PAN-BALTIC INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT

RIGA, LATVIA | 11 OCTOBER, 2018

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28-29 SEPTEMBER 2017

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

SECOND EDITION
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SECOND EDITION

SECOND EDITION

The Pan-Baltic Infrastructure Summit will take place for the second time on October 11, 2018 in Riga, Latvia. The conference is designed to explore the Baltic infrastructure and trends in its future development. INFRA 2018 will bring together policy makers, senior experts, investors, lenders, developers and infrastructure asset owners from Baltic states for interactive discussion and networking.

The first Summit took place on 28-29 September, 2017 in Vilnius, Lithuania and attracted 200 participants from the region.

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Organizers

Minds behind event

INFRA 2018 is organized by BaltCap, the largest private equity and venture capital fund manager in the Baltics, in partnership with law firm COBALT

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Riga Sūkņu Stacija
Location

Riga Sūkņu Stacija

Riga Sūkņu Stacija

The future of infrastructure of the Baltic States will be discussed in a former steam water pumping station –  Riga Sūkņu Stacija.

The address is 196 Maskavas, Riga, Latvia.

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Speakers

Rafał Rybacki
Rafał
Rybacki

Head of Division for Lending Operations in Poland and Baltic States (Public Sector and Infrastructure), the European Investment Bank

EFSI in Baltics – practical aspects and possible acceleration

Giedrimas Jeglinskas
Giedrimas
Jeglinskas

Vice Minister of National Defence of Lithuania

Investment projects of the Baltic States

Ignas Degutis
Ignas
Degutis

Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board of RB Rail AS

Handling Complexity: Financial Planning and Management of the Rail Baltica Global Project

Kari Homanen
Kari
Homanen

Former EVP and Advisor to MD of NEFCO

Investors Panel

Pierre-Antoine Picand
Pierre-Antoine
Picand

PPPs and Electronic Tolling Project Manager; Business Developer at VINCI Highways

Roads Panel

Giedrius Rūškys
Giedrius
Rūškys

Project and Structured Finance North, Central and South East Europe European Investment Bank

Investors Panel

Tadas Gudaitis
Tadas
Gudaitis

Swedbank Asset Management in Lithuania, CEO

Chair of the panel discussion

Jānis Rozenfelds
Jānis
Rozenfelds

CEO of SEB Investment Management in Latvia

Investors Panel

Jekaterina Šarmavičienė
Jekaterina
Šarmavičienė

Central Project Management Agency Head of Public Private Partnership Competence Center

PPPS in Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Neringa Pažūsienė
Neringa
Pažūsienė

Central Project Management Agency Expert at Public Private Partnership Competence Center

PPPS in Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Rytis Kėvelaitis
Rytis
Kėvelaitis

Adviser to the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

New National Energy Independence Strategy

Marko Raid
Marko
Raid

Member of the Management Board of Port of Tallinn

Providing infrastructure investment opportunities via IPO. Tallinn Port case study

Elena Kiseleva
Elena
Kiseleva

Principal Banker at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Investors Panel / Roads Panel

Ando Leppiman
Ando
Leppiman

Deputy Secretary General of Energy at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia

Renewable Energy Panel

Andrejs Apanuks
Andrejs
Apanuks

Director of Sustainable Energy Policy Department

Renewable Energy Panel

Gatis Flinters
Gatis
Flinters

Partner at COBALT

Renewable Energy Panel

Dace Cirule
Dace
Cirule

Associate Partner at Deloitte Legal

Roads Panel

Liina Naaber-Kivisoo
Liina
Naaber-Kivisoo

Senior Associate at COBALT

PPPS in Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Feliksas Miliutis
Feliksas
Miliutis

Senior Associate at Glimstedt

Panevėžys municipality, Lithuania: Energy efficiency projects, street lightening and public buildings renovation

Talis Linkaits
Talis
Linkaits

Head of VASAB Secretariat

Roads Panel

Mārtiņš Brencis
Mārtiņš
Brencis

Acting Director of Central Finance and Contracting Agency

PPPS in Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Ģirts Rūda
Ģirts
Rūda

General Counsel of RB Rail AS

Moderator

Kristīne Apsalone
Kristīne
Apsalone

Lawyer, Development Instruments Group, State Joint Stock Company Latvian State Roads

