2017 Events

12-13, 2017

A-ha! – AI 100
San Francisco, CA

This year’s AI 100 list the most up-and-coming private companies applying artificial intelligence algorithms across industries at A-ha!. The companies have been vetted from a pool of nearly 1000 applicants and provide a vision of what’s next in AI.

12-13, 2017

The Energy Digitalisation Summit Middle East
Fairmont de Palm – Dubai

The Energy Digitalisation Summit is working with the energy industry directly throughout the Middle East to ensure the immediate needs and challenges of IoT/IIoT and data analytics integration is forefront in the discussions and solutions presented by the global experts in attendance. Maana CEO Babur Ozden is a keynote speaker on Tuesday December 12.

11-12, 2017

D.E.N. Live
London, UK

D.E.N Live Is the only event of its kind dedicated 100% to embracing technology to drive enterprise transformation. The unique event, featuring 1000+ senior level attendees, creates an environment where best practice exchange and networking is the priority. Created specifically for C-suite, IT and line of business professionals, it is focused exclusively on business imperatives to create the digital businesses of the future.

1, 2017

Corporate Venture Houston
Houston, TX

Global Corporate Venturing’s first conference in the world’s energy capital on November 1st, Houston, Texas. Maana CEO Babur Ozden will be on a panel co-chaired by Geert van de Wouw, MD, Shell Technology Ventures and GCV’s Tim Lafferty.

25-26, 2017

Minds + Machines
San Francisco, CA

This premier Industrial Internet event featuring keynotes from industry luminaries, insightful forums, and hands-on demos.

16-18, 2017

D.LIVE Laguna
Laguna Beach, CA

D.LIVE Laguna brings together an international group of CEOs, tech visionaries and sought-after entrepreneurs to explore the most compelling opportunities emerging around the world.

19, 2017

Financial Times Digital Energy Summit

Maana CEO Babur Ozden and Alisa Choong Executive Vice President, Technical and Competitive IT at Shell will jointly have a keynote presentation on September 19th.

18, 2017

Frost & Sullivan: Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference
Austin, TX

Digital Disruption: Ask the Experts! Panel Discussion: Implementing an Open Innovation Strategy in a “Not Invented Here” Industry

Maana CMO Azita Martin joins executives from Shell, GE, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and Rice University in a panel of experts discussing how to borrow innovations from technology, manufacturing, materials, and automotive industries to help accelerate the pace of innovation in upstream Oil & Gas.

17-19, 2017

Fortune Brainstorm TECH
Aspen, CO

For big companies, entrepreneurs, and investors alike, it’s essential to stay ahead of fast-breaking trends: for many, attending Brainstorm TECH can make the difference between finding a competitive edge or being disrupted into oblivion. At a time when every company is fast becoming a tech company, you won’t want to miss Brainstorm TECH.

27-29, 2017

2017 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of Champions
Dalian, People’s Republic of China

Maana CEO speaking at the three panels:

Digital Economy Research Agenda II
Wednesday 28 June 10:30-12:00

Solving the Productivity Puzzle
Wednesday 28 June 14:30 – 15:30

Shaping the Future of Smart Production
Thursday 29 June 08:30 – 10:30

9-10, 2017

Forrester: Transitioning The Digital Enterprise For Innovative Growth
Chicago, IL

Business leaders and technology innovators come together in Chicago to collaborate on the re-invention of products, processes, technologies and cultures through digital transformation. Explore how to increase efficiency and agility with operational excellence, while creating customer-obsessed experiences that grow revenue and re-invigorate your business.

Join us on Tues, May 9th at 3:15pm to hear directly from Mary Jarrett with Shell and our President and Founder, Donald Thompson, on deep dive use cases that have demonstrated business value in months and are optimizing assets and decisions flows across the enterprise.

