HERWorld 17 at Louisiana State University
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HERWorld 17 at Louisiana State University

When: March 8 2017
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Dalton J. Woods Auditorium Energy, Coast, and Environment Building at LSU
3535 Nicholson Drive Extension
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70803
United States
Contact: Mallory Vachon

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HERWorld 17 comes to Baton Rouge on the campus of Louisiana State University at the Dalton Woods Auditorium in the Energy, Coast & Environment Building.  Hosted by the Center for Energy Studies, HERWorld 17 will bring together industry, students, faculty, and the public to experience energy with a great day of speakers, networking, and professional development.

A proud sponsor of this year's HW17, LSU welcomes Senator Sharon Hewitt to kick off the day's events.

This event is limited to 200 and is free to undergraduate and graduate students at LSU.  You must register with your LSU.edu email to receive this discount.  All others are $40 to attend. The day will include a networking  lunch on leadership and participation in the global HERWorld17 simulcast which will be broadcasted live in Houston.


7:30 AM:  Registration

8:00 AM - 8:30 - Global Welcome from Houston | Singer Songwriter, Sami Murphy 

8:15 AM - 9:00 -  Local Welcome from Senator Sharon Hewitt with Q/A

9:00 - 9:45 AM - Rejoin broadcast: Leaning Into the Energy Transition

  • Jeffrey Hayzlett, Chairman of the C-Suite Network (Panel Moderator)
  • Kathleen Camilli, Public Company Director, Strategic Board Advisor, Economist and CEO, Camilli Economics
  • Eke U Eke, Chairman and CEO of SpringRock Group,*Live from Africa
  • Vicki Bailey, Chairman of the United States Energy Association and former Department of Energy

9:45- 10:15 AM - Break

10:15 - 11:00 - Broadcast : Leaning into Skill Building for the Market Return with live Q/A 

  • Gloria Feldt, Founder of Take the Lead Women, (Moderator)
  • Mikki Hebl, Marathoner and Martha and Henry Malcom Lovett Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Rice University
  • Tandra Jackson, Managing Partner, KPMG LLP
  • Sarah Smith, Connector, Achiever, Practitioner and Director of Talent Management at Marathon Oil

11:00 - 11:45 - Broadcast:  All In:  The Fourth Industrial Revolution & Digital Transformation in Energy Panel with live Q/A 

  • Beth Lemmons, Digital Solutions North America Region Executive,  GE Oil & Gas
  • Jennifer Duhon, Head of Brand Strategy and Stewardship, Shell
  • Nick Candito, Founder and CEO of Progressly
  • Shannon Bates, Regional Vice President, Salesforce.com

11:45 – 1:00 PM      Networking Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 PM       Broadcast:  Keynote: All In:  How Our Work-First Culture is Failing Dads, Families & Businesses and How We Can Fix it Together

  •  Josh Levs, Journalist, Author, U.N. Global Gender Champion and one of the Financial Times’ Top 10 Feminists

2:00 – 3:00 PM      Broadcast:   Join In:  A Call to End the Gender Gap, with the World Economic Forum

  • Laura Schilling, Director of Global Business Development, Halliburton (Moderator)
  • World Economic Forum Panelist
  • Christina Sistrunk, CEO of Aera Energy
  • Katie Mehnert, CEO and Founder of Pink Petro

3:00 – 3:15 PM     Break / Transition                

3:15 – 4:00 PM     Join In:  Energy Conversations & Local Breakout Sessions  

4:00 – 4:45 PM    Broadcast:  Join In:  Owning the Energy Conversation Panel   

  • Leslie Shockley Beyer, President of the Petroleum Equipment Service Association (PESA), Founding Association to the Pink Petro WISE Program
  • George Stark, Director of External Affairs, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
  • Barry Worthington, Executive Director of the US Energy Association

4:45 – 5:00 PM     Broadcast: Closing