Registration opens for the 10th Singapore International Energy Week

Registration for the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2017 opens today. Participants can look forward to hearing views from energy thought-leaders on the theme, “Rethinking Energy; Navigating Change”, and participate in discussions on opportunities and challenges in the evolving energy sector.

Starting a week of high-level discussions, Mr Teo Chee Hean, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, will give the Singapore Energy Lecture and Mr S. Iswaran, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) will deliver opening remarks. The Singapore Energy Summit will facilitate energy discussions, focusing on (i) Rethinking Energy; (ii) Slow Road to Recovery? The Outlook for Oil & Gas; and (iii) Integrating Renewables.

The 10th edition of SIEW will host the inaugural Singapore-IEA Forum, focusing on energy infrastructure investments in Asia. Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of International Energy Agency (IEA) will also launch the IEA Southeast Asia Energy Outlook 2017 at the Forum.

Global thought-leaders at SIEW 2017 include: Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA; Yuji Kakimi, President, JERA; Thomas Zimmermann, CEO, Energy Management Division, Siemens; Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman & CEO, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan; Ditlev Engel, CEO, DNV GL – Energy; Jon Moore, CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance; Gireesh B. Pradhan, Chairperson, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India; Takehiko Matsuo, Secretary General, Electricity and Gas Market Surveillance Commission, Japan; Nguyen Anh Tuan, Director General, Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam and Dr Dirk Biermann, Chief Markets & System Operations Officer, 50Hertz.

SIEW 2017 will also feature nine think-tank roundtables co-hosted by the Energy Market Authority and leading international organisations. For the first time, the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the ASEAN Centre for Energy will hold roundtables at SIEW. Returning hosts include the Institute of Energy Economics Japan, International Renewable Energy Agency, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, International Energy Agency, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Energy Research Institute @ Nanyang Technological University, and Energy Studies Institute.

Bringing together the world’s leading conferences and exhibitions in one week, one location, SIEW’s partner events include: Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES), Asian Downstream Summit (ADS) and Gas Asia Summit (GAS). New highlights include RE:NEW Awards by ACES, recognising efforts in implementing renewable and clean solutions, and an Innovation Wall at the ADS to profile exciting initiatives from startups.

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