Improve Operations, Save Money, and Reduce
Your Carbon Footprint.

Once again, the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals and Resources summit is bringing together over 1000 of North America’s most innovative operations, technology, and EHS leaders all looking to unlock immediate value in their operations – critical in the current environment. The 2021 program is packed with unrivalled insights and industry experts featuring case studies on data-driven operational excellence, energy efficiency, workforce modernization, sustainability, cloud, edge computing, predictive analytics and more.

At Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources 2021 learn how to:
  • Use real time data to reduce energy use in your facilities and ensure you meet your consumption and cost reduction goals
  • Define a data-to-value strategy and roadmap – and dramatically increase your operational oversight
  • Provide a consolidated view to link your front-line workers to the information they need – when they need it most
  • Use machine learning and AI for equipment condition monitoring and predictive analytics
  • Implement remote monitoring and get real time insight into your facilities 24/7 (and eliminate manual data collection for good!
  • Build the skills and capabilities you need to capture and use data
  • Adapt to the new post pandemic reality and build agility and flexibility into your process safety program
  • Strike the balance between embracing digital innovation and safeguarding data security
  • Improve current processes and streamline your operations to meet today’s environmental regulations and achieve sustainability goals

5 reasons to attend:

Hear how corporations are responding to Covid-19

No travel costs or time out of the office necessary

Access the content on demand and watch in your own time

Assess the latest technological innovations 

Free to attend 


June 1st, 2021

11:00 am EST
Managing Through the Coronavirus Crisis: Building a Culture of Operational Excellence
Walter Pesenti, Global Operational Excellence Manager, INEOS
Matt DiGeronimo, Plant General Manager, International Paper
Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Project Manager, B
Jennifer Rogers, Former Head of Learning, Anglo American
Moderator: Stephen Reynolds, Industry Principal – Chemicals, AVEVA

11:45 am EST
Digital transformation (DX) Business Model Changes and Technology Trend’s to Meet Operational Performance
William McEvoy, Global Industry Principal Power & Utilities, AVEVA

12:30 pm EST
Moving from Abstract to Practical: How to Drive Sustainability Through Risk Management
Ben Hamel, Enterprise Account Director, IsoMetrix

1:15 pm EST
Connected Worker: Your Bridge to the Connected Plant 
Jared Hartness, Director of Industry Solutions, GE Digital
Kevin Deverell, Sr. Staff Product Manager, GE Digital

2:00 pm EST
Driving Operational Excellence through Digital Transformation
Deidra Armstrong, Director of Operational Excellence, Sinclair Oil Corporation
Ken Ludwig, Manager, Asset Management & Reliability, Keyera
Moderator: Mike Lindsay, Former, Senior Vice President, Operations & Engineering, Gibson Energy

2:45 pm EST
Capturing the Value of Digital Twins: How To Jumpstart Your Digital Twin Journey and Drive ROI Fast

3:30pm EST
Human Performance & Risk Management: The Role of Human Performance in Managing Safety & Operational Barriers  
Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Project Manager, BP

4:15 pm EST
Blockchain For Energy – A Consortium to Learn, Lead and Leverage Blockchain Solutions
Rashi Gajula, Vice Chair, Blockchain for Energy & Sr. Manager Emerging Technologies and Digital Strategy, Pioneer Natural Resources

2021 Event is Proudly Sponsored By:

Who Should Attend?

Managers, Directors, VPs of:
    • Operations
    • Operational Excellence
    • Project Mgmt / PMO
    • Process/ Business Improvement
    • Transformation
    • Quality
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Digital Transformation
    • EHS
    • Data & Analytics
    • Manufacturing
    • Process Engineering
    • Automation
    • Sustainability
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Information technology

IX Network Online Events | How it works 


Step 1: Register 
Click on any of the register buttons on this page. Enter your information and secure your place


Step 2: Confirmation email
This will be dispatched upon registration and will contain login information


Step 3: Schedule time
Mark some time in your calendar when you can be free of distractions or watch with colleagues


Step 4: Watch the event
Click the link in the confirmation email and prepare questions for our industry-leading speakers

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the online conference?

Register by clicking on the button below and you will automatically receive a confirmation email. One week before the event, your login will be emailed to you with calendar invites to all the sessions and the final agenda for the event

How much does it cost to attend?

The event is completely free to attend!

Where is it located?

This is an online conference, which means that it can be accessed anywhere in the world through a desktop, laptop, mobile device or tablet.  Audio and presentation viewing is accessed through an internet connection.

Can I access the presentations post-event?

All presentations will be available after the conference via the on-demand recording link which will be sent to your inbox.  

What our attendees think:

While disruption may have put conventional networking on hold, it cannot put business on hold. The operational and transformation challenges our attendees face require the guidance, expertise and solutions from dedicated providers. Now is your time to show how relevant your company is and how you can help these business leaders. Join them for engaged conversations, give your brand and products full industry exposure and build an entire pipeline of valuable leads. All in one place.

And with over 150,000 industry members, and over a decade of experience in the market, we are best positioned to deliver the ROI you are looking for. For more information on how we are uniquely placed to help you shape and deliver your message to your target audience, contact us now!

Leslie Allen

Managing Director