Conference Agenda Day 1 & Full Speaker List

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Ministers

H.E. Natasa, Pilides, Minister of Energy, Commerce & Industry, Republic of Cyprus

H.E. Costas Kadis, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus, Republic of Cyprus

H.E. Mrs. Karine Elharrar, Minister of Energy, Republic of Israel

H.E. Dr. Saleh A. Al-Kharabsheh, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Industry & Operator Speakers

Professor Toula Onoufriou, President of CHC & Head of EMERGE CoE – Cyprus University of Technology

Dr. Andreas Poullikkas, Chairman, Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority

Aristofanis Stefatos, CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management

Demetris Fessas, Acting Director General, CHC

George Petrou, Chair – Energy Committee & Immediate Past Chair, Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation

Romain de La Martinière, Country Chair, TotalEnergies Cyprus

Amin Amin, Chief Operating Officer, Belsim Engineering USA, Inc.

Peter Stevenson, Eastern Mediterranean Editor, MEES

Ahmed Shaker, Completion Engineer, Belayim Petroleum Company

Dr Ioannis Kasoulides, Chairman of the Strategic Council, Euroasia Interconnector

Mr. George Polychroniou, Executive Director, Strategy, Development and Regulatory Affairs, DEPA

Ioannis Chomatas, Asset Development Division Director, DESFA

Fernando Kalligas, Head of Corporate Affairs, DESFA

Giuseppe Marino, President, Italy-Cyprus Chamber of Commerce

Dr Symeon Kassianides, Chairman, Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA/CyGas

Hassan Salah, Principle Offshore Engineering Structures, ENPPI

Mohamed Gaber, Pipeline & Piping Process Design Engineer, Petrojet

Eng. Mohamed About Bakr Khalifa, CEO, Sahara Chemical Solutions

Andreas Koutsoulides, Acting Commercial Director, CHC

Wissam Chbat, Board Member, Lebanese Petroleum Administration

Professor Panos Papanastasiou, Dean of School of Engineering, University of Cyprus

Kyriakos Spyropolous, Dynatron

Dr Louis Hadjioannou, Associate Researcher, Cyprus Marine & Maritime Institute (CMMI)

David Steed, General Manager, Buoyant Production Technologies 33.        Nick Fulford, Global Head Carbon, Gaffney

John Charalambides, EVP-MENA, Connector Subsea Solutions

Michalis Koutinas, Assistant Professor, Cyprus University of Technology

Mohamed Ahmed Taher, Reservoir Engineering Section Head, Rashid Petroleum Corporation

Aviv Kirshenbaum, Managing Director New Venture & Country Manager, Delek Drilling LP

George Campanellas, CEO, Cyprus Investment & Promotion Agency

Ahmed Samy, Completion & Workover Sector Manager, Petrobel

Gianpaolo Della Vendova, Southern Europe & Mediterranean, Data & Digital Management, Lloyds Register

Waleed Hagag, Technical Support Assistant General Manager & Information Security Researcher, Information Technology Department, Gasco

Francesco Cavallini, Head of Commercial Sonsub, Saipem Spa

Aloigi Elvira, Process & System Innovator, Offshore R&D Engineering, Saipem Spa

Mohamed Anwar Abdel-Ghany, Assistanf General Manager Reservoir Engineering, Belayim

Nicola Bertolini, Development Manager, Ambiente spa

David Cook, Business Development Manager, Subsea, Mediterranean & Caspian, TechnipFMC

Michele Capobianco, Managing Director, CENERGY srl

Elfride Covarrubias V./DNV Energy Systems

Terry Wood, SURF Engineering Manager, Worley

Professor Eleni Hadjiconstantinou, FORS. Dean, School of Business & Law, Frederick University

Carol Bailey, Head of Research, Dept of Maritime Transport & Commerce (DMTC), Frederick University

Mike Simopoulos – Lavar Shipping – RPT Group

Dr Angelos Menelaou, Head of Dept of Maritime Transport & Commerce, Frederick University

Dr Daniel Hayes, SUT

Liapis Nikolaos, Director, Oil & Gas, Hill International

Dr Demetris Kletou, Lecturer, Dept of Maritime Transport & Commerce, Frederick University, Director of Marine Environmental Research (MER) Labs LtdNikolaos Markou, PhD Candidate, University of Cyprus

Vincenzo Ercole Salazar, Global Head of Italian Infrastructure, Ance- National Association of Building Constructors

Dr Michalis Makrominas, DMTC Faculty, Study Economic Expert

Hossam Elmasry, Senior Petroleum Engineer, Petrobel

Dr Constantine Michailidis, Assistant Professor, EMERGE CoE, Cyprus University of Technology

