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Program 2021

AUTOMA Business Program is designed to cover latest automation and digital trends in the segments of upstream, midstream and downstream as well as to meet companies’ needs on their way to digital transformation journey.

To make the Program perfect every topic is approved by the Project Director and only then added to the Program. We want our audience to learn from the speakers and presentations to provoke discussions thus each case-study is an indicator of BGS Group knowledge about automation and digitalization in O&G industry.

Highlights of the program

Program
  • 2 DAYS BUSINESS PROGRAM:

    More than 40 case-studies from leading experts

  • 3 STREAMS:

    Business Program covers both digital and automation aspects of the whole value chain: Upstream, Midstream, Downstream

  • CDO PANEL DISCUSSION:

    Expert opinion on innovative business models and digital transformation of the enterprises

  • STARTUP SESSION:

    Up-to-date technologies and solutions from the industry newcomers

  • UPSTREAM INNOVATIONS:

    From data and asset management to innovative drilling solutions

  • MIDSTREAM CHALLENGES:

    Top cases on how to bring transportation network to smart pipeline level

  • DOWNSTREAM SOLUTIONS:

    Digital twins, IoT maintenance, AI and other effective tools for refinery optimization

  • FACING MARKET DEMANDS:

    Latest projects built on big data, machine learning, high-perfomance computing and other advanced technologies

  • IN TUNE WITH THE INDUSTRY:

    Overview of the top Industry 4.0 trends for business optimization and profitability increase

Speakers 2021

The Project Director and Project Committee evaluate each topic and the expertise of each speaker. It is done to attract the specialists from O&G Majors, EPCs, Refineries, Pipeline Operators, Drilling Contractors and big Service Providers with Equipment Manufacturers whose case-studies cover the ongoing, existing and planned projects. Business Program on AUTOMA Congress is focused on quality, not yet presented case-studies and expertised specialists.

Eni S.p.A.
Francesca Zarri

Francesca Zarri

Director Technology, R&D & Digital

Eni S.p.A.

Eni S.p.A.
Dario Pagani

Dario Pagani

Head of Digital & Information Technology

Eni S.p.A.

McDermott
Vaseem Khan

Vaseem Khan

Global Vice President, Digital Projects and Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer

McDermott

Gassco AS
Britt Aarhus

Britt Aarhus

Chief Innovation Officer

Gassco AS

OMV Petrom S.A.
Jaco Fok

Jaco Fok

Chief Innovation

OMV Petrom S.A.

Stellae Energy Ltd
David Hartell

David Hartell

Managing Director (Developments, Operations & Production)

Stellae Energy Ltd

KBR
Gregory Conlon

Gregory Conlon

Executive Vice President, Chief Development & Digital Officer

KBR

Saipem
Luca Motti

Luca Motti

Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader

Saipem

Energean
Steve Moore

Steve Moore

Chief Growth Officer

Energean

Nabors Industries - CANRIG Robotics
Stuart Sullivan

Stuart Sullivan

Commercial Solutions

Nabors Industries - CANRIG Robotics

Techedge
Paolo Fumagalli

Paolo Fumagalli

Partner

Techedge

Saipem
Paolo Mario Allara

Paolo Mario Allara

Head of Offshore Drilling Innovation, Digital Transformation and ICT

Saipem

FLUOR
Peter Paul Pruijn

Peter Paul Pruijn

Senior Fellow Information Management

FLUOR

Yulia Zakharova

Yulia Zakharova

IT Process Engineer

Nord Stream 2 AG

Tekfen Engineering
Tolga Timirci

Tolga Timirci

Vice President Operations

Tekfen Engineering

Automa SRL
Stefano Menghini

Stefano Menghini

Sales Director

Automa SRL

Larsen & Toubro Limited
Mukesh Ahlavadi

Mukesh Ahlavadi

Chief Representative Europe and Americas

Larsen & Toubro Limited

Distran AG
Florian Perrodin

Florian Perrodin

CEO

Distran AG

TechnipFMC
Erlend Fjøsna

Erlend Fjøsna

Head of Digital Partnering, Corporate

TechnipFMC

Worley
Mark Langerhorst

Mark Langerhorst

Senior Project Manager

Worley

SIKIWIS DIGITALIZR
Paul Sitbon

Paul Sitbon

CEO

SIKIWIS DIGITALIZR

Hexxcell Ltd.
Francesco Coletti

Francesco Coletti

CEO

Hexxcell Ltd.

