The Munich Security Conference Foundation (MSC) and the F.A.Z. Forum are co-organising an international conference on the topic “Energy Security”. The conference will be held in Frankfurt am Main on 10 July 2013, Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten.
Under the patronage of German Federal Environment Minister Peter Altmaier and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology Dr. Philipp Rösler, chaired by MSC chairman, Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, and F.A.Z. publisher, Dr. Günther Nonnenmacher, this conference will bring together policy makers, government officials, parliamentarians, business executives, academics and representatives from IO’s and NGO’s to discuss the economic, environmental and security policy issues surrounding energy security in the 21st century.
The international conference on “Energy Security” will focus on issues such as changing energy supply and demand as well as options for reducing dependency on raw materials and energy imports. The debate will extend to aspects of security policy such as changing supply routes and critical infrastructures, securing exploration and distribution sites as well as environmental challenges in the area of raw materials and energy exploration such as fracking.
A selection of our speakers:
Federal Environment Minister Peter Altmaier, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Dr. Mehdi Asali, Energy Advisor to the Ministry of Petroleum (Iran)
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bagci, Professor International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Andree Böhling, Experte Energy Unit, Greenpeace Germany
Elmar Brok, Member of the European Parliament / Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs
Marc Elsberg, Author of “Blackout – Morgen ist es zu spät”
Rostam Ghasemi, Minister of Petroleum, Islamic Republic of Iran
Dr. Thiemo Gropp, Director, DESERTEC Foundation
Dr. Ashti Hawrami, Minister for Natural Resources, Kurdistan Regional Government – Iraq
State Secretary Anne Ruth Herkes, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Caio Koch-Weser, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Group / Non-Executive Director, BG Group plc / Chairman, European Climate Foundation
Robin Mills, Head of Consulting, Manaar Energy Consulting & Project Management, Dubai
Karsten Nohl, Chief Scientist, Security Research Labs
Cleo Paskal, Chatham House / Author of “Spielball Erde: Machtkämpfe im Klimawandel”
Prof. Dr. Friedbert Pflüger, Director European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS), King’s College London
Dr. Lutz Raettig, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Morgan Stanley Bank AG / Chairman of the Executive Committee, Frankfurt Main Finance
Ambassador Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy, Head of the Mission of the League of Arab States in Vienna
Ernst Rauch, Head Corporate Climate Centre, Climate & Renewables, Munich Re
Peter Reitz, CEO, European Energy Exchange, Member of Deutsche Börse Group
Dr. Harald Schwager, Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF
Narendra Taneja, Energy Analyst and Commentator / President, World Energy Policy Summit / Co-Chairman, Hydrocarbons Committee, FICCI, India
Prof. Wang Zhongying, Deputy Director General, Energy Research Institute
Dr. Günther Nonnenmacher, Publisher, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and
Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference
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