IEA Chief Economist, Dr. Fatih Birol, holds regular press conferences and delivers speeches on energy market challenges and their policy implications at various events around the world.
|12 November 2013||London||WEO-2013 international press launch|
|17 October 2013||Daegu||22nd World Energy Congress 2013|
|15 July 2013||London||Briefing to UK Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy|
|9 July 2013||Paris||Keynote at Ninth Annual Eurasia Fiscal Experts' Seminar|
|27 June 2013||St. Petersburg||International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century|
|21 June 2013||Washington DC||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace|
|20 June 2013||New York||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch at Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy||
Former Undersecretary of Energy (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs at the US Department of Energy, David Sandalow, and also President of the Environmental Defense Fund, Fred Krupp, will offer reactions to the report. Read more.
|19 June 2013||Paris||Keynote at International Energy Workshop|
|17 June 2013||Daegu||International Association for Energy Economics 2013 International Conference|
|14 June 2013||Stockholm||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch at the Stockholm School of Economics||
Presided by Swedish Minister for Information Technology and Energy, Anna-Karin Hatt. Read more.
|13 June 2013||Brussels||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch with German Marshall Fund of the United States|
|12 June 2013||London||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch at Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment||
Introductory remarks by Chair of the Grantham Research Institute, Lord Stern of Brentford. By invitation only. Read more.
|11 June 2013||Bonn||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report presentation to Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP)|
|11 June 2013||Bonn||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change||
Introductory remarks by UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres. Read more.
|11 June 2013||Berlin||WEO “Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map” special report launch at Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology||
Introductory remarks by State Secretary, Bernhard Heitzer. Read more.
|10 June 2013||London||International press launch of the WEO Special Report "Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map"|
|30 May 2013||Paris||Keynote at The European Gas Technology Conference|
|27 May 2013||Brisbane||Keynote at APPEA Conference and Exhibition|
|14 May 2013||Brussels||First European Energy Congress|
|11 May 2013||Istanbul||2013 EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum|
|10 May 2013||Istanbul||Opening address at Sabanci University Istanbul International Center for Energy and Climate (IICEC) 4th Annual Energy Forum|
|17 April 2013||Paris||New World Forum 2013|
|3 April 2013||Paris||Keynote at French Nuclear Energy Society Annual Convention|
|26 March 2013||Brussels||European Commission Joint Research Centre Conference on "Scientific Support to EU Growth and Jobs: Efficient buildings, vehicles and equipment"|
|22 March 2013||Paris||IEA high level unconventional gas forum||
By invitation only. Read more.
|16 March 2013||Brussels||Brussels Forum 2013|
|12 March 2013||Amsterdam||Keynote at Flame 2013|
|27 February 2013||Brussels||Special address to the 10th Meeting of the Commissioners Group on Climate Change||
Chaired by Commissioner Connie Hedegaard.
|18 February 2013||London||Keynote at Energy Institute International Petroleum Week|
|6 February 2013||London||Briefing to Energy and Climate Change Committee of House of Commons||
By invitation only.
|6 February 2013||London||Grantham Special Lecture at Imperial College London|
|4 February 2013||Vienna||Keynote at EWEA 2013|
|31 January 2013||Tokyo||Keynote at Tokyo University roundtable|
|31 January 2013||Tokyo||Keynote at Japan Gas Association (JGA) conference|
|30 January 2013||Tokyo||Keynote at Japan Cooperation Center Petroleum International Symposium|
|23-25 January 2013||Davos||World Economic Forum 2013|
|22 January 2013||Brussels||Keynote at Shale Gas Conference by Mission of Canada to the European Union||
By invitation only.
