Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER (ADNEC)

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

11-14 NOVEMBER 2019
Supported by

Oil & Gas 4.0
Programme Overview

ADIPEC 2019 Opening Ceremony

Monday 11 November 2019
10:30 - 11:30
ADIPEC 2019 Opening Ceremony

Location: ICC Hall

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Ministerial & Policy Panel

Monday 11 November 2019
12:45 - 13:45
Energy systems at a global, regional and local level are responding to the pressures of environment, affordability and access

Location: ICC Hall

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What policy measures need to be in place to ensure a successful transition; ensuring access to new sources of supply, new forms of competition and reducing the cost energy for industry and consumer alike?

Attendee Insights

For attendees responsible for investment decisions, policy formulation and building strategic partnerships in existing and new markets

Keynote Address - Managing 21st century political risk

Monday 11 November 2019
13:45 - 14:30
Managing 21st century political risk: a unique insight into the issue’s companies will need to navigate to ensure they successfully create organisational resilience in the years ahead

Location: ICC Hall

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Global Business Leaders Panel

Monday 11 November 2019
14:30 - 15:30
Oil and Gas 4.0: the nexus of technology and energy

Location: ICC Hall

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How are companies empowering this step change in the development and delivery of the global energy system? What are the new strategies industry leading companies have embarked upon to capture growth, enable portfolio diversification and secure their position in the years ahead?

Attendee Insights

A must attend for industry attendees and commentators seeking to better understand the pivot the industry is undertaking. A unique insight opportunity into the strategy playbook of the leading companies in the industry

LIVE Session

Monday 11 November 2019
15:30 - 16:15
Inclusion and diversity of today: powerful women making history

Location: Live Room

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Global Business Leaders Panel

Monday 11 November 2019
15:30 - 16:30
How is the industry embracing digital innovation?

Location: ICC Hall

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The oil and gas industry’s need for growth is going through unescapable change. New energy trading maps, the changing nature of supply and demand, electrification and local industrial manufacturing are all demanding new ways of working. How are today’s tech trends and the continued journey of digital transformation playing out for oil and gas companies? How is oil and gas 4.0 linking digital transformation, people and partnerships, enabling change and setting the basis to build the oil and gas company of the future?

Attendee Insights

An important session for attendees seeking to get a handle of the meaning of digital transformation and its actual impact from some of the leading architects of digital change in the industry

Global Business Leaders Panel

Monday 11 November 2019
16:00 - 17:00
Market volatility, trading policies and international agreements: what does the future hold?

Location: Conference Hall B

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Oil price volatility and ambiguity over global trade agreements often lead to uncertainty in global economic growth and unpredictable market conditions. Can and will the OPEC Alliance continue to support the balance of energy markets? Will the emergence of new regional trading hubs help balance markets? What new charters and frameworks can we expect? In addition, can industry, policy makers and global Think Tanks collaborate further to better align energy policy objectives and outcomes?

Attendee Insights

An important session for those attending with a keen interest in the likely direction of pricing over the next 12 months and the implications of price volatility on their planning assumption

Keynote Address - The oil & gas company of the future

Tuesday 12 November 2019
10:30 - 11:00
The oil & gas company of the future: a proactive agenda of change will need to be established and delivered to ensure organisations in the industry remain relevant and competitive

Location: ICC Hall

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Ministerial & Policy Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
11:00 - 12:00
The 4th Industrial revolution is upon us. One of its critical assumptions will be access to affordable energy

Location: ICC Hall

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How will policy makers ensure industrial and energy policy work together to ensure the economic benefits of this new industrial age are secured?

Attendee Insights

Linking industrial and energy policy is a fundamental tenant to creating conditions for economic growth. Attendees with responsibility for future growth assumptions and plans will gain a unique insight on the opportunities and importantly the barriers the panel identifies and discusses.

