18 February 2021
Los Angeles, CA


Beyond Limits joins CERAWeek Virtual 2021, The New Map: Energy Climate, and Charting the Future, on March 1-5.
For nearly forty years, CERAWeek has been providing an integrated framework for understanding what’s ahead for global energy markets, geopolitics, and technology. Participants include senior executives, government officials, thought leaders, academics, technology innovators and financial leaders.​ 
Beyond Limits CEO, AJ Abdallat joins the panel, The Future of AI in the Oil & Gas Industry with Morag Watson, VP & Chief Digital Innovation Officer at bp, and Bill Scudder, SVP AIoT General Manager at AspenTechnology. The panel will be moderated by Camilo Rodriguez, Analytics & Data Science Lead at HIS Markit.
Panelists will discuss the oil and gas industry’s next steps for using AI to transform big data into strategic outcomes and how operations, market analysis, and business support teams within upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors can benefit from such advanced digital transformation. AJ recently spoke at Web Summit and the SPE EnGenious conference as well.
Beyond Limits CTO of Industrial AI, Shahram Farhadi will also be joining Marc Spieler, NVIDIA Global Energy Director for the Lyceum talk, High-performance AI in Energy: Today’s Impact & Tomorrow’s Outlook.
Shahram and Marc will explore why the current pace of AI innovation is accelerating in the energy sector and how this has jump-started a need for high-performance AI. During the talk, viewers will learn why high-performance computing resources are critical for new AI paradigms – including AI using GPUs, discussing how it all works using real-world examples. The talk will close with a dialogue about potential impacts on the industry, including decarbonization and company commitments to becoming net-zero by 2050.
You can read more about how Beyond Limits is expanding industrial AI in energy with Nvidia here.
Beyond Limits CPO, Yonatan Hagos will also join fellow thought-leaders at the CERAWeek Agora for his talk, Revolutionizing Human Decision with AI and Digitization. Yonatan will discuss why Cognitive AI is necessary to optimize human decision-making and how the energy industry can benefit, using real-world examples in upstream and downstream.
Beyond Limits Senior Manager of AI Solutions, Michael Krause is another expert joining fellow industry leaders at the CERAWeek Agora for his talk, The Innovator’s Playbook: From R&D to O&G. Michael will share what it takes to bring AI from the lab to deployment at operational scales in the field, and why energy companies can expect to see AI projects accelerate in the coming years. Not long ago, Michael also spoke at the Go Digital Energy event and was featured in a recent installation of Data Den.