Programme

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Tuesday, May 8th

14:00 - 20:00 Congress Center of Grand Hotel Adriatic
Arranging of exibition area

17:00 - 21:00 Congress Center of Grand Hotel Adriatic
Registration of participants

Wednesday, May 9th

7:00 - 8:30 Congress Center of Grand Hotel Adriatic
Registration of participants

8:45 - 9:45 Congress Center of Grand Hotel Adriatic
Opening ceremony

Host: Anita Baričević – Croatian Gas Center Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

Anthems / Welcome adress / Short presentations of renowned gas experts from ministries, gas companies and agencies

INTRODUCTORY SPEECH: Natural Gas – Green Fossil Fuel and Key Transitional Energy Source of the 21st Century, Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD., Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL-DISCUSSION: “EFFICIENT GAS TECHNOLOGIES AND ENERGY STRATEGIES FOR A COMPETITIVE ECONOMY – TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE”

Moderator: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD. – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

9:45 - 10:00
Energy Strategy for the Competitive Economy – Today and in the Future

Prof. Igor Dekanić, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

10:00 - 10:15
Contribution of Power-To-Gas Technology to Cost-Efficient Energy Transition and Competitive Economy

Albert Van Den Noort, DNV GL Netherlands BV, Arnhem, The Netherlands, Paula Schulze, DNV GL Netherlands BV, Arnhem, The Netherlands (E)

10:15 - 10:30
The Key Role of Gas Power Systems in a Changing Energy World

Frank Grewe, Johannes Gausling, 2G Energietechnik GmbH, Heek, Germany, (E)

10:30 - 10:45
Can Energy Transition be Used to Transform the Economy?

Stevo Kolundžić, PhD., Prof. Miljenko Šunić, PhD., Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

10:45 - 11:05
Views from Equipment Manufacturers

Vaillant: Integrated energy – New Ideas on Energy Management in Germany
Mario Opačak, Vaillant Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia (C)

Viessmann: Efficiency plus – Energy Efficiency in the Practice
Vladimir Turina, Viessmann Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia (C)

11:05 - 11:30
WELCOME COCKTAIL & NETWORKING BREAK

Sponsor: SIEMENS d.d., Zagreb, Croatia (C)

11:30 - 11:45
PANEL-DISCUSSION: SESSION 1

Moderator: Prof. Igor Dekanić, PhD.,  Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Panelists: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD., Stevo Kolundžić, PhD., Croatian Gas Association, Assist.Prof. Darko Pavlović, PhD., Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), Albert van den Noort, DNV GL Netherlands BV, Arnhem, The Netherlands, (E), Frank Grewe, 2G Energietechnik GmbH, Heek, Germany (E)

CONDITIONS FOR THE JUSTIFICATION OF APPLYING SMART TECHNOLOGIES IN GAS AND OTHER ENERGY SYSTEMS

Moderator: Prof. Miljenko Šunić, PhD. – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

12:15 - 12:30
Experiences in the Application of the Built-In Ultrasonic Gas-Meters G-4 With Remote Data Collection and Remote Controlled Shut-Off Valve on the Distribution System Termoplin d.d. Varaždin

Davor Kodba, Termoplin d.d. Varaždin, Varaždin, Croatia, (C)

12:30 - 12:45
New Technologies Drive Operational Performance by Connecting Smart Stations to Transmission and Distribution Networks

Onofrio Sciddurlo, MSc., Rossella Mimmi, Emerson, Castel Maggiore (Bo), Italy, (E)

12:45 - 13:00
The System for Remote Gas Quality Reading in the Gas Transport System of the Republic of Croatia

Matija Zečević, Mihaela Gec, Zdravko Oklopčić, MSc., Dario Ferenčaba, Končar-inženjering za energetiku i transport d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

13:00 - 13:15
DISCUSSION: SESSION 2

13:15 - 13:45 room Camelia 2
PRESS CONFERENCE

Coordinator: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD., – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

13:15 - 13:45 Exhibition area
OPENING OF THE POSTER SESSION

Coordinator: Zoran Dojčinović – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb Croatia (C)

