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20-21 June 2018, Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria

Preliminary Programme

Updated: February 14, 2018

 

 

The moderators of the two day programme are:

Mr. John Defterios, CNN

Ms. Eithne Treanor, E Treanor Media

Prof. Meghan O'Sullivan, Harvard (invited)

 

Chairman of the Seminar: Dr. Daniel Yergin

 


 

FIRST DAY OF THE 7TH OPEC INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

June 20, 2018

 

 

OPENING CEREMONY

9:00 – 10:00

  • Greetings by

Mr. John Defterios, CNN
Ms. Eithne Treanor, E Treanor Media

Prof. Meghan O'Sullivan, Harvard (invited)

 

 


 

INTRODUCTORY SESSION

10:00-10:30

 

Keynote Speakers:

 


 

SESSION I: Energy Cooperation

10:30-12:00

 

Objectives:

  • Oil market stability
  • Oil market stability through cooperation
  • Enhancing producers dialogue
  • Supporting consumers / security of supply
  • Enhancing cooperation through data transparency

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Speakers:

 

Followed by Q&A Session

 


 

Lunch break

12:00 – 14:00

 

At the sidelines of the lunch, Dr. Edward L. Morse, Managing Director and Global Head, Commodities Research, Citigroup (confirmed) will talk about "The role of financial markets on oil".

 


 

SESSION II: Technology Breakthroughs

14:00 – 15:30

 

Objectives:

  • Evolving transportation technology
  • Technology improvements in the oil supply chain
  • Transfer of technology
  • The impact of IT on transportation
  • Enhancing environment friendliness
  • Future technology for new energy economics

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Speakers:

 

Followed by Q&A Session

 


  

Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00

 


 

SESSION III: Energy Transition

16:00 – 17:40

 

Objectives:

  • COP commitments: the consequences for the future energy mix
  • What is the role for oil in the future energy mix?
  • Energy poverty in the context of future energy mix
  • Urbanization as a driver for decarburization in transportation
  • The role of data transparency
  • Oil & environment in the new energy economics
  • Climate and oil can co-exist

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Speakers:

 

Followed by Q&A Session

 


 

WRAP-UP SESSION

15 min

 

Wrap-up of First Day by Dr. Daniel Yergin, Chairman of the Seminar

 

 

End of the First Day

 


 

 

SECOND DAY OF THE 7TH OPEC INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

June 21, 2018

 

 

OPENING Day II

09:00 – 09:10

 

  • Greetings by

Mr. John Defterios, CNN

Ms. Eithne Treanor, E Treanor Media

Prof. Meghan O'Sullivan, Harvard (invited)

 

 


 

SESSION IV: Investment in the Oil Industry

09:10 – 10:45

 

Objectives:

  • Role of finance in oil industry investments
  • Importance of investment to avoid shortages in upstream and downstream
  • Investments and (un)certainty of planning
  • The impact of oil prices on investment
  • Investment in the era of market instability
  • Investing in the new oil economics
  • Averting oil crises through timely investment

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Speakers:

 

Followed by Q&A Session

 


 

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:15

 


 

SESSION V: World Economy and the Future of Oil

11:15 – 13:05

 

Objectives:

  • Impact of low oil prices on the world economy
  • Economic growth and its impact on oil demand
  • The impact of developing economies on oil demand
  • Globalization and future oil demand
  • Future technology for new energy economics
  • Oil price cycles: lessons learned
  • The role of data transparency
  • Oil economics vs. oil availability

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Speakers:

 

Followed by Q&A Session

 


 

Lunch break

13:05 – 14:30

 


 

CLOSING CEREMONY

14:30 – 16:00

 

Wrap-Up of the 7th OPEC International Seminar / Panel Discussion of Ministers

 

OPEC Ministers:

 

Non-OPEC Ministers:

 

Wrap-up of Second Day by Dr. Daniel Yergin, Chairman of the Seminar

Closing remarks by OPEC Secretary General HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo

 

 

End of the Second Day

 


 

 
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