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Poster Plaza Session Forum 16 - Future Skills for an Evolving Workforce in the Energy Transition

20 Sep 2023
Poster Plaza 4
F16 - Future Skills for an Evolving Workforce in the Energy Transition

The new requirements and challenges facing the oil and gas industry, have become a major challenge for managers and employees in the oil and gas industry. The energy transitions and new product trends, as well as evolving employee expectations, are prompting our industry to reimagine the make up and performance of their workforces. Environmental responsibility, sensitivity to innovation and teamwork are coming to the forefront. The rapid development of technology dictates the need for new approaches to training and retraining, closer and more effective interaction between educational centers and the industry. The forum discusses some of the best practices and solutions to recruiting and retaining the best talent for the industry.

14:15 - 14:25 : Future of Work and Skills for the Oil & Natural Gas Industry by Rebecca Winkel
14:25 - 14:35 : Citizen Developers - Empowering Innovation and Accelerating Digital Transformation by Hadla Alfedaghi
14:35 - 14:45 : Successfully Transitioning the Workforce to a Cleaner, Greener Future by Eswar Jayaram
14:45 - 14:55 : Developing Future Ready Workforce Amid Imminent Energy Transition by Kapil Gakhar
14:55 - 15:05 : Leadership & Culture Change 30, 300, 3000: Creating Talent To Value for NRE Business by Mangaranap Rabehka Nathalia
15:05 - 15:15 : Organizational Innovation and Leadership in the Digital Economy by Jiaonan Han
15:15 - 15:25 : Modernizing Working Energy by Gurpreet Lail
15:25 - 15:35 : Exploring Future Opportunities For The Next Oil And Gas Generation by Ulrike Schopp

Mrs. Rebecca Winkel, Senior Policy Advisor - American Petroleum Institute
Hadla Alfedaghi, Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer - Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company
Mr. Eswar Jayaram, Analyst, Advisory - Hatch
Mr. Kapil Gakhar, Deputy General Manager - HR - Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL)
Ms. Mangaranap Rabehka Nathalia, Senior Analyst III Culture & Change Management - PT Pertamina (Persero)
Ms. Jiaonan Han, Senior Engineer - Kunlun Shuzhi Technology Co., Ltd.
Ms. Gurpreet Lail, President and CEO - Enserva
Ms. Ulrike Schopp, Chief of Staff - IPIECA