PPDM Association Events are
specifically designed to facilitate collaborative idea
sharing, discussion, and networking. Learn from your
colleagues’ experiences, ask questions, build
relationships and make key face-to-face connections. Engage
in dynamic sessions and attend an information packed
10:30-11:30 AM, Introduction to PPDM: Learn about the Professional Petroleum Data Management Association, what we do, and why it matters to you. This special discussion is free for those attending the luncheon.
11:30-1:00 PM, Luncheon: Cynthia will present a talk entitled “Just Because You Build It, Doesn’t Mean They’ll Come”. This luncheon is free for PPDM members and $35 for non-members.
Cynthia will discuss adoption challenges organizations are facing around digital and technology implementations. She will review why it’s important to have a ‘people’ strategy along with a digital strategy and provide examples of implementations that had positive results and those that didn’t and why. Cynthia will conclude by providing steps to implement key change management principles on any project to drive user adoption and value realization.
Cynthia has spent over 20 years partnering with executives and senior leaders to drive strategy, innovation, business process improvements, and transformation. She is an effective coach and mentor to client teams and colleagues, and a subject matter expert in organizational change management, strategic communications, process improvement, and human capital engagement.
Cynthia has served clients in the healthcare, automotive, aviation, chemical, and upstream oil and gas industries. She has created business case implementation plans spanning multiple departments and service lines, driving employee adoption of IT and ERP system implementations, process changes and organization realignment.
Cynthia earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Arts and Sciences from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Arts in Speech Communications from New York University. She is certified in training and organizational development by New York University, certified by the Human Capital Institute as a Human Capital Strategist and is a Prosci-certified Change Practitioner.
1:00-4:30 PM, Training: Data Governance 101
This course would benefit petroleum data managers who are new to Governance. Managers who are responsible for implementation of data governance best practices would also gain valuable knowledge through this course.
This high-level hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the latest information related to petroleum data governance. You will review strategies for implementation within your organization and have an opportunity to discuss strategies with other professionals.
- Review the definition of Data Governance and explore the scope of governance within petroleum industry environments.
- Navigate through organizational design and change management strategies.
- Discuss the implementation (People) processes, standards, training and education and business architecture.
- Review implementation (Technology) related to data architecture, data delivery, data types and storage and tool strategies.
- Final review and exercises related to course topics.
Kevin’s career in data management and data-driven software application development spans more than two decades. As a consultant, he spent several years providing business analysis, project management, and solution delivery management services to companies in the oil and gas industry, including ConocoPhillips/Phillips 66, Williams, Great White, and others. In early 2013, Kevin entered Devon Energy as a business analyst with Noah Consulting, kicking off the Engineering Data Management program. From 2013 until this year, Kevin led Business Process Management and Subsurface Data Management teams at Devon. In 2019, Kevin returned to Data Management and Analytics consulting, and also serves on the PPDM Board of Directors.
Location and Timing
This event will be hosted by Pioneer Natural Resources located at 3617 N. Big Spring Street. It is suggested that you park in the lot south of Pioneer’s office as you may not be able to find a spot in the front. Please check in with the receptionist and she will direct you to the meeting area.
Registration will take place from 11:15 to 11:30 outside
the meeting room. Lunch will be served at 11:30. If you
have any food allergies please let us know during the
registration process. If you find you are no longer able to
attend, please advise us of your cancellation no later than Monday, April 20 so catering can be adjusted.
10:00 – 10:30 Onsite Registration
10:30 – 11:30 Introduction to PPDM by Kevin Brunel
11:30 - 12:00 Networking and Lunch
12:00 – 12:10 PPDM Update;
12:10 – 12:50 Luncheon Presentation by Cynthia Hazard
12:50 – 01:00 Break
01:00 – 04:30 Training: Data Governance 101 by Kevin Brunel
Luncheon: Members: Free, Non-Members: $35 (towards Admin fees)
*Starting August 1, 2019, Walk In Attendees will be charged the
non-member rate to attend. Please ensure you register to attend prior to
the event, and have proof of payment ready if registered within 24
hours of the event. Registration for this event will close the day before the event.
Training (additional): $250 for members, $350 for non-members .
Professional Development Units
This luncheon is eligible for:
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To learn more about Professional Development Units (PDU) and the CPDA Certification Program, please visit our Certification Page.
Thanks to all of you who
support these events which are aimed at enhancing your
ability to deliver better data management practices within
your company as well as the building of a data management
Community in the Midland area. A special thanks to our
sponsors for hosting this event. Without the support of
sponsors, events of this nature would not be possible.
Thank you to our Event Sponsor
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Association events or opportunities for sponsorship, please
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