October 24-26, 2017

Houston, TX

Speaker Faculty

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James Thompson
Business Process Chair, PIDX International and SAP Specialist, Supply Chain Technology
ConocoPhillips

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

15:30 | Conference Workshop & Demos: Emerging Solutions for Oilfield Tickets & Mobile Apps: Integrating New Technology for Improved ROI

15:00 | Case Study: Improving Efficiency, Customer Satisfaction & Cost Reduction through Streamlining the E-Field Ticketing Process

Deepak Nair
Logistics Technology and Infrastructure Category Manager
Chevron

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

08:40 | Opening Panel Discussion: Driving Innovation in the Supply Chain during the Downturn to Streamline Logistics Processes & Manage Risk More Effectively

Stephen R. Spoljaric
Traffic and Logistics Manager and Procurement Innovation Lead
Bechtel

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

10:40 | Case Study: Bechtel’s Engineered Logistics™ Approach & Implementing Advanced Technology to Reduce the Probability & Cost of Unexpected Logistics Events

Ellen Smith
Managing Counsel & Global Trade Compliance Director
BHGE

Day Two

Thursday, October 26 2017

09:10 | Effective Training for Logistics Teams, 3rd Party Contractors & 3PLs to Protect Your Business against Financial & Regulatory Compliance Risks

Sarah Sherman
Global Logistics & Supply Chain Manager
PetroSaudi

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

08:40 | Opening Panel Discussion: Driving Innovation in the Supply Chain during the Downturn to Streamline Logistics Processes & Manage Risk More Effectively

08:30 | Day One Chair’s Opening Remarks

Day Two

Thursday, October 26 2017

12:30 | Reducing Cost & More Efficient, Effective International Offshore Logistics during the Downturn

Damon Flores
Head of Supplier Relationship Management
Maersk Drilling

Day Two

Thursday, October 26 2017

08:40 | Risk-Based Contracting Approach to Supply Chain & Logistics Sustainability

Edwin Casapao
Director Global Sourcing
Newpark Drilling Fluids

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

13:00 | Embedding Governance Processes to Enable Technology & Systems Integration

Rob Lewin
Director Global Logistics
Flowserve

Day Two

Thursday, October 26 2017

13:00 | The Impacts of Shifts Between International & Domestic Focuses for Operators, Service Companies & Suppliers

Morgan Swink
Executive Director
TCU Center for Supply Chain Innovation

Morgan Swink is the Eunice and James L. West Chaired Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University.  He also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Supply Chain Innovation at the Neeley School.  He teaches in areas of supply chain management, project management, innovation management, and operations strategy.  Dr. Swink’s current research projects address cutting edge competencies in supply chain management, financial impacts of supply chain management, collaborative integration, supply chain organizational structures, innovation initiatives and project success factors.  He was recently ranked among the top ten innovation management scholars in the world and among the top 75 most productive operations management scholars.  

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

14:30 | Innovations in the Digital Supply Chain & Uptake IoT Technology

Dale Tibodeau
Director of Bauer Supply Chain Management Center
University of Houston

Day Two

Thursday, October 26 2017

10:10 | Proactive & Reactive Right-Sizing of the Supply Chain & Logistics Functions

Josh Schwieger
Strategic Planning Manager
Newpark Drilling Fluids

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

13:00 | Embedding Governance Processes to Enable Technology & Systems Integration

Chris Welsh
CEO
OFS Portal

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

11:40 | Digitalization of the Supply Chain - What the Future Holds

Andy Mangan
Executive Director
US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Pathway 21

Day Two

Thursday, October 26 2017

14:00 | The Emergence of Materials Marketplaces to Enabling the Buying, Selling & Trading of Excess Inventory Across the Oil & Gas Value Chain

Sheri Roberts
CEO and President
PIDX International

Day One

Wednesday, October 25 2017

15:30 | Conference Workshop & Demos: Emerging Solutions for Oilfield Tickets & Mobile Apps: Integrating New Technology for Improved ROI

John Vogt
Former Vice President of Global Logistics, Halliburton and Visiting Professor
University of Houston

Workshop

Tuesday October 24, 2017

08:00 | Should You Centralize or Decentralize Your Logistics Structure?