|18 January 2013||Den Haag||Keynote speech at Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs internal seminar on “Energy Developments and their Impact on the Western Hemisphere”|
|15-16 January 2013||Abu Dhabi||Keynote Speech at World Future Energy Summit|
|8 January 2013||London||BBC HARDtalk interview|
|21 December 2012||Istanbul||WEO-2012 launch at TÜSİAD conference|
|18 December 2012||Rio de Janeiro||WEO-2012 launch with Petrobras|
|17 December 2012||Brasilia||WEO-2012 launch with Ministry of Energy|
|14 December 2012||Rome||WEO-2012 launch|
|11 December 2012||Bern||WEO-2012 launch with Swiss Federal Office of Energy||
Presided by Swiss Minister of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, Doris Leuthard. Read more.
|9 December 2012||Tel Aviv||Keynote at Israel Business Conference||
Opening remarks by President of Israel, Shimon Peres. Read more.
|6 December 2012||Bangkok||WEO-2012 launch with Ministry of Energy|
|5 December 2012||Hong Kong||WEO-2012 launch with Schneider Electric||
Presided by President & CEO of Schneider Electric, Jean-Pascal Tricoire. Read more.
|4 December 2012||Singapore||WEO-2012 launch with Energy Market Authority||
Presided by Chief Executive, Chee Hong Tat. Read more
|30 November 2012||Dublin||WEO-2012 launch with Institute of International and European Affairs|
|29 November 2012||New York||WEO-2012 presentation at Council on Foreign Relations|
|29 November 2012||New York||Keynote at Platts Global Energy Oultook Forum|
|28 November 2012||Cambridge, Massachusetts||Lecture with MIT Energy Initiative|
|27 November 2012||Washington DC||WEO-2012 briefing at House Natural Resources Committee||
By invitation only. Read more.
|27 November 2012||Washington DC||WEO-2012 briefing at Department of State||
By invitation only. Read more.
|27 November 2012||Washington DC||WEO-2012 launch at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace||
Opening remarks by Deputy Secretary of Energy, Daniel Poneman. Read more.
|26 November 2012||Ottawa||WEO-2012 launch at Carleton University|
|26 November 2012||Ottawa||WEO-2012 launch with Natural Resources Canada|
|23 November 2012||Stockholm||WEO-2012 presentation at KTH Royal Institute of Technology|
|23 November 2012||Stockholm||Keynote at Dagens Industri Energy Conference||
Presided by Minister for Information Technology and Energy, Anna-Karin Hatt. Read more.
|22 November 2012||Nyborg||WEO-2012 launch with Danish Energy Agency, Danish Gas Federation & Danish Energy Association||
nterventions by Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Martin Lidegaard, and EC Commissioner for Climate, Connie Hedegaard. Read more.
|21 November 2012||Madrid||WEO-2012 launch with Spanish Energy Club||
Presided by CEO of Natural Gas Fenosa, Rafael Villaseca Marco. Read more.
|20 November 2012||Brussels||WEO-2012 launch with The Coalition for Energy Savings|
|19 November 2012||Oslo||WEO-2012 launch at Statoil Autumn Conference||
Interventions by Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ola Borten Moe, and CEO of Statoil, Helge Lund. Read more.
|16 November 2012||Istanbul||World Economic Forum Virtual Meeting on WEO 2012||
By invitation only.
|16 November 2012||Istanbul||Keynote at Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit|
|15 November 2012||Den Haag||WEO-2012 launch at Clingendael International Energy Programme|
|14 November 2012||Vienna||WEO-2012 launch at OMV|
|13 November 2012||Berlin||Keynote at 35th "Energiegespräch am Reichstag"||
Intervention by CEO of E.ON Ruhrgas, Klaus Schäfer. By invitation only.
|13 November 2012||Berlin||WEO-2012 launch at Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology|
|12 November 2012||London||WEO-2012 international press launch|
|6 November 2012||Monte Carlo||World Energy Council Executive Assembly|
|31 October 2012||Rome||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” launch at Eni||
Hosted by Eni with participation of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Eni CEO. By invitation only.
|23 October 2012||Paris||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report launch at Institut français des relations internationales||
With participation of Iraqi Chairman of the Prime Minister's Advisory Commission, H.E. Thamir Ghadhban.
|22 October 2012||Washington DC||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report launch at CSIS||
Introductory remarks by Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, H. E. Jabir Habeb.
|18 October 2012||Brussels||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report launch at Friends of Europe|
|17 October 2012||Brussels||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report presentation to NATO Deputy Permanent Representatives Committee|
|16 October 2012||London||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report presentation at British Foreign & Commonwealth Office||
By invitation only.
