The Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES) will Return to Amman for its 4th edition from 10-11 December 2018, hosted under the patronage of H.E Eng. Hala Adel Zawati, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan.
Providing a platform for the world’s energy professionals and local governments to engage with international and local investors, to examine and understand the huge opportunities for the future of Jordan’s energy mix – JIES annually attracts senior delegation of over 500 participants.
This year’s edition will offer invaluable insight directly from the leading companies and ministers involved across the spectrum of energy projects in the region – for which investment is currently at an all-time high, with further major project announcements to be announced at the event. In previous editions, a number of high-profile MOU’s between international companies and the Jordan Government have also been signed as part of the summit.
H.E Eng. Hala Adel Zawati will lead a series of speakers covering areas encompassing;
- Beyond 2020 – Diversifying Jordan’s energy mix
- Regional spotlight – Collaboration in inter connectivity and joint development of infrastructure projects for regional benefits
- Investment and lending opportunities in Round 3 – Solar and wind energy projects
- Storage, smart grids and electricity – Challenges and expansion updates
- Closing the gap in transport, energy and water – Infrastructure investment and partnership opportunities
- Regulatory and financial updates
Health and safety will also feature significantly across all elements of the programme covering the entire Jordan energy mix.
Speaking of the event, Alex Moulds Event Director, Global Event Partners commented; “JIES will once again provide a highly strategic, informative and dynamic platform for discussion, that is supported by government, operators, service companies and all the key players for Jordan and the wider region. Its importance and that of Jordan and the pivotal role it plays is largely reflected by the number of minister-led delegations that attend the event each year, including Algeria, Egypt, Hungary, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia and Yemen.”