General Agenda

REM 2020 conference will gather the top technological players of the energy industry, suppliers, E&P companies, contractors and service providers to debate on the current application of the most up to date technologies, the major technological and organizational barriers, the prospects for a wider implementation on an industrial scale, with the general aim of accelerating the energy transition path.




09.30 – 10.00

Welcome Addresses – Chairman REM, Mayor of Ravenna
Keynote Speeches – Emilia Romagna Region, Italian Ministry of Economic Development

10.00 – 13.00

New Strategic Priorities for the Energy Industry
Setting the scene:    DNV presenting the “Annual Energy Transition Outlook” Sverre Alvik, Project Director ETO
DNV GL has been closely tracking senior energy professionals’ confidence, sentiment and priorities over the past decade, gathering and sharing unique insights into the challenges and opportunities that the sector expects to face each year. The Energy transition Outlook is the DNV research on what lies ahead for the sector will be presented and shared with the audience.


Companies Strategies – Invited Companies:

  • Eni
  • Shell
  • OGCI
  • Saipem
  • Baker Hughes
  • Enel Green Power *
  • Nextchem *

DNV Energy Transition Outlook – focus on the Mediterranean Region, Fabio Maria Lo Brutto, Country Manager

Lunch Break

14.30 – 18.00

Energy Patterns towards the Future

Chairperson – Giambattista De Ghetto Professor Polithecnic of Milan

Keynote speech on Circular Economy, Andrea Bianchi, Confindustria*

New energy products and Environmental Solutions – invited companies:

    • Eni 
    • Intesa Sanpaolo
    • Enea 
    • Nextchem
    • Caviro Extra 
    • Hera Group

Chemical Sector – invited companies:

    • Versalis
    • Nextchem
    • Saipem
    • Montello *
    • CO.RE.PLA *

16.30 – 16.45 Coffee Break

Zero Emissions – invited companies:

    • Eni 
    • Baker Hughes
    • OGCI
    • Saipem
    • Enel Green Power*
    • Caviro Extra *

Digitalization in energy transition  – Invited Companies

    • Eni 
    • Boston Consulting Group
    • BI-Rex
    • Nextchem
    • Saipem *
    • Saras *

18.00 –  Conclusions

*pending confirmation

20.00 – Networking Dinner


09.00 – 11.00

 The transition path in the Mediterranean Area – Innovatiove Network for Future Energy

Setting the scene: Manfred Hafner, Professor FEEM, John Hopkins University

Invited Institutions:

  1. IRENA, International Renewable Energy Agency
  2. Ministry of External Affairs, Directorate for Euro-Mediterranean Affairs
  3. Technology Cluster Blue Italian Growth
  4. CDP
  5. UFM – Union for the Mediterranean,  Secretary General for Energy and Climate
  6. CNR Metaponto, University of Basilicata, ENEA Trisaia

11.00 – 11.15
Coffee break


 Initiatives to promote a cultural change and contribute to foster a circular productive system – the role of the Associations

Chairperson: Manfred Hafner, Professor FEEM, John Hopkins University

Invited Associations:

  • ANEV
  • ANIE Rinnovabili

12.45 – 13.30

Round Table – chaired by Manfred Hafner, Professor FEEM, John Hopkins University

Closing lunch

14.30 – 17.30

Workshops @ Live Demo Arena (free access)