Qatar to Host 17th GPCA Forum, GPCA Youth Forum Next December

Doha, – The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) announced the organization of 17th Annual GPCA Forum for the first time in Doha, hosted by QatarEnergy, from Dec. 4-6, 2023 at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

HE Minister of State for Energy Affairs, and President & CEO, QatarEnergy Saad Sherida Al Kaabi will inaugurate the forum’s activities, which will be held under the theme Mobilising chemistry for impactful transformation.

Secretary General of GPCA Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun said that time is fast approaching for the 17th Annual GPCA Forum, which will be hosted this December for the very first time in Qatar, the birthplace of the petrochemical industry in the region. As the home to the regions second largest petrochemical sector, Qatar is a beacon of investment opportunities, innovation and knowledge sharing not just for chemical and petrochemical firms in the region but also for industry players globally.

Over three days, the forum will unpack important themes, from the clean energy transition to the role of chemistry in sustainability, industry consolidation, future of trade, the global macroeconomic outlook, innovation, and much more.

Leading chemical industry CEOs from the region and globally will converge for dialogue and exchange views and experiences on pressing issues, with over 2,500 delegates representing a wide segment of the sector.

This year, the forum will return in a spectacular format, bringing a variety of new and improved features, an extended conference program and ample exhibition opportunities. For the first time delegates will immerse themselves in the inaugural Solutions Xchange an interactive knowledge-sharing platform, providing practical solutions and insights designed to shape the chemical industrys future.

The 5th GPCA Legacy Awards “Al-Rowad” will also take place on Day 1 to recognize one outstanding chemical industry pioneer for their contribution to the evolution of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf. The 2nd edition of the GPCA Youth Forum will take place from 4-6 December 2023 to offer a holistic networking experience to over 400 attendees.

Delegates will experience the GCC Petrochemicals Journey, meticulously curated for the event, as well as the Sustainability District designed to highlight the industrys sustainable practices.

Source: Qatar News Agency