Kekava bypass PPP project presentation and Roads Panel

Program

Program of the Summit can be downloaded HERE

8.00-9.00

Coffee and registration

9.00-9.10

Moderator's introduction

Moderator: Ģirts Rūda, the General Counsel of RB Rail

9.10-9.40

Keynote Presentation and Interview: EFSI in Baltics – practical aspects and possible acceleration

Rafał Rybacki, Head of Division for Lending Operations in Poland and Baltic States (Public Sector and Infrastructure), the European Investment Bank

Interviewed by: Ģirts Rūda, the General Counsel of RB Rail

9.40-10.00

New National Energy Independence Strategy

Keynote Speaker: Rytis Kėvelaitis, Adviser to the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

10.00-10.30

The future of the Baltics energy sector in relation to EU 2050 low carbon economy roadmap

Panelists: Rytis Kėvelaitis, Adviser to the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
Andrejs Apanuks, Director of Sustainable Energy Policy Department
Ando Leppiman, Deputy Secretary General for Energy at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia

Moderator: Gatis Flinters, Partner at COBALT

10.30-10.50

Morning networking break

10.50-11.10

Providing infrastructure investment opportunities via IPO. Tallinn Port case study

Speaker: Marko Raid, Member of the Management Board of Port of Tallinn

11.10-11.40

Handling the complexity: Financial Planning and Management of the Rail Baltica Global Project

Keynote Speaker: Ignas Degutis, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board, RB Rail AS

11.40-12.20

PPPs in Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Panelists: Neringa Pažūsienė, Expert at CPMA
Liina Naaber-Kivisoo, Senior Associate at COBALT
Mārtiņš Brencis, Acting Director of Central Finance and Contracting Agency
Moderator: Jekaterina Šarmavičienė, Head of PPP department at CPMA

12.20-14.00

Networking lunch break

14:00-14.30

Investor outlook panel discussion: political risk

Panelists:  Janis Rozenfelds, CEO of SEB Investment Management in Latvia
Kari Homanen, Former EVP and Advisor to MD of NEFCO
Giedrius Rūškys, Project and Structured Finance North, Central and South East Europe European Investment Bank
Elena Kiseleva, Principal Banker, Transport team, EBRD
Moderator: Tadas Gudaitis, CEO of Swedbank Asset Management in Lithuania

14.30-15.00

Investment projects of the Baltic States. Ministry of Defense, Lithuania: accommodation, catering, training infrastructure projects in 3 cities

Speaker: Giedrimas Jeglinskas, Vice Minister of Ministry of Defence of Lithuania

15.00-15.45

Panevėžys municipality, Lithuania: Energy efficiency projects, street lightening and public buildings renovation

Speaker: Feliksas Miliutis, Senior Associate at Glimstedt

15.45-16.15

Afternoon networking break

16.15-16.45

Kekava bypass PPP project presentation

Speakers: Kristine Apsalone, Lawyer, Development Instruments Group, State Joint Stock Company Latvian State Roads
Dace Cirule, Associate Partner at Deloitte Legal

16.45-17.30

Panel discussion: roads upgrade financing

Panelists: Pierre-Antoine Picand, Project Manager at Vinci Highways
Talis Linkaits, Head of VASAB Secretariat
Kristine Apsalone, Lawyer, Development Instruments Group, State Joint Stock Company Latvian State Roads
Elena Kiseleva, Principal Banker, Transport team, EBRD

Moderator: Dace Cirule, Associate Partner at Deloitte Legal

17.30-17.45

Summary and close of Summit

17.45-19.00

Networking & Drinks reception

Accommodation
Accommodation

Wellton Centrum Hotel & SPA

Accommodation

Wellton Centrum Hotel & SPA is located in the very centre of Riga, near the most famous objects of attraction of tourists. There is a restaurant Melnā bite located on the 1st floor of the hotel, where it is possible to enjoy excellent meal of the European and traditional Latvian kitchen.

Single: 70 Euro
Twin: 75 Euro

In order to make a reservation, please write an email to reservations@mogotel.com with reference code „INFRA”

Ibis Riga Centre Hotel

The ibis Riga Centre is a vibrant hotel that has recently been refurbished into one of the outstanding midscale hotels in the centre or Riga, 90 meters from Central Station. Riga Old Town, Freedom monument are within a 500 m radius.

Single: 42 Euro
Twin: 47 Euro

In order to make a reservation, please write an email to H9436-RM@accor.com with reference code „INFRA”

Contacts

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Email: info@infrasummit.eu

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