Programme

DAY ONE

30 August 2021

Time

Session

12:00 – 16:00

Beach volleyball and Streetball tournament – group stage
Sponsored by Onde

13:00 – 16:00

Registration

13:00 – 14:30

SIDE EVENT
Develop Baltica 2+3 With Us. Tips on how to get involved in PGE and Orsted’s joint project
Baltica 2+3 Inauguration
Event partner:

14:00 – 16:00

Side event
International Cooperation
Event partner:

Workshop
Digitization for optimization of wind farm
operations
How to optimize wind farm efficiency using state- of-the-art tools for digital efficiency analysis

Santiago Lopez, Head of Asset Management, UL
Renewables

Workshop partner:

15:00 – 16:00

Lunch

Lunch

16:00 – 18:00

Wind energy and electricity market in Poland

  • RES auctions
  • Overview of wind power in Poland
  • Support scheme
  • Electricity market in Poland
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Grid connection
  • Current challenges
  • Pace of project development

Moderator:
Janusz Gajowiecki, President of the Board, Polish Wind Energy Association

Invited speakers:

  • Marcin Ścigan, Director, Department of
    Renewable Energy, Ministry of Climate and Environment
  • Marek Szymankiewicz, Vice-President, Enea
    Operator
  • Grzegorz Kazimierski, Technical Sales
    Manager, SiemensGamesa
  • Paweł Ryglewicz, Head of Regulatory &
    Markets, Poland, EDP Renewables
  • Piotr Gutowski, Vice-President, Onde
  • Jan Biernacki, Vice-Director, pwc
  • Representative of PZU

Panel Partner:

Offshore wind — COVID-19 recovery of the Polish economy

  • Act on the promotion of production of
    electricity from offshore wind farms —
    regulations
  • Executive (secondary) regulations
  • Sector Deal for development of offshore
    wind in Poland
  • Ports and infrastructure
  • State aid notification
  • How to manage project risk by certification
    – benefits from OW certification

Moderator:
Kamila Tarnacka, PhD, Vice-President, Polish Wind
Energy Association

Invited speakers:

  • Zbigniew Gryglas, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Assets 
  • Mariusz Witoński, President, Polish Offshore
    Wind Energy Society (PTMEW)
  • Michał Śmigielski, CEO, Morska Agencja Gdynia
    Sp. z o.o.
  • Katarzyna Szwed-Lipińska, Director, Renewable
    Energy Department, Energy Regulatory Office
  • Jarosław Broda, President, Baltic Power
  • Representative of Equinor
  • Representative of DNV GL

19:00

Garden Party
Sponsor:

DAY TWO

31 August 2021

Time

Session

09:00 – 10:00

Charity Run

Sponsor:

09:00 – 10:30

Registration

10:30 – 12:30

MAIN SESSION
“How to (re)start the engine of the Polish economy?”

  • The Polish Deal, wind power and the National Recovery Plan
  • The role of wind power in Poland’s energy transition
  • Industrial power sector
  • Electrification or hydrogen economy?
  • Onshore or offshore?
  • How energy companies can accelerate transformation?
  • Improvements in permitting for RES

Moderator:
Kamila Tarnacka, PhD, Vice-President, Polish Wind Energy Association
Janusz Gajowiecki, President of the Board, Polish Wind Energy Association

Invited speakers:

  • Anna Kornecka, Undersecretary of State, Minister of Development, Labour and Technology
  • Ireneusz Zyska, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Climate and Environment, Government
    Plenipotentiary for Renewable Energy Sources
  • Artur Soboń, Secretary of State, Ministry of State Assets
  • Jadwiga Emilewicz, Member of Parliament
  • Grzegorz Tobiszowski, Member of European Parliament
  • Nils de Baar, Vestas Northern & Central Europe
  • Wojciech Dąbrowski, President, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.
  • Giles Dickson, CEO, WindEurope
  • Grzegorz Górski, COO, Ocean Winds
  • Sebastian Jabłoński, President, Respect Energy

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

The future of onshore wind energy in Poland

  • Amendments to the
    Distance Act
  • Timeline of legislative
    works
  • Building wind turbines
    in forests
  • Safety improvements in
    wind farm operation
  • Spatial planning reform
    and streamlining of
    permitting procedures
    in the context of
    implementation of RED
    II Directive