Global Business Leaders Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
11:00 - 12:00
Harnessing the potential of an inclusive, diverse and engaged workforce to transform organisational agendas

Location: Conference Hall B

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People create the basis of a successful business fostering development, innovation and creativity. In today’s new era of Oil & Gas 4.0, business leaders are expected to do more to stand out especially when it comes to managing their pool of talent. How will the industry lead its existing and future employees differently? What are the unique initiatives being implemented that bridge disparity in gender, racial and ethnic diversity? How are business models being reinvented to attract and include millennials, women and minorities capitalising on the skill sets they bring?

Attendee Insights

All attendees will need to have in place strategies for dealing with the existing and future environmental agenda. The session provides a great opportunity for all attendees to better understand how leading organisations are planning to deal with this in the years ahead

LIVE Session

Tuesday 12 November 2019
11:30 - 12:15
How are oil and gas companies responding to energy transition? What more can we expect in the years ahead?

Location: Live Room

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Keynote Address - Exploiting megatrends will be critical in developing and scaling new capabilities

Tuesday 12 November 2019
12:00 - 12:45
Exploiting megatrends will be critical in developing and scaling new capabilities. What potential disruptors must the industry embrace?

Location: ICC Hall

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Global Business Leaders Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Financial partnerships for the next phase of industry growth: National oil companies and private equity

Location: ICC Hall

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With new financial partnerships emerging it’s imperative to understand the new investment opportunities for traditional and non-traditional energy players and what benefits this brings to the future when access to capital will be needed. How will the NOC/private equity relationship evolve and what is the opportunity they both bring to each other? How are operators releasing capital from assets and how attractive is the Middle East to private equity firms?

Attendee Insights

A must attend session for CEOs, CFOs, CIOs and C-level representatives from financial institutions and capital market firms that are looking to understand where the real investment and most profitable opportunities are in the region and globally.

Global Business Leaders Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Sustaining industry momentum in downstream: how will companies build an agile and resilient business model capable of withstanding the inevitable cyclical highs and lows in the years ahead?

Location: Conference Hall B

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What new strategies, tactics and innovative partnership models will organisations need to put in place to reshape their refining and petrochemicals portfolio ensuring its ability to position for the new market opportunities and manage the downturn in demand for certain parts of the product slate?

Attendee Insights

A session for downstream executives, service partners and consultants seeking insight into the changes likely to emerge in this sector. Helping them better position their organisations to take advantage of this dynamic and fast changing part of the value chain

Global Business Leaders Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
14:30 - 15:30
New strategies to accelerate the industry’s response to environmental pressures

Location: ICC Hall

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A successful energy transition to a lower carbon world requires that oil and gas is supplied in a way that minimises adverse social and environmental impact. An increasing number of countries, jurisdictions, and companies have announced targets or goals to ensure that oil and gas meets certain environmental targets. What further steps will the industry need to take to reduce indirect GHG emissions associated with the production, processing, transmission, refining, and distribution of oil and gas?

Attendee Insights

Business leaders across all components of the oil and gas value chain will gain a better understanding from the session, of the actions they will need to take to ensure their workforce is aligned in a manner that will contribute to their own transformation agenda

Global Business Leaders Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
15:00 - 16:00
Digital transformation is broader than just technology and requires strong strategic partnerships, access to specialist skillsets, agile teaming and a fail fast culture

Location: Conference Hall B

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Strategic partnerships lead the way in enabling powerful digital ecosystems. Insights into the critical developments within the industry provide a unique base of insight on how the digital agenda is radically reshaping the oil and gas industry

Attendee Insights

Attendees working on existing or future digital programmes and those responsible for building new partnership ecosystems within their organisations will be able to understand actions industry leaders have taken and importantly some of the lessons learnt in building new partnership models

LIVE Session

Tuesday 12 November 2019
15:00 - 15:45
Disrupting and transforming the global gas and LNG energy landscape

Location: Live Room

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Global Business Leaders Panel

Tuesday 12 November 2019
16:00 - 17:00
Innovative partnerships to enhance and de-risk traditional business models

Location: Conference Hall B

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How do we go beyond traditional oil and gas partnership models that provide increased financial, operational and technical benefits? What are the criteria for a successful and sustainable partnership? How will risk and reward be managed? Are these partnerships changing the nature of competition and can they be replicated in other parts of the value chain?

