|[December 18, 2012]
Bill Gates, Heads of BP, ConocoPhillips, Fed Ex and General Motors among the Speakers at IHS CERAWeek 2013
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Microsoft (News - Alert) Chairman, Bill Gates, BP Group Chief Executive, Robert Dudley,
ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO, Ryan Lance, Fed Ex Chairman, President
and Chief Executive Officer, Fred Smith and General Motors (News - Alert) Chairman and
CEO, Daniel F. Akerson are among the prestigious speakers scheduled to
speak at the world's preeminent energy conference, IHS CERAWeek, March
4-8 at the Hilton Americas-Houston.
"We are very pleased to feature such a prestigious and diverse group of
speakers," said Daniel Yergin, IHS (News - Alert) Vice Chairman and author of The
Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World.
"Amidst a backdrop of economic uncertainty and geopolitical tensions,
the energy industry is going through a profound transformation driven by
new technologies, shifts in global demand, regulatory uncertainties and
the new realities and cost structure of supply. With leaders at the
forefront to help bring these issues into focus, IHS CERAWeek 2013 will
offer new insights on the energy future that allow participants to
better navigate this ever-evolving playing field."
IHS CERAWeek 2013, Drivers of Change: Geopolitics, Markets and the
New Map of Energy will feature presentations from over 300 speakers
- including senior industry executives, government officials and thought
leaders - to deliver unparalleled insight, critical analysis and
clarity on the future of energy in a changing world.
Additional Speakers Include:
Farouk Hussain Al-Zanki, deputy chairman of the board of directors and
CEO, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Diezani Alison-Madueke, minister of petroleum resources, Nigera
Esperanca Bias, minister of minerals and mining, Mozambiqu
James Baulderstone, vice president, eastern Australia, Santos Ltd
Clarence Cazalot, president and CEO, Marathon Oil Corporation
Anthony Earley, chairman, CEO and president, PG&E Corporation
Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO, Continental Resources (News - Alert)
Gen. Michael Hayden, former director, Central Intelligence Agency;
former director, National Security Agency
Walter Isaacson, president and CEO, The Aspen Institute
Ryan Lance, Chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips
Fanrong Li, CEO and president, CNOOC ltd
Arsenio Mabote, chairman, Instituto Nacional de Petroleo
Mark Papa, chairman of the board and CEO, EOG Resources
James E. Rogers, chairman and CEO, Duke Energy (News - Alert)
Matt Rose, chairman and CEO, BNSF
John Russell, president and CEO, CMS Energy Corporation and Consumers
Dan Wicklum, CEO, Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance
Mark Williams, downstream director, Royal Dutch Shell
Steve Williams, president and CEO, Suncor Energy
Mike Yeager, group executive and chief executive, petroleum, BHP
Drew Zieglgansberger, senior vice president, operations shared
services, Cenovus Energy, Inc.
The conference will be held March 4-8, 2013 at the Hilton Americas Hotel
in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is
available at www.ceraweek.com.
Members of the media interested in registering for CERAWeek 2013 are
required to apply for accreditation. Please send your name,
organization, phone, email, and organization website to email@example.com.
Once IHS has confirmed your eligibility, you will receive additional
instructions that will enable you to complete your registration online.
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
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analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape.
Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe
rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and
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develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business
since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock
Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is
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people in 31 countries around the world.
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