Introduction by FCO Minister for Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, and comments by Head of Iraq-British Business Council, Baroness Emma Nicholson.
|15 October 2012||Istanbul||Keynote at Coaltrans World Coal Conference|
|12 October 2012||Istanbul||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report launch at Atlantic Council|
|9 October 2012||London||WEO “Iraq Energy Outlook” special report launch to international press|
|5 October 2012||Ankara||Special Keynote Address at 2012 Energy Is Future Congress|
|4 October 2012||Paris||IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Gas and Coal Market Outlook|
|19 September 2012||a video link||Australian National Conference on Resources and Energy (ANCRE) 2012||
With participation of Minister for Resources and Energy Australia, Martin Ferguson, and Secretary of Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Drew Clarke.
|13 September 2012||Bern||Swiss Energy and Climate Summit|
|12 September 2012||via video link||Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global Climate Change Forum|
|2 July 2012||Rome||WEO-2012 “Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas” special report launch at Enel||
By invitation only.
|28 June 2012||Versailles||Keynote at Alstom Strategic Council||
By invitation only.
|27 June 2012||Brussels||Special address at European Parliament seminar “A future for gas”||
With the participation of EU Energy Commissioner, Günther Oettinger, and Wintershall Chairman, Rainer Seele. Read more.
|21 June 2012||The Hague||Keynote speech at Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs US Focus Day 2012|
|21 June 2012||The Hague||WEO-2012 “Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas” special report launch at Clingendael International Energy Programme|
|13 June 2012||Paris||Dr. Birol was awarded the Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, the country’s highest honour|
|4-5 June||Istanbul||World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012|
|1 June 2012||Washington DC||WEO “Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas” special report launch at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace|
|31 May 2012||Paris||Presentation at "Influential Women in Energy"|
|30 May 2012||Brussels||WEO-2012 "Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas" special report launch in European Parliament|
|29 May 2012||London||Press launch of WEO-2012 "Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas" special report|
|10 May 2012||Tokyo||WEO-2012 Workshop on Energy Efficiency|
|4 May 2012||Istanbul||WEO-2012 Workshop on Iraq Energy Outlook|
|2 May 2012||Paris||Keynote address at African Oil & Gas Summit in Paris|
|25 April 2012||Paris||Presentation at 18th Africa Partnership Forum|
|18 April 2012||Berlin||Keynote speech at high-level meeting hosted by CEO of Shell|
|17 April 2012||Rome||Presentation at Major Economies Forum|
|17 April 2012||Amsterdam||Keynote speech at 18th Annual FLAME Conference|
|23 March 2012||London||Keynote address at the British Institute of Energy Economics|
|19 March 2012||Paris||Energy Business Council Meeting||
By invitation only. Read more.
|13 March 2012||Venice||Lectio magistralis at Eni-Legambiente event on Energy Access (with Chairman of Eni)|
|7 March 2012||Warsaw||WEO-2012 Workshop on Golden Rules for Unconventional Gas Prospects|
|20 February 2012||Kyoto||Keynote speech at 3rd International Association for Energy Economics Asian Conference|
|10 February||Seoul||WEO-2011 Presentation at Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy|
|8 February 2012||Stuttgart||WEO-2011 Presentation at Foundation Energy & Climate Baden-Württemberg|
|3 February 2012||Moscow||Keynote speech at "Russia Forum 2012"|
|25-28 January 2012||Davos||World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012|
|14 December 2011||Singapore||WEO-2011 launch at Energy Market Authority||
Welcome remarks by Singapore’s Energy Market Authority Director of External Relations, Venetta Miranda, and moderated by Energy Studies Institute Chief Economist, Tilak Doshi. Read more.
|13 December 2011||Brisbane||WEO-2011 presentation at Rio Tinto and Energy Alliance of Australia conference||
Presided by Rio Tinto Managing Director of Australia, David Peever. Read more.
|12 December 2011||Canberra||WEO-2011 launch at Parliament House||
Presided by Australian Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson. Read more.
|9 December 2011||Stockholm||WEO-2011 launch at Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications|
|8 December 2011||Warsaw||WEO-2011 launch at Ministry of Economy|
|7 December 2011||Brussels||WEO-2011 presentation at the European Parliament|
|2 December 2011||Budapest||WEO-2011 lecture at Central European University|
|2 December 2011||Budapest||WEO-2011 launch at Ministry of National Development|
|1 December 2011||Istanbul||WEO-2011 launch at TÜSİAD conference|
|30 November 2011||Madrid||WEO-2011 launch at Spanish Energy Club conference||
With participation of Secretary of State for Environment, Teresa Ribera, Secretary of State for Energy, Fabrizio Hernandez, and the President of the Spanish Energy Commission, Alberto Lafuente. Read more.
|29 November 2011||New York||WEO-2011 speech at the Council on Foreign Relations|
|29 November||New York||WEO-2011 lecture at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs||
Presided by Columbia University Visiting Professor, Manuel Pinho. Read more
|28 November 2011||Washington DC||WEO-2011 launch at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace|
|25 November 2011||Helsinki||WEO-2011 launch at Fortum conference|
|24 November 2011||Vienna||WEO-2011 launch at International Atomic Energy Agency|
|23 November 2011||Brussels||WEO-2011 launch at Friends of Europe’s Energy Policy Summit||
With participation of EU Commissioner for Energy, Günther Oettinger. Read more.
|22 November||Rome||WEO-2011 launch at Ministry of Foreign Affairs||
Presided by Ministry and with participation of Enel CEO, Fulvio Conti, and ENI CEO, Paolo Scaroni. Read more.
|21 November 2011||Paris||WEO-2011 presentation for World Economic Forum virtual meeting||
Moderated by World Economic Forum Head of Energy Industries, Roberto Bocca. Read more.
|21 November 2011||Paris||WEO-2011 presentation at 33rd IEA Coal Industry Advisory Board Plenary Meeting||
Presided by IEA CIAB Chairman, J. Brett Harvey. Read more.
|18 November 2011||Istanbul||Keynote speech during launch of Sabanci University’s 2011 Carbon Disclosure Project Turkey|
|17 November 2011||Istanbul||Presentation at Black Sea Energy and Economic Forum||
Presided by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister, Ali Babacan. Read more.
|16 November 2011||Bern||WEO-2011 launch at Swiss Federal Office of Energy|
|16 November 2011||Geneva||WEO-2011 presentation at UNECE Energy Week||
Presided by UNECE Executive Secretary, Jan Kubis. Read more.
|15 November 2011||Copenhagen||WEO-2011 launch at Danish Energy Agency||
Presided by Danish Minister for Energy, Climate and Buildings, Martin Lidegaard, and interventions from European Climate Foundation CEO, Johannes Meier, and DONG Energy CEO, Anders Eldrup. Read more. See quote.
|11 November 2011||Berlin||WEO-2011 presentation at BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt 17th European Forum Berlin|
|11 November 2011||Berlin||WEO-2011 launch at Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology|
|10 November 2011||Berlin||Speech at Energiesymposium 49+1||
Presided by EC Commissioner for Energy, Günther Oettinger. Read more.
|10 November 2011||Amsterdam||WEO- 2011 presentation at ING Bank conference||
With interventions from ING Chief Economist, Mark Cliffe, and Oranje-Nassau Energie Chief Financial Officer, Halbart Volker. Read more.
