2020 Global Energy Conference agenda


Regina Mayor

Regina Mayor

Global Head of Energy, KPMG in the U.S.

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Presented by the KPMG Global Energy Institute (GEI), the KPMG Global Energy Conference (GEC), now in its eightieth year, attracts more than 700 professionals each year and bring together energy executives and luminaries to share ideas and gain insights on the current issues and emerging challenges that will impact the energy industry in the coming year. The conference offers a rich, candid exchanges of views among industry leaders.

This intensive one-day program consists of general sessions, breakout discussions, invitation-only strategic roundtable discussions, and keynote presentations by distinguished leaders.

In addition to our notable speakers, an impressive lineup of industry professionals will offer new insights and strategies on hot topics during our concurrent panel sessions. Attendees can choose from a host of breakout discussions on the issues that are most relevant to their businesses, including discussion on accounting, talent, renewables, investing, and leadership.

May 20, 2020



7:00 - 8:30 am Registration & Continental breakfast
8:30 - 9:05 am Welcome and opening remarks
9:05 - 10:15 am Energy CEO Outlook:  Strategies for Success in the Next Decade
10:15 - 10:45 am Morning networking break
10:45 - 11:35 am

Concurrent sessions I

IA | Demystifying digital transformation
IB | How will fossil fuels survive the energy transition?

IC | Innovative Strategies for Nurturing Talent

11:35 - 12:20 pm Lunch
12:20 - 1:20 pm Keynote on lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon
1:20 - 1:35 pm Transition
1:35 - 2:25 pm

Concurrent sessions II

IIA | Shifting demand and the evolution of the downstream

IIB | The offshore wind opportunity: Real or just a lot of air?

IIC | Understanding the true cost of carbon

2:25 - 2:55 pm Afternoon networking break
2:55 - 3:45 pm

Concurrent sessions III

IIIA | Accounting and SEC reporting update

IIIB | Energy investing: Show me the money!

IIIC | Inspiring the next generation of energy industry leaders

3:45 - 4:00 pm Transition
4:00 - 4:45 pm Keynote on building a game plan to execute your executive vision
4:50 - 5:00 pm Closing remarks
5:10 - 6:30 pm Networking reception