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WorkforceNEXT Energy Summit

WorkforceNEXT Energy Call for Speakers Now Open

Digital Transformation and the Connected Energy Workforce

Entry Deadline: January 31, 2019

The WorkforceNEXT Energy Summit 2019 (April 18 in Houston, TX at the Omni Houston) speaker and topic submissions are now open.

Powered by InnovateEnergy and organized by Stone Fort Group, the WorkforceNEXT Energy Summit focuses on the the solutions and roadmap for success in adopting emerging digital tech in the oil & gas workforce and showcasing where the specialized innovative petrotech talent will come from for the future.

Digitization and automation are rapidly transforming the energy workplace. In today’s constantly-connected world, the lines between the physical office, the plant, the oilfield and where work actually happens are blurring.

Advances in technology – from AI & ML, VR/AR/XR, IoT, Blockchain, RPA/Bots and Data Analytics/Visualization tools to HR Applications and Virtual Meeting/Communication Platforms – are improving and disrupting the workforce.  The WorkforceNEXT Energy Summit explores these emerging technologies that are driving collaboration, innovation and productivity in new ways that accommodate a multi-generational workforce and remote & autonomous energy workplace.

Submit your Session/Speaker idea here.
*DEADLINE to Submit is January 31, 2019.*

The WorkforceNEXT Energy Summit is seeking industry leaders to share their expertise on developing the next-generation connected digital workforce. The Summit will be focused into four key themes:

  1. Collaboration & Innovation: Cultures, Communication and the Emerging PetroTechnical Workforce
  2. New Ways of Working in Energy: VR/AR, Blockchain & Big Data Analytics
  3. Impact of IoT, Automation, Wearables, Sensors and Bots in the Intelligent & Connected Industrial Workplace
  4. AI, Machine Learning & Cognitive Computing in the Oilfield: Redefining the Energy Workforce

See list of potential topics/descriptions here.

All speakers receive two complimentary registrations, granting them and a guest admission to the full conference program, solutions/demo zone hall and networking events.

For information about WorkforceNEXT Energy 2019 sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, download the prospectus.

Submit your Session/Speaker idea here.

Questions about speaking? Contact Sean Guerre, Director at