REM 2020 Live Conference Episodes

General Agenda

The Mediterranean region is at a cross-roads of civilizations with its diversity of countries with different economic, political and cultural profiles. The energy demand resulting from  the rapid socio-economic development in particular in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries will change the landscape of the entire region.

You will get valuable insights into policies needed to achieve energy transition, cooperation models between Europe and Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries, and see how gas and technology will help reach the target of sustainable growth.

Participation is free of charge, advanced registration is compulsory and will be open until 3 hours before the connection time


Thursday 22nd October 2020

Energy Transition post Pandemic and looking ahead

14.50 Connection Time

15.00 – 15.05

Welcome Address by

Davide Tabarelli

Chairman Nomisma Energia




15.05 – 16.30 Speeches by



Alessandro Lanza

Executive Director





Union for the Mediterranean

Grammenos Mastrojeni

Deputy Secretary General for Energy and Climate




Prime Minister Office – Italian Government

Filomena Maggino  

Counsellor on Quality of Life and Sustainable Development Issues




Eni Energy Evolution

Massimo Mondazzi

Director General 





Luca D’Agnese

Head of Energy and Digital



Closing Remarks:

Rethinking Energy together: alliances for a sustainable energy future


Monica Spada

Chair OMC 2021

Eni Energy Evolution, Green Traditional Refinery & Marketing
Oil and Products Portfolio Optimization & Supply Internal Advisor


Thursday 24th September 2020

 “New Strategic Priorities for the Energy Industry in a post Covid Environment”:

The world witnessed a turbulent start of the 2020’s with the impacts of a global pandemic and volatile oil price that placed extraordinary demand on leaders and businesses. How are companies transforming the way they operate after this year experience to create economic value?

We discussed about perspectives and challenges to overcome the downturn and grow sustainably in the long term together with our distinguished guests.

Setting the scene:

Liv Hovem, DNV GL Chief Executive Officer Oil & Gas

15.05 – 16.30 Speeches by

  • Saipem, Fabrizio Botta, Director, Global Strategy, Commercial and Tendering – E&C Onshore Division
  • Baker Hughes, Michele Stangarone, Vice President Europe, Russia CIS, SSA  and President of Nuovo Pignone
  • MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert C. Armstrong, Director Energy Initiative



Thursday 10th September 2020

Technical Panel:  “Targeting Zero Emissions: new energy products and environmental solutions”

This live session will offer an overview on the available technology solutions for capturing CO2 and for  boosting reuse and circular economy to achieve zero emissions. Innovation is the key to start re-positioning energy, pushing forward carbon neutrality and gas valorization practices while developing clean energy sources as a whole process to deliver solutions for a sustainable low-emissions future.

15.00 – 15.05

Welcome Addresses by Giambattista De Ghetto, Professor at Polytechnic Milan

15.05 – 16.30 Speakers

  • Boston Consulting Group – Federico Colombara, Partner and Associate Director
  • Eni New Energy – Patrick Monino, Chief Executive Officer
  • Nextchem – Gaetano Iaquaniello, Chairman
  • Net Zero Teesside – Ben Tze Kek– Deputy Project Director
Thursday 2nd July 2020

“Transition Path in the Mediterranean Area in post Covid-Environment”

15.00 – 15.05

Welcome Addresses by Manfred Hafner, Professor at FEEM and Johns Hopkins University

15.05 – 16.30 Speeches by

  • IRENA – Rabia Ferroukhi, Director of the Knowledge, Policy and Finance division
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Enrico Granara, Plenipotentiary Minister, Coordinator of Euro-Mediterranean Affairs
  • SONATRACH – Ali Hached, Advisor to the Chairman&CEO
  • Technology Cluster Blue Italian Growth – Roberto Cimino, Chairman