24th World Energy Congress held in Abu Dhabi
The 24th World Energy Congress was held in Abu Dhabi, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 9-12 September 2019. It was held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE.
About 24th World Energy Congress
Theme of this year’s 4-day World Energy Congress: ‘Energy for Prosperity’. This theme also represents ambitious and dynamic energy transition of UAE.
Objective: To bring together international energy stakeholders including governments, academia and media, private and state corporations.
The Congress welcomed more than 15,000 participants including 72 Ministers, 250 high-level speakers, 500 CEOs, 1000 media persons with 40,000 square-metre exhibition space that will cover entire energy spectrum.
World Energy Congress (WEC)
Background: The World Energy Congress is a triennial event and has been running since 1924. With over 150 countries represented, WEC is world’s largest and most influential energy event that covers all aspects of energy agenda.
It is a global flagship event of World Energy Council.
It offers a unique platform for global energy leaders to explore new energy futures, new strategies and critical innovation areas.
The congress enables dialogue amongst Ministers, CEOs, policy-makers and industry practitioners on critical developments in energy sector.