Nicolas Barras, Aker Solutions

Marinos Constantinou, Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group

Dr Michalis Michaelides, Assistant Professor, Cyprus University of Technology

Dr Claudio Pasqualucci, Trade Commissioner, Italian Trade Agency

Dr Ahmed Sultan, Petrophysics Department Manager, Tharwa Petroleum

Dr Mark Hamilton, Principal Geoscientist, AMNE, PGS

Senem Uygun, Ocean Infinity

Ahmed Raafat, Completion Engineer, Petrobel

Dem Demetriou, Director, Atherion

Yannis Bassias, Former Chairman – HHRM

Lazaros Charalambous, Commercial Manager, DP World Limassol

Tiziana Perri, Senior Researcher, FEEM

Vincent Reboul Salze, Head of Israel Projects & Regional Development, Energean

Professor Constantinos Hadjistassou, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, University of Nicosia

Nicolas Droushiotis, Senior Project Engineer, CHC

Ryan Pereira, Global Director – Gas & LNG, GaffneyCline

Pavlos Stephanou, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology

Christophe Joly, Regional Manager ME & North Africa , OneSubsea, Schlumberger

Enrajda Cakali, Business Development Manager, Fameline Energy

Frédéric Lemois, Deputy Vice President, Doris Engineering

Espen Lindvik, Saga Subsea

Paul Duncan, Dynatron

Shady Shaker, Business Development Manager, Subsea 7

Makis Ketonis, Association Chairman, Hydrogen Association

Jostein Fylkesnes – Saga Subsea

Disclaimer: Please note that due to the size of the event, some sessions have and are liable to be amended with as much notice as we can. 

DAY ONE – HALL A – STRATEGIC STREAM

PLENARY SESSIONS, VIP ADDRESSES & DOING BUSINESS IN CYPRUS

PLENARY VIP, OPERATOR & MINISTERIAL PANELS

08.30-09.40 Delegate Registration & Pre-Conference Coffee Networking

09.40-09.50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

-Professor Toula Onoufriou, President of CHC & Head of EMERGE CoE – Cyprus University of Technology

PLENARY VIP & MINISTERIAL PANELS

09.50-10.10 Keynote Welcome Address from the Minister of Energy

-H.E. Natasa, Pilides, Minister of Energy, Commerce & Industry, Republic of Cyprus

10.10-10.50 Key Policy Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin

H.E. Mrs. Karine Elharrar, Minister of Energy, Republic of Israel

H.E. Dr. Saleh A. Al-Kharabsheh, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

10.50-11.10 Keynote & Welcome from the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company – What Does Cyprus Have to Offer the Global Energy Community?

-Professor Toula Onoufriou, President of CHC & Head of EMERGE CoE – Cyprus University of Technology

11.10-12.00 Networking & Coffee Break

12.00-12.20 Keynote & Welcome from Invest Cyprus – Doing Business in Cyprus

-George Campanellas, CEO, Cyprus Investment & Promotion Agency

12.20-12.40 Keynote: Doing Business in Cyprus with the Cyprus Federation of Employers and Industrialists

George Petrou, Chair – Energy Committee & Immediate Past Chair, Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation

12.40-14.00 Networking Luncheon – The Venue is then divided into three streams

Assessing the Outlook for a Clean Energy Transition in the Eastern Mediterranean

14.00-14.20 Keynote: The Regulator View – The Cyprus Future Energy Landscape

-Dr. Andreas Poullikkas, Chairman, Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority

14.20-14.40 DEFA – Delivering a Cleaner Energy Future for Cyprus

-Dr. Symeon Kassianides, Chairman, DEFA

14.40-15.00 The Euroasia Interconnector – Connecting Power Networks of the Eastern Mediterranean

-Dr Ioannis Kasoulides, Chairman of the Strategic Council, Euroasia Interconnector

15.00-15.30  Panel Debate: Developing Cyprus as an Energy Hub for the Wider Region 

– Dr. Andreas Poullikkas, Chairman, Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority

– Dr Symeon Kassianides, Chairman, DEFA

Demetris Fessas, Acting Director General, CHC

-Dr Ioannis Kasoulides, Chairman of the Strategic Council, Euroasia Interconnector

Ryan Pereira, Global Director – Gas & LNG, GaffneyCline  (Moderator)

15.30-16.00 Networking & Coffee Break / Press Briefing 

16.00-16.30 Opportunities  and cooperation for Italy in the Energy Sector  in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean Area

– Dr Claudio Pasqualucci, Trade Commissioner, Italian Trade Agency

Vincenzo Ercole Salazar, Global Head of Italian Infrastructure, Ance- National Association of Building Constructors

