Agenda

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019
Rice University, BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) Building Auditorium, 1st floor
6500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030

 

7:00 – 7:45 am Continental Breakfast & Networking

7:45 – 7:50 am Welcome
Dr. Ahmad Durrani, Chairman, Board of Directors
Rice Global E&C Forum

7:50 – 8:00 am Opening Remarks
Reginald DesRoches, Dean of George R. Brown School of Engineering, Rice University

8:00 – 8:45 amĀ Keynote Address – “Impact on the EPC Industry”
Stuart Bradie, CEO, KBR

8:45 – 9:30 am “Oil, Politics and the Persian Gulf”
Joe Barnes, Bonner Means Baker Fellow, Baker Institute

9:30 – 10:00 am Coffee & Networking Break

10:00 – 10:45 am “US Shale Oil & Gas and the Return of a Major Petrochemical Build-cycle to the US Market”
Mark Eramo, Vice President, Global Business Development – Energy & Chemicals, IHS Markit

10:45 – 11:30 am “Asset Reliability – From Integrated Engineering to Integrated Operations”
Jan Pawlewitz, Senior Vice President, North America, Siemens

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch & Networking

12:30 – 1:15 pm “The LNG Industry Evolves”
Jim Solomon, Director – LNG, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

1:15 – 2:00 pm “Process Technologies: Leveraging the Transformational Shift”
Peter Armstrong, Vice President Business Development, Selas Linde

2:00 – 2:30 pm Coffee & Networking Break

2:30 – 3:15 pm “Improving Financials for EPC Companies” Panel

3:15 – 3:45 pm Concluding Remarks
Steve Cabano, President, Pathfinder, LLC

3:45 – 4:00 pm Closing