Leadership Conference for Women in Oil & Gas

Leadership Conference for Women in Oil & Gas

January 25-26, 2023 | Houston, TX

“This conference was an excellent learning and growing opportunity for leadership at all levels! Highly recommend.” Facilities Engineer II, Pioneer Natural Resources

“Authentic real conversations from participants, presenters and panelists. Well worth the time to participate. Will definitely be back.” VP Human Resources, Marathon Oil

“The EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Oil & Gas was one of the most worthwhile, stimulating and efficient conferences I have been to.” Sr. Reservoir Engineer, Tellurian

“Thoroughly enjoyed the conference. It was truly empowering, and the speakers were inspiring.” Lead Analyst, Energy Transfer Partners

The oil & gas industry needs diverse workers to continue to innovate in a sector filled with transformation, but studies indicate that women make up only 15% of the workforce. Women leaders must work together to attract and advance female employees. The goal of this event is to help professionals advance their careers in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

Reconnect now in-person with dynamic women oil & gas leaders to accelerate organizational change and personal growth. Attendees will participate in knowledge sharing and collaboration while building relationships and enhancing professional networks. The program format includes keynote addresses, panel sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. Register now for this unique opportunity to collaborate with the top women in oil and gas.

Learning Outcomes   

  • Discuss strategies for transformative leadership
  • Discover how to engage men for gender equality
  • Explain best practices for impactful communication
  • Determine how to overcome imposter syndrome
  • Discuss strategies to build a pipeline for women leaders in your organization
  • Discover how to get maximum value from mentoring relationships
  • Explain the importance of Diversity & Inclusion and strategies for DEI plans
  • Address hybrid & remote employment – strategies for success
  • Describe key oil & gas trends and their impact
  • Explain how to overcome career challenges and move from middle management into leadership roles

 

Agenda

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 : Central Time

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Registration

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Timing

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. :: Keynote/Welcome Address

Jill Ramshaw, VP, Human Resources, Marathon Oil

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. :: Panel: Transformative Leadership

This session will include strategies to strike balance in this time of transition. Leaders must enable workforces to deliver more than half of the world’s energy mix while simultaneously transitioning to less carbon-intensive energy sources.

Donna Birbiglia, Technical Vice President, Shell

Deanna Farmer, Board of Directors, Salt Creek Midstream; Executive Advisor, Solomon Strategic Advisors

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. :: Women Empowering Women 

Strong mentor and sponsor relationships are imperative for professional development and advancement. In this session, panelists will give their perspectives as both mentors and mentees. They will share their experiences and address questions including:

  • How do you find, and then approach, a good potential mentor?
  • How do you get maximum value from the mentoring relationship?
  • What is the difference between mentorship and sponsorship and how do you secure the latter?

Sarah Sandberg, VP, Sustainability & Energy Transition, DCP Midstream

Kimberly Krieger, COO-Production, BPX Energy

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. :: Networking Break

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. :: Finding & Engaging Male Allies for Gender Equity

Men are a critical resource in efforts to eliminate gender bias. This session will detail effective ways to partner with men to end gender inequality in the workplace.

Bonnie Black, VP Drilling, Pioneer Natural Resources

Maria Henry, SVP, Geology, Antero Resources

Shandell Szabo, Board Member at EnVen Energy Corporation & Biota Technology

4:30 – 5:00 p.m. :: Candid Conversation: An Executive’s Journey to the Top

In this session, a senior-level executive shares her inspiring personal stories of how she beat the odds to reach the highest levels of her organization. A few of the points to be discussed include:

  • Leveraging opportunity and relationships
  • How self-perception and our view of the world around us impacts our or success

Senior Representative, Marathon Oil

 

Thursday, January 26, 2023 : Central Time

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Sign In and Continental Breakfast

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Timing

 

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. :: Welcome Message

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. :: Understanding and Addressing Diversity & Inclusion

We have become more aware of racial inequities and the need to accelerate diversity and inclusion initiatives. What kinds of challenges do minorities face in the workplace? How does an organization benefit from the inclusion of such leaders in positions of power?

