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Opportunities in Kuwait’s $13.4 billion projects market will be in the spotlight at a four-day conference being hosted by MEED, the primary source of business intelligence for the Middle East.
Kuwait Energy and Infrastructure Projects 2011, to be held from Monday 31 October to Thursday 3 November 2011 at The Kuwait Marriott Courtyard, Kuwait City, will update delegates on major developments in Kuwait’s project market and address the key issues in delivering the successful implementation of the National Plan.
The opening day and second day will focus on the Energy sector which includes determining Kuwait’s long–term energy vision, procurement and development strategies, and perspectives on Kuwait’s energy sector. Day three will be dedicated to the infrastructure and construction sector, with first hand information on mega projects. The last day has been set aside for a Masterclass on understanding and dealing with the Kuwaiti procurement process and requirements in line with recent changes in legislation.
Keynote speakers addressing the conference include Farouk Al Zanki, Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and Shaikha Al Bahar, Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK).
Edmund O'Sullivan, Chairman, MEED Events, said: “This is the seventh year in a row that we are hosting this conference, and every year proves to be an invaluable opportunity for those at the cutting edge of Kuwait’s future to discuss its development.
“It is the essential platform for all organizations, local, regional or multinational, looking to enter or grow their business footprint in Kuwait’s booming economy.”
National Bank of Kuwait, the leading banking institution in Kuwait, is a strategic partner of the event. Kuwait Petroleum Company and Agility are the supporting partner and silver sponsor respectively. Gulf Bank, ABB and Al Tamimi & Co. are the bronze sponsors. The event’s primary focus will be on the sectors identified as presenting the best commercial opportunities.
Other confirmed speakers addressing vital sector issues include:
Eng. Suhaila Marafi, Director-Department of Studies and Research, Ministrt of Electricity and Water
Abdulnaser Al-Fulaj, Deputy Managing Director, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC)
Eng. Mahdy Al Dhakheel, Director of Projects Department – Kuwait International Airport, Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA)
Dr. Salah Al-Mudh’hi, Director General, Kuwait Environment Public Authority
Eng. Saad Soud Al Muhibly, Director of Master Plan Department, Kuwait Muncipality
Sami Al-Rushaid, Chairman & Managing Director, Kuwait Oil Company
Khaled Mubarak Al-Mushileh, Manager-Corporate Planning, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)
With an array of industry leaders and government officials already confirmed to attend, the event promises unrivalled opportunities for developing new business partnerships and new investments.
Kuwait Energy and Infrastructure Projects Conference 2011 is part of MEED's comprehensive portfolio of large-scale summits and conferences that offer businesses unique one-to-one networking opportunities and facilitate the showcasing of solutions to key target groups and niche professionals.