dmg events, organizer of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference ( ADIPEC), and with the support of its strategic partner and host, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company ( ADNOC), has announced that the ADIPEC Strategic and Technical Conference will take place virtually between November 9 and 12, 2020.
This follows a directive from Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism that events should not take place in light of Covid- 19 restrictions. The next full in- person annual exhibition and conferences will take place from November 8 to 11, 2021.
The decision to hold an online event ensures the ADIPEC Strategic and Technical Conferences will continue to provide the thought leadership that will frame the future oil and gas landscape and connect global organizations to shape the industry's future.
Omar Suwaina Al Suwaidi, Chairman of ADIPEC said: “Despite the global challenge of COVID- 19, we are delighted the ADIPEC Strategic and Technical Conferences will take place virtually this year, enabling leaders from across the oil and gas industry to come together to share ideas and connect on a range of key industry trends, challenges, and opportunities.
“The health and welfare of all ADIPEC participants is our highest priority and we look forward to welcoming all visitors to the full in- person exhibition and conference at ADIPEC 2021. As we look to the future, collaboration, technology and innovation will be essential levers as we continue to identify new smart growth opportunities across the global energy landscape.”
ADIPEC is an annual global industry event that attracts world energy leaders to discuss and debate the future of global energy markets, geopolitics, and technology. Held for more than 35 years, ADIPEC underpins Abu Dhabi as a global energy hub in bringing together the best of minds at a government and industry leadership level including senior academics, technology innovators and financial leaders.
dmg events Global Energy President, Christopher Hudson, said: “We are committed to ensuring ADIPEC remains at the heart of the global oil and gas landscape, driving forward the conversations, collaborations, and connections that address key challenges and fuel innovative ideas and strategies that shape the industry.
“By staging a concentrated and abridged virtual conference programme this year, ADIPEC will utilise cutting- edge technology that has evolved exponentially over the past 4- 5 months, to ensure the industry and its community has a voice to discuss and share the learnings of this year and into the future.”