The World Energy Council organises one of the most complete range of events covering all aspects of the energy sector, from small workshops on specific technologies, to regional and global events aimed at supporting policymakers, experts and industry leaders as they seek solutions and develop policies and strategies to address the energy trilemma.

Our next international event will be World Energy Week, in October 2018, in Milan.

  • World Energy Congress
  • World Energy Leaders’ Summits (WELS) and World Energy Leaders’ Dialogues
  • Regional events
  • National events
  • Members’ meetings

Download the 2018 list of key global events organised by the World Energy Council

Date & LocationEvent
15th Jan 2018 08:00 to 09:30
Colegio de Ingenieros Civiles de Mexico, Mexico D.F., Mexico

2018 Foro Seguridad Energetica - Confiabilidad en aspectos técnicos

Mexico Member Committee   /  National Events

18th Jan 2018 13:00 to 19:00
RDM HAJ Baanderszaal, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2018 North Sea Conference

Netherlands Member Committee   /  National Events

24th Jan 2018 08:00 to 11:00
Wärtsilän pääkonttori, Helsinki, Finland

From Finetuning of Production Capacity to Management of Technology Transition

Finland Member Committee   /  National Events

29th Jan 2018 07:45 to 10:00
Colegio de Ingenieros Civiles de Mexico, Mexico D.F., Mexico

2018 Foro Seguridad Energetica - Resiliencia en el Sector Energetico

Mexico Member Committee   /  National Events

1st Feb 09:00 to 2nd Feb 2018 17:00
Hotel The Ashok, New Delhi, India

India Energy Congress (7th edition)

Indian Member Committee   /  National Events

1st Feb 2018 17:00 to 18:30
Embassy of Italy, Berlin, Germany

1st Gas Report

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

5th Feb 2018 13:15 to 18:45
Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada

2018 Canadian Energy Industry: Updates and Insights

Canada Member Committee   /  National Events

7th Feb 2018 10:00 to 11:45
Messe Essen, Essen, Germany

E-world energy & water / Innovation Forum - “An International View into the Future: Smart Cities - Smart Ideas”

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

7th Feb 2018 17:30 to 20:00
Electricity Headquarters, Cape Town, South Africa

Energy Rendez-Vous - Cape Town

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

13th Feb 2018 17:30 to 20:00
Military Museum, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa

Energy Rendez-Vous | Johannesburg

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

19th Feb 2018 17:00 to 19:00
Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa

Africa Regional Meeting

Africa   /  Regional Events

20th Feb 08:00 to 21st Feb 2018 08:00
Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa

Africa Energy Indaba 2018

Africa   /  Regional Events

20th Feb 2018 10:00 to 19:00
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Indaba Energy Leaders' Dialogue (IELD), Johannesburg 2018

Africa   /  Regional Events

21st Feb 2018 12:00 to 13:30
BusinessNZ, Wellington, New Zealand

Breaking boundaries: The changing role of technology

New Zealand Member Committee   /  National Events

22nd Feb 2018 07:30 to 16:00
Sandton Covention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Energy & Mobility

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

26th Feb 2018 18:30 to 20:00
Área 51, Parque Araucano, Las Condes, Chile

Blockchain y su impacto en la energia - Blockchain and its Impact on Energy

Chilean Member Committee   /  National Events

13th Mar 08:00 to 14th Mar 2018 18:00
Skycity, Auckland, New Zealand

NZ Downstream - The Energy Sector's Annual Strategic Forum

New Zealand Member Committee   /  National Events

14th Mar 2018 17:30 to 20:00
City of Cape Town Electricity Headquarters, Cape Town, South Africa

ENERGY RENDEZVOUS - Cape Town

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

15th Mar 2018 13:00 to 16:30
Restaurant "Schmiede bei Pino", Berlin, Germany

World Energy Council-Global Gas Centre ENERGY Talk: "Natural Gas in an era of decarbonization"

Global Gas Centre   /  Members' Meetings

21st Mar 2018 08:00 to 17:00
PwC Berlin Office, Berlin, Germany

"Blockchain in the Energy Sector" Round Table

World Energy Leaders' Dialogue (WELD)   /  Global Events

4th Apr 08:00 to 5th Apr 2018 18:00
Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, Barranquilla, Colombia

2nd Renewable Energy Meeting

Colombian Member Committee   /  National Events

13th Apr to 14th Apr 2018
Budapest, Hungary

FEL Workshop | Energy Transition – Roles and Values

Future Energy Leaders Meetings   /  Members' Meetings

16th Apr 09:00 to 17th Apr 2018 17:00
Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, Germany

Tech Festival and Start Up Energy Transition 2018 Awards

Europe   /  Regional Events

17th Apr 09:45 to 19th Apr 2018 16:15
Kraftwerk Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany

EventHorizon 2018 l The Global Summit on Blockchain Technology in the Energy Sector

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

17th Apr 2018 17:30 to 20:00
Military Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa

ENERGY RENDEZVOUS: Why is Energy Efficiency Still on the To-Do-List?

