20 - 21 Oct. 2020
NATO ENERGY SECURITY Center of Excellence


The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence kindly invites you to join us for the “Energy Security Symposium 2020”.  During Symposium experts form NATO ENSEC COE, NATO HQ, and NATO HQ SACT will present you current issues related to NATO and energy security. Symposium will be conducted online in two days, one 2 hours session per day for your convenience:

Part I on Tuesday 20 of October at 10:00 – 12:00

Part II on Wednesday 21 of October at 15:00 – 17:00


 Global Aspects of Energy Supply (with focus on the Baltics) - moderated by COL Romualdas Petkevčius, Director of the NATO ENSEC COE

  • Baltic Sea and its increasing importance for Russian hydrocarbon exports, Mr Kari Juutilainen, SME of ENSEC COE
  • The synchronization of the Baltic electricity grid – challenges and future prospects, Ms Marju Korts, SME of the NATO ENSEC COE
  • Resilient energy supplies in Baltic States (and Europe), Dr. Artūras Petkus, Legal adviser of the NATO ENSEC COE
  • Cybersecurity dimension of Critical Energy Infrastructure, Vytautas Butrimas, SME of the NATO ENSEC COE

 NATO’s role in Energy Security – moderated by Dr. Artūras Petkus

  • Energy Security in NATO, Mr Michael Rühle, Head of the Energy Security Section Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO
  • NATO Energy Security Doctrine, Brigadier General Didier Polome (NATO OF-6, BEL Air Force), ACOS Strategic Plans and Policy SACT HQ in Norfolk, VA (USA)
  • Energy Efficiency in Military Operations, Mr Wsewolod Rusow, SME of the NATO ENSEC COE
  • Carbon Emission Reduction and Energy Security - What are technological ways forward? Dr. Reiner Zimmerman, Head of the Research and Lessons Learned Division at the NATO ENSEC COE
  • Briefing on TTXs (NATO ENSEC COE Tabletop Exercise (TTX) Coherent Resilience Series, LTC Videt Norng, Head of the Education, Training and Exercise Division at the NATO ENSEC COE