Ramping-up for AESIEAP CEO Conference 2019
September 2, 2019
Association of Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and the Western Pacific (AESIEAP) Secretary General for 2019-2020 and Meralco PowerGen Corp. President & CEO Rogelio “Babes” Singson (left) paid a courtesy visit to Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) Chairman Liu Zhenya and China Electricity Council (CEC) Executive President Yang Kun in Beijing last June 14 to for preliminary arrangements regarding China’s participation for at the AESIEAP CEO Conference 2019 and Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) 2020.
The parties discussed the promotion of assimilating global energy interconnection (GEI) and expedite its implementation in the Asia-Pacific region. The CEO Conference 2019 will be held at Mactan, Cebu this coming September 22 to 25, and the biennial CEPSI at Manila Marriott Hotel on November 29 to December 2, 2020.
Established in 1975, AESIEAP is the largest organization of power and energy industry corporations and has over 100 members from 25 countries. With the theme: “Energized Countries, Empowered Communities,” the coming discussions are hot-button topics in the Philippines and other areas, as the AESIEAP seeks to attain total electrification, particularly in underserved and unserved areas to help bolster sustainable and inclusive economic development. AESIEAP aims to foster cooperation through exchange of expertise and technology among electric power companies, and to provide a venue to discuss the challenges and solutions for the development of the power industry. The Philippines last hosted the AESIEAP conferences in 1999-2000.