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Submit Your Call for Abstracts for the 29th World Gas Conference (Wgc2025) in Beijing, China

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London/Beijing, 21 March 2024 – The 29th World Gas Conference (WGC2025) is thrilled to extend an invitation to industry experts, innovators, and thought-leaders to contribute their ground-breaking research, insights, and expertise to the WGC2025 Call for Abstracts.


WGC2025, presented by the International Gas Union (IGU) and hosted by Beijing Gas, is the most prestigious event in the global energy calendar. Set to unfold from 19-23 May 2025 in Beijing, China, the conference and exhibition will unite prominent key stakeholders, policymakers, and professionals from the international gas and energy sectors.


The Call for Abstracts presents a distinctive opportunity to engage in discussions covering both technical and commercial aspects within the Industry Insights and Technology & Innovation Centre sessions throughout the four-day conference program. By submitting an abstract, participants can demonstrate their expertise across a wide range of topics and address the global WGC2025 audience of 3,500 delegates.


"WGC2025 provides an excellent platform for the future of energy, and we eagerly anticipate your active participation in Beijing, China. Together, we can significantly shape the event theme Energising a Sustainable Future and influence the trajectory of gas in the global energy landscape," said Dr Yang Lei, Chair of the IGU Coordination Committee.


The WGC2025 programme will consist of Plenary, Current Debates, Industry Insights and Technology & Innovation Centre sessions. Industry Insight sessions offer vital gas industry information, supporting businesses, policymakers, investors, and stakeholders in informed decision-making, trend identification, and maintaining competitiveness. Meanwhile, Technology & Innovation Centre sessions will showcase ground-breaking advancements with transformative impacts on daily life, industries, and society. Fuelled by scientific knowledge and creativity, these innovations generate novel products, processes, or systems.


The IGU has established 11 Committees and 3 Task Forces that have curated a range of pertinent topics addressing the opportunities and current challenges confronting the gas and energy industry, setting it apart from other global industry events. Once submissions are received, these abstracts will undergo a thorough review process led by the committee members. The selected abstracts will then be integrated into the programme alongside invited senior-level speakers. The submission deadline for the Call for Abstracts is 30 September 2024.


WGC2025 is anticipated to attract over 30,000 representatives from the gas and energy sector, including policymakers, business leaders, decision-makers, customers, NGOs, and global financial professionals. The event is expected to draw 500+ speakers in approximately 100 sessions across the 4-day programme along with 360+ energy related exhibition stands at the China National Convention Center (CNCC II). WGC2025 will offer an authentic, first-class experience and don’t miss the opportunity to network within the entire global gas industry.


For additional details about the Call for Abstracts, including the topics and submission guidelines, please visit our website at CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and CALL FOR ABSTRACTS GUIDELINE.


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About the 29th World Gas Conference (WGC2025)

The World Gas Conference is a triennial conference and exhibition uniting industry leaders, policymakers, and experts worldwide to collaborate on the future of the gas and energy sector. It serves as a hub for knowledge exchange, networking, and showcasing industry innovations. The 29th edition is scheduled for 19-23 May 2025, in Beijing, China. Anticipating over 30,000 participants from various gas and energy domains, including policymakers, business leaders, decision-makers, customers, NGOs, media, and financial professionals, WGC2025 will feature 500+ speakers in approximately 100 sessions across a 4-day programme. With 360+ energy-related companies showcasing their innovations at the China National Convention Center (CNCC II), WGC2025 promises an authentic, top-tier experience, offering unparalleled networking opportunities within the global gas and energy industry. www.wgc2025.com


About the Owners and Host of WGC2025
International Gas Union (IGU)

Founded in 1931 the International Gas Union (IGU) represents the global gas industry with more than 150 members in over 80 countries, covering over 90% of the global gas market. The working organisation of IGU covers the complete gas value chain, from the supply of natural and decarbonised gas, renewable gas, and hydrogen, through their transmission and distribution, and all the way to the point of use.

As the global voice of gas, IGU seeks to improve the quality of life by advancing gas as a key contributor to a sustainable energy future. The IGU is proud to present the premiere global event for our industry – the World Gas Conference. www.igu.org  


Host Partner – Beijing Gas

Beijing Gas Group Co., Ltd. (or "Beijing Gas") is a state-owned enterprise with a history of more than 60 years. Beijing Gas is China’s largest city gas company for its distribution volume to a single city among our peers, with pipeline network scale, number of gas users, annual gas consumption, and annual sales revenue ranking among the top ones in China. We have accumulative gas supply exceeding 100 bcm, annual gas supply over 10 bcm, and daily gas supply over 100 million cubic meters, making Beijing the first city in China with annual gas distribution volume exceeding 10 bcm, ranking the second in the world. www.bjgas.com/en


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Email: marketing@wgc2025.com

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