LIFE 2018 | Landmark Innovation Forum & Expo 2018
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August 20-23, 2018
Marriott Marquis Houston, Texas


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LIFE 2018

LIFE uniquely focuses on recipes for the application of digital technologies to exploration, drilling, and production to produce business value. It is the only event of its kind that leverages advances in science, technology, digital, and the community at large to drive the industry’s thinking forward.

Keynote Speakers

  • LIFE 2018 speaker

    Karl Johnny Hersvik

    CEO, Aker BP


  • LIFE 2018 speaker

    Shaun Gregory

    EVP Exploration and CTO, Woodside Energy Ltd.

  • LIFE 2018 speaker

    Sanjay Paranji

    VP, Technology, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

  • Sue Bevington

    Corporate VP, Human Resources, Microsoft

  • LIFE 2018 speaker

    Frank Buytendijk

    Distinguished VP & Gartner Fellow, Gartner Research and Advisory

  • Augusto Borella

    General Manager, Digital Transformation, Petrobras

  • LIFE 2018 speaker

    Eric Carre

    EVP Global Business Lines and Chief HSE Officer, Halliburton

  • LIFE 2018 speaker

    Scot Evans

    VP, Consulting Integrated Asset Management, Halliburton

Agenda at a Glance

  • Aug 20

    OpenEarth® Developers Summit

  • Aug 21

    Landmark Innovation Forum & Expo

  • Aug 22

    Landmark Innovation Forum & Expo

  • Aug 23

    iEnergy® Community Day

OpenEarth® Developers Summit- a day dedicated to developers, software engineers, & data scientists. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an industry hackathon, cloud workshops and sessions led by thought leaders in tech and O&G, followed by entertainment and a social.

07:30 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

OpenEarth Community Founders Breakfast (By Invitation Only - Parker Boardroom)

09:00 AM

Welcome | Houston Room

Susanna Sabbagh, Vice President, Digital Solutions, Halliburton

09:15 AM

Keynote Presentation

Philip Potloff, Head of Enterprise Strategy, Amazon Web Services

09:45 AM

Keynote Presentation

Shanker Trivedi, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business, Nvidia

10:15 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM

Keynote Presentation

Bettina Bachmann, Vice President, Subsurface & Wells Software, Shell

11:00 AM

Keynote Presentation

Sophie Zurquiyah, Group COO and Senior Executive VP of Geology, Geophysics and Reservoir Division, CGG

11:30 AM

Networking Lunch

12:30 PM

Developer Summit Breakouts

2:00 PM

Networking Break

2:30 PM

Developer Summit Breakouts

3:50 PM

Networking Break

4:45 PM

OpenEarth Developers Summit Hackathon Presentation | Awards

5:15 PM

Evening Reception


LIFE 2018 – includes general session keynotes, technical breakouts, workshops, and expo demonstrations. Be sure to attend our evening receptions on Aug 21 and 22 designated for networking, where you can mingle with peers, share insights and make new connections – all in one setting.

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM

Welcome

Eric Carre, EVP, Global Business Lines, Halliburton

09:25 AM

Keynote Presentation

Karl Hersvik, CEO, Aker BP

09:45 AM

Networking Break

10:05 AM

Keynote Presentation

Augusto Borella, General Manager, Digital Transformation, Petrobras

10:35 AM

Keynote Presentation

Scot Evans, VP Consulting Integrated Asset Management, Halliburton

11:30 AM

Executive Roundtables (By Invitation Only)

Networking Lunch | Innovation Expo

12:30 PM

Technical Breakout Sessions | Hands-on Technical Workshops | Innovation Expo

2:00 PM

Networking Break

2:30 PM

Technical Breakout Sessions | Hands-on Technical Workshops | Innovation Expo

4:45 PM

Evening Reception


LIFE 2018 – includes general session keynotes, technical breakouts, workshops, and expo demonstrations. Be sure to attend our evening receptions on Aug 21 and Aug 22 designated for networking, where you can mingle with peers, share insights and make new connections – all in one setting.

06:45 AM

LIFEstyle Activities - Yoga on the Roof & Fun Run

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM

Keynote Presentation

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP, Gartner

09:25 AM

Keynote Presentation

Sanjay Paranji, VP of Technology Anadarko

09:45 AM

Networking Break

10:05 AM

Keynote Presentation

Shaun Gregory, EVP of Exploration & CTO, Woodside Energy

10:45 AM

Keynote Presentation

Sue Bevington, Corporate VP of Human Resources, Microsoft

11:30 AM

Executive Roundtables (Invitation Only)

Networking Lunch | Innovation Expo

12:30 PM

Technical Breakout Sessions | Hands-on Technical Workshops | Innovation Expo

4:45 PM

Evening Reception | Innovation Pavilion


iEnergy® Community Day – a final day dedicated to the industry’s foremost community of users, academics, and technology partners collaborating on research and student projects.

07:00 AM

Registration | Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM

User Group Meetings | University Hub: STEPs & EVOLVE | Hands-on Technical Workshops

10:30 AM

Networking Break

11:30 AM

User Group Meetings | University Hub: STEPs & EVOLVE | Hands-on Technical Workshops

12:30 AM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM

User Group Meetings | Customer Advisory Boards (CABS) | University Hub: STEPs & EVOLVE | Hands-on Technical Workshops

4:30 PM

User Group Happy Hour

6:00 PM

Landmark Alumni Event | Biggio’s


Attendee Testimonials

2018 Sponsors


LIFE has become the must-attend event in the energy industry – bringing together the who’s who of the E&P sector for an immersive technology experience. Last year, the event attracted more than 1,000 decision makers, representing 354 distinct companies from 39 countries. This year’s attendance is expected to surpass 1,200 participants. Click here to request sponsorship opportunities for LIFE 2018

  • For over 12 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform.
  • We pioneered a supercharged form of computing loved by the most demanding computer users in the world – scientists, designers, artists, and gamers.
  • Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.
  • L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) is a global leader in Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services.
  • Lenovo is a $43 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and data center technology.
  • Wipro Limited is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company.
  • INT is the leading provider of data visualization software libraries and frameworks in E&P.
  • TIBCO fuels digital business by enabling better decisions and faster, smarter actions through the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud.
  • Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting.
  • Akamai makes it easier for its customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere.