Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

 * Subject to change

Tuesday 6 December 2022
All timings in GMT


Welcome Speech
Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International

09:00 Opening keynote
Gabrielle Gauthey, SVP, European Public Affairs & High Representative of the Chairman and Executive Officer to the European Institutions, TotalEnergies

Panel 1: Hydrogen and Carbon Capture – Redefining collaboration and Future Partnerships within Oil and Gas

  • Developing high capacity, long duration Hydrogen Storage in the age of energy transition – The perils and pitfalls
  • Understanding the Future of Carbon Capture and Carbon Tax – The impact of Policy and Regulation
  • How can digitalisation and innovation improve energy efficiency through CCUS
  • The impact of Regulation and Cross sector Challenges – How to Leverage Synergies across the Supply Chain
  • Investments into CCUS – An insight into Economies of Scale
  • What next for Electrolyser technology – the next level for hydrogen technology deployment
  • Understanding Circular Economic Models – which renewable form will come out on top?

Taoufik Ait-Ettajer, Subsurface Manager, Technology, E&P, Repsol
Dr. Andreas Berger, Managing Director, Technology Ventures, Wintershall Dea
Jon Gibbins, Director and Professor of Carbon Capture, UK CCS Research Centre
Miriam Archer, CCUS Digital Manager, SLB
Annet Stones, Sustainability & Green Energy, IBM


“In Conversation”- with Kongsberg Digital

10:40 Fireside Chat – Negative Emissions technologies & the reason why we are in a Parallel Path with them and other Decarbonisation Initiatives with Federico Giannangeli, Director of Reggane Asset, Repsol

Panel 2: Energy Transition and The Digital Twin – Building the Decarbonised Operator of the Future

  • Creating a Roadmap for Asset Sustainability – Implementing Proactive Modelling
  • Technology and Carbon Offsets – How to implement Sustainable practices around plant data
  • Understanding role of an Open Twin Platform – Capturing emission sources and unlocking opportunities
  • Innovation and Regulations – Setting a Universal Standards System and Facilitating Shared Ontology
  • Carbon Tracking, Transparency and Verification – A focus on Value Chain Optimisation and ESG Reporting

Sundeep Kamath, Head of Global Industry Innovation, Shell
Juan Pedro Bretti Mandarano, Digital Transformation Global Advisor, Repsol
Ilya Berchenko, Engagement Director,
Mike J Hayes, Global Enterprise Architect, Dell Technologies
Haavard Oestensen, VP of Growth, Digital Twins, Kongsberg Digital
Abdullah Al Halafi, Network and Systems Specialist, Digital Twin, Saudi Aramco

11:50 Presentation: ZynQ 360: How to develop a digital twin that works for your entire enterprise?
Brian Milne, Founder & Technical Director and Austa McKendrick, Global Sales Manager, ZynQ 360

Fireside Chat – with Torbjorg Klara Fossum, VP Global CCS Solutions, MMP Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor

12:25 Fireside Chat with Myrtle Dawes, Net Zero Solutions Director, Net Zero Technology Centre

Panel 3: Brown, Grey, Green or Blue? – Measuring the Environmental impact, Efficiency and Scalability of the Hydrogen Value Chain

  • How AI and Machine Learning facilitate Energy Transition – An insight into Energy Forecasting and Intelligent Distribution
  • Understanding Existing Infrastructure and location – Repurposing Versus Creating new Hydrogen Networks
  • The Impact of Digitalisation on Planning and Energy Delivery – Managing the integration of data Interoperability, Digital Settlement and Blockchain
  • The Challenges of Hydrogen – An Insight into Carbon Capture and Economies of Scale
  • The Future of Blue and Green Scalability – How Policy Development will impact Clean Hydrogen Technologies European

Ulf Nahrath, VP Energy Transition & Infrastructure, UK, Shell
David Grainger, Leading Advisor Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor
Bryan Glover, President and CEO, Honeywell UOP
Ruth Herbert, CEO, Carbon Capture & Storage Association
Clare Jackson, CEO, Hydrogen UK
Melissa Stark, Global Energy Transition Services Lead, Accenture


Presentation: Intelligent Energy – Engineering & Operations Synergy in support of a Low Carbon Future
Russell Herbert, Industry Principal, Oil, Gas & Energy, AVEVA


