Conference Programme

09 - 12 September 2019   |   Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates
H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates

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Day 1 - Monday
09:00 09:50 Keynote - New Visions of Energy for Prosperity
10:00 11:15 Opening Session
11:45 15:30 Interactive Parallel Sessions
11:45 Digitalisation and future energy systems
11:45 Energy storage: Trends and drivers
11:45 The future of nuclear
11:45 Future of mobility
11:45 The role of hydrogen in a sustainable and secure future
11:45 New visions of energy: Succeeding in a context of disruption
11:45 The renewables revolution
11:45 Deep decarbonisation: New strategies for zero emissions
11:45 Beyond Petroleum 2.0
11:45 The future of coal in the global energy transition
11:45 New technology frontiers
11:45 A Sunny Outlook for Solar?
11:45 Energising the circular economy
11:45 Countering short-termism: Selling the long-term energy vision
11:45 New Regional Perspectives: Critical enablers to Africa’s energy transition
11:45 New Regional Perspectives: The role of gas in the transition to a lower carbon economy in the Middle East
11:45 The Energy Consumer 4.0
16:00 17:30 Closing Session
Day 2 - Tuesday
09:00 09:50 Keynote - Business-as-(un)usual: the opportunity of change
10:00 11:15 Opening Session
11:45 15:30 Interactive Parallel Sessions
11:45 Cyber security: Three clicks from collapse?
11:45 The new people power: Driving change for sustainable energy
11:45 Getting to grips with blockchain: Cutting through the hype
11:45 Communities and the social license to operate
11:45 Financing energy: Closing the Clean Energy Investment Gap
11:45 The future for hydrocarbon economies
11:45 Global dynamics of natural gas and LNG markets
11:45 Dynamic resilience: Preparing for extreme weather, water stress and cyber risk
11:45 Refuelling the Talent Pipeline: The Energy Professional of the Future
11:45 New models of leadership: Profit with purpose
11:45 To invest or to divest: New realities and responsibilities
11:45 The future of oil: Market shifts and trends
11:45 Big Energy Challenges: Overcoming inertia in investment and ambition
11:45 Role of gas in the global energy transition
11:45 New Regional Perspectives: Asian Prospects for a Low Carbon Society
11:45 The new energy efficiency agenda: energy information nexus
16:00 17:30 Closing Session
Day 3 - Wednesday
09:00 09:50 Keynote - Inclusive prosperity: New policy imperatives
10:00 11:15 Opening Session
11:45 15:30 Interactive Parallel Sessions
11:45 Rethinking the energy Trilemma: Synergies and Co-Benefits
11:45 Nurturing the innovation ecosystem
11:45 Energy-Water-Food: Exploring the different perspectives
11:45 Progressing the vision for regional integration
11:45 Quality energy access: From lightbulbs to livelihoods
11:45 The New Energy Security Agenda
11:45 Megaprojects: Global impact, global implications
11:45 Enhancing energy security and electricity integration in the MENA region
11:45 Reforming global energy governance for the 21st century
11:45 New Regional Perspectives: Forging New Avenues for Europe’s Energy Policy
16:00 17:30 Closing Session
Day 4 - Thursday
09:00 09:50 Keynote - Innovation: The pathway to prosperity
10:00 11:15 Opening Session
11:45 15:30 Interactive Parallel Sessions
11:45 Start Up Energy Transition: The Power of the bold
11:45 Energy innovation: Technology push versus society pull
11:45 Agile giants: What defines the successful incumbent?
11:45 Innovation culture: the power of diversity
11:45 Empowered cities: Driving the change
11:45 From kit to bit and chit: Where is the future in energy value-adding services?
11:45 The innovation ecosystem: What does success look like?
16:00 17:30 Closing Session

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