PETRONAS’ Inaugural FutureTalks to Draw Industry Thought Leaders


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 (Bernama) —
 PETRONAS is bringing together local and international industry thought leaders on PETRONAS FutureTalks to engage in a series of conversations on energy transition, as the world shifts towards a low-carbon future.

The dialogue session from 23-24 November 2021 will see the best minds from governments, industry players, investors and innovators deep dive into the theme ‘Stewardship in Energy Transition’. They will be sharing their insights and perspectives on various sustainability topics amid an accelerated energy transition, highlighting the decisive roles of technology and innovation in this journey.

PETRONAS Senior Vice President of Project Delivery and Technology, Bacho Pilong said, “In our shift towards sustainable energy, this dialogue could not come at a better time as we reach a pivotal moment in our energy transition journey. PETRONAS is delighted to share this platform with our partners to exchange views and cross-pollinate ideas for our collective sustainability goals. We hope that our audience will benefit from the conversations and be inspired to protect our future prosperity by building a cleaner and better world for the generations to come.”

PETRONAS FutureTalks consists of six panel discussions: Energy Transition and Climate Change – Can we move faster?; Digital Ingenuity for Business Sustainability; R&D to Unlock New Opportunities for Sustainability and Accelerating Energy Transition; Talent Development for R&D – Building new types of capability and venturing out from core business; From Ideas to Reality – The innovation process and business excellence; and Facilitating Investment of Innovation and Digitalisation in Malaysia.

Participating in the discussions will be Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department for Economic Affairs, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, PETRONAS President and Group CEO, Datuk Tengku Muhammad Taufik, as well as leaders from multinationals and institutions including Bursa Malaysia, PT Pertamina, AmBank Berhad, Microsoft Malaysia, AWS Professional Services, Shopee Malaysia, Aker Solutions, Telekom Malaysia, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Temasek International, Imperial College London, PTT Exploration, Production, Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team, McKinsey & Company,  and PETRONAS

PETRONAS FutureTalks will go live on PETRONAS’ official YouTube channel from 3.00pm [GMT+8] on 23-24 November. Updates on the event will be shared on PETRONAS’ Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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