Session 2: Recent Developments and Experiences with Regard to Feed-in Schemes

RES support mechanism of Feed--in tariffs in Greece
Anastasia Oikonomou, Assistance Office for Renewable Energy Sources Investments, Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Greece 
Key features and recent developments of the Feed-In Scheme in Slovenia
Silvo Škornik, Energy Directorate, Energy Ministry of Economy, Slovenia 
Key features and recent developments of Feed-In Schemes in Spain
Diana López, Institute for Diversification and Saving of Energy, IDAE, Spain
Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) Key features and recent developments
Nicolas Oetzel, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Germany 
Recent Experiences with Feed-In Systems in the EU
Mario Ragwitz, Institute for Systems and Innovations Research, Germany 

Session 3: European Developments: What’s on the Agenda

Renewable Energy Policy in Europe - What’s on the Agenda?
Robert Lorentz, DG Energy, European Commission
Energy policy in Finland – how will we reach the RES targets 
Ontario’s Feed-In Tariff Program- Current Status and Next Steps
Tom Du, Sustainable Energy Initiative, Ontario, Canada
Scientific Viewpoint – Results from the Re-Shaping Project
Mario Ragwitz, Institute for Systems and Innovations Research, Germany

Session 4: Best Practice for Feed-in Determination

Best Practice and Cross-Country Coordination
Corinna Klessmann, Ecofys Germany
Examples and Experiences from Greece - RES: Current situation and perspectives
Dionysis Papachristou, Electrical Engineer, Scientific Expert , Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE), Greece

Session 5: International Cooperation on Renewable Energy

The Helios Project
Professor Konstantinos Mathioudakis, Secretary General For Energy and Climate Change, Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Greece
Cooperation Mechanisms – Legal Overview and Important Aspects of the EU RES-Directive
Fabian Pause, Foundation for Environmental Energy Law, Germany
Asimina Bistola, PPC Renewables SA., Greece
Beyond Europe: Trends and Schemes in MENA region for Promoting RE Investments
Maged K. Mahmoud, Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Egypt 
Renewable Energy Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Territorial Cooperation and Development Projects in MED Region and SE Europe
Anagnostopoulos Kostas, Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES), Greece

Session 6: Selected Best Practices: Overcoming Administrative and Planning Barriers

Administrative Challenges - The case of Greece
Dimitris Tsalemis Head of Assistance Office for Renewable Energy Sources Investments, Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Greece 
Non-financial challenges in RE development 
Takis Grigoriou, Responsible for Energy & Climate Change Issues, Greenpeace Greece
The Greek Experience and Practice
Thanos Koronidis, HTSO (Hellenic Transmission System Operator), Greece
Best Practices for Grid Access and Permitting Procedures 
Loumakis Stilianos, President of Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Energy Producers, Greece 
Overcoming RES Permitting and Grid Access Barriers in Greece
Savas Seimanidis, Greek Association of Renewable Energy Producers (GAREP), Greece 
European Wind Industry Perspective on Good Practices for Grid Access and Permitting Procedures
Pierre Tardieu, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) 
Potential Conflicts in the Definition of Public Interest: Supporting Bioenergy vs. Food Security – A Biogas Company’s View
Milan Hrženjak, Keter Organica d.o.o., Slovenia