Events Press

Sustainable Innovation Forum 2014
Lima, Peru
9 December 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Sustainable Innovation Forum ( brings together world leaders, CEOs, senior executives, national, regional and city leaders, investors and industry experts to share ideas and accelerate innovative solutions to address climate change, accelerate green growth and sustainable development. With its unique informative but relaxed environment, the Sustainable Innovation Forum facilitates collaboration through networking, informed discussion and the creation of innovative partnerships for change.

Organised by Climate Action, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) alongside the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP), the forum generates robust debate and shares ideas, technology and solutions that can be turned into positive actions to climate-proof the post-2015 development agenda.

The 2014 Sustainable Innovation Forum will focus on the big issues at play to tackle climate change right now. Putting a price on carbon and enhancing public-private sector engagement.

Telecoms for Smart Grids
22-23 September 2014
London, United Kingdom

Smart grid communication technologies capable of enhancing energy efficiency, utility operations, renewable resource integration, and meet the needs of increasing power demands will lead the evolution of the smart grid. Against this backdrop, SMi’s 4th annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference will provide the ideal platform to discuss both UK and European communications infrastructures for smart grid development and metering deployment, data communications infrastructure and integration, substation automation, distribution network upgrades and business process management with senior industry decision makers from an array of utilities.

Distribution Automation Europe
29-30 September 2014
London, United Kingdom

Deploying a smart distribution network is a critical goal for utilities to help manage electricity needs by making grids more efficient, reliable, and secure and reducing carbon emissions. Next generation hardware and software for DA gives utilities many more options in meeting these goals. SMi’s 4th annual Distribution Automation Europe conference will set out how to derive maximum value from your distribution automation investments by facilitating the impact and growth of renewables and improving communications systems architecture for increased reliability and efficiency of future networks.

Energy from Waste
13-14 October 2014
London, United Kingdom

SMi’s 7th annual Energy from Waste conference will provide updates through presentations and case studies on the regulatory framework governing the sector, technology innovation, financing models, CHP & district heating projects, and feedstock in the supply chain. With senior industry representatives presenting on their own experiences and referring to case studies, this event will provide an ideal platform for networking, sharing ideas and developing partnerships with key professionals to accelerate the growth of the Energy from Waste industry.

Shale Gas Environmental Summit
27-28 October 2014
London, United Kingdom

Shale gas is increasingly becoming the buzz word in the energy sector. The rapid boom of the shale gas industry in the US has transformed the world gas market outlook. This has spurred interest in shale gas possibilities in countries like Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. Although shale gas in only at its exploratory stage in the UK, the benefits of it are being underscored by the government. However the environmental impacts of shale gas cannot be ignored. Campaigners and environmentalists are lobbying against shale gas exploration in the UK. Against this backdrop, SMi’s 5th Shale Gas Environmental Summit provide a platform for various industry representatives including operators, environmentalists, campaigners, NGOs, academics and researchers to come together and discuss the environmental aspects of shale gas extraction and production.

17th annual Gas to Liquids
29-30 October 2014
London, United Kingdom

Drawing on 16 years of working within the Gas to Liquids industry, the SMi Group are delighted to announce their 17th annual GTL 2014 conference.

This leading industry event will provide delegates with a complete global breakdown of Gas to Liquids. With representatives from innovative companies this 2 day conference and workshop will cover leading project updates from North America to the Middle East, project financing, the latest technological advancement as well as much more.
Contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or via
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Project Financing in Oil and Gas
24-25 November 2014
London, United Kingdom

This event will present itself as the perfect forum for learning about project financing within oil and gas, giving delegates the opportunity to learn and network with key professionals within the industry. Case studies from recent oil and gas projects will demonstrate how to approach your own projects from providing a compelling strategy to secure your finance to understand what the lenders want to see.
Event attendees will hear about project financing expressed from the view of the lenders from around the globe. The diversity of companies representing all aspects of PF will enable delegates to have a broad spectrum of ideas and opinions to use on their own projects.

For more information or to register, please contact Sajid Goraya on +44(0) 207 827 6148 or e-mail
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3rd Annual LatAm HSSE in Energy
3-4 December 2014
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Work-generated illnesses, injuries and deaths are often seen as an unintended consequences. With 2 million occupational accidents occurring in Latin America, there is no better time than now to involve stakeholders in positive discussion on ways to mitigate risk and develop an HSSE culture. Stressing on the current need to prioritize worker’s safety in the region, Fleming Gulf is back with the 3rd Annual LatAm HSSE in Energy scheduled to take place on 3-4 December 2014 at Windsor Atlantica Hotel Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Based on the theme ‘HSSE as a corporate value’, the conference will discuss:
• Health & safety challenges in offshore activities
• Managing contractors to minimize workplace accidents
• Designing effective oil spill prevention & control plans
• Exploring ways to reduce climate change issues & geological threats & more…

For more details contact:
Alphy Nangani
T: 971 4609 1570 | E:
Twitter: #LatAmHSSE

Focus On Asia Parcific Deepwater Exploring Project
11-12 December 2014
Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia plans to offer 27 oil and gas blocks in 2014 in both regular tenders and direct offers, a government official said, as the former OPEC member pushes to support its ballooning energy demands and reverse declining domestic output. In the meantime, SKK Migas acting Chairman J. Widjonarko in a hearing meeting with the House Commission VII of the Republic of Indonesia in this February said that the upstream oil and gas industry intends to drill 206 exploration wells in Indonesia in 2014. All of the exploration well drillings planned are expected to be realized, as opposed to the previous year where only approx. 130 exploration well drillings were carried out. In addition to exploration drilling, the industry plans to conduct 49 seismic surveys in 2014, including the acquisition of 5,604 miles (9,020 kilometers) of 2D seismic and 7,228 square miles (11,633 square kilometers) of 3D seismic. Lots of oil and gas majors like ENI, Chevron, Inpex, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Total etc are quite interested in bidding for these new blocks.
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