Attendee Insights

For attendees operating not only in the oil and gas industry, but industries that are now looking to partner, invest and collaborate with oil and gas players. A must attend session that taps into the world of these new partnerships, highlighting the business opportunities on offer by this new adjunct to the industry’s business model.

Global Business Leaders Panel

Wednesday 13 November 2019
10:00 - 11:00
The future of gas and LNG is here and now: building roadmaps to open new markets and harness demand

Location: Conference Hall B

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A look at the key factors that could affect supply and demand forecasts, accelerate approvals for known FIDs, and access to emerging markets

Attendee Insights

With gas assets becoming an integral part of the industry’s pivot. This session will be important for all attendees with existing gas assets and or seeking to acquire new assets to complement their portfolio.

Global Business Leaders Panel

Wednesday 13 November 2019
10:30 - 11:30
Downstream 4.0: refining and petrochemicals - growth through innovation and digitisation

Location: Conference Hall B

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The transformation of the refining and petrochemical industries continues at pace. How has this important part of the value chain initiated and delivered new strategies around digital, people and business partnership? What steps are being taken to reduce environmental impacts of complex conversion and distribution technologies?

Attendee Insights

For those attendees seeking to understand the planned interventions leading downstream executives will make to overcome some of the well-known roadblocks to ensure their businesses remain a profitable part of the industry value chain

Keynote Address - Shifting dynamics of global supply & demand

Wednesday 13 November 2019
11:00 - 11:30
Shifting dynamics of global supply and demand have created a new energy map. What’s changed in 2019 and how will this evolve in markets in 2020?

Location: ICC Hall

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LIVE Session

Wednesday 13 November 2019
11:00 - 11:45
Digital humans – an integral part of the workforce of the future?

Location: Live Room

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Global Business Leaders Panel

Wednesday 13 November 2019
11:30 - 12:30
How are NOCs responding to and positioning themselves for the challenge of energy transition?

Location: Conference Hall B

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The new energy trading map, the changing nature of hydrocarbon demand, the emergence of a global gas market all pose both a challenge and opportunity for National Oil Companies. How has the NOC strategy playbook changed in recent years? Will the operating models and strategic partnerships of NOCs need to change to allow them to compete and gain ground against the majors?

Attendee Insights

Attendees seeking to partner with NOCs will get a greater understanding of the likely direction these organisations will take and hence how to adjust their positioning to ensure continued relevance

LIVE Session

Wednesday 13 November 2019
12:00 - 12:45
Launching a new era of space exploration – a giant leap for science, technology and innovation

Location: Live Room

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Global Business Leaders Panel

Wednesday 13 November 2019
12:00 - 13:00
The future of energy and the role of oil and gas

Location: ICC Hall

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The future energy landscape remains uncertain. On the one hand, population growth and rising living standards point to the need for further significant increases in energy demand. On the other hand, there is a growing recognition of the need to reduce carbon emissions. The world has started on its transition to a lower carbon intensive energy system. But what will that world look like? And how quickly will it emerge?

Attendee Insights

Exploring the reasons why long-term hydrocarbon energy forecasts will be wrong, highlighting the risks around the key drivers of change. Specifically, what could act as a catalyst to accelerate the world away from oil, and what could this mean for gas? Conversely, what – if anything – could lead to higher oil and gas demand than forecast? And what are the strategic implications and how majors are positioning themselves for this uncertain world

Inclusion & Diversity Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
08:00 - 09:30
Registration, Coffee & Coaching

Location: Conference Hall B

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Collect your pass, grab a cup of coffee, and join a mentor and your peers for speed coaching sessions.

