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“Managing Risks and Grasping Opportunitiesin the New World of Energy: How?”

10 December 2015, Istanbul

Sait Halim Pasha Palace

Köybaşı Caddesi No: 83 Yeniköy, İstanbul

TUESDAY, December 08, 2015 - <strong>Media Briefing</strong>

10:00-12:00   

Media briefing and off-the-record conversations at Swiss Hotel

WEDNESDAY, December 09, 2015 - <strong> "Young Leaders in Energy" </strong>

09:00-18:30               

“Young Leaders in Energy” programme’s launch meeting featuring “Grooming and Inspiring Young Leaders For Future Energy Roles”, hosted by Kadir Has University at Golden Horn Campus, Istanbul, and supported by our members.
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09 December 2015 YLE Programme

10 December 2015, Thursday

Agenda (as of 8 December 2015)

 

Moderator: Mehmet Öğütçü, Chairman, The Bosphorus Energy Club

08:00-08:45

Registration and coffees

 

09:00-09:30  

“Reflections from the three award winners of “The Young Leaders in Energy Programme”

 

09:30-11:00        

“How will our energy world be affected by the future economic and geopolitical powershift in the Middle East, Eurasia and Turkey?”
 Keynote Message: Taner Yildiz, Honorary Chairman, The Bosphorus Energy Club 
  • Sheikh Mohamed A. Althani, former Minister of Economy and Trade, Qatar
  • Murat Özgül, CEO, Gener Energy PLC.
  • Mircea Geoana, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Romania, and President, Aspen Institute
  • Valiollah Seif, Governor of Central Bank, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Ünal Aysal, Chairman, UNIT
  • David A. Merkel, former U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary of State and Director at National Security Council
  • Stephen Jones, Partner, Global Resources Communications Advisory.
  • Kanat Emiroğlu, Chairman, Naturelgaz.

11:00-11:30                       

Coffee Break

 

11:30-13:00           

“New Risks And Opportunities That Keep Us Awake At Night”
  • Julian Popov, former Minister of Environment, Bulgaria
  • Haydar Çolakoğlu, Chairman, EgeGaz;
  • Kenan Yavuz, CEO, Socar;
  • Alireza Daemi, Deputy Minister of Energy, Islamic Republic of Iran;
  • Nick Catsaras, Partner, Hakluyt;
  • Fatih Baltacı, President, Akfel.

13:00 – 14:00          

Light Lunch

 

14:00-15:40          

“What’s New: Solutions and Options in Energy, Geoplitics and Investment?”  introduced by Sefa Aytekin, Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey.
  • Ashti Hawrami, Minister of Natural Resources, KRG, Iraq;
  • Mehmet Sepil, Chairman, Sepil Holding;
  • Tony Hayward, Chairman, GlencoreXstrata plc.;
  • Fuad Akhundov, Chief Executive Officer, Akkuyu Nuclear;
  • Issa Mashayekhi, NPC International Managing Director & Board Member;
  • Javad Amin-Mansour,Director, Trade and Energy Negotiations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Iran;
  • Jonez Kopac, Director, Energy Community Secretariat

 

15:40-16:00            

Coffee Break

 

16:00-16:20          

Launching World Petroleum Congress in 2017
  • Jozsef Toth, President, World Petroleum Congress, introduced by Arne Walther, former Chairman, IEA Governing Board, and Ambassador of Norway
  • Besim Şişman, CEO, Turkish Petroleum, introduced by Yannos Papantoniou, former Minister of Finance and Economy, Greece

 

16:20-18:30          

“Changing Dynamics In Energy Markets”                                  

Moderators: Rüya Bayegan, Board Member, Bayegan Group, and Berris Ekinci, Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey

  • Bud E. Fackrell, CEO, BP Turkey
  • Leigh Turner, Director – General, UK Trade and Investment, Turkey, Central Asia and Caucasus, United Kingdom
  • Norbert Schwieters, Global Energy Utilities Mining Leader, PwC Europe
  • Robert Alpen, Head of Natural Gas, Gunvor International
  • Patrick J. Regis, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Turkey and Central Asia, Iran
  • Fatih Alpay, President, Arar Petroleum
  • Vugar Farman Aliyev, Managing Partner, KPMG, Azerbaijan

 

19:30 – 22:00  

Restricted dinner at Çırağan Palace, only by invitation exclusively for Club members and special guests, hosted by Ömer Faruk Özgül, Chairman, Özgül Holding and the Club member.

The informal discussion,under the “Chatham House Rules”will be kicked off by remarks from Taner Yildiz, Honorary Chairman, The Bosphorus Energy Club, and Kaher Tahat, CEO, Saudi Crown Fund.

 

FRIDAY, 11 December 2015<strong> Bilateral one-to-one meetings</strong>

Bilateral one-to-one meetings between Club members, special guests and participants to be arranged upon request.

