The Energy Workforce of the Future™ Summit Unites Talent and Innovation


NES Fircroft is proud to present the 6th Energy Workforce of the Future Summit and Career Fa...

Vicki Codd

By Vicki Codd

NES Fircroft is proud to present the 6th Energy Workforce of the Future Summit and Career Fair on March 7, 2024, themed “Unleashing Talent and Innovation.”

Held in Houston, Texas, this significant event is poised to kick off Women’s Month, offering insights into crucial industry topics and the unveiling of the NES Fircroft Women in Energy Study 2024. The summit is a significant platform that brings together professionals, leaders, students, academics, startups, and technologists from the energy sector to discuss the human capital challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

"We cannot solve big energy demand and emissions goals without people," says Katie Mehnert, CEO of ALLY Energy. "

The summit will feature an exceptional keynote by Denise Hamilton, who will talk about her recent book "Indivisible: How to Forge Our Differences into a Stronger Future". Key points of the career fair include sessions such as Community-Centric Branding, Navigating Careers in the Energy Ecosystem, and Networking in a Noisy World. The day will also include topics on AI, and data-driven workforce planning to enrich the sector's diversity.

The "Real Talk" c-suite panel will explore the pressing issues of hiring, retention, and culture. Speakers include:

  • Hether Benjamin Brown, EVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Calpine Corporation
  • Nancy Bui, Chief Human Resources Officer, Cheniere Energy
  • Jackson Lynch, Chief Human Resources Officer, Sunnova Energy
  • Jordan Zweig, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, ChampionX

Unique to the conventional career fair, LINGO! will challenge the norms by introducing jargon-busting sessions that endorse real conversations and foster genuine connections among industry professionals. The event ensures an engaging platform for both seasoned experts and newcomers.

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