International Petroleum Technology Conference: Inventing Solutions – Leading the Transition

The event is expected to attract around 20,000 attendees. (Image source: IPTC)

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Exclusively hosted by Aramco, with the theme “Inventing solutions  leading the transition”, the 16th edition of the flagship International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) returns to Dhahran Expo in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 12–14 February 2024 

IPTC 2024 stands poised to redefine the energy industry standards and expectations. With an estimated 20,000 attendees, this revered multidisciplinary technical event promises an unparalleled convergence of industry leaders, decision-makers, and visionaries.

At the heart of IPTC's success lies the collaboration of participating countries and the global membership of sponsoring societies. IPTC 2024 is not merely a conference; it is a celebration of shared expertise where global industry forces shaping the trajectory of the energy sector come together.

The conference is set to unfold over three days, with a meticulously curated agenda that captures the essence of industry trends and challenges. The CEO Plenary Session, titled "Achieving a Balanced Energy Transition", serves as the focal point, featuring luminaries including Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO of Aramco; Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies; Meg O'Neill, CEO and Managing Director of Woodside Energy; and John Defterios, Strategic Senior Advisor at APCO Worldwide. These influential figures will share their perspectives on navigating the intricate landscape of energy transition, providing invaluable insights that will shape the future of the industry.

Complementing this session is an Executive Special Session and four Executive Dialogue Sessions, each hosting thought leaders who will delve into specific facets of the industry's present and future. The IPTC Society Presidents Panel, a unique gathering of the presidents of AAPG, EAGE, SPE, and SEG, promises a rich exchange of ideas, fostering a collaborative spirit that transcends organisational boundaries.

A cornerstone of IPTC lies in the opportunity for professionals to engage with the latest developments and cutting-edge research. The conference boasts a platform for global professionals to present over 500 technical presentations, offering a rich landscape of ideas, case studies, and strategies. This intellectual exchange, spanning diverse disciplines within the industry, ensures that attendees leave IPTC 2024 with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements.

Beyond the conference, IPTC 2024 extends its impact with a transformative Workshop focused on Human Capital and Development. This parallel event invites participants on a journey of self-discovery, leadership enhancement, and mentorship mastery – a testament to IPTC's commitment to nurturing the industry's future leaders. Simultaneously, a series of Young Member Activities, including an Emerging Leaders Forum, Education Week, and a Science Teachers Workshop, cater to the unique needs of young talents at different stages of their educational and professional journeys.

The exhibition component of IPTC 2024 promises to be a visual spectacle, with 186 exhibitors transforming the space into a dynamic hub of innovation. These exhibitors, representing the forefront of energy and technology, will showcase the latest advancements, fostering an environment conducive to networking, collaboration, and the exchange of groundbreaking ideas.

As IPTC 2024 rolls out its meticulous schedule of events, we extend an invitation to join us in this confluence of innovation, leadership, and transformation. This is more than a conference; it is a milestone in the journey towards a sustainable, dynamic future for the oil and gas industry. IPTC 2024 beckons industry professionals to be part of a global discourse that will shape the future of the energy landscape through cutting-edge content, engaging sessions, and exceptional networking opportunities. 

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