Plenaries 2023

Plenaries are an opportunity to gather all C4E participants in one place and attend presentations of high level Speakers from international institutions, CEE countries and EU, invited to present and discuss regionally relevant subjects.

Opening plenary (23 May, 18.oo-19.3o)

Energy room

Kick off speech – Energy crisis and challenges ahead, Oliver Rapf, BPIE

Panel discussion – Leaders of the buidlings sector on capacity gaps and promoting energy efficiency in CEE

  • Daikin: Tanja Banay, General Manager Strategic Business Unit Commercial CEE
  • Danfoss: Adam Jedrzejczak, East Europe Regional President
  • Knauf Insulation: Radek Bedrna, Managing Director, Eastern Europe and Middle East
  • ROCKWOOL: Andrzej Kielar, Managing Director, Central and Eastern Europe
  • Saint-Gobain: Tomáš Rosák, CEO, Eastern Europe
  • Signify: Eran Görgen, CEO, Europe East
  • Velux: Krisztián Mészáros, Senior Vice President, CEE Region

Panel discussion – How to reflect the ambitions in the renovations of public buildings 

  • Irena Kriz-Selendic, Ministry of Physical Planning, Construction and State Assets, Croatia
  • Ada Amon, advisor Mayor of Budapest 
  • Justyna Glusman, Poland

Plenary on strategic outlooks (24 May, 9.oo-1o.3o)

Energy room

Political leadership in times of crisis – How can closer cooperation foster energy efficiency as a solution to energy crisis?

  • Ksenia Petrichenko, Energy Efficiency Division at the International Energy Agency
  • Rados Horacek, European Commission representative
  • Martin Hojsík, Member of the European Parliament 
  • Alexander Duleba, Advisor to Prime Minister of Slovakia and Senior Fellow at the Research Centre of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA)