Day 1

09:00Registration and coffee

Session 1: Brief look at CCS in Europe 

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

Session 2: Legal and regulatory issues in US and Europe

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

Session 3: Legal and regulatory in “ECOBASE countries”

14.00Regulatory aspects of CO2 EOR in Romania TBC
14.20Regulatory aspects of CO2 geological storage in Romania TBC
14.40Industrial perspective on CCUS in Romania TBC
15.00Plenary question and answer session with speakers
15.20Coffee break
15.50Regulatory aspects of CO2 EOR and Storage in Turkey, Caglar Synauc, METU, ECO-BASE
16.10Regulatory aspects of CO2 EOR and Storage in Greece, Nikolaos Koukouzas, CERTH
16.30Plenary question and answer session with speakers
17.00Concluding remarks, Constantin Sava, GeoEcoMar, ECO-BASE
17.10End of the day
19.00Conference 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
09.20Northern Lights perspective, TBC
09.40EOR clusters and business cases, George Koperna, ARI, USA
10.00Plenary question and answer session with speakers
10.30Coffee break

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

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