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6 May 2016  I  Houston, Texas, USA  I

Rice University


2016 d5: The Next Big Thing

Game changing, forward thinking, global innovators will speak and lead group discussions that will spark creativity to identify the next big step for the energy industry, through technology, leadership practices and competitive advantages. Scheduled for the day after OTC 2016 (6 May), d5 will bring together the brightest minds in Exploration and Production to listen to presentations and participate in discussions that inspire Ideas, Innovation and leave a lasting Impact.  This dynamic event will be held at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

The 2015 d5 featured a collection of non-energy industry luminaries including political scientist Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, former NASA astronaut and ex-officio member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, Michael Bloomfield, futurist Lisa Bodell, genomic researcher Juan Enriquez and Jane McGonigal, expert on the engagement economy/the application of game-design to the real world.

Why have this with OTC?

OTC distinguishes itself in the energy industry by advancing scientific and technical knowledge, enhancing the competency of industry professionals. d5 is designed as the perfect companion event for OTC, as it will expose attendees to disruptive technologies from other industries, help them build unique connections, and develop innovative solutions that can be applied to their business area.

What topics will be included?

d5 will include thought-provoking presentations focused on diverse topics around ideas, innovation, and impact:

  • Ideas: in energy outlook, startups, competitive advantage, and winning strategies
  • Innovation: game-changing capabilities, science, and big data
  • Impact: motivation, sense of purpose, risks, and workplace culture

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About the Offshore Technology Conference

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. Founded in 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston. OTC has expanded technically and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, OTC Asia, and most recently with d5.

Our Sponsors
  • 3esi Enersight
  • ASME
  • Baker Hughes
  • Cameron
  • Devon
  • ExxonMobil
  • FMC Technologies
  • Hotel ZaZa
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Shell
  • SPE
  • Statoil
  • Texas MBA Program