Fifth Digital Oilfield Summit Forum Qingdao, China, 19-20th October 2017

Tony Edwards, CEO of Stepchange Global, has been invited to present at the Fifth Digital Oilfield Summit Forum and International Academic Conference, to be held in Qingdao, China, from 19th – 20th October, 2017.

A unique research organization for the digital oilfield, DOICU(Digital oilfield institute of Chang’an University), Has been working for many years to explore, support and motivate the industry to improve economic effectiveness through technology, equipment, expertise and wisdom from big data, cloud computing, mobile and IOT.

The theme for 2017 is Big Data, Accurate Intelligence and Low Cost throughout oilfield transformation.

The Committee is formed of invited leaders from Ministry of Industry and Information, Energy department, science and technology bureau of P.R.C and top management of petroleum corporations.


Data Driven Production Conference Houston, Texas 7-8th June 2017

Tony Edwards will be presenting at the Data Driven Production Conference to be held in Houston, 6-7th June 2017.  He will be speaking on Business Change Strategy – Cultural Change Management during the conference, to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Greenway Plaza.

The theme for the conference is “Advance your Analytics to Optimize Decision Making, Eliminate Downtime and Achieve Production Excellence”.

Other speakers include: Trond Ellefsen of Statoil, Andy Flowers of Marathon, Robert Tulalian of Shell and Sebastian T Gass of Chevron.

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Big Data, IoT & Machine Learning in Oil and Gas Europe London, UK, 23-24th May 2017

Tony Edwards will be joining James Martin from Shell and Steve Aitken from Intelligent Plant to discuss “Changing the Mindset of the Digital Oilfield”, with pointers such as:
• Adapting or be left in the wind
• Real cost of stagnation
• Just because it’s not broken doesn’t mean it’s not worth fixing

The conference will be held at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel, London on 23-24th May 2017.  For more information please go to: