The End of the Pipeline Saga? Southern Corridor and South Stream in the Making

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Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 9:30am
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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 9:30am to 5:45pm


The End of the Pipeline Saga? Southern Corridor and South Stream in the Making


This three-panel expert conference is dedicated to the Southern Corridor issues in a broad sense. We would like to use this opportunity to give an overview of European gas dilemmas with a strong focus on South Eastern Europe pipeline economics and politics. The conference aims to keep a healthy balance between producers’ representatives and potential consumers, providing a forum for a vivid economic and political debate on these approaching matters.

Opening Remarks:
John Shattuck, President and Rector of the Central European University, Hungary

Keynote Speech:
Murat Mercan, Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey
Péter Hónig, Former Minister of Telecommunication, Transportation and Energy, Hungary

Panel 1: The European gas market through the producers' glance
Panel 2:
Economics of new supplies in Southern Europe
Panel 3: Is the rivalry over? - Political aspects of the new pipelines 

Concluding Remarks:
Péter Balázs, Director of the CEU Center for EU Enlargement Studies, Hungary

Please find the detailed program and the speakers' bios attached.


Contact person: Zsuzsanna Végh
RSVP until October 2, 2013,

The conference is organized with the kind support of OVB Vermögensberatung.