Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation of the Oil & Gas: The Opportunity
The oil and gas industry has taken its first tentative steps towards a more digital future, and the opportunity to be captured are beginning to take shape. But which opportunities offer the greatest gains, and how long will it take for those gains to be realised? In a capital constrained world, business must focus on clear winners.
In this panel discussion (moderated by author and podcaster Geoffrey Cann), business leaders from producers, engineering firms, technology associations and startups will discuss what digital means to oil and gas, the key leverage points, the leading technologies, and the size of the opportunities.
Learn where your organization can find upside from these new industry solutions.
Date: Tuesday - April 16, 2019 I Breakfast starts at 7 AM I Panel Discussion starts at 7:45 AM
Early Bird Tickets $45 + GST I After Mar 31st Tickets $55 + GST
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Moderated by Geoffrey Cann
BIO: Former partner with one of the Big 4 consulting firms, Geoffrey Cann has 30 years of experience advising the oil and gas, energy and technology companies to help create lasting value. Throughout his career, he has conducted, led or advised hundreds of project and management teams who were driving change in their companies, and is widely versed in the technology issues facing oil and gas.
Joy Romero - VP Technologies
Bio: Joy Romero is the Vice President Technology & Innovation at Canadian Natural Resources Limited. Joy has worked in steel, iron ore, coal and oil and gas. Joy is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers, an inductee of the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame and a past member of the Science, Technology & Innovation Council for Canada.
Dr. Soheil Asgarpour Ph.D, P.Eng. - President
BIO: Dr. Asgarpour has over 30 years of diversified technical, business, and operations experience in the oil and gas industry marked by providing strong leadership as: President of Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC), President of Innovative Oil & Gas Inc. and business leader of Oil Sands Development for Alberta Department of Energy, COO and Executive VP of Canadian 88 Energy Corp., Director of Exploitation for Gulf, and Chief Engineer of Gulf.
Vicki Knott P,Eng
CEO and Co-founder of Crux OCM
BIO: Vicki Knott comes from an operational background at TransCanada Pipelines where she worked in commercial operation, process control engineering, and most importantly, spent significant time in the control room. She is a chemical engineer with a special interest in system wide operations and control.
Vice President | Spartan Controls
BIO: Terry Chmelyk has over 27 years experience in the industrial automation, control systems and IT/OT infrastructure. He has held various leadership roles in operating companies, including roles of managing both Operational Technology (OT) and IT Technology. The foundation of his experience is the proven ability to solve business problems in the industrial sector through the management of people, processes and technology.