Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors


The Future Conferences portfolio of B2B events provides senior executives from oil and gas, energy and utilities sectors opportunities to explore disruptive innovation, digital transformation and new technologies that are shaping the world around us. How are digital transformation trends impacting the profitability and efficiency of operations? How can organisations manage change? And how can digital innovation support sustainability roadmaps and carbon reduction?




The Future Digital Twin 2023 conference, organised by Cavendish Group International in collaboration with Shell, brought together energy and technology professionals from around the world to discuss digital twin technology as an enabler for the energy transition, open collaboration and digital innovation in the oil and gas and other industries.

The conference attracted a high-level gathering of more than 250 innovators and thought leaders from over 150 organisations to exchange ideas on how to speed up and improve of implementation of Digital Twin and AI-related technology.

Check out some of the KEY TAKEAWAYS

Global speakers that drive digital transformation in oil & gas

Future Conferences deliver powerful conversations and learning experiences with thought leaders, innovators, industry experts and business influencers

Frank Cassulo

Chief Digital Officer, Chevron

Patricia Rangel

VP Intelligent Operations Digital, Production and Business Services, bp

Rolf Einar Sæter

Global Digital Twin Innovation Lead, Shell

Torbjørg Fossum

VP Global CCS Solutions, MMP Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor

Jim Schneider

Solution Manager – Digital Twin, Chevron

Jo Coleman OBE

UK Energy Transition Manager at Shell

Justin Piwetz

Asset Management Lead, Research & Innovation in Virtual Technologies; bp

Ulf Nahrath

VP Energy Transition & Infrastructure, UK, Shell

Federico Giannangeli

Director E&P Technology, Repsol

Denver Rumney

UK lead at E.ON Innovation


  • I found taking part in the Future Digital Twin event a great experience. The relevance of the agenda, combined with the depth of speaker knowledge provided for a fantastic opportunity to learn and to make new connections. I particularly enjoyed the range of panelists from large operators, to large digital solutions suppliers to smaller start-ups. Fantastic to see so much of the digital ecosystem involved.

    Lee Hodder

    VP Upstream Digital Transformation, Shell

  • The Future Oil & Gas digital twin conference was a powerful status update around on of the key driver for industrial digital transformation “Digital Twin’s”.
    The structure, the content as well as the participants and the audience make this virtual conference to an important and successful experience for me and my peers.

    Rolf Saeter

    Business Improvement and Technology Manager, Shell

  • It was a great event. Conferences like these are key in attaining energy transition and digitalization, simultaneously in the oil and gas industry. It allowed us to come together, gather our thoughts and brainstorm for a day or two on what lies in the future for oil and gas and how do we collectively best steer it for the greater good.

    Manas Pathak

    Global Stategic Business Development, Intel AI Alliance, Intel Corporation

  • The Future Oil and Gas conference on Digital Innovation and Energy Transition was a significant event, bringing together deeply skilled practitioners for an insightful dialog about the technologies that are transforming our industry

    Martin R. Gonzalez

    Connected Work Principal, Intelligent Operations, bp

  • As always, the Future Oil & Gas event presented high level discussions regarding the key topics of the sector. A really fundamental event to professionals who desire to keep updated with the current and future scenarios of the industry

    Marcio Wagner da Silva

    Process Engineer and Project Manager,Petrobras


What experts attending our events say about digital innovation in oil and gas:

"We see digital integrated into every aspect of our business. Our core digital strategy aims to increase asset value, modernise the value chain and enhance employee and customer experience."
Frank Cassulo, Chief Digital Officer, Chevron

"Tools like digital twin are the future of the industry because they provide you with the insights to make better decisions and ultimately better results."
Juan Pedro Bretti Mandarano, Digital Transformation Global Advisor, Repsol

“Your digital strategy should be value-driven, predicated on finding new and better solutions to drive improved business outcomes, offering new insights that can be leveraged to reduce emissions and further improve productivity, reliability and performance of your facility. We no longer see digital twin as a nice to have; it is a must-have, to keep competitive”
Shane McArdle, President and CEO, Kongsberg Digital

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