Future Oil & Gas

16-17 Nov 2021 

 * Subject to change

Day One: Tuesday 16 November 2021


Welcome Addresses
Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International
08:50 Opening Keynote
09:15 Panel 1: The Emergence of a Digital Workforce - How will the Upstream Sector be

  • How to enable enterprise adoption of analytics and processes – The steps to becoming a data driven operator
  • Developing a Digital Maturity Assessment – Constructing innovation teams around
    existing staff and resources
  • Augmenting the Digital Framework whilst dealing with Changing Dynamics – A focus on
    Commodity prices, ESG Conformance and Emerging Energy Sources
  • Improving Business efficiency using data management & integration – How to effectively
    deliver value at speed
  • The Talent Attraction Conundrum in a cost cutting age – Making Oil and Gas a
    sustainable career choice
  • The current industry standards and compliance requirements – An insight into data
10:20 Thought Leadership Presentation
Shane McArdle, SVP Production, Kongsberg Digital
10:45 Sponsor Workshop Breakout Sessions
11:10 Panel 2: The Collaboration Roadmap - Identifying New Digital ways of Working Together

  • The role of digitalisation in the near and long-term future of oil and gas production
  • How to encourage shared responsibility through the supply chain – Developing strategic
    partnerships to ensure a sustainable future
  • Embracing the new age of Accelerated Innovation – Overcoming the barriers of Data
  • How to successfully Develop and implement a Digital Value Chain – Does data
    interoperability hold the key to successful partnerships
  • How often should the digital strategy be updated – An analysis on process, operations and customers
  • Reinventing your business model and developing the appropriate digital strategy
11:50 Thought Leadership Presentation
Daniel Cahalarn, Director, asset55
12:15 Panel 3: The Significance of Data Standardisation – Embracing and Developing Compliant Data models

  • Enabling Data aggregation and classification – An insight into operational models to
    improve business efficiency using data management and integration
  • How is big data helping to decentralise the industry – Developing a successful crossdiscipline workflow
  • Investing into Cloud Platforms and working Incrementally – Measuring Accessibility and
    Data ownership
  • Integrating and managing legacy systems – How to democratise advanced analytics
  • The future of Data Storage – How data management platforms will evolve coupled with
    the emergence of customer data platforms and incorporating a data strategy
  • How to achieve Data Maturity – Analysing the remediation of data with current
    processes whilst effectively managing the long-term vision and digital architecture
13:15 Sponsor Workshop Breakout Sessions
13:45 Panel 4: Understanding the true value of leadership in an Agile World – Redefining
management structures through greater maturity in digitisation

  • Creating a culture that truly embraces digitalisation – Accelerating data, encouraging an
    agile workflow system and embracing innovative methods of executing key activities
  • Leveraging data to empower others – Adopting self-service analytic tools to increase
    efficiency and whilst effectively managing data strategy, connectivity, governance and
  • Ensuring effective data interoperability – Developing effective and compliant data
    models that meet current requirements and standards
  • Reskilling and reshaping the Current Workforce – An insight into employee recognition
    and methodology whilst developing a digital transformation charter
  • Harnessing Innovation and Changing Roles – Mastering the skill of Championing Change
  • How to manage the cultural shifts needed for new technology adoption with Intentional
    learning - Striking the right balance between investment in technology and people
14:35 Thought Leadership Presentation
Augusto Borella Hougaz, VP Oil and Gas Products, Intelie
14:35 Panel 5: How does a Digital Twin contribute to Sustainable Operations – How to
Implement Greener Practices and improve decision making

  • How does a Digital Twin offset carbon emissions - Data capture, storage and
    infrastructure development
  • Innovation at Pace – Achieving appropriate data and organisational scalability
  • The Evolution Model – How creative and efficient business strategies will be built around
    planning data and plant data
  • How to improve Asset Sustainability – Reducing the Value Chain’s Carbon footprint
  • Predictive, Preventative and Prescriptive Maintenance – Improving machine connectivity
    and engineering simulation
15:45 Networking Break
16:10 Fireside Chat with Michael Jansen, Chairman and CEO, Cityzenith
16:30 Panel 6: Cyber Security and Scalability – Developing a Resilient Foundation for Growth

