Forum Programme

  1 June 2023, Thursday
  08:00 - 09:00REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
  09:00 - 09:05OPENING REMARK


Parviz Shahbazov,
  09:05 -10:30PLENARY PANEL: NEW ENERGY ORDER IN THE TRANSITION PERIOD
 
  • Global energy architecture and global energy security.
  • Role of Azerbaijan's energy sector in the energy security and energy balance of Europe.
  • International cooperation in the development of the energy sector.
  • Expanding energy partnership: how much supply can be secured?
  • Cross-border cooperation to create new perspectives and partnerships.
  • Defining Europe's post-crisis energy future.
  • How are rising gas prices and a new attitude towards energy security changing the outlook for natural gas.
  10:30 - 11:00COFFEE AND NETWORKING
  11:00 - 12:30CEO ROUNDTABLE: DEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS FOR NEW GLOBAL ENERGY ORDER


Rovshan Najaf,
  • How energy security issues, low carbon transition and global geopolitics affect the strategic development of energy companies?
• Reshaping the global energy system: How should companies deal with the uncertainty of the energy crisis and plan?
• Global energy transition process: Ensuring energy balance and transition to renewable energy sources.
• How to accelerate the energy transition in the face of the energy crisis?
• Changing energy balance and diversifying energy sources.
• How are security of supply issues changing trends in fossil fuel investment.
  12:30 - 13:30LUNCH AND NETWORKING
  13:30 - 14:30DEFINING NEW ENERGY MARKET STRUCTURES: ENERGY PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS
  • How will cuand supply shortages change the relationship between producing and consuming and influence demand growth?
• Roadmap for hydrogen and electricity projects. Distribution of energy resources in the world market.
 
 
  14:30 - 15:30RENEWABLE ENERGY POTENTIAL OF THE CASPIAN REGION
  • Renewable energy sources and projects as part of energy security.
• Opportunities for the use of renewable energy sources in the countries of the Caspian region.
• Development of renewable energy infrastructure: Roadmaps and development plans.
• Offshore and onshore potential of the Caspian Sea as sources of renewable energy.
• Green energy projects implementation. Export of energy resources from Azerbaijan.
  15:30 - 16:00COFFEE AND NETWORKING
  16:00 - 17:00ACHIEVING CARBON NEUTRALITY, CYCLICAL ECONOMY AND ESG PRINCIPLES IMPLEMENTATION
  • Green energy investors position in face within the energy crisis
• Fossil fuels financing changing in the face of growing global energy needs
• Achieving new zero emission targets: How projects of energy companies are being implemented.
  17:00 - 17:30COFFE AND NETWORKING
  17:30 - 18:30THE ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN A SUCCESSFUL ENERGY TRANSITION AND ACHIEVING “NET-ZERO”
  • Cooperation between energy companies and educational institutions in the preparation of young professionals to meet the latest industry requirements.
• Retraining energy industry employees to ensure a successful energy transition.
• Reviewing innovative staff training methods (VR, AI).
• Initiatives, partnership programs and implemented programs.
  18:30END OF DAY ONE
  19:00OFFICIAL FORUM OPENING RECEPTION
  Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in Azeri and Russian languages


  2 June 2023, Friday
  09:00 - 10:00REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
  10:00 - 10:05OPENING REMARK
  10:05 - 11:00EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CASPIAN REGION
  • Will high energy prices contribute toward new investments in exploration and production?
• Industry trends and prospects for new exploration and production projects in the Caspian Sea and onshore.
• Analysing status of ongoing projects and plans for further development (ACG, Shah Deniz, Umid, etc.).
  11:00 - 11:30COFFEE AND NETWORKING 
  11:30 - 12:40GAS DIALOGUE: THE ROLE OF GAS SUPPLY DURING THE ENERGY CRISIS
  • The role of Azerbaijan in ensuring the energy security of Europe.
• What volumes can Azerbaijan provide in the face of volatility in energy prices and global increased demand for energy.
• Can Azerbaijan become a transport route to Europe?
• What volumes of gas transportation is Turkey's infrastructure ready for?
• Transportation and storage of gas: Prospects for modernisation and potential of the existing and planned gas infrastructure.
• Ensuring the safety of pipelines and infrastructure.
 
  12:40 - 13:40LUNCH AND NETWORKING 
  13:40 - 14:30ENERGY TRADING
  • How does geopolitics redirect trade flows and redefine relationships?
• How would energy trade flows change if countries bypass Russian energy products, and what would be the consequences?
• Evolution of gas trading schemes and international payments for energy resources.
• What are the risks and opportunities for traders?
  14:30 - 15:00COFFEE AND NETWORKING 
  15:00 - 16:00INDUSTRY 4.0 AND CYBER SECURITY IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
  • Implementation of modern technological solutions: Business cases and success stories.
• Implementation of innovative solutions based at the intersection of various industries (Big Data, IoT, AI, Data Analytics).
• Case studies  of business transformation and application of Industry 4.0 in energy projects.
  16:00 - 17:00GREEN HYDROGEN
  • Latest development trends in the global hydrogen market: Current situation and development prospects.
• Definition of the role of Azerbaijan in the development of hydrogen.
• Overcoming the challenges associated with transport and storage of hydrogen: The latest technological solutions.
  17:00 - 17:30CLOSING REMARK
  17:30END OF THE FORUM
 
  Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in Azeri and Russian languages



1st Day
1 June, Thursday
08:00 - 09:00
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
09:00 - 09:05
OPENING REMARK
Welcome Address
Parviz Shahbazov, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan
09:05 -10:30
PLENARY PANEL: NEW ENERGY ORDER IN THE TRANSITION PERIOD
  • Global energy architecture and global energy security.
  • Role of Azerbaijan's energy sector in the energy security and energy balance of Europe.
  • International cooperation in the development of the energy sector.
  • Expanding energy partnership: how much supply can be secured?
  • Cross-border cooperation to create new perspectives and partnerships.
  • Defining Europe's post-crisis energy future.
  • How are rising gas prices and a new attitude towards energy security changing the outlook for natural gas.
10:30 - 11:00
COFFEE AND NETWORKING
11:00 - 12:30
CEO ROUNDTABLE: DEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS FOR NEW GLOBAL ENERGY ORDER
Keynote Speaker
Rovshan Najaf, President, SOCAR
• How energy security issues, low carbon transition and global geopolitics affect the strategic development of energy companies?
• Reshaping the global energy system: How should companies deal with the uncertainty of the energy crisis and plan?
• Global energy transition process: Ensuring energy balance and transition to renewable energy sources.
• How to accelerate the energy transition in the face of the energy crisis?
• Changing energy balance and diversifying energy sources.
• How are security of supply issues changing trends in fossil fuel investment.
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCH AND NETWORKING
13:30 - 14:30
DEFINING NEW ENERGY MARKET STRUCTURES: ENERGY PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS
• How will cuand supply shortages change the relationship between producing and consuming and influence demand growth?
• Roadmap for hydrogen and electricity projects. Distribution of energy resources in the world market.
 
 
14:30 - 15:30
RENEWABLE ENERGY POTENTIAL OF THE CASPIAN REGION
• Renewable energy sources and projects as part of energy security.
• Opportunities for the use of renewable energy sources in the countries of the Caspian region.
• Development of renewable energy infrastructure: Roadmaps and development plans.
• Offshore and onshore potential of the Caspian Sea as sources of renewable energy.
• Green energy projects implementation. Export of energy resources from Azerbaijan.
15:30 - 16:00
COFFEE AND NETWORKING
16:00 - 17:00
ACHIEVING CARBON NEUTRALITY, CYCLICAL ECONOMY AND ESG PRINCIPLES IMPLEMENTATION
• Green energy investors position in face within the energy crisis
• Fossil fuels financing changing in the face of growing global energy needs
• Achieving new zero emission targets: How projects of energy companies are being implemented.
17:00 - 17:30
COFFE AND NETWORKING
17:30 - 18:30
THE ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN A SUCCESSFUL ENERGY TRANSITION AND ACHIEVING “NET-ZERO”
• Cooperation between energy companies and educational institutions in the preparation of young professionals to meet the latest industry requirements.
• Retraining energy industry employees to ensure a successful energy transition.
• Reviewing innovative staff training methods (VR, AI).
• Initiatives, partnership programs and implemented programs.
18:30
END OF DAY ONE
19:00
OFFICIAL FORUM OPENING RECEPTION
2nd Day
2 June, Friday
09:00 - 10:00
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
10:00 - 10:05
OPENING REMARK
10:05 - 11:00
EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CASPIAN REGION
• Will high energy prices contribute toward new investments in exploration and production?
• Industry trends and prospects for new exploration and production projects in the Caspian Sea and onshore.
• Analysing status of ongoing projects and plans for further development (ACG, Shah Deniz, Umid, etc.).
11:00 - 11:30
COFFEE AND NETWORKING 
11:30 - 12:40
GAS DIALOGUE: THE ROLE OF GAS SUPPLY DURING THE ENERGY CRISIS
• The role of Azerbaijan in ensuring the energy security of Europe.
• What volumes can Azerbaijan provide in the face of volatility in energy prices and global increased demand for energy.
• Can Azerbaijan become a transport route to Europe?
• What volumes of gas transportation is Turkey's infrastructure ready for?
• Transportation and storage of gas: Prospects for modernisation and potential of the existing and planned gas infrastructure.
• Ensuring the safety of pipelines and infrastructure.
 
12:40 - 13:40
LUNCH AND NETWORKING 
13:40 - 14:30
ENERGY TRADING
• How does geopolitics redirect trade flows and redefine relationships?
• How would energy trade flows change if countries bypass Russian energy products, and what would be the consequences?
• Evolution of gas trading schemes and international payments for energy resources.
• What are the risks and opportunities for traders?
14:30 - 15:00
COFFEE AND NETWORKING 
15:00 - 16:00
INDUSTRY 4.0 AND CYBER SECURITY IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
• Implementation of modern technological solutions: Business cases and success stories.
• Implementation of innovative solutions based at the intersection of various industries (Big Data, IoT, AI, Data Analytics).
• Case studies  of business transformation and application of Industry 4.0 in energy projects.
16:00 - 17:00
GREEN HYDROGEN
• Latest development trends in the global hydrogen market: Current situation and development prospects.
• Definition of the role of Azerbaijan in the development of hydrogen.
• Overcoming the challenges associated with transport and storage of hydrogen: The latest technological solutions.
17:00 - 17:30
CLOSING REMARK
17:30
END OF THE FORUM
 

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