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This event ran December 6-7, 2016 and has now finished.

This event has now concluded.

 

8:00 am

Registration and coffee

9:00 am

Chairman's Welcome

Bobby Davis, President, ISM Houston
Senior Procurement Manager, Shell Oil

Transforming the way we work to prepare for the upturn

9:05 am

Industry overview: Global supply chain trends from the perspective of operators and suppliers – implications for the industry

  • What is the industry doing to address the cost challenge?
  • What is the prediction going forward and why?
  • How will the supply chain respond when oil prices rebound?
  • What can we action now to prevent the impact?
  • Are there costs that can be driven out of the system?
  • How do we ensure that recent cost reductions are sustainable?
  • Can you get ahead of the game to resolve it before it occurs?

Andy Tidey, Senior Vice President & Global Head of Performance Improvement
Wood Mackenzie

9:30 am

Thought leadership keynote: Achieving supply chain excellence

This thought leadership session will provide an overview of how supply chain excellence has been achieved in other sectors following a downturn and which keys trends to track in order to invest in strategies that will ensure success during the upturn.

Peter Bolstorff, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
APICS l APICS Supply Chain Council

9:50 am

Panel discussion: Determining the key priorities for Supply Chain and Procurement leaders in 2017

Despite the continued focus on cost containment and recovery, in addition to a ‘lower for longer’ perspective, most companies are planning their strategies to gear up for the upturn. This panel will discuss the following crucial topics:

  • What will re-entry look like?
  • What will be the pace of ramping up? Is there the capacity and manpower from supplier perspective to support this?
  • How can supply chain strategies and the overall business strategy be aligned to drive value?
  • How can the supply chain adapt the oil and gas workforce to meet its future requirements?
  • What can we expect to see in mergers and acquisitions going forward?

Mark Hood, Supply Chain Director
Apache Corporation
Dave Hutchison, Global Strategic Sourcing Manager
Repsol
Constantyn Chalitsios, Chief Operations Officer
GeoMax Global™
Tracie Slone, Director Global Supply Chain
Marathon Oil Company
Bobby Davis, President, ISM Houston
Senior Procurement Manager, Shell Oil

10:35 am

Coffee and networking break

11:05

Pioneering new uses of data to sustain cost reduction

Case studies of innovative ways companies are leveraging market and internal data to capture and sustain cost reduction

Example 1: How are companies using market data, cost models, and should-cost analysis in their sourcing activities?

Example 2: How are companies moving from price to better cost metrics in evaluating efficiency of vendors and wells?

James Wagstaff, Vice President - Oil & Gas
PowerAdvocate
Jayme Mendal, Senior Director - Oil & Gas
PowerAdvocate

11:35 am

PIDX project update - Creating closer alignment with internal business partners

  • Improving efficiencies in data captured in the field through operator, OFS and third parties to reduce coding requirements, price, cycle time and data loss
  • Emulating instant notification opportunities from other markets by providing a digitalised proof of concept to centralize this service
  • Resolving integration, automation and mobility key challenges

Marc Battistello, Chairperson of Standards & Guidelines Committee
PIDX
James Thompson, Business Processes Work Group Chair
PIDX

Creating closer alignment with internal business partners

11:55 am

Case study: Effectively collaborating with internal business partners to align the supply chain and business strategy

Purchasing/Supply Chain Management (PSCM) engagement with stakeholders and business partners centers on the effective exchange of information. This case study will focus on how seemingly simple processes or tasks can be easily disrupted. In addition the session will cover: exchanging, what makes engagement work, what PSCM should bring to business engagement and the 6 keys to engagement success.

Ted McDermott, Senior Manager – Procurement, Commodity & Sourcing Strategy, Procurement/Supply Chain Management
BP

12:25

Brief address from lunch sponsor: DAI Energy and Resources Group

Zachary Kaplan, Director
DAI Energy and Resources Group

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

Optimizing uptime of oil field assets through Connected Spare Parts Management (SPM)

Connected SPM, powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) can be a key enabler for short- and medium-horizon readiness. This session will highlight some successful cross-sector examples of implementation of connected spare parts management methodology deployment, including aerospace and defence which has similarities and parallels with the oil and gas sector.

