22nd World Energy Congress (WEC)

Organization: Conference Connection

Venue: Exhibition and Convention Center

Location: Daegu, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Event Date/Time: Oct 13, 2013 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2013
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Description

This Congress will mark the 90th anniversary of the world’s largest and most prestigious energy event. The Congress offers delegates, sponsors and exhibitors the best insights into the global energy sector and access to the leading global energy markets. Hosted by the World Energy Council (WEC) and the WEC Korean Member Committee, the event is being organized by the WEC Daegu 2013 Organizing Committee.  Under the theme of “Securing Tomorrow’s Energy Today,” the 22nd World Energy Congress will welcome 5,000 government and business leaders and other delegates from more than 100 countries. The event’s 22,000㎡ exhibition space provides a forum for up to 25,000 participants to learn about the latest products and opportunities in the energy sector and to serve as a platform for companies to conduct business. The 22nd World Energy Congress will provide delegates with a high-level exclusive and informative program featuring addresses by government ministers and chief executives along with experts from around the world.

Venue

Daegu, 702-845, South Korea
Daegu
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Organizations

Conference Connection
135 Middle Road Bylands Building #05-01
Singapore
Singapore
188975
Singapore

Conference Speakers

Oil and Gas 

  • Khalid A. Al-Falih, CEO, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Renato Bertani, CEO, Barra Energia, Brazil; President, World Petroleum Council, UK
  • Taewon (Anthony) Chey, Chairman, SK Holdings, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Kangsoo Choo, CEO, Korea Gas Corporation, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Peter Coleman, CEO & Managing Director, Woodside Energy, Australia
  • Russell Girling, President & CEO, TransCanada, Canada
  • Javier Genaro Gutiérrez Pemberty, President, Ecopetrol, Colombia
  • Martin Houston, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, BG Group, UK
  • Sandor Liive, CEO & Chairman, Eesti Energia, Estonia
  • Peter Voser, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell, Netherland

Utilities 

  • Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, UAE
  • Leonhard Birnbaum, Member of the Executive Board, RWE, Germany
  • José da Costa Carvalho Neto, CEO, Eletrobras, Brazil
  • In-Gyu Choi, Vice President, KEPCO, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Brian Dames, CEO, Eskom, South Africa
  • Jean-Marie Dauger, Senior Executive Vice President, GDF Suez, France
  • Naomi Hirose, President, TEPCO, Japan
  • Steve Holliday, CEO, National Grid, UK
  • Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman & CEO, GDF Suez, France
  • Henri Proglio, Chairman & CEO, EDF, France
  • Jim Rogers, Chairman, President & CEO, Duke Energy, USA
  • Johannes Teyssen, Chairman & CEO, E.ON, Germany
  • Zola Tsotsi, Chairman, Eskom, South Africa
  • Thierry Vandal, President & CEO, Hydro-Quebec, Canada
  • Makoto Yagi, President, Kansai Electric Power Co; Chairman, FEPC, Japan

Innovation and Technology

  • Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Masdar, UAE
  • Steve Bolze, President & CEO, GE Power and Water, USA
  • Mathew Brett, Senior Vice President, Bright Source Energy, USA
  • Lewis Gillies, CEO, 2Co Energy, UK
  • Chris Luebkeman, Director, Global Insight and Innovation, ARUP, USA
  • B. P. Rao, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), India
  • Steen Riisgaard, President & CEO, Novozymes, Denmark
  • Friedrich Seitz, Head of the Competence Center Process Research and Chemical Engineering, BASF, Germany
  • Michael Suess, Member of the Managing Board & CEO of Energy Sector, Siemens, Germany
  • Evan Thornley, CEO, Better Place, USA
  • Adil Toubia, CEO of Oil & Gas Division, Energy Sector, Siemens, Germany
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President & CEO, Schneider Electric, France
  • Michael Valocchi, Industry Leader, Global Energy and Utilities, IBM, USA
  • Tony Van Osselaer, CTO, Bayer Material Science, Germany

