AGENDA

Virtual Stream 1
Virtual Stream 2
Virtual Main Stage
A live Q&A session will immediately follow every presentation. A group discussion room will also be available throughout the event for every session.
9:45
Welcome Reception and Introduction to the platform
10:00
Opening keynote
The Digital Future of Oil & Gas: Leading Digital Transformation in the new realities. How does the oil market upheaval affect digitalisation?
ANOSH THAKKAR
Senior Advisor
MCKINSEY & COMPANY
10:15
Plenary Panel Discussion: Resilience in adversity: Preparing oil & gas for the recovery period
The oil market shocks caused by low oil prices and covid-19 require the companies to undertake urgent measures, however, thinking and preparing for the long-term is a must for future survival. Preparing for the recovery period requires to consider the emerging trends and their impact on industry, stress test internal operations and business processes, examine the agility of supply chains, and upgrade technology. What are the medium and long-term implications for the digital in it?
  • What investments are necessary to create the technology environment that will allow companies to prosper in the next normal?
  • How to develop a business-led technology roadmap that represents emerging business trends in oil & gas and the pace of digital adoption by all stakeholders: customers, suppliers, employees, and regulators?
  • What is the impact of decarbonisation acceleration on the industry?
Moderator:
ANOSH THAKKAR
Senior Advisor
MCKINSEY & COMPANY
Panellists:
Paolo Cerioli
Group Head - Digital Scouting & Open Innovation
ENI
Fayez Kharbat
MESA Middle East Chairman and Board Member
MESA
Jonathan Carpenter
Group Head of Strategy & Transformation
Petrofac
Eric Koenig
Vice President, Strategy Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
11:00
Virtual Speed Dating and Networking
Speed Networking is an ice-breaker session of three-minute 1:1 mini-meetings carefully curated by us and supported by a powerful virtual platform. Nail your elevator pitch, share some fun facts, and leave with 10 to 20 meaningful connections.
11:00
Exhibition tour
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour. Feel free to explore onlinel booths, watch demos at your convenience and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
11:30
Stream Tracks. Deconstructing Digital Transformation from strategic and technological perspectives
Stream 1: Making digital transformation tangible impact at scale. The main pitfalls and strategies to overcome them.
Successfully introducing digital across the entire organisation brings more benefits rather than in single-use cases and after covid-19 companies will be forced to scale up. How to weigh the benefits ...
Stream 2: Case studies- Uncovering digital solutions to prepare for the after-crisis future. From AI to IIOT.
In the light of recent events, adopting technologies has shifted its value from enabling to essential to help lower costs and improve automation. What are the challenges and opportunities? What are th...
Stream 1: Making digital transformation tangible impact at scale. The main pitfalls and strategies to overcome them.
Successfully introducing digital across the entire organisation brings more benefits rather than in single-use cases and after covid-19 companies will be forced to scale up. How to weigh the benefits and organizational feasibility of scaling up successful pilots, set up the right technology ecosystem, choose the right pace and give a boost to stagnant digital transformation.
Moderator:
Bart Cornelissen
Managing Partner, Head of Energy & Resources Middle East
Monitor Deloitte

Speakers:
PATRICK VON PATTAY
Vice President, Digital Portfolio & Transformation
WINTERSHALL DEA

Speakers:
Realizing meaningful value from digital transformation at scale. The main pitfalls and strategies to overcome them
Jonathan Dall
VP Sales EMEA - Oil & Gas
C3.ai
Jean-Paul Sacy
Regional Director Middle East
Baker Hughes C3.ai
Stream 2: Case studies- Uncovering digital solutions to prepare for the after-crisis future. From AI to IIOT.
In the light of recent events, adopting technologies has shifted its value from enabling to essential to help lower costs and improve automation. What are the challenges and opportunities? What are the steps to adopt new solutions? How to accelerate current efforts?
Moderator:
OSCAR ABBINK
Director – Upstream Energy
IHS MARKIT

Speaker:
PID Graph- Harvest P&ID for graph-based plant optimisation
Sebastian Marquardt
Project Manager - Data Products, Innovation & Product Management
Bilfinger Digital Next

Speakers:
Digital Twin – How to scale value that has impact
Shane McArdle
Vice President of Production
KONGSBERG DIGITAL

Speakers
Integrated Manufacturing Operations Management System (imoms)- Digitalization Journey
Khalid Alharbi
Unit Head
Saudi Aramco
Mohammed Tomehy
MOM System Support Engineer
Saudi Aramco
12:30
Exhibition Tour
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour. Feel free to explore onlinel booths, watch demos at your convenience and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
12:45
Social hour and Networking Lunch
Grab a sandwich and join us from your couch or patio for the informal networking lunch.
13:15
Virtual Round Tables. Tackling the next big topics in oil & gas
Stream 1: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT - Overcoming the Human Resource Crisis with digital.
Stream 2: Remote and autonomous operations as a new norm: Is this going to become commonplace to reduce costs and improve emergency response capabilities?
Stream 1: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT - Overcoming the Human Resource Crisis with digital.
  • What are the consequences of a significant Knowledge Depletion on the industry?
  • How Digital can help in dealing with this unprecedented Knowledge Base crisis?
  • Which Digital Technologies can make the most impact?
  • How to formulate a Digital Strategy that can deliver short and long term results?
Moderator:
Hatem Nasr
Sr. Advisor Digital Oiflied KOC, Digital Transformation & Digital Strategy Leader
Kuwait Oil Company

Speakers:
Hank Malik
Knowledge Management Lead
Petroleum Development Oman
Warrick Cooke
Consultant
Tessella
Harit Naik
Director – Innovation & Disruptive Technologies
McDermott
Stream 2: Remote and autonomous operations as a new norm: Is this going to become commonplace to reduce costs and improve emergency response capabilities?
  • How covid-19 has accelerated remote operations? Are companies going to invest more in it once the quarantine is over?
  • What are the cultural changes and strategies that are needed to support remote and autonomous operations?
Moderator:
David Hartell
EVP Developments, Operations & Production
New Age

Speakers:
Philip Black
Global Emerging Solutions Lead, Digital and Technology
WOOD
SUBRATA BHOWMIK
Data Scientist/Senior Engineer – Center of Subsea Innovation and Digitlisation
MCDERMOTT INTERNATIONAL
Amit Kar
Director, Global Pursuits – EMEA
Aveva
14:15
Social activity (exhibition and networking)
14:30
Fireside Chat
Moderator:
Elias Ghantous
Partner, Oil & Gas Lead
EnergyExpert
Speakers:
ANDRAS SVEBIS
CIO, Head of Global Solutions Delivery
MOL GROUP