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Event dates: 
Thursday, 13 May, 2010
Vilnius, Lithuania

A conference co-organised by
The European Engineering Industries Association (Orgalime),
The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and
The Engineering Industries Association of Lithuania (LINPRA)
with the support of the Lithuanian Standards Board (LST)


09.00 - 09.20 - Welcome and introductory message

Mr. Vaclovas Šleinota, President of LINPRA
Mr. Henrikas Bernatavičius, Vice Minister of Energy of Lithuania

Mr. Pierre Lucas, Senior Adviser at ORGALIME
Mr. Giuliano Monizza, Vice­President of T&D Europe Association, Vice­President of ABB Group

Panel I. Energy strategy of the European Union and Lithuania:
sustainable development and long­term safety

09.20 - 09.45 - Priorities of development and prospects of the Lithuania energy sector
Henrikas Bernatavičius, Vice Minister of Energy of Lithuania

09.45 - 10.10 - ELECTRA: role and activities of standardization in the European Union and Lithuania
Brunonas Šičkus, Director of the Lithuanian Standards Board LST, Member of CENELEC

10.10 - 10.35 – ELECTRA: challenges and opportunities for the EU engineering industry
Pierre Lucas, Senior Adviser at ORGALIME

10.35 - 10.50 - Networking coffee break

Panel II. – More progressive cities: needs of the public sector and business opportunities striving to enhance the energy efficiency of the urban maintenance

10.50 - 11.15 – Needs and opportunities of the public sector: cogeneration of heat and power
Valdas Lukoševičius, President of the Lithuanian Energy Consultants Association LEKA

11.15 – 11.40 - Needs and opportunities of the public sector: the Panevėžys municipality case
Mr. Zita Tverkutė, Head of the Ecology Division of the Panevėžys (City Municipality)

11.40 - 12.30 - Lunch break

Panel III. – More progressive energy infrastructure: challenges and business opportunities in the field of energy production, transmission and distribution

12.30 - 12.55 – Business opportunities in the field of energy production, transmission and distribution Giuliano Monizza, Vice­President of T&D Europe Association, Vice­President of (ABB Group)

12.55 - 13.20 – Smart Grid standardization in CEN­-CENELEC Tony Field, Marketing Manager ­ Electricity UK with Itron, CENELEC representative and participant in the Working Group on data handling, safety and data protection in the frame of Task Force Group on Smart Grids

12.30 - 13.45 – Challenges, achievements and prospects of the Lithuanian district heat utilities sector

Mr. Vytautas Stasiūnas, President of the Lithuanian District Heating Association LDHA

Panel IV. More progressive manufacturing and competitive products: innovations, products and solutions

13.45 - 14.10 – Innovation Strategy and support programmes in Lithuania Almantas Danilevičius, Director of Department of Innovation and Knowledge Society of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania

14.10 - 14.35 – Rational utilisation of renewable energy sources Arvydas Galinis, the Chief Researcher of the Energy Complex Research Laboratory of the Lithuanian Energy Institute

14.35 - 14.50 - Coffee break

14.50 - 15.10 – Expertise of Lithuanian companies in technological solutions for utilisation of renewable energy resources and enhancement of energy efficiency Remigijus Baltrušaitis, General Manager of UAB "Axis Industries"

15.10 - 15.25 – ICT solutions for smart networks Žilvinas Binisevičius, Director of UAB "Baltijos informacinės sistemos"

15.25 - 15.40 – Progressive illumination technologies and solutions: what are capable 3 watts of? Vytautas Rinkevičius, Project Manager of UAB "Gaudrė"

Panel V. Round table discussion on the ELECTRA conclusions from the Lithuanian perspective

15.40 - 16.40 – Moderators: Henrikas Mykolaitis, Director of LINPRA, and Vytautas Žeimantas, journalist of the business daily Verslo Žinios Participants: Mr. Giuliano Monizza, Mr. Arvydas Galinis, Mr. Remigijus Baltrušaitis, Mr. Vytautas Rinkevičius, Mr. Žilvinas Binisevičius

16.40 - 17.30 – Informal discussions and networking among the participants

Working languages: of the workshop: Lithuanian and English (with simultaneous translation)

Dinner: You are cordially invited to attend the networking dinner which will take place on the eve of our workshop, on 14 of October 2009(see registration form). This is an ideal opportunity to network with our speakers and other participants.

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