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EUCERS offers a platform for policy makers, experts, the general public and media to exchange thoughts and ideas. Please find all our past events below. For more information on an event click on the link provided.

Video material of our workshops can be found on our YouTube channel

The London Launch of our joint EUCERS and EWI study "Options for Gas Supply Diversification for the EU and Germany in the next Two Decades" took place at King's College London on 12.12.2016.

The Berlin Launch of our joint EUCERS and EWI study "Options for Gas Supply Diversification for the EU and Germany in the next Two Decades" took place at the German Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtige Amt) in Berlin on 27.10.2016.

The Future of Fossil Fuels in the Era of Climate Change. The 4th and final EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk was held on 22.09.2016.

Assessing Nord Stream 2: regulation, geopolitics and energy security in the EU, Central Eastern Europe and the UK. The launch event of the joint EUCERS and King's Russia Institute Study took place on 11.7.2016.

Nord Stream II and Its Implications for Energy Security in the EU, Central Eastern Europe and the UK. The expert roundtable was hosted jointly by EUCERS and King's Russia Institute on 26.5.2016

The Gulf Region and the Future of Oil. The 3rd EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk was held on 23.5.2016.

Global Energy Security and Climate Change Challenges: The Future of Coal and Chances for Clean Coal. Hosted in Seoul, South Korea on 5.-6. May 2016

Oil Prices. How low? How long? The 2nd EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk in 2016 in a series of the Future of Oil was held at the Maughan Library, King's College London. (20.4.2016)

Surging Liquefied Natural Gas Trade. EUCERS event to mark the launch of a report by Bud Coote of the Atlantic Council, with comments by Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar. (25.2.2016)

The Future of North Sea Oil. The 1st EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk in 2016 in a series of the Future of Oil was held in Edinburgh, Scotland and welcomed Dr Ian Duncan, MEP (30.1.2016)

Options for Gas Supply Diversification of Germany and the EU. Workshop presenting interim research results of EUCERS/EWI study funded by the German Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt). (25.1.2016)

Iraq's as an Re-Emerging Energy Superpower. The 4th and final workshop in the EUCERS/ISD/KAS series in 2015 focused on Iraq. (30.11.2015)

Changing Global Gas Markets. International workshop in Singapore organised in cooperation with KAS, ESI at the National University Singapore and ACUS. (28.-30.10.2015)

Brazil as an Emerging Energy Superpower. The 3rd EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk welcomed speakers to discuss Brazil's role as a rising energy power. (15.7.2015)

Natural Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean. The follow-up conference from the event in Istanbul in 2013 took place in Jerusalem, Israel, where EUCERS hosted a two day workshop together with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Atlantic Council US and Hebrew University in Jerusalem to discuss opportunities and challenges of natural gas from the Eastern Mediterranean. (19.-20.5.2015)

Kazakhstan as an Emerging Energy Superpower. The 2nd EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk was followed by a panel discussion organised in cooperation with the Nazarbayev University Kazakhstan and KAS Kazakhstan. (20.4.2015)

The New Age of Oil: Climate Impact and Market Responses. EUCERS in cooperation with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted an event to mark the European launch of: Know Your Oil: Creating a Global Oil-Climate Index. (15.4.2015)

Iran's Re-emergence as an Energy Superpower: Obstacles, Opportunities, Impact. The first in a series of five EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks 2015 on (Re-)Emerging Energy Superpowers welcomed Alistair Burt MP, Jonathan Stern (OIES) et al. (24.2.2015)

How will China's Energy Hunger Affect the World? The fifth and final EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk in 2014 seeks to explore the global implications of China’s growing energy demand. (6.11.2014)

The Implications of Iran’s Re-integration in Global Energy Markets. The fourth EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk explored the impact of a potential re-integration of the world’s fourth largest and second largest reserve holder of oil and natural gas, respectively, in global energy markets. (3.7.2014)

Iraqi-Kurdistan: Capital of Oil and Gas Exploration – What Does it Mean for Europe? The third workshop in our EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk series discussed the key challenges, risks and opportunities the region is facing as well as the impact development will have on international and European energy markets. (17.6.2014)

Ukraine/Crimea: Is Shale Gas from the U.S. an Alternative? The 2nd workshop in the EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk series 2014 invited a number of internationally renowned experts from business, industry and academia to discuss the prospects, viability and potential impact of US natural gas exports to Europe. (30.4.2014)

