UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN BIN ABDULAZIZ AL-SAUD, CROWN PRINCE, DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, AND MINISTER OF DEFENSE, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

13–15 January 2020
Dhahran EXPO
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

EXCLUSIVE HOST

Saudi Aramco

Young Member Activities

International Young Professionals Programme—Emerging Leaders Forum

TALK | DEBATE | QUESTION—An Era of Collaboration

14 January | Le Méridien Al Khobar | Register for FREE

This one-day programme aims to bring together high performing individuals, who are at the earlier stages of the career. Additionally, this event will
give emerging leaders the chance to engage with their peers to discuss the exciting new path of the E&P industry, and how the new era of engineers will contribute to its future development.

This fast-paced, interactive, one-day programme will be engaging with industry and management professionals from around the globe, providing attendees with the chance to debate critical issues, fine-tune soft skills, and address key challenges they face in the digital age of the 4IR.


What’s in it for you?

  • Learn and engage with key leaders in the industry
  • Explore the exciting new path for the E&P industry
  • Work directly with industry peers
  • Create innovative solutions around some industry challenges
  • Use your skills to see how to function as a leader


Calling all future leaders looking to enhance their professional and management skills! This is your opportunity to attend a day of inspiration, education, and collaboration.  To register, click here.

International University Students Programme—Education Week

11 January–15 January I Le Méridien Al Khobar, Dhahran EXPO, and field trip sites

This five-day programme benefits the best undergraduate students, from qualified institutions across the globe, who are studying in science, geoscience and engineering degree programmes.

100 students were selected through a rigorous application process from over 400 candidates to attend this programme, with all expenses covered through sponsorships from leading industry organisations. This programme gives students a clear insight into the industry that they are about to join and offers the opportunity to extend their network, form new friendships, and work together on joint activities. Students will be given the opportunity to learn from professionals in the industry, go on field trips and attend IPTC sessions and exhibition.

Education Week Programme

Date Event Agenda
11 January Welcome Reception and Dinner Networking opportunities and non-technical discussions.
12 January

Education Week Opening and Activities

Presentations by industry executives, young professional speakers, and sponsoring companies. On-site group assignment work begins.
13 January

International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC)

Students will attend the IPTC opening ceremony, technical sessions, as well as visit the exhibition area, and continue to work on their group assignment.
14 January

Field Trips

Students will be taken to two locally-based field trips.

15 January IPTC and Education Week Closing

Students will complete their group assignment, have more time to spend at IPTC, and attend the official IPTC closing ceremony, where the Education Week winners will be announced.

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High School Programme—Science Teachers Workshop

13 January I Le Méridien Al Khobar, Dhahran EXPO

The Science Teachers Workshop will highlight how energy works in our everyday lives, and promote information about career opportunities in petroleum
engineering and the upstream professions. This programme values the role teachers and energy professionals play in educating young people about
the importance of energy. The information provided will be factual and non-biased and can easily be used in classrooms around the globe.

There will be hands-on activities to provide educators with interactive, age-appropriate experiments, using basic household items that illustrate energy concepts. Teachers will also be provided with a technology tour at the IPTC Exhibition.

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