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What happened at the 2019 KPMG Global Energy Conference?
If you missed our 17th annual GEC, or you attended but want to look back at all the valuable information our presenters delivered, we have the details for you here.
Our conference recap covers all of our general and breakout sessions, from Rex Tillerson’s memorable keynote address and in-depth presentations from thought leaders on geopolitics and the economy, to panel discussions about disruptive technologies and energy industry trends.
Don’t forget to mark May 20, 2020 in your calendars to attend next year’s GEC. Until then, please enjoy the takeaways from the 2019 conference designed to help our industry thrive in an unpredictable world.
In addition to the 2019 GEC Recap, you can experience the conference by going to “Virtual Experience” to relive the conference. You will be able to view each concurrent session and our Keynote speaker, Rex Tillerson! Check out the “Agenda and Session Recaps” tab to view the photo library. We hope you enjoyed the 2019 KPMG Global Energy Conference and we look forward to seeing you in May 2020!
Read our 2019 Global Energy Conference recap
For a recap on each session, please click on the session titles below.
|7:00 am - 8:30 am||Registration & Continental breakfast|
|8:30 am - 8:50 am||Welcome & opening remarks by Regina Mayor|
|8:50 am - 10:05 am||General Session I: Future trends in geopolitics and the economy|
|10:05 am - 10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 am - 11:20 am||
Concurrent session IA: The future of finance in a digitally enabled world
Concurrent session 1B: The Global LNG - journey to be the sustainable fuel alternative
|11:20 am - 12:05 am||Lunch|
|12:05 pm - 1:05 pm||
General Session II: Fireside Chat with The Honorable Rex W. Tillerson
1:05 pm - 1:30 pm
|1:30 pm - 2:20 pm||Concurrent session IIA: Living sustainably as an energy company
Concurrent session IIB: The Impact of trade policy on energy companies today
2:20 pm - 2:35 pm
|2:35 pm - 3:25 pm||
Concurrent session IIIA: Blockchain: Separating reality from hype
|3:25 pm - 3:45 pm||Break|
|3:45 pm - 4:45pm||General session III: The Great ReWrite|
|4:45pm - 5:00 pm||Closing remarks|
|7:00 am - 8:15 am||Energy executive breakfast- Humans be free – The future of work in a digital era|
|8:00 am - 8:30 am||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
Houston Low-Carbon Energy Summit brought to you by the Center for Houston's Future
|9:00 am - 9:05 am||Welcome & Introduction|
|9:05 am - 9:35 am||Energy Scenarios and Implications for the Gulf Coast|
|9:35 am - 10:35 am||Visions of our Energy Future|
|10:35 am - 10:50 am||Break|
|10:50 am - 11:50 am||Energy Transformations|
|11:50 am - 12:25 am||Lunch Begins|
|12:25 am - 1:00 pm||Lunch Keynote - Amory Lovins, Founder , Rocky Mountain Institute|
|1:00 pm - 1:20 pm||Break (servers will clear tables)|
|1:20 pm - 2:05 pm||Energy Innovation and Decarbonization|
|2:05 pm - 3:05 pm||Grand Challenges in Decarbonizing the Energy Value Chain|
|3:05 pm - 3:20 pm||Break|
|3:20 pm - 4:05 pm||Houston's Competitive Advantages in Creating a Low Carbon Energy Sector|
|4:05 pm - 4:15 pm||Conclusions and Next Steps|
The Honorable Rex W. Tillerson
69th U.S. Secretary of State; Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ExxonMobil Corporation
National Sector Leader – Energy, Natural Resources and Chemicals, KPMG in the US+1 713-319-2295
Energy Transition Consultant and Non-Executive Director, Providence Asset Group+61 2-9335-8720
Executive Director, Partnership Development & Commercialization, Constellation Energy
If you weren’t one of the over 700 who attended the conference in person, and you’re wondering what you missed, or if you did make the journey and want to relive the sessions, we invite you to view the conference session through our recorded sessions, interviews, presentation, publications, news articles and social media highlights.
View recorded sessions, interviews, presentation, publications, news articles and social media highlights from this year's conference in the virtual GEC Experience.