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

19th Apr 2018 12:00 to 13:30
JacksonStone House, Wellington, New Zealand

The Big Issues for Energy

New Zealand Member Committee   /  National Events

22nd Apr 2018 08:00 to 11:00
Bogota, Colombia

Breakfast: High Level Meeting

Colombian Member Committee   /  National Events

24th Apr 09:30 to 25th Apr 2018 16:30
Handelskammer Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

12th German-African Energy Forum

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

3rd May 08:00 to 5th May 2018 18:00
Athens, Greece

3rd HAEE Conference: "Energy Transition": European and Global Perspectives

Global Gas Centre   /  Members' Meetings

15th May 2018 11:30 to 13:00
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, London, United Kingdom

Programme Committee

Programme Committee 2016 - 2019   /  Members' Meetings

15th May 2018 14:15 to 18:00
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, London, United Kingdom

Insights Workshop

TBD   /  Members' Meetings

16th May 2018 10:00 to 11:30
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, London, United Kingdom

Studies Committee

Studies Committee 2016-2019   /  Members' Meetings

16th May 2018 12:00 to 13:30
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, London, United Kingdom

Communications & Strategy Committee

Communications & Strategy Committee 2016-2019   /  Members' Meetings

16th May 2018 14:00 to 18:00
Swiss Re Corporations, London, United Kingdom

Future Energy Leaders Meeting

Future Energy Leaders Meetings   /  Members' Meetings

16th May 2018 17:30 to 20:00
Electricity Headquarters, Cape Town, South Africa

ENERGY RENDEZVOUS - Cape Town

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

17th May 2018 08:00 to 14:30
Novotel, Ottawa, Canada

Energy Council Board Meeting & Members’ Roundtable

Canada Member Committee   /  National Events

17th May 2018 08:00 to 18:00
Pereira, Colombia

Smart Grids Event

Colombian Member Committee   /  National Events

17th May 2018 13:00 to 18:00
Sala Fontana, Milan, Italy

EU Market Design & Energy Transition

Italian Member Committee   /  National Events

18th May 2018 08:00 to 18:00
Lausanne, Switzerland

GGC R&D Conference: Research and development in the gas industry: focus on new and future technologies

Global Gas Centre   /  Members' Meetings

24th May 08:00 to 26th May 2018 17:00
Expoforum, St Petersburg, Russian Federation

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

Russian Member Committee   /  National Events

29th May 2018 09:00 to 12:00
Club Español de la Energía, Madrid, Spain

Presentation of the Publication: Energy and Geostrategy 2018

Spain Member Committee   /  National Events

31st May 2018 09:30 to 17:30
Tokyo Gas Head Office, Tokyo, Japan

Asia Regional Meeting

Asia   /  Regional Events

6th Jun 2018 08:00 to 18:00
Berlin, Germany

Studie "Internationale Aspekte einer Power-to-X-Roadmap" Zweite Workshop / "International Aspects of a Power-to-X Roadmap" Study's Second Workshop

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

7th Jun 10:00 to 8th Jun 2018 16:00
Salons de l’Aéro-Club de France, Paris, France

7th European Energy Forum: “Oil and Gas in the Global Energy Transition”

French Member Committee   /  National Events

10th Jun 08:00 to 14th Jun 2018 18:00
Vox Maris Grand Resort, Costinesti, Romania

14th World Energy Council Central and Eastern Europe Energy Forum

Romanian Member Committee   /  National Events

12th Jun 2018 10:00 to 13:00
Sede di Utilitalia, Rome, Italy

Cyber Security Per Le Utility

Italian Member Committee   /  National Events

12th Jun 2018 17:30 to 20:00
Military Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa

ENERGY RENDEZVOUS - Johannesburg: Taking issue with the World Energy Issues Survey

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

13th Jun 09:00 to 14th Jun 2018 12:00
Hotel Cacique, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Latin America Energy Forum

Latin America & The Caribbean   /  Regional Events

13th Jun 19:00 to 14th Jun 2018 17:30
Bokado Salón y Restaurante, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

World Energy Leaders’ Summit (WELS), San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina 2018

World Energy Leaders' Summit (WELS)   /  Global Events

19th Jun to 20th Jun 2018
Tehran, Iran

12th International Energy Conference

Iranian Member Committee   /  National Events

19th Jun 2018 08:30 to 11:00
Finland Member Committee's office, Helsinki, Finland

Issues Monitor Breakfast Briefing

Finland Member Committee   /  National Events

20th Jun 2018 08:00 to 17:00
Berlin, Germany

Präsidialausschuss-Sitzung / Presidential Committee Meeting

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

22nd Jun 2018 13:30 to 17:45
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Berlin, Germany

Young Energy Forum: "Groko Reloaded – In der Energiepolitik nichts Neues?" / "GroKo Reloaded - Nothing new in the Energy Politics?"

