20 September 2017 - 21 September 2017 at China World Summit Hotel, No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing, 100004, China

Join us in 2017 as 500 business leaders from energy (upstream, LNG/midstream, downstream, infrastructure, renewables, services), finance and investment gather to discuss the future of China

Day 1
Day 2

Assembly Day 1: Wednesday, 20th September

08:15 – 09:00am: Registration, refreshments and networking
09:00 – 09:15am: Welcome remarks and official opening ceremony
09:15 – 10:30am: Session 1: China’s Global Energy Outlook: achieving the goals of the 13th five-year plan; China’s energy reform and future role of Chinese NOCs and SOEs; widening foreign access to domestic ‘clean energy’ opportunities; One Belt One Road implications and impact of current geopolitics on trade and investment

10:30 – 11:15am: Refreshment break and networkin
11:15 – 12:30pm: Session 2: Growth by Natural Gas & LNG: demand outlook; future of regulated gas prices; reforms to increase investment in domestic gas production; growth potential for emerging independent gas companies and LNG importers; new integrated gas projects on the horizon
12:30 – 2:00pm: Lunch and networking opportunities
2:00 – 3:15pm: Session 3:  Enabling China’s Cleaner Energy Transition: The gas vs coal debate; opportunities for domestic and international companies to invest in cleaner energy; are current gas & renewable industry growth rates sustainable; clean technologies and the role of the MNCs vs SOEs in progressing a greener agenda
3:15 – 4:00pm: Refreshment break and networking  

4:00 – 5:15pm: Session 4:
 Emerging Infrastructure Investment Opportunities: (midstream: pipelines, LNG terminals, gas storage, downstream: refineries); what are the strategies for success in returning investment; third party access vs divesting infrastructure assets; who will finance new developments and who has the capital to invest?
5:15 – 5:30pmConcluding remarks and close of first day 
5:30 – 8:30pm: Networking Drinks Reception 

Assembly Day 2: Thursday, 21st September

08:15 – 09:00am: Registration, refreshments and networking
09:00 – 09:15am: Welcome remarks; summary of day 1 and scene setting for day 2
09:15 – 10:15am: Session 5: The Future of China’s Upstream: Who are the new and emerging players? What returns are achievable in this new oil price environment; overcoming challenges in mature fields with declining production; can IOCs still access Chinese E&P; the increasing role of OFS and overseas technology; how are NOCs optimizing their portfolios; has oil become a short-term energy security strategy for China; expected breakthroughs in E&P?
10:15 – 11:00am: Refreshment break and networking
11:00 – 12:00pm: Session 6: Outbound vs Inbound: Deal Flows and the New Wave of Chinese Buyers: Recent deals involving Chinese buyers and sellers; when will Chinese NOCs and SOEs re-establish themselves as key buyers; private sector growth strategies; government influence in outbound M&A; which countries and where in the value chain are buyers looking?
12:00 – 1:15pm: Lunch and networking opportunities
1:15 – 2:15pm: Session 7: China’s Evolving Power Sector: Outbound Opportunities for Foreign-Domestic Partnerships: The outbound trend of China’s rapidly growing power sector; opportunities for power companies to invest up the energy value chain; the role of EPCs in global renewables growth; availability of Chinese capital and overcoming the challenges of intermittency and storage
2:15 – 2:30pmConcluding remarks and close of Assembly

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