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

9-12 NOVEMBER 2020
Supported by

Oil & Gas 4.0 Strategic Roundtables

Innovation, transformation and agility are the backbone of today’s forward thinking oil and gas company in the evolving energy landscape. They enable organisations to move their strategic business choices at pace, and create new company structures, business models and diverse partnerships, as they respond to new and emerging global megatrends.

ADIPEC Oil & Gas 4.0 embraces these values, leveraging the benefits of the 4th Industrial Age. ADIPEC 2019 introduces seven exclusive, closed door roundtables, solely attended by CEOs and C-level executives, not only from leading international oil and gas companies, but also from the leading technology companies, which are spearheading disruptive innovation in the industry globally.

Stimulating intellectual, open and meaningful dialogue, the Oil & Gas 4.0 Strategic Roundtables will generate actionable outcomes and recommendations in support of transformative strategies that will help businesses to successfully navigate the evolving energy landscape.

The global oil and gas industry will benefit from the post-roundtables’ published White Papers, which will detail the actionable outcomes and insights from each of the seven conversations.

Oil & Gas 4.0 Strategic Roundtable Hosts at ADIPEC 2019

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His Excellency
Mohammed Barkindo

Secretary General

OPEC

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DR DANIEL YERGIN

VICE CHAIRMAN

IHS MARKIT

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Rachael Bartels

Managing Director, Chemicals & Natural Resources

Accenture

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Jason Bordoff

Professor of Professional Practice, International and Public Affairs

Columbia University

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Sebastian Thrun

CEO, KittyHawk; Co-Founder, Udacity; Adjunct Professor, Stanford
Former Vice President, Google; Founder, Google X Lab
Founder, GoogleGlass and Google Self Driving Car, Stanley

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Greg Cross

Artificial Intelligence Pioneer, Serial Entrepreneur
Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer

Soul Machines

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Big Data: A Pillar of Tomorrow's Petroleum Industry

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Tuesday 12 November 2019

09:30 - 10:15

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With the emergence of the 4th industrial age, big data is revolutionising industries around the globe and the petroleum industry is no exception.

This OPEC hosted roundtable will highlight the progressive influence of big data from innovation to adoption on the petroleum industry.

Attendee Insights

For those interested in understanding OPEC’s views on the industry’s ongoing engagement and adoption of big data technology in its operations. From upstream efficiency gains to financial and productivity advantages across the entire value chain.

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His Excellency
Mohammed Barkindo

Secretary General

OPEC

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Re-energising transition: building a pathway towards the transformation of the world’s energy mix

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Tuesday 12 November 2019

11:00 - 12:30

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Oil and gas remains essential to the broader energy mix and a key enabler of tomorrow’s global economy. However the world is changing, populations are increasing, people are becoming more prosperous and consumer demand continues to rise. Meanwhile, government policy and regulation continue to demand the transformation of the global energy landscape.

Attendee Insights

  • As we enter the 4th Industrial Age, the world’s demand for energy and energy-based products is increasing. How can the oil and gas industry commit to a sustainable hydrocarbons future that delivers solutions for low emissions across the value chain?
  • Energy transition offers many pathways to follow. Which ones will turn out to be cul-de-sacs? Attendees will be able to explore options available and test their thinking on the right pathway to follow for their organisation.
  • How are investor funds being allocated, accelerated and deployed to fast track environmentally disruptive and innovative technologies that have the ability to move atpace to deliver increased value across the oil and gas industry?
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Dr Daniel Yergin

Vice Chairman

IHS Markit

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Digitalisation in Energy Roundtable: exploring how corporates need to adopt new cultures and mind sets to embrace digitalisation and prepare themselves for continued technological disruption into the future

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Tuesday 12 November 2019

13:00 - 14:30

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A deep dive on how c-suite leaders must lead from the front as new technologies continue to disrupt the existing industry landscape and the expectations that the workforce follow suit, adapt and adopt the same mindsets that need to be led from the top down.

Attendee Insights

  • A must attend session for those seeking a better understanding of how digitisation impacts the nature of work within the oil and gas industry. Digital transformation is a much-touted phrase, but when it comes to creating new ways of working, little is known on how the nature of work will be transformed
  • Attendees responsible for thinking through the future dimensions of an organisations workforce, its future skill sets and developing a robust employee value proposition in times of digital disruption will take away insights helpful in the formulation of their plans
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Sebastian Thrun

CEO, KittyHawk; Co-Founder, Udacity; Adjunct Professor, Stanford
Former Vice President, Google; Founder, Google X Lab
Founder, GoogleGlass and Google Self Driving Car, Stanley

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Energy trends, policy formation and geopolitical factors affecting the global oil and gas industry

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Tuesday 12 November 2019

15:30 - 17:00

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As global mega-trends continue to impact the oil and gas industry, c-suite insights help businesses embrace and navigate new industry trends and dynamics to successfully deliver future strategies for growth and diversification across industries and value chains.

