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Frequently featured in the press, ECEGA has appeared in a number of high-level industry events, forums, podcasts, global news and industry articles, providing commentary and actionable insight into critical trends at the nexus of geopolitics, energy and climate, shaping the energy transition debate and policy formation with independent expert futures analysis and unparalleled foresight and helping global energy leaders manage risks and identify opportunities for meaningful impact. 

Speaking Engagements

  • GI MIDDLE EAST ENERGY "TRANSITION" DIALOGUES WEBINAR, 24 September, 2020: a conversation between European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis (ECEGA.EU)'s Yana Popkostova,  International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)'s Rabia Ferroukhi,  Xergy Group's James McCallum and Gulf Intelligence's Michelle Meineke taking a deep dive at the recovery and transition prospects ahead for the MENA region. Recording available here.
  • 2nd Global LNG Forum, Milan, Italy,  19-20 February, 2020 -  ECEGA's Yana Popkostova will moderate the opening high-level panel Global LNG market climate: geopolitical risks, European gas security landscape and regulatory pressures.
  • Paris Peace Forum - Foreign Policy Peace Games, 

    Paris, France,  12-13 November 2019 -  ECEGA's Yana Popkostova was invited by Foreign Policy as one of the leading minds in geopolitics of energy and international energy and climate affairs to "game" out how to bring seemingly intractable conflicts to a peaceful conclusion.  The event will gather 25 acclaimed experts and is held under the auspices of the Présidence de la République and Emmanuel Macron and with the generous support of the United Arab Emirates.

  • World Energy Week, Milan, Italy, 8-11 October, 2018 -  Energy and diversity: Releasing all the talent to tackle energy challenges [Future Energy Leaders Summit, Panel Debate with Riku Huttunen, Director General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Finland, Kornelia Shilunga, Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Namibian Government, Namibia, Yana Popkostova, Founder and Managing Director, European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis and Sue Stevenson, International Development Director, Barefoot College]
  • STG talk with Emma Sky, OBE, Florence, Italy, 12 January, 2018 - My career series [School of Translational Governance, Discussion with Emma Sky, OBE, Director of the Greenberg World Fellows Programme at Yale and former Governorate Coordinator of Kirkuk, Iraq for the Coalition Provisional Authority, Miguel Maduro, STG Director and Yana Popkostova, Policy Leaders Fellow and Founding Director of ECEGA.EU, 12th January, 2018]
  • Future Earth's Scoping Workshop for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Knowledge-Action Network [French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, 19-20th June 2017]
  • Women's Entrepreneurship Day Inaugural Event [Celebrating and supporting women entrepreneurs, Yana Popkostova, keynote speech along the CEO of AXA France Jacques de Peretti, 18th November 2016]

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