美國華人石油協會將於21日舉行業界專家聚集之生涯研討會議 報名日期19日截止 講座主講人增加兩名
美國華人石油協會(CAPA)與休士頓BP亞裔聯絡網(BP Asian Network in Houston,簡稱BPANH)將於21日再度舉行很受歡迎的年度活動：2010生涯發展研討會(2010 Career Development Panal Discussion)。研討活動中將邀請數位業界專家，就今年主題：「在具挑戰性經濟環境中經營你的職業生涯」與大家進行討論。
生涯發展研討會將於21日上午9時進行至11時半(8時半至9時辦理登記，並提供免費早餐)；地點在BP總部大樓Westlake 1之WL 1 咖啡廳(501 Westlake Park Blvd., Houston, TX77079)。
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Appendix: Biography of Panelists
Panelist 1: SK Chang, PhD, CAPA EC Member, Former VP of Schlumberger Technologies (Beijing)
Dr. Chang received his BS in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, and his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley. He joined Schlumberger in 1979, and for 15 years conducted research in borehole acoustic and electromagnetic logging at Schlumberger-Doll Research in Ridgefield, Connecticut. He became Director of Geoacoustic Research in 1990. He moved to Sugar Land, Texas, in 1994 and managed the Logging While Drilling (LWD) product line. In 1997, he became Manager of Groups in directional drilling software and logging interpretation. He moved to Beijing in 2000 as Vice President and General Manager to build the Schlumberger Beijing Geoscience Center. In 2005, he moved to Japan as the Oil Field Services Global Acoustic Métier Manager. He moved back to Houston in July 2007 as the Advisor for Merger and Acquisitions. Steve owns 19 US patents and has authored over 80 journal and conference papers in acoustics and electromagnetics. Steve was the 2007 SEG Regional Lecturer for South and East Asia. During 1989-1994, he also served at the Northern Westchester Chinese School (New York State) as Vice Principal, Principal, Chairman of the Board and Board Director. He conducted a three-week lecture tour in China at Jianghan Oil Field, Xian and Beijing in 1988.
Panelist 2: John C. Nguyen, PhD, PCC, Sr. Service Manager, Shell Upstream Global Solutions
Dr. John C. Nguyen has over 19 years of experience in the energy sector. During his ten years with Shell, John worked as an electrical, reliability, process safety management, and control systems engineer. In his previous role, John was the Regional Head of Technical Training for the Americas, and he was able to transform an ailing business to a profit center. Presently, John is the Service Manager for Upstream America with Shell Global Solutions Upstream in the Projects and Technology business group. In this role John oversee a $33-million portfolio that includes Deepwater Exploration, Onshore Gas, LNG, Wind Energy, and Midstream Gas businesses. His stakeholders are Shell cost sharers, JVs and NOVs in the Americas region.
In his latest accomplishment, John was selected from a nationwide search to be featured in Discover Your Inner Strength. The book features best-selling authors Stephen R. Covey (Seven Habits of Highly Effective People), Brian Tracy (Million Dollar Habits), and Ken Blanchard (One Minute Manager). John Nguyen, Blanchard, Covey and Tracy, are joined by other well known authors and speakers, each offering time-tested strategies for success in frank and intimate interviews.
John is a speaker on the topics of Leadership Development and Emotional Intelligence. His credo is “If you can SEE it, you can HAVE it.” In 2009 John received his credential as a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation. John’s inner strength and joy in life comes from his blessed relationship with his wife Kirsten, son Hunter and daughter Kirby.
Panelist 3: Joe Hwang, President of Excellong Inc., Former VP of Conoco SE Asia
Joe Hwang has been in the oil industry for more than 30 years in several different continents. He joined Conoco (later became ConocoPhillips) Houston in 1979 as a geophysicist. He has worked in Ecuador, Colombia, US Gulf Coast, Gulf of Mexico, UK and Norway North Sea, Russia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia and China as Operation Supervisor, Geophysical Director, Exploration Manager, Branch Manager, Country Manager and Regional Manager. He was responsible for several major oil discoveries and rapid growth of Conoco’s Asia Pacific division. He retired from ConocoPhillips in 2007, and in 2008 co-founded Excellong Inc, an independent exploration and production company.
Mr. Hwang holds a BS degree from Taiwan National Central University and a MS degree from Texas A&M University. He attended Executive MBA program at Stanford, and General Manager program at Wharton Business School. He is a member of SEG, AAPG, AIPN, US-China Business Council, and American Chamber of Commerce. He was an instructor at Conoco’s emerging leaders program, and is teaching career enhancement class at the Fort Bend Community Church.
Panelist 4: Charlene Chuang, BP Gulf of Mexico SPU Technology Manager
Charlene Chuang is responsible for creating an integrated GoM SPU technology strategy and a multi-disciplinary technology roadmap to underpin BP’s GoM long-term plan.
She has over 29 years of experiences with BP in E&P, Group Technology and Alternative Energy. Prior to her current role, she was the Vice President - Partner Relations for BP’s Iraq SPU based in Beijing. Prior to that, Charlene was the Commercial Director for the China Research, Technology and Coal Business Unit working on clean coal technology and coal business development. Charlene began her career with BP in San Francisco and worked on various Gulf of Mexico and Alaska fields/projects as project manager, asset manager, exploration engineering manager, subsurface manager and reservoir engineer. Charlene holds her BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from MIT.
Charlene is passionate about the diversity and inclusion agenda. She was a member of the BP GoM SPU D&I steering team for many years. She successfully networked within BP to facilitate BP’s first sponsorship in the “Diversity Summit” event sponsored by the Association of Chinese American Professionals (ACAP) in 2006. She also championed BP’s participation in the Kinkaid-HISD Engineering/Math/Science Institute program. Between 2001 and 2007, she placed a total of fifty HISD high school minority students on BP Westlake campus as summer interns through this program.
Panelist 5: Shahid Javed, Chief Procurement Officer, BP, North America Gas
Shahid Javed joined BP Global PSCM in June 2007, and moved to NAG as Chief Procurement Officer in January, 2008. Mr. Javed is responsible for managing over $2 billion dollars in 3rd party spend, pursuing rigorous category management including creation of robust sector strategies, leading negotiations with strategic suppliers, and proactively addressing business demand and market conditions to deliver significant bottom line savings. Mr. Javed is also a member of the Global PSCM Leadership Team.
Prior to joining BP, Shahid Javed served as the Vice President - Procurement of Equity Office Properties. In this role, Mr. Javed was responsible for the creation and execution of the company’s procurement strategy, including developing and implementing policies and procedures, managing and developing national vendor contracts, and building a world-class procurement model to better leverage Equity Office’s size and scope in procuring goods and services at competitive costs. Mr. Javed also served as director of industry relations at Transora, the leading provider of business-to-business eCommerce solutions for consumer packaged goods (“CPG”) companies. In this position, he developed strategies to use technological platforms to reduce costs in the supply chain and gain operating efficiency. Mr. Javed also organized Transora’s Collaborative Procurement (Consortium) Offering, in which CPG companies participated to lower the cost for procurement of products and services. Before that, Mr. Javed was director, procurement/outsourcing at Fort James Corporation, a paper and consumer products company, where he focused on supply chain cost reduction, examined the company’s core competencies and analyzed supplier markets to increase Fort James’ competitive advantage.
Mr. Javed received a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree of science in manufacturing systems engineering from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford School of Engineering, respectively. He also received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
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