Conference Committee:

  • Alla Shogenova, Estonia
  • Sarah Eileen Gasda, Norway
  • Tom Haselton, Lithuania
  • Monika Konieczyńska, Poland
  • Michal Wendolowski, Belgium
  • Auli Niemi, Sweden
  • Peter Molander, Finland, treasurer
  • Mayur Pal (Chair), Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania
  • Viltė Karaliūtė (secretary), Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Lithuania

Some Of Our Expert Speakers

Sina R. Gomari (Teesside University, UK)
Senior Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Engineering at Teesside University UK. Course Leader for MSc Petroleum Engineering Advanced Practice Project Coordinator.
Evita Gosa (SCHWENK Latvija)
Evita Gosa is the Environmental and Legal Director and Management Board Member of SCHWENK Latvija SIA. An integral part of her professional endeavours is promoting the development of CCSU value chains, including the establishment of the legal framework.
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Dr. Alla Shogenova (TalTech, Estonia)
Dr. Alla Shogenova is a senior researcher and a leader of CO2 storage group at Department of Geology, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) and a Director for Research in SHOGenergy NGO.
Dr. Auli Neimi (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Auli Niemi is Professor in Groundwater Modeling at Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University, Sweden. Her earlier positions include e.g. Research Professor & Leading Research Scientist at Technical Research Centre of Finland.
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Mr. Andreas Szabados
Asset Manager Denmark in Wintershall Dea International GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Wintershall Dea AG and license holder in Denmark. Acting as work package lead ‘Monitoring’ in the EUDP supported Greensand Phase 2 project consortium.
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Mr. Hannes Tuohiniitty
Mr Hannes Tuohiniitty works for Bioenergy Association of Finland as Sector Manager and previously as Managing Director for Finnish Pellet Energy Association. He has chaired umbrella organisation Bioenergy Europe 2018-2022 and currently holds vice-presidency position.
Sarah Gasda
Sarah Gasda is Research Director and Chief Scientist in Computational Geosciences at NORCE, an independent research institute in Bergen, Norway.
Luciana Miu
Luciana Miu is the Head of Clean Economy at Energy Policy Group, a Bucharest-based think tank specialising in energy and climate policy.
Eirik Falck da Silva
Eirik Falck da Silva is Research Manager in SINTEF and the coordinator of the CCUS ZEN project. His field of research is primarily solvent based CO2 capture.
Ian Havecroft
Ian is the Principal Consultant – Legal and Regulatory at the Global CCS Institute, and is based in Melbourne. Ian leads the Institute’s work on all legal and regulatory matters, including the delivery of technical reports .
Robert Höglund
Robert Höglund is an advisor in marginal carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and climate policy. He also works with the NGO Carbon Gap, and writes reports and articles on carbon removal.
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Ron Zevenhoven
Ron Zevenhoven has been professor in Engineering Thermodynamics and Modelling at Åbo Akademi University, Chemical and Process Engineering, in Turku Finland, since 2005. He holds an MSc (ChemEng) and PhD degrees (1988, 1992) from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.
Jelena Pubule
Dr. Jelena Pubule is a professor and leading researcher at Riga Technical University, Institute of Energy Systems and Environment.
Shruti Malik
Ms. Shruti Malik earned her Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. She is working as a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Mathematical Modelling, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania.
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Charles Nelson
Charles Nelson is a seasoned executive with a proven track record in the oil and gas industry and a strong focus on sustainability. As the CEO of Gold H2 and COO of Cemvita, he helps lead two innovative organizations at the forefront of technological advancements & environmental stewardship.
Henrik Von Zweigbergk
Henrik Von Zweigbergk
Henrik Von Zweigbergk works as an environmental lawyer at the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU), since 2021. Before that he has worked for 14 years as an environmental lawyer at the County Administrative board in Jönköping, Sweden, mainly with issues regarding contaminated sites.
Mirosław Wojnicki
Mirosław Wojnicki, PhD Eng., is a Geologist and Petroleum Engineer, currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Petroleum Engineering Department of the Oil and Gas Institute – National Research Institute (INiG – PIB), Poland.
Matthias Honegger
Matthias Honegger is Head of Business Field «Carbon Dioxide Removals» at Perspectives Climate Research. With over a decade of experience in climate policy advisory his expertise spans carbon markets, sectoral mitigation policies, national mitigation targets, and UN climate negotiations
Janis Volberts
Janis Volberts
Janis Volberts joined Bellona to identify and support the role to be played by ports for industrial decarbonisation solutions, such as CO2 capture, transport and storage. Janis' work is focused on projects in Central and Eastern Europe, with a particular emphasis on the Baltic region.
Lamberto Eldering
Lamberto Eldering
Lamberto Eldering is a Business Developer for Low Carbon Solutions in Equinor, with a focus on CCS and hydrogen solutions. He has more than 10 years' experience in CCS project development and worked among others on several European CCS projects, including Northern Lights.
Bruno Gerrits
Bruno Gerrits works at the Global CCS Institute Brussels office in the role of Client Engagement Manager Europe. Covering a vast and -also in CCS terms- vastly different region his team works with members, policy makers and stakeholders across many countries and industries: from oil &gas to cement and steel, to technology and services.
Roman Berenblyum
Roman Berenblyum is special advisor in NORCE Norwegian Research Center AS working with sustainable use of underground resources. Dr Berenblyum main research interests lies in CO2 storage, hydrogen and geothermal energy production.
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Gjermund Blauenfeldt Næss
Gjermund Blauenfeldt Næss is an Advisor in the Danish Energy Agency. He works in the CO2-storage team handling the framework, evaluation and supervision of the licenses for exploration and storage of CO2 in Denmark.
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Mads Kjær Poulsen
Mads Kjær Poulsen is an Advisor at the Danish Energy Agency. His portfolio consists of aiding in the design and implementation of the Danish CCS subsidy funds.
Vendela Santén
Vendela Santén is strategic manager and lead researcher within the area of maritime logistics at RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden, Maritime Department. Her research focuses on sustainable transportation and logistics with a focus on maritime supply chains.
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Mads Kjær Poulsen
Mads Kjær Poulsen is an Advisor at the Danish Energy Agency. His portfolio consists of aiding in the design and implementation of the Danish CCS subsidy funds.