April 22, 2020

IPEIA 2020 Highlights


Here is a little look back of what we shared together:

  • 950+ ALL Registrations (includes Exhibitor Booth & Sponsorship Opportunities)
  • 880 Delegates (record attendance!!)
  • 40+ Technical Presentations
  • 3 Keynote Speakers
  • 30+ Sponsors
  • 85 Exhibitors
  • 8 Training Courses
  • 16 Workshops
  • 1 NEW Integrity Challenges Forum
  • 1 Regulators’ Panel
  • 4 Industry Membership Meetings
  • 1 LIVE Demo
  • 1 Networking Event
  • 1 Awards Ceremony
  • 1 Spousal Program
  • 1 Ultimate Delegate Experience Winner

We are already busy gathering lessons learned from the conference and welcome your feedback by entering your comments on the conference app or email your thoughts and comments to admin@ipeia.com.

Remember you have access to the 2020 IPEIA Conference App all year!! You can find attendees, presenters’ bios & abstracts, sponsorship information, exhibitor websites and so much more…

The professional video presentations of the 2020 Technical Program will be posted in the membership area of the IPEIA website by the end of May 2020.

Certificates of attendance are now available, click here for more information.

If you are keen to be a part of one of the remarkable IPEIA Committees for 2021, please let us know right away as we are already setting the stage for the next conference & exhibition and we would love for you to bring your new ideas and insights to the team!

2021 Sponsorship & Exhibition Booth Renewals must be completed by March 13th, 2020 to lock in your opportunities & booths at the 2020 pricing. (This offer is for 2020 Sponsors & Exhibitors only). Please ensure that we have your companies’ correct representative’s contact information on file.

Watch for information to secure a booth or a sponsorship opportunity for IPEIA 2021 very soon – any available opportunities will be open to the public starting July 1, 2020.

Call for Presentations for 2021 will be announced so keep the IPEIA website bookmarked and check back often as this will be our prime medium of communication.

Call for Student Poster Abstracts will be announced very soon!!!

We want to hear from you on how to Make IPEIA’s 25th Anniversary – IPEIA 2021 even better!! Please complete the conference survey by logging into the conference app and click the IPEIA 2020 Survey button, or reach out to admin@ipeia.com to offer us your great ideas!

Thank you from the 2020 Executives, Steering Committee & all Sub-Committee Members for making IPEIA 2020 such a memorable experience!!!

IPEIA 2020 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Lisa Bélanger – Behavioural Change Expert | Researcher

An organization’s greatest asset is its people. Award-winning CEO Dr. Lisa Bélanger shows leaders and teams how insights from behavioural science research can be applied in the workplace to optimize the performance, productivity, and innovation of leaders and teams. She helps close the gap between intention and action resulting in long-term change and a competitive advantage.

With a PhD in Behavioural Medicine, Dr. Bélanger is the CEO and founder of ConsciousWorks, a consulting firm that helps everyone from executives to entrepreneurs apply the findings from leading-edge scientific analyses to maximize their mental and physical well-being at work and at home.

On-stage, Dr. Bélanger has presented to clients throughout North America, such as Collins Barrow, the University of Alberta, and CEBS Canada.

Dr. Bélanger is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist; a past Honorary Research Associate at Swansea University, Wales; researcher at the University of Calgary; instructor at the University of Alberta Executive Education, and the author of Inspire Me Well: Finding Motivation to Take Control of Your Health. Additionally, she is the founder of Knight’s Cabin, a national non-profit offering no-cost wellness programming to cancer survivors.

David Clark – Group Energy Director | Lloyd’s Register (LR)

David Clark began his career as a Wireline Field Engineer with Schlumberger. There he enjoyed a lengthy service of 18 years in a variety of line management and staff roles in Europe, Asia, Australia, Middle East and India, before developing his career in upstream oil and gas services and contractor segments with leadership roles in Technip UK and Wood, where he led businesses in Africa as well as the building of a new material business across the Middle East. He returned to Schlumberger in 2013 as global Vice President for the newly created Production Facilities Management business unit.

David joined Aker Solutions at the end of 2015 as President for UK & Africa and latterly held the position of Executive Vice President, overseeing its global services portfolio across the full subsea systems and facilities life cycle services.

In January 2019, David moved to Lloyd’s Register (LR) as Group Energy Director with global leadership for the company’s extensive technical and engineering expertise across the full life cycle in both hydrocarbon and renewables energy segments. In this new role, David is driving the growth and development of the LR Energy business and applying its deep, technical and regulatory expertise to create innovative solutions to support our customers through the challenges of transitioning to a net zero carbon world.

Throughout his appointments, David has travelled extensively and has lived in nine countries, including Japan, China, Indonesia, India, UAE, Australia and mainland Europe. These positions have provided David with the opportunity to gain extensive leadership, operational and commercial experience.

David has been active in the UK energy industry since his return to the market in 2015 with roles on a variety of advisory panels including the Energy Jobs Task Force, Oil & Gas Authority Supply Chain workgroup and sat on the board of directors of Oil & Gas UK in 2018.

David is a member of the Institute of Directors and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He is married with three children, who also moved with him across the world. He is passionate about technology, development, music and travel.

Grant Wilde – President & CEO | Spartan Controls Ltd.

Grant Wilde is the President & CEO of Spartan Controls Ltd. Spartan is a private, employee owned technology company that sells, applies and services process automation, valve, measurement and process control solutions on behalf of Emerson and other leading manufacturers – serving industrial process customers for over 55 years from 14 locations across Western Canada.

Grant has held a variety of roles in his 25 years at Spartan including business group and customer segment executive leadership; sales, marketing and business unit management; and front-line sales. Prior to Spartan, he worked for a rotating equipment manufacturer and a pipeline company.

He is a current or past member of various private company and association boards and has held several advisory board roles within Emerson and the Strategic Growth Partners. He is also a past president of the Gas Processors Suppliers Association of Canada. Grant has been involved with executive development through the Queen’s School of Business, the Global Institute of Leadership Development (GILD) and the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a Professional Engineer and Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Alberta.

Grant and Spartan Controls are active advocates for children & families and industry education, showing their support through charities like the United Way, local advanced Polytech and University programs & facilities, and local communities. He lives in Calgary with his wife Sandy, and they have two grown children.