Digital Events


  • Get access to the event app from the following events:
    • 2020 Summer Digitalization Virtual Summit (access expires on June 30, 2021)
    • 2020 Blockchain in Oil and Gas Virtual Conference (access expires on June 30, 2021)
    • 2020 IoT in Oil and Gas Virtual Conference (access expires on June 30, 2021)
    • 2020 Diversity & Inclusion in Oil & Gas Virtual Conference (access expires on June 30, 2021)
    • 2020 Machine Learning in Oil & Gas Virtual Conference (access expires on June 30, 2021)
    • 2020 Energy Supply Chain & Procurement Virtual Summit (access expires on June 30, 2021)
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  • Webinar: Port and MTSA Cybersecurity Guidelines (November 19, 2020 – 12:00 pm CST)
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  • Webinar: Mississippi River Network of Inland Ports  (October 15th, 2020 – 12:00 pm CST)
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  • Webinar: Decarbonization and Alternate Fuels (September 24, 2020 – 12:00 pm CST)
  • Charles D. McConnell, Executive Director UH Center for Carbon Management in Energy
    Assistant Secretary of Energy – US DOE (2011-13)
  • Daniel Yuska, Environmental Protection Specialist, US Maritime Administration
  • Doug Vine, Senior Energy Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
  • Xavier Vanrolleghem, Cluster Manager, Antwerp Port Authority
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  • Port of the Future Webinar Series: Autonomous Surface Vessels (August 13th – 12:00 pm CST)
    Experts discussed the increased use of autonomous vessels and their impact upon the supply chain and in port operations.
  • Arnie Tyler, CAPT USN (Ret.), Founder, CEO MerLion Advisory Group, LLC
  • Michael Benjamin, PhD, Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Piet Opstaele, Innovation Lead, Manager Innovation Enablement, Port of Antwerp
  • Richard Jude Hine, Chief Operating/Financial Officer, ThayerMahan
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  • Port of the Future Webinar Series: Business Resumption in a Global Pandemic Environment (July 30th – 12:00 pm CST)
    Experts discussed how ports of entry and the transportation and logistics industries can navigate through the global pandemic.
  • John Hark, Chartering Director, Bertling Logistics
  • Maria Burns, Faculty & Director LTPP, College of Technology, UH
  • Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Corpus Christi
  • Thomas Damsgaard, President, LDN Ventures
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  • Webinar: Emerging Cybersecurity Threats in Oil & Gas
    Experts discussed the emerging cybersecurity threats that oil and gas operators are facing in the COVID-19 environment.
  • Philippe Flichy, Digital Transformation Team Lead, Endeavor
  • Michael Lewis, Policy and Framework Advisor, Chevron
  • Wm. Arthur Conklin, PhD, Professor, Computer Information Systems and Information System Security, University of Houston College of Technology
  • Steve Aitken, Founder, Intelligent Plant Ltd

  • Doubling Down on Digital Webinar
    Our expert panel discussed how oil and gas companies should be using digital technology to survive the dual shocks of COVID-19 and falling oil prices. The panelists included:
  • Geoffrey Cann, Creator of Digitally Ready Talent,
  • Jim Claunch, Senior Advisor, Bain and Company
  • Jim Lawnin, Managing Partner, BBL Ventures
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  • Webinar: Managing Your Supply Chain Through 2020
    Navigating the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, supply-side and demand-side shocks, natural disasters and social unrest.
  • Presenters:
  • Christopher Chambers- Project and Development Director – US Engineering & Construction Projects, Sodexo – Energy & Resources
  • Ferry Jie – Associate Professor in Supply Chain and Logistics Management and Deputy Director, Centre for Innovative Practice, Edith Cowan University
  • Margaret Kidd – Program Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Technology, College of Technology, University of Houston
  • Peter Dill – Senior Manager – Indirect Purchasing, Huntsman Corporation, President, ISM Houston
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  • Achieving Business Value from Predictive Maintenance, sponsored by Ctrl2Go
    Ctrl2Go discussed a roadmap to achieving business value through predictive maintenance and asset reliability. These are essential steps for guiding companies to achieving value through asset and process optimization.
  • Presenters:
  • Ken Scherwinski – President, US Operations, Ctrl2Go
  • Ricky Barrera – Board Advisor, Integrated Oil and Gas, Ctrl2Go
  • Dave Lafferty – President, Scientific Technical Services
  • Jim Townsend – Rotating equipment technical authority, Ctrl2Go advisor
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  • Digital Reliability:24/7 Real-Time Machinery Diagnostics, courtesy of DYNAMICS Scientific Production Center

    Presenter: Andrey V. Kostyukov, President
    It is well-known that the primary costs and losses in petroleum refining come from sudden failures of equipment. The Real-Time Diagnostic COMPACS System is the only monitoring system in the world whose AI utilizes a wide range of non-destructive methods and provides real-­time diagnostics of rotating and fixed equipment.

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  • Digital Transformation Barriers to Adoption in Upstream O&G, courtesy of Philippe Flichy, Digital Transformation Advisor
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