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Programme of the Forum held in 2021


GREEN TECH VILNIUS

ALFA hall

Opening remarks
EDUARDAS EIGIRDAS
(Editor-in-chief of VALSTYBĖ magazine)

OPENING SPEECH
VIKTORIJA ČMILYTĖ-NIELSEN
(Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania)

Vision of the Swedish society, business, and the country’s road to a green future and the potential of technology to prompt a breakthrough
SVANTE AXELSSON

National coordinator of Fossil Free Sweden

8.30-9.00

Presented by
ALFA hall

SESSION ON LITHUANIA’S GREEN ECONOMY

Green course as a path towards the growth of Lithuania’s business potential and the well-being of its citizens
JAROSLAVAS NEVEROVIČIUS

(Adviser to the President of Lithuania)

The green economy and environmental protection: Challenges and opportunities for the county, businesses, and the society at large
SIMONAS GENTVILAS

(Minister of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania)

Could the investments planned for 2021 enable Lithuanian businesses to facilitate the breakthrough of the green economy?
VIDMANTAS JANULEVIČIUS

(President at Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists)

European Union energy policies
KADRI SIMSON

(European Commissioner for Energy)

Discussion between political and business leaders
What should the Lithuanian Green Deal look like so as to secure state funding during the post-pandemic recovery?


Participants: JAROSLAVAS NEVEROVIČIUS, VIDMANTAS JANULEVIČIUS, SIMONAS GENTVILAS, SVANTE AXELSSON, VILIUS JUZIKIS, MINDAUGAS UBARTAS
Moderated by EDUARDAS EIGIRDAS

9.00-10.40 Presented by

Presented by
BETA hall

SESSION ON GLOBAL TRENDS

Welcoming remarks to the ambassadors participating in the Forum
ŽYGIMANTAS PAVILIONIS

(Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Seimas)

Could the Covid-19 pandemic transform into an economic recession and halt the breakthrough of the green economy in Europe and the US?
ŽYGIMANTAS MAURICAS

(Chief Economist at Luminor Lithuania)

How the green web of energy supply is going to look in the future?
DANIEL SCHWAB

(CEO of BRIGHTMERGE) (Israel)

Discussion between ambassadors
What could democratic countries do on their own and what they should try to do together to bring the world closer to a green future?


Participants: KEVIN REX (Ambassador of Canada to Lithuania), YOSSEF LEVY (Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania), INGER BUXTON (Ambassador of Sweden to Lithuania), ROBERT S. GILCHRIST (United States Ambassador to Lithuania), BRIAN OLLEY (United Kingdom Ambassador to Lithuania)
Moderated by VILIUS BERNATONIS (Managing Partner at TGS Baltic)

9.00–10.40 Presented by

COFFEE BREAK

10.40-10.50

Presented by
ALFA hall

SESSION ON LITHUANIA’S ENERGY POLICY

Vision of the Government: Speedier synchronisation, speedier green energy development, larger investment potential for businesses and the society at large
DAINIUS KREIVYS

(Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania)

Discussion between political and business leaders
„Which of Lithuania’s energy sector areas will be undergoing the most significant changes, opening the largest investment potential for Lithuania’s businesses and the public?“


Participants: DAINIUS KREIVYS, DARIUS MAIKŠTĖNAS, MARTYNAS NAGEVIČIUS, DARIUS ŠILENSKIS, AISTIS RADAVIČIUS
Moderated by EDUARDAS EIGIRDAS

10:50-12:00 Presented by

BETA hall

SESSION ON LITHUANIA’S TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS POLICY

Presentation of key tasks in the transport and communications sector
MARIUS SKUODIS

(Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania)

Towards a climate-neutral society through transforming Europe’s rail
CARLO BORGHINI

(Executive Director, Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking)

Discussion between political and business leaders
What changes are in store for the communications and transport sectors and which of them will have the most significant impact on Lithuanian businesses and the economy?


