The APPEA 2020 Conference Program will drive in-depth discussion and debate for the industry and its leaders with the theme – Energy for a better Australia. International experts and Australian industry leaders will provide up-to-date analysis, case studies and technical know-how on the big issues facing our industry. Politicians, executives and analysts will discuss the policy concerns confronting us. Combined with an array of business networking events, APPEA 2020 is the place to form new partnerships and strengthen existing ones.
New for 2020 is the APPEA Panel Series – 3 sessions within the Technical and Business Program that will deliver free flowing discussion and debate on a current, relevant topic that is crucial for our industry. Subjects and line ups will be rolled out from March onwards.
APPEA’s keynote speaker program, boasting over 20 international and national industry leaders, stakeholders and global influencers, will be rolled out from March 2020.
Please note the most up-to-date version of the program is noted in the body of this web page below ↓
Click the sessions below to expand and see further information. Plenary speaker information will be linked in late February 2020. * Depicts the presenter if not the lead author.
Introduction to the oil & gas industry
This seminar will give a broad understanding of the Australian oil and gas industry.
Attendees will gain an appreciation of the geological, technical and economic aspects of the industry, features of the onshore and offshore environments, as well as the exploration, development and production phases. The seminars offer an invaluable opportunity to understand the key characteristics and global context of Australia’s oil and gas industry, and come to grips with its key concepts and terminology.
Join your fellow delegates and collect your registration packs prior to attending the opening Welcome Reception at 6.00pm.
As the APPEA Conference celebrates 60 years, join as we step back in time to the groovy 1960’s! The ‘APPEA diner’ will be rocking with the smooth sounds of the Beatles, Sony & Cher and more.
The largest social gathering of the conference – this is a fun filled setting to get a taste of the quality networking the next 3 days will deliver.
By Invitation Only
In recognition of the valuable contribution to the conference program, all presenters are invited to this breakfast. A great opportunity to meet fellow presenters and gain a valuable technical & audio visual briefing prior to presenting.
Meet with the industry’s leading explorers, producers and suppliers in this one-stop-shop exhibition of the best the Australian and international oil and gas industry has to offer. The Exhibition will provide an exceptional opportunity to view the latest technologies and the newest advances in the oil and gas industry.
Take the opportunity as an oil and gas supplier to host your clients in the vibrant city of Perth. As a delegate – accept the invitations from suppliers and clients or from fellow delegates to expand your networks or reinforce current partnerships.
Develop your business relationships, do deals, collaborate, share ideas, and be inspired as you meet the leading explorers, producers, suppliers and educators of our industry all showcasing their brands and products in the APPEA Exhibition Hall.
Need a private meeting with your client? APPEA in partnership with KPMG delivers the KPMG Meeting Zone – a custom made section of the exhibition floor delivering the ideal place to meet in hourly segments, with two private meeting zones. Available for bookings in advance and/or onsite.
The APPEA conference technical program incorporates an extensive poster series displayed in the exhibition hall. Enjoy your tea break whilst perusing the posters.
All delegates are invited to enjoy lunch in the exhibition halls. Explore the exhibits that represent the complete supply chain of the oil and gas industry. Make new industry contacts and expand your business through international and national connections.
APPEA invites you to a special evening of mystery and glamour at the APPEA 2020 Conference Dinner Masquerade Ball. Recognising the 60th year of the conference, the evening will include all the glamour of the APPEA dinner and the announcement of the prestigious APPEA Excellence Awards. Its a chance to relax and party as award winning entertainment will light up the stage as we dance the night away.
Last year’s event sold out, so book your individual ticket or table now to avoid missing out on one of the most popular events on the industry calendar.
Join us for the final day of the APPEA 2020 Exhibition. The perfect place to visit an array of exhibiting companies and catch up with your business contacts.
Note: the exhibition closes at 3pm today.
All delegates are invited to enjoy lunch in the exhibition halls as you explore the exhibits that represent the leading producers and suppliers in the oil and gas industry. The exhibition will close after lunch today.
By Invitation Only
APPEA thanks its authors who have delivered the high-calibre papers and presentations as part of the technical and business program. These presentations play a significant role in the continuing success of the
conference and are compiled to become the prestigious APPEA Journal. This lunch is a fantastic opportunity to mix and mingle with your fellow authors and listen to a guest speaker before the final conference session for 2020.
Whether it’s a meeting with a new business contact, following up a lead or simply sitting back to relax with a coffee, the EY Collaboration Centre is the place to be. A number are scheduled ‘hot topics’ and issues in the industry will be explored at the collaboration centre. Join fellow delegates, APPEA & EY specialists, along with conference speakers for lively discussion and networking.
2019 Australian Oilfield Golf Tournament (AOGT)
Friday 31 May 2019
Organised by AOGT 2019 Committee
The Australian Oilfield Golf Tournament (AOGT) has been a staple feature that follows the APPEA annual conference and has been going for over 50 years. The tournament is brought to you by a committee of dedicated volunteers from the oil and gas industry .