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Conference Programme

Wednesday 14th May

9:30AM-10:30AM

WELCOME ADDRESS

  • Ramón De Luis Serrano, President, AEGPL
  • Paolo Dal Lago, President, Assogasliquidi
  • Marco Doria, Mayor of Genoa
  • Carlo Fidanza, Member of the European Parliament

SESSION 1:Part 1
THE HEAT IS ON: NEW DIMENSIONS IN OFF-GRID ENERGY MARKETS
The traditional off-grid energy market is changing, with consumers
having more options than ever before and more involvement in
their energy choices. This session will look at how companies in
the LPG sector are responding to these new challenges, and the
environmental merits of LPG in the off-grid energy mix.
Moderator: Paolo Dal Lago, President, Assogasliquidi

Organic Growth Opportunities in the Commercial and
Industrial Segments
Paul Ladner, Vice-President - Marketing, UGI International

The New Generation of Hybrid Boilers
Stefano Casandrini, Strategic Marketing and Renewable
Energy Business Development Manager, Ferroli SpA

10:30AM-11:00AM

Coffee Break in the Exhibition
Commercial Presentation in the Exhibition by Kosan Crisplant

11:00AM-1:00PM

SESSION 1: Part 2
THE HEAT IS ON: NEW DIMENSIONS IN OFF-GRID ENERGY MARKETS

Thermal Biomasses in Italy, Economic and Environmental impacts
Davide Tabarelli, President, Nomisma Energia

Bio-Propane, Production, Economics, and Carbon Footprint
Eric Johnson, Managing Director, Atlantic Consulting

Targeting Carbon: Demonstrating the Benefits of LPG in the Off-Grid Energy Mix
Lisa Thomson, Policy and Communications Manager, UKLPG

Followed by:

Keynote Speech
Carlo Pettinelli, Director for Sustainable Growth and EU 2020, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

1:00PM-3:00PM

 Lunch in the Exhibition
 Commercial Presentations by Mauria Udyog, Cavagna Group, and  RegO

3:00PM-4:30PM

SESSION 2: Part 1
POLE POSITION: KEEPING AUTOGAS IN FRONT OF THE COMPETITION 
Autogas is Europe’s leading alternative fuel, with around 12 million cars on the road already. How can we sustain this growth in the
face of increasing competition from other fuels? What factors will determine success in Autogas markets in the future, and what can
the Autogas sector do to keep increasing uptake?
Moderator: Nick Black, Vice-President LPG, Argus Media

Alternative Gaseous Fuels: Outlook to 2020
Pietro Boggia, Principal Consultant, Frost & Sullivan

An overview of the Italian Automobile LPG OEM and DOEM market: trends and perspectives
Marco Seimandi, Sales & Marketing Director, BRC Gas Equipment

Repsol and Autogas, Strategies, Achievements and Lessons Learned So Far
David Fernandez de Heredia Anaya, Repsol

LPG and Alternative Fuels Strategy at General Motors
Federico Galliano, General Motors

4:30PM-5:00PM

Coffee Break in the Exhibition
Commercial Presentation in the Exhibition by Lock America

5:00PM-6:00PM

SESSION 2: Part 2
POLE POSITION: KEEPING AUTOGAS IN FRONT OF THE COMPETITION 

Autogas in International and European Technical Legislation
Antonio Erario, Italian Ministry of Transport

Opportunities for Autogas in After-OEM
Sven Bakkes, Sales Manager, Prins Autogassytemem BV

Bi-Fuel, Diesel-gas, Diesel-blend Systems: Successful
Implementation of LPG for a Fleet in Austria
Gerhard Oelsinger, Managing Director of the Region Alps, Flaga Group

6:00PM-7:30PM  WELCOME RECEPTION IN THE EXHIBITION

Thursday 15th May

9:30AM-11:00AM

SESSION 3: SOURCING YOUR PRODUCT: STRATEGIES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND OUTLOOK IN THE SUPPLY SECTOR
This session will focus on the supply strategies, wholesale prices, shipping and trading LPG. Analysts and market participants will offer their views on the latest from markets in the Mediterranean, Europe, and globally, as well as discussing some of the key issues and
factors that drive the market.
Moderator: David Tyler, Director, WLPGA

European LPG Trends and Markets 2014
Nick Black, Vice-President LPG, Argus Media

World LPG Market Overview: Finding a Home for Surplus LPG
Olivier Abadie, Director, IHS CERA

The Challenges of Hedging in an Illiquid Market
Mark Plyte, Financial Director, Flogas Group

LPG Mediterranean market: outlook, flows and trading ideas
Antonio Barani, CEO and Founder, Ankor Energy Group

11:00AM-11:30AM

Coffee Break in the Exhibition
Commercial Presentation in the Exhibition by Silicon Controls

11:30AM-1:00PM

SESSION 4: INNOVATION FOR GROWTH IN THE LPG SECTOR
Innovation is the foundation of sustaining success in business. With LPG undoubtedly one of the most versatile energy products in the market today, this session will showcase strategies, technological developments, and applications for today and tomorrow.
Moderator: Rainer Scharr, Managing Partner, Friedrich Scharr KG

Features and Benefits of Gas Absorption Heat Pumps
Maurizio Rota, International Business Development Manager, Robur SpA.

Shrink Sleeve Label Application for Cylinders
Pulat Oktay, Production Director, Aygaz

Sustainability in Action at SHV Energy
Tamas Morvai, Head of Strategic Business Support, SHV Energy

Small Engines, Big Opportunities, Making the Most of an Exceptional Energy
Giorgio Basaglia, Director for Greengear Project,
Cavagna Group

1:00PM-3:00PM

Lunch in the Exhibition
Commercial Presentations in the Exhibition by Digicom, Clesse Industries Novacomet, and Sterling SIHI

3:00PM-4:00PM

SESSION 5: Part 1
GETTING ENERGY FROM POLICY – THE IMPACT OF POLICY ON THE LPG SECTOR
Local, national, and European policy is a key driver of energy markets, with politicians and officials having more and more influence on the decisions of consumers. This final
session will focus on the key policy issues surrounding LPG, and how we, as an industry, can respond.
Moderator: Emily Waterfield, Energy Journalist, Mlex

The Energy Taxation Directive
Marco Iuvinale, Director of International Relations, Finance Department, Italian Ministry of Finance

2014: The European Revolution - What it means for the EU and LPG
Diederik Peereboom, Director, Burson Marsteller

4:00PM-4:15PM Coffee Break in the Exhibition
4:15PM-5:15PM

SESSION 5: Part 2
GETTING ENERGY FROM POLICY – POLICY CASE STUDIES FROM THE LPG SECTOR

Transposition of the Energy Efficiency Directive
Emilie Coquin, Communications Manager, CFBP

Action Plan Air Quality: Priority for Low Emission Energy
Dr. Andreas Stuecke, General Manager, DVFG

Energy Efficiency Legislation in Slovenia: The Right Approach?
Borut Socic, Head of LPG, Petrol Slovenia

5:15PM-5:30PM CLOSING REMARKS AND PRESENTATION OF THE 2015 AEGPL CONGRESS, BERLIN,GERMANY
7:30PM-11:00PM

GALA DINNER
ACQUARIO DI GENOVA (GENOA AQUARIUM)

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