Natural Gas: Catalysing the Future

May 24-26, 2017 | Riocentro – Pavilion 5 | Rio de Janeiro | Brazil

09:00 – 10:30 am
Opening Cerimony

– Milton Costa Filho – Secretary General – IBP (Brazil)

– David Carroll – President – IGU (USA)

– Cynthia Silveira – Chair – IGRC2017 National Organizing Committee (Brazil)

– Frank Groeschl – IGU R, D & Innovation Committee – DVGW (Germany)

09:00 – 12:30 pm Poster Sessions
10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Oral Technical Sessions

Climate and Environment

Cross-cutting topics

Domestic & commercial gas utilization

Energy Convergence and Marketing

12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 5:50 pm Poster Sessions
2:30 – 4:00 pm Oral Technical Sessions

Climate and Environment

Cross-cutting topics

Domestic & commercial gas utilization

Energy Convergence and Marketing

4:00 – 4:30 pm Coffee Break
4:30 – 6:00 pm Oral Technical Sessions

Climate and Environment

Cross-cutting topics

Domestic & commercial gas utilization

Energy Convergence and Marketing

09:00 – 10:30 am Panel: Natural Gas: Renewable Energy Partnership Enabling an Environment of Lower Fossil Fuel Use (Impacts of COP 21 in Gas sector)

Chair: Clarissa Lins – Director – IBP (Brazil)

Speakers:

– Thiago Barral – General Projects Superintendent – EPE (Brazil)
Topic: Natural Gas and Renewable Energy Partnership

– Prof. Suzana Kahn – COPPE/UFRJ (Brazil)
Topic: Natural Gas Prospects in an Environment of Lower Fossil Fuel Use (Impacts of COP 21 in Gas sector)

09:00 – 12:30 pm Poster Sessions
10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Oral Technical Sessions

E&P and Storage

Gas Driven Mobility

Gas transmission & distribution

Industrial gas utilization

12:30 – 2:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 5:50 pm Poster Sessions
2:30 – 4:00 pm Oral Technical Sessions

E&P and Storage

Gas Driven Mobility

Gas transmission & distribution

Industrial gas utilization

4:00 – 4:30 pm Coffee Break
4:30 – 6:00 pm Oral Technical Sessions

E&P and Storage

Gas Driven Mobility

Gas transmission & distribution

Gas transmission & distribution

09:00 – 10:30 am Panel: Technology Radar – Innovations in the Gas Value Chain  (E&P, Storage, Midstream, Distribution, Utilization)

Chair: Rod Rinholm – Executive Director – Business Development and Education – Gas Technology Institute (USA)

Speakers:

– Raphael Schoentgen – Director Research and Technologies and Member of the Executive Committee –  ENGIE  (France)

– Toshiki Shimizu – Head of Fuel Cell business – Appliance Company Panasonic Corporation (Japan)

– Raquel Coutinho – R & D in Refining, Natural Gas, Petrochemicals and Fertilizers – Petrobras Research Center (Brazil)

10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30 am Conference Plenary: Entering the Brazilian Gas Market

Chair: Cynthia Silveira – Chair – IGRC2017 National Organising Committee  (Brazil)

– Jan Karl Karlsen – Vice President for Marketing and Origination – Statoil Brasil (Germany)

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

 

Closing Plenary

– Luis Bertrán – Secretary General – IGU  (USA)

– Hisataka Yakabe – Vice Chair – R&D and Innovation / General Manager – Residential Fuel Cell Development Sect. – Residential Fuel Cell Business Development Dept. – Tokyo Gas Co. (Japan)

– Dr. Saeed Pakseresht – Chair – IGRC 2020 – Research & Technology Director NIGC (Iran)