THE CONFERENCE

ASEAN Energy Business Forum provides a unique platform for ASEAN senior policy makers and global private sector organisations to engage in public-private partnership cooperation discussions. The programme will feature an enhanced high level strategic conference resolving around ASEAN’s energy security, access and energy transition, in the global context of COVID-19 recovery and oil & gas price volatility.

MINISTERS AND GLOBAL LEADERS ATTENDING

Speaker 08
H.E. TRAN TUAN ANH

Minister of Industry and Trade

Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Speaker 07
H.E. SUY SEM

Minister of Mines and Energy

Kingdom of Cambodia

Speaker 11
YB. DATO SERI SETIA DR AWANG HAJI MAT SUNY BIN HAJI MD HUSSEIN

Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry

Negara Brunei Darussalam

ARIFIN TASRIF
H.E. ARIFIN TASRIF

Minister of Energy and Mineral

Resources, Republic of Indonesia

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H.E. DR KHAMMANY INTHIRATH

Minister of Energy and Mines

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Speaker 10
YB DATO’ DR. SHAMSUL ANUAR BIN HJ NASARAH

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources

Malaysia

H E Win Khaing Final (1)
H.E. U WIN KHAING

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy

Republic of the Union of Myanmar

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H.E. ALFONSON G. CUSI

Secretary of the Department of Energy

Republic of the Philippines

Speaker 12
MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Singapore

Speaker 13
MINISTER OF ENERGY

Kingdom of Thailand

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KEISUKE SADAMORI

Director of Energy Markets & Security

IEA

Nuki
DR. NUKI AGYA UTAMA

Executive Director

ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE)

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IR. DR. SANJAYAN VELAUTHAM

Chief Executive Officer

Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA)Malaysia

Tom Earl Venture Global LNG
TOM EARL

Chief Commercial Officer

Venture Global LNG

Andrew Walker Cheniere
ANDREW WALKER

VP – Strategy

Cheniere Energy

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JARAND RYSTAD

CEO

Rystad Energy

Douglas
DOUGLAS WHARTON

Vice President, Origination and Marketing, Asia

Cheniere Energy

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PAUL MAGUIRE

President & CEO Asia Pacific

ENGIE

Krekshi Fuad Eni
KREKSHI FUAD

Executive Vice President Middle East and Far East Region

ENI

Olivier Duguet
OLIVIER DUGUET

CEO

Blue Circle

Luca Dragonetti Eni
LUCA DRAGONETTI

Managing Director, E&P

ENI Vietnam

Vijay Krishnan Final
VIJAY KRISHNAN

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Rystad Energy

SLADE Melanie IEA
MELANIE SLADE

Senior Programme Manager - Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies

IEA

ADB Hyunjung Lee Senior Energy Economistfinal
HYUNJUNG LEE

Senior Energy Economist

ADB

Bethany Speer NREL
BETHANY SPEER

Energy Analyst

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Josh Novacheck NREL
JOSH NOVACHECK

Electricity System Research Engineer

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Osamu Ono Mitsubishi Power Asia Pacific Final (3)
OSAMU ONO

Managing Director and CEO

Mitsubishi Power Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

Shaping Energy Transition in ASEAN

By 2030, ASEAN will become the 4th largest energy consumer in the world. ASEAN’s energy transition pathways are unique, underpinned by diverse factors and goals: energy connectivity, universal access, aspiration on renewables, LNG cooperation and trade, technological innovations. Today’s programme allows you insights into ASEAN’s energy transition planning, Vietnam’s vibrant market, role of gas and LNG, renewables integration.