The Arctic - Future Battleground? The discussion organised together with the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy’ (YPFP) at King's was aimed to shed some light onto the myths, realities, and potentials that revolve around the Arctic and welcomed Alan Kessel, Deputy High Commissioner of Canada to the United Kingdom, Paul Stansfield, Arctic and Antarctic Desk Officer at the UK’s Foreign &  Commonwealth Office and Dr Petra Dolata, Research Director at EUCERS and Lecturer at King’s College London. (12.3.2014)

Turkey and Mediterranean Gas: What does it mean for Europe and the world? 1st EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talk in 2014 in the series on Changing Political and Economic Dynamics of Global Energy Flows welcomed a number of experts to discuss opportunities and challenges of Eastern Mediterranean gas. (10.3.2014)

Redefining the Political and Energy Map of Iraq in Light of the Elections. Dr Mohammed Tamim, Minister of Education in Iraq held a keynote speech at EUCERS. (22.1.2014)

The European Energy Forum - Energy Infrastructure & Security. Challenges and Solutions for Europe. With a keynote by The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State for Energy. (16.1.2014)

Alternative Energy Dispute Resolutions - Strategies for Wind Farm Projects. The 2nd EUCERS/EACS/BBH workshop featured keynotes by Stefan Chun, CEO of Cube Engineering in Germany, Dr Inka Hanefeld, Partner at Hanefeld Law Office in Hamburg, Germany and Jörg Kuhbier, former Senator and Partner of Counsel at BBH (26.11.2013)

Natural Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean - Opportunities and Challenges The workshop organised by EUCERS, ACUS and IICEC at Sabanci University welcomed speakers from Central Europe, Cyprus, Germany, Israel, Turkey, UK and USA to discuss Eastern Mediterranean Gas - Conflict or Cooperation, Market and Export Infrastructure Options: Businesss VIews and Eastern Med Gas and the Southern Gas Corridor in a one-day workshop hosted at Sabanci UNiversity, Galata Campus in Istanbul (19.11.2013)

Terror Attacks on Energy Infrastructure – A Growing Threat? The fifth and last workshop in the EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS series in partnership with KPMG featured keynotes by Jennifer Giroux, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich, Dr Frank Umbach, Associate Director, EUCERS King’s College London and Professor Dr Alexander Fekete, Risk and Crisis Management Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany (expert named by acatech) (31.10.2013)

Challenges and prospects for an integrated energy infrastructure in Europe - The fourth in the EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS series of five roundtable discussions in partnership with KPMG and TAP featured keynotes by Dr Anita Orban - Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Hungary, Thomas J. Dimitroff, Partner, Infrastructure Development Partnership, LLP and Tora Leifland Holmström, Government Affairs Advisor, Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP). (18.6.2013)

The Danger of Blackouts- Electricity as the Achilles Heel of Energy Infrastructure - The third in the EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS series of five roundtable discussions in partnership with KPMG featured keynotes by Jörg Asma, Partner KPMG and member of the Resilien Tech Working Group of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (ACATECH) and Sarah Mander, Research Associate, Deputy-leader of the Tyndall Energy Programme, Tyndall Centre, The University of Manchester. (3.5.2013)

Building Resilient Energy Infrastructure in Europe and Beyond - T he second in the EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS series of five roundtable discussions in partnership with KPMG featured  keynotes by Professor Dr Klaus Thoma, Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institute in Germany and member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (ACATECH) and Yolanda Garcia-Mezquita, Security of Supply & Networks, DG Energy, European Commission. (8.4.2013)

Building Resilient Energy Infrastructure - Europe's Vulnerability to Energy Crises  - The first in the EUCERS/ACATECH/KAS series of five roundtable discussions on Building Resilient Energy Infrastructure with keynotes by Dr Thomas Rid, War Studies Department, King's College London and Dr Frank Umbach, Associate Director, EUCERS. (12.3.2013)

Mediation Methods in Energy Business Law EUCERS in cooperation with the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and Associated European Energy Consultants organized the 1st EACS-Energy Workshop on "Mediation Methods in Energy Business Law". (14.1.2013)

