LIFE 2018 | Landmark Innovation Forum & Expo 2018
August 20-23, 2018 | Marriott Marquis Houston, Texas

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.

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Agenda at a Glance

  • Aug 20

    OpenEarth™ Developers Summit

  • Aug 21

    LIFE 2018

  • Aug 22

    LIFE 2018

  • Aug 23

    iEnergy® Community Day

New in 2018! OpenEarth™ Developer Summit – an additional 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

09:00 AM

Welcome | Safety Moment

09:05 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:20 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

10:45 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

11:45 AM

Networking Lunch

01:00 PM

Hands-on Technical Workshops | Developer Summit Breakouts

01:50 PM

Networking Break

02:00 PM

Hands-on Technical Workshops | Developer Summit Breakouts

03:00 PM

OpenEarth™ Developers Summit Hackathon Presentation | Awards

05:30 PM

Reception | Networking

LIFE 2018 – includes general session keynotes, technical breakouts, workshops, and expo demonstrations followed by an evening reception and Texas pool-side entertainment on the veranda.

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM

Welcome | Safety Moment

09:15 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:20 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

11:00 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

11:30 AM

Executive Roundtables | Innovation Expo | Networking Lunch

12:45 AM

Innovation Expo | Breakout Tracks | Hands-on Technical Workshops

06:00 PM

Reception | Networking

LIFE 2018 – includes general session keynotes, technical breakouts, workshops, and expo demonstrations followed by an evening guest keynote and iEnergy® partner reception.

06:30 AM

LIFEstyle Activities

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM

Welcome | Safety Moment

09:15 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:20 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

11:00 AM

General Session Keynote Presentation

11:30 AM

Executive Roundtables | Innovation Expo | Networking Lunch

12:45 PM

Innovation Expo | Breakout Tracks | Hands-on Technical Workshops

04:00 PM

Special Guest Keynote Presentation

06:00 PM

Reception | Networking

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.

07:30 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM

User Group Meetings | University Hub: STEPs & EVOLVE | Hands-on Technical Workshops

12:00 PM

Innovation Expo | Networking Lunch

12:30 PM

Customer Advisory Boards

06:00 PM

Landmark Alumni Event

Attendee Testimonials

2017 Sponsors

  • For 11 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.
  • Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
  • Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.
  • LMKR is a petroleum technology company offering reservoir-centric interpretation, modeling and analytics software, mobile technology solutions and E&P data services.
  • NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing.
  • The Oracle Cloud delivers hundreds of SaaS applications and enterprise-class PaaS and IaaS services to customers in more than 195 countries and territories while processing 55 billion transactions a day.
  • Lenovo ThinkStation and ThinkPad P-Series Workstations bring together the superior reliability and the innovative technologies your work requires, blended with outstanding performance.
  • Global leader in technology services and consulting. From engineering to application development, knowledge management and business process management, we enable our clients to create and execute strategies for their digital transformation.
  • Global supercomputing leader Cray builds innovative systems and solutions enabling researchers in academia, government and industry to meet existing and future simulation and analytics challenges.
  • Wipro Limited is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. With our clients, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
  • Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. Our IT products uniquely use identity information to grant people access to applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections.
  • 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.
  • NetApp has a whole new approach to data, so you can align your resources, unleash your data’s full potential, and realize your vision. Data visionaries wanted.