The GDA Conference is the leading Middle East strategic platform for Downstream professionals to address 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 business, academia & technology providers to capitalize on investment, innovation & growth.
This year's theme is "Towards a Competitive Downstream through Innovation, Collaboration and Technology". The event will be held on 23 - 25 October 2018 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.
Ministers, global industry leaders, innovators, and change-makers will lead the discussion on the role of innovation, collaboration, & technology in the future of the oil & gas industry.
A simple, dynamic, and interactive process for authors and visitors to interact and transfer knowledge.
Network with over 4,500 participants anticipated to attend. Register pre-event and save USD 200!
Welcome to the workshop of the future for applied technology in Robotics and 3D printing. Register to attend the workshops at no cost.
A program dedicated for the young professionals and students at the GDA Conference.
The youth are the catalyst for this industry’s future hence, the program provides a unique opportunity to learn, network, be inspired by successful professionals and be prepared for the workplace.
Be active in your industry and develop a reputation as an expert to your peers and your clients. Associate with industry specialists, engage in panel discussions, ask questions and hear from global industry leaders.
Read the letter from the Gulf Downstream Association Secretary General - Audah Al Ahmadi.
The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) was established by its founding members from 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 non- profit organization aiming to bring Downstream players together to further develop the industry and draw benefits from knowledge sharing and best practices.
The LEWAS Symposium was created when a group of women decided there needed to be a forum in the GCC that provided a place to: celebrate women’s achievements, learn from well-respected women, have an opportunity to network, and improve upon knowledge.
This year, the one-day symposium will be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre on 25 October 2018.