Gastech Specialist Events Form Partnership With Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) on their European Gas Infrastructure for Interconnectivity and Interoperability Forum

Aug 04, 2011, 05:52 ET from Gastech Specialist Events

LONDON, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Gastech Specialist Events (a division of dmg :: events) is pleased to announce their agreement formed this week with the association representing gas transmission companies, storage system operators, and LNG terminal operators in Europe, Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) to partner on their European Gas Infrastructure for Interconnectivity and Interoperability Forum due to take place in Rome, Italy on 29 November - 1 December 2011.

The Forum will focus on the commercial, regulatory, financial, and political issues inherent in building a well-functioning gas market for Europe, including coverage of major work currently underway in pipelines, LNG, and storage projects.  

Katie Whatmore, Director of Conferencing at Gastech Specialist Events said this week: "we are proud to have GIE as a partner on our European Gas Infrastructure for Interconnectivity and Interoperability Forum.  We appreciate what a crucial role that GIE play in the development of interconnected and interoperable transmission, storage, and LNG infrastructure in Europe.  We are truly honoured that GIE has chosen to participate in our programme, not only through the involvement of several eminent speakers from the organisation's senior leadership, but also through its support as an association partner to the programme."

Speaking alongside 40+ other experts at this Forum are Carlo Crea, Chairman of the VWG Security of Supply (SoS), International Confederation of Energy Regulators; Laszlo Varro, Director - Gas, Coal and Power, International Energy Agency; Dr Peter Poptchev, Ambassador at large for Energy Security - National Coordinator for the Nabucco Project, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bulgaria and Francisco P. de la Flor, Director de Regulation, Enagás SA & President, GLE

GIE member organisations represented on the programme also include: Adriatic LNG, EDF, E.ON, Enagas,, Gasunie, Gas Transport Services, Gazprom, TAQA, and Interconnector.

In recognition of GIE's partnership with the Forum, dmg :: events are offering a special discount on delegate registrations to GIE member organisations of up to 20% off the standard registration fee before 31 August, 2011.

To book a place using the discount, call: +44(0)203-180-6511 or +44(0)203-180-6521 or email

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