Beyond the typical energy sustainability topics covering Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy (RE), the COPE-BEST and ENERGISE programs have been comprehensively designed with the following Top Ten Unique features to make it a truly niche event and delivered benefits to the wider society:

  1. Provides Comprehensive Coverage on Energy Sustainability. From thermal to electrical energy, industry, building, transportation, built environment, Energy Efficiency (EE), Renewable Energy (RE), Energy Management Systems Standards (EnMS), Digitalisation (4IR) and funding support, COPE-BEST covers a comprehensive array of energy sustainability topics covering key energy sectors.
  2. Addresses the critical needs of funding at key stages, from Research and Development (R&D) to realisation.
  3. Engage quadruple helix stakeholders, from academia, government, community and industry from small and medium enterprises (SME) to large corporations have been inclusively assembled.
  4. Advocates Policy, regulatory and market instruments as the critical enabling mechanisms.
  5. Emphasises Energy Management Systems Standards to drive systemic and sustainable organisational change.
  6. Synergises with international network of co-operative agencies, professional energy associations, ASEAN energy communities that are expected to attract over 1000 participants from ASEAN countries and beyond.
  7. Engages leading universities/research institutions with good research track records and commercialisation experiences in the effort to foster industry-university partnership.
  8. Attracts and nurture young talents. COPE-BEST includes energy sustainability video challenge to nurture young talents as future energy leaders and enculture sustainability in the younger generations.
  9. Provides Interactive and Engaging online event. Endeavours to make the fully online event truly engaging by emphasizing on interactive discussions as opposed to a monologue presentations.
  10. Promotes Collaborative, Open innovation as a way to democratise R&D across stakeholders and to bridge the innovation gap.