Dalyvauja: MARIUS SKUODIS, MANTAS BARTUŠKA, DARIUS RAŽINSKAS, LINAS SKARDŽIUKAS, CARLO BORGHINI
Moderuoja GYTIS KAMINSKAS (Partner, Head of Transport industry group at TGS Baltic)

10.50-12.00

ZETA hall

EU POLICY SESSION

The green agenda of the EU and its impact on economy
VIRGINIJUS SINKEVIČIUS

(European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries)

Discussion between political and business leaders
The green economy and the future of EU industry


Participants: VIDMANTAS JANULEVIČIUS, ALEXANDRE AFFRE
Moderated by TOMAS VASILEVSKIS (LPK Representative in Business Europe)

10.50-12.00

LUNCH BREAK

12:00-12:30

Presented by
ALFA hall

SESSION ON LITHUANIA’S LEADERSHIP IN THE AGE OF RES

The European Green Deal: About time to join?
HAROLDAS NAUSĖDA

(Member of the Board and Director for B2B Clients and Expansion at Ignitis)

Progress in wind, solar and other renewable energy sources that Lithuania should orient itself towards in order to make headway
MARTYNAS NAGEVIČIUS

(President at Lithuanian Confederation of Renewable Resources)

Producing customers today and tomorrow: when solar power is going to reach every Lithuanian house?
ANDRIUS KAVALIAUSKAS

(Head of Private customer service Departament at Ignitis)

Discussion between political and business leaders
What additional decisions are essential so as to ensure that RES development takes place at maximum speed and is as beneficial as possible to Lithuania and its people?


Participants: HAROLDAS NAUSĖDA, DAIVA GARBALIAUSKAITĖ, MARTYNAS NAGEVIČIUS, TADAS POVILAUSKAS, VILMA GAUBYTĖ, ANDRIUS KAVALIAUSKAS
Moderated by PAULIUS ZAPOLSKIS (Associate Partner at TGS Baltic)

12:30-14:10 Presented by

Presented by
EPSILON hall

SESSION ON LITHUANIA’S TRANSPORT SECTOR POTENTIAL

Port of Klaipeda. Marine direction for Lithuanian economy
ALGIS LATAKAS

(Director General at Klaipėda State Seaport Authority)

Go-green infrastructure of Lithuanian Railways: where are we and what's the plan?
KAROLIS SANKOVSKI

(CEO of LTG Infra)

Discussion between political and business leaders
What will be the key factors fostering the growth of Lithuania’s communications and transport sector in 2021 and what factors might limit it?


Participants: ALGIS LATAKAS, LAURA JOFFĖ, INDRĖ GENYTĖ-PIKČIENĖ, LORETA MASKALIOVIENĖ, KAROLIS SANKOVSKI
Moderated by EGIDIJUS SKRODENIS

12.30-14.10 Presented by

Presented by
ZETA hall

GREEN TECHNOLOGY: GREEN ENERGY NETWORK

‘How soon will hydrogen reshape the future of humanity?’
NIGEL HOLMES

(Chief Executive of the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association)

Delivering Affordable 100% Clean Energy with Disruptive Ammonia-to-Energy Technology
SHELLI ZAGARY

(Marketing Content & Strategy Manager at GENCELL) (Israel)
and
GIL SHAVIT
(GENCELL founder, president) (Israel)

The role of LNG in the green agenda: From biogas to hydrogen
JURGITA ŠILINSKAITĖ-VENSLOVIENĖ

(Head of LNG Commerce at Klaipėdos Nafta)

Discussion between politicians and experts
The network of green economy and green energy: How to build it today so that it meets future needs to the greatest possible extent?


Participants: NIGEL HOLMES, JURGITA ŠILINSKAITĖ-VENSLOVIENĖ, SHELLI ZAGARY, GIL SHAVIT
Moderated by ERVINAS ŠKIKŪNAS (Associate Partner at CIVITTA)

12.30-14.10 Presented by

COFFEE BREAK

14.10-14.20

ALFA hall

SESSION ON EU’S REGULATORY POLICY

„Energy Regulators as promoters of the energy transition"
DR. ANNEGRET GROEBEL

(President of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)

Contributions of the gas sector to the energy transition
DR. PEDRO VERDELHO
(Board member of the Portuguese Energy Services Regulatory Authority (ERSE)

Dynamic regulation: the example of the French regulatory sandbox
JEAN-LAURENT LASTELLE
(Commissionner of the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), France, Vice President of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)

Discussion
How could the regulatory framework accelerate the transition towards the climate-neutral energy system?


Participants: DR. ANNEGRET GROEBEL, JEAN-LAURENT LASTELLE, RENATAS POCIUS, DR. PEDRO VERDELHO
Moderated by ANDRIUS KAŽUKAUSKAS (Research professor Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Vilnius University)

14:20-15:55

BETA hall

SESSION ON GREEN CITIES POLICY

Vision of a green Vilnius: What will the capital look like in 2030?
REMIGIJUS ŠIMAŠIUS

(Mayor of Vilnius)

The green cities policy: Key principles to abide by
REMIGIJUS LAPINSKAS

(Member of the Board at World Bioenergy Association)

„Green City: from Policy to Change“
GINTARAS STAUSKIS

(Professor of the Department of Urbanism at Vilnius Tech)

Discussion between politicians and experts
What decisions are necessary to be made so that Lithuania’s largest cities and their residents benefit the most from the green policy?


