April 24-25 2018

Houston, TX

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2017 Speakers

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Murali Kuppuswami
Chief Human Resources Officer
Baker Hughes

Murali has more than 30 years of HR management experience, serving in HR vice president roles for Baker Hughes since 2011 in Europe, Africa, and Russia Caspian, and earlier for the Global Products and Services organization. From 1993 to 2011, Murali worked at General Electric (GE), where he held various leadership roles in the US and India, including HR leader for GE’s Global Technology organization, HR leader for GE India, and in various Sales and Manufacturing Quality roles. Prior to GE, he worked with Tata Group and RPG in India.

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

12.30 | Debate: How Do We Get More Innovative in the Way We Build People and Organizational Strategies for a ‘Lower for Longer’ Operating Environment?

12.10 | Rethinking Our People Strategies to Help Us Radically Reduce the Cost of Oil & Gas Operations

Harry Elsinga
Chief Human Resources Officer
GE Oil & Gas

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

10.30 | Debate: What Innovations Do People Leaders in Oil & Gas Need to Prepare for to Thrive in a Future Energy Landscape?

09.30 | Discover: Challenging Traditional Thinking to Rewrite the Rules of Work in the Oil & Gas Industry of the Future

Aaron Sobel
Chief Human Resources Officer
Diamond Offshore

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

14.20 | Debate: How Do We Most Effectively Transform the Way We Develop and Engage Our Key Talent in the Future?

14.00 | Discover: What Needs to Change about How We Retain Key Talent in Critical Central Functions

David Darling
Chief Human Resources Officer
Gulfmark Offshore

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

16.10 | Debate: How Can Rethinking How to Approach the Recovery Deliver Radical Results in Transforming Our Organizations?

15.50 | Discover: Rethinking What Recovery Looks like in a Way Which Allows Your Business to Become Simpler, Easier to Navigate and More Productive

Tamara Bray
Chief Human Resources Officer
DCP Midstream

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

16.10 | Debate: How Can Rethinking How to Approach the Recovery Deliver Radical Results in Transforming Our Organizations?

15.30 | Discover: What Lessons We Can Learn from Other Cyclical Industries to Challenge Traditional Thinking Inside Oil & Gas

Jeffrey Gill
Chief Talent Officer
Sasol

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

16.50 | Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference Day One

16.30 | Action: Overcoming the Barriers to Applying Innovations First Deployed Outside Oil & Gas Inside the Industry

14.40 | Action: Overcoming the Barriers to Using Competency Data in New Ways to Help Our Businesses Move Forward Faster

12.50 | Action: How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Challenging Traditional Thinking at All Levels of Our Oil & Gas Organizations?

10.50 | Action: How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Future- Proofing Our People Strategies Against the Disruption That Lies Ahead?

09.20 | Chairman’s Welcome, Opening Remarks, & Connection Before Content

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

15.00 | Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference

14.40 | Action: How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Retooling HR to Rethink Engagement in Our Businesses?

12.20 | Action: Overcoming the Most Common Challenges in Turning Your Reward Strategy into a Competitive Advantage

10.30 | Action: Overcoming the Barriers to Achieving Long Term Workforce Planning in Your Oil & Gas Organization

09.10 | Chairman’s Welcome and Recap of Day One

Jaime Pilko
Vice President Human Resources, Integrated Gas Ventures
Shell

Ana Nordang
Vice President People & Organisation
Statoil

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

12.30 | Debate: How Do We Get More Innovative in the Way We Build People and Organizational Strategies for a ‘Lower for Longer’ Operating Environment?

11.50 | Discover: Inside ‘Taking Statoil Beyond 2025’: Building a People Strategy Fit for a Very Different Future Oil & Gas Industry

Ellen Chin
Vice President Human Resources, Productivity, Talent & Corporate
Weatherford

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

10.10 | Debate: How Do We Achieve Game-Changing Workforce Planning to Think Long Term in an Industry Where Short Term Thinking Has Become the Norm?

09.30 | Discover: Building a Global Ecosystem of Next- Generation Talent to Position Ourselves to Win in the Future

Jennifer Koury
Vice President Human Resources – Petroleum
BHP Billiton

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

10.30 | Debate: What Innovations Do People Leaders in Oil & Gas Need to Prepare for to Thrive in a Future Energy Landscape?