|10 November 2011||Den Haag||WEO-2011 launch at Ministry of Economic Affairs|
|9 November 2011||London||WEO-2011 International press launch|
|3 November 2011||Cannes||Cannes B20 Business Summit|
|18-19 October 2011||Paris||IEA Ministerial Meeting 2011|
|13 October 2011||Brussels||Keynote Speech at the European Parliament Conference entitled “Turkey – Energy for a Growing Economy: Opportunities and Challenges”|
|11 October 2011||London||Keynote Speech at the Oil and Money Conference 2011
|10 October 2011||Oslo||Launch of WEO-2011 “Modern Energy Access For All” special report|
|05 October 2011||Brussels||Public Hearing on “Prospects for Shale Gas in the European Union” organised by the Committee of Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament|
|29 September 2011||Brussels||Keynote Speech at the European Commission Conference on the completion of the EU internal energy market: “Getting to 2014”|
|19-20 September 2011||New York||Keynote Speech at the Meeting of United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy For All
|07 September 2011||Paris||Keynote Speech at E.ON France Conference|
|28 June 2011||New York||Rio + 20 Luncheon Keynote Speech following speech by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon|
|21 June 2011||Singapore||Lecture for Distinguished Speaker Programme of Energy Market Authority|
|21 June 2011||Singapore||Lecture for Eminent Speaker Programme of National University of Singapore|
|14 June 2011||Brussels||Bureau of European Policy Advisors (BEPA) Conference “Commodities and Raw Materials: Challenges and Policy Responses”|
|8 June 2011||Rome||Presentation of WEO-2011 “Are We Entering A Golden Age of Gas?” special report||
Conference hosted by Eni with the participation of Mr. Scaroni, CEO of Eni and Mr. Saglia, Undersecretary Minister of Economic Development
|7 June 2011||Oslo||Presentation of WEO-2011 “Are We Entering A Golden Age of Gas?” special report||
Presenting at the 16th European Gas Conference. Read more.
|6 June 2011||London||Press launch of WEO-2011 “Are We Entering A Golden Age of Gas?” special report|
|13 May 2011||Paris||IEA Workshop on Energy for all: financing access for the poor|
|21 April 2011||Paris||Paris-Nairobi Climate Initiative, Clean Energy for All in Africa Ministerial Meeting|
|20 April 2011||Moscow||IEA Workshop on the Russia Energy Outlook|
|14 April 2011||Beijing||IEA Workshop on Outlook for Coal Industry and Markets|
|25 March 2011||Istanbul||Presentation at ERSTE Group|
|16 March 2011||Moscow||Diner lecture at KPMG ENR event in UK Ambassador’s Residence|
|8 March 2011||Tokyo||Keynote address at APERC Annual Conference|
|7 March 2011||Tokyo||Lecture at Japan Gas Association|
|2 March 2011||Berlin||Keynote address at FOCUS symposium on the Future of Power Plants|
|23-24 February 2011||Paris||IEA Energy Business Council|
|21-22 February 2011||Jakarta||Keynote address at the Pacific Energy Summit|
|17 February 2011||London||Presentation at British Institute of Energy Economics|
|17 February 2011||London||Keynote address at The State of the Economy conference|
|17 February 2011||London||Lunch speech at Bank of America Merrill Lynch|
|8 February 2011||Toronto||Keynote address at The Economic Club of Canada|
|3 February 2011||St. Petersburg||Fortum Summit 2011|
|2 February 2011||Moscow||Gazprom Export||
Discussions with Director General Mr. Medvedev.
|2 February 2011||Moscow||Russia Forum 2011|
|1 February 2011||Moscow||Russian Ministry of Energy||
Discussions with Deputy Ministers of Energy, Mr. Yanovsky and Mr. Kudryashov.
|26-28 January 2011||Davos||Chair and speaker in multiple sessions|
|24 January 2011||Riyadh||IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Energy Outlooks|
|20 January 2011||Abu Dhabi||Keynote Speech at World Future Energy Summit|
|18 January 2011||London||WEO-2010 presentation at Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College|