Geoffrey Cann – Author, Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas
The incumbent players in oil and gas are best positioned to be the heroes in our future world of energy. Embracing digital innovation is the key securing that future.
The oil and gas industry faces extraordinary headwinds and is widely derided as a dead end. Nothing could be further from the truth. This engaging and inspiring talk lifts the oil and gas industry up from its doldrums and presents the future as a place of hope. To be the hero of the energy transition, oil and gas must swiftly embrace digital innovations to transform the sector.
11:05 a.m. CT/12:05 p.m. ET
Larry Williams – Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist, IBM Alfons Bochove – Global SAP Director, Schlumberger Murli Challapa – SAP DevOps Manager, Global SAP Program, Schlumberger Jason Duff – Senior Partner, Oil & Gas NA Leader, IBM
Several organizations have pushed ahead with SAP on their digital transformation journey over the past couple of years. IBM will host a discussion with Schlumberger to talk about its journey Find out how the organization laid out its road map, its experience with remote go-lives in COVID-19, and next steps.
11:30 a.m. CT/12:30 p.m. ET
11:35 a.m. CT/12:35 p.m. ET
Geraldine Alton – Supervisor, Records and Information Management, North River Midstream Jason Drews – ECM Project Manager, North River Midstream
Given current events, companies are under pressure to be more agile, efficient, and scalable. Join this session to hear how North River Midstream is controlling engineering information and processes to keep operations flowing. Learn how it is planning to pilot a high-quality OpenText engineering and asset information management solution using SAP S/4HANA plant maintenance.
11:45 a.m. ET/12:45 p.m. ET
Jennifer Stevens – IT Program Manager, Marathon Oil Company Rashad Flintroy – RPA Solution Architect/Bot Controller, Occidental Petroleum Daniel Woelfel-Monsivais – RPA Lead Modeler, Occidental Petroleum Jason Townsend – Director, Application Development Services COE, ConocoPhillips
Join us for a panel discussion with representatives from companies that are actively leveraging robotic process automation (RPA) for back-office functions and/or operations focused business processes. Topics covered in this discussion include training, centralized versus decentralized RPA models, governance, controls, internal audits, time savings, and other common issues. Bring your experience and questions to this interactive discussion.
12:10 p.m. CT/1:10 p.m. ET
12:15 p.m. CT/1:15 p.m. ET
Chris Lenzsch – Solutions Architect, Connected Digital Operations, Dell Technologies
The oil and gas industry is under constant pressure to improve efficiencies and optimize asset utilization, all while decreasing operating expenses and ensuring worker safety. Additionally, data volumes continue to explode. Working together, SAP and Dell Technologies are delivering an integrated solution to capture, aggregate, and visualize operations data to create predictable, near-real-time models and actionable information. The virtual site inspection and alerting solution gathers various data types for contextual interpretation, giving the teams in the field and at headquarters the data they need to know, when they need to know it. Come see an example of an SAP Intelligent Enterprise solution powered by Dell that leverages your existing and future investments and turns your data into informed decisions.
12:25 p.m. CT/1:25 p.m. ET
Chris Trueman – SVP, Application Development, Tricentis
This session will focus on the experience of a global oil and gas corporation and how it transformed its approach to SAP application testing to better meet business needs. Chris Trueman, SVP of product at Tricentis, will cover root cause analysis and discuss the common challenges of testing. Chris will also walk you through how to eliminate hypercare and share how we can continue to innovate SAP application testing.