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WINDMission Lithuania conference

23-24 January 2019, Vilnius

On 23-24 January a conference WINDMission Lithuania will take place in Vilnius Tech Park, Antakalnio str. 17. The event is organized by The Lithuanian Wind Power Association and renewable energy professionals “The Voice of Renewables”.

Deloitte Legal Advocate Dr. Herkus Gabartas will attend the conference as a speaker and participant of a panel discussion “Investing in Lithuanian renewable energy sector”. He will present a topic “New Trends, Challenges and Opportunities in Wind Energy Development”.

Agenda

Day 1 – 23 January 2019 – Wednesday

08:00 Registration desk opens

09:00 Conference opening: Mr Derek Michalski, Editor-in-Chief, The Voice of Renewables/Mr Aistis Radavičius, Executive Director, Lithuanian Wind Power Association

09:10 Opening Keynote addresses:Lithuanian wind energy development policy – on the way to 45% renewables share by 2030.

Mr Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
Mr Virgilijus Poderys, Member of Seimas of Lithuania, Chair, Energy Commission of Seimas

Q&A time (Moderated by Mr Derek Michalski, Editor-in-Chief, The Voice of Renewables and Mr Aistis Radavičius, Executive Director, Lithuanian Wind Power Association

10:30 Networking break

11:00 Preparing to install your windfarm. Mr Mike Frampton​, Renewables Business Line Director, London Offshore Consultants LOC

11:30 Hybrid wind-solar projects in Lithuania. Mr Vidmantas Janulevičius, Valdybos pirmininkas/ Chairman of the Board Global, BOD Group

12:00 Sponsor presentation: Mr Gary Bills, Programme Director Wind Energy, Mott MacDonald – Financing wind in new / emerging markets.

12:30 Ms Stefanie Bourne, Business Director, Renewable Energy Project Development Renewables Advisory, DNV GL – Optimising pre-construction wind farms using engineering-based Cost of Energy modelling.

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Ms Julieta Silva, Chief Operating Officer, Megajoule – Importance of wind farm optimization and assessment on the new markets demands.

14:20 Panel discussion – Investing in Lithuanian renewable energy sector.

Moderator: Mr Jonas Saladžius, Managing Partner, Eversheds Saladžius

Mr Darius Maikstenas, CEO, Chairman of the Board, Lietuvos Energija
Mr Paulius Zurauskas, Head of Capital Markets, Baltic Division, SEB Bankas
Mr Herkus Gabartas, Associate Partner Energy & Infrastructure, Deloitte Legal
Mr Rytis Kėvelaitis, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
Mr Linas Sabaliauskas, Chief Executive Officer, 4energia / Enefit Green

15:20 Mr Giedrius Širka, Golden Parazyth – Renewable energy sources in a unique individual situation (In Lithuanian only)

15:50 Close of day 1

19:00 Evening networking dinner (requires separate registration, limited number of spaces)
Venue:Ertilo Namas, Šv. Jono g. 7 01123 Vilnius, Lithuania- www.ertlionamas.lt

 

Day 2 – 24 January 2019 – Thursday

09:00 Registration desk opens

09:30 Renewables and energy grid stability.

Mr Robin McCormick, Director of Operations, Planning and Innovation, EirGrid
Mr Donatas Matelionis, Head of Operations, Planning Division, Litgrid
Mr Victor Charbonnier, Senior Advisor Power Grids and Markets, WindEurope – Integrating large shares of wind energy in Lithuania.

10:30 Presentations:

Mr Mario Lopez, Senior Territory Manager, NRG Systems / Mr Myles Hand, Business Development Manager, WKS Global – Wind Resource Assessment: Today and Tomorrow.
Mr Herkus Gabartas, Associate Partner Energy & Infrastructure, Deloitte Legal – New Trends, Challenges and Opportunities in Wind Energy Development.

11:30 Networking break

12:00 Macroeconomic impact of wind energy on economy of Lithuania.

Mr Aistis Radavičius, Executive Director, Lithuanian Wind Power Association – Macroeconomic impact of wind energy on economy of Lithuania.

12:30 Lithuanian wind energy auction system.

Ms Dovilė Amanytė, Head of Renewable Energy Division, Ministry of Energy
Mr Paulius Zapolskis, Associate Partner, TGS Baltic Lawyers

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Panel discussion – the future of wind energy in Lithuania.

Moderator: Mr Aistis Radavičius, Executive Director, Lithuanian Wind Power Association

Mr Dominykas Tučkus, Executive Member of the Board, Chief Operating Officer, Lietuvos Energija
Mr Linas Sabaliauskas, Chief Executive Officer, 4energia / Enefit Green
Ms Diana Kazakevič, Acting CEO, Energijos tiekimas
Mr Gary Bills, Programme Director Wind Energy, Mott MacDonald
Mr Rytis Kėvelaitis, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

15:30 Close of conference

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