Members in Transition Seminar #29

Speaker: Charles Drobny
Speaker Charles Drobny
Speaker #1 Title: President & CEO Speaker #1 Company: GlobaLogix Speaker #1 Bio: Chuck has been at GlobaLogix since 2006 and CEO since 201. He introduced technologies such as Wi-Fi in the field, SCADA on the cloud, Cyber Defense, Fiber and BlockChain. A former small business owner, Chuck is frequent ...

Speaker #1 Title: President & CEO


Speaker #1 Company: GlobaLogix


Speaker #1 Bio: Chuck has been at GlobaLogix since 2006 and CEO since 201. He introduced technologies such as Wi-Fi in the field, SCADA on the cloud, Cyber Defense, Fiber and BlockChain. A former small business owner, Chuck is frequent featured speaker at conferences and online publisher, Chuck earned a BS in Engineering from West Point and an MBA from Cincinnati.


 


Event #1 Description/Presentation Abstract: IOT Getting Closer for Midstream Oil & Gas


While there are several barriers to universal implementation of the Internet of Things (IOT) in midstream oil & gas, new developments in edge device technology offer significant solutions. This presentation will explain those barriers and point out how some will be overcome with edge devices and BlockChain.

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Speaker: Dr. S. Zafar Kamal
Speaker Dr. S. Zafar Kamal
Speaker #2 Title: Founder and Managing Director Speaker #2 Company: B2XL LLC Speaker #2 Bio: Dr. Kamal is an executive leader with expertise in general management, strategy, execution and commercialization, building consensus and leading change across global multidisciplinary teams - utilizing strong engineering background and a proven record in taking ...

Speaker #2 Title: Founder and Managing Director


Speaker #2 Company: B2XL LLC


Speaker #2 Bio: Dr. Kamal is an executive leader with expertise in general management, strategy, execution and commercialization, building consensus and leading change across global multidisciplinary teams - utilizing strong engineering background and a proven record in taking open-ended / new initiatives to self-sustaining and profitable operations - by driving business value, operational excellence and simplification.


 


Event #2: Description/Presentation Abstract: Technology Commercialization Journey


Dr. Kamal developed an advisory practice in technology commercialization and digital strategy for O&G and the process industry in a hands-on product commercialization role. In this talk, Dr. Kamal will share the technology commercialization journey, where he helped commercialize a new and disruptive technology for upstream drilling.

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Speaker: Chris Melber
Speaker Chris Melber
Speaker #3 Company: Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC Speaker #3 bio: My role with Fidelity is to provide financial planning guidance to individual and families. I have been with Fidelity for 7 years, and have helped hundreds of families successfully transition into, and through retirement. I am very aware of the challenges ...

Speaker #3 Company: Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC


Speaker #3 bio: My role with Fidelity is to provide financial planning guidance to individual and families. I have been with Fidelity for 7 years, and have helped hundreds of families successfully transition into, and through retirement. I am very aware of the challenges that retirees are concerned with, as well as solutions to help overcome them.


 


Event #3: Description/Presentation Abstract: Beginning Retirement Earlier Than Planned


During job transition, many find themselves in circumstances that are unplanned, with a real option of beginning retirement earlier than they planned.  Chris will discuss retirement options and navigating through the financial circumstances for those who are considering early retirement.

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The SPE Members in Transition Seminar Series is designed to include a selection of topics of interest to SPE members who are transitioning in between jobs during the current industry downturn or who are looking for new career opportunities.  The agenda for the twenty-ninth seminar in the series will include “IOT Getting Closer for Midstream Oil & Gas,” “Technology Commercialization Journey”, “Beginning Retirement Earlier Than Planned” and a “Discussion of Resources for SPE Members”.

 

Organizer Ashish Fatnani/ Susan Howes

Event Contact Email: Ashish.Fatnani@halliburton.com / C.Susan.howes@gmail.com


Event Contact Phone #: 832.415.6835(Ashish) / 713.553.5020 (Susan)

When?

Fri, Jul. 13, 2018
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

Houston Exponential (formerly known as Houston Technology Center)
410 Pierce Street
Houston, TX 77002

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