Wednesday, April 13, 2011

2nd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2011 - Call for Sponsors and Selected Papers

Call for Sponsors and Selected Papers
2nd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa
Pre-Conference Workshop, 19 July 2011
2 Days Main Conference 20 to 21 July 2011
Post-Conference Workshop 22 July 2011

Dear Professional

Africa Gas & LNG Summit Series is back for its second year running. Once again, the vibrant city of Johannesburg has been chosen as our venue. We will be exploring in-depth insights of major domestic and international markets addressing the best strategies, approaches, techniques, innovations as well as the current and future market of gas & LNG in spite of the recent economic conditions. This summit will also serve as a platform for all national, international and independent companies to network and share business ideas and experiences.

Ø       Analysing the shift in global trade movements & implication to the future
Ø       Demand, supply and new projects updates of Africa gas & LNG market (and their business impact). Also includes the recent economic situation in MENA, how will this situation affect supply and demand
Ø       Examining the increasing demand for gas & LNG  for power & utilities supply in Africa
Ø       Best strategies for monetization and  commercialization of natural gas resources
Ø       Regulatory & Legal Frameworks as well as their evolving Roles; and how private sector can leverage
Ø       Examining geo-politics of gas & LNG prospects, development and trade
Ø       Life-cycle greenhouse gas analysis of LNG & Global Gas Flaring Reduction
Ø       Role of HSE in ensuring the safety and performance of LNG activities
Ø       Examining the determinacy of gas price today and the future; will gas price decouple from oil price. How has the recent economic crisis in MENA affect the indexation of oil price to gas price
Ø       Strategies in dealing with complications relation to spot and short term trading
Ø       New opportunities for financing and investing and overcoming the complexity of LNG project financing
Ø       Identifying new transport and infrastructure solutions to the global gas & LNG demands
Ø       Identifying the key commercial issues and solutions of downstream LNG
Ø       Importance of strategic partnership in the growth and success of projects; successful partnership build up for long term mutual benefit
Ø       Best techniques for contracts negotiation – sales, purchase, concession, joint operating, storage & transportation agreements
Ø       New technology breakthroughs that you can leverage for your business advantage
Ø       Effective risk management
Ø       Examining the impact of shale gas & unconventional gas to the global trade movements of gas & LNG
Ø       Tapping into the prospects / potentials of offshore gas & LNG as a way to meet the demands for power generation
Ø      Identifying new technological advancements and technical issues for new technologies
Ø      Gas-To-Liquid versus LNG – a better alternative?

Participate to Innovate – If you have what it takes to share and explore new frontiers in the African gas and LNG sector, we are inviting you to participate in the 2nd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2011 Call for Papers.
This is a great opportunity for you to showcase your products and services in the 2nd ANNUAL AFRICA GAS & LNG SUMMIT 2011 Space. Talk to us about SPONSORSHIP and EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES during the event.

As a sponsor, you get to position your company with a maximum level of exposure. There are various options on how you position your new products and meet your potential business partners.

            >> Session Sponsors
            >> Lanyard / Conference Badge Sponsor (Sole Sponsorship)
            >> Delegate Stationery / Bag Sponsor (Sole Sponsorship)
            >> Teas / Coffees Sponsors
            >> Dinner Sponsor (Sole Sponsorship)
            >> Conference Reception / Cocktail Party (Sole Sponsorship)

If you would like to discuss any of the sponsorship opportunities or put together a custom-built sponsorship package, please contact:
Mr Albert Sudirgo, Group Business Development Manager
DID: +65 6557 9200

We are seeking limited speakers and with special emphasis to established and emerging gas & LNG players in Africa. We also welcome speakers from NOC, IOC, Independent E & P, Government Bodies, Power Generation / Utilities Companies and selected Service Companies. We are calling interested speakers as well as expert panellists to submit their paper proposals in relevant areas / topics in the gas & LNG field. Please send us your proposals in the following format:

Topic Title:
3-5 Bullets of Major Points:
Abstract of Presentation:
Photo and Bio of the Speaker:
(Presentations should be deliverable in 30 minutes)

Abstracts or Workshop Proposals should include name, company address, direct telephone numbers as well as e-mail address of the contact author. Kindly note that we will respond to shortlisted proposals by email.

Please send it to:
Ms Rekha Kaur, Conference Manager
DID: +65 6557 9187

Call for Papers – Deadlines
Submission of Abstract/Workshop Proposals:  18 April 2011
Acceptance notification of Authors/Speakers:  03 May 2011

We partner with leading publications, online media and associations etc in relevant sectors to achieve win-win results. Our extensive marketing campaigns will ensure you impress the right players at the forefront of the latest industry advancements and expand your business territory.

A partial list of the media coverage from our past event include:
- LIVE phone interview with “Radio 2000 - The official 2010 World Cup radio station”
- Exclusive Endorsement Partnership with Cedigaz
- Media Partnerships with leading media such as Bloomberg, Down Jones, Energy Asia, WorldOils, Eye of Riyadh, LNG OneWorld, Capital Business Magazine, The Oil Community, LNG Unlimited, Middle East Monitor, OGEL Journal, ICIS Heren, Trade Invest Africa, just to name a few.

To find out more on detailed potential benefits, please contact:
Ms Rilla Eas, Marketing Manager
DID: +65 6557 9183

A glimpse of what you can expect in our events…..

Past Conference - Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2010 | 27-28 July 2010 | Johannesburg, South Africa.
Click here for the details.

Past Conference – Global Gas & LNG Summit 2011 | 08-09 March 2011 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Click here for the details.

Visit our website at for more details.