Saudi Arabia to host 1st IAEE International Conference in Middle East

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Saudi Arabia will host the 44th International Conference for Energy Economics (IAEE International Conference) organized by the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in cooperation with the Saudi Association for Energy Economics (SAEE).

The 44th IAEE International Conference, the first of its kind in the Middle East, will be held in February 2023 at the center’s headquarters in Riyadh.

The conference, to be conducted under the theme “Pathways to a Clean, Stable and Sustainable Energy Future”, will be organized in partnership with International Association for Energy Economics, and is considered a global gathering comprising experts and specialists to shed light on traditional and renewable energy issues, environmental challenges and the stability of energy markets.

According to the statement, “The conference will address seven subjects covering the economy and energy mix diversification; development and climate change; energy changes and their courses; investment and financing in the energy sector; methods and means of transport and technology; industrial efficiency and competitiveness; and changes in the energy markets and security of its supplies.”

The conference annually attracts more than 500 participants from across the world including government officials, opinion leaders, representatives of international and industrial organizations, students and others.

KAPSARC is an advisory think tank within global energy economics and sustainability providing advisory services to entities and authorities in the Saudi energy sector to advance the energy sector and inform global policies through evidence-based advice and applied research.

The co-host, SAEE, is a non-profit civil society that intends to promote energy economics in the Kingdom by holding events as well as improving dialogue and discussion around the challenges facing the energy sector and its related industries.

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