Day 1

09:00 Registration and coffee

Session 1: Brief look at CCS in Europe 

09.30 Open ceremony, welcome and general introduction
09.40 Presentation of the ACT initiative, Ragnhild Rønneberg, Research Council of Norway.
09.50 ECO-BASE project by Roman Berenblyum, NORCE, ECO-BASE
10.00 State of CCUS in Europe, TBC
10.20 European Commission DGs representative(s) view, TBC
10.40 Plenary question and answer session with speakers
11.00 Coffee break

Session 2: Legal and regulatory issues in US and Europe

11.30 US approach on CCUS. Taxation scheme, Mike Godec, ARI
11.50 CCUS: legal issues. Ingvild Ombudstvedt, IOMLaw, ECO-BASE
12.10 Risk management of CO2 storage in compliance with the EU Storage Directive, Ton Wildenborg, TNO
12.30 Plenary question and answer session with speakers
13.00 Lunch

Session 3: Legal and regulatory in “ECOBASE countries”

14.00 Regulatory aspects of CO2 EOR in Romania TBC
14.20 Regulatory aspects of CO2 geological storage in Romania TBC
14.40 Industrial perspective on CCUS in Romania TBC
15.00 Plenary question and answer session with speakers
15.20 Coffee break
15.50 Regulatory aspects of CO2 EOR and Storage in Turkey, Caglar Synauc, METU, ECO-BASE
16.10 Regulatory aspects of CO2 EOR and Storage in Greece, Nikolaos Koukouzas, CERTH
16.30 Plenary question and answer session with speakers
17.00 Concluding remarks, Constantin Sava, GeoEcoMar, ECO-BASE
17.10 End of the day
19.00 Conference dinner (place: TBA)

Day 2

Session 4: Economic evaluation, business case developments and decision making

09.00 “Closing the chain”: how to develop a business case for all actors involved? Christian Bos, TNO, ECO-BASE
09.20 Northern Lights perspective, TBC
09.40 EOR clusters and business cases, George Koperna, ARI, USA
10.00 Plenary question and answer session with speakers
10.30 Coffee break

Session 5: Decision making processes in the public and private sector

11.00 Barriers and enabling elements for CCUS: Scaling up and building infrastructure, Mike Godec, ARI, USA
11.20 Influence of policy measures for CO2 storage public acceptance, TBC
11.40 Mutual dependencies between Government vs. Operator decision-making, Christian Bos, TNO, ECO-BASE
12.00 Plenary question and answer session with speakers
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Panel debate: What stops CCUS and what are we going to do about it?
14.45 Concluding remarks
15.00 End of the program, coffee, mingling opportunities.