The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) kicks off today in Abu Dhabi, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The four-day conference is slated to hear from a number of industry leaders, such as Ahmed El Jaber, ADNOC Group CEO and UAE Minister of State; Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy; and Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary General of OPEC.

Others speakers and panelists include CEOs of leading international oil companies (IOCS), such as Total, Petronas, Eni, PEMEX, and OMV. Key leadership from other companies, such as Lukoil, BP, and Gazprom are also scheduled to participate.

This year’s theme is ‘Forging Ties, Driving Growth.” Event organizers expect more than 2,200 company exhibits and 27 country pavilions at the conference, according to Pipeline Oil & Gas Magazine. They expect over 100,000 visitors and 10,000 delegates from over 100 countries, Egypt Oil & Gas previously reported.

The conference is from November 13th through the 16th under the patronage of His Highness, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is hosting the event.