Attendee Insights

  • An invaluable session for all those seeking a better understanding of how energy transition, the evolution of energy policy and 21st century geopolitics will impact the shape and form of the industry in the years ahead.
  • Attendees responsible for leading and managing the strategic direction of their organisation as well as those responsible for shaping future energy policy in their market are likely to find the session of great interest.
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Jason Bordoff

Professor of Professional Practice, International and Public Affairs

Columbia University

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Driving smart energy investments for the oil and gas business model of the future

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Wednesday 13 November 2019

10:30 - 12:00

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Financial, investor insights and trends on smart oil and gas investments and intelligence on the new investment parameters emerging in the industry.

Attendee Insights

  • What does the oil and gas CEO, CFO and CIO of today consider as a smart investment for smart growth?
  • Everything investors need to know about IPOs in the oil and gas industry: risks vs rewards
  • What types of project finance can NOCs/IOCs have access to? What type of projects do lenders look at and how to identify the best ROI and outcomes for both parties?

Wednesday 13 November 2019

The circular plastics economy contribution to the growth of the oil and gas industry

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Wednesday 13 November 2019

12:30 - 14:00

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As oil and gas corporations commit to a more sustainable and environmentally conscious industry, how the industry can make plastics a more sustainable and reused, or recycled resource.

Attendee Insights

  • The oil and gas industry’s commitment to producing recyclable plastic and enabling a plastics circular economy – where are we and what further steps is the industry taking to reduce its environmental impact?
  • What impact will environmental strategies and growing public awareness to reduce plastic consumption have on long-term oil and chemical feedstock demand and growth?
  • Economics, sustainability, regulation – how is the evolving circular plastics economy set to change the future dynamics of the industry?
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Rachael Bartels

Managing Director, Chemicals & Natural Resources

Accenture

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Human and machine collaboration and the impact this has on current business transformation

Location: Leadership Suite, Middle East Petroleum Club

Wednesday 13 November 2019

14:30 - 16:00

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As the pace of digitalisation and technological development continues, employees and employers alike will need to understand the next wave of technological advancements. From developments in AI, IoT, augmented reality and machine learning through to the changes in sensory technology and big data, these changes will have extensive economic and societal impact.

Attendee Insights

Attendees will gain insights into how these areas of technology will affect the workplace of the future across 3 core areas of business efficiency, social and economic sustainability and ethical adoption and governance.

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Greg Cross

Artificial Intelligence Pioneer, Serial Entrepreneur
Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer

Soul Machines

Benefits

Exclusivity

With an invitation only guest list limited to 35 guests per roundtable including Ministers and C-Level representatives, the roundtables will stimulate high level conversations between global energy industry decision makers.

Format

Hosted within the Leadership Suite at the Middle East Petroleum Club, the only truly global oil and gas industry club, providing a unique forum for knowledge sharing and connectivity. All discussions will take place under Chatham House rule and in a media-free zone, to encourage an open and wide ranging conversation on key industry challenges and opportunities.

Insights

Discover valuable insights on how to overcome challenges and gain the knowledge to move your strategic business choices at pace, and create new company structures, business models and diverse partnerships, as they respond to new and emerging global megatrends.

Attendees

Participants will influence industry trends and build the successful business partnerships critical to delivering future growth in an evolving energy landscape. Taking part globally positions the attendee's company and leadership team as thought leaders and gains a strategic advantage for their business.

Sponsors

The unmatched opportunity for the sponsor’s leadership team to meet and network with some of the most influential executives in the global oil and gas industry and beyond. Sponsors will be viewed as subject matter experts, offering unique and visionary insights across a range of topics.

Global Industry

The global oil and gas industry will benefit from published White Papers, which will detail the actionable outcomes and insights from each of the six conversations. The wider audience will have access to learnings which will enable them to incorporate the knowledge of the roundtables hosts and participants into their business strategies.

Blogs

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14 Aug 2019

Digitalisation in Oil & Gas

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29 Aug 2019

Corporate social responsibility in the age of automation

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1 Sep 2019

Recovering the value of plastic

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