An International Dialogue for Tackling Global Energy Challenges
TTIP and Energy Storage
4th Annual Conference, EnergyIN
in association with Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD)
October 31st, 2014
Venue: FLAD auditorium, Rua do Sacramento à Lapa, 21, Lisboa
09h00 | 09h30
Registration of participants
09h30 | 09h45
Opening session
Jorge Gabriel, Member of the Executive Board of FLAD
Custódio Miguens, President of EnergyIN
09h45| 13h00
Morning session
09h45 | 10h30
TTIP and the Energy Sector
What will change with the TTIP - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between
the EU and the USA in terms of fuels supply, energy equipments, technological innovation?
Key-note speaker
Joseph Francois, World Trade Institute (Bern) and CEPR (London)
10h30 | 11h00
Coffee break
11h00 | 12h30
Round table moderated by Prof. Paulo Ferrão
The opportunities that can emerge from TTIP to European and national interests, from
different points of view.
a large European equipment manufacturer (SIEMENS)
João Silva Marques, CEO Energy (Portugal)
an European investor in USA in the energy sector (EDP RENOVÁVEIS)
Rui Teixeira, CFO
the Portuguese industry (CIP)
Luís Mira Amaral, General Council Vice-President
the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP)
Maria João Veiga Gomes, Department Manager
the Portuguese Agency for Innovation & Competitiveness (IAPMEI)
José Vale, Department Manager
12h30 | 13h00
13h00 | 14h30
Networking Lunch Sponsored by Siemens
14h30 | 17h00
Afternoon session
14h30| 15h30
“Energy Storage – A Key Challenge for Renewable Energies”
The successful deployment of renewable energies is largely dependent on the capacity to
store renewable electricity that has not yet been fully achieved. What can the dialogue
with international partners teach us?
Key-note speakers
Matt Roberts, ESA – Energy Storage Association (USA)
Deputy CEO
Luis Costa - EASE (European Association for Storage of Energy)
Chairman of the Technology & Value Assessment Committee
15h30 | 17h00
Round Table moderated by Prof. João Peças Lopes
Bottlenecks and opportunities in Portugal regarding energy storage solutions.
17h00 | 18h00
António Pita de Abreu, President
João Bento, CEO
Jorge Esteves, Director (Infrastructures and Networks)
Teresa Ponce de Leão, President
Nuno Martins, Specialist in Energy Planning
Closing and networking coffee