Around a total of 5,000 conference participants and exhibition visitors are expected at the upcoming International Energy Week (IEW) 2018.
Deputy Chief Minister YB Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said this during the press conference for the event, adding that it is also expecting to attract an international of distinguished speakers.
“I hope our people especially from Sarawak in the relevant industries will take this opportunity to attend this conference,” he expressed.
A flagship event for the Sarawak State Government, IEW is a biennial event that first started in 2009.
It aims to promote sustainable development of the energy sector in Sarawak, and to focus on the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) initiatives and recent updates which will spearhead the development of energy intensive industries in Sarawak.
The fourth edition will be held at Borneo Convention Centre, Kuching (BCCK) from 23rd to 25th January 2018, and will be officiated by Chief Minister YAB Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg.
Themed “Energising Sustainable Transformation and Opportunities”, the conference will address key issues and challenges facing the industry and explore innovative solutions in overcoming rising energy demand and minimizing greenhouse gasses, as well as explore opportunities for new source of energy.
Aside from the conference, IEW 2018 will feature three exhibitions, namely ElectroPowerAsia 2018, PetroleumAsia 2018 and Asia Infrastructure 2018, as well as a Technology Symposium.