The Future Energy Asia summit convenes the world’s national gas, LNG, power and renewable energy leaders in the region’s most important industry platform; and engage in strategic dialogues to shape the energy transition and transformation of next decade.

The programme features three days of multi-stream strategic commercial and technical content with over 200 speakers from across the integrated energy value chain.

Delegate Benefits:

  • Hear from Asia’s leaders in the oil, gas, power generation and renewables sector.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest policy, commercials and strategy of Asia’s energy ministries and its NOCs.
  • Learn from data-driven and actionable content directly relevant to your business enabling better decision making.
  • Market spotlights across Asia and Thailand provide in-depth knowledge on the key trends shaping the industry in the region.
  • Interactive sessions allow delegates and speakers to discuss, debate and collaborate on the future energy mix.




ASEAN countries, including Thailand, have seen significant impact of COVID-19, oil & gas price volatility, and the trilemma of balancing energy security, affordability and sustainability. Thailand made proactive strides to address and adapt to the new normal. These range from sustainable upstream production, LNG market liberalisation, infrastructure development, innovations in floating solar, EVs, digitalisations. The Opening Ceremony will showcase Thailand’s national energy priorities, policies, their implications, encompassing NOC, E&P and national utility perspectives.

  • 08.00 Registration & Networking
  • 09.00 Organiser’s Welcome
  • 09.10 Ministerial Keynote Address: Thailand 4.0 & Energy Resilience and Innovation Amidst the COVID Era


    Kulit Sombatsiri, Permanent Secretary of Energy, Ministry of Energy, Thailand

  • 09.25 Thai Power Address: Accelerating the Integration of Renewables into the Energy Mix

    Boonyanit Wongrukmit, Governor, EGAT

  • 09.40 Thai Energy Address: Adapting to the Energy Transition – The Role of Gas and Renewables in PTT’s Strategies

    Auttapol Rerkpiboon, President and Chief Executive Officer, PTT

  • 09.55 Thai E&P Address: Sustainable Exploration and Production Strategies In a Global Context and Innovations

    Phongsthorn Thavisin, Chief Executive Officer, PTTEP

  • 10.10 Expo Opening & VIP Tours Morning Break & Networking
  • 11:00 Minister-CEOs Dialogue Roundtable* By invitation only


By 2030, ASEAN will become the 4th largest energy consumer in the world. ASEAN’s energy transition pathways are unique, underpinned by diverse factors and goals: energy connectivity, universal access, aspiration on renewables, LNG cooperation and trade, technological innovations. Today’s programme allows you insights into ASEAN’s energy transition planning, role of gas and LNG, renewables integration.

  • 10.50 Theme Setting Keynote: Recovery & Rebound – Outlook for ASEAN’s Energy Transition Pathways towards 2030

    Tim Gould, Head of Division, Energy Supply and Outlooks and Investment, IEA

  • 11.00 Keynote Address: US LNG and Its Role in ASEAN’s Energy Transition

    Dr Andrew Walker, VP Strategy and Communication, Cheniere Energy

  • 11.10 Keynote Address: Leveraging on the Natural Gas Opportunities to Decarbonise ASEAN’s Energy Sector

    Mansoor Al Hamed, Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Petroleum

  • 11.20 BIG IDEAS: Clean Energy, Role of Oil & Gas, Innovations That Shape ASEAN’s Energy Transition
    • ASEAN’s drive towards fuel diversification, energy security and decarbonization
    • The rapid growth of renewables amidst COVID – what next will we see?
    • LNG import, infrastructure developments and liberalisation: strong demand growth expected to decarbonize the power and industrial sectors
    • New normal – how the energy industry is reshaping their strategies and focuses amidst the pandemic?
    • Collaboration opportunities between public and private sectors
    • Innovations in policies, financing, technologies and business models


    • Maria Sferruzza, Senior Vice President, Baker Hughes
    • Tom Earl, Chief Commercial Officer, Venture Global LNG
    • PTT senior management
    • Montri Rawanchaikul, President, PTTEP