08:00 Registration & Networking

09:00 Host Ministry Welcome Address

09:15 ASEAN Centre for Energy Welcome Address

09:30 Co-Host Keynote Address: Energy Transition Strategies in a World of Uncertainty Amidst Covid-19 Recovery

09:45 Co-Host Keynote Address: Powering Vietnam’s Secure and Clean Energy Growth and Implications of PDP 7

10:00 Ministerial Keynote: Invest in Canada and Play A Role in Global Decarbonisation Reserved Speaker

10:20 Special Address: Delivering Competitive LNG for ASEAN’s Energy Transition

10:35 Networking Break & Private Meetings

10:50 Panel: Industry’s Role in Driving ASEAN’s Energy Transition

  • How can industry support ASEAN’s drive towards fuel diversification, energy security and decarbonization? 
  • How are businesses adapting to capitalize on the opportunities of Energy Transition provide? 
  • What is the implication of the pandemic on energy transition and how industry should cope?
  • Collaboration opportunities between public and private sectors 
  • Innovations in policies and business models

11:50 Lunch Break & Private Meetings

14:00 Special Address: Southeast Asia Energy Outlook in a Global Context

4:15 Special Address

14:30 Panel: Leveraging Gas and LNG Opportunities to Drive ASEAN’s Transition to Cleaner Fuels

  • The evolving role of gas/LNG in ASEAN’s energy mix
  • LNG market, pricing updates and upside opportunities for buyers 
  • Emerging LNG markets in ASEAN, such as Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar 
  • Small scale LNG opportunities 

15:20 Networking Break & Private Meetings

15:35 Keynote Address: Accelerating ASEAN’s Energy Transition Pathway Reserved Speaker

15:50 Panel: Grid Connectivity – Renewables Integration and Opportunities for Power Optimisation and Affordability

  • Utility’s goals of renewables in energy mix
  • Examine the uptake of solar and wind power generation in ASEAN 
  • Challenges in renewables integration into the grid 
  • Technology solutions 
  • Decentralized energy systems

16:40 Presentation: Insights on Renewables Integration Into the Grid and Its Role in ASEAN’s Energy Transition

16:55 End of Day One

Energy Transition in Practice

ASEAN’s sustainable energy pathways till 2040 presents $3 trillion cumulative investment Opportunities. In practice, how does that translate into financing, sector specific developments,  investments? The energy transition landscape has evolved quickly in response to the global energy disruptions caused by Covid-19. Amidst the transition, what opportunities have presented in upstream, LNG, LNG to power, renewables sectors?


08:00 Registration & Networking

09:00 Fireside Chat [reserved]

A focused interview session with an ASEAN energy minister. The interview succinctly draws
the country’s energy priorities, energy transition strategies and investment opportunities.

09:20 Special Address: Sustainable Upstream Activities for ASEAN’s Energy Security

09:30 Panel: Upstream Joint Exploration Strategies for Oil & Gas Resources in ASEAN

  • Recent significant oil & gas discoveries 
  • 2020 price volatility’s impact on the upstream E&P 
  • Strategies for NOCs to increase reserves and production, and long-term growth 
  • M&A, internationalization strategies and capturing new business opportunities such as gas to power, LNG, technologies 

10:20 Special Address: South Korean Solutions to Support ASEAN’s Energy Pathways

10:35 Panel: LNG-to-Power Solutions, Small-Scale LNG Solutions for ASEAN

  • Active projects and pipelines of LNG to Power 
  • Examine the complexities and reasons for LNG-to-power adoptions in ASEAN
  • Review and case studies 
  • Manage energy infrastructure financing and hedge risks of price volatility, technical integration

11:25 Keynote Address: Mitsubishi Power’s Role in Supporting ASEAN Power Sector’s Energy Transition Pathways

11:40 Panel: $3 Trillion Cumulative Investment for ASEAN’s Sustainable Energy Pathways – How Do We Get There?

  • How will 2021 Post-Covid look like, and are we on track to attain the investment goals? 
  • Appetite for clean energy infrastructure investment and financing in ASEAN
  • How can ASEAN governments create more attractive destinations for clean energy capital 
  • Roles of financial institutions (banks, SWFs, institutional investors, PE etc.) in this shift
  • How existing investment models, financing structures can accelerate the energy transition 
  • What will capital allocation for gas, renewables, cleantech sectors look like
  • Potential for climate financing to support low carbon transition

12.30 Presentation: Clean Coal Technologies – Cleaner Solution for Affordable, Reliable Power Supply

12.40 Lunch Break & Private Meetings

14:00 Presentation: The Innovation Landscape to Decarbonise the Power Sector

14:15 Panel: Spotlight on Solar: Successful Case Studies, Business Models and New Pipelines in ASEAN

