Program Agenda

1.01 - The Changing Face of the Energy Workforce
The energy transition has joined the great crew change as a factor in hiring and recruiting the next generation of energy’s workforce. As digital technologies and new requirements continue to define a transitioning industry, unique skill sets will be needed. Meanwhile, oil and gas, in particular, must recruit more diverse talent from within and outside of the industry.
Moderator(s):
Jessica Morales, Content Director, Events & Video, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Leslie Shockley Beyer, CEO, Energy Workforce & Technology Council
Christine LaFollette, Partner Emeritus, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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1.02 - Capital Investment: What Equity-Buyers Seek Today
This panel of equity experts answers the question most asked in the industry these days? How do I get equity investors to find my company interesting? Investors have a changing criteria when it comes to choosing where to put their money. Here’s what you need to know.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Mari Salazar, Senior Vice President & Manager Energy Financial Services, BOK Financial
Lindsay Grider, Head of Investor Relations, Tailwater Capital
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1.03 - ESG: How They See Us; How They Should
Oil and gas companies suffer from a bad reputation, whether founded or not. This panel of marketing, government relations and investor relations professional explains how the public, investors and governments view oil and gas and what the industry can do to battle that reputation.
Moderator(s):
Jessica Morales, Content Director, Events & Video, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kathryn Pavlovsky, Principal, U.S. Energy, Resources & Industrials Industry Leader, Deloitte
Melanie A. Little, Senior Vice President, Operations and EHS&S, Magellan Midstream Partners
Allyson Book, Vice President, Energy Transition, Baker Hughes Co.
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1.04 - Exploring Growth Opportunities in the Energy Transition
All sectors of the oil and gas industry have a stake in the energy transition. From the major and independent producers to the capital investors and more. This panel looks and the hidden and not-so hidden opportunities ahead for industry growth.
Moderator(s):
Jessica Morales, Content Director, Events & Video, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jennifer McCarthy, President & Chief Operating Officer, Alta Resources
Bernadette Johnson, Senior Vice President, Power & Renewables, Enverus
Kellie Metcalf, Managing Partner, EnCap Energy Transition, EnCap Investments LP
Starlee Sykes, Senior VP, Gulf of Mexico & Canada, BP
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1.05 - Surviving and Thriving in a New Energy World (Service Companies)
Perhaps no sector of the industry has a bigger stake in the energy transition as does service companies. Having taken a big hit from COVID and the 2020 oil price crash, service companies are finding their way back in world that is increasing focused on satisfying ESG demand. How are they going to do it?
Moderator(s):
Faiza Rizvi, Senior Associate Editor, Business and ESG, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Marie Merle Caekebeke, Director, ESG Performance & Engagement, Schlumberger
Whitney Eaton, Executive Vice President, Compliance & ESG, TGS ASA
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1.06 - How Technology Can Take Back the Future
By many accounts, technology and innovation are the keys to improving the industry’s ESG scorecard and impressing investors enough to keep capital coming. This panel of tech experts shows us the path forward through the magic of new technology development.
Moderator(s):
Mary Holcomb, Associate Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jill Evanko, President & CEO, Chart Industries
Zainub Noor, Technology Director, Halliburton Co.
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1.07 - How Consolidation, Cash Flow and COVID Recalibrated the Deal Market
Prolonged demand loss, capital discipline and a consolidating industry have created a new type of deal market in energy. Deals over the last 12 months have been scarce, but a flurry of activity in the fourth quarter provides optimism the deal market will open up. How does our panel of A&D insiders see deals happening or not happening the year to come?
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Sarah E. McLean, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Sylvia K. Barnes, Founder & Principal, Tanda Resources
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