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Keeping Pace With The Middle East’s Economic Expansion

POWER-GEN Middle East announces preliminary conference program

eTN  Oct 13, 2008

POWER-GEN Middle East 2009, the region’s premier conference and exhibition for the power and water industries, has announced the preliminary conference program for the forthcoming event in Bahrain from February 17-19, 2009.

An excellent line up of speakers and industry professionals will deliver presentations on a range of topics and subjects covering the power and water industries, including spotlights on countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran and Bahrain. A keynote presentation will be given by Dr Fatih Birol, chief economist of the Paris-based International Energy Agency.

The Technical Power Track includes discussion on the very latest innovations in gas turbine design and manufacture, as well as the issue of flexible operation of power plants. Presentations include contributions from:
• Heinrich Klotz, Senior Product Specialist, Alstom, Germany
• Edward Wacek, Business Operations Manager, GE Energy, USA
• Engr. Seyed Mahid Rafiaei, Mapna, Iran
• Gerhard Scheffer, Vice President Sales, Siemens AG, Germany

The Strategic Power Track includes a look back at a decade of sector privatization in the region and a session devoted to the changing trends in project risk allocation. Contributors to the conference program include:
• Ranald Spiers, Executive Director, International Power, UAE
• Ram Narula, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Bechtel Power, USA
• Prof. Abdullah Al-Shaman, Professor, King Saudi University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Water Track tackles the strategic and technical issues surrounding the water industry and its close relationship to the power sector. The conference will see a range of industry professionals including:
• Prof. Ashram Essayed Mohamed, Researcher, AGS, Egypt
• Robert Gerhard, Product Applications Manager EMEA, GE, Netherlands
• David Mogollon, Managing Editor Industrial WaterWorld / Water & Wastewater International, PennWell

From February 17-19, 2009, POWER-GEN Middle East will welcome over 3,000 industry professionals, who will gather for 3 days to enjoy the industry’s leading conference and experience the latest developments and ideas for the future of the Middle East power and water sectors.

POWER-GEN Middle East is a key forum for senior executives and industry leaders to meet and discuss a range of topics, from the region’s energy markets, latest technologies and issues relating to power generation and transmission & distribution and water in order to meet the challenge of the rapid growth in demand for power and water.

For details of the full preliminary conference program and further information on POWER-GEN Middle East Conference & Exhibition 2009, visit .

POWER-GEN Middle East announces preliminary conference program

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