Join me at the Calgary Petroleum Club to celebrate the launch of my new book, Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas. Tickets include an autographed copy for your very own.
MPGC Week, first launched in 1997, is an integrated set of activities as part of MPGC, now in its 27th year as a leading industry conference. It’s a key learning and networking platform for senior executives, policy makers and industry specialists. I will be conducting a two-day blockchain masterclass aimed exclusively at the oil and gas industry.
EnergyConnect is a virtual conference that will focus on strategic challenges for the energy industry and help answer key questions for E&P businesses interested in improving operational efficiency. This is one of the most innovative conference designs I’ve experienced because it is ‘digital‘. I will be leading a panel discussion on the digital transformation of the oil and gas industry. Panelists include Joy Romero, Chris Leonard, Vicki Knott, Jeff LaFrenz, Soheil Asgarpour and Terrance Chmelyk.
INVENTURE$ 2019 is a must-attend ‘unconference’ for creative minds. Over three days this conference will bring venture capitalists, angel investors, startups, entrepreneurs, service providers and thought leaders together in Calgary to discover and share the latest in #innovation, research, capital access and deal-making.I will be chairing a panel discussion on how smart contract solutions based on #blockchain technology are helping change business models in a variety of industries.
The IOT in Oil & Gas 2019 Conference focuses on helping operators drive down costs and increase efficiencies. The past 3 years have seen the industry make great strides in using technology to realign their cost base, and forums such as this conference have played an important role in best practice knowledge dissemination and being a hub for networking and ideas exchange. I am delivering the keynote address at the start of the conference.
Distributed ledger technology (or blockchain) will have a profound impact on the oil and gas industry. The Energy Conference Network is holding the second annual event of industry and technology leaders in Calgary that focuses on the impacts of blockchain on oil and gas. I’ll be on a panel along with Soheil Asgarpour, Brent Willett, Dave Gajadhar, Nav Dhunay and Mark Waddleton, discussing blockchain business models.
The Fuse Collective is holding its 13th annual gala, bringing together students, academics and industry to celebrate the changes in Calgary towards a more sustainable future. I’ll be on a panel along with Megan Zimmerman of Calgary Economic Development, and Matt Toohey of TransAlta, on the topic of sustainability and change.
SAP is holding one of its frequent educational summits on their technology platform and how it enables the intelligent energy company of the future. I will be the keynote speaker kicking off the day with a presentation called Long Fuse Big Bang – the impacts of digital innovation on the industry.
Osprey Informatics is a market leader in visual analytics — a class of artificial intelligence that provides virtual intelligent “eyes-on” capabilities for tough and demanding environments. I will be the first speaker in this webinar to set the stage for how visual analytics creates outsized value for oil and gas.
ARC Financial is holding an Oil and Gas executive briefing on the state of the oil and gas industry. I will be presenting on the impacts of digital innovation and the opportunity and imperative for investment.
The Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) is organising a one-day conference on the impact of #digital on #oil and #gas. I will be chairing a panel discussion on the topic.
ZEEL, Intelliview, Vintri and LuxModus are organising a Pipeline Innovation Mixer, with Joy Romero as the lead speaker. Joy is the VP Technology and Innovation at Canadian Natural Resources. I’ll be following Joy with a talk about digital innovation in pipelines.
EVOK Innovations is holding a CEO Summit to present innovations in clean resource technology. I’m a guest speaker at this event where I’ll be addressing digital’s impacts on oil and gas.
The Prairies Chapter of Finance and Accounting Professionals Alliance (FAPA) and Ismaili Business Professional Alliances (IBPA) is holding a seminar to explore the concepts behind #blockchain technology and its application. I’m the guest speaker at this event.
The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Foundation is holding its Fall Conference. I will be speaking on the impact of #digital on #oil and #gas, with emphasis on the impacts on the pipeline sector.
New technology such as block chain, internet of things and artificial intelligence are making their way into the business world, and more prominently, into the supply chain and logistics industry. What are these new technologies and can we understand them further? I am part of a panel discussion on the Digital Reinvention of the Oil and Gas Supply Chain, hosted by the Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics (CASL).
I’ll be addressing the role of digital in the construction supply chain for new oil and gas infrastructure.
At the IECA Annual Canadian Conference, I will be delivering a presentation on Emerging Energy Technology, and its impact on the commercial and operational activities of the energy industry. For this presentation, I’ll be joined on stage by Google Home, my occasional artificial intelligence sidekick who provides content, answers questions and tells jokes, all to prove a point – that digital technology is here to stay.
Finance leaders from across the business community will be discussing three topics – robotic process automation, blockchain and disclosure automation. Hosted by Carlee Panylyk, this form will consist of a circuit of three concurrent sessions, with the attendees rotating through the circuit stations. I will be providing a deep dive look into blockchain or distributed ledger technology, how it works, and how it will transform business processes.