Aug 02, 2011 13:12 JST

Source: POWER-GEN Asia

POWER-GEN Asia announces Preliminary Conference Programme

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 02, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - POWER-GEN Asia, the region's premier conference and exhibition for the power generation, transmission and distribution industries, being held at the KLCC Convention Centre Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 27th to 29th September 2011, has announced its preliminary conference programme.

At the launch of the Pre-Show Guide at a press conference at the British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, POWER-GEN Asia detailed much of its top quality conference programme and leading international speakers, who will deliver great topics of discussion and information and educational opportunities for the power and energy industry.

The press conference saw representatives from the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Tenaga Nasional Berhad and PennWell, organisers of POWER-GEN Asia, announce the details of the event to the media and key power and energy industry representatives.

Glenn Ensor, Director of International Events at PennWell, announced, "POWER-GEN Asia has demonstrated its strength, over the 19 years of the event, in delivering high quality conference content for information and education purposes. This years conference programme is arguably the best ever in terms of quality of content and quality of the speakers presenting during the 3 day conference."

"This conference has been designed for the industry by the industry. We are delighted that our panel of Committee Members have spent considerable time developing the programme to such a high educational level, that it is attractive for the industry experts, policy makers, energy managers, engineers, maintenance, operational personnel, buyers, specifiers and users of the equipment deployed in the power industry, to enjoy and come away with an enhanced knowledge and understanding of the sector within which they work," continued Mr. Ensor.

During his presentation, Glenn Ensor outlines some of the key sessions for delegates to look out for at the conference. These included:

-- Country Spotlights - including spotlights and insights on a number of countries in the region, including Malaysia.

-- Mega Trends in the Asian Power Market - an essential examination of some of the overarching trends influencing the region's electricity sector, which includes a panel discussion debating the key issues and challenges for the Asia power market over the next 5-10 years.

-- China & India's Influence of SE Asia's Electricity Sector - a panel discussion of experts sharing their views on just how these countries influence is being felt in the energy field and the future implications.

-- Large Gas Turbines - the world's biggest gas turbine manufacturers will update delegates on the latest developments in their heavy duty models, before turning to a discussion amongst these key players as they consider the current market needs for large gas turbines and compare recent technological developments.

The POWER-GEN Asia conference is also complimented by an outstanding exhibition with around 200 leading international companies demonstrating the latest technologies. It is certainly the place to be to discover the latest developments and products on the market.

POWER-GEN Asia, co-located with Renewable Energy World Asia, is anticipated to receive around 7,000 industry professionals, who will gather for three days to enjoy the industry's leading conference and experience the latest developments and ideas for the future of the Asian power generation sector.

The state-of-the-art KLCC Convention Centre in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, will host POWER-GEN Asia and its co-located Renewable Energy World Asia conferences and exhibitions, from 27th to 29th September 2011.

The Opening Keynote Session on Tuesday 27th September at 9am, will enjoy key presentations from speakers:

- Hon. Dato' Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, Minister of Energy, Green Technology & Water

- Dato' Sri Che Khalib bin Mohammed Noh, Chief Executive Officer, Tenaga Nasional Berhad

- Yoshiaki Tsukuda, Senior Executive Vice President and Board Member, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan

Sri Jegarajah, the Energy Market Reporter from CNBC Asia Pacific, will follow with by moderating a short panel discussion with the keynote speakers.

Glenn Ensor concluded his presentation by thanking the Ministry, energy industry utilities, trade bodies and associations are supporting the event, including the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water; Tenaga Nasional Berhad; Sarawak Energy; Sabah Electricity; the Energy Commission (Suruhanjaya Tenaga); Sarawak Hidro; GreenTech Malaysia and the many other organisations lending their support to the event.

For further information on POWER-GEN Asia visit

Neil Walker
Marketing Manager, PennWell
T: +44 1992 656 643
F: +44 1992 656 700

Suthi Chatterjee
Public Relations & Media Consultant
T: +662-247-6533
F: +662-247-7868
M: +66-87-060-5960;
Source: POWER-GEN Asia
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