SHALE INSIGHT™ 2015 — the nation’s leading forum for public-private dialogue on issues surrounding responsible shale development — provides attendees with a unique opportunity to engage and participate in key policy discussions, innovative technologies, and have access to prominent industry executives and other thought leaders.
Here are seven of the many reasons to attend SHALE INSIGHT™ 2015:
Greater Philadelphia – and its talented workforce, coastal access, and infrastructure – is well-positioned to continue to realize enormous energy-related benefits, particularly across the region’s manufacturing sector. In keeping with tradition, SHALE INSIGHT™ promises to highlight these economic, manufacturing, environmental, and national-security benefits associated with shale with a particular focus on Philadelphia.
- TOP-TIER SPEAKERS LINEUP
Over the past five years, SHALE INSIGHT™ has featured a world-class speaker roster of nearly 100 industry experts, political leaders as well as technical and public affairs panelists sharing their expertise. True to form, this year’s conference lineup puts attendees on the front-lines of these impactful industry dialogues.
- TIMELY SESSION TOPICS
The conference’s content is primarily driven through the work and collaboration of the industry’s largest shale developers and supply chain companies. The educational breakout sessions and best practice discussions provide critical information for attendees on a broad range of topics from strategic developments in end use, to manufacturing, as well as pipeline infrastructure and market forecasts. For a complete list of breakout sessions, click here.
- ENGAGING KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Attendees at the 2015 conference will hear firsthand from featured presenters, including: Rudy Giuliani, Bracewell & Giuliani partner and former New York City mayor; Robert Bryce, journalist, author and Manhattan Institute senior fellow; Captain James McCormick, U.S. Army (Ret.), state program director for Vets4Energy; and Randy Nickerson, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. For complete program and speaker details, click here.
- TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE AND NATURAL GAS USE DISPLAY
Learn about new, innovative and emerging technologies being developed and leveraged across the industry. The MSC’s Research Collaborative will host the annual Technology Showcase, which provides suppliers with a forum to demonstrate and directly market their emerging technologies. The Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center will, as in year’s past, sponsor the event. For more information on the Technology Showcase, click here.
Additionally, the conference will feature the Natural Gas Use Display sponsored by America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) and Waste Management. This year’s theme for the Natural Gas Use Display is How Natural Gas Touches Our Everyday Lives and will showcase compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, educational posters and product displays. For more information on the Natural Gas Use Display, click here.
- UNMATCHED NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
With eight dedicated networking times, SHALE INSIGHT™ attendees can connect with industry peers and are provided access to a broad range of subject matter experts. In 2014, exploration and production, midstream, downstream and key service companies represented 63% of conference participants. For the full schedule, click here.
- DYNAMIC EXHIBIT HALL
The exhibit hall is one of the conference’s most valued attractions and has historically featured more than 150 company exhibitor booths. In the exhibit hall, attendees have hands-on access to the industry’s latest innovations, products and services. To view the growing list of exhibitors, click here.