  • Building your personal brand: From networking to digital brand building
  • Harnessing the power of effective communication to resolve conflict, share feedback, and engage with peers and business leaders
  • Problem Solving & Crisis Management

Inclusion & Diversity Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
09:30 - 10:00
Keynote Address: Changing the Game for Inclusion

Location: Conference Hall B

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As the pace of change quickens, and industries transform rapidly, the conversation around people in workplaces evolves. From ‘what’ is inclusion and diversity to ‘why’ we need inclusion and diversity, the conversation has steadily progressed to ‘how’ business leaders can create a sense of belonging, and drive inclusion and diversity within the organisation’s DNA and culture. Weaving stories of people of determination and special abilities, women, and ethnic minorities, we delve deeper into what makes people feel like they belong, and how leaders can empower their people to create an inclusive and diverse organisation.

Inclusion & Diversity Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
10:00 - 11:00
AMA: Ask Me Anything - Inclusion & Diversity Leaders take live questions from the audience

Location: Conference Hall B

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Bringing the famous ‘AMA’ offline, a panel of Inclusion & Diversity Leaders from various industries will convene to take questions directly from the audience on topics ranging from challenges women and minorities face at work; challenges recruiters face in hiring and retaining women, people of colour, people with special abilities, and minorities in the workforce; trends and opportunities in driving inclusion and belonging within organisations, amongst others.

The panel will have no pre-set topics or agenda. Audience members can share their questions during the session, and the moderator will ask the questions on the stage on behalf of the audience. Please note: Only questions related to workplace inclusion and diversity, and personal career challenges can be asked.

Inclusion & Diversity Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
11:30 - 12:30
Rapid Fire Learning

Location: Conference Hall B

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Six speakers, six power presentations of 10 minutes each covering:

  • Creating an ecosystem focused on enabling women and underrepresented minorities to succeed in oil and gas now, and in the future
  • Addressing biases and gender disparity in the tech sector, and how these affect attracting and recruiting talent across other industries that rely heavily on technologies built by the IT industry
  • Looking outward to building a long-term pipeline; attracting tech-savvy millennials and Gen Z talent from other industries into oil and gas
  • Designing and implementing hiring and post-hiring workplace inclusion initiatives
  • Combating diversity fatigue and diversity resistance within your organisation; identifying and tackling unconscious biases

LIVE Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
12:00 - 12:30
Deciding factors on international trade, global economies and energy investment: where are we in the resource cycle?

Location: Live Room

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Inclusion & Diversity Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
13:45 - 14:45
Diversity Dialogues: Balance for Better: How can you be an ally?

Location: Conference Hall B

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Following the fishbowl panel structure, this session will be led by 2 panelists and a moderator. A third panelist will be welcomed from the audience to join the discussion. The third audience panelist will rotate every 10 minutes to encourage open dialogue and ensure diverse opinions are shared on the panel.

  • Embracing diversity at the starting point: broadening campus pipelines and recruiting from a diverse mix of colleges to tap into diversity of thought and perspectives
  • Engaging with the majority, learning about their behaviours and cultural biases, and finding a way to combat them to transforming your workforce and empower minorities and people with special abilities
  • From Board to the organisation: Creating a talent strategy with a top bottom accountability approach and leading with authenticity, empathy, and collaboration
  • Empowering younger talent through reverse mentorship initiatives enabling skills exchange with older employees, and harnessing the potential of diverse cultures and age groups
  • Role models vs real models: Why is it important for companies to showcase real people in their D&I branding, and how transparency can enable them to attract talent within their business

Inclusion & Diversity Session

Thursday 14 November 2019
15:00 - 16:00
Making diversity and inclusion tangible: First hand-experiences from a leading oil and gas company

Location: Exhibition Floor

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The closing session of the Inclusion & Diversity In Energy conference will take place on the exhibition floor, providing first hand insights on fostering diversity and inclusion initiatives into action and taking the concept to the very core of the company’s DNA.

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