Nido Robotics, S.L.
Roy Petter Dyrdahl Torgersen

Roy Petter Dyrdahl Torgersen

CEO

Nido Robotics, S.L.

Ramboll
Nadir Azam

Nadir Azam

Global Business Development Manager

Ramboll

Petrobras
Carina Pederiva Laidens

Carina Pederiva Laidens

Production Manager

Petrobras

Bilfinger Digital Next Gmbh
Frank Hertling

Frank Hertling

Director Sales & Business Development

Bilfinger Digital Next Gmbh

Dräger Safety AG
Oliver Bornholdt

Oliver Bornholdt

Business Development Manager

Dräger Safety AG

Tecnimont
Luigi Anselmi

Luigi Anselmi

HoD Construction Methods & Innovation

Tecnimont

Wood
Abhinav Priyadarshi

Abhinav Priyadarshi

Business Manager, Intelligent Operations

Wood

Heerema Marine Contractors
Vincent Doedee

Vincent Doedee

Senior Sustainability Advisor

Heerema Marine Contractors

Jennifer Hohman

Jennifer Hohman

Chief Information Officer & VP

Seadrill Management Ltd

Premier Oil
Mike Gill

Mike Gill

Digital Asset Programme Manager

Premier Oil

GE GRID AUTOMATION
ARTURO FRAILE

ARTURO FRAILE

Sales Director SEU

GE GRID AUTOMATION

Xsens AS
Kenneth Olsvik

Kenneth Olsvik

VP Busiess development

Xsens AS

Axens
Romain Roux

Romain Roux

Advisor to Chief Technology Officer - New Market Development

Axens

Samp
Laurent Bourgouin

Laurent Bourgouin

CEO & Co-Founder

Samp

AVEVA SA
Andrew Horrocks

Andrew Horrocks

VP Digital Business Solutions Global Accounts

AVEVA SA

ADNOC
Pedro Carreiras

Pedro Carreiras

Senior Manager, Projects (Digital & Innovation)

ADNOC

Petrofac
Martin Layfield

Martin Layfield

Asset Solutions Director

Petrofac

Lapo Chirici

Lapo Chirici

CEO

Krein

Shane McArdle

Shane McArdle

VP Production

Kongsberg Digital AS

Eloi Consulting Ltd
Veerendra Shyam VJ

Veerendra Shyam VJ

Managing Director

Eloi Consulting Ltd

NIDEC INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS
Pierre-Emmanuel Jean-Louis

Pierre-Emmanuel Jean-Louis

Industrial and Oil & Gas Products & System Sales Director

NIDEC INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS

Becht
Chris van der Beek

Chris van der Beek

Director Operations

Becht

Galp Energia, SGPS, S.A.
Marco Ferraz

Marco Ferraz

Head of Upstream Innovation

Galp Energia, SGPS, S.A.

Energinet
Hanne Davidsen Jensen

Hanne Davidsen Jensen

Senior Business Developer

Energinet

Aspen Technology
Ron Beck

Ron Beck

Industry Marketing Director

Aspen Technology

SST Group
Anton Postnikov

Anton Postnikov

Сommercial director SST Energomontazh LLC

SST Group

JGC Corporation
Yohei Shimada

Yohei Shimada

Deputy Manager, Offshore Project Development

JGC Corporation

Repsol
José Antonio Hernández Navarro

José Antonio Hernández Navarro

Digital and Information Technology Architecture Lead

Repsol

James Wardrop

James Wardrop

Founder

Pipeline Sentry

Vikas Deshmukh

Vikas Deshmukh

Vice President

Reliance Industries Limited

Venue

  • Milan, Italy
  • Hotel UNA Expo Fiera Milano 4*
The striking UNAHOTELS Expo Fiera Milano welcomes you to the Milan region with warm Italian hospitality. Located within easy reach of the world’s most fashionable city, it represents an ideal location for both intimate and large-scale events, with extensive meeting and convention facilities. With its popular restaurant, fitness centre and wellbeing, guests enjoy the finest in Milanese lifestyle and comfort.