10:00
OPENING REMARKS
10:10
SESSION 1: NAVIGATING THE DIGITALISATION JUNGLE IN THE POST-COVID WORLD
For many larger oil & gas companies, there are layers of decentralised processes, technologies and systems. Multiply it by all the media hype, marketing claims and general confusion about what to do, and progress becomes very difficult. How to define the right priority amidst a rapidly evolving technology ecosystem in the post-covid world?
  • MODERATOR
Fayez Kharbat
MESA Middle East Chairman and Board Member
MESA
  • PRESENTATION
Industry 4.0: How to navigate the digital transformation of the oil & gas industry
Anders Brun
Partner
McKinsey & Company
  • PRESENTATION
Transforming and Modernising the Global IT Function enabling BP to be the Digital Leader in the Industry
Ed Alford
VP Digital Transformation IT&S
BP
10:30
PANEL DISCUSSION. THE SCALABILITY CHALLENGE: HOW TO MAKE THE LEAP FROM EXPERIMENTATION TO TRANSFORMATION?
Before the crisis digital transformation failure rates ranged anywhere from 60 to 90 percent. What have we learnt from the crisis to overcome the scalability challenge? How can oil & gas majors handle the hurdles that stand between pilot success and company-wide rollout?
Anders Brun
Partner
McKinsey & Company
Hassan Mohammed
Manager, Digital Planning & Governance Department Manager
ADNOC
George Eapen
Group Chief Information Officer
Petrofac
Fayez Kharbat
MESA Middle East Chairman and Board Member
MESA
Ed Alford
VP Digital Transformation IT&S
BP
11:30
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
Find your best way to get engaged with the conference attendees using online networking tools! Schedule 1:1 or group video calls or visit the event partners on their virtual stands.
BUSINESS NETWORKING
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Feel free to explore online booths, watch special presentations, and technical demos from the summit partners and make meaningful connections.
11:45
SESSION 2: THE OIL COMPANY OF THE FUTURE: ENERGY TRANSITION AND MIDDLE EAST, WHEN WILL THE MOMENTUM COME?
In the face of the roiling change and the accelerated shift to energy transition and decarbonisation, oil majors can no longer proceed with business as usual. What will the oil company of the future look like? How will this affect the Middle Eastern oil & gas industry and the companies’ strategies to adapt?
  • MODERATOR
Omar Saleh
Head of Energy & Manufacturing Middle East & Africa
Microsoft
  • PRESENTATION
Bart Cornelissen
Managing Partner, Head of Energy & Resources Middle East
Monitor Deloitte
  • PRESENTATION
TBC
Trung Ghi
Head of Energy Practice
Arthur D. Little
12:15
PANEL DISCUSSION. HOW TO BUILD A COMPANY OF TOMORROW USING THE SOLUTIONS OF TODAY?
What overarching strategies and technological initiatives should oil and gas companies adopt to respond to a large spectrum of megatrends ranging from the energy transition, stiff competition, changes in the market landscape and the pressure to embrace new technologies?
Bart Cornelissen
Managing Partner, Head of Energy & Resources Middle East
Monitor Deloitte
Trung Ghi
Head of Energy Practice
Arthur D. Little
Andreas Berger
Managing Director
WINTERSHALL DEA TECHNOLOGY VENTURES
Mikhail Korolkov
Head of Strategic IT Development
Gazprom Neft
Omar Saleh
Head of Energy & Manufacturing Middle East & Africa
Microsoft
13:00
VIRTUAL LUNCH ROUND TABLE: DIGITAL TWIN DISCUSSION HOSTED BY KONGSBERG DIGITAL AND SHELL
Take your lunch and join the online face-to-face virtual Digital Twin discussion with Kongsberg and Shell! Turn your camera and microphone on and feel free to engage in the discussion, ask questions and share your experience of using the Digital Twin.
Shane McArdle
Senior Vice President, Digital Energy
KONGSBERG DIGITAL
Luke Kendall
Digital Programme Manager
A/S Norske Shell
13:45
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: ENERGYEXPERT, A DIGITAL MARKETPLACE FOR THE ENERGY INDUSTRY
In the Oil & Gas industry, identifying the best-fit digital solutions can be challenging, given the uniqueness of assets, facilities, and equipment. At the same time, the number of vendors and products on the market is growing rapidly. EnergyExpert is a business-to-business marketplace for digital solutions, supporting Oil & Gas teams to identify, learn about, and deploy digital solutions from a global network of vendors. Elias Ghantous, Partner, Oil & Gas Lead at EnergyExpert, will introduce the EnergyExpert initiative.
Elias Ghantous
Partner, Oil & Gas Lead
EnergyExpert
14:00
SESSION 3: CONQUERING THE DATA MONSTER
Oil and gas companies generate huge volumes of data through sensors and logging tools. Yet only a tiny fraction of this data is ever analysed and used for decision-making. What are the biggest data challenges facing the oil and gas industry? How to create the new structures and processes necessary to get the right data to the right people at the right time? What are the best strategies to extract and act on the value of the collected data?
  • MODERATOR
Amit Kar
Director, Global Pursuits – EMEA
Aveva
  • PRESENTATION
How to be successful in Data Science: why enterprises fail and how to develop and implement a successful strategy
Eva-Marie Muller-Stuler
Chief Data Scientist
IBM MEA
  • PRESENTATION
Improving the data quality with ML- Asset Register Verification (ARV) project at PDO
Aleksandr Zykov
ARV Process Improvement Lead
PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN
  • PRESENTATION
Data Monster is your friend
Amit Kar
Director, Global Pursuits – EMEA
Aveva
15:00
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
15:15
TROUBLE-SHOOTING ROUND TABLES. SOLVING THE INDUSTRY’S GRAND CHALLENGES
ROUND TABLE 1. HOW TO BRING THE TRANSFORMATION FROM THE BOARDROOM TO THE FIELD?
