The Digital Future
of the Oil & Gas Industry

Comprehensive 5-day Silicon Valley Educational Program for Oil & Gas Executives and Service Providers

Available Online and In Person

April 20-24, 2020

July 13-17, 2020

October 5-9 2020

January 25-29, 2021

What Is An Executive Immersion Program?

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover directly from Silicon Valley insiders how the oil and gas industry is changing due to emerging technologies and new business models.

Designed specifically for industry executives the program offers a unique format combining education, inspiration and new business opportunities. participants will meet innovative Silicon Valley companies, hear presentation by industry experts and learn about the latest oil and gas industry innovations from disruptive startups.

As with all our immersion programs, the digital future of the oil and gas industry is available both online and as an in-person experience in silicon valley

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What Will I Learn?

Practical Sessions

Discover the power of artificial intelligence for the oil & gas business, aiming to optimize processes in upstream, midstream and downstream for increased efficiency and profitability.

Investment Pipeline

Learn how IoT enables the oil & gas business to integrate information, data, people, and processes across the whole supply chain. Find out how IoT analytics is utilized to monitor asset performance and avoid accidents.

Networking

Gain understanding of the new applications of AR technology in the oil & gas industry, from simulation-based training to AR-enhanced onshore-offshore communication processes allowing to quickly identify and solve equipment problems in real-time.

Silicon Valley Ecosytem

Find out how the oil and gas industry could benefit from blockchain technology in a number of ways including greater process efficiency, security and compliance benefits, and advancement of the entire supply chain.

Program Agenda

This schedule is tentative and features past speakers and participating companies subject to change without prior notice

Day 1

DIGITAL REVOLUTION

How to create Unicorns in Silicon Valley?
The first day of The Digital Future of the Oil & Gas Industry program will start with a welcome address by Silicon Valley Innovation Center. The opening presentation by SVIC is on the big picture of industry disruption, the fourth industrial revolution and the future of business. Learn about the concept of digital transformation as an ongoing evolution to become a more agile, responsive and adaptable organization. Find out who will win and who will lose in the Oil & Gas and related industries revolution driven by the world of digitization, disruptive technologies, increasing automation and new business models.

Day 2

THE DIGITIZATION OF EVERYTHING. DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP

New business models and personalized user experiences
On day two you will discover the innovative business models and customer engagement frameworks which are powering the world’s top digital businesses. Continue the day with a design thinking workshop that will help you crystallizing some of the new ideas and knowledge that you have acquired. Start mapping a digital transformation journey for your company by identifying and analyzing critical steps in launching a successful transformational initiative, building a strategic roadmap.

Day 3

NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ​

Blockchain, AI, ML, 3D Printing
The third-day focus is on the next generation of digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Robotics and their implications for the industries and humanity. Find out directly from the source by meeting with companies leading the digital revolution and learn how to harness these technologies to boost efficiency, engage customers and drive new business for your organization.

Day 4

DISRUPTING THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY ​

Disruptive Technologies and Trends
On day four you will have the chance to fully immerse yourself in the ecosystem of Silicon Valley through a series of company visits. Learn first-hand about some most recent high-tech products and services for the oil & gas industry. Take a deep dive into the technologies reshaping the oil & gas industry of tomorrow: AR/VR, Drones, Self-Driving Cars, IoT. Discover practical applications and learn how to turn the latest technology advancement into the business value.

Day 5

ACCELERATING CORPORATE INNOVATION ​

Case studies and best practices from Silicon Valley
The last day is entirely dedicated to Corporate Innovation and how companies can learn from the startup culture of “fail fast and keeping experimenting.” Get introduced to the real-life examples of the Silicon Valley companies to learn frameworks for successful corporate innovation Discover how emerging technologies result in business challenges as well as growth opportunities for established companies. To finish the day, SVIC will guide you through pilot management and how to work with startups to advance your own business. We will end the program by recapping the key lessons and takeaways from each day.

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Why Should I Join?

Connection

Meet with executives of the most innovative Silicon Valley companies to forge new business alliances.

Company Meetings

Exclusive access to venture funds, accelerators, fast-growing companies and game-changing startups.

Technology Insights

Discover what revolutionary ideas and technologies will challenge existing industries in the future.
Best Practices
Connect with Silicon Valley visionaries to share best practices of applying emerging technologies
Immersion
Connect With Digital Transformation Leaders
Strategy Tips
Brainstorm how to turn your team into the agents of change for sustainable competitive advantage.

What Companies Will I Meet?

Flex is the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world

Tesla Motors accelerates the transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars

NVIDIA manufactures integrated circuits for use in motherboard chip-sets, graphic processing units, and game consoles

Atheer is the pioneer of the AiR smart glasses platform, designed to enhance the productivity and safety of deskless professionals at Fortune 1000 companies.

Iprova is transforming the way new products and services are invented by using data and technologies such as machine learning.

Avaamo is a deep-learning software company that specializes in conversational interfaces to solve specific, high impact problems in the enterprise.

Maana is the pioneer in knowledge-centric technology. The Maana Knowledge Platform accelerates knowledge discovery to increase profitability.

Falkonry is the leading provider of predictive operations technology for companies looking to achieve significant improvements in the uptime, performance, quality and safety of their operations.

HoloBuilder is the fastest and most insightful solution for construction teams to document construction projects with 360° image technology.

What Did Attendees Have To Say About The Program?

This week here at Silicon Valley Innovation Center has been very fruitful to us, to understand some of the technologies that are entering the market, that are being adopted here and that can also be applied in the supply chain, in the production area, and in every aspect that is currently separated in our segment and needs to be integrated and automated.
Daniel Filippo
General Sales Engineer, Petrobras Distribution, Brazil
The week in Silicon Valley exceeded my expectations. We were able to feel, touch and have a real look at what the future will look like. The people we met were so competent, transparent. The program was a unique opportunity for us to have a 360 degree of what is going on in our industry and what we can expect in the next 18-20 months.
Denis Gorteman
CEO at D’Ieteren Auto, Belgium
The program was great and well organized. I’ve been here for a couple of days now, and for me, it was an opportunity to step out of day to day and look around to get a better perspective of what is going on around and try to see what do we need to do and what other companies are doing.
Ashish Dahiya
Regional Director/ Head of Marketing, Portfolio, and Category Management, Tetra Pak, Singapore

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April 20-24, 2020

July 13-17, 2020

October 5-9, 2020

January 25-29, 2021

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What Is Included?

  • Executive Program: 5 full days of educational sessions, meetings and company visits
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transfers between company visits
  • Lunches
  • Program support with an SVIC representative accompanying the group

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