14 - 16 September 2021   |   Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain

About the GDA International Downstream Conference & Exhibition

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.

Attendee Profile

Engineers and other professionals
• Advanced Process Manager
• Area Manager
• Business Development Manager
• Chemical Engineer
• Communications Engineer
• Compliance Engineer
• Consultant
• Costing and Planning Engineer
• Design Process Engineer
• Instrumentation Manager
• Energy Engineer
• EP Manager
• Facilities Planning Engineer
• Field Service Engineer
• Fire Officer
• Gas Process Engineer
• Inspection Engineer
• Instrument and Control Engineer
• Instrument Design Engineer
• IT Specialist
• Lead Engineer
• Lead Scientist
• Maintenance Engineer

• Modelling and Planning Specialist
• NGL Manager

• Oil Producing Engineer
• Operational Excellence Manager
• Planning Manager
• Plant Engineer
• Process Applications Manager
• Process Control Manager
• Production Engineer
• Process Manager
• Project Manager
• Quality Manager
• Refinery Engineer/Manager
• Reliability Engineer
• Research Engineer
• Risk Assessment Engineer
• Safety and Environment Manager
• Sales and Marketing Manager
• Specialty Products Manager
• Technical Catalysts Manager
• Technical Services Manager
• Technology Manager
• Technology Sales Manager

Operations and HR professionals
• Country and Division Manager/Head
• District Manager/Supervisor
• Marketing Manager
• HR, Training or Team Leader/Manager
• Internal Auditor


C-Level Executives
• Board Member
• President
• Vice-President
• Chief Executive Officer
• Executive Director
• Managing Director
• General Manager
• Chief Engineer
• Ministers and Government

2018 overview

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.

View the Event Highlights here

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