Future Energy Leaders Meetings   /  Members' Meetings

2nd Jul 2018 14:00 to 14:45
Internet, Berlin, Germany

Webinar "Klimaschutz im Straßenverkehr" / "Climate Protection in Road Transport"

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

10th Jul 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Weiden am See, Austria

Mobilität im Kontext der Energiewende / Mobility in the Energy Transition Context

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

10th Jul 2018 13:30 to 17:00
Info-Center, Weiden am See, Austria

WEC Austria Network Meetup - Energie Burgenland / Netzwerktreffen - Energie Burgenland

Austrian Member Committee   /  National Events

2nd Aug 2018 08:00 to 18:00
Bucaramanga, Colombia

Hydrocarbons Event

Colombian Member Committee   /  National Events

3rd Aug 2018 12:00 to 13:30
Wellington, New Zealand

Power-to-X: the role of molecules in the next generation of energy

New Zealand Member Committee   /  National Events

8th Aug 2018 15:00 to 17:30
Praterstraße 2, Vienna, Austria

Ergebnispräsentation der YEP Arbeitsgruppe und Podiumsdiskussion - Digitalisierung in der Energiewirtschaft

Austrian Member Committee   /  National Events

24th Aug 2018 09:00 to 18:00
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

XI Gas & Energy Congress

Bolivian Member Committee   /  National Events

25th Aug 2018 09:00 to 10:00
Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Breakfast Meeting with the Minister of Energy

Ghana Member Committee   /  National Events

28th Aug 09:00 to 31st Aug 2018 17:00
Convention Centre Fexpocruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Foro del Gas, Petroquímica y Combustibles Verdes

Bolivian Member Committee   /  National Events

31st Aug 2018 18:45 to 23:00
Johannesburg, South Africa

2018 SANEA Energy Awards

South Africa Member Committee   /  National Events

4th Sep 2018 09:00 to 17:00
Nordic Hotel Forum, Tallinn, Estonia

Energy - Unconstrained

Estonian Member Committee   /  National Events

6th Sep 09:00 to 7th Sep 2018 17:00
Marriott Paris Rive Gauche, Paris, France

European Energy Scenarios Workshop

Europe   /  Regional Events

11th Sep 08:00 to 13th Sep 2018 18:00
Medellin, Colombia

2nd E-mobility Meeting

Colombian Member Committee   /  National Events

12th Sep 09:00 to 13th Sep 2018 17:00
Berlin, Germany

International Expert Talks on Oil & Gas

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

13th Sep 2018 09:30 to 13:00
Gaborone, Botswana

Botswana National World Energy Council Membership Meeting

Botswanan Member Committee   /  National Events

18th Sep 2018 08:00 to 18:00
Barcelona, Spain

GGC Meeting: "LNG applications: Evolution in LNG contract terms, Atlantic Basin and Pacific Basin"

Global Gas Centre   /  Members' Meetings

25th Sep 2018 09:00 to 14:30
Torre CEPSA, Madrid, Spain

"Energy futures: the Middle East and regional energy transitions"

Spain Member Committee   /  National Events

26th Sep 08:00 to 28th Sep 2018 19:00
Le Royal Hotel Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

International Beirut Energy Forum 2018 (9th Edition) - Digitalization in Sustainable Energy: Expanding the Investment Frontiers

Lebanon Member Committee   /  National Events

5th Oct 2018 09:00 to 18:00
Medellin, Colombia

Energy Efficiency

Colombian Member Committee   /  National Events

8th Oct to 11th Oct 2018
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

2018 World Energy Week

Executive Assembly Week   /  Global Events

8th Oct 08:00 to 11th Oct 2018 18:00
Milan, Italy

World Energy Week 2018

WEC Italy   /  Global Events

8th Oct 2018 08:30 to 10:30
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Programme Committee

Programme Committee 2016 - 2019   /  Members' Meetings

8th Oct 2018 11:00 to 13:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Studies Committee

Studies Committee 2016-2019   /  Members' Meetings

8th Oct 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Communications and Strategy Committee

Communications and Strategy Committee 2016-2019   /  Members' Meetings

8th Oct 2018 16:15 to 18:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Europe Regional Meeting

Europe   /  Regional Events

8th Oct 2018 16:15 to 18:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

North America Regional Meeting

North America   /  Regional Events

8th Oct 2018 16:15 to 18:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Middle East and Gulf Countries Regional Meeting

