SAN ANTONIO--(Best Practices for Oil & Gas – SAP® Solutions for the Energy Industry conference will unite a unique community of upstream, midstream, downstream, and oil field services organizations to discover industry best practices, new technologies and solutions, and key trends to enhance their current and future SAP initiatives, while making operations safer and more efficient. A collaboration of SAP America, Inc., the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG), and The Eventful Group, Best Practices for Oil & Gas is a four-day community event taking place October 21-24 in San Antonio, TX.)--The
“Oil and gas companies routinely collaborate and partner to reduce the risk and accelerate their ability to overcome their industry’s toughest challenges, and it’s no different when it comes to understanding and driving the information technology solutions they need for safer and more efficient operations”
“Oil and gas companies routinely collaborate and partner to reduce the risk and accelerate their ability to overcome their industry’s toughest challenges, and it’s no different when it comes to understanding and driving the information technology solutions they need for safer and more efficient operations,” said Ken Evans, senior director, Oil & Gas Industry Solution Management, SAP Labs. “This conference provides attendees with ample opportunity to do just this, as they collaborate, network, and exchange ideas with each other and key members in the industry including SAP's Oil & Gas Global Advisory Council, ASUG’s Oil & Gas Special Interest Group, and experts behind SAP's solutions for the Oil & Gas industry.”
Best Practices for Oil & Gas has been designed to maximize learning and create networking opportunities that foster relationship building and growth. The program features a compelling agenda organized in eight tracks of content including company case studies, roundtables, and panel discussions; ASUG influencer roundtables – faciliated by ASUG Special Interest Group Volunteers; a special executive panel on Global Collaboration in Oil and Gas; subject-specific workshops, valuable networking opportunities; and powerful keynote presentations from top professionals, innovators, and key SAP personnel:
- Nellson Burns, vice president, information officer, HollyFrontier Corporation (Chair of the SAP Oil & Gas Global Advisory Council)
- Alan Marcum, executive vice president, administration, Devon Energy Corporation
- Marlee Perez, vice president and chief information officer, Tesoro Corporation
- Andy Chatha, president and CEO, ARC Advisory Group
- Mark Routt, global practice lead, KBC Energy Economics
- Dr. Chakib Bouhdary, executive vice president corporate strategy and industry solutions, SAP
- Isabella Groegor-Cechowicz, vice president oil & gas industry business unit, SAP
- Michael Wendell, national vice president industry business solutions, SAP
- John Tully, regional vice president, SAP
- Ken Evans, senior director, oil & gas industry solution management, SAP
Online registration will remain open through October 17. For more information please visit the conference website at www.sap-oil-and-gas.com or call The Eventful Group at 877-411-4675 or 914-509-5354.
The Eventful Group is a worldwide conference producer that is dedicated to building and galvanizing thriving communities of common interest in two specialized domains: Enterprise Technology and Enterprise Asset Management. The company has offices in the US (New York), Australia, South Africa, and Singapore. To learn more, please visit: www.theeventfulgroup.com.
The Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG®) is the world’s largest independent SAP users’ group that facilitates knowledge transfer among the community of SAP and SAP BusinessObjects customers by providing user-driven educational opportunities, professional networking and a forum that provides insight and influence to SAP. ASUG represents 130,000 individuals at 3,500 companies in 17 industries. ASUG also operates ASUGnews.com, the ecosystem’s independent voice of SAP-related news, information and analysis. To learn more, please visit: www.asug.com.
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