World Future Energy Summit 2010 set to Reach Three-Year High
– More Than 50 Countries Confirm Participation in Pivotal Gathering in
– Summit Conference Anticipates 3,000 Delegates and 100 High-Level
– Exhibition Space at WFES 2010 Increases 51 Per Cent to 45,000 Square
venue for the largest and most diverse gathering of world leaders, investors,
policy makers, researchers, financial institutions and experts dedicated to
the sector from
Summit (WFES), announced today.
Held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh
Zayed Al Nahyan
hosted by Masdar,
The anticipation surrounding WFES 2010 is set to increase following the
decision in June to base the global headquarters of the International
Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in the UAE capital of
expansion of WFES reflected the growing international profile of
renewable energy and the summit’s vital contribution to the sector.
collaboration to promote the adoption of renewable energy and climate change
mitigation,” said Dr.
Energy Summit and the International Renewable Energy Agency in Masdar City,
More than 50 countries have already confirmed their attendance at the
summit, including for the first time
Frederic Theux, President of WFES organisers Reed Exhibitions Middle
East, said: “The World Future Energy Summit is creating a new spirit of
cooperation in the renewable and advanced energy sector by bringing together
more and more countries from the developed and developing worlds. The fact
that we are expecting more delegates, exhibition visitors and high-profile
speakers than ever before shows that WFES is emerging as an important bridge
between East and West in this critical debate.”
WFES 2010 comprises a conference and two exhibitions held alongside: the
World Future Energy Exhibition, focused on advanced and renewable energy, and
the World Future Environment Exhibition, dedicated to air, water and waste
management technologies and solutions.
Underlining the scale of the business opportunities on offer at WFES
2010, the third edition of the summit will host the widest ever range of
experts in the future energy community, including senior decision makers in
government and business, prominent investors, and leading scientists and
The WFES conference expects to receive 100 high-level speakers, including
heads of state, and 3,000 delegates.
Among the confirmed conference keynote speakers are Karolos Papoulias,
WFES 2010 conference.
Frederic Theux of Reed Exhibitions said: “Conference participants can
look forward to the most engaging and scientifically rigorous programme yet.
Discussions will explore the most pressing issues and industry developments
of the day, covering everything from sustainable transport to green
architecture, to clean fuel and engine technology, to green jobs and
recruitment trends in the renewable and advanced energy industry.”
Leading science publisher Elsevier, have designed the WFES conference
programme. Elsevier publishes more than 65 books, periodicals and archives in
future energy, serving an estimated audience of 30 million scientists
Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors is principal sponsor of WFES 2010.
Emirates Aluminium is Associate sponsor and Platinum sponsors include BP
Alternative Energy, Standard Chartered, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity
Authority, Oxy and the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipality Affairs.
has established itself as one of the world’s most important events in the
renewable and advanced energy field. We are privileged to be a principal
sponsor and to support
noble goals. The 2010 World Future Energy Summit is the biggest summit to
date, and the participation of so many experts from across the future energy
community makes it an unmissable event.”
The World Future Energy Summit 2010 takes place from
at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre.
The World Future Energy Summit is held annually in
Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The summit is hosted by Masdar,
Exhibitions, the world’s largest events organiser, together with Elsevier,
the leading publishers of science information.
The World Future Energy Summit is one of the main events on the global
future energy calendar, offering outstanding networking and business
opportunities across the value chain of renewable and advanced energy.
WFES 2009 attracted more than 600 exhibitors, 144 official delegations,
more than 18,000 visitors from 84 countries, and 1,124 conference delegates.
DB Climate Change Advisors group (DBCCA) is the institutional and
alternatives investment management business of Deutsche Asset Management,
managing assets of institutional investors and high net worth individuals.
DeAM is one of the leading climate change investors in the world, with
world-class in-house research team focusing on this theme, DeAM is an
investment industry thought-leader on a broad range of climate change
real-time carbon counter, a nearly 70-foot-tall digital billboard displaying
the running total of long-lived greenhouse gases in the atmosphere in
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