    • Joseph Tomkiewicz, Partner, Tilleke & Gibbins
  • 12.20 Special Address: Delivering Competitive LNG for ASEAN

    Tom Earl, Chief Commercial Officer, Venture Global LNG

  • 12.30 Lunch Break & Networking
  • 12.50 Energy Leaders Dialogue Roundtable* By invitation only
  • 14.00 Global Leaders Panel: Cleaner Fuels & ESG Commitment - Leveraging Gas and LNG Opportunities to Drive ASEAN’s Transition
    • The evolving role of gas/LNG in ASEAN’s energy mix, amidst the global shift in ESG and climate commitment
    • LNG market, pricing updates and upside opportunities for buyers
    • Emerging LNG markets in ASEAN, such as Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar
    • Demand growth: LNG to power, small scale LNG opportunities
    • The rise of carbon-neutral LNG cargos


      • Doug Wharton, VP Origination and Marketing, Cheniere Energy
      • Sempra LNG senior management
      • Ranee Kositvanich, Deputy Governor – Fuel, EGAT


      • Jessica Jaganathan, Senior Oil & Gas Correspondent - Asia, Thomson Reuters
  • 14.50 Keynote: Philippines Energy Transition Policies and Efforts

    H.E. Alfonso G. Cusi, Department of Energy Secretary, The Philippines

  • 15.00 Upstream Panel: Exploration and Sustainable Production Strategies for Energy Security in ASEAN Amidst Energy Transition
    • Recent significant oil & gas discoveries in ASEAN
    • 2020 price volatility’s impact on the upstream E&P
    • Strategies for NOCs to increase reserves and production, and long-term growth
    • M&A, internationalization strategies and capturing new business opportunities such as gas to power, LNG, technologies


      • Natruedee Khositaphai, EVP, Strategy and Business Development Group, PTTEP
      • Mazin Al Lamki, Chief Operating Officer, Mubadala Petroleum
      • Siwanath Wetchasart, Oilfield Services Country Leader, Thailand, Baker Hughes
      • Saipem Senior Management


      • Jon Fredrik Müller, Partner and Head of Consulting Asia Pacific, Rystad Energy
  • 15.45 Afternoon break & networking
  • 16.10 Panel: Grid Connectivity – Renewables Integration and Opportunities for Power Access, Optimisation and Affordability
    • Utility’s goals of renewables in energy mix
    • Examine the uptake of solar and wind power generation in ASEAN
    • Challenges in renewables integration into the grid
    • Technology solutions
    • Decentralized energy systems


    • Santisouk Phimphachanh,Deputy Director General, Department of Energy Policy and Planning, Laos Ministry of Energy and Mines
    • Dr. Nitus Voraphonpiput, Director, Generation and Transmission System Planning Division, EGAT
    • Ho Howe Tian, Regional Director, Envision Digital International
    • Vo Van Binh, CEO, PECC2


    • Caroline Chua, Senior Associate Analyst, Southeast Asia, BloombergNEF
  • 17.00 Clean Energy Project Investment Briefings – Hosted

    A 5-8min presentation of project investment briefings, to showcase and pitch to investors, financiers, with Q&As moderated by an industry veteran.

    A total of 3 projects/initiatives will be selected, representing ideally countries in spotlight such as Vietnam, Lao PDR and Thailand.

    • Tuan Pham, CEO, BCG Energy
    • Somprasong Panjalak, CEO, Prime Road Power
  • 17.45 Networking Reception – Hosted by Venture Global LNG

    Please join us at the networking reception for VIPs, delegates, speakers and exhibitors.
    Unwind, network and build new connections over drinks and food.

Energy Transition in Practice

ASEAN’s sustainable energy pathways till 2040 presents $3 trillion cumulative investment Opportunities. In practice, how does that translate into financing, sector specific developments, investments? The energy transition landscape has evolved quickly in response to the global energy disruptions caused by Covid-19. Amidst the transition, what opportunities have presented in the LNG, LNG to power, wind, solar and energy storage sectors?

