Who Attends the Industrial VR/AR Forum?

The 2nd Annual Industrial VR/AR Forum brings together a very unique and highly targeted coalition of energy enterprise XR, connected workforce, training, learning & development, R&D, HS&E, data, spatial computing and technology professionals, as well as industry thought leaders, workplace wearable / exoskeleton innovators and digital innovation pioneers, to explore and advance the concepts that will revolutionize tomorrow’s energy / engineering immersive tech workplace.

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Network with colleagues and industry thought leaders from a breadth of functional disciplines including:

  • Heads of Business Units,  IT Strategy & Operations

  • Heads of Connected Workplace, Project & Business Services

  • Machine Learning, AI, RPA & Deep Learning Professionals

  • Data Science, Spatial Computing, Analytics Leaders

  • HS&E, Industrial Health Executives


  • Senior Business, VR/AR/XR, R&D Strategists

  • Senior Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Technical Management

  • Senior Digital Innovation & Emerging Technology Leaders

  • Senior Learning, Development & Training Executives

  • Virtual Design, Engineering & Construction Leaders

Interested in seeing who’s attended in the past? View the short list to see a snapshot of who attended in 2019.

Energy, engineering and industrial companies who attend:

Join them, and stay ahead in immersive tech solutions…

Apart from Joining the Leaders Showcased Above
Why Should You Be There?

Let’s Break It Down…

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I’m taking so many notes, I’m running out of ink.
— Max Eklund, Construction Visualization Manager, Fluor Corp.
Thank you for the incredible event! I truly enjoyed being part of it and meeting all those amazing people!
— Sergey Doronichev, Immersive Technology Manager, Schlumberger
Great use case scenarios.
— David Williams, Pacific Drilling

Schedule of Events

Monday, February 24 (Workshop)

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Woodway I Foyer

Speaker Resource Center


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Plaza 1

Exhibitor / Early Edge Move-In

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Woodway II & III

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Speaker Resource Center Open

Tuesday, February 25 (Forum & Expo)

6:30 am - 7:30 pm

Registration Open

Woodway I Foyer

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Networking, Breakfast & Expo Opens

Woodway II & III

7:30 am - 6:45 pm

Expo, Demos & Early Edge are Open

Woodway ll & lll

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

General Sessions

Woodway I

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break

Woodway ll & lll

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch

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3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Networking Break  

Woodway ll & lll

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Networking Happy Hour

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Wednesday, February 26 (Forum & Expo)

6:30 am - 4:00 pm

Registration Open

Woodway l Foyer

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Networking, Breakfast & Expo Opens

Woodway ll & lll

7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Expo, Demos & Early Edge are Open

Woodway ll & lll

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

General Sessions

Woodway I

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break

Woodway ll & lll

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch

Woodway ll & lll


2020 Advisory Board


The Industrial VR/AR Forum is a ground-breaking resource with events, news and insight that focuses specifically on the rapidly emerging immersive and wearable technology being utilized and developed for industrial, energy and engineering markets.

The challenges and solutions that we cover for our audience are directly sourced from the community and reviewed by these industry leaders on our Advisory Board.

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Walter davis

Head of Talent and Learning Technology Leader

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Paul daley

e-Learning Specialist


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ray deatherage

Senior Program Manager, Energy Delivery

Gas Technology Institute

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Sergey Doronichev

Immersive Technology Manager


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Max Eklund

Construction Visualization Manager


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Simon evans

Director, Digital Engineering



Mukesh kapila

Strategic Business Manager, Baroid


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Mac McKee

Director, The Data Refinery


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Chad Modad

CTO / XR Lead, NA Resources

Houston Innovation Hub / Accenture

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Ed Moore

Senior Technology Strategist, Technical Computing IIoT Technology Area Manager, AR/VR/MR

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Amy Peck

Founder / Sr. Director, Enterprise Content

EndeavorVR / HTC Vive

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Satyam Priyadarshy

Chief Data Scientist


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Josh Ruben

CEO / Director


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Micah tinklepaugh

Augmented Reality Engineer

EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute)


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2019 Agenda

We Are Looking for Actual Implementations, Real-World Industry-Specific Use Cases, Best Practices and ROI Lessons from the Energy & Engineering Immersive Tech Community

With input from over 4,000 leaders from across the industrial, energy/engineering and VR/AR/XR world, we are seeking industry experts and solutions leaders to share case studies from those immersive projects already succeeding on the front line, our community wants to hear about the latest advances and innovations in immersive tech/wearables and get insight on the real opportunities and ROI that are arising as the industrial mixed reality market shifts from R&D into operations.

Submit your topic today! The deadline to submit is September 23, 2019. Sample topics of interest are included below.

2020 Forum Topics of Interest:

  • The future of industrial 3D technology: sensing, processing, visualization

  • How immersive tech is changing the landscape in energy & engineering

  • XR and the future of energy field services: remote inspection, analysis and maintenance

  • Communication and data strategies for remote field operations with AR Data

  • VR / AR training and education sessions: enhancing users’ experience, increasing safety and lowering costs 

  • The future of 3D technology: sensing, processing, visualization  

  • Successful strategies: creating a roadmap for building, scaling and integrating your immersive tech program in your industrial operations

  • Value proposition of AR / VR towards immersive reality, a need for oil and gas industry: understanding the readiness and real value of industrial enterprise XR solutions

  • Immersive technology adoption: getting beyond the pilot to organization-wide impact

  • Connecting data, machines and people: hands-free safety and productivity in energy operations

  • Embedding XR in the energy & engineering enterprise: the importance of quality use cases, field trials, and pilot projects

  • VR / AR training & education for the enterprise

  • Successful strategies for building and scaling your program for AR / VR / immersive tech in your industrial operations

  • Utilizing immersive tech for data analysis, visualization and creating faster actionable results

  • Gaining buy-in and internal support for industrial immersive tech adoption

  • How digital twin and innovative data visualization tools are helping large-scale energy & engineering companies use XR to transform design, engineering & construction capabilities

  • Virtual lessons being used to support leadership / management, safety and behavioral learning

  • The larger implications of AR and VR’s emergence in energy

  • Predictive safety sensing: the use of vests, goggles, two-way communication in energy

  • Making it happen: best practices for industrial AR / MR deployment and overcoming adoption challenges

  • Exoskeleton and augmentation in the industrial environment: real-world outcomes

  • Worker-amplified intelligence: augmented reality overlays increasing worker accuracy, efficiency, and safety

  • Mixed reality: more intuitive, immersive, and empowering solutions in the industrial sector

  • Insights on how hardware, content, platforms and business models will play out as the AR / VR market matures

  • Dive into who is looking to use VR as an employee engagement tool

  • Investor perspective: where are the gaps restricting market growth and where the biggest opportunities?

Our Industrial-Specific Community of End Users Include:

Oil & Gas Upstream / E&P: Onshore and Offshore • Oil & Gas Pipelines / Terminals / Storage • Power Generation • Power Transmission & Distribution • Wind / Solar / Renewable Power • Chemical / Petrochemical• Refining • Industrial Infrastructure • Energy Construction Projects • Energy Engineering & Design • Environmental / Spill Emergency Response • Mining • Ports • Maritime

Submit your speaker and session ideas for this exclusive energy & engineering immersive tech event today!

**Submissions are due by September 23, 2019.**

Any questions? Feel free to contact Sean Guerre, Executive Director, at seang@stonefortgroup.com or 713-443-0020.