ENTSOG Annual Conference 2023 - 15 Years On and 15 Ahead: From Third Energy Package to Hydrogen & Decarbonised Gas Package

Dear Stakeholder,

Please join us at ENTSOG’s Annual Conference 2023 to discuss "15 Years on and 15 Ahead: From Third Energy Package to Hydrogen & Decarbonised Gas Package".

Date: 13 December 2023

Time: 14:00 - 18:30

Hybrid event: ENTSOG Office, 100 Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1000 Brussels and online

Keynote speeches:

  • MEP Jerzy Buzek, EPP & MEP Jens Geier, S&D (Rapporteurs for Hydrogen and Decarbonised Gas Market Package)
  • An Stroobandt (Deputy head of cabinet for the Federal minister of Energy in Belgium, Tinne Van der Straeten) 

ENTSOG was established by the Third Energy Package in 2009. This event will be an opportune moment to take stock of what has been accomplished together with our stakeholders and to consider the key principles to ensure the sustainability element is embedded in the gas TSOs work.  We also look to the future, to the EU Industrial Policy, the Hydrogen and Decarbonised Gas Market package, and European strategies for Carbon, Capture and Storage. 

Panel 1: Taking stock of the Third Energy Package: Key principles to take with us

Moderator: Sonja van Renssen

  • Tom Howes, European Commission
  • Csilla Bartok, ACER
  • Stephan Kamphues, ENTSOG President (2009-2021)
  • Torben Brabo, GIE
  • Doug Wood, EFET

Panel 2: Reform, Transition and Resilience: Meeting the needs of the EU Industrial Policy

Moderator: Sonja van Renssen

  • Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Hydrogen Europe
  • Gerald Kaendler, ENTSO-E
  • Nicola Rega, CEFIC
  • Olli Sipilä, ENTSOG Board Member and Gasgrid Finland
  • Christopher Jones, Florence School of Regulation

'Fireside Chat' to close conference: ENTSOG President Bart Jan Hoevers and ENTSO-E President Zbyněk Boldiš discussing electrons' and molecules' synergies for energy system integration and supporting net-zero technologies for the energy transition.

The conference programme is available at the Agenda tab.

Due to venue capacity limitations, please note that in-person attendance is by personal invitation only.

Access the conference online using this link: https://live.mymediazone.be/pages/ENTSOG2023

Please contact Carmel.Carey@entsog.eu should you have any questions or comments.

We look forward to your participation at the ENTSOG Annual Conference 2023!


Piotr Kuś, ENTSOG General Director

ENTSOG office:

Avenue de Cortenbergh, 100

1000 Brussels


Online: login details will be communicated in due time

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