Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit

  • Optimizing safety, efficiency, sustainability and reliability to drive world-class business performance
  • June 4-6, 2019
  • 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.

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With markets shifting, regulations changing and pressure to increase efficiency in your operations - how can you deliver consistent operational excellence? Join over 250 Heads of OE, Operations, Assets and HSE at the 6th Annual Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, returning to Calgary June 4-6, 2019.


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

  • Optimize Maintenance and Reliability
  • Drive Reliability Excellence using Voice of the Experts
  • Manage Change - without Compromising Business Performance
  • Increase Risk Visibility by Optimizing 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
  • Harness big data, analytics and AI to fundamentally transform operational efficiency
  • Lead your Millennial Workforce toward Operational Excellence
  • Understand the Impact of Human Factors on 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 2019 include:

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

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Meet the 2019 Speakers

  • Jim Claunch, Vice President, Business Efficiency, Equinor
  • Ginette MacIsaac, Director, Operations, LNG Canada
  • John Soini, Vice President, Canada Gas Operations, TransCanada
  • Stephane Demers, Director of Operations, Montreal Refinery, Suncor
  • Arun Narayanan, Chief Data Officer, AngloAmerican
  • Troy Geertsen, Vice President, Health, Environment, Safety & Regulatory, Chevron
  • Sharon Hauser, Director, Corporate Process & Improvement Office and Learning, SaskPower
  • Philippe Gauthier, General Manager, Alberta Unconventionals, Shell Canada
  • Martin Huang, Vice President, System Operations, HydroOne
  • Walter Kresic, Vice President, Pipeline Integrity, Enbridge
  • Cristian Matei, Head of Business Transformation, Veolia Group
  • Peter Medlam, Director, Canada Business Unit, Repsol
  • Jana Mosley, Vice President, Power Delivery Transformation, ENMAX
  • Jose Pires, Former Vice President of Enterprise Business Improvement & Productivity, Andeavor
  • Heather Wilcott, Manager, Upstream Digital Strategy, Imperial Oil
  • Joy Romero, Vice President, Technology & Innovation, CNRL
  • David Trent, Vice President, Technology & Digital, Canfor
  • Vinit Verma, Senior Technology Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager, BP
  • Gerard Lachance, Senior Manager, Performance Quality & Management Systems, Hydro-Québec
  • Trevor Williams, Vice President, Nitrogen Operations, Nutrien
  • Julie Thyne, North America Continuous Improvement Lead, Dow Chemical
  • Mark Sombach, Digital Innovation Group Lead, Cenovus
  • Keith Schilling, President, BHGE Canada
  • Grigor Bambekov, Director, Performance & Business Excellence, Andeavor Logistics
  • Kathy McCrum, Vice President, HR & Safety, SaskPower
  • Jawad Masud, Vice President, Commercial Services, Optimization and Design, TransCanada
  • Barre Browne, Senior Director, Transformation, Nutrien
  • Dennis Heinzlmeir, Alberta Chapter President, Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC)
  • Susan Lubell, National President, Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC)
  • Manuel Reyes Ferras, Manager, SCM Materials Processing, Suncor
  • Jeffrey Collins, Independent Energy Advisor & Founder, Corvus
  • Camille Peres, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, Texas A&M University
  • Johanne Picard-Thompson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, AltaLink
  • Justyna Krzysiak, Equipment Class Specialist, Mechanical Engineering & Asset Management, Enbridge
  • Tyson Dunlop, Area Technology Manager - Canada, Halliburton
  • Bob Koonce, Founder and Managing Partner, High Reliability Group LLC
  • Robert Day, Senior Regulatory Advisor, Integrity Advocate
  • Peter Adam, Executive Vice President, Add Energy Asset and Integrity Management, Add Energy
  • Duncan Kerr, Managing Partner, The Engine Room
  • Rajiv Anand, Co-Founder and CEO, Quartic.ai
  • Lawrence Short, Senior Manager, Organizational Transformation, DuPont Sustainable Solutions
  • Alfonsius Ariawan, Global Solutions Architect, DuPont Sustainable Solutions
  • Arjen Bos, Product Owner, Accruent
  • Ingrid Dueck, Client Relationship Manager, Consultant, Kepner-Tregoe

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: May 13, 2019