Conference Programme

Day 1
2 June, Thursday
Speakers
Sir Andrew Wood, Senior Advisor, ITE Group
Ministerial Keynote Panel Discussions (no Q&A)
Chairman
Parviz Shahbazov, Minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Speakers
Daisaku Hiraki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan,
Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, OPEC
Yury Sentyurin, Secretary General, GECF
The film dedicated memory of Natig Aliyev (2 min.)
MoU signing ceremony
Chairman
Rovnag Abdullayev, President, SOCAR
Speakers
Gary Jones, Regional President, BP Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey
Melih Han Bilgin, CEO & President, TPAO
Bernard Clement, VP Continental Europe & Caspian Region, Total
Tim Dodson, Executive Vice-President Exploration, Equinor
Stefano Cao, Chief Executive Officer, Saipem
Chairman
Elshad Nassirov, Vice-president for investments and marketing, SOCAR
Speakers
Afgan Isayev, General Director, Southern Gas Corridor (SGC)
Walter Peeraer, Building TAP, the European section of the Southern Gas Corridor, President, TAP AG
James Hogan, Managing Partner, Dentons
John Roberts, Energy Security Specialist, Member, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Group of Experts on Gas & Senior Fellow,, Atlantic Council, Washington DC
Gulmira Rzayeva, Senior Research Fellow for Energy related issues, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Chairman
Bahram Huseynov, Vice-President for Geology and Geophysics, SOCAR
Speakers
Mikhail Novikov, General Director for Russia and the CIS, EAGE
Eko Rukmono, Vice-President Exploration & Evaluation of Upstream Directorate, Pertamina, Offshore exploration & production capabilities and services for overseas cooperation opportunities
Brant Hasebe, Vice-President Reservoir Development, BP, Delivering Enhanced Value through Development Technologies
Chairman
Yashar Latifov, Vice-President for Field Development, SOCAR
Speakers
Ir. Norafizal B Mat Saad, Chief Executive Officer & General Manager, Petronas E&P Overseas Ventures
Omar Itcovici, Partner, Russia & CIS, Ernst & Young
Douglas R.Korth, Director, Marine Operation, Middle East & Caspian, McDermott
Bryan Wollam, CEO, Wollam Petroleum Advisory Group LLC
Graham Clark, Drilling Manager, Socar AQS
Venue: Boulevard Hotel Baku

Transfer from conference venue

Fairmont Baku move off at 18.30 pm
Day 2
3 June, Friday
Chairman
Khoshbakht Yusifzade, First Vice-president, SOCAR
Speakers
Gregory W. Riley, Exploration Vice-President, BP Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey
Ibrahim Guliyev, Vice-President, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS)
Dr. Ernesto Rios-Patron, CEO, Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP)
Eldar Shahbazov, Head of Nanotechnologies, Oil Gas Scientific Research Project Institute
Emin Mammadov, General Director, Sumgait Technologies Park (STP)
Chairman
Tofig Gahramanov, Vice-president for strategic development, SOCAR
Speakers
Luca Vignati, Executive Vice President for Central Asia Region, ENI
Togrul A. Bagirov, Senior UN Expert on Global Energy and Chairman, Baku Nobel Heritage Fund
Howard Chase, Director of Government Affairs, DOW
Huseyn Gasimov, Chief Financial Officer, Nobel Upstream
Chairman
Rafiga Huseyn-zade, Vice-president for ecology, SOCAR
Speakers
Novruz Guliyev, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Republic
Mattew Bryza, CEO, Lamor Corporation
Elena Komarovskaya, Solution Architect, SAP
Chairman
David Mammadov, Vice-president for refining, SOCAR
Speakers
Khayal Jafarov, Director, Carbamide (Nitrogen Fertilisers) Plant, SOCAR
Heikki Pikkarainen, Managing Director, Neste Engineering Solutions
Orkhan Jafarov, Deputy Executive Director, Azerikimya PU, Socar
Chairman
Khalik Mammadov, Vice-president for HR, IT and regulations, SOCAR
Speakers
Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission
Anatoliy Yakimov, Senior HR Business Partner, SAP CIS, Preconditions, results and tools of HR digital transformation
Georgy Shebuldaev, Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity, HR challenges for industrial cybersecurity in digital transformation era, Brand Manager
Karim Osseiran, SPC BoD and Global Head for Training Services, Petrofac, The use of digital process and technologies for personnel development
Speakers
Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission
Transfer from conference venue/Fairmont Baku at 16.45 pm