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Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province

EMERGING LEADERS FORUM - International Young Professionals (YPs)

Calling all future leaders looking to enhance their professional and management skills! The IPTC Emerging Leaders Forum will offer the opportunity for YPs to get together for a day of inspiration, education, and collaboration.

This interactive one-day programme aims to bring together high-performing individuals, who are at the earlier stages of their careers. The Forum will appeal to YPs looking to advance into management and hone their professional skills by learning from key executives in the industry.  Additionally, this event will give emerging leaders the chance to engage with their peers to discuss the industry, and how the new era of leaders will contribute to its future development.  The emerging leaders will also have the chance to engage with industry and management professionals from around the globe, providing attendees with the chance to debate critical issues, develop vital skills needed for the future of work, and address key challenges.  Activities may include leadership simulation training, panel and speaker sessions, round table discussions, and more.  

A Young Professional (YP) is defined as someone aged 38 or below or having less than 10 years of experience in the industry.

In this edition of the Emerging Leaders Forum, we present an engaging Workshop to prepare you for your future career.

About the Forum

In today’s rapidly changing energy landscape, it is crucial for emerging leaders to stay ahead of the curve and develop a deep understanding of the complexities and opportunities. Embark on a transformative journey at our full-day forum crafted exclusively for emerging leaders in the dynamic energy sector. Delve into the intricacies of the energy transition, explore the carbon market, and discover innovative approaches to position yourself for success. Gain insights from industry experts, solve real-world challenges, uncover future career paths, and equip yourself with the tools needed to navigate the evolving energy landscape. Join us for a day of growth, networking, and empowerment as we collaboratively shape the future of energy leadership together!

The forum will be delivered by a leading carbon management entity on the international stage. It will cover an overview on sustainability and carbon circularity, the different technical and financial tools for the oil & gas industry to reach their emission targets, and the future pathways for Young Professionals to lead the energy transition in a just and equitable manner.


Keynote Speaker 


Forum Details

Forum Schedule - Tuesday, 13 February


08:30 -


Welcoming and Refreshments

09:15 -


Opening Remarks from the Chair and Co-Chair

09:30 -


Keynote Address by Musaab AlMulla, Vice President, Energy and Economic Insights, Saudi Aramco

9:45 -


Entrima Workshop: Introduction to the EnergyStop sharing Transition

10:15  -


Entrima Workshop: Compulsory and Voluntary Carbon Markets

12:15 -


Lunch and Prayers

14:00 -


Panel: The Intersection of Finance, Strategy, and Technology to Reach Net Zero

15:00 -


Entrima Workshop: Trading Carbon Credits 

15:30 -


Entrima Workshop: Beyond Carbon Markets – CCUS, Clean Hydrogen, and Renewables Deployment

16:00 -


Entrima Workshop: Way Forward – Future Pathways for Young Professionals in the Oil & Gas Industry







The Intersection of Finance, Strategy, and Technology to Reach Net Zero

This discussion aims to navigate the complex intersection of finance, strategy, and technology as organizations strive to reach net-zero goals. Leading industry executives, global policy experts, and tech leaders will converge to dissect the challenges and opportunities embedded in this transformative journey. Through insightful discussions, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how the integration of these three pillars can drive sustainable practices and foster innovation in the pursuit of net-zero objectives. Join us as we unravel the strategies, technological advancements, and financial considerations essential for navigating this dynamic process towards a sustainable future.






Entrima Workshop

Welcome to an enriching workshop hosted by Entrima, a world-leading training institute from the Netherlands. Join us for a transformative experience delving into the realms of energy transition, carbon markets, CCUS, clean hydrogen, and the pivotal role financial tools play in achieving net zero in the energy sector. Led by experts, this workshop promises to elevate your understanding and proficiency in these crucial areas. Explore future pathways as we empower energy professionals to lead the industry towards a sustainable, net-zero future. Get ready to embark on a journey of knowledge and innovation with Entrima as your guide.