Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit
Optimizing safety, efficiency, sustainability and reliability to drive world-class business performance

4 June, 2018 - 6 June, 2018, Calgary, AB, Canada

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 200 Heads of OE, Operations, Assets and HSE at the 4th Annual Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, returning to Calgary June 4-6, 2018.

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

  • Optimize Maintenance and Reliability
  • Assess and Improve your Company's Safety Culture
  • Manage Change - without Compromising Business Performance
  • Increase Risk Visibility by Optimising 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
  • Drive Innovation in Your Operations
  • Leverage Technology to Drive out Operations Costs
  • Understand the Impact of Human Factors on Process 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 2018 include:

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

''Great conference, worth every minute!''
Brian Kilbreath, General Manager, Terminal Operations, Kinder Morgan

''The event was great, the organizing was fantastic - great job you all!''
Victor Costec, Group Lead, Asset Condition Management, Cenovus Energy

''This is the right place to be to meet the decision makers in oil and gas.''
Ryan Hutchinson, Director Business Development, SkyX

2018 Speakers

  • Graham Balzun, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Keyera
  • Jim Wetherbee, Astronaut, Former VP - BP, Author, Controlling Risk: 30 Techniques for Operating Excellence
  • Mike Teshima, Director, Digital Transformation, Suncor
  • Mark Hutcherson, Director, Operations Excellence, ConocoPhillips Global Production
  • Mike Baker, Manager, Operational Excellence, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Julie Thyne, Gulf Coast Continuous Improvement Leader, Dow Chemical
  • Cynthia Hansen, Executive Vice President, Utilities and Power Operations, Enbridge Inc.
  • Jeremy Teeuwsen, Manager, Operational Excellence, Sherritt International Corporation
  • Matt DiGeronimo, Vice President, Operations, Veolia
  • Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager, BP
  • Kathy McCrum, Vice President, HR & Safety, SaskPower
  • Mick O'Connor, Behavioural Safety Manager, Irving Oil
  • Sheikh Nahyaan, General Manager, Grid Operations & Emergency Management, Toronto Hydro
  • Nasser Awada, Former Manager Operational Excellence, Cenovus Energy
  • Kal Johnson, Director, HSSE, Cameron LNG
  • Chris Bloomer, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association
  • Stephan Blasilli, Head of Global Lean Operations & Corporate Initiatives, EDP Renewables
  • David Musgrave, Vice President, Consulting Leader, DEKRA
  • Mike Zamis, Chief Product Officer, Sphera
  • Peter Montagna, Head, Global Adhesives SH&E Audit and Assessment, Henkel Corporation
  • Marti Evans, Senior Sales Executive, Innovatia
  • Garry Gandza, Managing Partner, Revisionz
  • Matt Kunkel, CEO & Co-Founder, LogicGate
  • Linus Hakimattar, Partner, Revisionz
  • Cason Swindle, Director, Workforce Performance Solutions, Rider International
  • Jeff Robinson, Director, Kepner Tregoe
  • Edi Gittenberger, CEO, Rider International
  • Tom Banks, Director/Owner, Castlefirth
  • Phill Lane, Senior Consultant, Castlefirth
  • Peter Adam, EVP, Add Energy Asset and Integrity Management, Add Energy
  • Kevin Drinkwater, VP Business Development, Nanoprecise Sci Corp
  • Sunil Vedula, Founder & CEO, Nanoprecise Sci Corp
  • Sairam Valluri, Senior Staff Consultant, KBC (A Yokogawa Company)
Pre-Conference Workshop Day - Monday, June 4, 2018

Main Conference Day One - Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Main Conference Day Two - Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.


BMO Centre
20 Roundup Way SE
Calgary Alberta T2G 2W1
Website: http://venues.calgarystampede.com/attending/
Phone: + 001 800 661 1767

Travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee; however we have put together a HotelMap that displays discounted accommodation for hotels in the area near to Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit. The map displays live availability and allows you to book directly with each hotel: https://www.HotelMap.com/pro/M9WVD

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. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the HotelMap link provided; this shows live availability and rates for all hotels in the area and allows you to book directly with the hotel of your choice within your budget.

Registration for this event is closed.

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