WPC Future Leaders Forum 2016

In 2016, from 24 to 27 October, IBP – Brazilian Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels Institute brought to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the fifth edition of the largest gathering of young professionals in the petroleum industry. Under the motto “Game changers: new leaders for a new competitive energy industry”, the 2016 edition of the event, created by the World Petroleum Council (WPC), had as pillars of discussion topics such as industry sustainability, business leadership and technology & innovation.

Organization

FLF is a global and collaborative event.
To organize this 5th edition here in Brazil, young professionals from all around the globe did a lot of research, organized a lot of focus groups, discussions and meetings.

Get to know who put this event together for you:

Maria Eduarda Schardong

Maria Eduarda Schardong

Human Resources Analyst

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Communications Committee

Moises Silva

Moises Silva

Reservoir Engineer

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee

Nina Fernández

Nina Fernández

Relationship Management Analyst

Company:

IBP

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Communications Committee Coordinator

Thiago Valejo

Thiago Valejo

Oil and Gas Strategic Content Coordinator

Company:

Sistema Firjan

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee Vice-coordinator

Vijay Anne

Vijay Anne

Associate Business Analyst

Company:

CGI Group Inc.

City and Country:

Bangalore, India

Contribuição para o evento:

Program Committee

Speakers

FLF will gather over 60 speakers from 25 countries around the globe, who will be in charge of debates on global oil & gas industry.
Find out the speakers who are already confirmed.

Alec Ross

Alec Ross

Technology anda Innovation Advisor

Company:

White House

He is one of America’s leading experts on innovation. He is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the book "The Industries of the Future", which is currently on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Alec Ross recently served for four years as Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Pal Eithreim

Pal Eithreim

Global Strategy and Business Development Vice-President

Company:

Statoil

He joined Statoil’s International E&P division in 1998, primarily working on the Eurasia region. Between 2001 and 2004 he worked in Azerbaijan with managerial responsibilities within government affairs, and gas marketing. Formerly, he held the position as Statoil’s vice president for U.S. Government Affairs in Washington, D.C. between 2009 and 2011. He has also assumed responsibilities as Senior Vice President South America in Development and Production International and Country Manager in Brazil on mid-year 2014. Norwegian citizen born in 1971, Mr. Eitrheim holds a degree in political science from the University of Bergen, Norway, and University College Dublin, Ireland.

Eirik Wærness

Eirik Wærness

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

Company:

Statoil

The economist has a broad experience on government, academics and private sector companies. In the period 2010-2013 he served as member of the Executive Board of the Central Bank of Norway. From 2014, he is a member of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Oil & Gas, and also serves as Chief Expert Advisor for WEF’s work on Energy Architecture Performance Index. His experience includes different positions in the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Total E&P Norway, Pöyry Management Consulting/Econ Centre for Economic Analysis, in addition to Statoil.

Daniel Moczydlower

Daniel Moczydlower

CEO

Company:

Embraer Systems

Daniel Moczydlower holds a Magna cum Laude degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and a Masters of Modeling, Simulation, and Process Control from COPPE/UFRJ. He has been a member of the Consulting Board of PMI/Rio de Janeiro since 2010 and serves as Chairman of the Consulting Board since 2016.

He began his career as a Process Engineer at Chemtech, where he successively held various management positions until he became CEO, in 2010. He worked with clients such as Petrobras and Vale in Brazil, and ExxonMobil in Asia and the Americas. Daniel joined Embraer in 2013 as President and CEO of the new Embraer Systems Business Unit, with the mission of structuring the business in line with the diversification and growth strategy of Embraer. Daniel is also a Board Member at Atech - a 100% owned Embraer Company focused on The development and operation of mission critical Systems such as The Brazilian air traffic Management (ATM) system.

Jussara Miranda

Jussara Miranda

Professor and Coordinator of the Chemical Program of Petroleum and Biofuels

Company:

UFRJ

Licensed in Chemistry from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1989), Jussara has a Master’s Degree and a Doctor’s Degree in Chemistry from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1994 and 1999).

She is an Associate Professor of the Chemistry Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and coordinates the Lab for Environmental Chemistry Catalysis.
She also coordinates the Human Resources Development Program for Petroleum and Biofuels Chemistry of the Chemistry Institute of UFRJ (PRH 01).

O&G ACTIVITIES IN RIO DE JANEIRO:

82%

of proven reserves of oil and gas in Brazil

70%

of O&G domestic production

1,6 billlion

of R&D investment

+ 50

research and development institutions

Sponsorship

Get to know the companies who are helping us bring FLF to life.

Sponsors

MASTER

PLATINUM

GOLD

SUPPORT

OFFICIAL DAILY NEWSPAPER

MEDIA SUPPORT

Videos

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