November 28
2:00pm - 6:00pm

As Canada’s oil and gas industry proceeds with cautious optimism in 2018, new ways of innovation and efficiency are being pursued which will enable a broader more sustainable recovery outside of traditional price economics.

Our clients and innovation partners are at the forefront of accelerating digital transformation in the oil and gas industry through IBM Watson for Natural Resources. Embarking on a collaborative journey, we’re helping the industry build advanced solutions and data-driven business models to better manage geological risk, predict drilling targets, boost worker safety, improve asset optimization and accelerate operational effectiveness.

Join IBM, our innovation program clients and our leading line-up of industry experts as they share perspectives on oil and gas innovation to solve real-world industry challenges and tap into new revenue streams.

Don’t miss this must-attend event, limited seats are available!

Calgary, Canada

The Westin
320 4th Ave. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta


2:00pm - 2:30pm Registration
2:30pm - 2:40pm Welcome & Overview - Behmal Mehta, Senior Vice President - Energy Intelligence of June Warren-Nickle's Energy Group (JWN)
2:40pm - 2:55pm Executive Keynote - Harnessing Digital Technologies to Scale Business Model Innovation - Mr. Luq Niazi, IBM Global Managing Director in Chemicals and Petroleum
2:55pm - 3:10pm Re-inventing Energy Settlements with Blockchain-based Digital Platforms – Mr. Michael Brown, Director Innovation, ATB Financial
3:10pm - 3:25pm Innovating in a Culture Not Built to Innovate - Mr. Cory Bergh, VP, Financial & Information Services, NAL Resource
3:25pm - 3:40pm Wrap-up & Close - Ms. Laura Hartwell, Director, IBM Enterprise Western Canada & Natural Resources Solution Centre
3:45pm - 6:00pm Innovation Zone - See how digital technology is producing tangible returns within exploration, drilling, production, HSE, asset management and operational effectiveness.