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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 Eléctrica'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, KPMG in 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) and former Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004)

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

10:00 - 10:50

Antonio Mexia, Chief Executive Officer, EDP

Matti Ruotsala, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to CEO, Fortum Corporation

Edward Davey, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change from 2012 to 2015

Dariusz Marzec, Vice President of the Management Board, Head of Development PGE

 

Moderated by Simon Virley CB, Partner and UK Chair, Energy and Natural Resources

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 in the new oil price scenario

11:30 - 12:20

José Bogas, Chief Executive Officer, Endesa

João Manso Neto, Chief Executive Officer, EDP Renováveis

Peter Smink, Chief Executie and Financial Officer, NUON Energy  

 

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

12:20 - 12:30

Moderated discussion and Q&A

12:30 – 13:30

Networking buffet lunch

Roundtable 3 - Innovation & technology: the emergence of the smart consumer and the decentralized energy model

13:30 – 14:20

Andrés Seco García, General Manager of System Operation Division, Red Eléctrica

Pablo Vegas, President and Chief Operating Officer AEP Ohio

 

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, Head of Energy & Natural Resources, KPMG in Germany

The future of DSOs
 

- Results of KPMG’s survey amongst European DSOs on their view of the evolution of the industry landscape between 2015 and 2020

- 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

 

 

Co-chaired by Carlos Solé Partner, Economics & Regulation Risk Consulting, KPMG in Spain and Jorn De Neve Partner, Deal Advisory, KPMG in Belgium

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 Pairon, Partner, KPMG in Belgium

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

Power Sector Developments in Sub-Saharan Africa – a game changer for the continent?

 

- How to supply nearly 2 billion people in 2050 with electricity?

- Key trends and drivers in the Power Sector in SSA – an overview

- Interdependencies with other sectors and with the overall economic growth

- Current opportunities and benefits from a market entry

- Successful projects – Examples from the public and private side

- The way forward – some provoking thoughts to clear with the old clichés

 

Co-Chaired by Klaus Findt, Partner, Africa Market Leader and Chief Operating Officer, Infrastructure & Major Projects and DeBuys Scott, Partner, Head of Infrastructure Advisory, Global Infrastructure Major Projects

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon coffee break

Roundtable 4 - Rethinking regulation in power & gas

16:00 - 16:50

Dr. Yoshitsugu Kanemoto, President, Organization for Cross-regional Coordiantion of Transmission Operators

 

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, KPMG in 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, KPMG in 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)

Roundtable 5 - Successful business models for renewables

9:40 - 10:30

Paul van Son, Country Chairman for MENA and Turkey, RWE AG and Former CEO, Dii Desertec

Rafael Mateo, Chief Executive Officer, Acciona Energy

Santiago Seage, Chief Executive Officer, Abengoa

Brent Cheshire, UK Country Chairman, DONG Energy UK

 

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 business models

11:10 - 12:00

Sergio Val, Senior Vice President Corporate Finance, Treasury & Insurance Division, ENGIE

Gordon Parsons, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (Europe) Limited

 

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 Canete, 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, KPMG in 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!

 

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