What attendees have said about our previous summit:

"Great conference, worth every minute!"  Brian Kilbreath, General Manager, Terminal Operations, Kinder Morgan 

"Excellent conference! Well done!"  Robin Augustine, Vice President, Operations, American Refining

"The event was great, the organizing was fantastic - great job you all!"  Victor Costec, Group Lead, Asset Condition Management, Cenovus Energy

"I always enjoy the event and the networking and the IQPC staff make it easy to be there and participate!"  Barb van Noord, Vice President, System Operations, National Energy Board

"Great, I hope to attend again!" Kelly Wallace, Director of Business Improvement, Tesoro

"Very valuable. first one i have attended and was pleasantly surprised at the content and participation."  Rustom Mody, Vice President, Enterprise Technology, Baker Hughes

“I truly enjoyed attending the Operation Excellence conference. You hosted both an informing and fun event. My take away was not only the benchmarking information but networking and being able to continue to share best practices going forth.”
Change Management Leader, Duke Energy 

“Leslie’s support and energy is exceptional. She always has the time to talk and help introduce us to key prospects.”
SVP, Argo Consulting

"The OpEx event was well attended with new client opportunities for us. We plan to support future OpEx events.”
Head of Business Development, ROLTA

“Event execution was flawless (the best I have ever seen).”
President, John Kim and Associates

“Speakers were all excellent. Really good content. Excellent overview of what the industry thinks of Operational Excellence and how to achieve it.”
Sr. Product Manager, Sphera Solutions

“Very well run conference - top notch. Good content and great presenters.”
Senior Advisor Strategy, Shell Oil

“Conference was fantastic and all the sessions were very informative and speakers were highly accomplished. It was quite refreshing and I was able to learn quite a few concepts and provided me an opportunity to network with my industry peers.”
Asset Strategy Lead, Suncor

“Tremendous value, even more than anticipated. Networking events were ample to make good connections, booths were informative, and the topics were really well targeted to what I needed.”
Senior Consultant - Integrated Operations, IBM

“Congratulations on running an excellent event.  Feeling energized about the learning. Look forward to staying connected and attending next year.”
Christine Pelley , Director, Six Sigma & Operational Excellence, Maple Leaf Foods

“Thanks to YOU! I really appreciated my experience and look forward to the next conference!”
Frédéric Brosseau, Founder, Akuting

“The Operational Excellence Summit was a well organized event that included a wide diversity of industry leaders and speakers. I look forward to participating in their future events.”
Rami Hindieh, Associate Director, Enterprise Data Management, Greater Toronto Airports Authority

“I absolutely loved the event and am taking away a lot of great information that I can apply or forward to others in my company.”
John Ross, Business Process Specialist, Sunflower Electric Power Corporation

“This has been an excellent conference, I have found the topics to be relvant, the speakers exceptional and event to be inspiring.”
Maina Levin, Senior Process Improvement Lead, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

“It´s important to see world trends and learn from the best ones”
Ladislav Nagy, Operational Excellence Senior Expert, SLOVNAFT

“My first time at this event, really enjoyed the experience”
Kevin Mahon, Operational Excellence Lead, Paradigm Precision

“It has been a pleasure to attend this great session, always good to hear from like-minded people”
Matthew Vaccari, Director, Operational Excellence, Canada Life

“Well organized!”
Robert Hutcherson, CEO, Optimize Consulting, Inc.

“Very valuable, for both diversity and quality”
Cristian Matei, Head of Business Transformation, Veolia & Advanced Thinking

“Very valuable...great speakers...very punctual and very well run. It was a genuine pleasure working with you and the rest of your team…such an impressive and professional team from IQPC. This was the best run event of this kind that I have attended…and I heard similar feedback from others around me during the week.I equally look forward to working with you all again next year! It won’t be easy to top this year’s conference but together we will make next year’s even bigger and better ;)”
Les Cyfko, Director M&W Ops, Engineering, CI, PepsiCo Canada

“Very informative with lots of practical insights and information”
Jenia Espe, Co-Founder and Master of Big Ides, RedSaured

“It has been a real pleasure to participate to this event”
Eric Berger, Head of Manufacturing System/Transformation, Sanofi

“You and your team work together so well.   Very impressive! ”
Jim de Vries, Founder, Managing Director, Enhance International Group

