PLUS INTERACTIVE HALF-DAY POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP24th October 2013, Holiday Inn Regents Park, London,
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Regulatory and environmentalissues in shale gas explorationin the UK and Central &Eastern Europe9.00am-12.00pmWorkshop Ove...
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  1. 1. PLUS INTERACTIVE HALF-DAY POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP24th October 2013, Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, online or alternatively fax your registration to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711SMi presents the 4th...Shale GasEnvironmentalSummit 201322-23 OCTOBER 2013 | HOLIDAY INN REGENTS PARK | LONDON, UKCONFERENCE CHAIRMANProfessor Joe Howe, Director, UCLan Centre for Sustainable DevelopmentSPEAKER PANEL INCLUDESKEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:• Sort the myths from the facts surrounding pollution and seismic activity• Debate legislation currently in place and the evolution of policy for better regulation• Evaluate the technological advancements in environmentally sustainable frackingsolutions• Analyse public-private awareness & engagement initiatives• Discuss environmental risk management• Assess the reality of shale gas as an economically viable alternative to meet the UK andEurope’s increasing energy consumption• Dr Marco Althaus, Professor of SocialSciences, Wildau Technical University• Joseph Dutton, Research Associate,Global Gas Security Project, Universityof Leicester• Rob Foulkes, Senior Associate,Critical Resource• Vanessa Harvard-Williams, Partner,Linklaters• David Kennedy, Chief Executive,Committee on Climate Change• Dr Benny Peiser, Director, The GlobalWarming Policy Foundation• Keisuke Sadamori, Director, EnergyMarkets and Security, IEA• Kevin Skipworth, CVO, Agent General,Government of Western Australia• Corin Taylor, Senior EconomicAdviser, Institute of Directors• Jake White, Lawyer, Friends of theEarthEARLY BIRDDISCOUNTSBOOK BY 28TH JUNESAVE £300BOOK BY19TH JULYSAVE £100Regulatory and environmental issues in shale gas exploration in the UKand Central & Eastern EuropeWorkshop Leaders: Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, Energy, Projects and Construction, CMS Cameron McKenna LLPIan Herbert, Partner, Oil and Gas Team, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP9.00am – 12.00pm
  2. 2. Register online at • Alternatively fax your registratSupported byDay One I Tuesday 22nd October 2013 www.smi-online.coShale Gas Environmental Summit 20138.30 Registration & Coffee9.00 Chairmans opening remarksJoe Howe, Director, UCLan Centre for SustainableDevelopment, University Of Central LancashireOPENING ADDRESS9.10 Golden rules for a golden age of gas• Measure, disclose and engage• Watch where you drill• Isolate well and prevent leaks• Treat water responsibly• Eliminate venting, minimise flaring and other emissions• Be ready to think big• Ensure a consistently high level of environmentalperformanceKeisuke Sadamori, Director, Energy Markets and Security,IEA9.50 Politics of public acceptance across Europe• Not an engineers world: Political logic, language, andlawmaking• Uncertain trumpets: why the shale gas industry cant sellitself• NIMBY 2.0: the 21st century variants of the Not-In-My-Backyard Syndrome• Campaign momentum: transnational movement politicsand media tactics• Lose the battles, win the war: why strategy must beunconventional• The lobbying-leadership quest: shaping the terms ofacceptance through advocacyMarco Althaus, Professor of Social Sciences,Wildau Technical University10.30 Morning coffee11.00 Getting the message right – perspectives on shale gascommunications• Importance of clear and consistent positioning andmessaging• Stakeholder management and collaboration• Branding and reputation• Current issues and perspectivesSimon Whitehead, Managing Director, Hill & KnowltonPANEL DISCUSSION11.40 "The socio-political journey": the process of industrialeducation too deal with the public perception of risks12.20 Networking lunch1.40 Finding common ground for shale gas development inEurope• Shale gas in Europe and the ‘socio-political license tooperate• Experience from extractive companies elsewhere• Finding common ground for shale gas developmentRob Foulkes, Senior Associate, Critical Resource2.20 Regulating exploratory shale gas operations: theexperience of the Environment Agency (England)• Understanding environmental risks from shale gas• What is the regulatory framework in the UK• What do operators need to demonstrate in their permitapplicationsMatt Georges, Senior Advisor, Environment and Business,Environment Agency3.00 Regulatory requirements for fracking• What is the regulatory environment for fracking?• Is it adequate?• If not, what changes are needed?• How would these changes take account of localcommunities’ concerns?Jake White, Environmental Lawyer, Friends of the Earth3.40 Afternoon tea4.10 Managing the regulatory, planning and real estate issuesassociated with shale projects in the UK• Property rights, compulsory purchase and case lawrelevant to onshore shale projects• Key planning policy and stakeholder engagement issues• Community benefit sharing under existing policy andproposals• Emerging UK and EU energy and environmental regulationVanessa Harvard-Williams, Partner and Global Head ofEnvironment and Climate Change Team, Linklaters4.50 Regulatory developments for the exploration of shale gas inCentral and Eastern Europe• Update on the current status of the legislation of Bulgaria,Romania, Ukraine and Poland regarding the shale gasexploration• Environmental aspects of the shale gas exploration in CEEEnvironmental Impact Assessments• The public procurement aspects of shale gas exploration inCEE• Outline of the likely developments in the shale gasregulation in CEEKostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, Energy, Projects andConstruction, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP5.30 Chairmans Closing Remarks and Close of Day OneSPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIESSMi offer sponsorship, exhibition, advertising and branding packages, uniquely tailored to complement your companys marketing strategy. Shouldyou wish to join the increasing number of companies benefiting from promoting their business at our conferences please call:Alia Malick, SMi Sponsorship on +44 (0)20 7827 6168 or email:
  3. 3. tion to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711 • GROUP DISCOUNTS Day Two I Wednesday 23rd October 2013Want to know how to get involved? Interested in promoting your services to this market?Contact Vinh Trinh on +44 (0)20 7827 6140 or email: Registration & Coffee9.00 Chairmans opening remarksJoe Howe, Director, UCLan Centre for SustainableDevelopment, University Of Central LancashireOPENING ADDRESS9.10 Role of shale gas in a low-carbon economy• Overview of the path to building a low-carbon economy• Economics of investment in low-carbon technologiescompared to gas-fired generation• Potential roles for shale gas in providing power and heatDavid Kennedy, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change9.50 Western Australia’s unconventional gas sector – an emergingnew industry• A look at the regulation in place for Western Australia’semerging shale and tight gas sector• The importance of protecting the community and environment• The need for strong community engagementKevin Skipworth CVO, Agent General, Government of WesternAustralia10.30 Morning coffee11.00 UK Shale: balancing the environmental debate• Lessons for the UK and Europe from the US experience• The realities of environmental impacts in the UK• The National Planning Policy Framework and UK shaledevelopment• In which arena should the environmental shale debate beframed?Joseph Dutton, Research Associate, Global Gas Security Project,University Of Leicester11.40 Shale gas and groundwater in the UK• Water demand and sourcing• Relationship of potential shale gas source rocks and aquifers• Potential contaminants and migration pathways• Baseline monitoring – ahead of the gameRobert Ward, Director of Groundwater Science,British Geological Survey12.20 Networking lunch1.40 Shale Gas: Skills, Security and Sustainability• The energy challenge• Maximising local economic impact through supply chainDevelopment and social sustainability• Regulation, health and safety• Research informed shale gas growth co-alitions• Investment in training and education programmesJoe Howe, Director, UCLan Centre for Sustainable Development,University Of Central Lancashire2.20 Shale gas: surface footprint and environmental benefits• The surface footprint of potential shale gas production in the UK• Water use and truck movements• Environmental benefits of shale gas in the US• Carbon reduction targetsCorin Taylor, Senior Economic Adviser, Institute of Directors3.00 Will Europe miss the shale gas revolution?• Shale shock and the crisis of Europes climate and energy policy• EU between Lisbon agenda and green agenda• Cheap shale, US industrial revival and Europes competitive crisis• Britains shale schizophrenia• The myth of Europes small shale reserves• Green vs growth: who will win the battle for Europes energyfuture?Dr Benny Peiser, Director, The Global Warming PolicyFoundation3.40 Afternoon tea4.10 Replacing or displacing demand for coal?• How permanent is the rise in cheaper gas in the US?• What has this done to domestic production and demand for coal?• How has the enlarged US coal export affected the fuel mix inEurope and other parts of the world?Anthony Froggatt, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environmentand Resources, Chatham House4.50 Getting shale gas to market in the UK• Briefing on UK gas grid (extent, ownership)• Location of shale compared to gas grid• Lessons from the UK biomethane to grid market• Options for test gas flows - gas to grid, electricity, CNG by road• Options for commercial gas flows• Gas quality requirements• Gas pressure• Capacity booking and gas sales• Project timetable for the different gas monetisation optionsJohn Baldwin, Managing Director, CNG Services Limited5.30 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two
