SEP 29 - OCT 02
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the VII WPC Youth Forum?

VII WPC Youth Forum is a unique event in the world of oil and gas. Youth Forum has been held since 2004.
Over the past years, the Forum has become the leading platform for communication between representatives of large oil and gas companies and young professionals.

2. When and where is the VII WPC Youth Forum being held?
WPC Youth Forum will take place on September 29 – October 2 at the Kazakh-British Technical university.
Address: 59 Tole bi Str., Almaty, Kazakhstan, 010000
The KBTU building is located in the very center of Almaty in the square of Tole bi, Kazybek bi streets, Panfilov pedestrian street and Abay avenue. The university is located near a number of significant cultural and historical sites. There are several 3*-5* hotels within walking distance near the university’s building. The road to the airport takes 30 minutes.
More information is available in the Forum venue section.

3. COVID-19 safety measures
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, VII WPC Youth Forum will be held in strict compliance with health and safety measures, carefully drawn up by the Organizing Committee in line with the WHO recommendations. The Forum will provide a full range of services to enable participants to effectively nurture and expand their business network and enjoy safe and productive participation, including that in a rich cultural and sporting programme.
Please follow the news on the official website www.wpc-qazaqstan.com and information letters.

4. What is the World Petroleum Council?
The World Petroleum Council (WPC) is a non-advocacy, non-political organization with charitable status in the U.K. and has accreditation as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) from the United Nations (UN). The WPC is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable management and use of the world’s petroleum resources, for the benefit of all.

5. What is the Kazakhstan National Committee?
The Kazakhstan National Committee is one of 64 member countries representing the World Petroleum Council. Kazakhstan joined the World Petroleum Council in 1997. In June 2008, Kazakhstan renewed its membership in the WPC under the auspices of the KAZENERGY Association.
Since joining the World Petroleum Council Kazakhstan has implemented a number of initiatives to strengthen ties between members of the organization.

6. Do I need to register in advance, or can I register on-site?
Yes, registering in advance for the Forum is recommended.
You can register using this link.

7. How will I know if my registration was submitted?
Our registration system will send a confirmation email to the email address provided when you registered. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive this confirmation. If you have not received confirmation within two business days, please contact us by email at a.suttybayev@kazenergy.com

8. What forms of payment are accepted for Registration?
We accept credit cards: Visa, Mastercard.
If you need an invoice for payment, you can reach us at the following contact: a.suttybayev@kazenergy.com

9. Do I need to book my hotel on my own?
Yes, after approving your Forum registration, go to the "Accommodations" section of the website. You will find the official Forum hotels, as well as reservation forms.
If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail: forum@kazenergy.com

10. How can I get a visa to Kazakhstan?
You can find information on obtaining a visa to the Republic of Kazakhstan at this link.

11. Will there be shuttle bass service?
You can find information on shuttle bass traffic at this link.
SEP 29 - OCT 02
Almaty, Kazakhstan