Ministers and Government Officials

  • Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy, UAE
  • Ali Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia
  • Saleh H. Alawaji, Deputy Minister of Electricity; Chairman, Saudi Electricity, Saudi Arabia
  • Basile Atangana Kouna, Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Cameroon
  • Mahmoud Saad Balbaa, Minister of Electricity and Energy, Egypt
  • U Than Htay, Union Minister for Energy, Myanmar
  • Elham Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union, Ethiopia
  • Martin Kuba, Minister of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic
  • Trevor Manuel, Minister of National Planning Commission, South Africa
  • Sospeter Muhongo, Minister of Energy and Minerals, Tanzania
  • Pavel Šolc, Vice-Minister of Energy and Industry, Czech Republic

International Governmental Organizations

  • Adnan Amin, Director General, IRENA, UAE
  • Luis Echávarri, Director General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, France
  • Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC, Germany
  • Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Kenya
  • Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, IEA, France
  • Kandeh Yumkella, Chief Executive of the SE4ALL Initiative, UN; Director-General, UNIDO, Austria

Finance

  • Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al Madani, President, Islamic Development Bank Group, Saudi Arabia
  • Hela Cheikhrouhou, Director, African Development Bank, Tunisia
  • Luciano Coutinho, President, BNDES, Brazil
  • John Drzik, CEO, Oliver Wyman, USA
  • Agostino Galvagni, CEO of Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re, Switzerland
  • Enrique Garcia, President & CEO, CAF, Venezuela
  • Gonzalo Garcia, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, UK
  • S. Vijay Iyer, Director, Sustainable Energy Department, World Bank, USA
  • Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
  • Riccardo Puliti, Managing Director, EBRD, UK
Experts and Civil Society

  • Ronnie Belmans, Executive Director, Global Smart Grid Federation, Belgium
  • Adrian Binks, Chairman & CEO, Argus Media, UK
  • Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, IEA, France
  • Yvo de Boer, Special Global Advisor, Climate Change and Sustainability, KPMG, Canada
  • Christine Eibs Singer, Co-Founder, E+Co, South Africa
  • Michael Howard, President & CEO, EPRI, USA
  • Jim Leape, Director General, WWF International, Switzerland
  • Michael Liebreich, CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), UK
  • Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General, IUCN, Switzerland
  • Joël François Mesot, President, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland
  • Josphat Muzilikazi, CEO, Rural Electrification Agency, Zimbabwe
  • Norbert Schwieters, Global Leader, Power and Utilities, PwC, Germany
  • Richard Taylor, Executive Director, International Hydropower Association (IHA), UK
  • Simon Trace, CEO, Practical Action, UK

Additional Information

Oil and Gas 

  • Khalid A. Al-Falih, CEO, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Renato Bertani, CEO, Barra Energia, Brazil; President, World Petroleum Council, UK
  • Taewon (Anthony) Chey, Chairman, SK Holdings, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Kangsoo Choo, CEO, Korea Gas Corporation, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Peter Coleman, CEO & Managing Director, Woodside Energy, Australia
  • Russell Girling, President & CEO, TransCanada, Canada
  • Javier Genaro Gutiérrez Pemberty, President, Ecopetrol, Colombia
  • Martin Houston, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, BG Group, UK
  • Sandor Liive, CEO & Chairman, Eesti Energia, Estonia
  • Peter Voser, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell, Netherland

Utilities 

  • Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, UAE
  • Leonhard Birnbaum, Member of the Executive Board, RWE, Germany
  • José da Costa Carvalho Neto, CEO, Eletrobras, Brazil
  • In-Gyu Choi, Vice President, KEPCO, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Brian Dames, CEO, Eskom, South Africa
  • Jean-Marie Dauger, Senior Executive Vice President, GDF Suez, France
  • Naomi Hirose, President, TEPCO, Japan
  • Steve Holliday, CEO, National Grid, UK
  • Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman & CEO, GDF Suez, France
  • Henri Proglio, Chairman & CEO, EDF, France
  • Jim Rogers, Chairman, President & CEO, Duke Energy, USA
  • Johannes Teyssen, Chairman & CEO, E.ON, Germany
  • Zola Tsotsi, Chairman, Eskom, South Africa
  • Thierry Vandal, President & CEO, Hydro-Quebec, Canada
  • Makoto Yagi, President, Kansai Electric Power Co; Chairman, FEPC, Japan

Innovation and Technology

  • Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Masdar, UAE
  • Steve Bolze, President & CEO, GE Power and Water, USA
  • Mathew Brett, Senior Vice President, Bright Source Energy, USA
  • Lewis Gillies, CEO, 2Co Energy, UK
  • Chris Luebkeman, Director, Global Insight and Innovation, ARUP, USA
  • B. P. Rao, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), India
  • Steen Riisgaard, President & CEO, Novozymes, Denmark
  • Friedrich Seitz, Head of the Competence Center Process Research and Chemical Engineering, BASF, Germany
  • Michael Suess, Member of the Managing Board & CEO of Energy Sector, Siemens, Germany
  • Evan Thornley, CEO, Better Place, USA
  • Adil Toubia, CEO of Oil & Gas Division, Energy Sector, Siemens, Germany
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President & CEO, Schneider Electric, France
  • Michael Valocchi, Industry Leader, Global Energy and Utilities, IBM, USA
  • Tony Van Osselaer, CTO, Bayer Material Science, Germany

Ministers and Government Officials

  • Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy, UAE
  • Ali Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia
  • Saleh H. Alawaji, Deputy Minister of Electricity; Chairman, Saudi Electricity, Saudi Arabia
  • Basile Atangana Kouna, Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Cameroon
  • Mahmoud Saad Balbaa, Minister of Electricity and Energy, Egypt
  • U Than Htay, Union Minister for Energy, Myanmar
  • Elham Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union, Ethiopia
  • Martin Kuba, Minister of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic
  • Trevor Manuel, Minister of National Planning Commission, South Africa
  • Sospeter Muhongo, Minister of Energy and Minerals, Tanzania
  • Pavel Šolc, Vice-Minister of Energy and Industry, Czech Republic

International Governmental Organizations

  • Adnan Amin, Director General, IRENA, UAE
  • Luis Echávarri, Director General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, France
  • Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC, Germany
  • Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Kenya
  • Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, IEA, France
  • Kandeh Yumkella, Chief Executive of the SE4ALL Initiative, UN; Director-General, UNIDO, Austria

Finance

  • Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al Madani, President, Islamic Development Bank Group, Saudi Arabia
  • Hela Cheikhrouhou, Director, African Development Bank, Tunisia
  • Luciano Coutinho, President, BNDES, Brazil
  • John Drzik, CEO, Oliver Wyman, USA
  • Agostino Galvagni, CEO of Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re, Switzerland
  • Enrique Garcia, President & CEO, CAF, Venezuela
  • Gonzalo Garcia, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, UK
  • S. Vijay Iyer, Director, Sustainable Energy Department, World Bank, USA
  • Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
  • Riccardo Puliti, Managing Director, EBRD, UK
Experts and Civil Society

  • Ronnie Belmans, Executive Director, Global Smart Grid Federation, Belgium
  • Adrian Binks, Chairman & CEO, Argus Media, UK
  • Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, IEA, France
  • Yvo de Boer, Special Global Advisor, Climate Change and Sustainability, KPMG, Canada
  • Christine Eibs Singer, Co-Founder, E+Co, South Africa
  • Michael Howard, President & CEO, EPRI, USA
  • Jim Leape, Director General, WWF International, Switzerland
  • Michael Liebreich, CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), UK
  • Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General, IUCN, Switzerland
  • Joël François Mesot, President, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland
  • Josphat Muzilikazi, CEO, Rural Electrification Agency, Zimbabwe
  • Norbert Schwieters, Global Leader, Power and Utilities, PwC, Germany
  • Richard Taylor, Executive Director, International Hydropower Association (IHA), UK
  • Simon Trace, CEO, Practical Action, UK

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