International Energy Week 2022 Conference Programme

International Energy Week 2022 Conference Programme

Bridging the energy divide: transforming to a low carbon energy system
Tuesday 22 February 2022
Addressing the climate emergency - why we need to act now
• Outcomes and reflections from COP26 – what are our next steps?
• Is COP26 an opportunity to reset after the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learnt for a sustainable and resilient recovery
• Setting out the milestones for what needs to be done
• Reflections on the journey to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C
• Achieving carbon neutrality
• What are the policy instruments needed to drive change?
• Methane emissions management: improvements and opportunities
Speakers to be announced
Assessing the short-term scenarios for transforming to a clean energy future
• Predicting the world’s energy scene in 2030 - what do we need to achieve this decade and how?
• Addressing the key uncertainties to the energy transition by 2030
• Why a shift away from fossil fuels is essential, urgent and hard to quit
• The radical transformation pathway towards sustainable electricity
• Hydrogen’s role in reaching net zero
• Will solar and wind dominate the global power mix in 2030?
• What does 2030 mean for bioenergy?
• How will natural gas fare in the energy transition?
• Will oil demand fall sharply to meet our climate goals?
• The role of developing CCS and negative carbon technologies
• The role of battery storage in the energy transition
Speakers to be announced
Behaviour and climate change: consumer perceptions on responsibility for achieving net zero
• Consumers opinions and attitudes about climate change and decarbonisation
• Understanding the barriers to adopting net zero
• In which sectors is behaviour change most needed and feasible?
• Building scenarios and strategies to tackle uncertainties
• How can organisations build credibility and trust in their brand and ensure customer buy-in?
• Net zero public engagement and participation
• Addressing the social challenge in public buy-in
• Building momentum in action and policy which better supports public engagement
• Paying for net zero debate – who should foot the bill?
Speakers to be announced
How shifts in energy will reshape global geopolitics
• The geopolitics of the energy transition: key factors in today’s changing world with a diverse energy mix
• Enhancing energy security for a sustainable, resilient and inclusive energy future
• The global energy landscape: how energy demand will shift, develop and evolve
• Geopolitical tensions of energy transition between the western and eastern world
Speakers to be announced
The future of work: where can oil and gas skills take me in the energy transition?
• What does research tell us about the skills gap curve and how can we bridge it? How relevant are STEM skills available in the oil and gas industry?
• Pursuing careers in renewables and its pathways and possibilities
• What does the fight against climate change mean for the current workforce and how can we create roles that serve an environmental purpose?
• Compensation strategies for attracting and retaining top talent – why does it matter?
• Tackling the skills deficit by embedding ‘sustainability’ across the national curriculum in higher and further education and training standards to better equip the skills needed in a net zero economy
• STEM towards an inclusive and diverse energy transition
• Reimagining the office in the future and preparing for a new way of working post COVID
Speakers to be announced
Changing the future of hydrocarbons: adapting and evolving as the energy transition gathers pace
• How are oil and gas companies navigating the energy transition?
• How to finance the push into cleaner forms of energy
• Developing a resilient low carbon upstream portfolio
• The threat of stranded assets – who is going to invest in new assets and who will compensate for stranded assets?
• Is the social license to operate under threat?
• Societal pressures to drive further emissions down – what is industry’s response to investors, government, banks and activists?
Speakers to be announced
Accelerating the energy transition through innovation
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Sectoral decarbonisation: how can collaboration drive the global clean energy transition?
Speakers to be announced
Could collaboration, co-operation and partnership drive an inclusive neutral energy community?
Speakers to be announced
The role of technology in the energy transition: challenges and opportunities
Speakers to be announced
From labs to market: accelerating commercial solutions through scientific and technological research investment
• Technologies for tomorrow’s energy system
• How can companies create value whilst accelerating climate action?
• Strengthening the interactions between research at different stages from discovery to deployment
• Gaining greater support for collaboration and knowledge exchange across different R&D stakeholders, at national and international levels
• How to improve research and innovation culture and promote greater diversity in R&D
• Increasing the attractiveness of R&D careers for the energy workforce of tomorrow
Speakers to be announced
Exploring innovative financing solutions and accelerating progress towards decarbonisation
• Unlocking global investment opportunities and accelerating clean energy solutions in emerging energy economies
• Exploring the biggest market trends for the next decade in both emerging and developed clean energy markets
• Can global cooperation help finance energy transition in emerging markets?
• How can developers and investors encourage greater green finance for clean energy projects in developing economies?
• Business model innovation for financing the energy transition
• How will upcoming ESG regulations for financial services firms affect asset values and access to capital in the long and short term?
• Bringing public and private sectors together to co-create and rapidly scale up new markets
Speakers to be announced
The role of biodiversity and nature-based solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change
• Climate change and its effects on biodiversity, ecosystems and natural resource management
• Why is biodiversity important?
• What are nature-based solutions?
• How can negative emissions slow down climate change
• Enhancing oil recovery with carbon dioxide geo sequestration and its associated challenges
Speakers to be announced
Deep-dive roundtable discussions
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Africa
• Achieving clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa
• The future of natural gas in sub-Saharan Africa
Speakers to be announced
Asia
• Recovery in gas and LNG demand
• Decarbonisation pathways for developing Asia in line with ‘well below’ 2°C
• Asia faster demand growth
Speakers to be announced
Americas
• Steps to aid in the clean energy transition
Speakers to be announced
Middle East
• The rise of renewable power in the Middle East and the demand for cleaner hydrogen, ammonia and methanol
• Challenges of climate change for oil dependent economies
Speakers to be announced
UK & North Sea
• The North Sea Transition Deal
• The Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution
• Industrial clusters and their role in getting to net zero
Speakers to be announced
General
• Methane guiding principles
• Guide to hydrogen
• Innovation and investments in Carbon Capture, Utilization, and
• Storage: their critical role in attaining the goals of the Paris Agreement
• Generation 2050 manifesto
Speakers to be announced
A series of seminars and briefings
Thursday 24 February 2022
These will be held in London, allowing you to:
• meet face to face with leading figures spanning the world of energy
• take part in networking and in person meetings
• or join these sessions virtually
Speakers to be announced
International Energy Week Dinner
Thursday 24 February 2022
Network with the biggest names in the energy industry at the International Energy Week Dinner, one of the largest social gatherings in the energy industry calendar. Every year, this sell-out event attracts guests from all over the world.
Speakers to be announced
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