“Digital Twin Tech talks” – Future Experts on Data and Decarbonisation

Hari Ramani, General Manager, Digital Innovation, P & T Technology, Shell
Shane McArdle, CEO, Kongsberg Digital
Seth Taylor, Smart Facilities Manager, Chevron


Panel 4: Understanding Environmental and Social Governance – Developing a Sustainable ESG Strategy to support Current Policy Requirements

  • Governance, Incentivisation and Policy – Promoting Standardisation and Forming an effective ESG Criteria for Investors
  • Implementing Policies and Procedures – Meeting Sustainability Obligations and measuring the impact on capital investment
  • The Role of Technology and ESG – An Insight into Real Time Data, AI and the Connected worker
  • Distinguishing between Qualitative and Quantitative ESG Metrics – A focus on Business Circularity, Biodiversity and Waste Management
  • Aligning Economic and Environmental Practices – How to Reduce Open Ended Data Points

Jennifer Stewart, Director of Climate & ESG Policy, American Petroleum Institute
Jamila Mendoza, Board Member, Norwegian Petroleum Society
Jessica Roman, Manager of Sustainability Strategy, Policy & Engagement, Phillips 66
Francesca Bell, Senior Advisor Relations Advisor, Offshore Energies UK
Richard Dwelle, Founder, Rearden Digital Assets
Ben Randell, Product Line Manager, Chevron

16:00 Thought Leadership Presentation
Pepi Maksimovic, Director, Application Engineering, Ansys
16:15 Panel 5 – Carbon Capture Usage and Storage – Collaborations in Progress and the Future of Clean Energy

  • Understanding Geological Formations and Effective Locations - Analysing the Revolutionary Integration of Biomass
  • Technology Innovation at Scale – How Digital Technologies contribute to the progression of CCUS
  • The Key to a Low Carbon Future – Assessing Investments, Scalability and Collaboration Models
  • Policy and Regulation – How Government and Industry Collaboration will be the key to Sustainability and Continuation of Carbon Capture
  • “Opportunity Cost” – The steps required to make Carbon Capture more economical

Michelle Kim, Green Energy Advisor & CCS Project Manager, Repsol
Jai Kumar, Strategic Advisor, Chevron
Clement Merat, CCS Project Leader, Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor
Tiffany K.Roberts, Energy Policy, Government Regulations, Phillips 66
Pepi Maksimovic, Director, Application Engineering, Ansys
Mark McCrory, Head of Public & Corporate Affairs, Neptune Energy


Panel 6: Understanding the Pathways to Decarbonisation for the Upstream Sector – Digitalisation and The Significance of a data driven eco system to facilitate Energy Transition

  • Enabling Appropriate Action Through Real Time Data Modelling – How to Close Maturity Gaps
  • Establishing a Common Platform for Transformation – Utilising Legacy data to Drive Energy Transition
  • How to successfully Integrate Data into Proprietary Systems – Enhancing decision making through end-to-end workflows
  • The Future of Data – AI Enabled Business Intelligence and Beyond
  • Improving Asset Efficiency and Reducing Energy Consumption – How to Implement Data Insights through the Design and Engineering Phase

Chitrita Bhattacharya, Global Demand Planning & Strategy Leader, Upstream & Integrated Gas IT Operations, Shell
Reza Khaninezhad, Principal Data Scientist, Apache Corporation
Amit Jain, Advisor, Simulation, Chevron
Jason Gislason, Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Mustafa Kara, Principal Data Scientist, Chevron
Mubarik Hussna Choudry, Digital Decarbonisation Manager, Shell


Panel 7: Monitoring Scope 3 Emissions – Understanding the Impact through the Entire Value Chain

  • Understanding Value Chain Emissions – Prioritising a Decarbonisation Agenda and Supplier Collaboration
  • Identifying Sustainability Performance in the Supply Chain – Understanding Carbon Accounting
  • How to encourage Energy Efficiency – A focus on Footprint measurements and Performance
  • Incorporating Digital and Mobile Technologies – Cloud Computing, 4G Mobile Networks and the Greater Significance of Data
  • Exploring Mobility and Sustainable Transportation – Measuring the Impact of NGV, LNG and Biofuels

Kristy Bellows, VP, Growth, Worley
Alvin See, Digital & Integration Strategy, Carbon Management, SLB
Joshua Haacker, Chief Investment Officer, OGCI Climate Investments
David Hartell, Managing Director, Stellae Energy Ltd
Bryan Kaus, Director, Commercial and Business Improvement, Phillips 66