ICE Networking Luncheon - Melbourne

Don’t miss your chance to come and network with colleagues as well as get the first look at exciting new technologies and services offered by the industry’s global exhibitors. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages while celebrating the opening of the 2017 International Conference and Exhibition in London.

Attendees are invited to break from technical sessions to enjoy downtime and complimentary refreshments as well as an opportunity to learn from the exhibitors about new trends and product offerings. Coffee and tea breaks will be served in the Exhibition Hall each morning, as well as Monday and Tuesday afternoon.

Discuss new knowledge from the day’s technical program with industry delegates or pay a social visit to an exhibitor for a giveaway item or sales meeting. This occasion offers a festive atmosphere to share in light snacks and local beverages while wrapping up your day and gathering industry colleagues or friends for a night out in London.

Join successful Women in Geosciences for an open discussion on leadership traits for dynamic careers in the petroleum industry. An understanding of current academic research and new technology within a business framework can help geoscientists more effectively communicate their ideas and lead multidisciplinary teams. Technically adept and business savvy leadership is critical for today’s geoscientist as technology is applied to new play concepts, development of existing fields, and re-development of mature reservoirs. After the panel discussion, stay for the reception to network with geoscience researchers, petroleum technology experts, and industry leaders to enrich your portfolio of connections.

The forum will be moderated by Denise M. Cox, AAPG President-elect and President, Storm Energy, Ltd.


  • Pinar O Yilmaz, Advisor Exploration Business, ExxonMobil.
  • Gretchen M Gillis, Geological Consultant, Aramco Services Company.
  • Herlinde Mannaerts, Director of Geophysics, BP Exploration UK.
  • Katya Casey, Managing Director - Geoscience, Actus Veritas Geoscience, LLC.
  • Stephanie N Nwoko, Senior GeoModeler, Premier Oilfield Laboratories.

Planning Committee (AAPG PROWESS): Stephanie Nwoko, Senior GeoModeler, Premier Oilfield Laboratories and Clara Abu, Senior Geoscientist, WesternGeco, Schlumberger

Planning Committee (SEG WNC): Maitri Erwin, Manager – Global Exploration New ventures, Nexen Petroleum and Laurie Whitesell, SEG.

Includes: Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Limit: 150 People

This must-attend, complimentary lunch is generously offered by the international exhibitors who serve the geosciences community. ICE is well known in the industry for bringing together service providers who deliver innovative products and technologies that support oil and gas company executives. Don’t miss this last opportunity to have lunch with the exhibitors and find out what you could learn that might change how your company responds to industry challenges in the coming years.