Dalyvauja: REMIGIJUS ŠIMAŠIUS, REMIGIJUS LAPINSKAS, AGNĖ VAICIUKEVIČIŪTĖ, GINTARAS STAUSKIS
Moderated by EGIDIJUS SKRODENIS

14.20-15.55

ZETA hall

EFFECT OF GREEN TECHNOLOGY ON AGRICULTURE

Government’s key priorities in agriculture
KĘSTUTIS NAVICKAS

(Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania)

The Green Deal and the potential of digitisation in agriculture
AUGUSTAS ALEŠIŪNAS

(CEO of Art21)

AgriFood clusters as an X factor in creating a green economy in Lithuania
KRISTINA ŠERMUKŠNYTĖ-ALEŠIŪNIENĖ

(Cluster Manager/Coordinator at AGRIFOOD LITHUANIA DIH Senior research and development and innovation manager at ART21)

Discussion between politicians and experts
How will technologies transform agriculture and what decisions could help these changes deliver maximum economic benefits to farmers, the society at large, and the state?


Participants: KĘSTUTIS NAVICKAS, DARIUS ZUBAS, KRISTINA ŠERMUKŠNYTĖ-ALEŠIŪNIENĖ
Moderated by EDUARDAS EIGIRDAS (žurnalo VALSTYBĖ vyr. redaktorius)

14.20-15.55

COFFEE BREAK

15.55-16.05

ALFA hall

SESSION ON EU’S UNITY: SYNCHRONISATION

The progress of the synchronisation in the Baltic states
ALBINAS ZANANAVIČIUS

(Vice-Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania)

The EU’s energy system should be strengthening democracies, not dictatorships
PETRAS AUŠTREVIČIUS

(MEP)

Discussion between politicians and experts
What steps could the Baltic states and the EU take to ensure that a successful synchronisation furthers the goals of green and safe energy in the EU and the Baltics instead of bolstering the dictatorship-led project of the Astravets Nuclear Power Plant?


Participants: ALBINAS ZANANAVIČIUS, PETRAS AUŠTREVIČIUS, ŽYGIMANTAS PAVILIONIS, ROKAS MASIULIS, ARNOLDAS PRANCKEVIČIUS
Moderated by VILIUS BERNATONIS (Managing Partner at TGS Baltic)

16.05-17.30

Presented by
ZETA hall

GREEN TECHNOLOGY: MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH AREAS

Directions in the green policy of the US
JONATHAN MOORE

(Acting Assistant Secretary, OES at U.S. Department of State)

Which of the green technologies and green unicorns are major investment funds and the most influential investors targeting?
WILLIAM CARDWELL

(Partner at Open Circle Capital)

How smart energy day would look like?
PAULIUS KOZLOVAS

(Head Of Innovation at Ignitis Group)

Expert discussion
What technologies will have the most significant impact on building the green economy until 2030?


Dalyvauja: WILLIAM CARDWELL, JONATHAN MOORE, PAULIUS KOZLOVAS, AUDRIUS RUTKAUSKAS, LUKAS SAVICKAS, KEVIN KOYM
Moderuoja MINDAUGAS CIVILKA (Partner, Head of Technology Industry group at TGS Baltic)

16.05–17.30 Presented by

COFFEE BREAK

17.30-17.40

ALFA hall

Special presentation
A Global Transition to a Green Economy: what can countries and networks do more of to reach progressive climate and economic targets of 2030 and beyond?

JEANETTE JACKSON

(CEO OF FORESIGHT (CANADA)

SUMMARY DISCUSSION

Discussion between experts and business executives
How will the USD 2 tn investments planned by Joe Biden, technological progress, and the policies of the Government of Lithuania transform the future of business?


Participants: MARIUS GALDIKAS, NERIJUS MAČIULIS, DAINIUS VILČINSKAS, VLADAS LAŠAS, VILIUS BERNATONIS, AUDRIUS MILUKAS
Moderated by EDUARDAS EIGIRDAS

17.40-18.40

BETA hall

THE MAIN POLICIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION


Exclusive discussion between Vidmantas Janulevičius, president of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists and Reinhard Bütikofer, one of the leaders of EU's green policy about the policy of EU, the future of industry and green energy, the development of trade with China.

Participants: REINHARD BÜTIKOFER, VIDMANTAS JANULEVIČIUS

18.00–18.45

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