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South Asia LPG Summit 2019

LPG Capacity In Bangladesh To Soar To New Heights
3 - 4 March 2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh

ALPGS 2018 INSIGHTS

Demand for LPG in Bangladesh is growing exponentially and currently Bangladesh LPG demand is approximately 600,000 MT and projected to be more than 1,400,000 MT by 2022**. Increasing energy demand and projected shortage of natural gas are bolstering this growth driven by increasing use of LPG in the household, industry and real estate sectors.

Semi-urban and rural households have already moved away from traditional fuels (wood/ teak) and are rapidly adopting LPG. It offers portability and convenience which traditional fuels simply cannot compete with. This unique event in Bangladesh in March this year brought together more than 1500 business representatives, government and officials for 2 days, helping to enhance sustainable business development opportunities across South Asia.

This Forum hopes to bring forward this momentum for 2019 and beyond. LPG Summit is the place to be seen when it comes to the LPG Business in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and other neighbouring countries in the region, all of which have been developing important LPG markets of their own.

Conference Agenda

Location: Main Conference Hall

  • Government
  • Secretary General, LPG/LNG Association
  • Michael Kelly, Deputy Managing Director, WLPGA

Location: Main Conference Hall

  • Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem, Secretary, Energy & Mineral Resources Division, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources
  • Brigadier General, Ali Ahmed Khan, psc, Director General, Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence
  • Md. Shamsur Rahman, Chairman, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation
  • Tanzeem Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Planning & Business Development, Omera
  • Bashundhara
  • Md. Shafiul Islam (Mohiuddin), President, The Federation Of Bangladesh Chambers Of Commerce And Industry (FBCCI)
  • Michael Kelly, Deputy Managing Director, WLPGA
  • Asna Towfiq, Country Manager - Bangladesh, Clean Cooking Alliance
  • LPG Association of Bangladesh
  • Other honourable stakeholders

Location: Main Conference Hall

David Appleton, Senior Analys, Argus Media
=> Followed by a Q&A

Location: Main Conference Hall

Is LPG just a bridging, or a gap, fuel or can it have a more permanent place in the energy mix? What will the energy mix look like in 2030? LPG is a fossil fuel but does it have a place in a low carbon world? These are some of the questions that the distinguished panel will address.

Suggested Moderator: Mr. Mollah Amzad Hossain, Energy Editor, Energy & Power

    Suggested Panelists:
  • Md. Sarwar Alam, Director (Joint Secretary), Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation
  • Brigadier General, Ali Ahmed Khan, psc, Director General Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence
  • Tanzeem Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Planning & Business Development, Omera
  • Bashundhara
  • Saidul Islam, Managing Director, Laugfsgas
  • Col. Akhtar Kamal, psc, Director, Intraco LPG
  • David Tyler, Director, WLPGA

Location: Main Conference Hall

Funding the investment for infrastructure, the types of infrastructure that needs to be developed and how, the role of local and foreign investment, and the importance of supportive government policy. The LPG business in Bangladesh seeks to grow and this panel aims to discuss how to secure investment and make good use of investment towards growth.

Moderator: Hayoung Lee, Regional Lead, Asia, Chemicals and Fertilizers, IFC, World Bank Group
Michael Kelly, Deputy Managing Director, WLPGA

    Suggested panellists:
  • Md. Abul Monsur, Additional Secretary, Energy & Mineral Resources Division, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources,
  • Tanzeem Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Planning & Business Development, Omera
  • Bashundhara
  • Mr. Hans Jacobs, Senior Trader, Petredec
  • Mr. Wayne Menezes, Head of Business Intelligence, Epic Gas
  • Paul McCallion, UNHCR, Cox’s Bazaar
  • Asna Towfiq, Bangladesh Country Rep, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, United Nations Foundation

Location: Main Conference Hall

Location: Main Conference Hall

How the IoT can make a significant contribution to good industry practices and at the same time make LPG more accessible to low income households.

Moderator: David Tyler, Director, WLPGA

    Suggested panellists:
  • Harish Anchan, Managing Director, Asia, Envirofit
  • Andre Pimentel, Head of Sales and Marketing, Intelligent Sensing Anywhere, ISA
  • Naweed Rashid, G-Gas Head, Energypac Power Generation
  • Tanzeem Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Planning & Business Development, Omera
  • Amtrol-Alfa
  • Cavagna
  • Makeen group
  • Student
  • Academic in innovation

Location: Main Conference Hall

LPG has stepped in to bridge the CNG gap in Bangladesh. Following tremendous investment in storage, handling and distribution facilities, LPG has already penetrated the transport and residential sectors. Small bulk LPG systems supplying industry, commerce and the residential sectors is one opportunity. Powergen and marine are also exciting new sectors. Is Natural Gas seen as an enemy to LPG or can they work together? The panel of experts will debate this intriguing question.

Moderator: David Tyler, Director, WLPGA

    Suggested Panelists:
  • Md. Shafiul Islam (Mohiuddin), President, The Federation Of Bangladesh Chambers Of Commerce And Industry (FBCCI)
  • James Lye Cheng Weng, NGL Analyst, Facts Global Energy (FGE)
  • Monzur Morshed SIDDIQUI, Managing Director, TOTAL BANGLADESH
  • Thomas Bourliere, Business Development Manager,LNG Solutions – Asia Middle East, Wärtsilä
  • Taxi company
  • Public transport opportunity
  • Government spokesperson from the energy ministry
  • Hotel Association

Location: Main Conference Hall

Location: Main Conference Hall

Moderator: David Tyler, Director, WLPGA

Location: Main Conference Hall

Students To Come After Lunch On Second Day.

  • Speakers: Niaz Ahmed, CEO, Corporate Ask & Razib Ahmed, Sales Development Specialist, Sales+
  • Case Studies Of Young People Coming Into Organisations
  • University Representative

Location: Main Conference Hall

David Tyler, Director, WLPGA

Location: Main Conference Hall

Floorplan

Endorsed By

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Silver Sponsors

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Conference Sponsor

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Exhibitors

Supporting Partners

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Hotel Partner

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Media Partners

Our Team

We're a group of passionate people helping you to grow your business.

Neasa Hapiak
Director

Syed Ali
Senior Operations Manager

Ryan Vincent Rasupathy
Communications Manager

Chloe Lee
Marketing Manager

Calvin Tan
Business Development Manager

Kiral Dontlu
Business Development Manager

Contact Info

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INTERNATIONAL CONTACT

52 Foch Road #02-02
Singapore 209274

T: +65 6506 0965
E: calvin@lpgsummit.com

LOCAL CONTACT (Bangladesh):

House No-40, Road 09, Block – J, Baridhara
Dhaka – 1212

E: gemseventmgt1@gmail.com

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