EXECUTIVE SEMINAR ON FOSTERING DYNAMIC COMPETITION IN THE PHILIPPINE POWER INDUSTRY

Organized by the Energy Policy and Development Program (EPDP)
in partnership with the Philippine Competition Commission and the World Bank Group

 

16-17 October 2017

Bonifacio Global City

 

PROGRAM

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16 OCTOBER | F1 HOTEL BGC

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TIME ACTIVITY/ TOPIC SPEAKER
8:00-9:00

 

Breakfast (RSVP) and Registration

 

 
9:00-9:05

 

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

 

Dr. Majah-Leah Ravago

EPDP Program Director

 

9:05-9:10

 

Opening Message

 

Mr. Clay Epperson

USAID Deputy Mission Director

 

9:10-9:15

 

Opening Message

 

Mr. Jesse Ang

International Finance Corporation

 

9:15-10:00

 

Lecture on Fostering Dynamic
Competition in 
the Electricity Industry
 
Prof. Steven Puller

Texas A&M University

 

10:00-10:10

 

Coffee Break

 

 
10:10-11:40 Panel Discussion: Market Power in the
Power Market 
Moderator:
Chairman Arsenio Balisacan
Philippine Competition Commission
 
Usec. Adoracion Navarro
National Economic and Development

Authority 

Usec. Jesus Cristino Posadas
Department of Energy


Commissioner Gloria Victoria
Yap-Taruc
Energy Regulatory Commission

 

Dr. Francisco Aguero
OfRec Regulation and Compliance, Chile 


Atty. Graciela Miralles Murciego
World Bank Group

 

Prof. Steven Puller
Texas A&M University

 

11:40-12:00

 

Open Discussion

 

 
12:00-12:10

 

Photo Opportunity

 
12:10- 13:10

 

Lunch Break

 

 
13:15- 15:15 Lecture on International Experiences
and 
Reforms in Deregulated Electricity
Markets and Prospects for New Market
Design
 

1. Case of Chile

2. Case of Australia

 

 

 

 

Dr. Francisco Aguero

OfRec Regulation and Compliance, Chile

       

Mr. Kamleshwar Khelawan
World Bank Group

 

15:15-16:15

 

Panel Discussion: International Experiences

 

Moderator:
Commissioner Stella Quimbo
Philippine Competition Commission

 

Dr. Francisco Aguero

OfRec Regulation and Compliance, Chile

 

Prof. Raul Fabella

EPDP Fellow

 

Mr. Kamleshwar Khelawan

World Bank Group

 

Commissioner Josefina Patricia Asirit

Energy Regulatory Commission

 

16:15-16:35

 

Open Forum and Course Evaluation

 

 
16:35-16:45

 

Coffee break

 

 
16:45-17:00

 

Final Comments

 

Prof. James Roumasset

EPDP Program Advisor 

 

 



Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Sarah Daway



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17 OCTOBER | UP BGC

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TIME ACTIVITY/ TOPIC SPEAKER
8:00-8:50 Registration  
8:50-8:55

 

Introductory Remarks

 

Dr. Rolando Danao

EPDP Capacity Building Advisor

 

8:55-9:00

 

Video Highlights of Day 1

 

 
9:00-9:15

 

Keynote Message

 

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian

Senate Committee on Energy

 

9:15-10:00

 

Session 1: Fostering Dynamics towards

a Competitive Market

Tools for Analyzing Market Dynamic and
Competition

1) Markets and Competition Policy Assessment
Toolkit

2) Product Market Regulation and the case of the

Philippines

 

Atty. Graciela Miralles Murciego

World Bank Group

 

10:00-10:20 Open Forum  
10:20-10:30  

Coffee Break

 

 
10:30-11:30

 

Session 2: Monitoring Market Power

1) Discovering Inappropriate Market Rules

2) Suggesting Improvement to Market Rules

3) Checking for and Penalizing those Who
Violate Rules

4) Penalizing those Who Exercise Market Power

 

Prof. Steven Puller

Texas A&M University

 

11:30-11:50

 

Open Forum

 

 
11:50-12:00

 

Photo Opportunity

 

 
12:00-13:15

 

Lunch/Fellowship

 

 
13:15-13:45

 

Session 3:

 

A) Competition vs. Regulation

in Power Markets

 

B) Conceptual Framework and Regulation

of the Reliability in the Electricity

 

Mr. Kamleshwar Khelawan

World Bank Group

 

Dr. Francisco Aguero

OfRec Regulation and Compliance, Chile

16:15-16:35

 

Open Forum

 

 
16:35-16:45

 

Course Evaluation

 

 
16:45-17:00

 

Closing Message

 

Mr. Roberto Galang

World Bank Group

 



Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Karl Jandoc