The only global Congress that covers the entire energy spectrum

09 - 12 September 2019   |   ADNEC
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates

24th World Energy Congress: 9-12 September 2019

The triennial World Energy Congress is the World Energy Council’s global flagship event and offers a unique platform for global energy leaders to explore new energy futures, critical innovation areas and new strategies. 

Hosted by the United Arab Emirates, the 24th edition of the World Energy Congress will be held from 9-12 September 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

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Start Up Energy Transition

Powered by the German energy agency (dena), the Congress will feature Start Up Energy Transition’s 100 (SET-100) best start-ups from around the world, which are working on climate change and the energy transition. 


LAGI 2019

The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) ‘Return to the Source’ competition, in partnership with Masdar invites designers to create an iconic work of art for a landmark site within Masdar City using renewable energy.

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With over 15,000 visitors expected to visit this September, fast track your entry and stay up-to-date on our all 'energy encompassing' programme, 250 speaker line-up, access to the 24th WEC preview and so much more!

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Under the theme “Energy for Prosperity” the programme for the  24th World Energy Congress leads delegates through the most live and critical issues facing the energy industry. The format of the four-day interactive programme is designed and developed to address the critical issues facing the global energy sector today.

250 Star Speakers   I   100+ Hours of Learning  I  70 Sessions  I  4 energy packed days

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15,000 Attendees
4,000 Delegates
2,500 Exhibitors
600 Media
500 CEOs
250 Speakers
150 Countries
70 Ministers

About the World Energy Council

The World Energy Council is the principal impartial network of leaders and practitioners promoting an affordable, stable and environmentally sensitive energy system for the greatest benefit of all. Formed in 1923, the Council is the UN-accredited global energy body, representing the entire energy spectrum, with more than 3000 member organisations located in over 90 countries and drawn from governments, private and state corporations, academia, NGOs and energy-related stakeholders. 

The World Energy Council informs global, regional and national energy strategies by hosting high-level events, publishing authoritative studies, and working through its extensive member network to facilitate the world’s energy policy dialogue.

President, 24th World Energy Congress

H.E. Eng. Suhail Al Mazrouei

Minister of Energy and Industry, Ministry of Energy & Industry United Arab Emirates

Younghoon David Kim

Chair, World Energy Council

The World Energy Council is the largest global network of energy leaders and practitioners dedicated to delivering a sustainable energy system for the greatest benefit of all.

Organising Committee Members

H.E. Matar Al Neyadi

Undersecretary , Ministry of Energy and Industry

H.E. Fatima Alfoora Alshamsi

Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity, Water and Future Energy, UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry

Jorge Camara

Deputy CEO, UAE Organising Committee of the 24th World Energy Congress

Mubarak Al Shamsi

Government Support, UAE Organising Committee of the 24th World Energy Congress

Khalifa Al Qubaisi

COO, ADNEC - Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

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