Based on the results of the World Petroleum Council’s meeting that took place at the 22nd World Petroleum Congress on July 9, 2017 in Istanbul (Turkey Republic), Saint Petersburg was unanimously chosen as a city that will host for the 6th WPC Future Leaders Forum.
The Forum is the second most important and big event (after the triennial World Petroleum Congress) organized by the World Petroleum Council. It represents a unique platform for experience and ideas sharing, deepening knowledge in advanced technologies and achievements of the industry, developing new skills, becoming part of the international network of young energy professionals.
The Forum targets to host about 2000 young specialists, students and post-graduate students.
This event gives participants an opportunity to address the challenges the industry is facing now facing the industry, to strengthen collaboration with the world energy leaders and experts.
The 6th WPC Future Leaders Forum will be held from 23 to 28 June 2019 at the multifunctional international student campus “Gorny” of the St. Petersburg Mining University.
The organizer of the event in St. Petersburg is the Russian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council (RNC WPC) that has rich experience in organization of international high-level events. In particular the 21st World Petroleum Congress held in 2014 in Moscow that gathered more than 16,000 participants from 119 countries, 30 ministers and about 700 speakers. The volunteer program of the 21st World Petroleum Congress, according to the WPC Executive Committee members, was recognized as the best in the history of the event.