  • Studying About the Best Depth of metal Gas Pipeline
    Parinaz Soleimani, MSC., Ehsan Hakim, MSc., National Iranian Gas Company, Georgian, Iran
  • Implementation of Law for Safety of Offshore Hydrocarbons Exploration and Exploitation in Real Life
    Laslo Farkaš Višontai, Ivana Ilišević, Hrvoje Goreta INAgip Ltd., Miroslav Perić, Domagoj Zelić, ED-INA Ltd., Diana Prpić, Ivo Omrčen, INA d.d., Zagreb, Croatia
  • Modernization of the Heat Exchangers by Transition to Natural Gas Assoc.Prof. Andrijana Milinović, PhD., Prof. Vlatko Marušić, PhD., Mechanical Faculty, University J.J. Strossmayera in Osijek, Slavonski Brod, Anto Ravlić, Brod-plin Ltd., Slavonski Brod, Josip Opačak, Automehanika d.d., Zagreb, Croatia
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a Fuel
    Branko Drljača, Amalia Lekić, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Small Scale Liquefied Natural Gas (SSLNG)
    David Aščić, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Natural Gas Market and Prices in Europe
    Ivana Morić, Romana Crneković, Sven Šarčanin, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Compressed Natural Gas in Transport
    Boris Klabučar, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Lunch break until the next topic (until 16:00 o’clock)

DEVELOPMENT OF THE GAS INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA

Moderator: Assist.Prof. Darko Pavlović, PhD. – Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

16:00 - 16:15
Third Party Inspection on Validation of In-Line Inspection Service for Underground Line or Sea- Line

Elisa Latona, MSc., Bureau Veritas SpA, Augusta, Italy, Goran Erceg, Ana Luetic, Bureau Veritas Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia, (E)

16:15 - 16:30
New Main Gas Pipeline Zlobin – Omišalj DN 1000/100 bar

Dubravko Proštenik, Hrvoje Krhen, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

16:30 - 16:45
Construction of a Compressor Station on the Transmission System of the Republic of Croatia, Activities on the Project

Zoran Bulić, Hrvoje Krhen, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

16:45 - 17:00
Role of the LNG Terminal Krk in the New Sectors of Croatian Economy

Andreja Ana Lopac, LNG Hrvatska Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

17:00 - 17:15
ROUND TABLE: Energy Saving in LNG Production

Lev Tunkel, PhD., Ross Gale, MSc, Universal Vortex, Inc., Princeton JCT., New Jersey, USA, (E)

17:15 - 17:30
DISCUSSION: SESSION 3

THE SOUTHERN GAS CORRIDOR, LNG TERMINAL, INTERCONNECTIONS WITH SURROUNDING COUNTRIES AND STABLE DOMESTIC PRODUCTION AS THE BASIS OF FUTURE GAS SUPPLY

Moderator: Davor Matić, MSc. –  Zagreb, Croatia

17:30 - 17:45
Gas Production Increase by Compressors From the Old Gas Fields „Podravina Deep“

Svetlana Petrović, PhD.,  INA-Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

17:45 - 18:00
Possible Interconnections for Future Supply of Gas of the Republic Serbia

Prof. Sofija Adžić, PhD., Faculty of Economics Subotica, University of Novi Sad, Prof. Miroslav Đorđević, PhD., Faculty of Economics, Kragujevac, Serbia, (S)

18:00 - 18:15
Gas Deposits of Eastern Mediterranean – Importance and Significance in the EU Energy

Assist.Prof. Darko Pavlović,PhD., Plinacro Ltd., Tomislav Kovačić, Podzemno skladište plina Ltd., Antonijo Bolanča, Croatian Energy Market Operator Ltd., Zagreb, Prof. Miroslav Golub, PhD., Faculty of Geotehnical Engineering, University of Zagreb, Varaždin, Croatia, (C)

18:15 - 18:30
DISCUSSION: SESSION 4

20:30 - 22:30 Main restaurant of the Grand Hotel Adriatic
NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY

