Tony Edwards, CEO of Stepchange Global, will be presenting the SPE authored paper on change management at the 6th edition of Go Digital Energy conference on the 7th and 8th of June in Amsterdam and online, on behalf of the SPE Digital Energy Technical Section. The paper entitled “Don’t Forget People in your Digital Transformation Programs: Change Management is an Essential Competency” has been co-authored by a highly experienced team based on more than 15 years of digital change experience. The authors believe that change management should be at the heart of any digital transformation program if it is to be a success.

The Go Digital Energy conference goes beyond the digital hype and covers the entire energy value chain, providing a networking platform for the industry, and bringing together and creating a growing network of like-minded professionals and business leaders.

Agenda highlights for 2022 include:

  • Performing while transforming- Inside Out views from energy leaders
  • Conquering the data monster / using the power of data to boost efficiency and scale
  • Digital compass towards 2030 sustainability goals
  • Lessons learned across sectors- digital technologies for energy transformation
  • The next frontier: Digital Twin 2.0 across various energy assets

Among companies regularly participating in the event are Microsoft, Ørsted, bp, eni, Shell, Siemens, OMV, Wintershall, Schlumberger, Google, Intel among other major technology and energy companies.

More information on the event can be found at: GO DIGITAL ENERGY – Globuc


The authors of the DETS paper Jim Crompton, Colorado School of Mines; Patrick Banguert, Algorithmica; Melanie Bladow, Tern Consulting; Tony Edwards, StepChange Global; Helen Gilman, Wipro; Mike Hauser; Marise Mikulis, EnergyInnova; Steve Smart, Accenture would like to thank the conference organisers for the opportunity to present this paper.