2024 AGENDA

DAY 1 - SEPT 4

Wednesday, September 4, 2024
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
 
 
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
 
 
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM
 
Jim Claunch
8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
 
 
8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
 
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM

-    Defining a digital transformation project and the specific threshold 
-    Understanding how new technologies and thinking play out against scaling up existing technologies
-    Discussing the role of end applications and what value they unlocked the most value to date

Heath Satterfield Kate Stevenson Joe Davis Brandon Brown
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
 
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

-    C-Suite Strategy: Leveraging LLMs for Quicker Budget Cycles
-    Navigating ChatGPT Disruption: Ensuring Smooth Organizational Change
-    Exploring the Potential of Generative AI and LLMs: Trends and Predictions
-    Bridging Data Silos: Enhancing Enterprise Data Collaboration
 

Navdeep Chawla
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
 

AI and Generative AI

Discover how the Oil & Gas industry is being transformed by Data Analytics, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence by exploring the latest strategies and tools revolutionizing upstream, midstream, and downstream operations, driving efficiency and competitiveness.

Wednesday, September 4, 2024
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
 
 
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM

-    Operationalizing Predictive Models for Real-Time Decision Making
-    Evaluating AI Vendors for Strategic Technological Advancement
-    Optimizing Data Capture in AI Models for Strategic Insights
 

 
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

-    Maximizing the Value of Your Data House and Infrastructure
-    AI and ML Governance: Establishing Transparency and Accountability
-    Building a Collaborative Ecosystem Between Humans and AI
 

Clark Dressen Srimoyee Bhattacharya Shuxing Cheng Evgenia Polyakova
12:15 PM - 12:55 PM

-    Navigating the Intersection of Traditional and Generative AI
-    Leveraging Generative AI for Proactive Safety Incident Flagging
-    Developing strategies to overcome implementation challenges in legacy assets 
 

Christine Galib Kevin Alborzi Tanima Dutta
12:55 PM - 1:00 PM
 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
 
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

-    Governing AI and ML to ensure transparency and ethical Use
-    Understanding AI's Transformative Impact on Cybersecurity
-    Adapting Security Cultures to Keep Pace with AI Advancements
-    Building a Robust Security Framework around AI Technologies

Brent Railey Octavio Herrera Al Lindseth
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
 
Morgan Bowling
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM

-    Strategic Partnerships for Enhanced Security and AI Deployment
-    Evaluating AI Vendors: Strategic Alliances for Future Success
-    Exploring Generative AI: Transformative Use Cases and Outcomes
-    Scenario Planning with AI: Enhancing Predictive Capabilities - Yousef Hamedi Shokrlu, Ovintiv

Yousef Hamedi Shokrlu

Sustainability and Workforce

This theme is about integrating eco-friendly practices and promoting a culture of sustainability. Industry leaders will guide you in empowering and preparing your workforce for the sustainable transformation of Oil & Gas operations.

Wednesday, September 4, 2024
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
 
 
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM

-    Discussing the Evolution of Remote Work and How to Achieve More Digitally
-    Overcoming Workforce Resistance when Adopting New Technologies
-    Building a Comprehensive Change Management for Organizational Unity

Lisa Williams Julie Shochat
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

-    Lowering Costs While Elevating Environmental Standards
-    Driving Sustainable Development with Diverse Energy Sources
-    Enhancing Environmental Compliance with Advanced Tech Tools
-    Meeting Global Energy Demands with Sustainable Practices
 

Andrea Course Sarah Jane Sherman Rob Tiffany
12:15 PM - 12:55 PM

-    Understanding current skills in roles and using AI to access historical roles to develop skills for the future
-    Maximizing Efficiency with a Limited Workforce
-    Creating Strategies for Workforce Development in New Technological Paradigms
 

Varun Anand Tim Tarpley
12:55 PM - 1:00 PM
 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
 
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

-    Lowering Operational Costs through Sustainable Practices
-    Overcoming Digital Transformation Challenges in the Workplace
-    Measuring Success: KPIs and Metrics for Digital Transformation
 

 
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
 
 
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM

-    Cost-Effective Sustainability: Strategies for Lowering Costs and Enhancing Revenue through Green Initiatives
-    Lean Operations: Strategies for Doing More with Less
-    Digitalization as a Catalyst: Fostering Energy Transition and Sustainable Success
-    Learn Remote Operations: Thriving with a Minimized On-site Workforce
 

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2024
3:25 PM - 3:55 PM
 
 
3:55 PM - 4:15 PM
 
 
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM

-    Reviewing the Aramco RICC Operating System Model and its role in integrating cutting-edge technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0)
-    Discussing how the model supports Aramco's overarching goals for efficiency, sustainability, and innovation in the energy sector
-    Addressing potential challenges in implementing such an extensive system and strategies to overcome these obstacles
-    Vision for future enhancements and potential scalability of the model to adapt to evolving technological landscapes

Ali AlGhamdi
5:05 PM - 5:25 PM

- Discovering Generative AI's role in enhancing knowledge accessibility across Upstream, Midstream, Downstream, Chemicals, and LNG sectors
- Learning about the transformative impact of AI on decision-making and process optimization to make the Oil & Gas Industry faster, safer, and better
- Gaining insights from a detailed case study of a successful AI pilot in a refinery, highlighting practical applications and benefits

Diti Sood
5:25 PM - 5:55 PM

-    Identifying areas of synergy and opportunities from the petrochemical sector to drive innovation and create value
-    Capitalizing on the growing demand for petrochemical products while mitigating environmental impact through sustainable practices and technology investments
-    Fostering a culture of continuous learning, innovation, and collaboration to attract and retain top talent across sectors

Greg Dolezal Jason Gislason Allison Kennedy Thurmond
5:55 PM - 6:00 PM
 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
 

