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Oil and Gas                                         Telecommunications                                         SMi present...
Oil and Gas Telecommunications             Day One I Wednesday 20th March 2013                                            ...                                                                                  Day Two I Thursday 21st Mar...
Delivering Value on the              Global WAN    HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP           Tuesday 19th March, 2013    ...
B: Safety and Protection in the  Fifth Domain; Cyberspace and  Critical Infrastructure Security     HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENC...
OIL AND GAS TELECOMMUNICATIONS                                                                                            ...
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  1. 1. Oil and Gas Telecommunications SMi present their sixth annual conference on… BOOK BY 7TH DECEMBER 2012 AND RECEIVE A £300 DISCOUNT BOOK BY 18TH JANUARY 2013 AND RECEIVE A £200 DISCOUNT Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st March 2013 Copthorne Tara Hotel, London KEY SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Murray McLaren, Field Telecomms Manager Ian D. Theophilus, Global I.S. Infrastructure and OPS Manager CNSFTC, BP Operations Manager, Tullow Oil Andrew Mabian, Head Of Production Fawaz Al-Khudhairy, Senior IT & Operations, Systems and Business Communications Representative for King Improvements / SmartFields Project Abdullah Petroleum Studies & Research Manager, Shell/Salym Petroleum Center, Saudi Aramco Torbjørn Kristiansen, Leading Advisor, Ketil Moe, Executive Officer, 330 Squadron, Upstream Telecoms, Statoil Royal Norwegian Air Force Philip Jones, Information Systems Security Jan Robert Moen, Telecommunications Officer, GDF SUEZ E&P Advisor, Statoil David A. Barker, Senior IT Business Specialist, Frank Smiddy, Senior C & I Design Engineer, Field Telecommunications, Marathon Oil Bord Gáis Andrew Derby, Telecoms Team Leader, Sadie Creese, Professor of Cybersecurity, ABB UK Oil & Gas University of Oxford Petros Theodorakis, Information & John Williams, Director, Geospatial Data Communications Technology Director, DESFA Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING: • Overcome telecommunication challenges in harsh environments and remote locations PLUS TWO INTERACTIVE PRE–CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS • Improve remote monitoring and control systems Sponsored by • Integrate broadband and remote sensing into digital oil and gas fields • Track assets in dangerous environments with wireless and satellite technologies • Improve communications infrastructure and network security for onshore and offshore operations B: Safety and Protection in the Fifth Domain; Cyberspace and Tuesday 19th March 2013, Copthorne Tara Hotel, London A: Delivering Value on the Global WAN Critical Infrastructure SecurityBill Green, Global Account Director, Hermes Datacomms Tim Watson, Director, Cyber Security Centre, De Montfort University and Colin Williams, Visiting Lecturer, Cyber Security Centre, De Montfort University 8.30am-1.00pm 1.30pm-5.30pm Register online or alternatively fax your registration to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711
  2. 2. Oil and Gas Telecommunications Day One I Wednesday 20th March 2013 www.oilandgas 8.30 Registration & Coffee 1.50 Considerations for WiMAX networks • O&G needs 9.00 Chairmans Opening Remarks • WiMax, conceptually, is a great idea Bill Green, Account Director, Hermes Datacomms • WiMax challenges in real-world deployments • Marathon today 9.10 Realising the evolving communication needs of the oil and David A. Barker, Senior IT Business Specialist, Field gas industry Telecommunications, Marathon Oil • Today’s technology drivers for resilient offshore telecommunications SATELLITE AND ASSOCIATED TECHNOLOGIES • Typical communications systems currently in use • The ideal telecommunications model to provide seamless 2.30 Progress in oil & gas vertical telecommunications offshore telecommunications • Using satellite and associated technologies to connect Murray McLaren, Field Telecomms Manager and OPS remote locations; case studies from Ghana and Uganda, Manager CNSFTC, BP onshore and offshore • The importance of multiple telecommunications channels 9.50 Getting it right first time to support a 24/7 operation • Getting the correct concept – using a predetermined model • Optimising the design – using a structured HAZID study • Responding to alternative telecommunications channels in • Lessons learned from Piper – What went wrong with the previously unconnected locations comms? • A challenge to the network operators in terms of value • Lessons learned from BP Audit – you think it is OK until you Ian D. Theophilus, Global