EU Energy Policy and Energy Security of Central Europe X
[ARCHIVE 2012 - 2015]

(photos, videos & panellists' presentations)


Andrej Kiska

President of the Slovak Republic

Rastislav Chovanec

State Secretary, Ministry of Economy of SR

Lenka Kovačovská

Acting Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

András Aradszki

Minister of State for Energy, Ministry of National Development of Hungary

Maroš Šefčovič

Vice-President for the Energy Union, European Commission

Klaus Barthel

Member of the Bundestag (SPD), Deputy Chairman of the Economic Affairs and Energy Committee

Jozef Holjenčík

Chairman, Regulatory Office for Network Industries

Walter Boltz

Vice-Chair of the Board of Regulators, ACER, and the Executive Director of the E-CONTROL

What will be the conference about?

description & topics of conference

The aim of the 9th annual CEEC 2015 conference is to examine prospects for creating the Energy Union from the perspective of the Visegrad countries. Furthermore, the conference aims to assess the consequences of global energy trends on both energy security and economic competitiveness of the EU and, in particular, the region of Central Europe. It will pay special attention to the process of regional integration of gas markets, as well as market-coupling of electricity markets in the region; including prospects for the inclusion of the Balkan countries and Ukraine. In addition, it will examine expectations regarding the outcome of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, including implications it might have for the EU energy policy and energy system. Dinner sessions of the conference will also include other specific topics that are central to present developments in the energy sector of the EU and the region of Central Europe.

Panel I.
Energy Union: headway and the V4 perspective
Panel II.
World Energy Outlook 2015
Panel III.
The 2015 Paris Climate Conference: expectations versus implications
Panel IV.
Regional integration of gas markets and security of supply
Panel V.
Regional market-coupling of electricity markets


who brings the conference to you

Research Center of the Slovak Policy Association is an independent think-tank with a main focus on European integration. RC SFPA prepares independent expert analyses on the key questions of European integration and Slovak foreign policy, enhances academic discussions, organizes professional events, participates in international expert debates and encourages broader interest of Slovak citizens in global affairs. RC SFPA contributes to active engagement of Slovakia in the international community and mainly European Union.

Slovak Gas and Oil Association is an independent association of companies and experts active in gas industry and related sectors, fulfills integration role of Slovak gas industry with related sectors. SPNZ represents gas industry in the process of preparation of legal norms and technical regulations within legislative process in SR and mainly in relation to adjustment of respective legislation to legal environment of European Union.

The European Commission has Representations in all the Member States of the European Union. Duties of the Commission Representation in Slovakia include speaking for the Commission as its voice in Slovakia, reporting back to the Commission in Brussels on political, economic and social developments in Slovakia and providing information about the European Union across the Slovakia.


we are looking forward to meet you at Hotel Double Tree by Hilton in Bratislava


The conference is possible thanks to the kind support of: