The conference program features two days of keynotes and sessions designed to spur discussion and foster collaboration among the audience. No matter the technology – satellite, fiber, wireless – we’re exploring the capabilities and applications being driven by data and digital networks.
Colin Fenton, Managing Partner, Blacklight Research gave the Opening Keynote,”From Drillbits to Digibits and Beyond: Why Energy Markets will Always Lead Technological Innovation,” during which he shared predictions about the future specifically related to digitalization, automation, big data and why the next disruptor for the oil and gas industry is… oil and gas itself.
Nancy Shemwell, CEO, Entegra Technologies is recognized as a transformational leader in cybersecurity technology. Her keynote “Oil and Gas Industry Cyber Security – If You Think You’re Secure, Think Again” was an eye opener for the audience, and introduced the solutions her company has developed to provide the first line of defense for critical assets.
PJ Beylier, CEO, Speedcast addressed and explained the current state of mobile industries, the speed of the nergy market comeback, and ways in which customers can use technology to prepare for unexpected events in the future, in his keynote “Are you Prepared for the Energy Upturn?”
Conference speakers included:
Sid Bakker, President, TPSC Rail
John Brelesky, Director of Global Package Mobility Solutions, UPS
Adil Berdai, Senior Product Manager, Motorola
Aaron Blackstone, Chief Information Security Officer, Texas Homeland Security
Arnaud Feletin, IT Manager, Networks, Hess Corporation
Gregg Garrett, Sr ITS Field Support Analyst, Anadarko Petroleum
Brian Gore, Team Lead, Global Data Network Operations, Chevron Information Technology Company
James Morrison, Computer Scientist, Cyber Task Force, FBI/Houston
Noe Ramos, Sr. Strategic Deal Executive, Emerging Technologies, T-Systems North America