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Past event: Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit

Optimizing safety, efficiency, sustainability and reliability to drive world-class business performance

There has never been a more critical time for oil and gas, chemicals and resources companies to eliminate sources of risk, cost and complexity in their operations.

With markets shifting, regulations changing and pressure to increase efficiency in your operations -  how can you deliver consistent operational excellence? Join over 250 Heads of OE, Operations, Assets and HSE at the 6th Annual Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, returning to Calgary June 4-6, 2019.

You'll walk away with the tools you need to:

  • Optimize Maintenance and Reliability
  • Drive Reliability Excellence using Voice of the Experts
  • Manage Change - without Compromising Business Performance
  • Increase Risk Visibility by Optimizing Data and Information Management
  • Identify the Cultural Gaps that are Impacting your Company's Safety, Quality, Reliability and Profitability
  • Strengthen your Core Operating Processes - including Process and Human Safety, Environmental Performance and Compliance - to Drive Enterprise Transformation
  • Improve Culture, Competence and Compliance to Build a High Reliability Organization
  • Harness big data, analytics and AI to fundamentally transform operational efficiency
  • Lead your Millennial Workforce toward Operational Excellence
  • Understand the Impact of Human Factors on Safety Performance
  • Improve your Management System to better Identify - and Eliminate - Sources of Risk and Value Loss in your Operations
  • Enhance Project Performance and Create Standardization across Projects
  • Leverage Data and Analytics Tools to Drive out Operations Costs
  • Maintain Asset Integrity in a Low $/barrel Environment
  • Apply Lean Principles to Manage your Operating Expenses
  • Reduce Complexity and Variability with Clearly Defined Standards and Accountabilities
Making the commitment to operational excellence today - to emerge lean, agile and more competitive tomorrow.

Key Themes for 2019 include:

  • Human Factors
  • Internet of Things
  • High Reliability Organizations
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Cost Performance
  • Business Transformation
  • Personal and Process Safety
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Maintenance, Repair & Operations
  • Operations Management Systems
  • Digital Operations

Meet the 2019 Speakers

  • Jim Claunch, Vice President, Business Efficiency, Equinor
  • Ginette MacIsaac, Director, Operations, LNG Canada
  • John Soini, Vice President, Canada Gas Operations, TransCanada
  • Stephane Demers, Director of Operations, Montreal Refinery, Suncor
  • Arun Narayanan, Chief Data Officer, AngloAmerican
  • Troy Geertsen, Vice President, Health, Environment, Safety & Regulatory, Chevron
  • Sharon Hauser, Director, Corporate Process & Improvement Office and Learning, SaskPower
  • Philippe Gauthier, General Manager, Alberta Unconventionals, Shell Canada
  • Martin Huang, Vice President, System Operations, HydroOne
  • Walter Kresic, Vice President, Pipeline Integrity, Enbridge
  • Cristian Matei, Head of Business Transformation, Veolia Group
  • Peter Medlam, Director, Canada Business Unit, Repsol
  • Jana Mosley, Vice President, Power Delivery Transformation, ENMAX
  • Jose Pires, Former Vice President of Enterprise Business Improvement & Productivity, Andeavor
  • Heather Wilcott, Manager, Upstream Digital Strategy, Imperial Oil
  • Joy Romero, Vice President, Technology & Innovation, CNRL
  • David Trent, Vice President, Technology & Digital, Canfor
  • Vinit Verma, Senior Technology Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager, BP
  • Gerard Lachance, Senior Manager, Performance Quality & Management Systems, Hydro-Québec
  • Trevor Williams, Vice President, Nitrogen Operations, Nutrien
  • Julie Thyne, North America Continuous Improvement Lead, Dow Chemical
  • Mark Sombach, Digital Innovation Group Lead, Cenovus
  • Keith Schilling, President, BHGE Canada
  • Grigor Bambekov, Director, Performance & Business Excellence, Andeavor Logistics
  • Kathy McCrum, Vice President, HR & Safety, SaskPower
  • Jawad Masud, Vice President, Commercial Services, Optimization and Design, TransCanada
  • Barre Browne, Senior Director, Transformation, Nutrien
  • Dennis Heinzlmeir, Alberta Chapter President, Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC)
  • Susan Lubell, National President, Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC)
  • Manuel Reyes Ferras, Manager, SCM Materials Processing, Suncor
  • Jeffrey Collins, Independent Energy Advisor & Founder, Corvus
  • Camille Peres, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, Texas A&M University
  • Johanne Picard-Thompson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, AltaLink
  • Justyna Krzysiak, Equipment Class Specialist, Mechanical Engineering & Asset Management, Enbridge
  • Tyson Dunlop, Area Technology Manager - Canada, Halliburton
  • Bob Koonce, Founder and Managing Partner, High Reliability Group LLC
  • Robert Day, Senior Regulatory Advisor, Integrity Advocate
  • Peter Adam, Executive Vice President, Add Energy Asset and Integrity Management, Add Energy
  • Duncan Kerr, Managing Partner, The Engine Room
  • Rajiv Anand, Co-Founder and CEO,
  • Lawrence Short, Senior Manager, Organizational Transformation, DuPont Sustainable Solutions
  • Alfonsius Ariawan, Global Solutions Architect, DuPont Sustainable Solutions
  • Arjen Bos, Product Owner, Accruent
  • Ingrid Dueck, Client Relationship Manager, Consultant, Kepner-Tregoe
Pre-Conference Workshops - Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Evening Masterclass and Dinner - Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Conference Day One -  Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Conference Day Two
-  Thursday, June 6, 2019

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Hyatt Regency Calgary
700 Center Street SE
Calgary, AB
T2G 5P6

Travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee; however we have a discounted rate of $299.00 plus taxes at the conference venue - The Hyatt Regency Calgary for all our attendees. Please book your reservation via the link below:

There is limited availability - book early to avoid missing the discounted rate.

Please note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies; regrettably a number of our speakers and sponsors have recently been targeted by companies claiming to beat the prices offered but this is simply a fraudulent attempt to secure your credit card details.
Event details
Organizer : IQEU
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20312