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8:30 AM
Introduction to ESG 2.0
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: What's next for ESG?
Over the last few years, we have noticed the question around ESG has moved from “Why?” to the “How?” With a new era of ESG upon us amid an energy supply crunch and climate challenges, it’s now time to look ahead. Take a deep dive into ESG 2.0, delving into topics that will shape the future of ESG as the megatrend continues to evolve.
Moderator(s):
John Goodgame, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Speaker(s):
Tara J. Hemmer, Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, WM
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9:00 AM
ESG Investing: Shifting Paradigm
Energy security continues to be a matter of concern amid rising gas prices. ESG critics are now claiming that ESG investing in its current form may not help the environment or create positive social change. In this roundtable discussion, find out the truth behind the new wave of ESG investing.
Moderator(s):
Deon Daugherty, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Alisa Lukash, Vice President of Shale Research, Rystad Energy
Greg Matlock, Americas Energy Transition and Renewable Energy Leader, EY
9:40 AM
Energy Policy: ESG Developments in Washington and Beyond
This Washington insider offers a view of multiple energy policy developments as lawmakers and regulators address ESG disclosures, operations, workforce and more.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jack Belcher, Principal, Cornerstone Government Affairs
10:00 AM
Networking Break
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10:30 AM
Producers Panel: Meet the ESG Leaders
Energy companies are increasingly hiring for ESG-specific roles to serve as the face of the franchise to create an enterprise-wide ESG policy and effectively communicate with investors and other stakeholders. Learn more about opportunities, challenges and future of ESG from the experts.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Trina Engels, Director ESG, Talos Energy Inc.
Ravi Srivastava, President, New Technologies, CNX Resources Corporation
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11:10 AM
Reporting: Agreeing Upon Disclosure Standards
Companies and investors continue struggling to agree on the ESG metrics including SEC disclosures that matter most to investors and how companies can best capture and disclose that information.
Moderator(s):
Darren Barbee, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Reid Morrison, Principal, PwC
11:35 AM
Methane Emissions: Future-Proofing From Modeled To Measured Reporting
Operators are reducing their methane emissions through a constantly evolving suite of new technologies; however those that plan for the future will be able to create the most measurable change by preparing for both evolving investor and regulatory scrutiny through an ecosystem of verifiable reports.
Moderator(s):
Deon Daugherty, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Steve Deiker, Chief Strategy Officer, Kairos Aerospace
Tim Novick, President & CEO, Ecotec
Noon
Networking Lunch
1:15 PM
Emissions Accounting: Understanding Scope 3
Scope 3 emissions are likely to be the largest share of your emissions, but do you really understand what they entail? Accounting for scope 3 is at the heart onf many successful ESG programs and this noted champion of ESG in the energy sector joins us to explain the nuts and bolt of scope 3 emissions.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Pallanich, Senior Editor, Technology, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Allyson Anderson Book, Vice President, Energy Transition, Baker Hughes Co.
1:40 PM
Certified Gas: Why It Matters to Investors and Customers
The world's biggest producers are racing to certify their gas. Why? Because methane emissions are a  leading cause of climate change and investors and stakeholders need to know your emissions output before they'll invest or buy.
Moderator(s):
Stacey Mitchell, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Speaker(s):
Will Jordan, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, EQT Corporation
Lara Owens, Ph.D., Director of Science and Technology, MiQ
Christopher Treanor, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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2:20 PM
Legal Argument: Winning the Battle of the Boardroom
ESG starts in the boardroom. Activist investors and and legal ramifications loom large for corporate governance. Hear how to make your leadership strong for the future and why that will benefit your company in the long run.
Moderator(s):
Serena Rwejuna, Partner, White & Case
Speaker(s):
Hillary H. Holmes, Partner and Co-Chair Capital Markets, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Kathryn Roark, Vice President, Diversity & ESG, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc.
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
The New ESG: Five Truths and a Lie
Trends in ESG overall and in the energy space in particular are changing rapidly--as evidenced by pushback on "woke capitalism" and a wake-up call that access to and affordability of energy itself is among foundational ESG principles.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Vic Svec, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Stephanie Weiler, Senior Director ESG Services, Alvarez & Marsal
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3:45 PM
Reuse Roundtable: Putting Produced Water to Work
Produced water has been a hot topic among ESG leaders as oil and gas producers figure out their reuse options for produced water. This panel of experts representing service providers, producers and investors talks about the research and development  of produced water reuse.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Amanda Brock, CEO, Aris Water Solutions
Michael Dunkel, Energy, Water & Carbon Advisor, Tetra Tech
Matt Gabriel, CEO, XRI Holdings LLC
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4:20 PM
Technology Solutions: Leading the ESG Charge Through Innovation
ESG heads of service companies will discuss how technology continues to evolve as a key ESG theme and how it impacts the ESG goals of service companies.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Pallanich, Senior Editor, Technology, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
D. Bradley Childers, President & CEO, Archrock
John W. Gibson Jr., Chairman of the Board, CEO & President, Flotek Industries
Vincent Higgins, President - Oil and Gas Digitalization, mCloud
5:00 PM
Conference Adjourns & Networking Reception