9th ENERGY FORUM (2015)
Karpacz 22-24 January 2015, Poland





  • Opening plenary session 
  • 3 thematic paths, each composed of panel discussions, reports, presentations, lectures, key-note addresses: 
  • Two receptions
  • Participants from the energy sector: business people, leading experts and key politicians from Poland and other EU countries, Ukraine, Russia and Central Asia and USA 
  • Awards ceremony
  • Hot spot tables, networking opportunities
Tentative agenda:
Day 1: 
  • Arrival
  • Report Presentation (2 PM)
  • Plenary session
  • Discussion panels
  • Reception
Day 2: 
  • Thematic Blocks (panels, presentations, key-note speeches)
  • Reception
Day 3: 
  • Thematic Blocks (panels, presentations, key-note speeches)
  • Departure


  • Plenary session: Common EU Energy Policy: Wishful Thinking or Reality?
  • Panel discussions
I. Exploration / Transport / Processing of Hydrocarbons
  1. Together or Alone? Towards Energy Security in Europe
  2. Shale gas – a Chance or an Illusion? 
  3. Challenges for the European Gas Market
  4. The Geopolitical Importance of the Aegean – Baltic Energy Interconnection
  5. The Role of the European Companies in the Modernisation and Handling Gas Transport from Ukraine
  6. Energy as a Factor of Integration
II. Electricity Production and Distribution/Energy Investment 
  1. International Financial Institutions and their Role in the Energy Projects in CEE
  2. Infrastructure and Cross-Border Investments in the Energy Sector
  3. Rule of Law in the International Energy Policy – the Role and Importance of International Treaties and Agreements
  4. Perfect Balance – In Search of an Optimal Energy Mix
  5. Nuclear Energy in Europe – How Much Politics, How Much Economy? 
  6. Competitiveness on the Electricity Market
III. Renewables/Climate Policy/Environmental Protection
  1. EU Climate Package 2030 and its Impact on the European Industry 
  2. Low Emissions Policy – at What Price? 
  3. Smart cities – Investment for the Future Generations
  4. Innovations in Renewables – Investment Cost versus Future Profits
  5. Wind Farms in Central and Eastern Europe
  6. Clean Coal Technologies – Prospects for Development 


Conference center: Hotel Gołębiewski****, Conference Center
Address: Karkonoska street 14, 58-540 Karpacz


The Forum is intended to serve as a discussion platform for politicians, business executives and experts. Approx. 600 participants from Poland and abroad are expected to attend it.


ENERGA Group is one of the four largest groups of energy companies in Poland the leader of the Polish market in terms of the share of renewable energy in own production. The Group’s core activities include the distribution and generation of and trading in electricity. It supplies and sells electricity to more than 2.9 million customers, both households and the business sector. ENERGA Group is the third largest integrated distribution system operator in Poland.


A company with over half a century of experience in the copper ore mining and processing sector. KGHM has a number of rich mineral resources on three continents – in Europe and the Americas. Since 1997 KGHM’s shares have been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, and since 2009 the company has been one of the select group of companies forming the prestigious RESPECT Index, recognised for their commitment to responsible corporate behavior. Copper and silver are the two main products of KGHM, whose quality is attested to by internationally respected market certificates issued by the exchanges in London, Shanghai, Dubai and New York. The company employs over 18.5 thousand people.

The PGE Capital Group is Poland’s largest energy sector company with respect to sales revenues and net profit. Thanks to the combination of its own fuel resources, power generation and distribution networks, PGE guarantees a safe and reliable power supply to over 5 million households, businesses and institutions.

Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A. is the operator of electric energy transmission system in Poland. The company, owned by the State Treasury, has a special importance for Polish economy. The scope of its responsibility is defined in the Energy Law.PSE deals with transmission of electric energy to all regions of Poland taking care for balancing as well as maintenance and development of the system. One of the main objectives of PSE is to ensure continuous functioning and reliable operation of the transmission system. More info: www.pse.pl.

