9 - 12 September 2019 | Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates

Congress Overview

Congress Theme


Under the theme Energy for Prosperity, the programme of the 24th World Energy Congress leads delegates through the most live and critical issues facing the energy industry.

The format of the four-day Congress features opening, closing and panel sessions designed to ensure that there is a narrative to the event based on sharing best practice and identifying solutions for the key issues facing the sector. Alongside the Congress, there will be an exhibition covering 40,000 sqm at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, catering to the world’s biggest oil and gas businesses.

Programme Structure


MON

TUE

WED

THURS

DAILY THEME (*)

VISION FOR THE FUTURE

BUSINESS

POLICY

INNOVATION

SCHEDULE (**)

09:00-09.50

Keynote Speeches / Special Addresses

10.00-11.15

Opening Session

11.45-13.00

Panel & Interactive Sessions (up to 7 in parallel)

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break

14.15-15.30

Panel & Interactive Sessions (up to 7 in parallel)

16.00-17.30

Keynote Speeches / Special Addresses 

Closing Session

11.45-15.30

Community Roundtables (by invitation only)

TBC

CEO Roundtable

Trilemma Ministerial Roundtable

TBC

                                                                                                                                                 * Proposed daily themes

                                                                                                                                                         ** Exact timings TBC

Session Formats


SESSION CATEGORIES

DESCRIPTION

Keynote and Special Address

Defining a broad issue which will be discussed during the day

Opening and Closing Sessions

Setting the stage and monitoring the world's top energy issues

Panel

Sessions which explore critical frontiers fuelling the energy transition on a global and regional level

World Energy Council

World Energy Leaders' Summit (WELS): CEO Roundtable

World Energy Leaders' Summit (WELS): Trilemma Ministerial Roundtable

More details will appear here in due course.


For more information on speaking opportunities and Congress agenda, please contact Heidi Reville, Associate Director - Global Agenda, World Energy Council.


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