DAY 2 - SEPT 5

Thursday, September 5, 2024
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
 
 
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM
 
 
8:35 AM - 8:40 AM
 
 
8:40 AM - 9:00 AM

-    Benchmarking opportunities focused on business outcomes and technological maturity while optimizing spending
-    Exploring opportunities for improving efficiencies and optimizing processes in the new energy sector
-    Using technology rather than increased manpower to attain a carbon advantage
-    Navigating the challenges, sources of confidence, and concerns within the regulations when achieving Net Zero emissions goals

Tracy Paddock Beam
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
 
 
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM

-    Understanding the concept of bimodal transformation and its implications at varying levels of organizational maturity
-    Delving into the cost and operational reliability considerations of Information Tech (IT) versus the integration challenges of Infrastructure Tech (InfraTech)
-    Examining strategies to maximize IT utilization for operational efficiency, reducing reliance on manual scaling and optimizing resource allocation

 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

-    Developing Strategic AI and Data Governance plans for Organizational Alignment
-    Considering the implications of emerging technologies, such as quantum computing and blockchain, on AI security and the strategic partnerships 
-    Sharing real-world examples where strategic partnerships have successfully mitigated security risks associated with AI deployment
 

Kevin Armstrong Kiara Thomas
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
 

Operational Excellence and Efficiency through Digitalization

"Redefining Excellence" will emphasize the significant impact of digitalization on achieving operational excellence and efficiency. Utilizing digital tools and technologies like digital twins, cloud computing, blockchain, and edge computing to optimize operations, reduce costs, and improve safety. This theme offers a chance to engage with experts and discover practical solutions and best practices for a digital revolution in your operations.

Thursday, September 5, 2024
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
 
 
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM

-    Understanding the critical importance of establishing the centre
-    Discovering the significance of implementing robust industrial data governance and standardization practices
-    Bridging IT and OT for enhanced operational visibility and decision-making capabilities
 

Diogo Lino Machado Andre Seichi Ribeiro Kuramoto
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

-    Predictive Power: AI and Digital Twins in Monitoring
-    Optimizing Data Capture in AI Models for Efficient Use
-    Enabling DT in Production with Strategic Data Streams
-    Achieving Decision-Making Excellence through AI & DT Synergy
 

Harvinder Singh
12:05 PM - 12:45 PM

-    Understanding methodologies to help identify underutilized assets
-    Delving into the role of digital technologies in transforming asset management 
-    Building a Culture that Supports Continuous Improvement in Asset Use

Lucas Green Sandeep Mukherjee
12:45 PM - 12:50 PM
 
 
12:50 PM - 1:45 PM
 
 
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM

-    Strategies for Maximizing Remote Work Efficiency
-    Leveraging AI to Personalize Learning and Development
-    Measuring the ROI of Digital Upskilling Programs

 
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM

-   Looking to existing video camera infrastructure for feeding data-hungry AI-models and analysis
-   Review technologies used to remotely extract video streams from legacy CCTV systems
-   Explore real-world scenarios where surveillance feeds become data feeds for AI

Ryan Carlson
2:35 PM - 3:00 PM

-    Breaking Data Silos: Collaborative Strategies for a Unified Enterprise
-    Developing API Management Standards for Efficient Data Sharing

Hani Elshahawi Apurva Gala

IoT and Automation in
Oil & Gas Operations

This theme will explore how integrating IoT and automation creates smarter, safer, and more efficient operations. You will understand the future of the industry where technology drives operational agility and excellence.

Thursday, September 5, 2024
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
 
 
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
 
Nawaf Alhaddad
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

-    Leveraging Wireless Technologies for Cost-Effective Operations
-    Identifying obstacles to deploying AI algorithms on edge devices and strategies to overcome them
-    Discuss how AI can enhance security protocols directly on IoT devices
 

Shaam Farooq
12:05 PM - 12:45 PM

-    Standardizing IoT: Beyond Trial and Error
-    Merging Networks, IT, and OT Systems for Enhanced Connectivity
-    Securing Cellular Networks for IoT Expansion in Industrial Environments

Erjola Buzi
12:45 PM - 12:50 PM
 
 
12:50 PM - 1:45 PM
 
 
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM

-    Explore the impact of robotics in streamlining routine inspections and operations monitoring.
-    Implementation of drone-based Methane Leak and detection systems 
-    Addressing the barriers to the widespread adoption of robotics and drones for methane detection and operations monitoring.

 
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM
 
Eli Maftoum
2:35 PM - 3:00 PM

-    Integrating Diverse Technologies for Unified Industrial Operations
-    Discussing the proven benefits of retrofitting legacy equipment with IoT solutions

 
Thursday, September 5, 2024
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
 
 
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM

-    Harnessing Unstructured Data for Comprehensive Insights

-    Integrating IoT Hardware with Analytics Platforms for Edge Intelligence

-    Everyday AI: Secure Applications for Operational Efficiency

-    Governing AI and ML: Ensuring Transparency and Ethical Use

-    Remote Work Efficiency: Strategies for the Digital Workplace

-    Tech Tools for the Future: Enhancing Operations with AI Reporting

-    Scenario-Based Planning: AI's Role in Predictive Analytics

-    Digital Twins in Monitoring: Leveraging AI for Predictive Insights

-    Thriving with a Minimized On-site Workforce

-    Cloud Migration Strategies: Transforming Company Infrastructure for Agility

-    Blockchain Utilization for Enhanced Data Security

-    NextGen perspective: look for recent grads who've joined the energy sector

-    Securing the Future: The Role of AI in Enhancing Cybersecurity in the Oil & Gas Sector
      
Al Lindseth, CI5O Advisory

Al Lindseth