  4. 4. Regulatory and environmentalissues in shale gas explorationin the UK and Central &Eastern Europe9.00am-12.00pmWorkshop Overview:This workshop is to allow participants to gain a greaterunderstanding of some of the practical issues to beaddressed by those organisations looking to explore forand produce shale gas in Europe, with a focus on issuesspecific to some of the key markets, namely the UK andCentral & Eastern Europe.Agenda:8.30 Registration and coffee9.00 Welcome and introduction to the regulatoryand environmental issues10.00 Coffee Break10.15 Group Exercises covering the approachesand developments in tackling issues11.15 Summary and final discussion between theparticipants12.00 End of workshopWho should attend:This workshop has been designed for legal experts andrepresentatives of shale gas exploration. Equally, foranyone wishing to gain greater insight into the practicalissues associated with shale gas exploration andproduction in key European markets.About the workshop leaders:Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, Energy,Projects and Construction, CMS CameronMcKenna LLPKostadin is widely considered as one of theleading energy lawyers in Bulgaria, advisingon many of the country’s largest projects in recentyears; he previously worked as the Chief of Minister’sCabinet within the Ministry of Energy, and was part ofthe working group which prepared Bulgaria’s currentenergy legislation.Ian Herbert, Partner, Oil and Gas Team,CMS Cameron McKenna LLPIan is part of CMS’ London energy team, andregularly advises some of the leading oil & gascompanies, including BP, BG, Talisman andMaersk, on a variety of onshore and offshoreinfrastructure projects, services contracts, andmergers & acquisitions. He has spent 18 months onsecondment with BP Angola and previously worked forMcDermott, the US based offshore oil & gas contractor.About the organisation:CMS is widely recognised as one of the leading globallaw firms for oil & gas, having worked in the industryfor many years, and with one of the largest teams ofindustry specialists. Many of CMS’ lawyers have spenttime in-house or on secondment to leading players inthe market. CMS’ industry knowledge and specialistexpertise allow it to offer clients much more than justtechnical legal advice; CMS is also able to advise onmarket practice, negotiating positions and riskassessment informed by a thorough understanding oflocal and international issues.HALF DAY POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPThursday 24th October 2013Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, UKIn association with
  5. 5. SMi Energy Forward PlannerJUNEDistributed Energy Storage17 & 18 June 2013Copthorne Tara HotelLondon, United KingdomGas Storage19 & 20 June 2013Copthorne Tara HotelLondon, United KingdomSEPTEMBERTelecoms for Smart Grids23 September 2013Marriot Regents ParkLondon, United KingdomEnergy from Waste25 September 2013Kensington CloseLondon, United KingdomOCTOBERDistribution Automation Europe14 October 2013Marriot Regents ParkLondon, United KingdomShale Gas Environmental Summit22 October 2013Holiday Inn Regents ParkLondon, United KingdomGas to Liquids29 October 2013Marriot Regents Park,London, United KingdomNOVEMBEROil & Gas Cyber Security25 November 2013Marriot Regents Park,London, United KingdomDECEMBERE&P Information & Data Management12 December 2013Marriot Regents ParkLondon, United KingdomFEBRUARY 2014FLNG17 February 2014Marriot Regents ParkLondon, United KingdomM2M Telematics for Usage BasedInsurance19 February 2014Marriot Regents ParkLondon, United Kingdom
  6. 6. SHALE GAS ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT 201322-23 OCTOBER 2013 | HOLIDAY INN REGENTS PARK | LONDON, UK Workshop: 24th October 20134 WAYS TO REGISTERFAX your booking form to +44 (0) 870 9090 712PHONE on +44 (0) 870 9090 711ONLINE AT you have any further queries please call the Events Team on tel +44 (0) 870 9090 711 or you can email them at□ Register by 28th June and receive a £300 Discount off conference price□ Register by 19th July and receive a £100 Discount off conference priceEARLY BIRDDISCOUNTPayment must be made to SMi Group Ltd, and received before the event, by one of thefollowing methods quoting reference E-034 and the delegate’s name. Bookings made within7 days of the event require payment on booking, methods of payment are below. Pleaseindicate method of payment:□ UK BACS Sort Code 300009, Account 00936418□ Wire Transfer Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, 39 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AUSwift (BIC): LOYDGB21013, Account 00936418IBAN GB48 LOYD 3000 0900 9364 18□ Cheque We can only accept Sterling cheques drawn on a UK bank.