Even if digital strategy is endorsed by the board, the translation of that to the people doing the work and impacted by the work needs to be black and white. What are the critical moves companies must make to build an enduring digital culture at the leadership and operational levels?
Vinodkumar Raghothamarao
Director Consulting
IHS Markit
Hank Malik
Knowledge Management Lead
Petroleum Development Oman
ROUND TABLE 2. SUCCESS STORIES IN IMPLEMENTING AI AT SCALE ACROSS INDUSTRIES AND IN ENERGY.
Philippe Herve
VP Oil & Gas Solutions
Spark Cognition
ROUND TABLE 3: INTELLIGENT OILFIELD
Amir Habib
Middle East Director
Abyss Solutions
15:45
PRIZE DRAW AND DIGITAL ENERGY INDUSTRY QUIZ
Do you see yourself as a "digital guru" and believe your knowledge of the oil & gas industry is above average? Check yourself in our fun informal quiz!
10:00
SESSION 1: ANATOMY OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS. WHERE EXACTLY IS THE VALUE?
From digital twins to blockchain to IIoT and AI to edge computing and AR/VR. Rapid digital technology advancement is one of the biggest challenges for global oil & gas leaders. What digital technologies will drive the most value, help reduce costs and make the highest impact in the near future?
  • PRESENTATION
Dynamic Digital Twin – the road to autonomy.
Haavard Oestensen
VP of Growth – Digital Energy
Kongsberd Digital
  • PRESENTATION
Adding Value to EPC Project Industry
Atul Paranjape
Vice President – Digital & IT
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering
  • PRESENTATION
The Future of Oil & Gas Digitization: Deliver Value with AI in Changing Times
Michael Krause
Principal Data Scientist, Oil & Gas
Beyond Limits
  • PRESENTATION
Digital Twin from Vision to Realization
Ibrahim AlJahwari
Process & Control Systems Department
Aramco
Eyad Buhulaiga
OT Digital Transformation Projects Manager
Aramco
11:15
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
Find your best way to get engaged with the conference attendees using online networking tools! Schedule 1:1 or group video calls or visit the event partners on their virtual stands.
BUSINESS NETWORKING
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Feel free to explore online booths, watch special presentations, and technical demos from the summit partners and make meaningful connections.
11:30
SESSION 2: LESSONS LEARNED FROM A DECADE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS
With no playbook to draw on, most of the industry players have embarked on the journey of digital transformation over the past several years. What experience have these early movers gained that can help others as they undergo their own transformation?
TECHNICAL TRACK 1. UPSTREAM OIL & GAS
The session will present real use cases of how some of the oil and gas companies are leveraging digital technologies to capture huge prizes on offer at every stage of the upstream lifecycle.
  • MODERATOR
Paul Seccombe
VP, Sales & Client Engagement
EMEA, Toumetis
  • PRESENTATION
ai2flow: conversion of data to hydrocarbon flow
Vitaly Elichev
Venture Manager ai2flow, Technology and Innovation Division
Wintershall DEA
  • PRESENTATION
Knowledge technology and its applications in oil and gas
Bilal Abdallah
Director - Middle East
MAANA
  • PRESENTATION
Lessons learned to digital strategies
Hani El Kurd
Chief Operating Officer
Lamprell
TECHNICAL TRACK 2. DOWNSTREAM OIL & GAS
The session will explore how the leading refining and chemical companies are digitally transforming their plant and work processes, capital projects and operations in search of new efficiencies and value.
  • PRESENTATION
How Refiners Can Navigate the Challenges of the Energy Transition and Digitalization
José de Sá
Partner, Global Head of Downstream
BAIN
  • PRESENTATION
industry 4.0 from field to cloud (new opportunities and challenges layer by layer)
Tibor Komróczki
Head of Process Information & Automation
MOL Group
  • PRESENTATION
Improving Plant Integrity at SATORP with Digitalization
Ahmed A. Alzahrani
Inspection Senior Group Leader
SATORP
  • PRESENTATION
Eight Strategies to Drive Enterprise Profitability through Integrated Power Management and Process Automation
Georges El Mir
Vice President Oil & Gas
Schneider Electric
12:30
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
12:45
DRAGONS’ DEN STYLE TECHNOLOGY CONTEST
The shark-tank style contest will showcase some of the latest advances in digitalisation that could transform the oil & gas industry presented by the industry’s most innovative companies.
  • Judging Panel:
Andreas Berger
Managing Director
WINTERSHALL DEA TECHNOLOGY VENTURES
Emanuele Cacciatore
Senior Director Insight & Cloud Strategy
Oracle
Harit Naik
Director – Innovation & Disruptive Technologies
McDermott
  • Speakers:
Game-changing AI for better decisions
Norbert Dolle
Managing Partner
White Space Energy
Leveraging the value of Reality Modeling in creating intelligent Digital Twins
Ezzat Sabry
Managing Director
Geomatex
Digital Well Delivery System
Gerhard Thonhauser
CEO
TDE Group
14:00
CLOSING KEYNOTE. TOMORROW’S ENERGY INDUSTRY IN THE POST-DIGITAL ERA
  • PRESENTATION
How to lead successfully major change initiatives in oil and gas
Andrea Petrone
Strategic & Leadership Advisor
AP EXECUTIVE
DAY 2 | 30 SEP | GST (GMT +4)