Events round-up

Here’s a brief round-up of some of the main business events in the region

8th Annual World Infrastructure & Energy Summit
Barcelona, Spain, September 28, 2017

euromoneyseminars.com/world-infrastructure-and-energy-summi/details.html

Almar Water Solutions and its Chief Financial Officer, Felipe Guinea, participated in the 8th Annual World Infrastructure & Energy Summit (WIES). The event was held at the Fira Center in Barcelona, establishing itself as the world’s largest event to identify new projects in the infrastructure market and discover investment and financing opportunities.  Felipe moderated a session titled “A global perspective: Confronting the critical investment gap in water infrastructure”, where the following questions were analyzed:

  • Prioritizing investment in water: What fields require an increased focus on development: supply, water treatment or desalination?
  • Is the PPP model the best framework for mobilizing joint investment in water infrastructure by the public and private sectors? How might this vary in different parts of the world?
  • How can we integrate and take advantage of the analytical advantages of ‘smart’ technology in the development of water infrastructure?

During the session, Felipe discussed how the sector is a safe bet for both private and public investment and explained how the BOT or PPP schemes represent effective tools for project financing, and a real solution in the fight against the water shortages that many areas of the world are experiencing.

Middle East Solar Association Renewable Energy Trade Mission
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 3-4, 2017

mesia.com/event/renewable-energy-trade-mission-in-ksa

Roberto De Diego Arozamena, Chief Executive Officer, ALJ Energy, participated in a number of panel discussions

Kingdom Renewable Energy Summit
October 18-19, 2017

kingdom-renewableenergy.com

Future Investment Initiative

The King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center Riyadh, Suadi Arabia, October 24 – 26, 2017

futureinvestmentinitiative.com

International Desalination Association World Congress 2017
São Paulo, Brazil, October 28, 2017

idadesal.org

META Projects 2017
November 1, 2017

gfcmediagroup.com/meta-projects

Carlos Cosin, Chief Executive Officer, Almar Water Solutions speaking

World Science Forum
Jordan, November 7-11, 2017

worldscienceforum.org/news/welcome-to-world-science-forum-2017-jordan-110034

Tokyo Motor Show
Tokyo Japan, November 23–27, 2017

tokyo-motorshow.com

7th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Conference
December 12-14, 2017

saudi-sg.com

Saudi International Motor Show 2017
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, December 17-21, 2017

sims-arabia.com

World Future Energy Summit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 15-18, 2018

worldfutureenergysummit.com

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland January 23-26, 2018

weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2018

Saudi Renewable Energy Conference
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 14-15, 2018

renewableenergyksa.com

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