​Intelligent, data-driven productivity to drive a competitive edge

Register now for the IBM Oil & Gas Innovation Forum on November 28, from 2-6 pm, at The Westin in Calgary.

Learn how industry leaders are achieving 10X returns on their projects by implementing data-driven business models to drive operational intelligence.

Hear from top leaders and innovators from Woodside Energy, ATB Financial and IBM global oil and gas industry.

Get a chance to see first-hand, in our experiential zone, cutting-edge industry solutions that are helping the oil and gas industry to manage geological risk, predict drilling targets, boost worker safety, improve asset optimization and accelerate operational effectiveness.


Wednesday, November 28


The Westin, Calgary


2:00pm - 2:30pm Registration

2:30pm - 2:35pm Welcome & Overview - Bemal Mehta, Senior Vice President - Energy Intelligence, JWN

2:35pm - 2:55pm Executive Keynote - Harnessing Digital Technologies to Scale Business Model Innovation - Mr. Luq Niazi, IBM Global Managing Director in Chemicals and Petroleum

2:55pm - 3:15pm Advanced Incident Prevention: Watson for Health & Safety - Mr. Shannon O’Rourke, Vice President Corporate Strategy, Woodside Energy

3:15pm - 3:35pm Re-inventing Energy Settlements with Blockchain-based Digital Platforms – Mr. Michael Brown, Director Innovation, ATB Financial

3:35pm - 3:55pm Client Speaker Announced Soon!

3:55pm - 4:05pm Wrap-up & Close - Ms. Laura Hartwell, Director, IBM Enterprise Western Canada & Natural Resources Solution Centre

4:05pm - 6:00pm Innovation Zone - See how digital technology is producing tangible returns within exploration, drilling, production, HSE, asset management and operational effectiveness.

Appetizers and cocktails will be served.

Don’t delay registering, limited seats are available.


Attendance is limited to verified IBM clients and prospects, subject to an approval confirmation from IBM.

IBM Canada

IBM lives at the intersection of technology and business. As one of Canada’s top 10 private R&D; investors, contributing more than $478 million to Canadian research activities, we are at the forefront of transformative technology and innovation. Our leading cloud-based AI platform is being used by businesses, developers, and universities around the world to fight cancer, improve classroom learning, minimize pollution, enhance agriculture and oil & gas exploration, better manage financial investments and much more. The Natural Resources Solution Centre in Calgary is dedicated to clients in the Canadian oil and gas and mining industries. We are currently embarking on a four-year, $30-million innovation program that focuses on performance, productivity and safety in the Canadian oil and gas industry. Click the logo to visit our Watson for Natural Resources website.