□ Credit Card □ Visa □ MasterCard □ American ExpressAll credit card payments will be subject to standard credit card charges.Card No: □□□□ □□□□ □□□□ □□□□Valid From □□/□□ Expiry Date □□/□□CVV Number □□□□ 3 digit security on reverse of card, 4 digits for AMEX cardCardholder’s Name:Signature: Date:I agree to be bound by SMis Terms and Conditions of Booking.Card Billing Address (If different from above):CONFERENCE PRICES GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLEDOCUMENTATION (Shipped 10-14 days after the event)I cannot attend but would like to purchase access to the following DocumentPortal/paper copy documentation: Price Total□ Access to the conference documentationon the Document Portal £499.00 + VAT £598.80□ The Conference Presentations - paper copy £499.00 - £499.00(or only £300 if ordered with the Document Portal)VENUE□ Please contact me to book my hotelAlternatively call us on +44 (0) 870 9090 711,email: or fax +44 (0) 870 9090 712VATVAT at 20% is charged on the attendance fees for all delegates. VAT is also charged onDocument Portal and Literature Distribution for all UK customers and for those EUcustomers not supplying a registration number for their own country here: ______________PAYMENTPOST your booking form to: Events Team, SMi Group Ltd, 2nd Floor South,Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BSPayment: If payment is not made at the time of booking, then an invoice will be issued and must be paidimmediately and prior to the start of the event. If payment has not been received then credit card details willbe requested and payment taken before entry to the event. Bookings within 7 days of event require paymenton booking. Access to the Document Portal will not be given until payment has been received.Substitutions/Name Changes: If you are unable to attend you may nominate, in writing, another delegate totake your place at any time prior to the start of the event. Two or more delegates may not ‘share’ a place atan event. Please make separate bookings for each delegate.Cancellation: If you wish to cancel your attendance at an event and you are unable to send a substitute, thenwe will refund/credit 50% of the due fee less a £50 administration charge, providing that cancellation is madein writing and received at least 28 days prior to the start of the event. Regretfully cancellation after this timecannot be accepted. We will however provide the conferences documentation via the Document Portal to anydelegate who has paid but is unable to attend for any reason. Due to the interactive nature of the Briefingswe are not normally able to provide documentation in these circumstances. We cannot accept cancellationsof orders placed for Documentation or the Document Portal as these are reproduced specifically to order. Ifwe have to cancel the event for any reason, then we will make a full refund immediately, but disclaim anyfurther liability.Alterations: It may become necessary for us to make alterations to the content, speakers, timing, venue ordate of the event compared to the advertised programme.Data Protection: The SMi Group gathers personal data in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998and we may use this to contact you by telephone, fax, post or email to tell you about other products andservices. Unless you tick here □ we may also share your data with third parties offering complementaryproducts or services. If you have any queries or want to update any of the data that we hold then pleasecontact our Database Manager or visit our quoting the URN as detailed above your address on the attached letter.Unique Reference NumberOur Reference LV E-034Terms and Conditions of BookingDELEGATE DETAILSPlease complete fully and clearly in capital letters. Please photocopy for additional delegates.Title: Forename:Surname:Job Title:Department/Division:Company/Organisation:Email:Address:Town/City:Post/Zip Code: Country:Direct Tel: Direct Fax:Mobile:Switchboard:Signature: Date:I agree to be bound by SMis Terms and Conditions of Booking.ACCOUNTS DEPTTitle: Forename:Surname:Email:Address (if different from above):Town/City:Post/Zip Code: Country:Direct Tel: Direct Fax:Holiday Inn Regents Park, Carburton St, City of Westminster, London W1WI would like to attend: (Please tick as appropriate) Fee TotalPUBLIC SECTOR AND ACADEMICS□ Conference & Workshop £1498.00 + VAT £1797.60□ Conference only £899.00 +VAT £1078.80□ Workshop only £599.00 + VAT £718.80Commercial Organisations□ Conference & Workshop £2098.00 +VAT £2517.60□ Conference only £1499.00 +VAT £1798.80□ Workshop only £599.00 +VAT £718.80PROMOTIONAL LITERATURE DISTRIBUTION□ Distribution of your company’s promotionalliterature to all conference attendees £999.00 + VAT £1198.80The conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, conference papers and accessto the Document Portal containing all of the presentations.