Speaker #1 Name: Atif Siddiqi
Speaker #1 Title: North America Practice Manager
Speaker #1 Company: Halliburton
Speaker #1 Bio: Atif Siddiqi has over 15 years of experience in financial analysis, business planning, operations, relationship, and project management. He is currently leading Information Management, Technology Enablement, Production and Economics practice for Landmark North America services group. In the past, he held the position of Global executive manager, off-shore service delivery manager, program manager for various Oil & Gas services organization. Atif holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Master’s in information systems.
Event #1 Description/Presentation Abstract: Managing Change During Challenging Times
The Oil & Gas industry has seen a lot more volatility in past few years as compared to past few decades. This continuous change takes a toll on the community to manage the ever changing circumstances. The session will focus on how to manage change and stay positive during these challenging times. The speaker will share his experiences on building skills to be able to make prior work experiences more portable for diversification.
Speaker #2 Name: Dr. Anand S. Nagoo
Speaker #2 Title: CEO
Speaker #2 Company: Pipe Fractional Flow LLC
Speaker #2 Bio: Dr. Nagoo is an expert in analytical modeling of multiphase flows in wellbores and pipelines. Currently, he regularly consults on multiphase flow projects around the globe. Dr. Nagoo is a father of two young boys and has 19 years of research and industry experience in various engineering roles and holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University and UT Austin.
Event #2 Description/Presentation Abstract: Starting from Zero: Technical Idea to Sustainable Business
As an entrepreneur with a technical idea, one can use known tactics to make money and run, or, start from zero and build a sustainable brand. The former is easy (serial entrepreneurs, VCs, license deals), the latter is hard (the garage innovator with a differentiated and scalable technology). I will talk about the different perspectives needed for executing the latter.
Speaker #1 Name: Brooke Bradburn
Speaker #1 Title: Reservoir Management Organizational Capability Consultant
Speaker #1 Company: Chevron
Speaker #1 Bio: Brooke has worked for Chevron since 1998, as a production engineer for fields in Southern Oklahoma and North Texas, as reservoir engineer and team lead in tight gas assets including East Texas Cotton Valley, Haynesville Shale, Piceance Basin, as Tombua-Landana Subsurface Team in Block 14 in Angola, and in roles in business planning, Capital Stewardship and Organizational Capability, and as Upstream Campus Recruiting Coordinator. Brooke graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Petroleum Engineering. Brooke is the mother of a nine-year-old daughter who loves math and science.
Event #3 Description/Presentation Abstract: Working with Millennials
As one generation had begun to retire, the industry has seen the face of a very different workforce. Millennials are inspired by very different drivers than previous generations. Learning more about this generation’s characteristics will improve how you engage and communicate, share knowledge and be an effective teammate or manager of them.