Webinar Outline


As regulators we have been principally concerned with what our regulatory policies and decisions are and their impacts on the sectors we govern. However an equally important consideration is how we as regulators go about designing regulatory policy and undertaking regulatory decisions, especially the extent to which we keep stakeholders involved in our decision making.

The aim of the webinar is to equip regulators with practical instruments and recommendations to design their stakeholder engagement strategies, to make regulatory decisions more inclusive and as a result increasing the transparency and credibility of the regulatory decision-making process.

The webinar will feature distinguished speakers and regulators with direct experience in stakeholder engagement sharing international examples of best practice and case studies of practical challenges in effective stakeholder engagement.

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Agenda

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13:00

Opening remarks and Introduction

13:10

Presentation: Promoting transparency and public participation in energy regulation

Hisham Choueiki, Principal Technical Advisor, NARUC

Questions and answers

13:40

Presentation: Communicating about rates

Andrew Melnykovych, NARUC

Questions and answers

14:10

Presentation: Social media communication

Andrew Melnykovych, NARUC

Questions and answers

14.40

Case Study Presentation: Use of Social Media for public consultation processes in Latvia

Irklis, Rolands

Chairman, Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Latvia; ERRA Presidium Member; CEER Vice-President; ACER Vice-Chair

Questions and answers

15:00

Case Study Presentation: An inclusive and robust stakeholder-engagement process in Georgia – Energy Media Club

Berikashvili, Ketevan

Press Speaker and Deputy Director of Public Relations department, Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC), Georgia

Questions and answers

15:20

Case Study Presentation: Oman

Speaker TBD

Questions and answers

15:40

Case Study Presentation: Nigeria

Michael Faloseyi, Assistant General Manager at Public Affairs Division, NERC Nigeria

Questions and answers

16:00

Roundtable Discussion

16:20

Webinar Concludes

Registration fees

ERRA Member (1)

waived

Non-Member (Regulators and Non-Regulators)

EUR 100


(1) 1 representative/ member organisation is free of charge. If members do not fill their registration slot by October 5, remaining available slots will be shared within the membership.