Preliminary Programme

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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018


8:30 - 9:00
gathering and registration of participants

9:00 - 11:00
1st Chapter

turned_inGAS INDUSTRY

  • Introductory and wellcome speeches of the representatives of the Organizer, patrons and co-organizers
  • Presentations with the following topics:
    • gas system operation during the 2017/2018 heating season
    • the situation on the gas market and further development of the gas system
    • news from the legislative and political environment of the gas market
  • Lecturers: representatives of the relevant state authorites, the leading companies from the gas and power industry, gas wholesale and retail suppliers and system operators

11:00 - 11:30
coffee break

11:30 - 13:30
2nd Chapter

turned_inGAS USAGE - EFFICIENT AND SAFE

  • Presentations with the following topics:
    • new technical solution for the use of gas and flue gas outlets that is offered by the leading manufacturers
    • measurement, inspection and control of the gas and flue gas installations
    • examples from the energy renewal of the heating sources
  • Lecturers: representatives of the equipment manufacturers, designers, contractors
  • Discussion

13:30 - 14:30
lunch

14:30 - 15:30
3rd Chapter

turned_inROUND TABLE: WHAT DOES THE NEW GAS MARKET ACT BRING?

  • Introductory presentations
  • Topics for discussion:
    • what do the announced changes in the gas market bring i and what do they mean for retail gas suppliers, distribution system operators and consumers
    • recommendations for the problem solutions
    • mergers and acqusitions of retail gas suppliers and distribution systems operators
  • Participants: representatives of the gas suppliers and distribution systems operators and relevant state authorities

15:30 - 16:00
coffee break

16:00 - 17:00
4th Chapter

turned_inROUND TABLE: PROVISIONS AND PRACTICE IN IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GAS AND FLUE GAS INSTALLATIONS

  • Introductory presentations
  • Topics for discussion:
    • differences between provisions and practice (constructiong the 'gas verticals' in the staircases, gas appliances with the 'wall outlets', procedures along the gas meter replacements, requrements for the project of the gas installations i.e.)
    • answers to the requrements of the ErP Directive
    • relationships among the members of the gas chain
  • Participants: representatives of the distribution systems operators, gas fitters, gas repairmen and chimney sweepers

17:00
final word from the Organizer
Note:
The final Programme will be determined by the Council on the 17th Forum on Gas, upon receiving all the applications for presentations.
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