23 May 2019 | A38 Ship, Petőfi bridge, Buda side, Budapest, Hungary
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23 May 2019
A38 Ship, Petőfi bridge, Buda side, Budapest, Hungary
ENERGY BARGE FINAL CONFERENCE

Confirmed Speakers




Dr. Péter KADERJÁK

Hungarian Minister of State for Energy Affairs and Climate Policy


He obtained his Ph.D. in 2015 at Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. In 1998 he was appointed as Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Economic Affairs. In 2000-2003 he was the President of the Hungarian Energy Office. In 2001-2003 he was Chairman of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) and since 2004 he has been working there as Training Director for in-house energy regulatory trainings. He was the Director of the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research at the Corvinus University of Budapest from 2004 to 2018. Since 2018 he has been the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Policy at the Ministry of Innovation and Technology.




Thies FELLENBERG

Project Manager at the Agency for Renewable Resources (Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.)


In Germany, FNR is the central coordinating institution for research, development and demonstration projects in the field of renewable resources. FNR coordinates the ENERGY BARGE project with its fourteen partners from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania.



Otto SCHWETZ

Counsellor of the Senate of the City of Vienna, Vice-President of Pro Danube Austria, Chamber of Commerce of Lower Austria and Port of Vienna


For the last 14 years he has been the CEO of TINA Vienna Transport Strategies, the technical secretariat for the development of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) in Central and Eastern Europe. Since 1998 he has been the Chairman of the Pan-European Corridor VII – the Danube and since 2005 he has also been the Vice-President of Pro Danube Austria. He is also a consultant of the Port of Vienna.
In all of his positions he has worked on the development of inland navigation on the Danube together with the main related organizations as Inland Navigation Europe (INE) and European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP).




Henrietta BENKŐ

Advisor of EU Strategy for the Danube Region, Priority Area 2 (Sustainable Energy)


She is an Economist and Psychologist. Now she is working in Budapest as an Advisor for PA2 (Sustainable Energy Priority Area) of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.




Ann-Kathrin KAUFMANN

Director of Biobased Economy at the BioCampus Straubing GmbH


She is Director of Biobased Economy at the BioCampus Straubing GmbH and work package leader in the ENERGY BARGE project.




Prof. Dr. Wolfgang DORNER

Professor of Deggendorf Institute of Technology and Head of the Institute for Applied Informatics


He is professor of Computer Science at Deggendorf Institute of Technology and Head of the Institute for Applied Informatics of the university. His research is focused on spatio-temporal models and how to apply them to individual domains of application. Two of these domains are the bioeconomy and the energy sector.




Milica NIKOLIC

Project Manager of the Transport Development Team at viadonau – Austrian Waterway Company


She studied international business relations and business administration. Before joining viadonau in 2014, she worked at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and for the German Development Company (GIZ) in Serbia. At viadonau she is in charge of managing international projects aiming at promoting inland navigation and developing new transports on the Danube.

She is native speaker of Serbian and German, fluent in English and has a good command of Russian.




Simon HARTL

Head of the Transport Development Team at viadonau – Austrian Waterway Company


He studied urban and regional planning at the Vienna University of Technology and at the University of Manchester (GB) with focus on transport planning and infrastructure policy. In his position as the Head of Transport Development Team at viadonau he is responsible for the support of customers in the field of Danube logistics. Since 2007 he has worked on national and international projects which promote the further development of transport and logistics services along the Danube waterway.




Hauke KÖHN

Project Assistant at the Agency for Renewable Resources (Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.)


In Germany, FNR is the central coordinating institution for research, development and demonstration projects in the field of renewable resources. FNR coordinates the ENERGY BARGE project with its fourteen partners from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania.




Zoltan ERKEL

Project Assistant at MAHART-Freeport


He has studied Human Resources at Corvinus University of Budapest. In addition to his university studies, he worked for several large multinational companies such as Henkel or Aegon, and earlier at Cartoon Network in London. Working at these companies meant, that he gained experience in project planning, budget planning, general recruitment, sales and marketing campaigns. He has 4 years of management experience at creative field, while his managerial responsibilities also required budget planning. He has led projects in the creative field and participated in team management in the financial field.




Peter ROJKO

Head of Business Development and International Affairs at the Port of Vienna


He has been Head of Business Development and International Affairs at the Port of Vienna since 2009. After studying architecture at the technical University in Vienna and passing his civil engineering examination, he worked in the field of architecture and project development. In recent years, two Ten-T grant applications have been approved under his leadership, and several national and international projects have been positively evaluated. Since 2013, he has been the initiator of innovative, cooperative research projects at the Port of Vienna and has been responsible for networking at national and European level. In addition, he represents the interests of the Port of Vienna at international conferences and at the European level in Brussels. Since 2017 he has also been responsible for Development and Network at thinkport VIENNA, the mobility lab in the Port of Vienna.





Stanislav BLAŠKO

Deputy Commercial Director of Slovak Shipping and Ports JSC


He has worked in Slovak Shipping and Ports since 2004, currently as Deputy Commercial Director. He is responsible for Commercial Department and new projects in logistics.




Vjekoslav ŠIMUNOVIĆ

Senior Advisor at Port Authority Vukovar


His main interest and competence is in the field of port development. He is constantly working on preparation of ideas an projects vital for the future investments in technological and technical improvements of the port services. Therefore, he thinks projects like Energy Barge are opportunities to envisage port extension in order to attract more versatile cargo types that will after all provide financial stability for all port operators and reach better position on the market.

Registration

Closed since 22 May 2019

Location

A38 Ship, Budapest, Petőfi bridge, Buda side

Organised by

Participants

Austria 10
Bulgaria 1
Croatia 7
Germany 5
Hungary 54
Romania 3
Slovakia 4
United States 1
Total 85

Participants

Producer/Manufacturer 2
Port Operator 9
Shipping company 3
Transport Company 2
Distributer/Retailer 1
Service Provider 3
Association 7
Regulation (Government) 9
Research & Development 23
NGO 5
Consulting 9
Other 11
Total 84