International Workshop on Clean Coal in IndiaA co-organized workshop with The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) India, Atlantic Council of the U.S. and the Global CCS Institute Australia. The four institutes from four continents agreed upon the Delhi Declaration on Clean Coal. (1.11.2012)

BTC and Beyond – 10 years Baku-Tiflis-Ceyhan Pipeline with an Outlook for the Southern Gas Corridor. With keynotes by H.E. Fakhraddin Gurbanov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the UK, H.E. Ünal Çeviköz, Ambassador of Turkey to the UK, H.E. Giorgi Badridze, Ambassador of Georgia to the UK. Panels chaired by Patrick Heren, founder of Heren Energy now ICIS and John Roberts, Platts. (24.10.2012)

6th EUCERS Energy Talk – The Future of Clean Coal Technologies and CCS in the EU and USA. With keynotes by Kai Tullius, Coordinator of CCS Policy, DG Energy at the European Commission, John Lyman, Director of the Energy and Environment Programme at the Atlantic Council of the U.S. and Dr Frank Umbach, Associate Director at EUCERS (4.7.2012)

5th EUcers Energy Talk – The Southern Gas Corridor at the Home Stretch. With keynotes by Jean-Arnold Vinois, Acting Director Internal Energy Market, DG Energy, European Commission, Kjetil Tungland, Managing Director, Trans Adriatic Pipeline and John T Baldwin, Group Political Adviser, BP plc UK (12.6.2012)

4th EUcers Energy Talk – Green Energy Green Business in Europe. With keynotes by Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Head of Unit for Energy Policy & Monitoring of electricity, DG Energy, European Commission and Humphrey Douglas, Partner, SNR Denton. The seminar launched the EUCERS/CES study on Green Energy Green Business by Arash Duero and Sandu-Daniel Kopp (23.5.2012)

3rd EUcers Energy Talk – EU Climate Change Policy: Priority or Backseat? With keynotes by Paolo Caridi, DG Climate, International and Inter-institutional Relations, European Commission and Dr Benny Peiser, Director Global Warming Policy Foundation

The Oil Curse - A jointly organized lecture with the School of Law, King’s College London with a keynote by Professor Michael Ross, Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (19.3.2012) Please click here to view Professor Ross' speech which was published in EUCERS Newsletter No.13

Bridge or Barrier? The role of Central Asia in 21st century politics. Jointly organized with the War Studies Russian & Eurasian Security Research Group and The European Azerbaijan Society (15.3.2012)

2nd EUcers Energy Talk – EU Energy Policy: Engaging with Partners beyond our Borders. With keynotes by Dr Michael Köhler, DG Energy European Commission and Dr Louis Skyner, Commercial Manager, Statoil ASA (18.1.2012)

The Future of Clean Coal Technologies and CCS – Follow-up Event in Berlin with a keynote by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger (12.12.2011)

1st EUcers Energy Talk - The Future of Renewable Energy in Britain and Europe. With keynotes by Dr Stefan Tostmann, Head Financial Resources, DG Energy, EU Commission and Professor Paul Ekins, Professor of Energy ad Environment Policy at UCL Energy Institute. The first of a series of events on European energy security topics organized in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in the UK and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in London (17.11.2011)

The Future of EU Energy Policy, with a keynote by Charles Hendry MP, UK Energy Minister (27.10.2011) in cooperation with the Centre for European Reform (CER).

After Fukushima – Consequences for the Energy Mix in Europe, EUCERS panel at the 21. Economic Forum in Krynica, Poland (7.9.2011)

The Future of Coal - Carbon Capture and Storage and Clean Coal Technologies. Expert roundtable jointly organised with the Atlantic Council of the U.S. (1.9.2011)

Energy Security in the Black Sea Region. Expert roundtable jointly organised with the Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Centre (CPEWC) of Bucharest (16.6.2011)

Shale Gas Revolution in Europe? Expert roundtable jointly organised with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (15.3.2011)

Energy Security for Europe: The EU Agenda until 2050, with a keynote by Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy (10.2.2011)

Turkey - an Energy Hub for Europe, with a keynote by Dr Wolfgang Schüssel, former Chancellor of Austria and Member of the Supervisory Board at RWE AG (8.11.2010) - EUCERS inauguration event

Future Conflicts over Energy and Resources - The Need for a European Energy Policy, with a keynote by Dr Jürgen Großmann, CEO RWE AG (8.3.2010)

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