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ACE 2019 Networking Opportunities

Need funding? Want to commercialize your product? Are you ready to GROW? Join the U-Pitch Pavilion where you can pitch to potential investors and partners. You’ll have a 30-minute block for your 15-minute presentation and questions and answers. In addition to a 30-minute "live" pitch, your pitch deck will be available continuously via the URTeC and at the e-Kiosk in the U-Pitch Pavilion for all three days.

U-Pitch is perfect for your:

  • Technology start-up
  • Technology commercialization
  • Property or project that implements new technology for new reserves or increased production
  • Research consortium with new technology and techniques

What kinds of technologies attract investment?

  • Smart technologies (new productivity apps, etc.)
  • New imaging and interpretation software
  • Safety and monitoring (smart operations)
  • Data repositories
  • Analytics Platforms
  • Oil field chemicals
  • Sensors
  • Infrastructure (communications, pipeline technology, gas processing technologies)
  • New materials used in drilling, etc.
  • Drone technologies
  • Robotics
  • Shale Oil EOR
  • New services
  • Your only limit is the limit of your imagination!

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AAPG U-Pitch Schedule

May 19-22 San Antonio (Exhibit Hall Floor)


All Presenters meet-and-greet in the U-Pitch Pavilion during the IceBreaker

Two full rounds of presentations are planned. (all presenters will deliver their 1-minute pitch at least twice).


9:30 a.m. Ted Kernan WellLogData
10:00 a.m. Matt Czerniak RhoVe T temp-based pore pressure method
10:30 a.m. Don Herman Cordax
11:00 a.m. Ray Donelick BiMBy - Big Mass Battery
11:30 a.m. Sergio Tuberquia equipcast inc.
12:00 p.m. Parminder Kaur Agile Data Decisions
12:30 p.m. Hector Klie DeepCast, LLC
1:00 p.m. Harold Nikipelo Lifeview Petroleum Inc. Enhanced Huff n Puff for shales and tight formations
1:30 p.m. Martin Perlmutter SDAS: The Scalable Data Access System (Balex)
2:00 p.m. Vitaly Meyer PetroCubic: job sourcing and pay-as-you-use software licenses
2:30 p.m. Steve Adcock Technology Rising: Disruptive technologies in smart alloys and drone geophysical acquisition
3:00 p.m. Miguel Bosch Advanced seismic inversion methods
3:30 p.m. Konstandnos Zamfes DMHE - Direct Methods of Hydrocarbon Exploration from Drilling Cuttings to Petrophysics and Frack Design and Interpretation.
4:00 p.m. Sashi Gunturu Petrabytes: cloud-based analytics (AI, ML) and tools
4:30 p.m. Alec Walker DelfinSia: Virtual advisor assembles structured databases from unstructured data.
5:15 p.m.
Alan Gilmer Drilling Info Disruptive Technologies
5:15 p.m.-
6:00 p.m.
Investor and commercialization partner presentations and Exhibit Hall Networking Reception: Meet and greet / contact and info sharing


9:30 a.m. Kristoffer Rimaila Discontinuity Imaging using Machine Learning
10:00 a.m. David Hodgetts VRGS - Virtual Reality Geological Studio
10:30 a.m. Robert Chelak Biodentify
11:00 a.m. Jim Seweryn Geological Wellsite and Remote Geo Steering Services
11:30 a.m. Bruce Black Black Exploration LLC
12:00 p.m. Carlos Moreno Lumina Geophysical
12:30 p.m. Jacob Jin Unconventional Shale EOR Technology
1:00 p.m. Sunil Garg DataVediK Machine Learning Solutions
1:30 p.m. Rick Schrynemeeckers Detection of Nascent Pipeline Leaks
2:00 p.m. Claudia Ruiz-Graham 3DGAIA - Immersive Learning and Remote Collaboration in Virtual Reality
2:30 p.m. Sarah Tamilarasan SOTAOG -- IIoT Platform / predictive analytics
3:00 p.m. Martin Blouin Geolearn
3:30 p.m. Laura Dafov Earth AI: Greenfield Mineralization locator
4:00 p.m. Geoffrey Thyne Esal: Wettability alteration
4:30 p.m. Ana Krueger Bluware Interactive Deep Learning Toolkit
5:00 p.m.-
5:15 p.m.
Alan Gilmer Drilling Info Disruptive Technologies
5:15 p.m.-
6:00 p.m.
Investor and commercialization partner presentations and Exhibit Hall Networking Reception


9:30 a.m. Speed meetings with investors and commercialization partners
11:30 a.m. Path Ahead Wrap-Up

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