  • 08.00 Registration & Networking
  • 09.00 Opening Remarks: Supporting ASEAN’s Energy Transition Pathways with A Vision for Carbon Neutrality

    Tengku Mohammad Taufik, Group President and CEO, PETRONAS

  • 09.10 Keynote: EGAT’s Perspective- Innovations and Outlook of Electrification Future of Thailand

    Dr. Jiraporn Sirikum, Deputy Governor – Strategy, EGAT

  • 09.20 Panel: $3 Trillion Cumulative Investment for ASEAN’s Sustainable Energy Pathways – How Do We Get There?
    • How will 2021 & 2022 look like, and are we on track to attain the investment goals?
    • Roles of financial institutions (banks, SWFs, institutional investors, PE etc.) in this shift
    • How existing investment models, financing structures can accelerate the energy transition
    • What will capital allocation for gas, renewables, cleantech sectors look like


    • Geoffrey Tan, MD, Asia Pacific, US International Development Finance Corporation
    • Pankaj Ghai, Managing Director, Olympus Capital Asia
    • Laurent Margoloff, Director – Utilities – Power – Renewables APAC, ING
    • Shalabh Singhania, Director, Portfolio Management, InfraCo Asia


    • Daniel Mallo, Managing Director – Head of Energy, Infrastructure and Metals & Mining, Asia, Societe Generale
  • 10.20 Global Leaders Panel: LNG Buyers Perspective – Strategies towards 2030 Post COVID
      • Demand supply fundamentals and outlook for LNG post COVID
      • Procurement strategies and hedging the risk of price volatility post COVID
      • Portfolio approach: long-term contracts, short-term and spot contracts
      • Outlook for new import infrastructures, virtual pipelines
      • Tapping into the financiers, capital market
      • Carbon considerations such as carbon neutral cargos, managing methane leaks


    • Jon Russell, Chief Commercial Officer, First Gen
    • PTT senior management
    • Shammi Herai, VP LNG, Business Development, TotalEnergies


    • Damon Evans, Asia Editor, Energy Invoice
  • 11.10 Morning Break & Networking
  • 11.10 Energy Leaders Dialogue Roundtable* By invitation only
  • 11.30 Keynote Address: Commoditization of LNG and The Implications for ASEAN’s Energy Security and Decarbonisation

    H.E. Dr. Yury Sentyurin, Secretary General, GECF

  • 11.40 Keynote: Integrated Energy Approach to Support ASEAN’s Energy Transition Goals


    • Cyril Canchon, MD – APAC Head of Business Development, Saipem (reserved)
  • 11.50 Panel: LNG-to-Power Solutions, Small-Scale LNG Solutions and New Applications for ASEAN
    • Active projects and pipelines of LNG to Power and small-scale LNG
    • Examine the complexities and considerations for LNG-to-power, small scale LNG adoptions in ASEAN
    • Review case studies
    • Manage energy infrastructure financing and hedge risks of price volatility, technical integration
    • The adoption and outlook for LNG bunkering in ASEAN


    • PTT senior management
    • Chayong Borisuitsawat, EVP, Engineering and Development Group, PTTEP
    • Saipem Senior Management
    • Imam Mul Akhyar, Division Head of LNG Global Venture, PT PGN


    • Abhishek Rohatgi, Senior Associate Analyst, LNG, BloombergNEF
  • 12.35 Keynote: Canada’s Role in Decarbonising the World and Collaboration Opportunities for ASEAN

    Honourable Dale Nally, Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity, Government of Alberta

    Moderator: Matthew Klukas, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Criterium Group and CABC Energy Advisor

  • 12:50 Panel: Global Energy Partnerships – Canada and ASEAN Future Energy Opportunities

    With its deep natural gas reserves, extensive coastline, and relative proximity to Asian markets, Canada is naturally positioned to become an LNG supply leader to ASEAN markets. Canadian companies also represent cutting edge engineering and technology capabilities to benefit and support the ASEAN energy sector developments. This panel will feature a diverse make-up of government, industry representatives to drive energy partnership opportunities between Canada and ASEAN.


