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WEBINAR - ASME Early Career Forum

ASME District D

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

WEBINAR - ASME Early Career Forum

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ASME Early Career Forum

 & Webinar

Advancing Your Engineering Career!

ASME Sponsors: Old Guard, District D, Northern Alberta Section and Petroleum Division 

April 26, 2014,Saturday

Featured Morning Events
  • Creating a Distinguished Career
  • Dealing with Human Resources Engineer to Leader
  • ASME Your Career Partner

Time (MDT)

UTC/GMT -6 hours


7:30 am – 8:00 am

Pre-Webinar Slide Show

8:00 am – 8:10 am


Introduction & WelcomeJudith Bamberger PhD PE, District D Leader

8:20 am – 9:50 am


Panel Discussion

Creating a Distinguished Career

Petroleum Industry Career Focus

Upstream – Midstream – Downstream

Upstream – exploration, production: Brian Wagg (CFER)

Midstream – pipeline transport: Juan Perez (Enbridge)

Downstream – Refining: Speaker TBD (IPTI)

Doug Small, AMEC – Moderator


9:50 am – 10:10 am


10:10 am – 11:25 am


Dealing with Human Resources: Engineer to Leader

HR’s Role - Job Hunting & Searching Skills - Interviewing - Salary & Benefits Negotiation - The Job - Performance Expectations for Early Career Engineers

Steven T Cerri – STCerri International – Engineer to Leader

11:25 am – 11:35 am


11:35 am – 12:00 am


ASME: Your Career Partner

Leveraging Engineering Society Resources To Advance Your Career

Finding your Technical Home – Judith Bamberger PhD PE,

ASME District D Leader, ASME Fluids Engineering Division

Focus on the Petroleum Division – Joe Paviglianiti – ASME IPTI (International Petroleum Technology Institute) Chair Technical Leader at National Energy Board

12:00 – 12:50 pm

Networking LunchWebinar Offline




April 26, 2014

Featured Afternoon Events

  • Deliberately Choosing your Employer
  • Safety and Ethics in the Workplace
  • Careers in Oil & Gas Under Sea

Time (MDT) UTC/GMT -6 hours


12:50 pm – 1:00 pm


1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Deliberately Choosing your Employer

Small Firm versus Large Corporation

Consulting versus Owner/Operator

Nonconventional Career Paths

Joe Paviglianiti – National Energy Board – Large Corporation

Speaker Being Identified – Consulting

Jennifer Bell, Chair Petroleum Division – Nonconventional Career Paths

YPAC Young Pipeliners Association of Canada

Doug Small, AMEC – Moderator

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm


2:50 pm – 4:00 pm


Safety and Ethics in the Workplace

Resolving Ethical and Safety Contradictions

Scott Burr, Innovation Scientific – Fellow of ASME

Principal Innovator and Co-author of “Safety Under Construction”

4:00 pm – 4:10 pm


4:10 pm – 5:10 pm

Careers in Oil & Gas Under the Sea

Introduction to Subsea Tiebacks

Don Wells – Hess Corporation

5:10 pm – 5:25 pm

Closing RemarksJudith Bamberger PhD PE, District D Leader

Introduction to Webinar SeriesJennifer Bell, Petroleum Division



Introducing Conference Presenters

Judith Ann Bamberger PhD PE

  • Senior Research Engineer, Fluid Mechanics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington – specializing in multiphase flow experimental characterization and instrumentation
  • ASME North American Pacific District Leader 2012-2015
  • ASME Dedicated Service Award 2005
  • US Department of Energy Honor Award 2011
  • ASME Financial Operations Committee of Global Communities
  • Vice Chair Fluids and Application Systems Committee of Fluids Engineering Division
  • Past Chair Fluid Measurements & Instrumentation Committee of Fluids Engineering Division


Jennifer Bell

  • Elements Offshore, CEO and founder
  • Intervention Engineer, Chevron Drilling & Completions Group
  • ASME Herbert Allen Award 2011 – Outstanding Technical Achievement
  • Petroleum Division Executive Committee Chair
  • ASME Henry R. Worthington Medal Award Committee Chair
  • ASME IPTI Board Member


Scott Burr

  • Principal, Innovation Scientific, LLC
  • ASME Fellow 2011
  • ASME Dedicated Service Award 2009
  • ASME Leadership Training Conference Presenter
  • ASME District PD Chair
  • Principal Innovator and Co-Author of “Safety Under Construction”


Steven T Cerri

  • STCerri International – Engineer to Leader
  • ASME District D Operating Board Member
  • ASME District D Lead Trainer: Communication, Management, & Leadership Development
  • Popular Speaker in ASME Speaker’s Bureau


Joe Paviglianiti

  • ASME IPTI (International Petroleum Technology Institute) Chair
  • Technical Leader at the Canadian National Energy Board
  • Current chairman of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z662 Technical Subcommittee on Construction


Juan Perez

  • Senior Manager of Special Projects – Overpressurization and Transients Program, Enbridge Liquids Pipelines
  • Petroleum Engineer with 20 years of experience in exploration, drilling, and pipeline engineering and operations
  • Juan’s studies in Project Management, Internal Control and Compliance Techniques, and Finance have afforded him a long and successful career, including holding eight increasingly complex positions at the main pipeline system in Colombia, OCENSA, which was eventually sold by Enbridge
  • Graduate of America University in Columbia


Doug Small P.Eng.

  • AMEC, Americas Ltd.
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Vice Chair ASME Northern Alberta Section
  • Mechanical design and project engineer with over 17 years of technical experience in pressure equipment design and manufacturing
  • BS ME University of Alberta


Brian Wagg

  • Director, Business Development and Planning, C-FER Technologies
  • He has worked at C-FER for 23 years in various engineering and management roles, recently focusing on the pipeline industry.
  • He is working closely with industry, researcher and government agencies to build a new organization called the Canadian Pipeline Technology Collaborative, or CPTC, to co-ordinate pipeline research across Canada.


Don Wells

  • Sr Subsea Engineering Advisor at Hess Corporation
  • Principal Subsea Engineer ConocoPhillips 1981 – 2009
  • Texas A&M University BSME, Mechanical Engineering 1974 – 1979
  • Don Wells is a Sr. Subsea Engineering Advisor in Hess Corporation's Developments organization supporting their Project and Technology Development needs.
  • Prior to joining Hess 4 years ago he worked for Conoco / ConocoPhillips for 27 years where he held Engineering & Management positions on numerous subsea development projects around the world.
  • His industry activities include membership in API committee 17, Chairmanship of the Subsea Tieback Foundation, and Chairman of the Petroleum Division of ASME's International Petroleum Technology Institute.
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ASME District D

ASME District D serves a large geographic region of the ASME covering the Pacific West Coast of the North America.

Contact Registrar: Lee Han or Judith Bamberger;

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