SPE Celebrates the Differences of Women in Energy

The SPE London Section announces the 7th Annual Women in Energy event, to be held this year at the London South Bank University, May 9.

Entitled "Celebrate the differences – the unique qualities women bring to the workplace", this seminar presents an opportunity for networking amongst female workers across all energy related sectors, allowing them to benefit from sharing experiences and insights on gender-related career themes. The seminar is complemented by interactive skill workshops.  Keynote speakers this year are

  • Iman Hill, General Manager, Technical and Operational Services Directorate, Sasol;
  • Oonagh Werngren, Operations Director, Oil & Gas UK; and Sarah Cook, Project Director, Fluor Ltd. 

Panelists for a discussion on the unique management qualities of women will be Hamish Wilson, Technical Director, SLR Consulting; Jill Lewis - CEO and MD, Troika International; Jim Ayton, Technical Services Director, OPC Ltd; and Deirdre O'Donnell, MD/Owner, Working Smart Ltd.

The Women in Energy Seminar is particularly noted for its range of interactive workshops, which this year are on the following topics:  

  • WILD Women in Leadership Development - why purr when you can ROAR?
    • Presented by Tiffany Macedo-Dine of The WILD Consultancy
  • Goal Mapping - work out what really matters to you and how to get there
    • Presented by Stephanie Saphin of Wight BlueSky Arts
  • Career Planning and Development
    • Presented by Anita Edmunds of Penna
  • Communication and Assertiveness - How to be Heard
    • Presented by Helen Toogood of Hot Chilli Consulting
  • On the Move – working and living in a Globalized World
    • Presented by Claire Snowdon of Expat knowhow

The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration and coffee, and ends at 5:30 p.m. with networking drinks.

Tickets cost £40 for Members and £50 for non-members. There is a 10 percent discount for parties of 6 or more. Book online at www.katemcmillan.co.uk, or contact Kate direct for more details: katespe@aol.com or 07736 070066.


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