Ami Arief, SVP, Tellurian Production

Kayla Ball, Chief Product Officer, Validere

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. :: Networking Break

10:45 a.m. -12:00 p.m. :: Impactful Communication for Women Leaders

Even though you know that you’re intelligent and capable, if you are unable to communicate your ideas and influence others, your brainpower is going to waste. Many women have a hard time communicating strongly when someone more assertive takes over the conversation. This session will provide tips for successful and strong communication.

Megan Prout, SVP, Commercial Law & Litigation, Plains All American Pipeline

Allison Woolston, General Counsel, Caerus Operating LLC

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Group Luncheon

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. :: Key Oil & Gas Trends & Their Impact

The oil and gas landscape is rapidly changing. The energy mix is shifting, driven by environmental concerns and technology. The industry is adapting to meet those changing needs and demands.  In this session, we’ll look at current key areas of change and the short-term and long-term future of oil and gas.

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. :: Imposter Syndrome

Despite having a proven track record of ability and success, many of us have suffered from Imposter Syndrome at some point in our lives. The problem is exacerbated for marginalized groups.

Ashley Womack, VP of Commercial Development, Tellurian

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. :: Networking Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. :: Breaking Through Middle Management: Skills to Get Ahead

Join this session for a candid discussion from a panel of energy leaders as they share their experience and lessons learned along the way, and their recommendations to propel you out of Middle Management and into the C-Suite.

Pippa Zimmerman, VP Operations, Haynesville, BPX Energy

Kara Blubaugh, SVP Accounting, Diamondback Energy

Speakers

  • Ami Arief, SVP, Tellurian Production

  • Kayla Ball, Chief Product Officer, Validere

  • Donna Birbiglia, Technical Vice President, Shell

  • Bonnie Black, VP Drilling, Pioneer Natural Resources

  • Kara Blubaugh, SVP Accounting, Diamondback Energy

  • Deanna Farmer, Board of Directors, Salt Creek Midstream; Executive Advisor, Solomon Strategic Advisors

  • Maria Henry, SVP, Geology, Antero Resources

  • Kimberly Krieger, COO-Production, BPX Energy

  • Megan Prout, SVP, Commercial Law & Litigation, Plains All American Pipeline

  • Jill Ramshaw, VP, Human Resources, Marathon Oil

  • Sarah Sandberg, VP, Sustainability & Energy Transition, DCP Midstream

  • Shandell Szabo, Board Member at EnVen Energy Corporation & Biota Technology

  • Ashley Womack, VP of Commercial Development, Tellurian

  • Allison Woolston, General Counsel, Caerus Operating LLC

  • Pippa Zimmerman, VP Operations, Haynesville, BPX Energy

Location

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Marathon Oil – One MRO

990 Town and Country Blvd

Houston, TX 77024

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Please Note: Confirmed speakers do not need to register and are encouraged to participate in all sessions of the event. If you are a speaker and have any questions please contact our offices at 1.303.770.8800

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Leadership Conference for Women in Oil & Gas

January 25-26, 2023 | Houston, TX
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1395.00 each(early bird rate)
(price after January 06, 2023 is $ 1,595.00)

Buy 4 seats and only pay for 3! For this event every fourth attendee is free!

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before December 23, 2022 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800

CEUs

Credits

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EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this conference and 0.4 CEUs for the workshop

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must be in attendance for the entirety of the conference to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case studies & PowerPoint presentations


Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Conference CPE Credits: 11.0
Workshop CPE Credits: 4.0
There is no prerequisite for this Conference.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Live
Advanced Preparation: None

CpeEUCI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

Who Should Attend

Individuals within the oil & gas industry in search of a solution-oriented discussion on how to implement change in the industry, and female professionals within the oil & gas industry trying to develop the necessary skills and confidence to find success in a traditionally male-dominated field.

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