  • Minimizing oilfield asset downtime through effective forecasting, spares and maintenance planning
  • Implementing advanced forecasting methods and data from connected assets to improve forecasting
  • Achieving inventory optimization of critical and expensive spares at minimum cost
  • Utilizing leading-indicator and causal-based forecasting for effective “what-if” scenario planning

Dr Sanjay Jagdale, VP, SLM Solutions,
PTC

2:00 pm

Supply chain dialogue: Correcting, managing and planning inventory to gain visibility and drive informed decisions

  • Balancing rightsizing with looking ahead to procure items you will need for the upturn at a lower cost
  • Developing a business case for using existing inventory, and the associated cost, versus procuring new tools or products
  • Understanding the tools and data required to determine where to store inventory globally
  • Understanding the horizontal relationship between categories and how they affect each other to drive supply chain thinking across category management
  • How to utilize forecasting tools, such as S&OP, to drive alignment with business partners
  • How to engage and motivate collaboration between cross-functional teams

Tanmoy Kumar, Senior Director, Supply Chain Services
Calpine
John Coyle, Supply Chain Manager
Marathon Oil Corporation
Bobby Davis, President, ISM Houston
Senior Procurement Manager, Shell Oil

Benchmarking cost containment tactics in order to stay ahead of the curve

2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Round tables: Sustainable cost containment approaches

  • Case study 1: Developing a supply chain optimization standard to benchmark and track progress
  • Case study 2: Reviewing total end to end cost base to help streamline and reduce fixed asset costs
  • Case study 3: Increasing spend under management by demonstrating a return

Robert Ledesma, Contracting & Procurement Regional Integration Lead - Americas
Shell Projects and Technology
Beth Gutweiler, Supply Chain Ambassador Director
Halliburton
Mark Hood, Supply Chain Director
Apache Corporation

4:15 pm

Panel discussion: Forming a sustainable exit strategy - Retaining cost and process efficiencies gained in the downturn when the market recovers

  • How much can realistically be retained internally?
  • What is the best approach for sustaining efficiencies?
  • To recover some of the losses incurred, OFS will need to invest in people and equipment as projects increase, how can operators collaborate to support this?
  • How can technology, operations and innovation be shared and implemented?
  • How do companies position themselves to maintain total cost efficiency?

Ted McDermott, Senior Manager – Procurement, Commodity & Sourcing Strategy, Procurement/Supply Chain Management
BP
Gene Till, Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Category Management
ConocoPhillips
Bobby Davis, President, ISM Houston
Senior Procurement Manager, Shell Oil

5:00 pm

Chairman's closing remarks and key takeaways summary

Bobby Davis, President, ISM Houston
Senior Procurement Manager, Shell Oil

5:05 pm

End of Conference Day 1

8:00 am

Registration and coffee

9:00 am

Chairman's welcome

German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies

Developing effective supply chain market intelligence to create resilient networks

9:05 am

Supply chain dialogue: Utilizing supply chain market intelligence to support current and future sourcing and market sector strategy execution

  • Gaining access to the right information to plan which markets to buy from
  • How to determine the right price to pay for products and services
  • Understanding the benchmarks and targets available to get the right competitive edge
  • Developing a robust risk management strategy

William Knittle, Director of Supply Chain Management
Cheniere Energy
Beth Gutweiler, Supply Chain Ambassador Director
Halliburton
German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies

9:35 am

Panel discussion: Developing local content models to forecast how to meet compliance requirements and create supply chain resilience

This session will explore supplier development and diversity in the US and will include the following considerations:

  • What does local content sourcing mean for the supply chain and how can we balance global versus local supply market needs?
  • How can we develop local manufacturing bases that meet ever-increasing standards of quality?
  • How can we building core expertise in certain countries to reduce customs duties and logistics costs?
  • What are the implications of Mexico’s local content requirements within the lease agreements? How are we preparing to meet these expectations?
  • What are some of the supplier development initiatives to build a local business climate?