  • Moving with digitalisation while minimising risks that comes with evolution of
    technology - What can we learn as technology becomes more sophisticated and better
    protect legacy systems
  • How to manage risks across your supply chain – Developing an effective cyber inventory programme around critical infrastructure
  • The significance of ethical hacking as a preventative counter measure
  • Decreasing the vulnerability of a company’s operational and technology department
  • Evolution of the threat landscape – How a shared responsibility model and cross collaboration is key
  • Practical cases on how to prioritise on cyber investments - A focus on infiltrating cloud
    native systems
17:20 Closing Remarks with Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International
and Ben Randell, Product Line Manager, Chevron


Day Two: Wednesday 17 November 2021

“Future Energy Transition Morning”
Connecting Innovation with Sustainability
08:50 Opening Keynote
09:00 Panel 7: Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage – The Good, The Bad and the Logical

  • How can digitalisation and innovation improve energy efficiency through CCUS
  • Cross country Investment and scale – Adopting a scalable business model to accelerate international adoption and profitability
  • Investment into Carbon Capture – Does the scalability of the solution outweigh the cost
  • Does the concept of CCUS Facilitate the continuation of oil and gas – Spotlight on the sustainability of the current business model
  • The Future of Carbon Capture and Carbon Tax – The impact of Policy and the significance of Collaboration
10:00 Thought Leadership Presentation
10:25 Networking Break
10:40 Thought Leadership Presentation
11:00 Panel 8: Digitalisation and Decarbonisation – How Data facilitates the role of Energy Transition

  • The Future of Data Storage – Defining innovative carbon friendly data centre models, initiatives and data processes
  • The Evolving role of a data scientist – How energy transition is changing the digital dynamics of an operator
  • Avoiding waste and reducing emissions – How Digital tools enable efficient use of energy
  • Moving away from large data siloes – Developing a shared and trusted landscape amongst organisations and associations
  • Rapid scaling of analytics applications to lower operating expenses and increase operational run time
12:00 Thought Leadership Presentation
12:15 Panel 9: Electrification of Oil and Gas Platforms – Hydrogen v Electrification

  • Developing high capacity, long duration Hydrogen Storage in the age of energy
    transition – The perils and pitfalls
  • The Emergence of the Floating Wind Turbine – How to minimise cost in offshore platforms compared to onshore development
  • The Integration of Circular Economic Models – which renewable form will come out on top?
  • Measuring the efficiency and environmental impact of hydrogen production – Blue, Green, Turquoise or Purple
  • The case for platform electrification to reduce emissions – Understanding the key steps in building the appropriate infrastructure
13:15 - 13:45 Sponsor Workshop Breakout Sessions
Technology Spotlight on AI, Blockchain and Machine Learning
13:45 Panel 10: Machine Learning – The Advantages and Challenges with Technology Integration

  • Supervised and Unsupervised Machine Learning – Breaking down the applications for exploration and production
  • Augmenting Business Efficiencies and aligning people and processes – The impact of Machine Learning on the oil field
  • Asset Performance Management – Extending the lifecycle
  • Machine Learning v Deep Learning – An analysis of capabilities and Processes
  • What have we learnt about implementing Machine Learning within the upstream sector?
14:35 Thought Leadership Presentation
15:00 Networking Break
15:15 Panel 11: Artificial Intelligence - What the integration of AI means for Useability

  • How does AI accelerate design processes, reliability and decision-making operations?
  • Will AI redefine the future of oil and gas – Identifying processes that can be accelerated by applying this technology
  • Successfully scaling up AI – Integrating IoT, Edge Computing and Predictive Maintenance
  • How to approach constraints with AI implementation – Understanding the value and restrictions
  • The future of Digital Twin with AI – What opportunities will this present going forward?
16:10 Thought Leadership Presentation
16:30 Panel 12: Blockchain – The Advantages and Challenges with Technology Integration

  • The significance of convergence – Integrating IoT, Machine learning and robotics
  • How does Blockchain provide greater assurance on supply chain management
  • Blockchain and AI – How this technology facilitates Data Collection and Automation
  • Data and Blockchain – A focus on data privacy and cyber security
  • Best Practices in Adopting Blockchain – Challenges and lessons learned in the upstream sector
  • Increasing authenticity and product ownership
17:20 Closing remarks with Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International and Marijn Bezuijen, Asset Artificial Intelligence
Business Opportunity Manager, Shell