The latest progress and update of The Fifth Digital Oilfield Summit Forum & International Academic conference-DOSFIAC 2017, as follows:

1. The conference date is moved up to 15th-18th October, 2017;

2. Conference venue: Howard Johnson Kangda Plaza Qingdao;

3. “Let data speak, make oilfield intelligent” became the theme to replace the former;

4. One innovation panel session "Looking for truly intelligent oil and gas fields in global" initiatived by SINOPEC and Digital oilfield institute of Chang’an University, to gather the good operation model examples from different countries, consist of CNPC Xinjiang Oilfield, Qingxin of CNPC Daqing Oilfield, CNPC Changqing Oilfield, SINOPEC Southwest Gas Field and SINOPEC Shengli Oilfield, and others.

5. One session panel session "New discipline education of Data Science and Big Data Technology" to discuss how to  cultivate taltents  for big data era, in China, 35 univesities established this discipline in China, none university in petroleum and geology, it is very important for oil and gas industry, so we build this platform and gather the experiences and model, consisit of architecture, course content, teaching materials, teaching system and software, method of couse teaching as well as career;

6. Addtional one day 18th October for observation and investigation of best practise “Layout standardization,construction modularization, procurement large-scale, and promotion informatization”in SINOPEC Shengli Oilfield.