Middle East & North Africa   /  Regional Events

8th Oct 2018 16:15 to 18:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Asia Regional Meeting

Asia   /  Regional Events

8th Oct 2018 16:15 to 18:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Africa Regional Meeting

Africa   /  Regional Events

9th Oct 2018 07:45 to 10:15
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Finance Committee

Italian Member Committee   /  Members' Meetings

9th Oct 2018 08:30 to 17:30
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Secretaries Strategy Day

Executive Assembly Week   /  Global Events

9th Oct 2018 10:15 to 13:30
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Officers Council

World Energy Council - Officers Council   /  Members' Meetings

9th Oct 2018 16:00 to 19:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Executive Assembly

Executive Assembly Week   /  Global Events

10th Oct 2018 08:30 to 12:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Parallel Workshop

Italian Member Committee   /  National Events

10th Oct 2018 09:00 to 17:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Energy Transition Summit

Energy Trilemma Summit   /  Global Events

10th Oct 2018 12:45 to 14:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Parallel Lunch-Debates

Italian Member Committee   /  National Events

11th Oct 2018 08:00 to 17:00
Marriott Milano, Milan 20146, Italy

World Energy Leaders' Summit - Milano, Italy

World Energy Leaders' Summit (WELS)   /  Global Events

11th Oct 2018 08:30 to 13:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Parallel Workshop

Italian Member Committee   /  National Events

11th Oct 2018 08:30 to 18:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Italian Energy Day

Italian Member Committee   /  National Events

11th Oct 2018 08:30 to 12:45
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Future Energy Leaders' Summit

Future Energy Leaders’ Summit   /  Members' Meetings

11th Oct 2018 09:00 to 17:00
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

World Energy Leaders' Summit

World Energy Leaders' Summit (WELS)   /  Global Events

11th Oct 2018 12:30 to 17:30
Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy

Future Energy Leaders' Workshops

Future Energy Leaders Meetings   /  Members' Meetings

18th Oct 2018 08:00 to 17:00
Berlin, Germany

Energietag 2018

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

18th Oct 09:00 to 19th Oct 2018 13:00
50Hertz Transmission GmbH, Berlin, Germany

5th World Energy Council Baltic Sea Round Table 2018

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

18th Oct 2018 09:30 to 15:30
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, Germany

Energy Day 2018

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

19th Oct 2018 08:00 to 17:00
Berlin, Germany

WEC Baltic Sea Region - Roundtable 2018

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

23rd Oct 2018 09:00 to 16:30
Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Tampere, Finland

Energy Day

Finland Member Committee   /  National Events

23rd Oct 2018 09:00 to 12:30
Tampere, Finland

The Finnish Energy Day

Finland Member Committee   /  National Events

24th Oct 2018 14:00 to 18:00
Vienna, Austria

General Assembly of WEC Austria

Austrian Member Committee   /  National Events

24th Oct 2018 15:00 to 17:00
Praterstraße 2, Vienna, Austria

Digitalisierung in der Energiewirtschaft

Austrian Member Committee   /  National Events

30th Oct 09:00 to 31st Oct 2018 17:00
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Gulf Regional Energy Scenarios Workshop

Middle East & North Africa   /  Regional Events

31st Oct 08:15 to 1st Nov 2018 19:00
Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand

2018 Asia Pacific Energy Leader's Summit - 3D Vision : New Energy Perspectives -

New Zealand Member Committee   /  National Events

6th Nov 09:00 to 8th Nov 2018 17:00
Messe Wien, Vienna, Austria

European Utility Week 2018

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

10th Nov 2018 08:00 to 12:00
Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Capacity building & Stakeholders workshop

Ghana Member Committee   /  National Events

14th Nov 08:00 to 15th Nov 2018 12:00
Telus Convention Centre, Calgary, Canada

North America Region Energy Forum

North America   /  Regional Events

14th Nov 2018 09:00 to 17:00
Calgary, Canada

2018 North America Region Energy Forum

North America   /  Regional Events

15th Nov 2018 08:30 to 17:00
Calgary, Canada

2018 Canadian Energy Person of the Year

Canada Member Committee   /  National Events

15th Nov 2018 17:00
Calgary, Canada

Energy Council Board Meeting

Canada Member Committee   /  National Events

16th Nov 2018 10:00 to 13:00
Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, Berlin, Germany

World Energy Outlook 2018

Germany Member Committee   /  National Events

26th Nov 2018 08:00 to 18:00
European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

GGC Meeting: Committee and General Meeting, and High-Level roundtable

Global Gas Centre   /  Members' Meetings

10th Dec 08:00 to 12th Dec 2018 17:00
Toronto, Canada

Toronto Global Forum Energy Panel Breakfast

Canada Member Committee   /  National Events