HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gastech, the world’s largest gathering of natural gas, LNG and energy professionals, today announced that Dr. Michio Kaku will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 conference and exhibition, which will take place September 17-19 at the NRG Center in Houston. Dr. Kaku will open the 2019 conference, where he will discuss the future of the energy sector and what the industry will look like in 30 to 40 years.
Dr. Kaku is often viewed as a popularizer of science. He is an American theoretical physicist, futurist and a professor of theoretical physics at the City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center. Dr. Kaku has written several books, many of which are New York Times best sellers, including: Physics of the Impossible; Physics of the Future; and The Future of the Mind. He also appears frequently on radio, television and film and has hosted several television specials for BBC, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, and the Science Channel.
“The panel discussions and presentations at Gastech address current gas and LNG issues while also looking to 2020 and beyond,” said Jenny Kelly, conference director for Gastech 2019. “Dr. Kaku has an exceptional ability to challenge his audiences to think about futuristic, complex concepts, which is relevant to the industry leaders and pioneers attending Gastech who must anticipate and plan for the future of global energy marketplace,” said Kelly.
Gastech 2019 which is expected to attract 35,000 industry professionals, includes over 180 presentations and panels with more than 400 speakers, as well as a Plenary Conference, Strategic and Technical Conferences, a VIP Global Leaders’ Summit and five Spotlight Programs: Asia LNG Market Development Forum; Energy Talent Exchange; Gas for Transportation Forum; Power & Energy; Diversity & Inclusion in Energy; and Young Gastech.
Registration is open for Gastech 2019. For more information, visit the conference website here.
Gastech 2019 continues the program’s track record as the most comprehensive global gas and LNG event, bringing together upstream, midstream and downstream professionals to convene and conduct business.
The event spans nearly 590,000 square feet of exhibition space, showcasing over 700 international, regional and local exhibitors while gathering over 35,000 international professionals from across the global gas, LNG and energy industries. More than 3,500 delegates and 1,200 ministers, government officials, presidents, managing directors, CEOs and chairmen will hear from 400 senior speakers from across all industry sectors. Gastech’s website is www.gastechevent.com.
Gastech is a flagship event among dmg events’ 80 event portfolio. dmg events is an international exhibitions and publishing company serving professional communities in diverse industries including construction, energy, coatings, transport, hospitality and design.
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