14-09-2018 / redazione watergas.it
HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SPAIN WILL INAUGURATE THE 30TH EDITION OF GASTECH IN BARCELONA
Gastech, the global exhibition and conference at the forefront of the international gas, LNG and energy industries, is delighted to announce that His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain will officially inaugurate its 30th edition in Barcelona on Monday 17th September.
The event will be declared open by His Majesty The King in the opening ceremony which will include representatives from the host consortium which include Enagás, Naturgy, Reganosa, Cepsa, Repsol and Técnicas Reunidas alongside Christopher Hudson, President of Energy of dmg::events global energy. Gastech will play host to four days of panel discussions and presentations from ministers and the industry’s key global leaders, who will address the most important gas and LNG issues facing the industry.
The 2018 programme has been significantly expanded to encourage more debate, discussion and collaboration across the global industry through a series of panels led by some of the industry’s key influencers.
The event will include a multi-streamed conference with over 250 presentations by 350 speakers; a Plenary Stage, Strategic and Technical Conferences, a VIP Global Leaders’ Summit and four Specialist Conferences: Asia LNG Market Development Forum, LNG Trading & Procurement Forum, Diversity in Energy and Young Gastech.
During the first day of the conference, four global leaders’ panels are scheduled to take place, addressing issues such as the transitional impacts of the new energy landscape on the gas industry, the role of NOCs and IOCs in providing global energy security and the future of gas and LNG value chains.
This year’s Gastech will be co-located with GPEX 2018. The co-location will bring the global power and energy community together, to provide a platform to share expert knowledge, develop partnerships and showcase enabling and disruptive technologies, providing viable solutions for businesses adapting to the energy transition.
Gastech has become the most significant meeting place for gas and LNG professionals from all over the world to convene, learn and talk about the future of the global energy landscape. This edition will bring together more than 90 countries with over 700 global exhibiting companies and 30,000 visitors from across the up, mid and downstream gas, LNG and energy industries worldwide.
About Gastech 2018
Gastech Exhibition and Conference; Spain, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona; 17-20 September 2018; www.gastechevent.com
For more than 45 years the Gastech exhibition and conference has been at the forefront of the international gas, LNG and energy industries. The world-renowned event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for upstream, midstream and downstream gas and LNG professionals to convene and do business.
Gastech is the most predominant international gas, LNG and energy event, bringing together 30,000 upstream, midstream and downstream professionals to convene and do business.
The multi streamed conference programme features 10 ministerial, global leaders & CEO panels, 350 speakers and 300 strategic and technical presentations. As the world’s largest gas, LNG and energy conference it will see more than 1,200 CEOs, chairmen, managing directors, presidents, government officials and ministers among 3,500 global conference delegates.
The event features over 50,000sqm of exhibition space, showcasing over 700 international, regional and local exhibitors. It will also be co-located with the inaugural GPEX (Global Power & Energy Exhibition) to further support the global energy transition.
Gastech 2018 will explore the new demand centres for gas focus, the challenges in the gas sector in Spain & beyond and many other issues including the burgeoning trading sector, project financing, the interplay between gas and renewable energy in power generation, project development, managing emissions and project financial risk management.
The event will also feature extended ministerial and global business leader dialogue, the Asia LNG Market Development Forum, the Diversity in Energy programme, Young Gastech and the closed-door VIP Programme and LNG Procurement & Trading Forum.
The programme is developed in consultation with the Gastech Governing Body – a senior, select group of around 70 industry professionals, representing the full global gas & LNG supply chains and features almost 100original and insightful sessions tailored to both the strategic and technical communities.
This year, Gastech will also be co-located with GPEX 2018 and is also collaborating with the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE). Delivering a full programme that addresses the industry's move to a more integrated supply chain.
More information can be found on the Gastech 2018 website http://www.gastechevent.com/