MEPEC 2013 Schedule
|28th Sept.||29th Sept.||30th Sept.||1st Oct.||2nd Oct.|
|8:30||All Day Workshops||All Day Workshops||Plenary Session 1||8:30|
|9:00||Plenary Session 3||Plenary Session 5||9:00|
|10:00||Coffee Break & Exhibition Opening||Coffee Break||Coffee Break||10:00|
|10:30||Plenary Session 2||Plenary Session 4||Plenary Session 6||10:30|
|11:45||Parallel Technical Sessions||Special Session||Parallel Technical Sessions||Special Session||Parallel Technical Sessions||Special Session||11:45|
|12:45||Delegate Luncheon||Delegate Luncheon||Delegate Luncheon||12:45|
|14:00||Parallel Technical Sessions||Special Session||Parallel Technical Sessions||Special Session||Parallel Technical Sessions||Special Session||14:00|
|15:00||Coffee Break||Coffee Break||Coffee Break||15:00|
|15:30||Parallel Technical Sessions||Parallel Technical Sessions||15:30|
|18:00||Opening Ceremony||Gala Reception||18:00|
Exhibition Timing: Monday:10:00 - 17:30 | Tuesday: 9:30 - 17:30 | Wednesday: 9:30 - 16:30
The opening ceremony for the Middle East Process Engineering Conference and Exhibition 2013 will be held at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain, on Sunday, 29th September 2013, followed by a Gala Dinner.
Senior executives hold the Plenary Sessions designed to discuss important topics from renowned national and international companies, government bodies and other institutions. These sessions will see 5 speakers on the first and 4 in each following Plenary Session. Each session will have 1 Session Chairman. Each speaker will have 15 minutes to present in-depth reviews and analyses of the selected topic, from a scientific, managerial, sustainable and practical angle, bringing out the implications of the progress described. The Session Chairman will moderate the Q&A at the end.
Special Sessions are meant to be highly interactive and are designed to promote dialogue and free discussion of topics amongst industry leaders and discussion makers. Some of the topics identified are Investment, Water and Materials.
These Special Sessions will be conducted in the ‘Round Table’ format and will be by invitation only. Each panel will consist of 3 Industry Experts and 1 Session Chairman and is over the course of 1 hour. Opening remarks are brief in order to allow maximum time for audience participation. Each panelist speaks for 5 minutes maximum to lay out the issues. There is ample time for speakers to elaborate on their views during the course of the session.
Technical Sessions will be conducted by industry experts from various Operators, Technology and Solution Providers, and industrial researchers from academics and research organizations. The Technical Sessions will be conducted in 2 formats.
- Authors of oral papers will be given 15 minutes to present his/her paper and at the end of these presentations a quick Q&A session will be held. Each of these sessions will have 3 Industry Expert speakers with 1 Session Chairman. These sessions will cover over 60 Industry experts.
- Authors selected to present at the MEPEC Technical Arena (MTA), part of the Digital Poster Plaza, will have 20 minutes with 5 minutes additional to engage in questions and answers. Each auditorium will be equipped with computer stations, an LCD screen and a laptop PC. Visitors will also be given access to all poster presentations at any given time on a number of computers available on the stand. The timings allocated for such presentations will allow 27 speakers to present each day with a total of 81 presentations over three days.