HERWorld18 Energy Forum - Houston Mainstage

07 Mar 2018 @ 12:00pm CST
08 Mar 2018 @ 7:00pm CST





Global Sponsors: KPMG and Shell.

GRIT AWARDS Sponsors: Audi Central Houston

INTECSEA, Marathon, Anadarko, Weatherford, Energy Nation, Whova, BakerHughes, Apache Corporation, Houston Community College, FEDEX, Vantage Drilling, Enbridge, National Oilwell, Varco, SNC Lavalin, Challenger Gray & Christmas Inc., University Of Colorado Denver

Partners: Lean In, Women Offshore, OEC Society, WOGA, World Gas Conference, Houston Business Journal, and Hart Energy

Ticket Name Membership Type Sale Ends Price Quantity
Pre Forum Workshop (1/2 day) - Storytelling Only 07 Mar 2018 $250.00
Full Day Forum 08 Mar 2018 $500.00
The Full VIP GRIT Experience (Workshop + Full Day) 08 Mar 2018 $750.00
Meet the Coach (Breakfast Only) 08 Mar 2018 $150.00
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GRIT Awards Wine Reception Only 08 Mar 2018 $150.00
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Full Day Forum Table 06 Mar 2018 $7500.00
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HERWorld18: The New Energy Playbook - GRIT - Growth, Resilience, Innovation, and Transition

A resilient, reliable, and secure energy future is essential the global economy.  It's no surprise the energy industry and the entire value chain is undergoing a transition.  New fuels, technologies and innovation are driving opportunities.  The New Energy Playbook is about grit.  

AGENDA:  March 7 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM  Sponsored by Energy Nation... Storytelling: Your Unique Story with Linda Lorelle, Two-time Emmy Award winning journalist.  This is limited to 100.

AGENDA:  March 8, 2018

Emcee and Facilitator: Linda Lorelle, Anchor, Pink Petro TV

*The Global telecast begins at 8:00 AM CST.

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM         Speaker Breakfast: Meet the Coach - The Pre Game Show

  • Linda Lorelle, Anchor, Pink Petro TV
  • Speaker – Jennifer Welter, First Female Coach in the NFL
  • Katie Mehnert, Founder and CEO Pink Petro

8:45 – 9:00 AM             Break

9:00 – 9:30 AM              Opening Messages

  • Sheryl Sandberg COO of Facebook and Founder LeanIn.org
  • Angie Gildea, Principal, Americas Oil and Gas Leader, KPMG
  • Carol Battershell, Principal Deputy Director, US Department of Energy

9:30 – 10:15 AM            The Energy Transition: A New Future Awaits Us

  • Shelley McCain, Shell New Energies, Business Development Manager, Power & Renewables
  • Pratima Rangarajan, CEO OGCI Climate Initiative
  • Claire Broido Johnson, President of CBJ Energy and Founder of SunEdison
  • Collette Honorable, Former FERC Commissioner and Bipartisan Energy Fellow
  • Holly Hanbury-Brown, Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas LLC

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM    Break    

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM   Using Innovation to Unlock Opportunity 

  • Brian McShane, Senior Vice President, INTECSEA Americas
  • Allison Lami, Chairman, Rebellion Photonics 
  • Marie Mouchet, Chief Information Officer, Colonial Pipeline

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM     Lunch, Networking and Break - Lean In Energy

  • Lean In Energy, Board of Directors
  • Founder of Pink Petro, Katie Mehnert
  • Erika Tolar, FEDEX and Linda Ibrahim, Vantage Energy Services, Board of Directors, Lean In Energy

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM        Keynote: Playing Big

Keynote: Playing Big: Lessons in Being Limitless from the First Woman to Coach in the NFLWelter mixes examples from her own life in sports with practical advice on making an outsized impact—with humor, passion, commitment, and grit. 

  • Jennifer Welter, First Female Coach in the NFL

2:00 – 2:45 PM               Resilience:  How to Rebuild from Crisis

  • Marvin Odum, Chief Recovery Officer, City of Houston
  • Deanna Jones, Chief Human Resources Officer, Marathon Oil
  • SVP of Engineering, Aera Energy, Aimee Blaine
  • Tauseef Salma, Vice President Global Chemicals, Baker Hughes GE

2:45 – 3:15 PM               Break                

3:15 - 4:00 PM               Growth: New Opportunities of Expansion in Energy

  • Emma Wild, Energy Practice Leader, KPMG UK
  • Kate Sherwood,  Senior Director, Grid Modernization, 3M
  • Colleen Layman, Vice President, HDR Inc. 
  • Galina Antova, Cybersecurity Expert and Entreprenuer, Claroty

4:00 – 4:45 PM               Communication in the Digital Age of Transparency #MeToo

  • Danielle Hunter, Executive VP, General Counsel and Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, C&J Energy Services
  • Dr. John Reed, PhD, Executive Coach, Industrial Psychologist, and Author
  • Laura Noble, Managing Partner, The Noble Law Firm
  • Tyra Metoyer, External Mobilization, Energy Nation

4:45 - 5:00 PM                Closing

4:30 – 6:00 PM               The 1st Annual GRIT Awards & Wine Reception


  • Keynote:  Women with GRIT, Melody Meyer, Board Director for BP and National Oilwell Varco
  • Awards presentation to finalists and winners

07 Mar 2018 @ 12:00pm CST
08 Mar 2018 @ 7:00pm CST

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