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Looking Forward to Oil and Gas Automation and Technology Week

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February 10, 2022

We are excited to be sponsoring the Oil & Gas Automation and Technology Week on February 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas. Over the course of three days, industry technology leaders will be sharing best practices and exchanging knowledge on optimizing business performance and building a foundation for technology.

This year’s Oil & Gas Automation and Technology Week features over 400 industry leaders discussing a range of topics like Automation, IoT, Machine Learning, AI, Digital Twins and Blockchain technology.  As well as the challenges of adopting digital strategies and accelerating digital projects.

Experts from Element will be available in booth #15 in the exhibition hall, on stage to present new ideas, leading roundtable discussions, and demonstrating the Element Unify software in the quickfire technology sessions. Here’s where you will see Element:

Mainstage Keynote

Monday, Feb 15, 4:40 pm
IT/OT Convergence: Managing Differing Opinions Associated with Digital Initiatives
presented by Steve Beamer, VP Industry Solutions

  • A practical example of a large-scale deployment of analytics – challenges and successes
  • Change management concerns - how people are impacted
  • Where the value comes from and how to capture it
  • Thoughts on how to be successful navigating the challenges of digital transformation

Steve Beamer is responsible for industry outreach and identifying problems that Element Unify can help solve. A former customer with over 30 years of experience, he has led a major digital transformation effort and has a deep understanding of operations excellence and the systems that support it. Steve has served in site and executive leadership roles at large oil & gas and mining companies including ExxonMobil, Hess, Peabody Energy, and BP. He began his career in the Nuclear Navy and in the industry has worked in Engineering, Maintenance/Reliability and Operations. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University and an MBA fromPepperdine University.

Roundtable Discussions

Monday Feb 15, 10:50 am (Track 3)
Identify Business Value for Your Transformation Initiatives. Facilitated by Steve Beamer.

Tuesday Feb 16, 11:10 am (Track 4) 
Duplicate Pilot Project Success and Scale Digital Transformation
Facilitated by Steve Beamer.

Technology Demonstrations

Monday, Feb 15, 9:30 am
Tuesday, Feb 16, 3:10 pm

The Quickfire Technology and Product Demonstration sessions will provide an opportunity to see how you can use the Element Unify Data Hub platform to build rich, contextualized data models to power industrial transformation in upstream, midstream, and downstream operations. Each session lasts approximately 8 minutes with the opportunity to ask questions immediately afterwards over the refreshment break

To register to attend or learn more about this event visit: oilandgasautomationandtechnology.com. We hope to see you in Houston!