Riyadh, Saudi Arabia7-9 February 2016
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SWEF - Saudi Water & Electricity Forum

The Premier Water & Electricity Conference & Exhibition of Saudi Arabia

7 -9 February 2016 | Riyadh | Saudi Arabia | Al Faisaliah Hotel

Held under the patronage of His Excellency, Abdullah Al-Hussayen, Minister of Water & Electricity, and Chaired by His Excellency, Dr. Saleh Al-Awaji, Deputy Minister of Electricity & Chairman of the BoardSaudi Electricity Company, SWEF is the premier strategic meeting of the water and electricity industries of Saudi Arabia.

The conference and exhibition takes place in Riyadh, the heart of the industry and will provide a strategic forum with policy announcements, multi-billion dollar tender announcements and project updates attracting both local and international industry players.

With the key industry and Government decision makers under one roof, this is the must-attend event if you are looking to do business in KSA.


SWEF is Endorsed By


“SWEF will take a fresh look at the opportunities for participation and will focus on how we can work together to meet growing demand for more efficient use and sustainable water and power.”

H.E. Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman Al HusseinMinister of Water & Electricity


Key Highlights From the 2015 Event:

  • Prince Turki Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz officially opened the Forum at the Inauguration Ceremony
  • H.E. Abdullah Al-Hussayen the Minister of Water & Electricity delivered the opening keynote speech to over 400 delegates
  • The KAUST president Dr. Jean-Lou Chameau delivered a speech to the room
  • SEC and GE won the SWEF award for innovation. The award was collected by Ziyad Al Shiha, Chairman and CEO of SEC and John Rice, Vice Chairman of G.E.
  • SWCC signed a deal with Korean GMVP for access to the latest technologies for converting saline water into potable water, see coverage here


“This was our first participation in the SWEF and I found the conference very useful for gaining knowledge of the industry and expanding our network”

Rob Henson, Manager, Business Development, VSMPO Tirus US

Previous Speakers Include

Click here for the full list of speakers


2015 Opening Keynote Session – left to right:
Dr Bakr Hamzah Khoshaim, Chairman, Khoshaim Holding Co.& Power and Energy Consultant, H.E. Dr Saleh Alawaji, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Saudi Electricity Company & Deputy Minister for Electricity, Ministry of Water & Electricity,
H.E. Dr Abdullah Al-Shehri, Governor, Electricity & Co-Generation Regulatory Authority (ECRA)
H.E. Dr AbdulRahman Al-Ibrahim, Governor, SWCC,
H.E. Dr Loay Bin Ahmad Al-Musallam, Chief Executive Officer, National Water Company
Dr Maher Al-Odan, Head of Research, Development & Innovation, K.A CARE

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2015 SWCC Session- left to right:
Dr Abdullah AlAlshaikh, Deputy Governor for Planning & Development, SWCC & President, IDA, Eng Abdullah Al-Breakeit, Deputy Governor of Projects, SWCC, H.E. Dr AbdulRahman Al-Ibrahim, Governor, SWCC, Eng Othman Al-Najdi, Deputy Governor Operations & Maintenance, SWCC’
Eng Yahya AlKhoshi, Researcher, K.A. CARE




Get Involved

Enquire Today for SWEF in February 2016, Contact Chris Hugall on SWEFenq@thecwcgroup.com or call +44 20 7978 0084



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