I.S. Infrastructure Operations dig deeper Manager, Tullow Oil • Deepwater Horizon – who was in charge where did the communication break down? 3.10 Afternoon Tea Frank Crawley, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Strathclyde 3.50 Managing DESFA’s ICT • A strategy for installing fibre optic cable 10.30 Morning Coffee • Current map of information technology • Current map of communications technology INTEGRATING TETRA, BROADBAND AND WiMAX • Future communications strategy Petros Theodorakis, Information & Communications 10.50 Telecom system integration - the route ahead Technology Director, DESFA • New for old technology • Front-end monitoring and control 4.30 Gas pipeline monitoring: moving from analogue • Combining telecom monitoring with automation to wirelessKEYNOTE ADDRESS Andrew Derby, Telecoms Team Leader, ABB UK Oil & Gas • Utilising a network of wireless pressure and temperature transmitters 11.30 TETRA broadband communications to meet today’s evolving • 24-hour operation involving constant monitoring through needs SCADA systems • Competing or complementary services • Providing redundant communication paths and better • The use of these services within the oil & gas industry reliability than direct, line-of-sight communications • Hybrid solutions Frank Smiddy, Senior C & I Design Engineer, Bord Gáis Fawaz Al-Khudhairy, Senior IT & Communications Representative for King Abdullah Petroleum Studies & Register online at • Alternatively fax your registration 5.10 myTrustedCloud: trust and cloud computing Research Center, Saudi Aramco • The security limitations of cloud computing with specific 12.10 Networking Lunch focus on their implications for business uptake • Case study : The UK and EU energy industry. The security- 1.10 Reliable offshore broadband telecommunication infrastructure critical requirements of this industry and the importance of • Technical requirements data provenance verification • Combination of technologies (fibre optic cable, radio link, • Integration of trusted computing technologies into cloud satellite) computing. A prototype infrastructure showing how trusted • How we have succeeded- cooperation between operating data and computing provenance has been implemented into companies on the Norwegian Continental Shelf publicly available cloud computing platforms (Eucalyptus • Experience with offshore broadband telecommunication and OpenStack) infrastructure Matteo Turilli, Senior Research Associate, Oxford e-Research CASE STUDY Torbjørn Kristiansen, Leading Advisor, Upstream Telecoms, Centre, University of Oxford Statoil Jan Robert Moen, Telecommunications Advisor, Statoil 5.50 Chairmans Closing Remarks and Close of Day One Sponsored by CASE STUDY SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES SMi offer sponsorship, exhibition, advertising and branding packages, uniquely tailored to complement your ABB is a highly qualified telecommunication solutions companys marketing strategy. Should you wish to join provider, specialising in turnkey projects for the oil and gas the increasing number of companies benefiting from industry. Including network systems, internal and external promoting their business at our conferences please call: communication, safety and security systems; CCTV, access Jules Omura, SMi Sponsorship on control for both offshore and onshore installations. ABB +44 (0)20 7827 6018 or email: also provide integration with automation, safety and electrical systems plus lifecycle support services. More Want to know how to get involved? Interested in information can be found at promoting your services to this market? Contact Kiran Sharma, SMi Marketing on +44 (0)20 7827 6050 or emailCASE STUDY
  3. 3. Day Two I Thursday 21st March 2013 8.30 Registration & Coffee 1.30 Medevac helicopter service in the northern areas • Introduction to 330 Squadron (organisation, mission, 9.00 Chairmans Opening Remarks operations area) Bill Green, Account Director, Hermes Datacomms • Cooperation with other units • Means of communication 9.10 Approaches to satellite networking: a critical evaluation of • Necessity of radio systems when liaising with other impact on capacity and quality of service emergency services • Delivering large communication capacity with limited • Challenges with satellite communications spectrum: How well are we doing in satellite communications • Future integration of TETRA into communications and how much better can we do? infrastructure • Quality of service considerations in multimedia Ketil Moe, Executive Officer, 330 Squadron, Royal Norwegian communication networks Air Force • Link characteristics of geostationary and non-geostationary satellite orbits and impact on system architecture COMMUNICATION NETWORK VULNERABILITIES • Transparent versus onboard processing transponders, and global versus narrow spot beam technologies 2.10 