Dr. J. Roger Hite has over 40 years' experience in petroleum engineering in a wide variety of areas - reservoir engineering, enhanced oil recovery, information technology, and profitability analysis, working with every discipline in the petroleum industry, from geophysics to civil engineering, both onshore and offshore. Roger is the SPE Gulf Coast North America Regional Director and is an SPE Distinguished Member.
Presentation: How to Start Your Own Business - Striking out on your own can be appealing. It’s exciting and can be rewarding. This presentation will discuss things you should consider before doing so. Is entrepreneurship right for you? What questions should you ask yourself first? What are the first steps? What resources are available to help you get started?
Greg Fields has experience in HR Leadership at local, regional, and global levels, and he works to provide holistic solutions for the challenges facing today's leadership. By fitting the pieces together of strategy, structure, process, and people, Greg provides principle centered strategic and tactical leadership with an engineering based, results driven orientation to provide solutions that deliver business value.
Presentation: The Large Company Hiring Process – Large companies often use similar practices in their talent acquisition process. Much of this is also relevant to small companies, but their processes will likely have more variation and not be as formalized. HR Process perspectives and candidate perspectives are compared.
Susan Howes is a recognized industry leader in petro-technical talent attraction, development and retention, and an invited speaker and published author on a variety of technical and business topics. She is a reservoir engineer, experienced project manager, process facilitator, campus recruiter, community of practice leader, and external corporate representative. Susan is the SPE Soft Skills Committee Chair and is an SPE Distinguished Member.
Presentation: Networking Effectively to Build Beneficial Relationships - Networking is one of the most powerful tools for accelerating and sustaining successful careers. Networking is about making the right connections and building beneficial relationships. Learn how to grow your networking skills to influence change and to build collaborative relationships in order to add value for both your career and for your employer.