SPEAKERS

Moderator: 

09:30-11:00 How will our energy world be affected by the future economic and geopolitical powershift in the Middle East, Eurosia and Turkey?
11:30-13:00 New Risks And Opportunities That Keep Us Awake At Night
14:00 – 18:30 “What’s New: Solutions and Options in Energy, Geoplitics and Investment?”
16:00-16:20 “Launching World Petroleum Congress in 2017”
16:20-18:30 Changing Dynamics In Energy Markets”
19:30-22:00 Restricted dinner

MEDIA

The meeting is not open to media, except for the young leaders in energy programme and exclusive interviews with key guests and speakers if they desire so. The Chatham House rules apply.

Media will be briefed prior to the meeting on 8 December, Wednesday, 10:00 am.

If so requested, bilateral meetings will be facilitated between Club members and special guests both in the margins of the meeting as well as on 9 and 10 December 2015.

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

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BEC-3, 11 December 2014, Istanbul

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BEC-2, 27 June 2014, Istanbul

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BEC-1, 12 December 2013, Istanbul,

MEMBERS

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LOGISTICAL ARRANGEMENTS

Hotels

Our team has compiled below options, with special discounts, for hotel and travel to facilitate your participation in the meeting and bilateral engagements.

Please contact any of the hotels below of your choice offering various discount rates directly for participants. To benefit from special rates, please refer to The Bosphorus Energy Club/PwC when making your reservation.

Raffles Istanbul Hotel
http://www.raffles.com/istanbul/
Zorlu Center, Besiktas, Istanbul
34340 Turkey
T +90 212 9240200

Contact: Can Yulug
Can.Yulug@raffles.com
+90 530 7993666

Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent

http://www.wyndhamistanbullevent.com/en/
Esentepe Mah. Büyükdere Cad. No: 177-183 34394 Şişli,İstanbul
Tel: +90 (212) 386 10 00

Contact: Hakan Arslan
hakan.arslan@wyndhamgrandlevent.com
+90 (553) 514 92 34

Çıragan Palace Kempinski

http://www.kempinski.com/en/istanbul/ciragan-palace/welcome/
Ciragan Caddesi 32,34349 Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 326 46 46

Contact: Esra Hamut Tuncel
esra.hamut@kempinski.com
+90 212 258 29 89

Renaissance Otel Bosphorus

www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/istbo-renaissance-istanbul-bosphorus-hotel/BarbarosBulvari No: 145, 34349 Besiktas, Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 340 70 00

Contact: Özge Kaymaz
reservation.bosphorus@polatholding.com

Point Otel Barbaros

http://www.pointhotel.com/barbaros/english/
Esentepe Yıldız Posta Cad. No:29 Şişli, Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 337 30 00

Contact: Sibel Bozkurt
sbozkurt@pointhotel.com

Four Seasons Bosphorus Hotel

http://www.fourseasons.com/bosphorus/
Çırağan Cad. No. 28, 34349 Beşiktaş Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 381 40 00

Contacts: Merve Bilen Totrakan
merve.bilen@fourseasons.com
+90 212 381 40 37

Edition Otel

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/isteb-the-istanbul-edition/
Büyükdere Cad.No:136 Levent-İstanbul
Tel: +90 212 317 77 00

Contact: Nilüfer Lafiş
nilufer.lafis@editionhotels.com

Radisson Blu Bosphorus

http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-istanbul/contact
Çırağan Cad. No:46 34349 Ortaköy Istanbul
Tel+90 212 310 1500

Contact: Didem Tongansoy
didem.tongansoy@radissonblu.com
Tel+90 310 15 44

Grand Tarabya Hotel
http://thegrandtarabya.com/home.aspx
Haydar Aliyev Cad. Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 363 33 00

Contact: Gökhan Tosun
Gokhan.tosun@thegrandtarabya.com

Transfer

Please note that it costs around €30 by taxi (around one hour driving) from Atatürk Airport to hotels in central Istanbul.

Our Travel Agency

Our Travel Agency: If you need assistance for travel, please feel free to contact our travel agency Viking Tour – Elif Odabaş (elif.odabas@vikingturizm.com.tr) +90 212 334 26 94

and Dilek Özdemir at ( dilek.ozdemir@vikingturizm.com.tr)) +90 212 334 26 95. After 21:00 pm at +90 532 403 57 24

Our contact details

Throughout the event, please feel free to contact Havva Dilmen (havva.dilmen@tr.pwc.com) and Eda Tugrul (eda.tugrul@tr.pwc.com) for your any enquiries.

Regarding substance of the programme, please feel to communicate to m.ogutcu@bosphorusenergyclub.org

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10 December 2015, Istanbul, “Managing Risks and Grasping Opportunities in the New World of Energy: How?” Agenda

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