Current cybersecurity threats • Case studies of the Inmarsat, Iridium, Globalstar and other • Understanding the vulnerabilities of global computer networks approaches in industry • Simulating cyber or physical attack scenarios Ifiok Otung, Professor of Satellite Communications, • Network and software performance modeling after an attack University of Glamorgan • Applications to information synchronisation and availability across global organisations OPERATIONS IN HARSH AND AND REMOTE LOCATIONS John Williams, Director, Geospatial Data Center and Professor of Information Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of 9.50 Delivering communications in extreme environments Technology • Hermes introduction • Global coverage 2.50 IT security on a greenfield offshore development • Our marketplace and challenges • Why is InfoSec important to GDF SUEZ • Technologies in use • Approaches & activity set • Case studies • Self-assessment and benchmarking Bill Green, Account Director, Hermes Datacomms • The challenges Philip Jones, Information Systems Security Officer, 10.30 Morning Coffee GDF SUEZ E&P CASE STUDY 10.50 The reality and tangible benefits of continuous field optimisation in Western Siberia 3.30 Afternoon Tea • Introduction and Salym fields overview • Salym’s ‘Smart Fields’ concept and deployment phasing 3.50 Defending against APTs • Project impact and results achieved in Salym fields • Why the APT presents such a significant challenge • Next steps and way forward – “sustain and maximise the • Current defence options • Limitations and challengesOPENING ADDRESS benefits” Andrew Mabian, Head Of Production Operations, Systems and • Cutting edge thinking and future solutions Business Improvements / SmartFields Project Manager, Sadie Creese, Professor of Cybersecurity, University of Oxford Shell/Salym Petroleum 4.30 Safety and protection in the fifth domain; cyberspace and 11.30 Managing telecoms data at high altitudes- safety at sea in critical infrastructure security Norwegian arctic waters • Cyberspace is now the fifth domain of human existence with to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711 • GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE • Co-operation on aeronautical and maritime search and rescue full equivalence to land, sea, air and space (SAR) in the Arctic • Society has become functionally, if not existentially, dependant • Communication, surveillance and monitoring upon cyberspace, and cyberspace is transforming every aspect • Use of sensors on persons and equipment for monitoring of the human condition people and equipment in advanced and dangerous work • Cyberspace has become both a critical infrastructure in its operations own right and the infrastructure upon which all of the others • Infrastructure - traffic separation schemes and safe corridors depend in areas with no or limited access to electronic navigational • There is no meaningful separation between industrial control charts systems and any other facet of cyberspace. Any attempt to • Seasonal and geographical optimized use of SAR resources manage elements as though there were, will fail based on dynamic risk assessments, improved infrastructure • Simultaneously, cyberspace provides both these challenges for communication and differential global navigation satellite and the means to address them CASE STUDY systems Colin Williams, Visiting Lecturer, Cyber Security Centre, Beate Kvamstad, Research Scientist, Marintek/SINTEF De Montfort University 12.10 Networking Lunch 5.10 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two CASE STUDY Supported by CASE STUDY satnews publishers
  4. 4. Delivering Value on the Global WAN HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Tuesday 19th March, 2013 Copthorne Tara Hotel, London 8.30am-1.00pm In association withWorkshop Overview:The workshop will cover the commercial and technicalaspects of provision of managed services on a globalbasis. The Oil & Gas sector is increasingly moving to acentralised data centre model and requires reliablecommunications with a consistent SLA across all sites.The workshop will show demonstrations of latesttechnology and service management tools as well asnetworking and discussions sessions.Who should attend:C-level personnel and senior IT managers. Costsavings and resource to manage your global WAN areincreasingly on the agenda from not only the CFO butthe CIO and IT Management team. Find out how tooptimize costs and resource whilst retaining controlevidenced by current case studies.Timetable:8:30 Registration & Coffee9:00 Chairmans Opening Remarks - Introductions9:15 Introduction to Hermes Datacomms9:30 Managed Network Services Overview – Intelligent Network Outsourcing10:00 Managing a Global Network • Organisation considerations • Geographical Planning • Who’s IP is it anyway? - Responsibilities of customer and provider • How much do you outsource to gain maximum benefit?10:30 Morning Coffee11:00 Technologies to support a Global Network • Designing and building a Global Network • What is the Real SLA and MTTR? • Demonstrations - Voice QoS - Throughput Optimisation - NetFlow - Overcoming Latency Issues - Riverbed Acceleration - Out of Band Management12:00 Discussion Forum – Current Issues and Shared Learning1:00 End of workshop and private consultations with attendeesAbout your workshop leader: Bill Green has worked in the International communications arena for over 14 years, including generating over £100M of sales for BT. Bill currently serves as Global Account Director at Hermes Datacomms, where hemanages the Intelligent Network Outsourceproposition, providing global communications networksfor oil & gas companies in both business as usual andhostile and challenging environments.About Hermes:Hermes is a British company owned by its directorsand backed by private equity with over 20 years ofexperience providing high quality, reliable and efficientcommunications to the oil & gas industry, particularlyin difficult and challenging locations. Hermes have astrong regional presence in the Middle East, Americas,Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific, Russia and Central Asiaacross all communication technologies.
  5. 5. B: Safety and Protection in the Fifth Domain; Cyberspace and Critical Infrastructure Security HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Tuesday 19th March, 2013 Copthorne Tara Hotel, London 1.30pm-5.30pm In association withWorkshop Overview:The cyber domain has added an entirely new set ofdimensions to the patterns of interconnection andinterdependence that we analysed and organised for at theturn of the last century. It has changed the actuality of, ifnot yet our thinking about, our critical infrastructures. Thisworkshop explores the implications of cyberspace as amatrix of interconnectivity that encompasses industrialcontrol systems including SCADA.By attending this workshop, you will:• Gain fresh insights in to the origins and nature of cyberspace.• Develop an understanding of the consequences of conceptualising cyberspace as the fifth domain of human existence.• Explore the implications of cyberspace as a matrix of interconnections that encompasses Industrial Control Systems including SCADA and to develop an understanding about what this means for the security of critical infrastructure.Timetable:1.30 Registration and Coffee2.00 Chairmen’s opening remarks2.10 The origins of cyberspace in mind and matter. • The ideas that created cyberspace • The machines that created cyberspace2.40 The internet of things • When the virtual becomes real • The myth of the discreet system3.10 The great interconnectedness of everything • The world after CodeRed • The end of the hierarchical network3.40 Afternoon tea4.00 The imminent singularity • The robots are coming • And they can think4.30 "Tea, Earl Grey, hot" • Printing reality • The economic and social transformations of corporeal printing5.00 Securing the fifth domain • Cyberspace as the fifth domain of human existence • Harnessing complexity and interconnection to achieve safety and protection in the fifth domain5.30 End of workshop and private consultations with attendeesAbout your workshop leaders: Dr Tim Watson is the Director of the Cyber Security Centre at De Montfort University. With more than twenty years experience in the computing industry and in academia, he has been involved with a wide range of computer systems on several high-profile projects and has acted as a consultant for some of the largest telecoms, power and oil companies. Hehas also designed, produced and delivered a number of courseson cyber security for a variety of public and private-sectororganisations. Colin Williams, Director of SBL and a Visiting Lecturer in the Cyber Security Centre at De Montfort University. Colin regularly speaks, consults and writes on matters to do with Information Assurance, cyberAbout The Cyber Security Centre (CSC): security, business development and enterprise level software procurement, to public sector audiences and clients at home and abroad.The Cyber Security Centre (CSC) is a multidisciplinary group ofacademics and industry experts who focus on a wide variety ofcyber protection issues. The Centres mission is to provide thefull benefits to all of a safe, secure and resilient cyberspace.The CSC combines a thorough understanding of the real-worlddigital environment with deep insights into its underlyingfoundations. From the subtle, technical aspects of networksecurity and live forensics through to the intricate interplaybetween economics, psychology, policies and practice, the CSCcombines expertise across disciplines to producetransformational solutions to hard problems.
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