The Power Options for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (POEM) Conference Steering Committee is pleased to announce that as of May 1st 2012 the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB) has joined forces with the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) to host this prestigious event.

In addition the Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA), the Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA), the RES & EC Special Fund, the University of Cyprus (UCY) and the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) have all expressed their support to the Conference which is targeted to become the main event and forum that will cover the latest trends in energy in the region and will bring together all the main players of both the Academic and Business worlds.

POEM 2012 Conference will be held at Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort in Limassol, Cyprus in November 19-21, 2012. The Conference is expected to attract significant regional media coverage and a global audience of energy and policy decision makers, energy industry leaders and experts, engineers, economists, investors, academics as well as oil and gas exploration stakeholders. Overall, we anticipate over 500 attendees. Further information about the Conference can be obtained at the Conference website

The Conference principally aims to become an important meeting point for ideas and knowledge sharing on the technical, economic and regulatory implications of energy production in the Eastern Mediterranean region. In this way, the Conference aims to act as a catalyst on the transfer of oil, gas and renewable energy technology advancements and best practices from developed energy markets to the region. Moreover, the Conference hopes to facilitate the exploration of future business opportunities between international and regional energy sector enterprises, in the fields of infrastructure, renewable energy and oil and gas projects.

Furthermore, the Conference aims to provide insights into how local energy players can accommodate the sustainable use of Eastern Mediterranean region’s hydrocarbon reserves together with the solar energy systems in the power electricity generation industry. Finally, it aims to highlight the importance of research and development for the future of the energy sector in the Easter Mediterranean region.

In case you would like to receive more information on the conference content, sponsorship and/or exhibition possibilities, please contact our Conference Logistics Manager, Mr. Petros Stratis, at: Phone: +357-22-591900, Fax: +357-22-591700, Email: