O&G Techweek 2018

Get ready for the Oil & Gas TechWeek 2018, the largest event on technology for the Oil and Gas industry to be held in Brazil. The second edition of the conference will take place from September 24th to 27th, alongside Rio Oil & Gas 2018, in Rio de Janeiro, and will showcase the latest technological innovation around the world.

The Oil & Gas TechWeek 2018 will unveil the megatrends that will pave the segment´s future, as well as discuss the greatest technologies and innovation that will reset our industry.

During the 4 days of the event, we will address the perspectives of the market new technologies.

• What are the opportunities and challenges?
• Which are the main trends?
• Which are the effects and expectations of its applications?

There will be discussions about hot topics for the industry, such as the Internet of Things, Big Data, Analytics, Nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Cyber Security, Drones and more.

Oil & Gas TechWekk 2018, to be held alongside Rio Oil & Gas, reedits the concept launched in 2016, when, in addition to having an exhibition area, the participants also indicates a specialist to give a presentation in the central arena.




EXPO: 12pm – 8pm

CONFERENCE: 9am – 6:30pm












Tech Case

Innovation and Technology are the fuel that feeds the energy industry: get to know cases of success.

Start_up Pitch

Oil and gas companies showcasing their technology challenges and needs.

Trend Talks

How will technological trends will influence the way we live and work.


More than 20 speeches and case studies, and national and international speakers. Get to know the main topics.

The Event´s History

The Oil and Gas market breaks innovation barriers every year in Brazil and in the world. In this challenging and stimulating scenario, IBP launches a pioneering event in Brazil, focused on future technologies for the oil and gas industry: the O&G TechWeek. The second edition of the event will be held alongside Rio Oil & Gas, the largest event of the industry in Latin America.
Inspired by the success of the 2016 Rio Oil & Gas Technology Arena and by other world’s leading technology events, the O&G TechWeek creates the ideal environment to disclosure the industry’s revolutionary technologies in the world and the megatrends that will shape the future. Come and discuss also public policies, share ideas, enhance your professional network, connecting with tomorrow.
Check out some highlights of the 2017 edition.

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Check out the speakers that were present at the 2017 O&G TechWeek

Guilherme Silva

Guilherme Silva

Sales Director for Latin America


Baker Hughes

Guilherme Silva is a mechanical engineer graduated from UNIFEI (Universidade Federal de Itajubá) with MBA from COPPEAD in Business Administration and a certificate from Georgia Tech College in Business Strategies. With 18 years of experience in the market of condition monitoring of assets and industrial maintenance, he is the Sales Director for the Bently Nevada product line in Latin America. Bently Nevada is an area from Baker Hughes, a GE company, focused on asset management and digital solutions for equipment's condition management.

André Gomyde

André Gomyde


Science and Technology Council

André Gomyde is a specialist in economic development and innovation, focusing on project management and complex teams. He holds a bachelor's degree in business management from IBMEC and a master's degree in business administration from the FCU in the United States. He was an executive of large multinational companies and has wide experience in the public and private sectors. He presided over the Vitória Development Company and is currently Director of New Ventures of Agência de Desenvolvimento do Distrito Federal- Terracap.
President of the Brazilian Network of Intelligent and Human Cities of the National Front of Mayors, he is an international speaker and published his first book, "Passando o Bastão – Sucesso Familiar nas Pequenas e Médias Empresas", in 2010. Participates in public sector councils and in the private sector, especially the National Science and Technology Council of the Presidency of the Republic, of which it is a full member. He is a member of the jury of the World e-Government Awards 2017, in South Korea, being the only Latin American in the jury.

Serge Brun

Serge Brun

Geomarket Lead Central and South America



KBC (A Yokogawa Group Company) Advanced Technologies South and Central America Account Leader. Specialist in O&G with long experience in international business throughout Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Franck Turkovics

Franck Turkovics

Responsible for the Powertrain Innovation


PSA Group

• In Brazil: currently responsible for the powertrain innovation group and expert in biofuels
• In Brazil in 2006; General manager of the powertrain and its adaptations in the vehicle for Brazil and Argentina.
• In Germany in 2002; Responsible and technical leader for the PSA in the project of cooperation with BMW for the development of a new gasoline engine family
• In France from 1991; Responsible for the development of the first diesel engine direct injection of the PSA group (DW family) and other activities in the field of motor research and development.

• Graduation at the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP) specialization in engines and fuels

Peter Kronston

Peter Kronston



Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies

He is the leader of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies in Latin America and founder of the Future Lounge™. He holds an International MBA and is a member of the board of the Consulate General of Denmark and Innovation Center in São Paulo. Due to his professional experiences in Europe, the United States, South America and Australia, Peter has extensive experience in transition management, organizational culture, consumer behavior, business development and future applied studies. In addition to being a skillful facilitator, he develops engaging, transformative and inspiring lectures and workshops - for all levels, and for large and small groups. He handles with a wide variety of topics within the framework of future studies, including organizational culture and innovation, as well as paradigms about the future in a range of specific sectors and industries. Born in Denmark, Peter has been living in Latin America since 2007. After spending several years in Buenos Aires in Argentina, he now lives and works in Brazil.


Do you want to showcase your brand and innovations in the industry´s most technological debate? Get to know the sponsorship opportunities and join the companies that have already confirmed their presence.

All the sponsors will also have an exhibition area at O&G TechWeek.



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