January, 2023

202326Jan17:0020:00Lessons learned from the energy crisis and the way forward17:00 - 20:00

Event Details

When: Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 17:00-20:00

Where: ACG Events Hall, The American College of Greece

Organized by: ACG Center of Excellence in Logistics, Shipping and Transportation (CoELST) & the Greek Energy Forum (GEF)

by January 24

Parking upon availability.


About the event

Learn about our plans to collaborate toward expanding and disseminating the energy state of the art, perform research, publish articles and reports as well as train the current and future professionals. After the event, a prestigious group of high-level international energy executives and regulators will participate in an exciting panel discussion titled “Lessons learned from the energy crisis and the way forward”.



16:30 – 17:00 | Registration and coffee

17:00 – 17:20 | Welcome speeches

  • Panos Vlachopoulos – ACG Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Alexandros Lagakos – Co-Founder Greek Energy Forum, COO of Blue Grid
  • Alexandra Sdoukou – Secretary General for Energy & Mineral Resources, Ministry for the Environment and Energy

17:20 – 17:45 | The ACG-GEF cooperation

  • George Kokosalakis – Executive Director, ACG Center of Excellence in Logistics, Shipping, and Transportation
  • Michalis Mathioulakis – GEF Academic Director, Energy Strategy Analyst

17:45 – 19:30 | Panel discussion: Lessons learned from the energy crisis and the way forward

  • Nikos Tsafos – Chief energy adviser to the Prime Minister of Greece, Pierce Alumnus 1999
  • David Livingston – Senior Advisor, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
  • Athanasios Dagoumas – President at Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE)
  • Rikard Scoufias – Chairman, Hellenic Hydrocarbons and Energy Resources Management Company S.A. (HEREMA)
  • Yanos Michopoulos – Corporate Governance and ESG – Institute of Directors
  • Stella Zacharia – TERNA ENERGY, Head of Energy Assessment, Policy & Regulation / CEO, OPTIMUS ENERGY

19:30 – 19:50 | Q&A Session 

19:50 – 20:00 | Closing remarks

  • Panagiotis Mavroeidis Kamperis, GEF Management Committee and Short Term LNG Trader at Qatar Gas
  • Vassilis Mitrelis –  Credit Risk Manager, Informa (Lloyds Intelligence List), GEF Member, Deree Alumnus 2017

20:00 – 21:00 | Open discussion & networking

  • Light buffet will be offered

The zoom link to join online the event is

Meeting ID: 977 1822 1383