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The Connected Oilfield (Session 1)

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The Connected Oilfield 2020 ... The Next Generation Digital Oilfield

The Connected Oilfield has been produced and held as a live conference since 2008… in various locations including Aberdeen, Cairo, Abuja, Kuala Lumpur, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and Rio de Janeiro… around 30 in total. More than 500 of the world’s leading providers and end-users of Oilfield Connectivity solutions, equipment and services, have regularly attended these programmes across multiple regions.  

Regardless of whatever situation the international oil & gas E&P sector finds itself in… one thing remains constant. The need for robust, reliable connectivity is now, and will always be, an absolute imperative for all. The Connected Oilfield panellists have been selected on the basis of the depth of experience that they collectively share and the diversity of expertise that they bring to this discussion.

The Connected Oilfield 2020 Programme

Smallsats and the Connected Oilfield 

Ali Younis, Satellite Business Developer & Strategist, Astranis

Efficiently Enabling Digital Transformation

David Burr, Vice President Satellite Operators and Mobility, Comtech EF Data

The Connected Oilfield and the Cloud

Mark Lambert, President Business Development, Kratos

5G... A Whole New Vision for Connectivity

Alyson Edmunds, Head of Digital Innovation, Telefonica / O2

Private Mobile Networks for the Connected Oil Rig

Alex Besen, Founder, The Besen Group

The Connected Oilfield and the End-User Perspective

Arnaud Feletin, Senior IT Director, TechnipFMC

The Connected Oilfield... Secured!

Tim Canning, Director, GTE Ltd.

Satcoms for Energy: Where Can We Go from Here?

Stephane Chenard, Senior Consultant, Euroconsult

The Connected Oilfield and the Service Provider Perspective

James Trevelyan, VP Sales EMEA Energy / Enterprise & Emerging Markets, Speedcast

The Connected Oilfield and MEOs

Chris McIntosh, Chief Executive Officer, Methera Global

The Connected Oilfield and High Altitude Platforms

Walt Anderson, Managing Director, AVEALTO

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  • Guest speaker
    Mark Lambert President Sales Europe @ Kratos

    Mark Lambert is currently President of Kratos’ UK business unit which delivers integrated satellite ground system solutions, enabling customers to focus on using satellite communications to maximum benefit for their business. Mark will be focusing on Cloud services via Satellite.

  • Guest speaker
    Alyson Edmunds Head of Digital Innovation @ Telefonica O2

    Alyson's role is to uncover customer insight, competitor intelligence and technology innovations around mobility and digital solutions and then present innovative ideas on art of possible and future trends to business customers.

  • Team member
    Paul Stahl C21@century21comms.com Executive @ C21

  • Guest speaker
    James Trevelyan Speedcast

    James is a commericial leader with a strong reputation providing satellite services in Oil & Gas, Energy Maritime, Enterprise, Media and Government vertical markets across US, EMEA & CIS. He has held executive positions in Lexmark, Nortel and Arqiva and served as Chairman of the World Teleport A...

  • Guest speaker
    Chris McIntosh Chief Executive Officer @ Methera Global

    Chris' experience includes 21 years at the Ministry of Defence and 9 years as the CEO of Viasat UK. He currently serves as CEO at Methera Global whose vision is to provide digital applications to the world's remote and underserved regions through it's constellation of MEO satellites.

  • Guest speaker
    Ali Younis Satellite Business Developer and Strategist @ Astranis

    Ali Younis heads Business Development and Product Marketing for Astranis. Previously held positions range from engineering to business development and corporate strategy capacities at SES, O3b, and Intelsat. Ali has a masters in Telecommunications from Munich, and an MBA from Paris.

  • Guest speaker
    Stéphane Chenard Senior Consultant @ Euroconsult

    Stéphane has more than 25 years experience in the satellite industry. He handles numerous consulting assignments to assess the market for future satellite application and evaluate investment risk and business plans for a wide variety of clients.

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    David Burr Vice President Satellite Operators and Mobility @ Comtech EF Data

    David is a seasoned professional with 25 years of experience in the satellite communications industry. His current mission is developing business for Comtech EF Data's Heights VSAT platform for the maritime and satellite operator market segments.

  • Guest speaker
    Alex Besen Founder & CEO @ The Besen Group

    Alex Besen provides strategic advisory, business development, market research and training services in the mobile data industry. His references include Ericsson, MTS, Nokia, Globalstar, Fernebahce, Orange, Speedcast, Sprint, T-Mobile US and Turk Telekom.

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    Walt Anderson Managing Director @ AVEALTO

    Walt Anderson has created, supported and/or worked with numerous innovative organizations throughout the world. His mission with AVEALTO is to build a fleet of HAPs which complement Existing terrestrial and satellite infrastructure, to serve the world's remote regions.

  • Guest speaker
    Jean-Michel Rouylou Head of Enterprise and Broadband @ ST Engineering iDirect

    Jean-Michel is currently Head of Enterprise and Broadband at ST Engineering iDirect, responsible for the company’s strategy for Enterprise focusing on Energy, Banking and consumer broadband. He spent 3 years at ITC Global, EVP for Maritime market and 20 years at Schlumberger in Aberdeen.

  • Guest speaker
    Tim Canning Director @ GTE

    Tim has over three decades of experience at each of the end-user, engineering contractor and system integrator tiers of the oil and gas industry with ABB, Yokogawa, Honeywell, Nexen, CNOOC, Maersk Oil and the North Oil Company. Tim has extensive knowledge of cyber security, his chosen subject.

  • Guest speaker
    Arnaud Feletin Senior IT Director @ TechnipFMC

    Arnaud is the Senior IT Director for Technip FMC, aligning IT strategies with business demand... focused on ITIL, Infrastructure, Networks, Telecoms, Enterprise Systems and Security. His expreience extends to similar positions in Hess, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger.


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