III Energy Law Forum (Part 1)

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11:50 – 18:00
Kyiv / online (Zoom)
Contact Phone
+38 (096) 74-27-107
Contact Person
Kateryna Pyshchyk
+38 (096) 74-27-107

The Ukrainian Bar Association invites you to attend the III Energy Law Forum, which will be held on June 15, 2023 in Kyiv (Ukraine) and September 14, 2023 in Warsaw (Poland)Online participation (Zoom) is also available.

The program of the second part of the event - June 15, 2023 (Kyiv / online) is available at the link.

The event is a unique platform that will provide an opportunity to meet high-level professionals, participate in fruitful discussions with industry experts, expand the network of necessary business contacts and make important acquaintances.

Among the participants and speakers are expected leading specialists of the industry, representatives of regulatory authorities and specialized state institutions, industry associations and market operators.

June 15, 2023


11:30-15:00. Registration of participants

11:50-12:00.  Opening event

12:00-13:00. PANEL DISCUSSION 1. Legal challenges of ensuring energy security of Ukraine.

Moderator: Vladyslav Sokolovskyi, Managing Partner of the Sokolovsky and Partners JSC

Questions for discussion:

  • What will the Ukrainian energy industry be like? Overview of development strategies and goals.
  • What is needed to restore Ukraine's energy security?
  • Energy independence and security of the EU in the context of Ukraine's EU membership strategy


Representative of the Office of the President (TBC)

Andriy Gerus, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Housing and Communal Services

Yaroslav Demchenkov, Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine (TBC)

Dirk Buschle, Legal Adviser, Deputy Director of the Energy Community Secretariat (TBC)

13:00-13:10. Technical break

13:10-14:30PANEL DISCUSSION 2. The electricity market

Moderator: Ivan Bondarchuk, head of the energy and natural resources practice of LCF Law Group

Questions for discussion:

  • The concept of reforming the electricity market of Ukraine
  • Restoration of infrastructure and generating capacities
  • Export of electricity
  • Nuclear energy as a source of low-emission electricity
  • Distributed generation system: challenges and opportunities


Olga Babii, member of the National Commission, which carries out state regulation in the spheres of energy and communal services

Oleksiy Zakharchuk, Director of Regulatory and Legal Policy, DTEK

Anzhelika Konoplyanko, Deputy Head of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine - state representative

Artem Nekrasov, first deputy director of SE "Guaranteed Buyer"

Maksym Yurkov, director of legal affairs of NEC "Ukrenergo"

14:30-15:00. Coffee break

15:00-16:20PANEL DISCUSSION 3. Gas market

Moderator: Olga Terefenko, Gravity partner

Questions for discussion:

  • The role of gas in the energy future of Ukraine
  • Production of natural gas
  • How Ukraine's renewable gas potential can contribute to Europe's energy security
  • Development of gas storages of Ukraine


Representative of the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine  (TBC)

Representative of Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine  (TBC)

Artem Petrenko, Executive Director of the Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine

Nataliia Hutarevych, Senior Associate, Sayenko Kharenko

Victoria Dudchenko, Head of the Legal department of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange LLC

Oleksandra Skolota, Head of the Legal Support Department of JSC "Ukrtransgaz"

Representative of the State Energy Efficiency Agency  (TBC)

16:20 – 16:30. Technical break

16:30 – 17:50PANEL DISCUSSION 3. Ukraine's low-carbon transition: challenges and opportunities

Moderator: Nataliia Tuzheliak, Associate White & Case LLP

Questions for discussion:

  • Decarbonization of Ukrainian energy and industry: challenges and opportunities
  • The role of nuclear energy in the low-carbon mix of energy sources in Ukraine
  • Financing/investing in Ukraine's clean energy transition: key opportunities and regulatory challenges


Representative Solar Energy Association of Ukraine (TBC)

Andrii Konechenkov, Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association

Kyrylo Kostyria, Head of the Legal Department of UDP Renewables

Rodion Morozov, Acting Chairman of the Board of JSC "UKRGASBANK"  (TBC)

17:50-18:00. Closing

18:00-19:00. Networking

REGISTRATION is MANDATORY to participate in the event.
Participation is considered confirmed after payment of the registration fee.

Pay attention! There is a 15% discount on tickets for participants planning to participate in two events. To do this, use the promo code energyUBA when registering for both events.

For additional information about the event, contact: +38 (096) 742-71-07 (WhatsApp, Telegram) or write to: kpyshchyk@uba.ua. Contact person - Kateryna Pyshchyk.

Пропозиція для партнерів
Організаційний комітет заходу

Бондарчук Іван, радник, керівник практики енергетики та природних ресурсів LCF Law Group

Гутаревич Наталія, старша юристка Саєнко Харенко

Соколовський Владислав, керуючий партнер АК «Соколовський і партнери»

Терефенко Ольга, партнер Gravity

Тужеляк Наталія, адвокат White & Case LLP

Become an International Participant and receive a discount on participation in the event

Registration Fee
To 31 May
UBA Member (Offline)
1000 UAH.
Other Participants (Offline)
2000 UAH.
UBA Member (Online)
0 UAH.
Other Participants (Online)
800 UAH.
To 15 June
UBA Member (Offline)
1500 UAH.
Other Participants (Offline)
3000 UAH.
UBA Member (Online)
500 UAH.
Other Participants (Online)
1400 UAH.

III Energy Law Forum (Part 1)

11:50 – 18:00
Kyiv / online (Zoom)
Contact Phone
+38 (096) 74-27-107