    • Matthew Klukas, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Criterium Group and CABC Energy Advisor


    • Mark Plamondon, Executive Director, Alberta Industrial Heartland Association
    • Rockies LNG
    • Scott Crosbie, CEO, DG Capitel
  • 13:30 Lunch Break & Networking
  • 14:00 Keynote: Brunei's Energy Transition Strategies and Pathways

    Hon. Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md Hussein, Minister of Energy, Negara Brunei Darussalam

  • 14:20 Keynote: Driving the Next Phase of Solar Growth in Thailand – What Should Be Reformed?

    Professor Dr. Dusit Kruangam, Chairman of Thai Photovoltaic Industries Association, Member of National Reform in Energy

  • 14:40 Panel: Spotlight on Solar: Successful Case Studies, Business Models and New Pipelines in ASEAN
    • Examine the solar boom in ASEAN driven by policy support and cost reduction
    • From FiT to bidding system, how countries have evolved their strategies to drive vibrant and competitive markets
    • Innovations in business models, applications, e.g. floating solar, community involvement and new products (such as tradable renewables certificates)
    • Decentralised energy systems
    • Innovation on blockchain & digitalization on solar: P2P trading and prosumers
    • Financing large-scale projects vs. C&I customers


    • Prasertsak Cherngchawano, Deputy Governor – Power Plant Development and Renewable Energy, EGAT
    • Jithesh Dev, Head of Renewable Energy, TTC Group
    • Sunil Gupta, Regional Head – SEA and South Asia, Vena Energy
    • Jose Antonio Millan Ruano, CEO, Hinode Energy
  • 15:30 Panel: Energy Storage for a Smart and Flexible Energy System
    • Status of energy storage in ASEAN
    • Financial and technical issues on promotion of energy storage
    • Innovations and integration into the energy system to support renewables deployment
    • Implications on decentralized energy system, EV integration


    • Dr. Akarin Suwannarat, CTO and EVP, Energy Absolute
    • Sam Scupham, Associate VP, Global Renewable and Distributed Energy, Black & Veatch
    • Edward Tay, CEO, Sistema Asia Capital
    • Matthew Heling, Head of Management Consulting – Energy, Asia Pacific, AFRY (Moderator)
  • 16:20 Afternoon break & networking
  • 16:40 Keynote Address: MEA’s Drive Towards Smart, Clean and Future-Ready Energy

    Kirapat Jiamset, Governor, Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) (reserved)         

  • 16:50 Panel: The Accelerating Role of Wind in ASEAN’s Energy Mix
    • Overview of wind projects in ASEAN
    • Spotlight on Vietnam’s remarkable wind energy story
    • Policy support, PPA model, grid connectivity issues
    • Access to project finance to boost wind sector developments and financing innovations
    • Financier’s perspective: bankable projects, policy incentives, managing risks


    • Olivier Duguet, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, The Blue Circle
    • Jon Dugstad, Director, Wind & Solar, Norwegian Energy Partners
    • Logan Knox, General Director, UPC Renewables
    • Tim Sawyer, Director - Asia & Australia, Flotation Energy Plc
    • Bernard Casey, Development Director, Mainstream Renewable Power
  • 17:25 Concluding remarks
  • 17:45 Networking Reception – Host TBC

    Please join us at the networking reception for VIPs, delegates, speakers and exhibitors.Unwind, network and build new connections over drinks and food.

Towards Net Zero – Transformative Solutions for ASEAN

Day Three’s programme explores diverse forwarding looking solutions: hydrogen, digitalization, grid modernization, mission to net zero for ASEAN. The dialogue also encompasses perspectives from the developers and IPPs who drive and adopt forward looking solutions.

