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300 experts to take part in VTEC Mena

ABU DHABI, August 10, 2015

About 300 leaders from across the region’s various sectors will meet to develop technical and vocational education partnerships at the Getenergy’s VTEC Mena 2015, the Middle East and North Africa’s (Mena) leading event for education and training for the oil and gas industry.

The sectors will include governments, colleges, training companies and upstream oil and gas industries, and the event will take place from November 23 to 25, at the Gasco Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The event aims to enable dialogue and collaboration between the private education and training community, amongst the public education systems in the Mena region to enhance education provision, said a statement.

It also intends to create a forum for exchanging best practices, methods and approaches for creating a sustainable local talent pool for the region’s oil and gas sector, it said.

Additionally, it looks to create a marketplace for providers of education and training to meet with the Mena industry, to build partnerships and collaborate with the industry and each other, it added.

VTEC Mena 2015 will provide the platform for colleges, technical universities and technician training providers to connect with energy companies from across the region, while also allowing government, oil, gas and service companies to secure partnerships with education providers in developing a local, safe and well trained workforce.

The event will be hosted by Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (Gasco), Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (Adma-Opco) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc); and will be held under the patroniage of Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy.

Attendees will have the opportunity of meeting 120 manpower and training procurement leaders from ADNOC’s 16 subsidiary companies, said the statement.

The event will host a number of workshops ranging on topics from how oil price impacts contractors/training provision, whilst maintaining quality; Nationalisation objectives: practical challenges and strategies; How to achieve ‘Field Ready’ technically skilled workforce; Succession Planning; Improving diversity in technical roles; Behavioural impact on business; National Apprenticeship programmes, and several others, it added. – TradeArabia News Service

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