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2015 Conference Agenda 

The 2015 conference agenda offers delegates a real opportunity to understand and debate issues-focused solutions that address not only the immediate concerns of today but also provide a blueprint for the longer term.

Conference networking opportunities include an optional tour to the Santiago Bernabéu (Réal Madrid) Stadium followed by a gala dinner at the Casino de Madrid and a post-conference visit to Red Electrica's Renewable Energy Control Center (Cecre).

 

Day 1

Day 2

28 October 2015

 

8:00 – 9:00

Registration

9:00 – 9:10

Chairmen's opening remarks

Alberto Martin Rivals
Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Spain
Peter Kiss
Founder and Chairman of the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference, Partner, Energy and Natural Resources, Nordics

Michael Salcher

Partner, Deal Advisory; Head of Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in Germany; Head of Power & Utilities EMEA

9:10 – 9:20

Welcome address

John Scott, Deputy Chairman, KPMG International, Chair of KPMG’s EMEA region,Chairman, KPMG in Spain

Day 1 Opening keynote speaker

9:20 - 10:00

José Manuel Barroso, Former President of the European Commission (2004-2014), Former Prime Minister of Portugal

(2002-2004)

How can the EU stay on a sustainable economic development curve and stay globally competitive in the context of the 2030 climate and energy framework?

Roundtable 1: Global environmental challenges: climate change & emission reductions

10:00 - 10:50

Panelists to be confirmed

10:50 - 11:00

Moderated discussion and Q&A

11:00 - 11:30

Morning coffee break

Roundtable 2 - Global supply challenges: the power mix of the future

11:30 - 12:20

Panelists to be confirmed

12:20 - 12:30

Moderated discussion and Q&A

12:30 – 13:30

Networking buffet lunch

Roundtable 3 - Innovation & technology: the emergence of smart consumers and decentralized energy models

13:30 – 14:20

Panelists to be confirmed

14:20 - 14:30

Moderated discussion and Q&A

Breakout sessions  

14:30 - 15:30

How to transform the heart of an industrial nation – lessons learned from the German Energiewende

 

- How to transform the heart of an industrial nation – lessons learned from the German Energiewende

- The consequences of a regulatory tsunami for the utility industry

- Snapshot of the current situation in the German utility sector

- Relevant challenges for other markets
- Lessons learned 

- Moving forward: How to seize the opportunity

 

Chaired by Nikolaus Kerssenbrock,  Partner, KPMG in Germany 

Strategy

Chaired by Gregory Pestrak,  Partner, KPMG in the UK

Regulatory challenges for DSO in a decentralized electricity system


- The energy sector transformation towards a decentralized electricity sector
- New actors from the small distributed generation side and an active role for the consumers
- Distributor System Operator (DSO) new functions and responsibilities
- A new regulatory framework to deal with TSO-DSO-Distributed generation-Consumers relationships

 

Chaired by Carlos Solé,  Partner, KPMG in Spain

How asset management can contribute to excellence


- What is / not is asset management?
- Benefits of asset management
- AM around the world – KPMG global survey
-How to set it up – guidance on ISO 55001?
- Case: Asset Performance & Whole Life Cycle Costing

 

Chaired by Daniel PaironGlobal Lead KPMG Asset Management

Uncharted waters ahead: How to navigate with foresight through energy turbulences

 

- Session looks at major turbulences and future challenges in the P&U sector

- Reflects and builds on “Energy – Quo Vadis” scenarios 2035+

- Focusses on the transfer of scenarios into strategy and innovation

- Introduces a strategic foresight process for P&U decision makers

- Exemplifies foresight management by use of energy-related case examples

 

Chaired by Dr. Heiko von der Gracht, Head of Think Tank for Futures Management, Institute of Corporate Education e. V. (incore) and KPMG AG Consulting

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon coffee break

Roundtable 4 - Rethinking regulation in power & gas

16:00 - 16:50

Panelists to be confirmed

16:50 - 17:00

Moderated discussion and Q&A

17:00 - 17:15

Chairmen's closing remarks

Alberto Martin Rivals
Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Spain
Peter Kiss
Founder and Chairman of the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference, Partner, Energy and Natural Resources, Nordics

Michael Salcher

Partner, Deal Advisory; Head of Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in Germany; Head of Power & Utilities EMEA

17:30 - 19:00

Optional tour to the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Réal Madrid Stadium)

20:00 - 23:00

Conference Gala Dinner at Casino de Madrid (coach transfer is provided)

29 October 2015

8:00 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 9:10

Chairmen's opening remarks

Alberto Martin Rivals
Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Spain
Peter Kiss
Founder and Chairman of the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference, Partner, Energy and Natural Resources, Nordics

Michael Salcher

Partner, Deal Advisory; Head of Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in Germany; Head of Power & Utilities EMEA

Day 2 Opening keynote speaker 

9:10 - 9:40

Simon Upton, Environment Director, Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)


Transformation of the global energy sector to fuel sustainable economic development

Roundtable 5 - Successful business models in Renewables: lessons learnt and future challenges

9:40 - 10:30

Panelists to be confirmed

10:30 - 10:40

Moderated discussion and Q&A

10:40 – 11:10

Morning coffee break

Roundtable 6 - Trends in energy financing: new energy investors and innovative models

11:10 - 12:00

Panelists to be confirmed

12:00 - 12:10

Moderated discussion and Q&A

Closing Keynote Speaker

12:10 - 12:50

Miguel Arias Cañete

European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

12:50 - 13:00

Chairmen's closing remarks

Alberto Martin Rivals
Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Spain
Peter Kiss
Founder and Chairman of the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference, Partner, Energy and Natural Resources, Nordics

Michael Salcher

Partner, Deal Advisory; Head of Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in Germany; Head of Power & Utilities EMEA

14:30 - 16:00

Optional post-conference visit: Red Eléctrica Control Centre of Renewable Energies (Cecre)

Contact

For enquiries regarding the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference please contact:

gpc@kpmg.com

 

Peter Kiss


Alberto Martin Rivals

Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Spain

 

  

Peter Kiss

 

Peter Kiss

Founder and Chairman of the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference, Partner, Energy and Natural Resources, Nordics 
 

 

Michael Salcher

 

Michael Salcher

Partner, Deal Advisory; Head of Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in Germany; Head of Power & Utilities EMEA

 

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