The International Scientific & Expert Meeting of Gas Professionals and the gas equipment exhibition were held sucessfully in the Congress Centre of the Grand Hotel Adriatic, Opatija, Croatia on 4th till 6th of May 2016. The largest annual gas event in South-East Europe, organized by the Croatian Gas Centre Ltd. and Croatian Gas Association, gathered more than 550 participants from 22 European countries.
Those were mostly gas and energy experts, managers from leading European energy companies, scientists from renowned European universities, gas transmission representatives, suppliers, producers and distributors of gas, representatives of large gas consumers and producers and traders of gas equipment from Croatia and abroad.
Totally 230 various gas and energy companies and organizations were present, of whom 85 from abroad and ten journalists from 10 media companies. The organization of this Meeting has been supported by the long-term partner of this conference – company Siemens d.d. and numerous long-term sponsors such as companies INA – Industrija nafte d.d., Plinacro d.o.o., Prvo plinarsko društvo d.o.o., MET Croatia Energy Trade d.o.o., Međimurje-plin d.o.o., DNV GL, Geoplin, IP Systems Ltd., Hrvatska Elektroprivreda d.d., RWE Hrvatska and co-organizer Podzemno skladište plina d.o.o. During the three days of the event a total of 48 scientific and professional papers (of which 4 invited presentations and 8 papers in poster session) and 6 technical-commercial papers (round-tables) were presented covering the multiple current gas topics.