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Two luminaries to present keynote speeches at the 9th SIEW

Check out the strong line-up energy though leaders.

Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) and Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General, and David Gray, Chairman of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) of the UK, will be sharing their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges in the face of today’s ‘New Energy Realities' at the Opening Keynote Address of the 9th Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW).

Ms Kyte will share insights from the UN on sustainable energy, and how global energy cooperation can address the need for greener and smarter energy solutions. Mr Gray will speak on the evolving role of the regulator in energy markets, especially in the transition to a low-carbon economy.

For the first time, the critical issue of energy access in Asia Pacific will be addressed at SIEW, through the inaugural Energy Access Forum. Jointly organised by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and the Energy Market Authority of Singapore, the Forum brings together international organisations, governments, industry and other stakeholders to develop new and innovative policy options and business models for enhanced energy access.

The strong line-up of energy thought leaders at the Singapore Energy Summit continues to expand. Latest confirmed speakers include:

  • Robin Dunnigan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State
  • Gireesh B. Pradhan, Chairperson, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India
  • Agneta Rising, Director General, World Nuclear Association
  • Tang Kin Fei, CEO, Sembcorp Industries
  • Jon Moore, CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • Dr Matthew Peloso, Founder and CEO, Sun Electric
  • Yoshihiko Kimata, Representative in South East Asia, Osaka Gas
  • Tony Wood, Energy Program Director, Grattan Institute

Registration for SIEW 2016 is now open. Early bird discounts of up to S$300 will end 30 September 2016. SIEW 2016 will be held from 24 to 28 October 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore. 

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