Sponsors: IOT NET ADRIA Ltd. & Croatian Gas Center Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

Thursday, May 10th

INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL-DISCUSSION: “ISSUES INVOLVING THE SUPPLY OF GAS IN A LIBERALISED MARKET”

Moderator: Marko Biočina – Executive Editor – Jutarnji list, Zagreb, Croatia

9:00 - 9:15
ROUND TABLE: Gas Trading in Central and Eastern Europe: Latest Developments

Roland Wolk, Central European Gas Hub AG, Vienna, Austria, (E)

9:15 - 9:30
Balancing of the Gas Market, Role and Experience of Transmission System Operator

Danijel Gračan, Zlatko Vizec, Tomislav Juraj, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

9:30 - 9:45
Gas Supply in Terms of Complete Market Liberalization

Antonija Glavaš, Prvo plinarsko društvo Ltd., Vukovar, Croatia, (C)

9:45 - 11:05
PANEL-DISCUSSION: SESSION 5

Moderator: Marko Biočina – Executive Editor – Jutarnjeg lista,  Zagreb, Croatia

Panelists: Nikola Vištica, PhD., Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency, Zagreb, Antonija Glavaš, Prvo plinarsko društvo Ltd., Vukovar, prof. Darija Karasalihović Sedlar, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Marko Blažević – HEP-Opskrba Ltd., Damir Škugor, INA-Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Nenad Hranilović, Međimurje-plin Ltd., Čakovec, Croatia, (C)

11:05 - 11:30
COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK

Sponsor: Gradska plinara Zagreb – Opskrba Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

ISSUES IN THE GAS PROFESSION AND RESOLVING PROBLEMS IN REGULAR AND URGENT PROCEDURES

Moderators: Laslo Farkaš Višontai – INAgip Ltd., Nikica Dujmović – Gradska plinara Zagreb, Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

11:30 - 11:45
Condition of Steel Gas Distribution System From Regular Maintenance and Urgent Interventions Point of View in Gradska Plinara Zagreb Ltd.

Stanko Banjanin, Nikica Dujmović, Gradska plinara Zagreb Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

11:45 - 12:00
Evaluating Condition of Steel Gas Distribution System in Gradska Plinara Zagreb d.o.o.

Nikica Dujmović, Gradska plinara Zagreb Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

12:00 - 12:15
Revitalisation of the Onshore Gas Pipeline Kozarac- Struzec DN 200/50 With a Flexible Pipe

Ivan Fugaš, Pinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

12:15 - 12:30
Gasification of Dalmatia – Contribution to Development

Vlado Mandić, EVN Croatia plin Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

12:30 - 12:45
ROUND TABLE: OT Security, a Technical or Organization Challenge

Lee Chee Hoe, Yokogawa Europe B.V., Amersfoort, The Netherlands, (E)

12:45 - 13:00
Methods of Extinguishing Fire Caused by Natural Gas

Dražen Guberac, Marko Horvacki Zivalov, Prvo plinarsko društvo – distribucija plina Ltd., Vukovar, Croatia, (C)

13:00 - 13:15
DISCUSSION: SESSION 6

Lunch break until the next topic (until 16:00 o’clock)

INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL-DISCUSSION: “DEVELOPMENT, POTENTIAL AND ISSUES IN USING GAS IN TRANSPORTATION – TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE”

Moderators: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD. – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, Igor Grozdanić, MSc., Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zagreb, Croatia

16:00 - 16:15
NIS J.S.C. Novi Sad Experience in Compressed Natural Gas Production and Sales

Nikola Luburić, MSc., Sandra Sarčev, Nikoleta Labinjan, Velibor Đurić, MSc., NIS a.d. Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia, (S)

16:15 - 16:30
Usage of Biomethane in the German Transportation Sector: Hurdles and Opportunities

Alexey Mozgovoy, Fachverband Biogas e. V., Freising, Germany, (E)

16:30 - 16:45
New Generation of LNG Vehicle Fueling Stations – From Designing to Commissioning – Technical Aspects of the Station Design

