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August 26-29 in Houston, Texas


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LIFE 2018

LIFE uniquely focuses on recipes for the application of digital technologies to exploration, drilling, and production to produce business value. It is the only event of its kind that leverages advances in science, technology, digital, and the community at large to drive the industry’s thinking forward.

Keynote Speakers

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    Karl Johnny Hersvik

    CEO, Aker BP

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    Shaun Gregory

    EVP Exploration and CTO, Woodside Energy Ltd.

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    Sanjay Paranji

    VP, Advanced Analytics & Emerging Technologies (AAET)

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    Sue Bevington

    Corporate VP, Human Resources, Microsoft

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    Frank Buytendijk

    Distinguished VP & Gartner Fellow, Gartner Research and Advisory

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    Augusto Borella

    General Manager, Digital Transformation, Petrobras

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    Eric Carre

    EVP Global Business Lines and Chief HSE Officer, Halliburton

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    Scot Evans

    VP, Consulting Integrated Asset Management, Halliburton

Agenda at a Glance

  • Aug 20

    OpenEarth® Community Developers Summit

  • Aug 21

    Landmark Innovation Forum & Expo

  • Aug 22

    Landmark Innovation Forum & Expo

  • Aug 23

    iEnergy® Community Day

OpenEarth® Community Developers Summit- a day dedicated to developers, software engineers, & data scientists. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an industry hackathon, cloud workshops and sessions led by thought leaders in tech and O&G, followed by entertainment and a social.

07:30 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast | 2nd floor

OpenEarth Community Founders Breakfast (By Invitation Only - Parker Boardroom 3rd floor)

09:00 AM

Keynote

Bettina Bachmann, Vice President, Subsurface & Wells Software, Shell

09:15 AM

Keynote

Shanker Trivedi, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business, Nvidia

09:45 AM

Keynote

Sophie Zurquiyah, Chief Executive Officer, CGG

10:15 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM

Keynote

Philip Potloff, Head of Enterprise Strategy, Amazon Web Services

11:00 AM

Keynote

Susanna Sabbagh, Vice President, Digital Solutions, Halliburton

11:30 AM

Networking Lunch | Mezzanine 2nd floor

12:30 PM

Developer Summit Breakouts

2:00 PM

Networking Break

2:30 PM

Developer Summit Breakouts

3:50 PM

Networking Break

4:45 PM

OEC Public Contributions (Founding Members)

OpenEarth® Developers Summit Hackathon Presentation | Awards Harris 2nd floor

5:15 PM

Evening Reception | Mezzanine 2nd floor


LIFE 2018 – includes general session keynotes, technical breakouts, workshops, and expo demonstrations. Be sure to attend our evening receptions on Aug 21 and 22 designated for networking, where you can mingle with peers, share insights and make new connections – all in one setting.

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast | Galveston 2nd floor

07:30 AM

Innovation Expo

09:00 AM

Welcome

Eric Carre, EVP, Global Business Lines, Halliburton

09:25 AM

Keynote

Karl Hersvik, CEO, Aker BP

09:45 AM

Networking Break

10:05 AM

Keynote

Augusto Borella, General Manager, Digital Transformation, Petrobras

10:35 AM

Keynote

Scot Evans, VP Consulting Integrated Asset Management, Halliburton

11:30 AM

Executive Roundtables (By Invitation Only) | Networking Lunch Galveston 2nd floor

12:30 PM

Technical Breakout Sessions | Hands-on Technical Workshops Tanglewood 3rd floor

2:00 PM

Networking Break

2:30 PM

Technical Breakout Sessions | Hands-on Technical Workshops

4:45 PM

Evening Reception Houston Ballroom 2nd floor


LIFE 2018 – includes general session keynotes, technical breakouts, workshops, and expo demonstrations. Be sure to attend our evening receptions on Aug 21 and Aug 22 designated for networking, where you can mingle with peers, share insights and make new connections – all in one setting.

06:45 AM

LIFEstyle Activities - Yoga on the Roof & Fun Run

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast Galveston 2nd floor | Innovation Expo

09:00 AM

Keynote

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP, Gartner

09:25 AM

Keynote

Shaun Gregory, EVP of Exploration & CTO, Woodside Energy

09:45 AM

Networking Break

10:05 AM

Keynote

Sanjay Paranji, VP Advanced Analytics & Emerging Technologies (AAET)

10:45 AM

Keynote

Sue Bevington, Corporate VP of Human Resources, Microsoft

11:30 AM

Executive Roundtables (Invitation Only) | Networking Lunch Galveston 2nd floor

12:30 PM

Technical Breakout Sessions | Hands-on Technical Workshops Tanglewood 3rd floor

4:45 PM

Evening Reception | Innovation Expo – Houston Room 2nd floor


iEnergy® Community Day – a final day dedicated to the industry’s foremost community of users, academics, and technology partners collaborating on research and student projects.

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast Galveston 2nd floor

09:00 AM

User Group Meetings 3rd floor | University Hub Hunters Creek 3nd floor| Hands-on Technical Workshops Tanglewood 3rd floor

10:30 AM

Networking Break

11:30 AM

User Group Meetings | University Hub | Hands-on Technical Workshops

12:30 AM

Networking Lunch Galveston 2nd floor

1:30 PM

User Group Meetings | Customer Advisory Boards (CABS) | University Hub | Hands-on Technical Workshops

4:30 PM

User Group Happy Hour

6:00 PM

Landmark Alumni Event | Biggio’s Sports Bar 2nd floor


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2018 Sponsors


LIFE has become the must-attend event in the energy industry – bringing together the who’s who of the E&P sector for an immersive technology experience. Last year, the event attracted more than 1,000 decision makers, representing 354 distinct companies from 39 countries. This year’s attendance is expected to surpass 1,200 participants.

  • For over 12 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform.
  • Dell EMC serves a key role in providing the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information.
  • Accenture’s Energy Industry Group helps the world’s leading oil and gas companies transform to compete in today’s digital world.
  • We believe in what people make possible. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
  • We pioneered a supercharged form of computing loved by the most demanding computer users in the world – scientists, designers, artists, and gamers.
  • Google Cloud’s portfolio of products, services and tools enable customers to modernize their operations for today’s digital world.
  • Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.
  • L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) is a global leader in Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services.
  • Equinix, Inc. connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers.
  • Akamai makes it easier for its customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere.
  • Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting.
  • INT is the leading provider of data visualization software libraries and frameworks in E&P.
  • Lenovo is a $43 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and data center technology.
  • Oracle, a global provider of enterprise cloud computing, is empowering businesses of all sizes on their journey of digital transformation.
  • TIBCO fuels digital business by enabling better decisions and faster, smarter actions through the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud.
  • Wipro Limited is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company.
  • Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences.
  • Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies.
  • FPT is the largest ICT company in the private sector in Vietnam with nearly 32,000 employees, including 13,695 technology experts, engineers, developers.
  • GitLab is the first single application built from the ground up for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle for Product, Development, QA, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project.