“Thanks again to you and your team for your wonderful work at OPEX-Toronto. Looking forward to contributing again in the future.”
Gerard LeChance, Head, Quality Performance Management, Hydro Quebec

“A good experience for me to attend such a varied conference – we can be too insular in my industry and seeing what is happening in manufacturing, retail and finance really opened my eyes on this topic.  I will definitely be encouraging my staff to attend in June.”
Aileen Sullivan, Director, Fleet Performance Improvement, Ontario Power Generation

“I discovered a lof hints to will help me resolve day-to-day issues in my operations.”
Anthony Luboya, Corporate Reliability Manager, Atlantic Packaging Products

“Very valuable to learn about the players in Eastern Canada and the journeys they are on”
Arun Jeyachandran, Evolve Partners

“Amazing. It's encouraging to hear organizations of this caliber share their insights as they venture through OpX - both successes and areas to learn and grow from. This conference was extremely powerful. I can't wait to go next year.”
Ilyana Rooke, BC Pension Corporation

“Best conference I've ever attended. Our team will be back next year.”
Nadine Njootli, Director, Member Services, BC Pension Corporation

“This event was extremely valuable for us. As an organization that is just starting our operations excellence journey this was incredibly informative and insightful. I really liked that it was a smaller conference, there were so many great speakers and people doing interesting things that it allowed me to be able to connect with some of them and build those connections, that's really hard to do at conferences that have several thousand attendees. ”
Robert Bowness, BC Pension Corporation

“There are always take aways from such events. Value is hard to quantify”
Arthur Dutton, Kosmos Energy, HSE Manager

“well organized, well done, timing and location were great”
Robert Moschetta, Paradigm Human Performance, Senior Consultant

“I was only able to attend a portion, but I enjoyed the parts I saw. Loved the focus on driving opex to the front line!”
Julie Thyne, Dow Chemical Company, Global Improvement Leader

“Very valuable for me to see what others have gone through and their expirience”
Brian Vazquez, Puma Energy Services Latam, LLC, Performance Excellence Manager

“The summit was very valuable to me in giving me a clear view in the oil and gas for hte need and use of data and analytics”
Indira Bhavaraju, Lyondellbasell Industries, Integration Specialist Application Development

“It was very valuable. I was able to understand the key drivers the Indsutry is going through. I was also able to elarn new technologies and tools to support the user needs.”
Chandra Gannavarapu, LyondellBasell Industries, Senior Manager Risk Analytics

“Took back some good points”
Dennis Lynch, Halliburton, Director of HSE / SQ

“Very useful: Networking, seeing transformation in motion, and taking two to three key things away for myself.”
Phaneendra Bollavaram, Apache, Operations Excellence Manager

“Very valuable in terms of benchmarking our current OE efforts. Came away with specific areas to enhance.”
Chuck Bard, Plains All American, Manager of Operational Performance

“Overall the subjects were spot on for the challenges many organizations are facing”
Ahmet Kodanaz, Evolve Partners, Client Partner

“OPEX conference are among my favorite events that i cover for BIC Magazine. They're always well organized and presented in a very attendee-friendly manner.”
Nancy Ford, BIC Magazine, Contributing Writer

“I took away some good ideas to pursue.”
Dan McMahan, Marathon Petroleum, Petroleum Manager

“This event, like the others I have attended, is always a fresh perspective on the issues faced industry wide and with the wealth of knowledge present, it is hard not to come away with very, very relevant information.”
Jeren Hanks, NOV Grant Prideco, Prideco Process Engineer

“Thank you, Emma, for the note. I also want to thank you and all of the people at IQPC for doing a remarkable job on the conference. So many logistics were flawlessly executed—you showed us Operational Excellence right there.”
Chris Korites, Saudi Aramco, OE Lean-Trained Specialist

“Thanks very much for the help with introductions during the conference.  We feel we have gained several solid contacts with follow-up activities already in the works.  Please extend our thanks to your entire team.”
Paul Rabuse, Clean As New, Director of Business Development

“Excellent job on setting up the conference and the fantastic speakers and panels. I learned a lot through the interactions including the many new technologies. Thanks again. You all rock!”
Phaneendra Bollavaram, Apache Corporation, Operations Excellence Manager