Moderator:
Magdalena Klera-Nowopolska, PhD, Head of Environment &
Development Department, Polish Wind Energy Association

Invited speakers:

  • Anna Kornecka, Undersecretary of State, Minister of Development, Labour and Technology
  • Edward Siarka, Secretary of
    State, Ministry of Climate
    and Environment*
  • Wiktoria Rogaska, Counsel, DWF Poland
  • Olga Sypuła, Country
    Manager, European Energy
    Polska
  • Andrzej Ziółkowski, President, Office of
    Technical Inspection
  • Wojciech Sztuba, Partner
    TPA Poland

Panel partner:

Offshore wind — a new deal

  • Development of new
    projects
  • Potential of the Polish
    Exclusive Economic Zone
  • How will new seabed
    permits (PSZW) be
    awarded?
  • Who will develop new
    offshore wind projects?

Moderator:
Karol Lasocki, PhD, Partner, DWF Poland

Invited speakers:

  • Marek Gróbarczyk, Secretary of State, Ministry
    of Infrastructure (tbc)
  • Tomasz Sikorski, Vice- President, PSE S.A. (tbc)
  • Sławomir Michaluk, Offshore Project Manager, Vestas
  • Jarosław Wajer, Partner, EY
  • Representative of RWE
    Renewables
  • Representative of OW
  • Representative of CIP

Panel Partner:

Technologies, modernization and new services

  • LTE (Life Time Extension) —
    going beyond the standard 20
    years’ lifetime
  • New generation wind turbines
  • Optimization of wind turbine
    operation
  • Forecasting

Moderator:
Wojciech Cetnarski, Vice- President, Polish Wind Energy
Association

Invited speakers:

  • Santiago Lopez, Head of Asset
    Management, UL Renewables
  • Representative of wind
    turbine manufacturer

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00

Who will ensure continuity of
power supply under cPPA?

RE-Source Poland Hub

Side event

Moderator: Irena Gajewska, Vice-President, RE-Source
Poland Hub Foundation

  • Directions of
    development of power
    exchange market for RES
    and cPPAs
  • Private wire
  • Implementation of RES
    directive and definition of
    cPPA
  • cPPA in Poland

Invited speakers:

  • Piotr Ciołkowski, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Krzysztof Müller, Head of
    Market Poland, Alpiq
    Energy SE
  • Representative of Respect
    Energy

Panel Partner:

The potential of Polish
enterprises and their role in the wind energy supply chain

  • Local supply chain
  • How to harvest the
    potential of Polish
    enterprises?
  • Instruments and
    possibilities for support
    from state institutions in
    development of Polish
    supply sector for
    offshore wind, e.g. guarantees, preferential
    loans, non-repayable
    funds, export support, etc.
  • Key barriers and
    challenges

Moderator:
Piotr Czopek, Director, Polish Wind Energy Association

Invited speakers:

  • Prof. Konrad Świrski, Warsaw University of
    Technology (tbc)
  • Andrzej Kaźmierski, Deputy Director, Low- Emission Economy Department, Ministry of Development, Labour and Technology (tbc)
  • Krzysztof Płonka, Chief
    Specialist for Diagnostics, Ecol
  • Representative of Deutsche Windtechnik
  • Representative of PKN
    Orlen
  • Representative of DEME

Panel Partner:

Hydrogen and wind

  • Need for storage of
    hydrogen as energy carrier – differences between
    supply and demand
    profiles
  • Model for use of hydrogen
    from wind power to
    stabilize the Polish power
    system
  • Using large-scale energy
    storage in creation of
    hydrogen economy
  • Power-to-X – decarbonisation potential of Polish industry with green hydrogen production from offshore wind farms

Moderator:
Szymon Kowalski, Board Advisor, Polish Wind Energy Association

Invited speakers:

  • Arkadiusz Sekściński, Phd, Vice-President, PGNiG S.A.
  • Remigiusz Nowakowski, President, Lower Silesian
    Institute of Energy Studies
    (DISE)
  • Representative of Respect
    Energy
  • Representative of Energy
    Policy Institute
  • Prof. Piotr Kacejko, Politechnika Lubelska

Panel Partner:

16:00 – 18:00

Beach volleyball and Streetball tournament — finals

20:00

Gala Dinner

DAY THREE

1 September 2021

Time

Session

10:00 – 10:30

Registration and morning coffee

10:30 – 13:00

Workshop

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

*tbc

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