  • 08.30 Registration & Networking
  • 09.00 Keynote: Defining the Mission to Net Zero in 2050 and Implications for ASEAN

    Justin Wu, Head of Asia Pacific, BloombergNEF

  • 09.10 Keynote: Enabling Energy Transition with Hydrogen

    Wen-Bin Qian, Vice President of Clean Hydrogen APAC, Linde Plc

  • 09:20 Keynote Address: Supporting Grid Stability and Demand Side Innovations

    Sekson Sermpong, Deputy Governor (Planning and Power System Development), Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA)

  • 09.30 Developers Panel: Unpacking ASEAN’s Best Opportunities in Renewable Energy Development
    • Reviewing the regulatory climate of renewables deployment in ASEAN
    • Country highlights: Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines
    • Unique partnership models
    • Unpacking the critical success factors: regulations, financing, EPCs, structuring PPAs
    • Case studies
    • New opportunities to look out for, such as floating solar, C&I rooftop solar, biomass, offshore wind


    • PTT senior management
    • Dr. Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern, CEO and Acting Vice President (Accounting & Finance), SPCG
    • Nguyen Quang Huan, Chairman, Halcom Vietnam JSC
    • Patrice R. Clausse, COO, AC Energy International
    • Nathan Schmidt, Asia Regional Head, Climate Fund Managers
  • 10.20 Panel: THE BIG SWITCH – RE 100, Creating the C&I Switch Pathway & Its Impact on Utility Sector
    • Climate activism and rise of RE100 phenomenon.
    • C&I customers: options to go green via various mechanisms – REC, shift towards prosumer, “green” electricity etc.
    • Case studies: considerations & implementations
    • Supplier perspective: towards solar as services


    • Hendrik Bohne, Head of Business Development & Asset Management, Aquila Capital
    • Atty Juan Lorenzo Tañada, Director for Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Goodwe senior representative
    • Franck Constant, CEO, Constant Energy
    • Antoine Prdour, Head of Global Climate Partnership Fund(GCPF), responsibility
  • 11:00 Panel: Digitalisation – Modernising the Grid, Improving Solar & Wind Performance and Integration
    • Digitalisation’s role in realizing a smart, flexible, efficient grid
    • How digitalization optimizes solar & wind generation & integration into the grid
    • Applications throughout the grid value chain – production, transmission & consumer ends
    • Considerations & approach: think big start small? Or detailed, comprehensive?
    • Case studies: overcoming challenges


    • Bundit Sapianchai, President, BCPG
    • Provincial Energy Authority (PEA) representative
    • Mr. Pongsakorn Yuthagovit, Assistant Governor, Planning and Power System Development, PEA
    • Shawn Dehpanah, EVP, Head of Corporate Innovation, APAC, Plug and Play Tech Center
  • 11.40 Morning break & Networking
  • 12.00 Panel: The Role of Hydrogen in Global Decabonisation – Championing Blue & Green Technology
    • A review of notable projects in Asia Pacific
    • Potential of hydrogen as a future fuel
    • Blue hydrogen: leveraging natural gas abundance & technologies to drive cleaner fuels; business models & applications
    • Green hydrogen: integration with renewables projects
    • Landscape of innovations – hydrogen batteries, heavy trucking and export opportunities


    • Jeremy Stone, Non-Executive Director & Senior Advisor, J-Power Latrobe Valley
    • Bangkok Industrial Gas senior representative
    • Fiona Simon, CEO, Australian Hydrogen Council
    • Saipem Senior Management
    • Shearman & Sterling Partner
  • 12.00 - 12.10 Keynote Address: Foxconn's Perspective: Driving ESG Commitment Collectively through Collaboration in EV

    Young Liu, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Foxconn Technology

  • 12.40 Focus on EVs: Developing Future Ready EV Infrastructure, Business Models and Partnerships
    • Review of the EV roadmap in ASEAN countries
    • Infrastructure investment & developments – the role of regulators, investors, grid operators, manufacturers
    • Business models that have worked & lessons
    • Landscape of innovations & potential applications to accelerate EV adoption
    • Partnership opportunities


    • Somchai Chokmaviroj, Assistant Director, Business Development 2, EGAT
    • Mason Wallick, Managing Director, Clime Capital
    • Krisada Utamote, President, EVAT (reserved)
    • Stefan Heuer, President, Thai-European Business Association
  • 12:50 Fireside Chat

    Dr. Twarath Sutabutr, Chief of Inspector General, Ministry of Energy Thailand

    Mel Shah, Vice President - Asia, dmg events

  • 13.20 End of Strategic Conference