Oct. 16, 2020


Description

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 51st seminar in the series is Re-Engineering Your Career, Energy transition - New Skills and Mindsets, I’ve Decided to Start My Own Company – Now What? and will include a “Discussion of Resources for Members in Transition”. 


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Speaker #1: Dianne Reece
Speaker Speaker #1: Dianne Reece
Speaker #1 Title:  Managing Partner – People and Organization Consultant Speaker #1 Company: Insight Out Consulting LLC Speaker #1 Bio: Dianne Reece has been solving people and business operating challenges for over 20 years.  She designed workforce development programs for new engineering and manufacturing centers, helped support functions optimize, and …

Speaker #1 Title:  Managing Partner – People and Organization Consultant


Speaker #1 Company: Insight Out Consulting LLC


Speaker #1 Bio: Dianne Reece has been solving people and business operating challenges for over 20 years.  She designed workforce development programs for new engineering and manufacturing centers, helped support functions optimize, and led culture change initiatives.  Having worked with diverse leaders from around the world, she brings practical insight, wicked problem solving, and organizational system tools that deliver an engaged workforce.


Speaker #1 Abstract: Re-Engineering Your Career


The dual pandemic/economic disaster has left many of us struggling to figure out “what’s next for my career?” Drawing on years of technical and hi-po talent development experience with Halliburton, KBR, FMC Technologies, Technip, and Aker Solutions, Dianne will demonstrate techniques and practices to understand your strengths and build focus for your new job search.


 

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Speaker: Speaker #2: Josh Etkind
Speaker Speaker #2: Josh Etkind
Speaker #2 Title: Gulf of Mexico Digital Transformation Manager Speaker #2 Company:  Shell Speaker #2 Bio: Josh Etkind is a Petroleum Engineer by background, and a certified Sustainability Practitioner, he concurrently serves as CEO of Sanitation for All, and as Chair-Elect of the SPE Gaia Initiative, focused on sustainable development …

Speaker #2 Title: Gulf of Mexico Digital Transformation Manager


Speaker #2 Company:  Shell


Speaker #2 Bio: Josh Etkind is a Petroleum Engineer by background, and a certified Sustainability Practitioner, he concurrently serves as CEO of Sanitation for All, and as Chair-Elect of the SPE Gaia Initiative, focused on sustainable development in the energy industry. Josh served on the SPE BoD from 2007-10 and is an SPE Distinguished Member.


Speaker #2 and #3 Abstract: Energy transition - New Skills and Mindsets


In this session, we’ll re-imagine the role of an energy engineer that is curious, multi-skilled, constantly learning, who can see the world through the eyes of the circular economy, who sees waste streams as cheap feedstock, who innovates to radically improve resource efficiencies, and who is able to not just reduce negative impacts to people and the environment, but learns how to regenerate healthy ecosystems and communities.

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Speaker: Speaker #3: Flora Moon
Speaker Speaker #3: Flora Moon
Speaker #3 Title: Sustainability Practice Director Speaker #3 Company: Expressworks Speaker #3 Bio:  Flora Moon is the sustainability director for Expressworks, a change management consultancy that helps clients navigate systemic change. For SPE, she is the Vice Chair of the SPE Sustainable Development Technical Section, serves on the GAIA Initiative …

Speaker #3 Title: Sustainability Practice Director


Speaker #3 Company: Expressworks


Speaker #3 Bio:  Flora Moon is the sustainability director for Expressworks, a change management consultancy that helps clients navigate systemic change. For SPE, she is the Vice Chair of the SPE Sustainable Development Technical Section, serves on the GAIA Initiative steering committee and has authored papers on sustainability and strategy. She received the 2020 Sustainability and Stewardship Award from the Gulf Coast Region. Her petrochemical clients over the past 15 years include DuPont, Williams, Halliburton, and Chevron. Flora is engaged in creating capability and capacity in local, national, and international organizations and is the co-designer of a sustainability investment strategy for Merrill Lynch/Bank of America. Previously, Flora was an award-winning documentary filmmaker.


 


Speaker #2 and #3 Abstract: Energy transition - New Skills and Mindsets


In this session, we’ll re-imagine the role of an energy engineer that is curious, multi-skilled, constantly learning, who can see the world through the eyes of the circular economy, who sees waste streams as cheap feedstock, who innovates to radically improve resource efficiencies, and who is able to not just reduce negative impacts to people and the environment, but learns how to regenerate healthy ecosystems and communities.


 

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Speaker: Speaker #4: Kim Denney
Speaker Speaker #4: Kim Denney
Speaker #4 Title: Managing Director Speaker #4 Company: Newport LLC Speaker #4 Bio:  Newport LLC provides Insights, Action, & Results to privately held middle market businesses.  A retired Chemical Engineer and executive from Air Liquide, Kim has spent the last 9 years as an educator in the “art of the …

Speaker #4 Title: Managing Director


Speaker #4 Company: Newport LLC


Speaker #4 Bio:  Newport LLC provides Insights, Action, & Results to privately held middle market businesses.  A retired Chemical Engineer and executive from Air Liquide, Kim has spent the last 9 years as an educator in the “art of the possible,” providing tailored advice to business owners experiencing new, personal challenges. She acts as a “river guide” in areas from financing to organizational design to exit planning and sale.


Speaker #4 Abstract: I’ve Decided to Start My Own Company – Now What?


What are the critical success factors for my new business? On what resources do I need to spend money to assure success?  I’m smart and have planned everything out, what am I missing?  Please send your questions in advance to spegcs.mit.hiringevent@gmail.com so this presentation can be better tailored to the needs of the attendees.


 

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Organizer

Yetunde Okediji / Susan Howes

Event Contact Name: Yetunde Okediji / Susan Howes


 


Event Contact Email: yetunde.okediji@gmail.com / c.susan.howes@gmail.com


Event Contact Phone #: 817-845-5876 / 713-553-5020


Date and Time

Fri, Oct. 16, 2020

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

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Location

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United States of America

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