Baker & McKenzie is one of the world' largest law firms with presence in both developed markets and in the areas with the highest economic growth potential. More than 4200 lawyers from 77 offices render services in 47 countries.The Warsaw office opened in 1992, belongs to the elite of the largest and the most frequently recommended law firms in Poland, as shown by its high position in prestigious rankings, such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal500.


CEZ Group is a Czech energy company, operating in Central and Southeastern Europe and Turkey. The core of its business is generation, trading, and distribution of power and heat, as well as coal mining. CEZ is listed both on Prague and Warsaw Stock Exchange,with the Treasury of Czech Republic as the biggest shareholder. CEZ started the operation in Poland in 2006 by taking over Skawina Power Plant and ELCHO Chorzów HPP. Its main activity in Poland concentrates on the production and trading of electricity and heat delivery and consistent analyses of the potential of the Polish energy market, especially in the area of wind energy.

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. 

The Polish Power Exchange (POLPX) was established at the end of 1999. It is the only licensed energy exchange in Poland. The launch of POLPX was one of the first steps towards the liberalisation of the Polish electricity market and the privatisation of the power sector. Since February 2012 POLPX has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.POLPX operates the following markets: electricity (Commodity Forward Instruments Market with Physical Delivery – CFIM, Day-Ahead Market – DAM, Intraday Market – IDM and gas market (CFIM, DAMg), as well as Property Rights Market. Since December 2010 POLPX and Nord Pool Spot operate joint day-ahead markets on a market coupling basis for the Swe-Pol Link between Sweden and Poland.

PERN “Przyjaźń” S.A. is an dynamically developing Capital Group including PERN “Przyjaźń” S.A. and its four subsidiaries: OLPP Sp. z o.o., Naftoport Sp. z o.o., CDRiA Sp. z o.o. and Siarkopol Gdańsk S.A. PERN “Przyjaźń” S.A. that specializes mostly in transport and storing petroleum. Altogether, the group has 3.0 million cubic metres of storing capacity for petroleum and 1.8 million cubic metres of storing capacity for fuels. It also has a marine loading terminal with the capacity of 34 million tons of petroleum per year.

PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna Spółka Akcyjna is one of concerns, constituting the biggest group in the power industry in the country – Polska Grupa Energetyczna. The company business is lignite mining and production of electricity and heat. PGE GiEK S.A. consists of the headquarters and 12 branches, located in nine provinces. They are lignite mines, thermal power plants and CHP plants. 

CJR Wind is the brand name of CJR Renewables Company, owned by Portuguese CJR Group and acting in the wind sector since 2002. CJR Wind has presence both in Europe and Latin America with headquarters in Portugal and offices in Spain, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Germany, UK, Chile, Dominican Republic, Jamaica. As a full turnkey service provider under BoP/EPC formats CJR Wind portfolio has now more than 2500MW. The range of services includes; designing, civil construction works, electrical works, grid connection, WTG sea and land transportation, mechanical and electrical WTG installation, commissioning.

Global Tech represents ideas associated with technology of energy generated from wind stream and acquired at the level of photovoltaic conversion, combined in a hybrid system with heat pumps of air-water type. We promote ecological lifestyle and dissemination of ideas on thermal and energy independence. The company's mission is to reach the recipient's awareness through physical contact with existing solution and technology.

Gołębiewski Hotel in Karpacz is located, at the foot of Śnieżka, the highest peak of Karkonosze Mountains, It is an excellent place for summer and winter rest. The hotel offers almost 880 rooms. Gastronomy in Hotel: Green Restaurant offers European cuisine a’la carté. Patio Café it serves coffee, tea, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, desserts. Red Restaurant serves meals in form of Swedish buffet, breakfasts, lunches, suppers. Entertainment: Night Club, Amusement Arcade, Bowling Hall, Tropikana Water Park: swimming pools, slides, saunas, jacuzzi, graduation tower, salt cave, ice cave, gym.

















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