Energy Resources of the Caspian and Central Asia: Regional and Global Outlook

To address the energy challenges in Eurasia region, the IAEE (International Association for Energy Economics) has started conducting a series of Eurasian conferences. The 4th Eurasian Conference on the topic of the “Energy Resources of the Caspian and Central Asia: Regional and Global Outlook” will take place in Nazarbayev University on October 17-19, 2019.

The conference program is being prepared by an International Program Committee to ensure that critical issues of vital concern and importance to governments and industries are presented, considered and discussed from all perspectives. In this context, many existing sessions on key current energy issues, featuring internationally established speakers and lively discussions, can be expected.

If you are academic from Nazarbayev University, the attendance is free. You just need to register and show valid academic identification.

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Conference program

Keynote speakers

Christophe Bonnery, President, International Association for Energy Economics
Turganov Dyussenbay, First Vice President, Central Asian Electric Power Corporation CAEPCO
Adam Sieminski, President, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
Gina Cohen, Lecturer and Consultant, Haifa Technion University, Israel
David Knapp, Past President, IAEE
Troy Thomson, IAEE Council member, Vice President for Business and Government Aairs; Business Planning and
Analytics Manager at Chevron
Cetin Incekara, BOTAŞ, Turkey
Yukari Yamashita, IAEE President-Elect
Ainur Sospanova, Head of Renewable Energy Sources Department, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Dr. Peter Howie, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University
Ying Fan, Beihan University Professor and President, Chinese Low-Carbon Association;
Vice President for Academic Aairs, IAEE
Dr. Nurali Yusifbayli, Deputy Chairman, State Agency on Alternate and Renewable Energy Sources,
Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan Republic
Prof. Dr. Kornelis Blok, Delft University, Netherlands
Hoesung Lee, Past President, IAEE
Dr. Farhad Taghizade, Asian Development Bank Institute
Dr. Erol Metin, Independent Consultant, SEM (Sustainability, Energy & Management) Consulting
Davit Narmania, Commissioner, Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission
Boyko Nitzov, Team Leader for Gas Infrastructure Development within the Gas Department, Agency for the
Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Dr. Eunnyeong Heo, Vice President for Communications, IAEE
Ahmet Turkoglu, CEO, EPİAŞ, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Vilayat Valiyev, Director of Institute for Scientific Research on Economic Reforms (ISRER),
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Vice President of IAEE for Regional Aairs
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Haas, Vienna Technology University
Prof. Dr. Ionut Purica, Professor at Hyperion University, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Romanian
Scientists, former President (State Secretary) of the Romanian Nuclear Agency
Dr. Osman Bulent Tor, Managing Partner and Director, EPRA – Engineering
Sarah Jezernik, Deputy General Manager, Plinovodi d.o.o, Slovenia
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Madlener, Aachen University
Haluk Sayar, General Coordinator, AVERE Turkey Electric Mobility Association; General Manager,
ENR-G Energy Consultancy, Turkey
Almat Kabykenov, Institute for Energy Saving Kazakhstan