Hilton Sandton
Hilton Sandton, 138 Rivonia Rd, Sandown, Sandton, 2196, South Africa

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Event Date Tue Mar 24 SAST - Wed Mar 25 SAST (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Mar 24 2:00am - Wed Mar 25 9:40am
Location Hilton Sandton
138 Rivonia Rd, Sandown, Sandton, 2196, South Africa
Region EMEA

The conference will help chart a roadmap for developing more resilient and robust producers across the continent, less affected by global price fluctuations and future-proofed to withstand external shocks (which the O&G industry is prone) .
Over the course of two days, the conference will demonstrate how adopting technology can positively facilitate national content strategies that build capacity across SSA and enhance development of the SME sector and add value to national economies across the continent.

Topics that will be discussed in March include:
• IoT
• Machine Learning/AI
• Blockchain
• Robotics/RPA
• Drones
• Cybersecurity
• Additive Manufacturing
• Predictive Maintenance
• Edge Computing
• Supply Chain Technology
• Digital Twins


2020 Speakers

Roelof LJ Coetzer
Senior Manager of Machine Learning and Statistics (Data Science Team, Central Digital Office), Sasol

Mohammad Rehan
Senior Contracts and Procurement Advisor, Saudi Aramco

Sanjay Bakshi
Head Digital Strategy & Ventures - Asia Pacific, Shell

Caitriona OMahony
Marketing Director, Energy Conference Network

Niall Kramer
Executive Director, South African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA)

Paul Eardley-Taylor
Head of Oil & Gas Southern Africa, Standard Bank

Patricio Chababo
Chief Operations Officer, Puma Energy

Andrew Dippenaar
Manager: Geoscience Specialists and Data Support, PetroSA

Erich Schlotz
Exploration Data Manager, PetroSA

Raphael Guerithault
Managing Director, Eastern & Southern Africa, Schlumberger

Narendra Asnani
Director - Commercial Operations, Sub-Saharan Africa, GE Gas Power

Alf Hartzenburg
National Project Manager - Industrial Energy Efficiency Project, National Cleaner Production Centre of SA

Karen Airola
Senior Corporate Manager, Plug and Play

Krishna Reddy Bayanna
CEO/CTO, MDxBlocks

David Cook
Director of Operations, Eni Angola

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors and Partners

• MDx Blocks

• Open Africa

• Plug and Play
• Saoga South African Oil and Alliance

• Oil and Gas Technology