Offshore Technology Conference • 1-4 May 2017 • NRG Park • Houston, Texas, USA

d5, the Next Big Thing

d5d5 is an event designed to spark creativity and innovation in the offshore energy industry.

Scheduled on 5 May 2017, d5 will bring together the brightest minds in multiple industries for talks that inspire participants to discover unique connections and solutions.

The 2017 event's theme is Impactful Innovation Throughout the Economic Cycle

Learn more about d5 2017.

The History of d5

For its debut in 2015, d5 featured a collection of non-energy industry luminaries including political scientist Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, former NASA astronaut and ex-officio member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, Michael Bloomfield, futurist Lisa Bodell, genomic researcher Juan Enriquez and Jane McGonigal, expert on the engagement economy/the application of game-design to the real world.

In its second year, d5 The day-long event attracted more than 250 global energy professionals and featured a collection of seven speakers, each of whom discussed innovative ideas and how to implement them.

Who should attend?

  • Offshore industry technology executives
  • Middle-level technical practitioners
  • R&D managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Young professionals
  • Academia

Topics covered

d5 will include thought-provoking presentations focused on business, technology, and people.

  • Business: energy outlook, challenges and opportunities, energy economics, startups, environment, competitive advantage, winning strategies
  • Technology: innovation, game-changing capabilities,science, big data
  • People: motivation, sense of purpose, risks, health and productivity, workplace culture

Why attend?

  • Gain exposure to rapid and disruptive technology from other industries
  • Spark creativity and innovation in your offshore business through unusual associations
  • Expand your team’s vision of the offshore industry’s future
  • Leave with practical solutions to help move your business forward
  • Continue networking with thought leaders

d5 Advisory Board

John I. Howell, III, Chair

Rebecca Taylor, Vice Chair

John C. Bartos, Immediate Past Chair
Cameron, a Schlumberger Company

Kris Goforth
Devon Energy Corporation

Art Schroeder
Energy Valley

Sammy Haroon
The RBR Group

Brad Burke
Rice Alliance

Jim Sledzik
Energy Ventures

Tom Gay

Chuck McConnell
Rice University

Aruna Viswanathan
The RBR Group

Amber Sturrock
Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company

Kemal Farid
BlueVine Ventures & Farid Ventures

Nii NuNoo

Mark Leonard
Leonard Exploration, Inc.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Join C-suite executives, mid-level technical practitioners, entrepreneurs and others to spark creativity and innovation and drive exponential growth. Support d5 with a corporate sponsorship to expose attendees to your company and promote your leadership in the offshore community.

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Thank You to Our Sponsors