Emirates News Agency – Government officials, industry leaders and experts to gather for World Civil Service Congress in May 2022

ABU DHABI, 29th April, 2022 (WAM) — Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, the World Public Service Congress is being held from From May 9 to 11, 2022 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) will take place.

Organized by TAQA, the World Utilities Congress offers the global energy and water industry an unparalleled opportunity to come together and discuss trends and explore demand-impacting technologies and innovations. future in energy and water. The three-day exhibition and conference will also facilitate direct access to growth opportunities in the United Arab Emirates and the broader Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as in growing economies. fast from Asia.

Jasim Husain Thabet, CEO and Managing Director of TAQA Group, said, “TAQA is honored to be the official host of the World Utilities Congress in Abu Dhabi. This global conference and exhibition is a gathering of local and international experts and for the water and electric utility industry. “We look forward to engaging with key stakeholders and leaders from around the world representing key players in the public service value chain. Together, we will share our insights at Congress and identify opportunities for growth and collaboration. ” mentioned.

The World Utilities Congress is expected to bring together more than 10,000 trade professionals and 120 participating companies to promote proactive measures to digitize power and water systems, control emissions and attract long-term capital investment term. The Congress will also feature over 200 expert industry speakers, over 1,000 conference delegates and host over 50 strategic and technical conference sessions.

Christopher Hudson, head of organizers dmg events for the World Civil Service Congress, said: “We are delighted to be at the launch of the World Civil Service Congress in Abu Dhabi. As leaders, experts and professionals in the “industry from the UAE, the region and the world come together, we will see the future of the global utility industry. We are confident that this event will provide a lucrative platform to showcase the latest technologies, products, services and solutions, while enabling the development of new strategic partnerships that will help define and chart the path to net zero.” mentioned.

Conference sessions are designed to focus on the policies, strategies and solutions needed to navigate the energy transition and future-facing digital technologies that will transform the utility industry. In response to the emerging market and current customer needs, the conference will explore key topics such as decarbonization and energy transition, global industrial dynamics, collaboration and strategic partnerships, customer-centric business models, digital transformation and technological innovations.

The strategy conference will also include two ministerial sessions which aim to highlight the importance of policies, regulations and regional cooperation and the urgency that government leaders need to lay the solid foundations for a resilient public service sector and sustainable.

Speakers at these sessions included Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Belinda Balluku, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy of Albania, Parviz Shahbazov, Minister of Energy of the Republic of ‘Azerbaijan, Doskul Bekmurzaev, Minister of Energy of the Kyrgyz Republic. , Daler Juma, Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan, Abubakar, Nigerian Minister of Energy D. Aliyu, Minister of Energy and Power Development of Zimbabwe Soda Zhemu, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Djibouti Yonis Ali Guedi and Deputy Minister of Energy of Ghana, William Owuraku Aidoo.

The concurrent technical conference will cover the entire utility value chain, including power generation, transmission and distribution, water management, wastewater, district cooling and community engagement. clients. The technical conference will provide working professionals with many opportunities to gain insight into the latest industry knowledge and research findings, technical expertise, new project developments, world-class technologies and best practices. Of the industry.

Khalid Abdulla Al Marzooqi, CEO of Tabreed, partner of the World Public Utilities Congress, said: “We are proud to be associated with such an influential global event. Tabreed is the region’s premier district cooling company and our expertise in energy efficiency is recognized globally. . We have an important role to play on the road to net zero, and this will be the ideal platform for us to interact with leaders and policy makers focused on a sustainable future.” mentioned.

Ferdinand Varga, Managing Director of Boston Consulting Group, Partner of the World Civil Service Congress, said, “We are proud to be a strategic partner of the World Civil Service Congress, and the timing couldn’t have been better. chosen to host such an event.. The industry and more broadly, today our world is moving forward. “On the way, holistically aligned in a net-zero world. The discussions that will take place during the week of the congress will be a decisive path for the electricity, infrastructure and water sectors as they head towards COP27 and COP28, which will be held here in our region. ” mentioned.

CEO of TRANSCO, Chairman of the Technical Committee of the World Civil Service Congress and member of the Executive Committee, Dr. Afif Saif Al Yafei said: “We are delighted to participate in the key discussions on the energy transition and the rapid value of electricity and water at the World Utilities Congress 2022, organized by TAQA Group. Throughout this event’s exposure, conferences and committees, we contribute our industry knowledge and technology assessments. We look forward to sharing our experiences, research and best practices with other industry professionals, while attending. mentioned.

The 2022 World Utilities Congress will also feature the “Nuclear Energy Leadership Forum”, which aims to unite global industry professionals to explore safe and reliable nuclear power generation, technological advancements in energy nuclear science and the latest developments in nuclear science research and development. Organized by the World Utilities Congress 2022, the World Utilities Congress 2022 is being held with the support of the Department of Energy and Infrastructure, Department of Energy Abu Dhabi (DoE), Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi Dhabi DCT) and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). The list of event partners and sponsors includes The National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), Frost & Sullivan, Baker Hughes, Boston Consulting Group, Endress+Hauser and Schneider Electric.

Translator: Esmeralda Angun.


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