Riyadh, Saudi Arabia7-9 February 2016

SWEF - Saudi Water & Electricity Forum

Where Industry Leaders Meet the Saudi Government

6 -12 February 2016 | Riyadh | Saudi Arabia | Al Faisaliah Hotel

The 10th edition of the Saudi Water & Electricity Forum (SWEF), took place in  Riyadh – the heart of the water and power industry!

The annual forum and exhibition for the water and power stakeholders held under the Ministry of Water & Electricity patronage and produced by the CWC Group was extremely successful with over 400 delegates, 110 exhibitors and over 2500 visitors.

“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

Some Key Highlights For You:

• 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.



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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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




Distinguished Speakers for the 10th Anniversary Include:

Click here for the full list of speakers

“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 Hussein, Minister of Water & Electricity

Get Involved!

Enquire Today for SWEF11 in February 2016! Contact Chris Hugall on SWPFEnq@thecwcgroup.com or call +44 20 7978 0084


 MOU signed on stage between SWCC & a Korean research centre Global MVP (GMVP)

- Forum Inauguration Session – featuring keynote speeches from The Minister, H.E Abdullah Al Hussayen, Dr. Jean-Lou Chameau, KAUST and Dr. Adil Bushnak, Moya Bushnak