IENE’s Energy and Development conference takes place every year and is a well-respected event among the energy and political community in Greece. As in previous years, the conference was well attended.
The event kicked off on Monday, 10 September 2009 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a panel discussion hosted by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Deputy Minister of Energy, Environment & Climate Change and the US Ambassador to Greece.
On Tuesday the Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Ms. Tina Bilbli, gave an opening speech at the conference centre itself. Another noteworthy speaker was Jean-Arnold Vinois, Head of the EU’s Energy Policy and Security of Supply Unit in DG-TREN.
Stathis Theodorpoulous, TAP’s Senior Country Consultant in Greece said, “IENE’s conference is the biggest and most important energy event in Athens and one that TAP was very pleased to be able to support.”
For more information on the conference, go to: www.iene.gr