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KAYO WOMEN'S ENERGY SUMMIT

 

SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2020

VIRTUAL SUMMIT

IT'S YOUR TURN

Share your story, experience and insights to inspire others and advance your career

Please take some time to review the 2020 Virtual Energy Summit agenda below. Note that all times are listed in Central Daylight Time.

investor day

Tuesday, September 8 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central Time

1:00 PM CT | OPENING REMARKS

Lindsay Burton, Kayo Conference Series

1:05 PM CT | KEYNOTE

Carolyn Hansard, Senior Director, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Senior Director for the Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure portfolio at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, learn how Carolyn manages her portfolio, and what advice she has for other institutional investors evaluating the space.

1:25 PM CT | INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS ON REAL ASSETS: HOW TO APPROACH ENERGY

As institutional investors evaluate investments in real assets, how does energy exposure stack up alongside other real assets such as renewables, infrastructure, and real estate? Given the importance of ESG, what do energy investors need to do to qualify? Hear insights from seasoned investment professionals on how energy fits into a diversified portfolio today.

Cecelia Chen, Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System
Samayita Das, Pantheon Ventures
Katelyn Maher, Aberdeen Standard
Kristina Koutrakos, Virginia Retirement System (moderator)

1:50 PM CT | PRIVATE EQUITY OUTLOOK

It’s a buyer’s market. Private equity investors with capital to invest have many choices when it comes to energy. What’s the sentiment among private equity investors? Where are equity investors willing to risk capital today? Will traditional oil and gas investors venture into renewables?

Kimberly Bell, GEC
Lane Britain, PetroCap
Christine Hommes, Apollo Global Management
Lauren Anderson, Latham & Watkins (moderator)

2:15 PM CT | SMALL GROUP SESSIONS

Join fellow LPs and GPs for small-group face-to-face virtual roundtable discussions.

Carolyn Hansard, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Kristina Koutrakos, Virginia Retirement System
Samayita Das, Pantheon Ventures
Cecelia Chen, Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System
Katelyn Maher, Aberdeen Standard
Kirsten Roberts, Rice Management Company
Kristin Staffeldt, The University of Chicago

leadership day

Wednesday, September 9 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central Time

1:00 PM CT | OPENING REMARKS

Lindsay Burton, Kayo Conference Series

1:05 PM CT | THE BOARDROOM BECOMES THE WAR ROOM

As Corporate Boards navigated some of the most challenging issues of our time over the past six months, hear how decisions were made, how leaders stood out, mistakes that were made, and lessons that can be learned for the next generation of board leaders.

Alie Pruner, Encino Acquisition Partners, NRG & Plains All American
Willlie Chiang, Plains All American
Anna Rotman, Kirkland & Ellis (moderator)

1:30 PM CT | 1:1 SPEED NETWORKING

One-on-one conversations with your industry peers

2:00 PM CT | WILL ESG STILL BE?

How are companies making innovative operational approaches that deliver environmental, social, and financial returns? How is value preserved and risks contained? What is the measuring and reporting impact? Hear how these senior leaders are approaching these issues.

Maggie Peloso, Vinson & Elkins
Jeannie Powers, EIG Global Energy
Craig Webster, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co
Sarah Fortt, Vinson & Elkins (moderator)

2:35 PM CT | BREAKOUTS - CHOOSE YOUR PATH

NORTH AMERICAN MIDSTREAM OUTLOOK

As distress mounts in the E&P sector, this panel will take a look at the impact on the midstream companies. How will the midstream maneuver through this period?

Patti Melcher, EIV Capital
Robin Frederickson, Latham & Watkins
Shoshi Kaganovsky, Sensoleak Global, Inc
Guari Potdar, H20 Midstream
Natara Williams, Trace Midstream (moderator)

IN LIFE, IN ENERGY: DOING MORE WITH LESS

How teams are doing more with less, finding efficiencies, investing prudently, communicating effectively, and finding a way forward despite all the obstacles.