Ingrid M. Robinson, President
Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC)
José Domingo Berzunza Espinola, Secretary of the Economic Development
State of Campeche, Mexico
Juan Carlos Villalba, Director - Commercial Strategies
Fluor
German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies

10:15 am

360 degree panel discussion: Effectively managing and planning export transport capacity in Houston and beyond

  • With rising exports in polyethylene, what will be the overall impact on current transport resources and capacity in Houston?
  • Once the price of oil rises, this will increase congestion further, particularly in the port. What is the plan for this?
  • How can capacity be increased with other ports across North and South America?
  • What are the latest updates on the rail network plans, capacity and safety regulations?

Yvette Camel-Smith, Procurement Services Director
Port of Houston Authority
John Moseley, Senior Director, Trade Development
Port of Houston Authority
Tyson Moeller, Director of Gulf Ports
Union Pacific Railroad
German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies
Andrew Mao, Director of Advance Transportation Planning, Houston District
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)

10:55 am

Morning networking break

Sustainably improving external supplier relationship management tools and business models

11:25 am

Live interview: Utilizing an online marketplace to reduce time and costs in water logistics

Joshua Adler, Founding CEO
Sourcewater
German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies

11:55 am - 12:55 pm

Round tables: Implementing external supplier management tools

  • Group 1: Utilizing internet-enabled sensors on unmanned locations to trigger field service ticketing
  • Group 2: Electronic field tickets to support well operations spend tracking and pro-forma invoicing

Marc Battistello, Chairperson of Standards & Guidelines Committee
PIDX
Buster Swanton, Senior Advisor - Supply Chain Management
Noble Energy

12:55 pm

Networking lunch

1:55 pm

Panel discussion: How can we manage and define quality and prevent costs from creeping into the supply chain?

  • Aligning standards, expectations, communication and management of execution to minimize the gap between clients and suppliers
  • Can standardization or consistency in products, equipment and services reduce monitoring requirements?
  • As we move away from mega-projects and the sheer volume of projects, how does this impact quality?
  • What is the impact of local content on costs, integrity and risk across the supply chain?

Mohan Sharma, CEO & Managing Director
Prima Strategic Group
Phillip Brown, Global Chartering Manager
Fluor
Madan Naidu, Director, Quality Valves & Measurement
Cameron, A Schlumberger Company
German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies
John A. McPherson, Senior Director - QHSES
McDermott International, Inc.

Talent retention and development – Leaving a legacy

2:35 pm

Talent management keynote: Retaining and attracting supply chain and procurement to develop leaders of the future

  • Demonstrating leadership across the organization
  • Providing training and mentoring programs for talent in critical supply chain functions
  • Establishing a supply chain center of excellence to upgrade skills
  • Creating industry or academia collaboration to nurture supply chain talent

Steve Sfamenos, Director - Talent Management
Career Partners International

2:55 pm

Panel discussion: Resetting internal and external cost structures when downsizing across the industry

  • How has the downturn transformed the work environment and how can we prepare our teams moving forward?
  • How do we take account of global differences from country to country in retaining and developing top talent?
  • How can supply chain intelligence help us to model demand scenarios and feed into the recruitment strategy?
  • How can the oil and gas sector, and individual companies, position itself to retain top talent and attract new people (including the new generation of millennials)?

German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies
Brian Hinchcliffe, Director, Executive Career Transition Services
CAREER PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL
Constantyn Chalitsios, Chief Operations Officer
GeoMax Global™
John Sullivan, Procurement & Supply Chain Management (PSCM)
Consultant

3:35 pm

Chairman's closing remarks and key take-aways summary

German Torres, Program Manager Leadership and Supply Chain - Global
FMC Technologies

3.40 pm

End of Summit