Learn how to embed the culture, systems and processes of the world's Highest Reliability Organizations.
If you're in a hazardous industry, you're facing more volatility, complexity and risk than ever before. With markets shifting, regulations changing and pressure to increase efficiency in your operations - how can you deliver consistent operational excellence?
Join over 150 business leaders and learn world class strategies for keeping your people safe, your operations productive and your products sustainable at North America’s leading forum on Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals and Resources. This year's event has tracks on Operational Risk Management, AI & Machine Learning, Lean Transformation,Human Factors, Leadership & Culture, Asset Optimization, Process Safety, Environmental Excellence, Digital Transformation and more.
Over 30 industry-leading speakers will share how to:
- Assess - and improve - your company's safety culture
- Manage change - without compromising business performance
- Lay the foundation for OE by establishing principles that begin with safety - and then applying them to other areas of the business
- Proactively identify and mitigate low probability yet high consequence events
- Improve your Operations Management System to better identify - and eliminate - sources of risk and value loss in your operations
- Implement changes in leadership thinking and behaviors to drive transformation
- Increase risk visibility by optimizing data and information management - and minimize unplanned events
- Establish a unified operational risk strategy - to ultimately improve business performance
- Strengthen your core operating processes to drive enterprise transformation
- Detect whether your work environments, culture and processes are increasing the likelihood of a risk occurring
- Reduce complexity and variability with clearly defined standards and accountabilities
- Benchmark your company against the characteristics of High Reliability Organizations (HROs)
Embed efficiency, safety and effectiveness into your company's DNA.
Make the commitment Operational Excellence.
2019 Speakers include
Director, Operations Excellence
ConocoPhillips Global Production
Director, Operational Excellence & Compliance
Enbridge Gas Transmission
Director, Geoscience Technology, Exploration and Production
Director, Enterprise Business Improvement
Global Risk Manager
Head of Business Transformation
Director, Process Safety
Manager, Projects Center of Excellence
Key Themes for 2019 include:
Internet of Things
Leadership, Skills & Capabilities
Maintenance & Reliability
Operations Management Systems
RPA, AI & Machine Learning
Personal & Process Safety
What attendees have said about our Operational Excellence Events:
"This was a good use of my time. All of the IQPC team were very friendly and the conference was well organized. "
"I have made great connections at these conferences. I have recommended IQPC conferences to a number of my colleagues, both inside and outside of my company. The whole IQPC OpEx team is fantastic. Everyone is always so helpful and friendly."
"Great job guys, this was my first OPEX conference and won't be my last."
"Great to connect with peers from different companies and hear stories about their journey. Speakers address practical tactics that we can use at our operating plants. The staff all make such a noticeable effort to know people's names and to verbally interact with everyone!"
"The last two years have been an excellent asset to me. The information is fantastic!"
"It was a great event! I learned a lot. The staff were all great and this was definitely one of the best run conference compared to ones I have attended in the past."
"Great conference where I get to meet with and learn from peers in the industry. There is a strong need for knowledge and best practice sharing in the resource industry and this conference addresses that need."
"The IQPC team was excellent."
"So much good information! Everyone I listened to was on point- had real life examples and presented with passion. I will have my company at future events..and I won't miss another one if I can possibly attend. Lots to chew on..10 pages of notes!"
"I really enjoyed the presentations, some of the materials (specifically regarding AI), i thought the information was great and diversifying the topics was great!"
"I took away some learnings, so it was very valuable. All of the IQPC team onsite were fantastic. Very professional, and social."
"Great event helping galvanize what value OE can bring to an organization and many practical examples of how to take that next step. Knowing success has a 5-10 yr implementation timeline it is a great forum to learn from industry and meet critical contacts."
"This has been, by far, the most valuable event i have attended - both from a networking and an informational standpoint. Bojana and team were absolutely amazing in making connections and in personalizing the benefits for all involved. Great work."
"This is a very relevant topic and the size of the conference works well for networking."
"Learned a lot at this event, met a lot of contacts, interesting to see what position other companies were at in terms of OE."
"I attended last year and this year I brought an additional 6 people from our company based on how impressed I was with last years conference. Great to see you've again exceeded my expectations!"
"Every year you gather talented and knowledgeable people to participate in the event. The event is very valuable and all of the IQPC team members are extraordinary!"
Exceptional Feedback from the Operational Excellence Summit Series
Want to know what happens at our Operational Excellence events? Watch this short video to get a feel for the onsite experience. Over 100 Heads of Operations, HSE, ORM and Operational Excellence came together at our 2018 Houston Summit to learn how to best manage human, asset and environmental risk to deliver consistent operational excellence.