Past event: Intelligent Automation in Oil & Gas Conference

The Next Generation of Operational Excellence

As the new normal unfolds for the oil and gas industry, the leaders are focused on harnessing efficiencies in their operations and becoming more agile. Intelligent Automation is offering the industry the opportunity to use the information they have at their fingertips to uncover efficiencies at a rapid pace - allowing them to better monitor their operations and improve business performance quickly.

Join us at this year's Intelligent Automation in Oil & Gas Summit in Houston and learn how to leverage intelligent automation tools in the field and in the back office to boost your bottom line, manage operational risk, reduce carbon emissions and attract and stem the brain drain.

Walk away with the tools you need to:

  • Define and operationalise your digital strategy
  • Improve process efficiency
  • Leverage condition-based monitoring
  • Optimize asset performance
  • Build the business case for automation
  • Unlock human potential with Robotic Process Automation
  • Prioritize the areas of your business to automate
  • Reduce asset risk and downtime with machine learning for predictive maintenance
  • Enable, adapt and upskill your people and organization
  • Reduce human risk with AI systems that enable real-time, safety-critical decisions
  • Maximize the value from your data
  • Understand the role of IA in energy transformation

Key Themes for 2020 Include:

  • Operational Excellence
  • AI & EHS
  • Internet of Things
  • Skills & Talent
  • Change Management
  • Business Transformation
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Digital Transformation
  • RPA
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Process Optimization
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Strategy, Execution & Governance
  • Leadership and Culture
  • Scaling Intelligent Automation
  • Production Optimization
  • Intelligent Automation Cloud
  • Condition Based Monitoring

"Very valuable!"
Kelly Farfan, Org Capability Manager, Shell Oil

"The speakers were all knowledgeable, and I enjoyed their presentations throughout the week separately. The event provided good networking opportunities for me within our industry, as well as with vendors."
Heather Chan, HES Professional, Marathon Pipe Line

"Valuable information. Shows how a common topic is addressed from different perspectives."
Douglas McFadden, Global Technical Safety & Reliability Lead, TechnipFMC

"Congratulations to you and the team for putting on a great event! I enjoyed being on the panel, making new connections, and learning about what others are doing in this space."
Stacey Norman, Vice President, Business Performance Solutions, Cenovus Energy

2020 speakers

  • Brent Kedzierski, Head of Learning Strategy & Innovation, Shell
  • Patrick Thompson, Chief Information Officer, Albemarle
  • Robert Ratchinsky, CEO, Engage Mobilize
  • Robb Bunge, Director, Exploration Strategy, Technology, and Excellence, Noble Energy
  • Deana Werkowitch, Vice President, Business Process Automation, Crestwood Midstream Partners
  • Monika Mangla, Director, Global Finance Digital Transformation, Chevron
  • Ken Nguyen, Digital Program Manager, Mad Dog 2, BP
  • Sushma Bhan, Chief Data Officer - Technology, Development & Wells, Shell
  • Brandon Brown, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Laredo Petroleum
  • Yugender Chikkula, Manager, Technology (APC/Monitoring/Digitalization), Motiva Enterprises
  • Fakhri Landolsi, Head of Data Science, North America, Equinor
  • Andrew Nobbay, Finance Director - Performance Improvement, Oxy
  • Caryn Ogier, Project Manager, Operations Technology, Noble Energy
  • Alex De Sousa, Head of IT, Equinor
  • Vinit Verma, Senior Technology Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Francisco Ortigosa, Director, Innovation Technology, Repsol
  • Sarma Garimella, Project Lead, Manufacturing Execution Systems, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Murali Gopalakrishnan, Chief Scientist, Process Modeling and Optimization, Sabic
  • Biju Misra, Director, Operations - Enterprise Services, Enbridge
  • Sheryl Corrigan, Director, Environmental, Health & Safety, Koch Industries
  • Patrick Seals, Director, Information Technology, Callon Petroleum
  • Dennis Bell, Vice President, Automation Instrumentation & Electrical, Universal Pegasus
  • Karthick Srinivasan, Director, Process Automation - Operations Excellence, DelekUS
  • Rosie Murphy, Program Manager, Major Projects Digital Transformation, Equinor
  • Wendy Schram, Operational Excellence Improvement Specialist, Dow Chemical
  • Steve Bitar, R&D Program Manager - Automation Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Rockwell Scott, Chief Information Officer, Delek US
  • Julie Thyne, Global Continuous Improvement Lead, Dow Chemical
  • Debbie Rothe, Technology Lead, Environmental Analytical Team, Dow Chemical
  • Lauren Goodwin, Former Vice President, Digital Transformation, BP
  • David Crawley, Professor of Practice, University of Houston
  • Nathan Rightmer, Customer Success Manager, Inovatia
  • Blair Morgan, President, Procedure Accelerator Division, Innovatia
  • Tore Kvam, Manager, vCog, VISCO
  • Jose Pires, Founder & President, Global Excellence & Innovation
  • Rebecca Thomas, Chief Operation Officer, i2k Connect
Pre Conference Workshops: February 24, 2020
Main Conference: February 25-26, 2020
Post Conference Maststerclass: February 26, 2020

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Norris Conference Center - City Centre Location
816 Town and Country Blvd , 77024
Houston, Texas, USA
Phone: + 001 (713) 590-0950

Travel & Accommodation are not included in the conference fee. However, we do have a block of rooms for this event at the HOTEL SORELLA which is located adjacent to The Norris Conference Center  - rooms sell out quickly!

Reserve your room by calling toll free 001 866.842.0100 and asking for the IQPC negotiated rate.
Event details
Organizer : IQEU
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21731