27, 2017

Silicon Valley Executive Briefing on AI
San Mateo, CA

Join Maana’s Chief Marketing Officer, Azita Martin, and a group of distinguished industry experts in a panel discussion on “How to Turn AI into Business Value for Your Company”.

This session will focus on practical applications of AI for businesses and will provide industry leaders a unique opportunity to meet with leading innovators and disruptors from Silicon Valley to discuss the aforementioned threats and opportunities arising from emerging technologies.

6-8, 2017

Rice Business Plan Competition
Houston, TX

The 17th Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. Over time, it has grown from nine teams competing for $10,000 in prize money in 2001, to 42 teams from around the world competing for more than $1.5 million in cash and prizes. Startups participating in the RBPC have gone on to raise more than $1.8 billion in capital and exit funds.

2-7, 2017

Enterprise Data World Conference
Atlanta, GA

The 21st Annual Enterprise Data World Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference on data management in the world. Join us for an informative three-day conference on Atlanta.

6-10, 2017

Houston, TX

CERAWeek is the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, leaders from the technology, financial, and industrial communities – and energy technology innovators. CERAWeek 2017 will provide new insights and critically-important dialogue – and a very cost efficient way to engage on the most urgent questions with decision-makers from around the world.

Join our Founder and CEO, Babur Ozden on Wed, March 8th at 7:30am along with three other pioneers during the Energy Innovation Pioneers: Leveraging startups to meet the challenges of the new energy landscape panel.

6-9, 2017


Gartner Data & Analytics Summit
Grapevine, TX

Join us at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit and learn the opportunities to generate business value from data and analytics. Learn how to harness this rapidly expanding landscape despite internal constraints such as budgets and skills, and external forces like competition and regulatory pressures. Stop by booth 522 to learn about Maana’s Enterprise Knowledge Technology that accelerates knowledge discovery for faster optimization of enterprise assets and processes, leading to increased profitability.

Hear from Ibrahim Gocken with Maersk along with our CEO, Babur Ozden on Monday, March 6th at 3:00pm as they discuss Maersk’s two-year digital transformation journey using Enterprise Knowledge Technology. With Enterprise Knowledge Technology, pioneered by Maana, Maersk enables subject-matter experts to encode expertise and data from across silos into a network of models, providing continuous, actionable recommendations into operations of assets and workflows — for greater efficiencies.

February 28 –
March 1, 2017

Emerging Technology Summit
San Francisco, CA

The Emerging Technology Summit features founders and executives from over 300 of the most innovative and transformative companies around the globe to help investors get ahead of the curve and capitalize on the dynamic shifts in SaaS & Data Analytics, Cloud, Security & Infrastructure and Digital Media & Commerce.

Join us on February 28th at 9am as Maana’s Chief Product Officer, Tara Prakriya, participates on a panel and discuss the recent trends and proliferation of IIoT and how it is affecting technology and the pioneers in the industry.

7-9, 2017

Operational Excellence & Risk Management
Houston, TX

Learn how to embed the culture, systems and processes of the world’s Highest Reliability Organizations. Join over 100 business leaders and learn world class strategies for keeping your people safe, your operations productive and your products sustainable at North America’s leading forum on Operational Excellence & Risk Management.

Hear from our Founder and CEO, Babur Ozden on Wednesday, Feb 8th at 9am as he discusses operational excellence at Fortune 500 companies.

Haven’t registered yet? Get 20% off your registration with code OERM20MAANA

23-25, 2017

Cleantech Forum San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Cleantech Forums gives you a glimpse of the future, provides a different perspective, and helps you find innovations of relevance that are in adjacent or altogether different industrial and technology areas. The Forum convenes game-changers from multiple sectors all in one place for three days, from 25+ countries, and from over 100 cities worldwide.

Join us on Tuesday, Jan 24th at 4:15pm during the Innovation Track as our Founder and CEO, Babur Ozden, participates on a panel discussing various IoT-enabled technologies and how they are transforming areas such as oil & gas, energy, and manufacturing.