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BIC's Industry Roundtable Podcast

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BIC Industry Roundtable Podcasts bring together leaders in the oil & gas, refining, chemical and energy sectors to discuss safety, productivity, efficiency and other dynamics of the workforce and the workplace.  Each episode will focus on a particular issue, trend, or technology that is having an impact on our industry today. Sign up here to be notified when new episodes become available. Email BIC Magazine to suggest a topic or speaker you would like to hear, or to be considered as a participant. 



 


EPISODES

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October 2019 issue preview BIC Magazine: Vol.1 Ep. 10

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming October issue of BIC Magazine.  The episode will highlight Matrix's expansion while improving project delivery, insightful conversations with industry leaders and discuss the new workforce training bill promoted by Sen. Ted Cruz.

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NAPTA: Upskilling the workforce: Vol. 1 Ep. 9

Industry Roundtable host Mark Peters visits with NAPTA Executive Director Eric Newby and EHCMA Executive Director Craig Beskid in this episode. The roundtable discusses the upcoming NAPTA Instructor Skills Conference, along with upskilling the current workforce by the efforts and programs offered by both NAPTA (North American Process Technology Alliance) and EHCMA (East Harris County Manufacturers Association).

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September 2019 issue preview on SWAT's 5th anniversary along with highlights from this year's Louisiana legislative session: Vol 1 Ep. 8 

Dylan Krieger, managing editor for BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming issue of BIC Magazine.

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August 2019 issue on hurricane readiness and a turnaround case study: Vol. 1 Ep. 7

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming August issue of BIC Magazine.  The episode will highlight a 3-page hurricane readiness and responce article for BIC Alliance members, a turnaround case study with AltairStrickland, and articles on recent events.

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IVS: Let's make a deal Vol. 1 Ep. 6

IVS Investment Banking, a leaidng provider of merger and acquisition (M&A), recapitalization, management-let buyout, private placement and consulting services, hosted a webinar titled "Let's make a deal!"

The webinar covered a variety of topics and lessons learned in M&A.  Panelists included Tanner Moran, managing director of Hastings Equity Partners, Robert Viguet, partner at Porter Hedges LLP; and John Zapalac, managing director at IVS Investment Banking.  IVS President Thomas Brinsko will moderate the session.

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BIC Magazine discusses the June/July issue with the managing editor Vol. 1 Ep. 5

BIC Magazine’s Managing Editor, Dylan Krieger and Industry Roundtable host, Mark Peters discuss the upcoming June/July issue of BIC Magazine. In this double issue, Dylan talks about a major Carboline announcement and company updates as well as the in-depth industry profile with ILTA’s Kathryn Clay. 

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Drones: A tool for industry Vol. 1 Ep. 4

BIC Magazine's Mark Peters discusses drone use and growth as an industry tool with Chief Drone Pilot of Shell Deer Park John McClain and DataWing co-founder and COO, Landon Phillips. The roundtable discusses topics on cost-benefit, safety and the future of drones for the oil and gas industry.

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Texas Expansions Vol. 1 Ep. 3

BIC Magazine’s Mark Peters discusses current expansion projects in Texas and the workforce needed with special guests Heather Doyle of Petrochemical Update and Bryant Black of the Greater Houston Partnership. Tune in to hear all of the industrial construction activity that is taking place due to the shale boom.

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Episode 1, Part 2: Workforce Development and the challenges of finding skilled labor Vol. 1 Ep. 2

Our continued podcast that discusses workforce development and the challenges of finding skilled labor within the industrial/petrochemical industry. Our podcast panel each addressed the problems they are experiencing and the solutions that they have in place. 


Participants:

Mark Peters, Director of Strategy and Business Development, BIC Alliance; James Griffin, Associate Vice Chancellor/Senior Vice President for the petrochemical training division, San Jacinto College; Craig Beskid, Executive Director of the East Harris County Manufacturers Association (EHCMA); Brandon Mabile, Performance Contractors and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Houston

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Episode 1, Part 1: Workforce Development and the challenges of finding skilled labor Vol. 1 Ep. 1

Our launch in the podcast realm discusses workforce development and the challenges of finding skilled labor within the industrial/petrochemical industry. Our podcast panel each addressed the problems they are experiencing and the solutions that they have in place. 


Participants:

Mark Peters, Director of Strategy and Business Development, BIC Alliance; James Griffin, Associate Vice Chancellor/Senior Vice President for the petrochemical training division, San Jacinto College; Craig Beskid, Executive Director of the East Harris County Manufacturers Association (EHCMA); Brandon Mabile, Performance Contractors and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Houston

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