After careful deliberation on the economic impacts of COVID-19 and to safeguard the health of all participants, staff & contractors, the Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) announces the decision to postpone the GDA International Downstream Conference and Exhibition which was due to take place in Bahrain from 20-22 October 2020. The new date is 14-16 September 2021 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.
We understand the gravity of the situation for all downstream professionals who utilize the GDA flagship event as a platform to grow their business, accelerate their professional development, make meaningful connections, and gather to capitalise on downstream turning points.
Stay tuned to our conference programme, industry initiatives, online activities and a host of insight in the coming weeks and months.
The GDA Conference is the leading Middle East strategic platform for international downstream professionals to address global business challenges, share best practices & unlock potential opportunities through collaboration and partnerships. Striving towards excellence, this forum aims at engaging regional & international stakeholders across the operators, technology providers, policy makers and academia to capitalize on investment, innovation & growth in a safe & sustainable environment.
"....As the industry becomes more competitive, we are navigating through a critical period of transformation where margin improvement, sustainability and capitalizing on resources are topics of major significance. This event will offer you a chance to interact with leading decision-makers addressing such topics while exchanging ideas and building strategic partnerships across the downstream value chain."
- EBRAHIM TALIB, DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE, BAPCO, GDA 2021 CHAIRMAN
The Gulf Downstream Association's Conference and Exhibition will address global business challenges to unlock opportunities through collaboration and partnerships. Choose one or more from the below topics to submit your abstract.
The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) was established by its Founding Companies Saudi Aramco, Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI), Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). GDA is a pioneering, non-profit association and “point of reference” for all downstream players including industry professionals, corporate executives and legislators seeking to foster excellence and drive advancement through mutually beneficial engagement and industry collaboration.