The American Middle East Institute’s 6th Annual Business Conference, on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a high-end gathering of American and Middle East decision makers from leading companies and influential organizations focused on energy industry market opportunities and water as a critical resource. The conference will introduce attendees to innovators in upstream, midstream, and downstream energy production with special emphasis on the United States boom in shale gas production, particularly in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York.
The conference will also introduce a dynamic new water industry support organization – The Water Economy Network (WEN). WEN is at the heart of a new global water center and support research, innovation and business development around the water industry.
Business Conference Panel Discussions:
Panel One: Global Shale Plays – Propelling the Natural Gas Revolution
This panel will feature the major industry players leading the global shale gas revolution, particularly within the United States, including the booming tri-state region of southwestern Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.
Panel Two: Downstream Renaissance – Economic Transformation for Consumers
Opportunities abound in the newly resurgent petrochemical industry that shale gas production supports, leading to increases manufacturing from everything to automotive parts to new kinds of “green” building materials.
Panel Three: Accelerating Innovation – Trends, Solutions in the Energy-Water Nexus
This panel will highlight the changing needs of the energy industry with respect to water, key areas of innovation that are meeting those needs, and the channels through which important innovations are occurring.
Panel Four: Alternative Energy – Doing Business in the Middle East’s Growing Renewable Energy Sector
This panel will present a special look at the state of business in all energy sectors, including alternative energy, an important growth business in the Middle East.
For up to date information on the panels, panelists, featured speakers, and sponsorship information please visit – www.AmericanMEI.org, email – firstname.lastname@example.org or call- 412.995.0076.
Pittsburgh Technology Council Members are being offered a discount on attendance:
Direct Link to Energy & Water Tickets at Fairmont-Pittsburgh Oct 29, 9AM-2:30PM:
Discount code: AMEI50
(Provides 50% discount to Business Conference at Fairmont)
Direct Link to Colin Powell Tickets-lecture only-at Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Oct 29, 8PM:
Discount code: Powell25