Networking Opportunities at PNEC 2018

Do not under estimate the power of Networking.

PNEC offers a variety of networking opportunities designed to help attendees maximize their experience with other industry professionals:

  • Networking Receptions on the exhibit floor
  • Networking Breakfasts
  • Award Ceremony Luncheon

Join your colleagues for a drink on the exhibit floor! Thanks to our sponsors there will be a bar available in the exhibit hall. Don't miss this perfect opportunity to network with industry colleagues and visit with exhibitors in a relaxed atmosphere.

Tuesday, May 22

7:30 AM – 8:25 AM Continental Breakfast in Salon E-H
9:45 AM – 10:10 AM Coffee Break in Salon E-H
11:45 AM – 1:10 PM Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
2:45 PM – 3:25 PM Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Networking Reception

Wednesday, May 23

7:30 AM–8:25 AM Continental Breakfast in Salon E-H
10:00 AM – 10:40 AM Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
12:15 PM – 1:40 PM Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM – 3:55 PM Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Networking Reception

Thursday, May 24

7:30 AM – 8:25 AM Continental Breakfast in Salon E-H
10:00 AM – 10:40 AM Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Awards Luncheon & Drawings in Exhibit Hall

New to PNEC for 2018


Inaugural Women's Networking Event.

Hosted by Cynthia Schwendeman.



PNEC is excited to announce the addition of its inaugural Women's Networking function at this year's event. As a registered attendee, please plan to join us for this unique networking opportunity focusing on empowering women in the data management industry. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early to Wednesday’s conference breakfast and hear a brief presentation by Kara Byrne, President of the Houston Chapter of the Women’s Energy Network on all of the wonderful initiatives her organization is driving, including their mentor matching program. Then, stay and network with your fellow women colleagues.



All PNEC registered attendees are invited.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018: 7:15 a.m.

Awards Ceremony Luncheon

Sit with industry leaders and peers for a luncheon recognizing those who contribute to advancement of the industry and those who have played an integral role in the discussions right here during PNEC 2018.

Philip C. Crouse Cornerstone Award

Thursday, May 24
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Exhibit Hall

Philip C. Crouse Cornerstone Award recognizes distinguished contributions in the application of technical data and
information principles, and outstanding achievements in, or contributions to the advancement of upstream petroleum
data and information management as a profession and a craft.

Star of Conference Award

This award recognizes an outstanding delegate based on their insightful input and direction in
the on-site conference discussions.