  • Examine the solar boom in ASEAN driven by policy support and cost reduction
  • From FiT to bidding system, how countries have evolved their strategies to drive vibrant and competitive markets
  • Innovations in business models, applications, e.g. floating solar, community involvement and new products (such as tradable renewables certificates)
  • Decentralised energy systems 
  • Innovation on blockchain & digitalization on solar: P2P trading and prosumers

15:00 Presentation: Leverage Data and Digitalisation to Address Energy Challenges

15:30 Joint Opening Ceremony of the 38th AMEM & Associated Meetings and the 2020 ASEAN Energy Business Forum

  • Keynote Speech by the Prime Minister of Viet Nam H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc
  • Launch of APAEC Phase 2: 2021-2025 and 6th ASEAN Energy Outlook 
  • Ceremonial Signing of MoUs 
  • Press Conference

 

16:30 Break; Sign-in and Connection Check

17:00 ASEAN Energy Awards Ceremony

19:00 End of Day Two

Forwarding Looking Solutions & Investment for ASEAN’s Sustainable Future

Day Three’s programme explores diverse forwarding looking solutions: wind, energy storage,  hydrogen, energy efficiency. The second half details country specific energy investment  opportunities – unique insights on ASEAN countries and uncover opportunities.


08:30 Registration & Networking

09:00 Keynote Remarks

09:05 Presentation: Charting ASEAN’s Pathways Collectively - APAEC Phase 2 and 6th Edition of ASEAN Energy Outlook

09:25 Panel Presented by UNEP: Renewable Energy Transition In a Post-Covid 19 Scenario – Diversity and In clusivity

  • Current state and impact to DRE businesses post-Covid19 
  • Foster a dialogue on the role DRE can play in job creation and economic empowerment for women among ASEAN members states post-Covid19
  • Discussions about post-Covid19 stimulus packages and policy considerations relevant to renewable energy, climate change, gender equality and economic empowerment 
  • Brainstorm on key policy and investment considerations to align renewable energy post-Covid19 recovery with gender equality commitments and inclusive and resilient growth. 

10:30 Panel: The Accelerating Role of Wind in ASEAN’s Energy Mix

  • Overview of wind projects in ASEAN
  • Spotlight on Vietnam’s remarkable wind energy story
  • Policy support, PPA model, grid connectivity issues 
  • Access to project finance to boost wind sector developments and financing innovations

11:20 Networking Break & Private Meetings

11:35 Panel: Energy Storage and Hydrogen – Innovations and Accelerating Their Roles in ASEAN’s Energy Transition

  • Status of energy storage and hydrogen developments in ASEAN
  • Financial and technical issues on promotion of energy storage 
  • Blue hydrogen & LNG business integration opportunities 
  • Potential to use hydrogen as future fuel
  • Utilization of fossil fuel and nuclear energy to support hydrogen economy

12:00 Panel: Energy Efficiency (EE) as the First Fuel

  • Energy efficiency’s role in social development, economic growth, resilience, and clean energy transition
  • Why EE’s benefits are more important than ever in the COVID-19 context 
  • Learning from the global best practices 
  • Recommendations for ASEAN governments and industry sectors

12:40 Spotlight Panel (Reserved): South Korean Solutions and Collaboration Opportunities with ASEAN

This panel discussion will feature 4 reputed South Korean companies who have significant 

participation in ASEAN’s oil & gas, LNG, renewables projects. The discussion will highlight 

these companies’ capabilities and case study projects.

13:20 Networking Break & Private Meetings

14:00 Energy Project Investment Opportunities Across ASEAN

A 15min presentation of latest energy initiatives and business opportunities across member countries that help drive the region’s sustainable energy future (with Reserved speakers).

SEDA’s perspectives and role in strengthening renewable growth, and promoting renewables investment in Malaysia

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Vietnam

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Brunei

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Cambodia

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Indonesia

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Laos

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Myanmar

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in the Philippines

SP’s Role and Strategies to Drive ASEAN’s Clean Power and Transport Sectors

Energy policies, initiatives and investment opportunities in Thailand

16:30 Minister-CEO Dialogue* Themed Responsive and Cohesive Energy Pathways for ASEAN *By invitation only

17:30 End of AMEM & AEBF 2020

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