Jan Kurel, Milos Schmid, Monika Votapkova, Ondrej Dostál, Chart Ferox, a.s., Decin, Czech  Republic, (E)

16:45 - 17:00
Current Position of Gas in Transport in Comparison to Other Alternative Fuels in the Republic of Croatia

Zoran Dojčinović, Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

17:00 - 17:15
ROUND TABLE: Make CNG Decompression Cheaper and Greener

Ross Gale, MSc., Lev Tunkel, PhD., Universal Vortex, Inc., Princeton JCT., New Jersey, USA, (E)

17:15 - 17:30
ROUND TABLE: IVECO Technology “Natural Power”

Marko Hodalić, Iveco S.p.A. Representative Office, Belgrade, Serbia (S)

17:30 - 18:30
PANEL-DISCUSSION: SESSION 7

Moderator: Davor Matić, MSc., Zagreb, Croatia

Sponsor of Panel-discussion: BENUSSI Ltd., Fažana, Croatia

Panelists: Capt. Darian Turk, Captain of LNG vessels, The Association of Naval Captains of the North Adriatic – The Queen of the Sea, Rijeka, Croatia, Subsidiary Iveco S.p.A., Belgrade, Serbia (S), Marija Šćulac Domac, MSc., Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zoran Dojčinović – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, Igor Grozdanic, MSc., Sector for Energy and Environmental Protection, Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zagreb, Croatia

20:30 - 22:30 Main restaurant of the Grand Hotel Adriatic
NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY

Sponsor: Croatian Gas Center Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

Friday, May 11th

VARIOUS ISSUES IN THE GAS AND ENERGY PROFESSION

Moderator: Srećko Ezgeta – Elektrometal distribucija plina Ltd, Bjelovar, Croatia

9:00 - 9:15
Influence of Time Drift on Accuracy of Gas Meters and Their Effects on Long-Term Behavior

Berislav Pavlović, PhD., Goran Panić, Gradska plinara Zagreb Ltd., Prof. Hrvoje Kozmar, PhD., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

9:15 - 9:30
Using Modelica to Investigate the Dynamic Behaviour of the Piston Prover for High Pressure Natural Gas Flow Metering

Sukhwinder Singh, MSc., Michael von der Heyde, MSc., Prof. Gerhard Schmitz, PhD.Ing., Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Hamburg, Bodo Mickan, PhD.Ing., Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany, (E)

9:30 - 9:45
Influence of Energy 4.0 on the Security of Gas Supply

Max Hammerer, hammerer-system-messtechnik, Klagenfurt, Austria, (E)

9:45 - 10:00
DVGW Activities in the Field of Biogas / Injection of Biogas into Gas Supply Grids

Aida Bučo-Smajić, DVGW German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water, Bonn, Germany, (B)

10:00 - 10:15
DISCUSSION: SESSION 8

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS, RULES OF THE PROFESSION AND CONSUMER RIGHTS

Moderator: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD., prof. Miljenko Šunić, PhD – Croatian Gas Assosiation, Zagreb, Croatia

10:15 - 10:30
Blockchain Technology and Potential Use Cases in Plinacro

Božena Pavlek Gomboc, Krešimir Gomboc, Ivan Jović, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

10:30 - 10:45
Influence of Legal Regulation and Penalty for Development of the Geographic Information System and Problems Related to the Production of Project Documentation for the Construction Permit

Jelena Kuntić Grujić, Damir Pavišić, Termoplin d.d. Varaždin, Varaždin, Croatia, (C)

10:45 - 11:00
The Impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the Gas Industry in the Republic of Croatia

Petra Šantić, Lawyer Petra Šantić, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

11:00 - 11:15
Balancing Privacy in Smart Meters Technology

LL.M. Marija Bošković Batarelo, Batarelo Dvojković Vuchetich LLP, Zagreb, Croatia ,(C)

11:15 - 11:30
DISCUSSION: SESSION 9

14:30 - 15:00
ORGANISER’S CLOSING SPEECH