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GLOBAL VIRTUAL ACCESS TO ASEAN ENERGY BUSINESS FORUM ANNOUNCED

The premiere annual gathering of the ASEAN energy Ministers and Global Energy Leaders, ASEAN Energy Business Forum 2020 to be held virtually from November 17 to 20, 2020.

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc to officiate opening ceremony.

The premier annual gathering of the ASEAN energy Ministers and Global Energy Leaders, ASEAN Energy Business Forum (AEBF) 2020 provides a unique platform for ASEAN policy makers and global private sector organisations to drive forward the region’s energy transition plans and projects valued at US$3.5 trillion by 2040. Global Energy executives and Senior Policy Makers are all set to engage in public-private partnership cooperation discussions and project development business collaboration meetings.

Hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), Vietnam, event co-organizers ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and dmg events have taken the decision to host AEBF virtually from November 17 to 20, 2020, with the full Forum resuming in Q3 2021 in Brunei. 

The decision was taken after careful consideration for the health and safety of participants and as a preventive measure in response to COVID-19.

The 38th edition of the Forum will centre around the theme of ‘Responsive and Cohesive Energy Pathways for ASEAN’ and will be held in conjunction with the 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM). The Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, is set to deliver the keynote speech to officiate the joint opening ceremony.

Furthermore, the opening ceremony will see the launch of APAEC Phase 2: 2021-2025; and the 6th ASEAN Energy Outlook. These initiatives will chart the region’s collective energy pathways for Governments and the industry for the next 5 years and beyond.

AEBF 2020 Virtual will host the Energy Ministers of all 10 ASEAN member states, in addition to an esteemed list of over 20 Government Officials and Heads of National Power Authorities and Heads of National Energy Companies. Spanning three days, the virtual platform will enable ASEAN policy makers to showcase national energy framework aspirations and discuss how they could work with businesses to realise these goals, enabling the perfect environment to foster in-country investment missions, bi-lateral meetings between project owners, institutional investors and integrated energy solutions experts.

By staging a virtual edition of the 2020 event, AEBF will ensure the global industry has a platform to join in the conversation, look to the future and benefit from valuable first-hand insights via key leaders. 

All strategic conference content, the Prime Minister’s opening keynote address, ministerial sessions and c-suite dialogues will be streamed online across the 4 days of the event.

The virtual forum promises a comprehensive and engaging content agenda with over 100 expert speakers, providing delegate attendees with incomparable insights into The Shape of Energy Transition in ASEAN, Energy Transition in Practice and Forward-Looking Solutions & Investment for ASEAN’s Sustainable Future.

17 November 2020: 3rd East Asia Energy Forum presented by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) discussing Carbon Recycling in the EAS region
18 November 2020: AEBF 2020 – The Shape of Energy Transition in ASEAN
19 November 2020: AEBF 2020 – Energy Transition in Practice
20 November 2020: AEBF 2020 – Forward-Looking Solutions & Investment for ASEAN’s Sustainable Future.

Attendance to the virtual forum is open to the public and delegate passes are available for purchase on www.aebf.asia/virtual

About ASEAN Energy Business Forum:

ASEAN Energy Business Forum is the premier annual gathering of the ASEAN energy sector, enabling government officials, policy makers and global private sector organisations to engage in public-private partnership cooperation discussions and project development business collaboration meetings.

ASEAN Energy Business Forum 2020 Virtual will host distinguished Ministers and Government officials in addition to leaders from NOCs, IECs, E&Ps, National Power Authorities, Utilities, LNG Suppliers, EPCs, Renewable energy pioneers and technology innovators from all 10 ASEAN member states and beyond.

The three-day single plenary commercial and policy conference programme features Ministerial-CEO dialogues, over 100 speakers and hosts over 500 international delegates. Bilateral one-to-one G2B and B2B meetings will run concurrently to the programme and multiple social networking activities will also take place including a high-level Ministers CEO forum. For more information visit: www.aebf.asia/virtual/delreg  

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About ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE)

Established on 1 January 1999, the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) is an independent intergovernmental organisation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) structure that represents the 10 ASEAN Member States’ (AMS) interests in the energy sector.

The Centre accelerates the integration of energy strategies within ASEAN by providing relevant information and expertise to ensure the necessary energy policies and programmes are in harmony with the economic growth and the environmental sustainability of the region. It is guided by a Governing Council composed of Senior Officials on Energy from each AMS and a representative from the ASEAN Secretariat as an ex-officio member. Hosted by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia, ACE’s office is located in Jakarta.

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organiser of conferences, exhibitions and provider of information services and industry platforms. We keep businesses informed and connected through our live events and digital platforms.

dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 700,000 in person attendees and delegates every year. dmg events has a global database of over 3m contacts enabling the industries we serve to remain connected, engaged and thrive. The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. For more information visit www.dmgevents.com

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