IACET announces the second annual Petroleum and Natural Gas (PNG) Continuing Education and Training Standards Symposium to be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at the Chevron Auditorium in Houston, Texas, USA. The IACET Petroleum and Natural Gas Continuing Education and Training Standards (CE/T) Symposium is brought to you by the IACET Petroleum and Natural Gas Advisory Board.
The symposium is designed to promote high-quality continuing education and training standards for one of the most important and dangerous industries in the world. Those attending the symposium will:
The brief online forms for making nominations is below:
Deadline for nominations is September 20, 2019.
The Symposium is designed for leaders of all levels within the organization who need a vision, strategies, tactics and new ideas for how to improve quality CE/T within the organization.
Consider the need for higher education, training and competency standards in PNG:
Source: IACET Petroleum and Natural Gas Advisory Board
IACET PNG Symposium will help small, medium and large organizations align with high standards that will keep their organizations and people safe and productive. In addition, the symposium planners are working to ensure the day is interactive and engaging. There will be value to being onsite for this exciting event.
|8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||Registration and Continental Networking Breakfast|
|8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.||Welcome & Safety Brief from IACET Chairman & CEO||Peter Finn, IACET Chairman
Jim Barnes, Interim IACET CEO
|8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.||
Importance of Training in the Oil and Gas Industry
This session will explore the driving factors behind the need for quality CE/T standards in the PNG Industry. Session outcomes: Emphasize the importance of PNG training standards and identify the implications of low standards.
|Stacy Eng, Chevron's Chief Learning and Talent Officer.|
Getting to Kirkpatrick® Levels 3 and 4: Creating Believable Value
Training is still "on trial," charged with incurring expenses in excess of the value it provides to the organization. Training must reinvent itself and transcend the classroom. Attend this thought-provoking session to learn how to structure initiatives so they enhance on-the-job performance and impact the bottom line. Learn directly from the creators of the Kirkpatrick Model the newest way to implement the four levels. This program will focus on tactics at Levels 3 and 4, and you will discuss ideas that you can implement in your own organization.
After this session, you will be able to:
|Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick, Kirkpatrick Partners|
|9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.||Morning Break|
|10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.||Executive Round Table Discussion:Getting to Kirkpatrick® Levels 3 and 4: Creating Believable Value|
|10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||
Relation between Quality Training & Regulatory Standards
|Dr. Alton Payne, Chief, Standards Development, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.|
|11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||
The IACET 1 with PNG Endorsement - Value Proposition
This session will provide of the IACET 1 PNG Standard and its importance and impact it is having on the Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry.
|Bryan Wollam,PNG Chairman|
12:00 p.m. -12:45 p.m.
2019 PNG Awards Luncheon & Resolutions of Appreciations for Board Members
Presentation of the IACET PNG Exemplar Training Organization Award Presentation, Distinguished Service Award.
|12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.||
IACET 1-2018 PNG Standard Beta Testing and Pilot Process & Results
Panel discussion with the Pilot participants.
Chris Willoughby, Trinidad Drilling
|1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.||
The IACET Petroleum and Natural Gas Advisory Board Questions & Answers
The IACET PNG Board members will discuss unique requirements, the quality control accreditation processes and what applying companies should expect.
|Tye Lawson Beard, ASTM International Tony Lee, Mid-South Technologies Marie Martin, Chevron Bryan Wollam, Wollam Groups|
|2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.||Afternoon Break|
|2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.||
Future Fitting Organizations - Preparing for the 2030 Workforce
The pace of technological advancement in training and development is accelerating. By 2030, the changes in the education landscape will require re-skilling and up-skilling of employees to keep up with new demands forced by technology in the oil and gas industry. This interactive presentation covers emerging trends that will help shape the future of work.
By the end of this session you will be able to identify and explain:
Brittney Gibson, ASTM International
|3:15 p.m - 4:00 p.m.||
Maintaining Quality Standards - A view from the trenches
This session will provide an overview of one of the industry's newest standards, the IACET Petroleum, and Natural Gas Standard for Continuing Education and Training and feature results from providers who recently completed an accreditation pilot study revealing how high standards can help an organization's bottom line. Be prepared to receive a practical analysis and recommendations on how standards can be applied and the difference it makes.
|Mayra Maese, Senior Vice President, Education & Compliance - EWN Energy Worldnet|
|4:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks – How to get involved
Will provide an overview on IACET support to the PNG Industry and how oil and gas companies can get involved.