Global

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

 

Moderated by Simon Virley, Partner, KPMG in the UK

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

 

Moderated by Alberto Martin Rivals, Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Spain

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

 

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

14:20 - 14:30

Moderated discussion and Q&A

Breakout (parallel) sessions

14:30 - 15:30

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 

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

- Asset management 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

Strategy in the power and utilities sector: How to navigate with foresight through energy turbulences?

 

- Session looks at major turbulences and future challenges in the power and utilities sector

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

- Focuses on the transfer of scenarios into strategy and innovation

- Introduces a strategic foresight process for power and utilities decision makers

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

 

Co-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 and Alberto Martin Rivals, Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, KPMG in Spain

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon coffee break

Roundtable 4 - Rethinking regulation in power & gas

16:00 - 16:50

Panelists to be confirmed

 

Moderated by Alistair Buchanan, Partner, Chair of KPMG in the UK's Power & Utilities Practice

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

 

Moderated by Antonio Hernandez, Partner, KPMG in Spain

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

 

Moderated by Darryl Murphy, Partner, KPMG in the UK

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

 

Registration is now open!

 

Register today to join us for the KPMG Global Power & Utilities Conference 2015.
Save EUR 200 if you register by 30 June 2015.