– Giuseppe Marino, President, Italy-Cyprus Chamber of Commerce

16.30-16.50 Dynamic Role of LNG as a Marine Fuel in Clean Energy Transition in the Eastern Mediterranean

Mr. George Polychroniou, Executive Director, Strategy, Development and Regulatory Affairs, DEPA 

16.50-17.10 End of Day Operator Keynote – TotalEnergies: Energy Transition and Renewables

Romain de La Martinière, Country Chair, TotalEnergies Cyprus

17.10-17.30 End of Day Industry Keynote from Hellenic Hydrocarbon Management Company

-Dr Aristofanis Stefatos, CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management 

17.30-17.40 Chair’s Closing Remarks

16.00-17.00 Opening Exhibition Floor Reception

DAY ONE – HALL B – TECHNICAL STREAM

Developing a Sustainable Energy in Cyprus – Infrastructure, Offshore and Maritime Considerations

14.00-15.00 Key Findings of the Blue Limassol Environmental Risk Assessment Study

–  Professor Eleni Hadjiconstantinou, FORS. Dean, School of Business & Law, Frederick University   

– Carol Bailey, Head of Research, Dept of Maritime Transport & Commerce (DMTC), Frederick University

Dr Angelos Menelaou, Head of Dept of Maritime Transport & Commerce, Frederick University 

Dr Demetris Kletou, Lecturer, Dept of Maritime Transport & Commerce, Frederick University, Director of Marine Environmental Research (MER) Labs Ltd

Dr Byron Ioannou, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, School of EngineeringFrederick University

– Elfride Covarrubias Villegas, Market Area Manager, Energy Systems, DNV

Dr Louis Hadjioannou, Associate Researcher, Cyprus Marine & Maritime Institute (CMMI)

The Shipping Outlook & Developing the Offshore Supply Chain in the Eastern Mediterranean

15.00-15.05 Chair’s Opening Remarks

– Enrajda Cakali, Business Development Manager, Fameline Energy

15.05-15.20 Keynote: Offshore Supply Chain Solutions

Lazaros Charalambous, Commercial Manager, DP World Limassol

15.20-15.35 Developing Cyprus as  Maritime Hub to Support Offshore E&P Activities

John Stamoudakis – EDT

15.35-16.00 Networking & Coffee Break

16.00-16.20 GASVESSEL, a Novel Solution for CNG Transport at Sea

– Michele Capobianco, Managing Director, CENERGY srl

16.20-16.40 The Art of the Supply Chain – Adding Value and Being an Investment Rather Than a Cost

Enrajda Cakali, Business Development Manager, Fameline Energy

-Espen Lindvik, Saga Subsea

Jostein Fylkesnes – Saga Subsea

16.40-17.00 Sea Traffic Management in the Eastern Mediterranean

Dr Michalis Michaelides, Assistant Professor, Cyprus University of Technology

17.00-17.10 Chair’s Closing Remarks

16.00-17.00 Opening Exhibition Floor Reception

DAY ONE – HALL C

EAST MEDITERANEAN PROJECTS, INFRASTRUCTURE, SUPPLY-DEMAND DYNAMICS & OFFSHORE LOGISTICS

14.10-14.30 New Eyes in the Ocean – the Next Generation of Subsea Technology (SUT) (Video Presentation)

-Steve Hall, Former Chair, SUT International Committee

14.30-15.00 Ocean Infinity: Deploying advanced marine robotics for safer and more sustainable data acquisition at sea

-Senem Uygun, Ocean Infinity

15.00-15.30 Deepwater Pipeline Tie-In & Repair Solutions with Advanced Robotics and Remote Technologies

John Charalambides, EVP-MENA, Connector Subsea Solutions

15.30-16.00 Networking & Coffee Break

16.00-16.30 Being Prepared for an Emergency: The Importance of EPRS to Allow Underwater Pipeline Operations

-Francesco Cavallini, Head of Commercial Sonsub,  Saipem Spa

16.30-17.10  Panel Debate: The Future for Subsea Remote Technology & Applications 

– Chair TBC

-Senem Uygun, Ocean Infinity

-John Charalambides, EVP-MENA, Connector Subsea Solutions

-Francesco Cavallini, Head of Commercial Sonsub,  Saipem Spa

Environmental Monitoring

17.10-17.30 Hydrocarbons and Crude Oil Markers Assessment in Deep Sediments of Pertusillo Lake (Basilicata, Italy): The Fingerprinting as Environmental Monitoring Approach

Tiziana Perri, Senior Researcher, FEEM

17.30-17.40 Chair’s Closing Remarks

16.00-17.00 Opening Exhibition Floor Reception