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Technical Program

7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am – 10:00 am Keynote Speeches
 
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO - DMS Global Director Industry Development- International Society of Automation (ISA)
Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi
Manager Panorama Unit
ADNOC
President
ISA UAE
Maurice Sakr
CEO & Partner
Autochim System
 
Abdulla Ateya Al Messabi
Manager, Refining & Petrochemicals Business Unit
ADNOC
Paul Gruhn
ISA President Elect 2018 & ISA President 2019
ISA
Don Bartusiak
Chief Engineer, Process Control
ExxonMobil
10:00 am – 10:30 am Exhibition Ribbon Cutting & Tour
10:30 am – 12:30 pm ARC Digital Transformation Council: Middle East
 
Paul Steinitz
Moderator
Director, Strategic Services
Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group
 
Ali Shehhi
Manager, Operations Department, Panorama Unit
ADNOC
ADNOC Group Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence: Current and Future Prospects
V. Parameswaran
Superintendent - Instrumentation
BAPCO
Building Digital Strategy Roadmap towards a Smart Refinery
Khalid Al-Anzi
Six Sigma Department Leader
EQUATE Petrochemical Company
EQUATE industry 4.0 Strategy intent
 
Jaifar Hinai
Senior Real Time Operations Engineer
PDO
PDO’s Journey of Real Time Operation
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch 
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Process Safety
 
Chandramohan Vinayakam
Track Chair
Senior Instrumentation Professional
ADNOC LNG
 
Luca Cadei
Production Engineer
Operations
ENI SpA
Definition of a Dynamic Operating Envelope of a Complete Production System
Subramanian Ramanathan
Senior Process Automation Engineer
Technology Improvement Department
EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Process Safety: Challenges in SIS instruments in an operating plant
Bala Elamaran
Process Automation Group : Leader
EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Co-Speaker: Process Safety: Challenges in SIS instruments in an operating plant
 
Peter Sieber
Vice President Region China
Vice President Norms & Standards
HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH
It takes two to tango - safety and security
Paul Gruhn
ISA President Elect 2018 & ISA President 2019
ISA
Why selecting safety integrity levels (SIL) for fire and gas systems is NOT a good idea
Edwin Choo
Detection Product Group Manager
Fixed Gas & Flame Detection
MSA
F&G Mapping impact on Overall Process Safety
 
Rajeshkumar M Modi
Lead SIF & FGS Engineer
Instrumantation Engineering Department
Oman LNG L.L.C.
‘PROOF TESTING:- APPLIED TECHNIQUES TO MAINTAIN SIL & TO PROLONG PLANT TURNAROUND’
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Environmental and Data Management
 
Aditya Namjoshi
Track Chair
Specialist, Environment, HSE Division
ADNOC Gas Processing
 
Abbad Cheik
Area Manager Middle East
DURAG GROUP
Predictive Emission Monitoring for Air Emission Monitoring Systems in Middle East: Features, benefits and challenges for ME End Users
Abhijit Chavan
Manage Technical Support / Area Sales Manager
Sales & Marketing
DURAG GROUP
Co-Speaker: Predictive Emission Monitoring for Air Emission Monitoring Systems in Middle East: Features, benefits and challenges for ME End Users
Ali Al-Nahash
Solution Business Manager
Projects
Endress+Hauser
Controlling and Monitoring of Storage tanks inventory with highest accuracy level instrumentation
 
Philip Black, PE
Product Marketing Director
Intelligent Operations
Wood
Meeting Environmental KPI requirements with Real-Time Monitoring
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 10:30 am Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security
 
Alya Al Marzooqi
Track Chair
Department Manager, Corporate Information Security (DM-IS)
Borouge
 
Christy Thomas
ICS SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR
TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENT DEPARTMENT
EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Industrial Control Systems Security – Myth or Reality
Bala Elamaran
Process Automation Group Leader
EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Co-Speaker: Industrial Control Systems Security – Myth or Reality
Gilles Loridon
CEO
Global Security Network
IIoT Cyber Security: a new paradigm.
 
Safdar Akhtar
Director Enterprise Business Development - ICS EMEA
Honeywell
Honeywell Industrial Cybersecurity
Fuad Al Attar
Director, Sales & Marketing Support
Process Industries & Drives and Digital Factory
Siemens LLC
Cyber Security, Reliability and Safety of Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break 
11:00 am – 12:30 pm IIOT “Industrial Internet Of Things”
 
Abdallah Ayoub
Track Chair
Automation Team Leader
ADNOC Gas Processing
 
Madhav Kasture
HUB Digital Leader, India Middle East & Africa
ABB
How to implement Industrial Internet of Things for your Asset or facility?
Shiva Sekar
Engineer, Electrical Maintenance
ADNOC Gas Processing
Digital Substations
Ahmed Al Dhaheri
Electrical Engineer
ADNOC Gas Processing
Co-Speaker: Digital Substations
 
Paul Sereiko
Director - Marketing
General Management
FieldComm Group
Information Modeling, OPC UA, and Industrial Automation Protocols
Gert Thoonen
Business Leader Network Security Services
Connected Services
Rockwell Automation
How to accelerate Industrial Performance in a digital world?
Krishna Bidare Venkata
Sr.Technical Sales Consultant
Schneider Electric
Practical IIOT for Process Industries
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm Application Integration & Data Analytics
 
Ahmed Al Naqbi
Track Chair
Refinery Information Systems (RIS) Section Head
ADNOC Refining
 
Khelifa Yaker
Manager, Data Sciences Analytics Department
ADNOC
Data Science in ADNOC
Ahmed Emam
Senior Cost Estimating Specialist
ADNOC Onshore/ Project Services
Development of Excel Based Cost Estimating Module for Process & Utility Piping and Pipelines
Paul Steinitz
Director, Strategic Services
Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group
Digital Transformation: Challenging and Necessary
 
Marco Montini
Production Engineer
Operations
ENI SpA
An Advanced Process Control Strategy Applied to Simulation Cases
Luc Geerts
Senior Consulting Solutions Director
Schneider Electric
Opportunities for Plant Operations Improvement offered by Digitization
3:15 pm – 3:45pm Coffee Break 
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Turbomachinery Controls
 
N.V. Kulkarni
Track Chair
Team Leader - Instrumentation & Control
ADNOC Offshore
 
Medhat Zaghloul
Regional Technology Manager
Technology
Compressor Controls Corporation
Refrigeration Compressor Controls & Optimization for the Oil & Gas Industries
Subramanian Ramanathan
Senior Process Automation Engineer
Technology Improvement Department
EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Turbomachinery Controls: EQUATE’s experience
Muhammad Umar Rauf
Technical Sales Consultant
Schneider Electric
Modernizing steam turbine controls
 
Sumitava Sengupta
General Manager
Power & Water Solutions, Sales Division
Yokogawa Middle East and Africa
Yokogawa solutions for Integrated Control of Turbo machinery : challenges and solutions
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