4th ISA UAE Section Event 2019


All times on the event are local times, each year we organize a wide range of events so that people can come together, collaborate, and learn from each other in different ways

7:30AM - 8:30AM
8:30AM - 9:50AM
Keynote Speech
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO
DMS Global
Director Market Development Middle East & Asia Pacific
Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi
Manager - Digital Unit, ADNOC & President - ISA UAE.
Johan Krebbers
GM Digital Emerging Technologies / VP IT Innovation
Shell International B.V.
Focus at Data Totally Changes the Subsurface Landscape
9:50AM - 10:15AM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Ribbon Cutting
10:15AM - 12:15PM
ARC Digital Transformation Council
Track Chair
Paul Steinitz
Director, Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group
Progress of Digital Transformation
Don Bartusiak
Chief Engineer, Process Control
Open Process Automation Forum Update
Mohamed Al Mutawa
Manager Operation Excellence
Revolutionizing Maintenance Processes Through Predictive Maintenance
Ritesh Raveendran Thodiyil
Novel Cellular Approach to Greenfield Wireless Device Networks - Alba Gas Station Project, Bahrain
Ir. Adnan Ahmad Khan
Control Systems Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Wireless Sensors Enabling IIoT for The Fourth Industrial Revolution
12:15PM - 1:05PM
Lunch Break & Exhibition Networking
1:05PM - 2:20PM
Data Analytics / IIoT “Industrial Internet Of Things”
Track Chair
Hon. Burgert Pretorius
Sr. DCS & Automation Engineer
Adnoc Sourgas
Honeywell Connected Plant - How Technology Can Significantly Improve Performance Through Maximizing the Potential of People, Process & Assets
Mansour Belhadj /
Vice President, Sales EMEA Honeywell
Riding the Digital Wave
Dr. Sonny Llave /
Director Wood
Benefits and Added Value through Digitalization and IIoT in Process Industry
Apurva Sharma /
Team Leader - Industry Management Endress+Hauser
IIoT Cyber Security Challenges and Innovative Cyber Architecture
Laurent Bouillet /
Operations Director GSN
2:20PM - 2:45PM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
2:45PM - 4:30PM
Artificial Intelligence / Blockchain
Track Chair
Abhay Dabak
Senior System Engineer
Machine Learning for Predictive Maintenance
Shiva Sekar /
Electrical Engineer ADNOC Gas Processing
Concept to Implementation- A Digitilization Initiative
Suresh Kumar M /
Senior Engineer, Process Automation ADNOC Gas Processing
Human / Artificial Intelligence System
Maria Piera Scuri /
Co-Founder / General Manager Spazio
Integrated A.I. Approach Towards a Digital Advisory System
Saptarshi Bhowmick /
Department Manager Yokogawa
Blockchain – Trust in Algorithms
Rami Mahmoud Hasan /
Senior Specialist, Data Analytics ADNOC
4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
7:45AM - 8:45AM
8:45AM - 10:30AM
Application Integration / Networking & Wireless
Track Chair
Reni Ninan
OT Automation Team Leader, GM - General Management
ADNOC Distribution
A New Method For Online Vibration Data Collection, That Makes PlantWide Condition Monitoring Easier and Less Expensive
Amitabh Khosla /
Vice President Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH
Shrinked Quantity Measurement During Ship Loading
Khalid Suwaidan /
Sr. Loss Control Engineer Kuwait Oil Company
Regulator Vs Pressure Control Loop: Lessons Learned To Eliminate Major Rotating Equipment Reparative Trips.
Ibrahim Al-Ramadhan /
Instrument Engineer Saudi Aramco
The Future of Network Infrastructure as an Enabler to Digitalisation in Process Industries
Mohamed Atia /
Asset Integrity Team Leader Atkins
Industrial Wireless: When Communications Must Absolutely, Positively Get There – In Milliseconds
Davinder Harcharan Singh /
Principal Business Developer Siemens AG
10:30AM - 10:55AM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
10:55AM - 12:15PM
Automation Standards & Regulations / Automation System Obsolescence & Lifecycle Management
Track Chair
A. Valasubramanian
Senior Instrument and Control Engineer
ADNOC Gas Processing
How Clients can Increase Safety and Avoid Unintended Plant Shut-Down, by Selecting the Right Flame Scanner?
Salim Anqour /
Senior Sales & Service Engineer (B. Eng.) DURAG GROUP
Plant Automation Ageing Management
Vinod Pal Singh /
Senior Control Engineer ADNOC Onshore
Functional Safety Segregation Concept
Hassan Nawawy /
Regional Manager- Egypt and East Mediterranean HIMA
Is your SIF Loop Response Time is Sufficient to Achieve Process Safety Time?
Rajeshkumar Modi /
Lead SIF & FGS Engineer Oman LNG
12:15PM - 1:05PM
Lunch Break & Exhibition Networking
1:05PM - 3:10PM
Advanced Process Control & Optimization
Track Chair
N.V. Kulkarni
Team Leader – Instrumentation &Control
ADNOC Offshore
Surge Testing of New Centrifugal Compressors On Site
Medhat Zaghloul /
Regional Technology Manager CCC (Compressor Controls Corporation)
Improved Compressor Control Technology on Open Hardware Platforms While Reducing CAPEX and OPEX
Paul Fisher /
President Energy Control Technologies
Maintenance & Inspection Management with Mobile Devices
Martin Haaf /
CEO i.safe MOBILE GmbH
A Practical Application of a Digital Twin - Integrating Simulation into Daily Operations to Minimize Lost Profit
Joan S. Sanromà /
Sales Director India, Middle East & Europe, Visual MESA KBC (A Yokogawa Company)
Optimal Non-Parametric Loop Tuning
Prof. Igor Boiko /
Professor Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Advance Technologies in Maintenance Management to Improve Profitability Safely
Ir. Krishna Bidare Venkata /
Technical Consultant Schneider Electric - Applied Instrument Technologies
3:10PM - 4:00PM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking