GO-EXPO: Gas and Oil Exposition Opens Doors to 20,000 Attendees Tomorrow

    Canada's Largest Energy Event in 2009 Offers Profitable and Sustainable
    Solutions to Oil & Gas Industry

    CALGARY, June 8 /CNW/ - GO-EXPO: Gas and Oil Exposition (GO-EXPO),
Canada's largest energy event of the year, will open its doors at 10:00 a.m.
tomorrow at Calgary's Stampede Park. The event, which runs Tuesday, June 9
through to Thursday, June 11, is the industry's prime opportunity to network,
explore and discuss the present challenges facing the oil and gas industry.
Over 20,000 North American and international delegates and exhibitors are
expected to attend.
    Focusing on the theme 'Control Your Destiny,' event organizer dmg world
media, has introduced the debut of the Global Petroleum Conference at GO-EXPO,
a two and a half day conference that will kick off with a stellar
international plenary session featuring top executives from Kuwait, Mexico,
USA and Canada, followed by more than 60 technical presentations. Specialty
pavilions include a Health and Safety Pavilion to address critical safety
practices in light of recent increases in workplace fatalities; and the
Environmental Technologies & Innovations Pavilion where environmental
management meets cutting-edge innovation of alternative energy technologies to
supplement the oil and gas industry.
    "GO-EXPO 2009 opens at a crucial time when the industry worldwide faces
challenges in minimizing costs, while maximizing effectiveness," said Wes
Scott, Event Director for dmg world media. "The greatest innovations come from
small inventions. North American companies will be showcasing their expertise
in both unconventional and conventional oil and gas, as they lead the way in
enterprise for both environment and technology."
    One of the highlights of GO-EXPO includes the debut speaking engagement
in Calgary of His Excellency Qubad Talabani, Kurdistan Regional Government
Representative for the United States of America, engaging the audience on
Opportunities in Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
    The Global Petroleum Conference begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9
and concludes at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11. Exposition doors open at
10:00 am each day, and include more than 700 North American exhibitors;
in-depth seminars such as Oilpatch 101, Heavy Oil 101, Marcellus Shale 101,
and International Business Seminars, and renowned industry keynote speakers
including Cindy Gray of TMX Group, Steve Edwards of IBM.
    GO-EXPO 2009 hours of operations are Tuesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June
10 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday, June 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00
    Registration information is available online at

For further information:

For further information: Hilary Faktor, Brookline Public Relations for
GO-EXPO 2009, W: (403) 538-5641 ext. 107, C: (403) 969-6983,

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