2017 Agenda

  • 14th June: 6:00 pm Pre-Event Networking Drinks Welcome Party & Early Registration
  • 15th June: Conference Day 1 - 7:00 am Registration Opens. 8:15 am Sessions Start
  • 15th June: Networking Drinks Party - 5:15 pm
  • 16th June: Conference Day 2 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hear from Executive leaders on the current issues affecting our industry

SEE TRACK 1 →
Small: < $50m / Medium
Project: $50-$500m

Optimizing execution strategies for small/medium scale projects

SEE TRACK 2 →
Major Projects:
(Large : >$500m)

How to successfully develop world scale Downstream projects

SEE TRACK 3 →
Shutdowns &
Turnarounds

Innovate, optimize and execute next level turnarounds

SEE TRACK 4 →
Reliability &
Maintenance

Maximize yield, improve efficiency & reliability and reduce costs across your plants

SEE TRACK 5 →
Modular Construction & Commissioning & Start-Up

Streamline your project with a Modular approach & Start Up successfully to meet early operational objectives

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  • Shutdowns & Turnarounds Track
    11.15
    Introduction from your Chairman
    11.15
    PANEL: Unlocking Big Savings in Turnaround Project Planning & Execution
    • Establish clear strategies for continual improvement in planning phase
    • Effective procurement and contractor management – getting more from your resources
    • Expecting the unexpected – being financially and logistically prepared for discovery work
    • Materials management process
    12.00
    Optimizing Turnaround Execution

    A Fortune 500 company case study, providing lessons learned from numerous Unit Turnarounds and three Annual Site Turnarounds at the Mobil Alabama US plant. Chris will share his experiences relating to:

    • Biggest challenges his team faced during TAR execution and the lessons learned that followed as a result
    • Improving transparency throughout TAR execution
    • Maintaining effective communication and alignment of all parties and resources
    12.30
    NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    2.00
    Turnaround Project Benchmarking Results 2016 & Future Projections
    • Assessing 2016 Turnaround project successes and challenges – benchmarking our industry’s successes and areas for improvement
    • Mapping of announced projects and resource requirements to effectively prepare your project workforce strategy
    • Important trends and innovations making headway across the industry, and how these could impact/enhance your project and operational success
    2.30
    Strategies for Leading Digital Transformation Initiatives

    Faced with challenges to reinvent the organization, its processes, or even the business line you operate requires the adoption of new capabilities...Though not always easy, it is possible to gain and sustain competitive advantage and digital leadership.

    The keys to success? Avoid failure with proven strategies. Transform your operational agility. Drive business innovation through collaboration. And get the ability to create innovative, enterprise-grade solutions.

    Join us for an informative discussion about:

    • What are the technology building blocks needed to support digital business on an enterprise scale?
    • How are you planning to enable the new capabilities and business models of digital business?
    • What are the results you have achieved or need to achieve to stay ahead?
    3.00
    No Fault Turnaround Execution & Contracting
    • Turnaround Team a Punishment; how do you feel when you’re assigned and moved for an upcoming turnaround.
    • No Fault Turnaround Execution; not receiving the blame for things outside of your control or responsibility to impact and make decisions.
    • No Fault Turnaround Contracting; reaching agreements on basis of scope, schedule, cost, hours, safety, quality and control of subcontractors.
    • Owner Turnaround Team, Contractor Turnaround Team and Owner Production; who is in control and who is impacting the what, when and where of all parties without being held accountable.
    • Overall Key Points of Interest and How to Reach Agreement; conversation that leads to agreements between Owners and Contractors
    3.30
    NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    4.20
    Overcoming Unexpected Project Changes
    • Considerations, challenges and implications of unexpected project changes
    • Preparing for the unexpected via solid front end scope definition and scope change processes
    • When the unexpected happens – best practices for overcoming project changes during execution phase to maintain productivity and stay on schedule
    4.55
    END OF DOWNSTREAM SHUTDOWNS & TURNAROUNDS DAY 1

    Delegates are welcome to join the final sessions of the other tracks at this time
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  • Shutdowns & Turnarounds Track
    11.15
    Introduction from your Chairman
    11.15
    PANEL: Unlocking Big Savings in Turnaround Project Planning & Execution
    • Establish clear strategies for continual improvement in planning phase
    • Effective procurement and contractor management – getting more from your resources
    • Expecting the unexpected – being financially and logistically prepared for discovery work
    • Materials management process
    12.00
    Optimizing Turnaround Execution

    A Fortune 500 company case study, providing lessons learned from numerous Unit Turnarounds and three Annual Site Turnarounds at the Mobil Alabama US plant. Chris will share his experiences relating to:

    • Biggest challenges his team faced during TAR execution and the lessons learned that followed as a result
    • Improving transparency throughout TAR execution
    • Maintaining effective communication and alignment of all parties and resources
    12.30
    NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    2.00
    Turnaround Project Benchmarking Results 2016 & Future Projections
    • Assessing 2016 Turnaround project successes and challenges – benchmarking our industry’s successes and areas for improvement
    • Mapping of announced projects and resource requirements to effectively prepare your project workforce strategy
    • Important trends and innovations making headway across the industry, and how these could impact/enhance your project and operational success
    2.30
    Strategies for Leading Digital Transformation Initiatives

    Faced with challenges to reinvent the organization, its processes, or even the business line you operate requires the adoption of new capabilities...Though not always easy, it is possible to gain and sustain competitive advantage and digital leadership.

