Congress Programme

Special Events


19.00 to 22:00

22nd WPC OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY & DEWHURST AWARD

Keynote Speakers including:
• Besim Sisman, Chairman of the Turkish Organising Committee and CEO, TP, Turkey
• Jozsef Toth, President, World Petroleum Council
• Ceremonial Handover from Alexander Novak, Host of 21st WPC and Minister of Energy, Russia
• H.E. Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey

Presentation of the Dewhurst Award:
• Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State of the United States of America

Dewhurst Award

Date: 9 July 2017
Time: 19.00 pm -22.00 pm
Location: Istanbul Congress Center (ICC)
Address: Harbiye Mahallesi No: 34367 Şişli/ Istanbul
Website: www.iccistanbul.com
Dress code: Business attire / Coctail


About Istanbul Congress Center (ICC)

Istanbul Congress Center is situated in the Congress Valley in Taksim-Nişantaşı district, the most elegant and central destination in Istanbul. Various prominent cafes, restaurants, hotels and shopping facilities surround ICC. Istanbul Congress Center is close to most of the commercial and cultural spots of the city, making ICC a privileged and unique place for guests.

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18.00 to 22:00

TURKISH NIGHT

Location: TERRACE OF LÜTFİ KIRDAR CONGRESS CENTER (ICEC)

18.00 to 22:00

Young Professionals Gathering

Location: Military Museum Inner Garden



13.15 to 14:00

WPC EXCELLENCE AWARDS


16.00 to 16:45

CLOSING CEREMONY

Turkey will officially pass over the flag to the next host country for 2020 in a joyous celebration. The meeting of the cultures will formally close the 22nd World Petroleum Congress on the night of the 13th of July.