The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics and with the strategic partnership of the Atlantic Council, hosted the Southeast Europe Energy Forum on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the MET Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The Forum was held the day before the official opening of the Thessaloniki International Fair 2018 where the United States was the honored country, and an expanded governmental and business delegation from the United States attended the Forum. US Under Secretary of Energy, Mark W. Menezes, as well as US. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, Geoffrey Pyatt, addressed the Forum and presented the US perspectives for the energy sector.
A highlight of the Southeast Europe Energy Forum was the panel discussion with four Ministers of Energy from the SE Europe region consisting of the Greek Minister of Environment & Energy, George Stathakis, the Bulgarian Minister of Energy, Temenuzhka Petkova, Minister of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Antic, and the Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources of the State of Israel, Yuval Steinitz.
The Southeast Europe Energy Forum brought together key policy makers, regulators, top market players, financiers, academics and experts who presented and discussed insights and observations on up-to-date topics in the dynamic energy field in Greece and the wider region.
During the Forum bilateral and multilateral ministerial meetings and discussions on the SE European energy policy took place as well