Accenture Presentation: Energy Company of the Future

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Monday, October 23, 2017
SCC, Riverview Room

Abstract: Energy Company of the Future

The 'Digital Age’ has arrived for all. Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics are significantly changing work leading to the elimination of some jobs and the creation of new ones. Digital not only opens up entirely new opportunities for energy companies, but also transforms how they execute and compete. To succeed in this new world, the energy industry will need to be both agile and adaptable, connected and collaborative. This discussion will focus on how to leverage digital technologies and explore the risks and potential value we face as we look to implement these new technologies.

Speaker Bio: Lauren Rooney, Accenture Strategy

Lauren Rooney

Lauren is a Manager in Accenture’s Strategy Practice where, she works closely with her clients to analyze challenging business problems and develop solutions that can help add value to their organizations. Her work is primarily focused on strategy development, operating model design, organizational effectiveness, and project management. Lauren works with clients across a number of sectors, including energy, manufacturing, insurance, telecommunication, government, and not-for-profit. In addition to her client work, she Co-Leads Accenture’s Calgary Energy Hub, helping the office grow their skills and understanding of the energy industry; and Co-Leads the Accenture Calgary Women’s Group, managing the programming and development of women’s initiatives for the office.

Lauren is passionate about energy and sustainability. She is an Advisory Board Member and former president (2010-2012) of Fuse Collective (formally the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy Students’ Association). She is also on the Board of Directors for the World Petroleum Council (WPC) – Future Leaders. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business. In 2016 Lauren was the recipient of the Young Women in Energy Award.