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VII Scientific Conference “Energy Security – Pillars and Development Perspective” will be held in the hybrid formula (possible participation in stationary or online) on September 12-13, 2022 at Rzeszów University of Technology.

The event is organised by the Ignacy Łukasiewicz Institute for Energy Policy in cooperation with the Rzeszów University of Technology.

We encourage you to visit the Conference website:

The main objective of the Conference is to contribute to the scientific and expert discussion on energy security policy and the broader energy sector. We believe that the creation of a platform for holding debate involving scientists, experts, representatives of public administration, energy companies, NGOs, business journalists and students will contribute to the development of scientific output in this area.

One of the main topics of this year’s discussions will be an assessment of energy security of the countries on NATO’s eastern flank in the context of the policy of the Russian Federation and an analysis of the changes occurring in global energy policy as a result of the war in Ukraine, drawing conclusions for Poland and Western Europe. We plan to analyze the geo-economic dimension of the crisis and issues related to the use of economics for political and geopolitical purposes. The talks will focus on the topics of energy transition, nuclear power including small SMR reactors, hydrogen, wind power and low-carbon sources of energy production.

One of the panels will be dedicated to Ignacy Łukasiewicz (the patron of the year 2022), who was a pioneer of the global oil industry and spent most of his life in the Rzeszów area. Moreover, during the Conference the Ignacy Łukasiewicz Award in the field of energy security will be presented and the 2nd edition of the Competition for the Most Innovative Energy Local Government will be adjudicated.

Participation in the VII Scientific Conference “Energy Security – Pillars and Development Perspective” (2022) was confirmed by:

The Conference is supported by NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division.

Honorary Patrons:

The previous VI edition (2021) of the Conference was attended by over 300 participants (190 speakers included), representing 55 scientific centers from Poland and abroad. There were 36 plenary and topical panels and 16 scientific posters presented. The VI Conference was supported by as many as 20 Honorary Patrons and 51 Media Patrons. The two-day debates were followed by a total of nearly 29 000 Internet users. Among the participants we have hosted many representatives of public administration, as well as representatives of energy companies. The VI Scientific Conference (2021) was supported by the Public Diplomacy Division of NATO Headquarters. It was the only conference in Podkarpacie and one of the few in Poland, in the organization of which the NATO structures were involved.
Video summary of the VI edition of the Conference (2021):