09.50 | Discover: Redesigning the Way We Work in a Future Oil & Gas Industry

Kent Dubbe
Vice President Human Resources & Organizational Development
Ariel Corporation

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

14.20 | Debate: How Do We Most Effectively Transform the Way We Develop and Engage Our Key Talent in the Future?

13.40 | Discover: Rethinking the Way We Develop Our People in a ‘Lower for Longer’ Oil & Gas Operating Environment

Bob Newhouse
former Chief Talent Officer
Noble Corporation

Breakfast Deep Dive B

Wednesday April 26, 2017

07.30 |
Building a More Resilient, Change-Agile Oil & Gas Company to Help You Accelerate out of the Downturn

Lisa Ower
Most recently Vice President People & Culture
Enerplus

Breakfast Deep Dive A

Tuesday April 25, 2017

07.30 |
Rethink, Reimagine & Reinvent Culture to Allow Your Oil & Gas Firm to Think and Act More like a Silicon Valley Start-Up Even in the Heart of a Conservative Industry

Jonathan Rosenberg
Talent Planning & Acquisition Leader
Phillips 66

Jonathan has more than 20 years’ experience in identifying, establishing and implementing best practices in recruiting and talent management. Before joining Phillips 66 and assuming his current role in May, 2012, Rosenberg was director, Technical Recruiting for ConocoPhillips.  During his tenure there, he took on roles as director, Recruiting and Talent Sourcing, Senior Talent Sourcing Advisor and Senior Global Recruiting Advisor. Jonathan began his recruiting and staffing career in 1996, as a recruiting lead at Synergy Software.  From 1999 – 2006, he was a supervisor, recruiting at CTS Corporation and manager, Talent Sourcing for Kohler Co. Originally from South Bend, Indiana, Rosenberg earned a bachelor's degree in Law and Society from Purdue University and holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.  He serves as the Phillips 66 executive liaison for Purdue University and is a member of the Purdue Human Resource Executive Council.  In addition, he was a former member for seven years of the Board of Directors for Direct Employers Association, a non-profit HR consortium of global employers formed to improve labor market efficiency through the sharing of best practices, research and the development of technology.

Jenny Midyat
Total Rewards & Global Mobility Leader
Parker Drilling

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

12.00 | Debate: How Are the Most Successful Oil & Gas Companies Aligning Rewards, Communications and Strategic Goals?

11.20 | How to Build Engagement and Optimize Benefit Design in a New Oil & Gas Landscape

David Holberry
Director of Engineering
OneSubsea

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

14.00 | Discover: How the Most Intrepid Oil & Gas Firms Are Using Competency Data to Unlock Organizational Capabilities

Chuck Bramlett
Senior HR Director – Western Hemisphere
Halliburton

Catherine Kovar
Global Enterprise Engineering and Services Training Manager
Cameron, a Schlumberger company

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

14.00 | Discover: How the Most Intrepid Oil & Gas Firms Are Using Competency Data to Unlock Organizational Capabilities

Zach Roberts
Organizational Consultant - Industrial Organizational Psychology
University of Houston

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

14.00 | Discover: How the Most Intrepid Oil & Gas Firms Are Using Competency Data to Unlock Organizational Capabilities

Cydney Aiken
Director People & Organization
PwC

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

10.30 | Debate: What Innovations Do People Leaders in Oil & Gas Need to Prepare for to Thrive in a Future Energy Landscape?

10.10 | Discover: Innovations for Changing Times

Jai Shah
Managing Partner, Technology Innovation & Development
Hula Partners

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

14.00 | Discover: How the Most Intrepid Oil & Gas Firms Are Using Competency Data to Unlock Organizational Capabilities

Jeff French
Senior Area Vice President
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

12.00 | Debate: How Are the Most Successful Oil & Gas Companies Aligning Rewards, Communications and Strategic Goals?

11.20 | How to Build Engagement and Optimize Benefit Design in a New Oil & Gas Landscape

Linda Stuit
Vice President, Global Solutions
KellyOCG

Holly Davis
Senior Consultant Talent Management
Right Management

Jennifer Roberts
MS CWC Health Management Consultant
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Day Two

Wednesday April 26, 2017

12.00 | Debate: How Are the Most Successful Oil & Gas Companies Aligning Rewards, Communications and Strategic Goals?

11.20 | How to Build Engagement and Optimize Benefit Design in a New Oil & Gas Landscape

Gareth Pearce
Managing Director, LEAP HR
Hanson Wade

Day One

Tuesday April 25, 2017

09.10 | What It Takes to Make a Leap a Reality