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Kayo Women's Virtual Energy Summit 2020

Join over 230 leading professionals in oil and gas investment and finance, including representatives from the majors, independents, private equity, lenders, institutional investors, and advisors for robust discussion on the changing industry.

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· Stage
Welcome and Question of the Day from Lindsay Burton, Founder and President of Kayo Conference Series.
· Sessions
Open Networking
This room is open for general networking - join other event attendees and make connections.
· Sessions
Keynote: Carolyn Hansard, Texas Teachers Retirement System
Carolyn Hansard is the Senior Director for the Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure portfolio at the Texas Teachers Retirement System.
· Sessions
Institutional Investors in Real Assets: Is There a Place for Energy?
As institutional investors evaluate real assets investments, how does energy exposure stack up alongside renewables, infrastructure and real estate?
· Sessions
Private Equity Outlook
What’s the sentiment among private equity investors? Where are equity investors willing to risk capital today?
· Sessions
LP / GP Sessions
Join fellow LPs and GPs for small-group face-to-face virtual roundtable discussions. Let’s learn from one another.
· Sessions
Open Networking
· Stage
September 9th - Leadership Through Crisis Day
· Sessions
The Boardroom Becomes the War Room
As Corporate Boards navigated the past six months, hear how decisions were made and what lessons were learned for the next generation of board leaders.
· Networking
Virtual 1:1 Speed Networking
Speed networking presented in sponsorship with Vinson & Elkins.
· Sessions
Will ESG Still Be?
How are companies making innovative operational approaches that deliver environmental, social and financial returns?
· Sessions
Breakout Session B: In Life, In Energy: Doing More with Less
This group of upstream leaders will share how their teams are moving forward, doing more with less, and finding a way forward despite all the obstacles.
· Sessions
Breakout Session A: North American Midstream Outlook
As distress mounts in the E&P sector, this panel will take a look at the impact on the midstream companies.
· Sessions
Keynote: Bobby Tudor, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
Leading the Energy Transition
· Sessions
Virtual Question of the Day
Welcome and Question of the Day from Lindsay Burton, founder and president of Kayo Conference Series
· Sessions
Where Do We Go From Here?
The energy industry is transitioning towards renewables, but hydrocarbons are not going away any time soon. Where do we go from here?
· Networking
Virtual 1:1 Speed Networking
Speed networking in sponsorship with TechnipFMC and AlixPartners.
· Sessions
Breakout Session B: Corporate Venture Capital and Innovation: Investing to Drive Efficiency
What are the industry’s latest trends in the funding and adoption of new technologies to streamline processes and ignite efficiency?
· Sessions
Breakout Session A: The Challenge of Lending to Energy Today
How are lenders working with borrowers? Are there still opportunities for borrowers seeking capital? What’s top of mind for lenders at this moment in time?
· Sessions
Breakout Session C: Building a Coalition Between Fossil Fuels and Alternative Energy
Explore how we can become part of a dialog creating a unifying “we” voice versus an “us vs. them” mentality.
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Breakout Session D: M&A Outlook: It's a Buyers Market
Consolidation is inevitable as the industry shakeout in energy evolves.
· Sessions
Virtual Lunch
Small group networking over lunch.

The event is over

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Bracewell LLP

We Know Energy®

Baker Botts

Baker Botts is a full-service, leading global law firm, recognized for our understanding of the industries we serve.

The Black Swan Group

Never Split the Difference

Vinson & Elkins

Because ultimately, your success is our success.


We Bring Energy to Business


DESEDA silk scarves


Assurance, Tax, Advisory

Alvarez & Marsal

Leadership, Action, Results


We are TechnipFMC, the future of the energy industry.

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with leading transactional, litigation and regulatory practices.

Texas Capital Bank

Welcome to Texas Capitalism.

Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis is a 2,700-attorney law firm representing global clients.

Sudduth Search

Sudduth Search focuses on hiring Transformational Talent; leaders who can shift the needle and drive growth for business


AlixPartners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges.

Tudor Pickering & Holt, & Co.

An integrated investment and merchant bank providing high quality advice and services to the energy industry.

Shearman & Sterling

Shearman & Sterling has been advising the world's leading corporations and financial institutions, governments and governmental organizations for 140 years.

Women's Energy Network Houston (WENH)

Empowering Women in Energy


Dedicated to the Development of Women

Adya Partners

Independent Energy Advisory and Consulting.


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