Delvina Uka, Montage Resources
Dana Arnold, Tap Rock Resources
Margaret Franks, Selenite Energy
Bonnie Black, Pioneer Natural Resources
Gaye Lentz, Baker Botts (moderator)

future of energy day

Thursday, September 10 | 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM Central Time

9:30 AM CT | KEYNOTE: LEADING THE ENERGY TRANSITION

Bobby Tudor, Chairman of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co

How should energy companies in Houston and across North America position themselves to thrive in the energy transition? Learn how stakeholders across the value chain can unite to simultaneously meet global energy demand and lower the carbon footprint, through the adoption of new technologies.

9:50 AM CT | VIRTUAL QUESTION OF THE DAY

Lindsay Burton, Kayo Conference Series

10:00 AM CT | WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

The energy industry is transitioning towards renewables, but hydrocarbons are not going away any time soon. What does this mean for traditional energy companies as they evolve and emerge from this downturn and look towards the future?

Emma Richards, Fitch Solutions
Becky Roof, AlixPartners
Tamika Tyson, Noble Energy (moderator)

10:30 AM CT | 1:1 SPEED NETWORKING

One-on-one conversations with your industry peers

11:00 AM CT | BREAKOUTS - CHOOSE YOUR PATH

THE CHALLENGE OF LENDING TO ENERGY TODAY

For lenders today, it’s a balancing act. Borrowing bases are down, defaults are up, and restructurings on the rise. How are lenders working with borrowers? Are there still opportunities for borrowers seeking capital? What’s top of mind for lenders at this moment in time?

Kim Bourgeois, HPS Investment Partners, LLC
Brittany Braden, Prudential Private Capital
Hallie Ransone, Societe Generale
Bailey Pham, Vinson & Elkins (moderator)

CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL AND INNOVATION: INVESTING TO DRIVE EFFICIENCY

What are the industry’s latest trends in the funding and adoption of new technologies to streamline processes and ignite efficiency? Where are Corporate Venture firms deploying capital? Has momentum shifted in recent months? Join us for a discussion as leaders in innovation across traditional and renewable energy discuss how investment capital is shaping the industry’s future.

Juliana Garaizar, Greentown Labs
Diana Grauer, TechnipFMC
Severine Lalande, Total New Energy Ventures
Natalie Gonzales, Baker Botts (moderator)

11:35 AM CT | BREAKOUTS - CHOOSE YOUR PATH

BUILDING A COALITION BETWEEN FOSSIL FUELS AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

Explore how we can become part of a dialogue creating a unifying “we” voice versus an “us vs. them” mentality. There is a significant opportunity to encourage the dialogue across the value chain.

Danielle Patterson, Vinson & Elkins
Marcene Mitchell, IFC
Johanna Schmidtke, Ara Partners
Anne Marie Denman, Excelsior Energy Capital (moderator)

M&A OUTLOOK: IT’S A BUYERS MARKET

Consolidation is inevitable as the industry shakeout in energy evolves, with distressed sellers raising cash, and strategic acquirers taking advantage of discounted opportunities. Where are we now, and what’s the outlook? Are buyers and sellers seeing eye-to-eye on price? How does this environment compare to prior recessions?

Theresa Eaton, SCF Partners
Lee Maginniss, Alvarez & Marsal
Vidisha Prasad, Adya Partners
Lauren Wilder, Repsol
Kim Hicks, Kirkland & Ellis (moderator)

12:05 PM CT | VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE LUNCH

Small group discussions lead by a moderator

Vidisha Prasad, Adya Partners: Returns and Environmental Stewardship in E&P
Molly Buktus, Bracewell: Sector Spotlight – Midstream
Amy Stutzman, Opportune: Tricks & Tips: Achieving Your Networking Goals Virtually
Jen Sudduth, Sudduth Search: Hiring Transformational Portfolio Company Leadership
Bryan Gartenberg, Texas Capital Bank: Risk in the Time of COVID
Laura Roman, Weaver: Dealmaker Roundtable

1:00 PM CT | THE WEEKLY KNOCKOUT: THE FUTURE OF HYDROCARBONS

Join us for the live recording of our weekly podcast featuring Danielle Patterson, Vinson & Elkins.

margarita send-off

Friday, September 11 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Central Time

3:00 PM CT | MARGARITA SEND-OFF

After three days of connecting with leaders, championing your peers, and advancing yourself, it’s time for a little fun. Join us for open small group discussions.

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