    The keys to success? Avoid failure with proven strategies. Transform your operational agility. Drive business innovation through collaboration. And get the ability to create innovative, enterprise-grade solutions.

    Join us for an informative discussion about:

    • What are the technology building blocks needed to support digital business on an enterprise scale?
    • How are you planning to enable the new capabilities and business models of digital business?
    • What are the results you have achieved or need to achieve to stay ahead?
    3.00
    No Fault Turnaround Execution & Contracting
    • Turnaround Team a Punishment; how do you feel when you’re assigned and moved for an upcoming turnaround.
    • No Fault Turnaround Execution; not receiving the blame for things outside of your control or responsibility to impact and make decisions.
    • No Fault Turnaround Contracting; reaching agreements on basis of scope, schedule, cost, hours, safety, quality and control of subcontractors.
    • Owner Turnaround Team, Contractor Turnaround Team and Owner Production; who is in control and who is impacting the what, when and where of all parties without being held accountable.
    • Overall Key Points of Interest and How to Reach Agreement; conversation that leads to agreements between Owners and Contractors
    3.30
    NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    4.20
    Overcoming Unexpected Project Changes
    • Considerations, challenges and implications of unexpected project changes
    • Preparing for the unexpected via solid front end scope definition and scope change processes
    • When the unexpected happens – best practices for overcoming project changes during execution phase to maintain productivity and stay on schedule
    4.55
    END OF DOWNSTREAM SHUTDOWNS & TURNAROUNDS DAY 1

    Delegates are welcome to join the final sessions of the other tracks at this time
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DEC Conference Agenda Advisory Board

Scott Baird


Scott Baird
Process Design Global Technology Sponsor
ExxonMobil EMRE
Carlos Camera


Carlos Camera
Senior Advisor - Major Capital Projects
Chevron
Taylor Auburg


Taylor Auburg
Project Director
Freeport LNG
Chris Vaughn


Chris Vaughn
Capital Projects & Turnaround Manager
DuPont
Sanjeev Kapur


Sanjeev Kapur
Principal Consultant
Apex PetroConsultants
 
Andras Marton


Andras Marton
Manager - Hydrocarbon Processing
IPA
Stephen Cabano


Stephen Cabano
Owner
Pathfinder
Bobby Singh


Bobby Singh
Turnaround & Project Consultant
Project Assurance
Antoine Schellinger


Antoine Schellinger
VP - Strategy & Technology
IAG

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2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Headline Sponsor

  • odebrecht

Diamond Sponsor

  • Richard

Platinum Sponsors

  • Bentley
  • Coreworx

Gold Sponsors

  • ap-networks
  • Appian
  • Atlas RFID
  • Autodesk
  • CDM smith
  • FTI-Consulting
  • intergraph
  • Magnus
  • NABTU
  • Soloman Associates
  • T.CON�

Silver Sponsors

  • AVEVA
  • DEEP SOUTH
  • Kiewit
  • Mammoet
  • praxair
  • suez

Badge Sponsor

  • kingandspalding

Bag Sponsor

Charge Sponsor

  • up

Coffee Break Sponsor

  • Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Delegate List Sponsor

  • GBI

Lanyard Sponsor

  • Management Controls, Inc.

Co-Sponsors

Premier Media Sponsor

Exhibitors

  • airswift
  • Akzonobel
  • ACE
  • alliance safety
  • Apex Piping Systems
  • aramco services
  • ariel
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • Baker risk
  • BASF
  • becht
  • bennett
  • bigge
  • boldrocchi
  • Brand
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Calgon Carbon
  • Canal Barge Company
  • CARDNO
  • Chromalox
  • con-x-tech
  • Coperion
  • Daily Thermetrics
  • Dredgit
  • dmn
  • Evoqua
  • exp
  • fenstermaker
  • FE Moran
  • FnM
  • flexitallic
  • FS-Elliott
  • GDS
  • GTS
  • GDS
  • GRSA
  • Benko Green Products
  • Harbison Walker
  • Helix
  • Hilti
  • Hitachi Zosen
  • HPS
  • hunter
  • IIR
  • Index AR Solutions
  • InServ
  • intelliwave
  • Isgec
  • kap
  • LGH
  • Mako
  • metegrity
  • MMR
  • Modular Space Corporation (ModSpace)
  • mpw
  • MTI Power Services, Inc.
  • NORTHSTAR
  • Optimal
  • oracle
  • orion
  • ParFab
  • picc
  • PIP
  • plangrid
  • Plant leadership
  • pmi
  • PSB
  • Pulpstream
  • purgit
  • QPS
  • Raschig
  • rcs
  • Rigid global buildings
  • rvt
  • SafeRack
  • satellite
  • saulsbury
  • siemans
  • Simtronics
  • sirius
  • Southland steel
  • SYSTRAN
  • Technip
  • MMR
  • TLV
  • TorcSill
  • Universal logistics
  • United site services
  • UO
  • USA
  • Veolia
  • wika
  • Wood Group

Supporting Industry/Media Partners