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Energy Opportunties Confernece 2018 Program

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8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day One

Tuesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Registration Opens

Registration, Salón Guacamayo, 2nd Floor

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Exhibitor Setup

Exhibitor Setup, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Regulatory Agency Meeting

Regulatory Agency Meeting (Invitation Only), Kalamary II, 1st Floor

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two

Wednesday, August 22

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two Registration Opens

Event Registration, Salón Guacamayo, 2nd Floor

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two Exhibition Opens

Exhibition, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Opening Ceremony

German Arce, Colombia Minister of Energy, Honorary Chair; Orlando Velandia, ANH President, Felipe Bayón, Ecopetrol President, General Chairs; Victor Vega, General Vice Chair; Denise Cox, AAPG President

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Session I

Session I: A Regulatory Framework for the 21St Century – Regulatory Panel

Chair: Orlando Velandia, ANH Colombia

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
National Hydrocarbon Agency (ANH), Colombia

Orlando Velandia, President

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
PeruPetro, Peru

Seferino Yesquén León, Board of Directors President

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Staatsolie, Suriname

Rudolf Elias, Chief Executive Officer

10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
YPFB Corporación, Bolivia

Oscar Barriga, President*

10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day 2 Morning Break

Coffee Break, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Session II

Session II: Empowering Communities and Protecting the Environment

Chairs: María Victoria Riaño, Equión Energía; Ulises Hernández, Pemex

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
Aboriginal and Minority Groups Consultation in Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Projects: A Comparative Analysis of the North American and the Latin American Approaches

Alejandro Mesa, Greg McNab, — Baker McKenzie

11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
Work, Not Welfare: Helping Communities Find Dignity and Fulfilment in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Raylene Whitford, Canative Energy

11:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
The Petroleum Industry: Building Futures and Transforming Lives

María Victoria Riaño, President, Equión Energía

11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Empowering Local Communities through an Award-Winning Holistic Energy Model

Susan Morrice, Co-Founder and Chairman, Belize Natural Energy*

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two Luncheon Session

Luncheon Session

Included with Registration

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Energy, Poverty and Climate: Seeking the Radical Middle

Scott W. Tinker, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Session III

Session III: The Future Energy Matrix

Chair: Scott W. Tinker, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
Energy Transition and the Role for Natural Gas

Mounir Bouaziz, Vice President Commercial South America and Africa, Shell

1:55 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Renewable Energy Generation in Costa Rica, Colombia and Panama

Ricardo Sierra, President, Celsia

2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Geothermal Energy Project

Laura Nofziger, Managing Director, Alta Rock Services

2:45 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
The Advance of Renewables in Mexico After the Energy Reforms, a Success Story for Solar PV Plants

Guillermo Garcia y Morales, Business Development Director-Mexico and Central America, Array Technologies Inc.

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two Afternoon Break

Coffee Break, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

3:20 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Session IV

Session IV: Best Practices for Unconventional Exploration & Production

Chairs: Jan Pluis, Chevron; Duncan Nightingale, Frontera Energy

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

3:40 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Unconventional Success in Argentina

Iván Lanusse, YPF

4:05 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lessons Learned from the Americas

Marc Payne, Colombia Country Manager, Chevron

4:30 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Leveraging North American Resource Play Experience into the Global Arena

Melissa Coleman, General Manager, Exploration – Latin America, Africa, Europe, Middle East, ConocoPhillips

4:55 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Unconventional Opportunities in Mexico

Juan Carlos Granados Hernández, Pemex

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two Exhibit Visits

Exhibit Visits, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Two Reception

Networking Reception & Entertainment, Hilton Cartagena Gardens

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three

Thursday, August 23

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Registration Open

Event Registration, Salón Guacamayo, 2nd Floor

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Exhibition Open

Exhibition, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Session V

Session V: Challenges and Opportunities For Offshore Exploration

Chairs: Jorge Calvache, Ecopetrol; Tomás Zapata, Repsol

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.
The Present and Future of Offshore Colombia Exploration

Jorge Calvache, Vice President of Exploration, Ecopetrol

8:55 a.m. - 9:20 p.m.
Pemex Offshore: Results and Perspectives

José Antonio Escalera, President of Exploration, Pemex

9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Opportunities for Pre-Salt in Brazil

Rodrigo Valle Real, Colombia Country Manager, Petrobras

9:45 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Caribbean Offshore Biogenic Gas: A New Giant Province

Tomás Zapata, Vice President of Exploration, Repsol

10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Morning Break

Coffee Break, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Session VI

Session VI: Latin America Investment Outlook & Legal Framework

Chairs: Hernan Arizmendi, Lago Energy; Leopoldo Olavarria, Norton Rose Fulbright

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
E&P Investment Trends in Latin America

Ruaraidh Montgomery, Lead Analyst, Wood MacKenzie

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
TBD

Fabiola Ortiz, Director of Corporate Ratings, S&P Global

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TBD

Leopoldo Olavarria, Norton Rose Fulbright

11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day 3 Luncheon Session

Luncheon Session

Included with registration

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Big Data, Big Analytics and the Value of Diverse Perspectives

Denise Cox, AAPG President

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day 3 Session VII

Session VII: Connecting Industry and Government – Associations Panel

Chair: Francisco Lloreda, Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP)

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Perspectives from Colombia

Francisco Lloreda, Colombian Petroleum Association (ACP)

1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Perspectives from Mexico

Alberto de la Fuente, President, Mexican Association of Hydrocarbon Companies (AMEXHI)

2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Perspectives from Peru

Igor Salazar, President - Hydrocarbon Division, Peruvian National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society (SNMPE)

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perspectives from Brazil

Jose Firmo, Brazilian Petroleum Institute (IBP)*

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Afternoon Break

Coffee Break, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Session VIII

Session VIII: New Technologies And New Analytics

Chair: César Patiño, Ecopetrol

Location: Gran Salón Bolívar, 2nd Floor

3:30 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Technologies for Fullstream Development in Oil and Gas industry during the Digital Revolution

German Gómez, Director Western Hemisphere Channel Partners, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

3:55 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Supercomputing and Artificial Intelligence for the Oil & Gas Industry

Pedro Mario Cruz e Silva, Solution Architect Manager, Nvidia

4:20 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Seismic Intelligence: A Platform to Apply Artificial Intelligence to Seismic Data

Emilio Vital Brazil, Scientist, IBM Research

4:45 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Building Technological Capabilities through Alliances and Open Innovation: Ecopetrol’s Experiences

Andrés Mantilla Zarate, Ecopetrol Center of Innovation and Technology

5:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
How Transformative Technologies are Changing the Energy Industry

Susan Nash, Director of Innovation and Emerging Science/Technology, AAPG

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Exhibit Visits

Exhibit Visits, Salón Bolívar Foyer, 2nd Floor

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Energy Opportunities Conference 2018 - Day Three Closing Celebration

Closing Celebration, Hilton Cartagena Beachfront

supplemental content

Throughout the Conference

B2B Session

One-on-one meetings with industry, government and association representatives (registration required)
Location: Bocachica, Tierrabomba and Manzanillo Rooms, 1st Floor