June 4-6, 2019 | Calgary, AB

Opex Calgary Event Agenda

Canada’s #1 event dedicated to Operational Excellence in energy, chemicals & resources!

Returning to Calgary next June 4-6, the 2019 Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals and Resources Summit will bring together over 250 Heads of OE, Operations, ORM, Assets and HSE - all in one location - to strategize on how to manage change, increase efficiency and optimize productivity - without compromising reliability, safety, and compliance. This is your best opportunity to benchmark against world class industry innovators including CNRL, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, Andeavor, SaskPower, LNG Canada, Equinor, The Dow Chemical Company, Veolia Group, Suncor, Repsol and many more. 

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Meet the 2019 Speakers


Jim Claunch
Jim Claunch
Vice President, Business Efficiency
Equinor
Steve Corbin
Steve Corbin
Executive Project Director
LNG Canada
Stephane Demers
Stephane Demers
Director of Operations, Montreal Refinery
Suncor
Arun Narayanan
Arun Narayanan
Chief Data Officer
AngloAmerican
Troy Geertsen
Troy Geertsen
Vice President, Health, Environment, Safety & Regulatory
Chevron
John Gorman
John Gorman
Vice President, Canada
Halliburton
Sharon Hauser
Sharon Hauser
Director, Corporate Process & Improvement Office and Learning
SaskPower
Martin Huang
Martin Huang
Vice President, System Operations
HydroOne
Kai Johansen
Kai Johansen
Director, Operational Excellence
Glencore Nikkelverk
Walter Kresic
Walter Kresic
Vice President, Pipeline Integrity
Enbridge
Cristian Matei
Cristian Matei
Head of Business Transformation
Veolia Group
Peter Medlam
Peter Medlam
Director, Canada Business Unit
Repsol
Jana Mosley
Jana Mosley
Vice President, Power Delivery Transformation
ENMAX
Jose Pires
Jose Pires
Former Vice President of Enterprise Business Improvement & Productivity
Andeavor
Joy Romero
Joy Romero
Vice President, Technology & Innovation
CNRL
Julie Thyne
Julie Thyne
North America Continuous Improvement Leader
The Dow Chemical Company
David Trent
David Trent
Vice President, Technology & Digital
Canfor
Vinit Verma
Vinit Verma
Senior Technology Advisor
ExxonMobil
Paul Clark
Paul Clark
Vice President, Bruce B
Bruce Power
Brent Thesen
Brent Thesen
Director, Transmission & Distribution Asset Management
ENMAX
Hugo Ashkar
Hugo Ashkar
Global Risk Manager
BP
Gerard Lachance
Gerard Lachance
Senior Manager, Performance Quality & Management Systems
Hydro-Québec
Trevor Williams
Trevor Williams
Vice President, Nitrogen Operations
Nutrien
Grigor Bambekov
Grigor Bambekov
Director, Performance & Business Excellence
Andeavor Logistics
Kathy McCrum
Kathy McCrum
Vice President, HR & Safety
SaskPower
Barre Browne
Barre Browne
Senior Director, Transformation
Nutrien
Dennis Heinzlmeir
Dennis Heinzlmeir
Alberta Chapter President
Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC)
Susan Lubell
Susan Lubell
National President
Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC)
Manuel Reyes Ferras
Manuel Reyes Ferras
Manager, SCM Materials Processing
Suncor
Camille Peres
Camille Peres
Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health
Texas A&M University
Justyna Krzysiak
Justyna Krzysiak
Equipment Class Specialist, Mechanical Engineering & Asset Management
Enbridge
Bob Koonce
Bob Koonce
Founder and Managing Partner
High Reliability Group LLC
Richard Warren
Richard Warren
Director of Product Management for Meridian
Accruent

Key themes include:

  • Human Factors
  • Internet of Things
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Cost Performance
  • Business Transformation
  • Personal and Process Safety
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Operations Management Systems
  • High Reliability Organizations
  • Maintenance, Repair & Operations
  • Digital Operations

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