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.
The 2nd edition will take place from the 20th - 22nd October 2020 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre. This year's theme is Downstream Turning points - “Capitalizing on Transformation”.
The first edition of the GDA Conference was held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain and took place at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre last 23rd – 25th October 2018.
The three-day event saw over 2,500 professionals gather from more than 20 countries to 121 expert speakers that covered Innovation and Technology, Improvements, Digitization, Integration, and Energy.