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Technical Program

  • All Sessions
  • Room A
  • Room B
7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am – 9:00 am Opening Remarks and Awards
 
H.E. Dr. Khaled S. Al-Sultan
Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Ahmed Al Ghamdi
Manager of Process & Control Systems Department (P&CSD)
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Soloman Almadi
ISA-SAS President
Technical Committee Co-Chairman
Sr. Engineering Consultant
Saudi Aramco
 
Dr. Hesham Kamal Al-Fares
Symposium Co-Chairman
KFUPM
Luay Awami
Symposium Co-Chairman
P&CSD/PASD/ Instrumentation Unit
Saudi Aramco
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO - DMS Global Director Industry Development- International Society of Automation (ISA)
9:00 am – 9:30 am Exhibition Ribbon Cutting
9:30 am – 10:10 am Keynote Speech
 
Dr. Magdi Sadek Mahmoud
Distinguished Professor
KFUPM
Dr. Hassan K. Khalil

Michigan State University
 
10:10 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:10 pm Process Measurement, Automation and Safety

Automation Standards and Regulations & PAS Life Cycle Management
Room A
 
John Kinsley
Track Chairman
Engineering Consultant
Saudi Aramco
Dr Muhammad Faizan Mysorewala
Co-Chairman
Assistant Professor (CISE)
KFUPM
 
 
Stephen Mitschke
Foundation Fieldbus Technology Director
FieldComm Group
Intelligent Device Integration Technology Including Cyber Security for the New Industrial World
Nick Garrett
Co-Chair; CEO
ISA108; Datum360
How new Standards are helping both old and new facilities by aligning information management, process automation technology and work processes
Abdulmajeed A. Al Abdulhadi
SCADA Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Zero Downtime Cross-Systems Migration
 
Dr. Ghalib A. Alhashim
Sr. Engineering Consultant
Saudi Aramco/Facilities Planning Department
Collaborative Data-Centric Automation Architecture
Dr. Fadi Al-Badour

Mechanical Engineering Department
KFUPM
A Time-Frequency and Renyi Information-Theoretic Approach to Condition-Based Monitoring in Rotating Machinery
 
10:30 am – 12:10 pm Data Analytic Tools and Applications

Application Integration
Room B
 
Maha Abduh
Track Chairman
Power Systems Automation Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Harun Pirim
Co-Chairman
Assistant Processor (ISE)
KFUPM
 
 
Dr. Hany Osman
Assistant Professor (ISE)
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
Diagnosis and Prognosis for Industrial Systems using Logical Analysis of Data
Mr. Yousef Abu-Askar
Masters Student and Research Assistant
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
Optimization Based Clustering of Social Network Datasets
Gert Thoonen
Business Leader Network Security Services
Rockwell Automation
How to accelerate Industrial Performance in a digital world?
 
Adeeb H Al-Bukhari
Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Imoms and ISA-95
Ibrahim Saleh Al-Jahwari
Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Co-Author: Imoms and ISA-95
Joan Sanromá
Director Sales Europe & Middle East
KBC / Yokogawa
Energy Real Time Optimization and Monitoring in Olefins Units
12:10 pm – 1:10 pm Lunch&Prayer
1:10 pm – 3:00 pm Process Measurement, Automation and Safety

Power System Automation
Room A
 
Ghulam Rasul
Track Chairman
Vice President Technical Committee
Instrument Chief Engineer
SWCC
Dr. Sayyid Anas Vaqar
Co-Chairman
Assistant Professor (CISE)
KFUPM
 
 
Dr. Abdelrahman Al-Odhaibi
Solar Energy Research Professor
Water and Energy Institute, KACST
Control of Energy Solar Systems In Saudi Arabia
Esam khudr
Product manager
Naizak Global Engineering System
What are challenges facing for new technologies of power automation system
Hussain A. Al Marzooq
Process Control Engineer
Saudi Aramco
SIS Bypass Optimization
 
Ghulam Rasul
Vice President Technical Committee
Instrument Chief Engineer
SWCC
ABC ( Automatic Boiler Control) load swing test.
 
1:10 pm – 3:00 pm Data Analytic Tools and Applications

UAV & Robotics in Industry
Room B
 
Khaled F. Abusalem
Track Chairman
Programme Chair
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Shokri Selim
Co-Chairman
Professor (ISE)
KFUPM
 
 
Steven Fargo
CEO
DataWing Global
Repeatable and Intelligent Inspections using Unmanned Aircraft and Operational Management Software
Dr. Uthman A. Baroudi
Wireless Sensor and Robotic Networks Laboratory
Computer Engineering Deaprtment
KFUPM
Cloud-Based Autonomous Indoor Navigation: A Case Study
Charles Barlow
President
Robotics Centre
Robotics in Industry
 
Osama Bakur Bahwal
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Adopting Robotic Technologies for Saudi Aramco Operations
Ahmed M. Awfi
Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Deployment in Oil and Gas Industries - Challenges and Future
 
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Process Measurement, Automation and Safety

Process Safety
Room A
 
Kiran Patel
Track Chairman
High Integrity Protection Systems
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Samir H. Al-Amer
Co-Chairman
Assistant Professor (CISE)
KFUPM
 
 
Patrick Flanders
VP business development
ATV HIPPS
Performance verification of High Integrity Protection Systems in upstream oil and gas applications.
Mohammed Alzinati
Senior FGS/SIS Engineer – Regional Manager
Kenexis
Process Hazardous Analysis Security Concerns
Humod M Alhumod
Sr. Manager
SABIC-Saudi Kayan
Process Safety Leading and Lagging Metrics – “You Don’t Improve What You Don’t Measure”
 
MOHAMMED J. ALSAHAF
Process Control Engineer
SATORP
Refinery Alarm Rationalization
Yusuf S Kapadia
Technical Consultant
Schneider Electric Systems
Does Digitization Have any Usability in the Domain of Safety Compliance / Safety Lifecycle Management ?
 
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Data Analytic Tools and Applications

Networking and Wireless
Room B
 
Abdullah Al-Nufaii
Track Chairman
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Hassan Al Yousef
Co-Chairman
Networks Specialist
Saudi Aramco
 
 
Dr. El-Sayed M. El-Alfy

Information and Computer Science Department
KFUPM
Analytics and Deep Learning for Anomaly Detection in Time Series
Dr. Syed Mujahid
Assistant Professor (ISE)
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
Sparse Component Analysis
Abdullah Al-Nufaii
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
LTE Evolution in Oil and Gas Automation Industry
 
Hassan Al Yousef
Networks Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Reliability and Cyber Security Controls in Wireless Instrumentation Technologies
Khalid Y. Alusail
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Building Network High Availablity over WAN Cloud
 
7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am – 10:00 am Process Measurement, Automation and Safety

Process Analyzers, Sensors & Actuators
Room A
 
Syed Nisar
Track Chairman
Instrumentation Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Sami Elferik
Co-Chairman
Technical Committee Co-Chairman
Associate Professor
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
 
 
Naren Punde
Service & Operations Manager
Measurement & Analytics, Industrial Automation
ABB – Asea Brown Boveri Ltd.
LGR-ICOS Analytical Measurement
Zaheer Juddy
Managing Director
AIMS
7 Deadly Sins of EPC Projects for Online Analyzers
Chandulal N. Bhatasana
Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Pragmatic Alternative of Z-Configuration in Gas Metering System
 
Fawaz AlSahan
Engineering Spealis
Saudi Aramco
GWR for Inventory Tanks Level Measurement
Haytham Siyam
Sales Director
Swagelok KSA
Grab Sampling
Hesham El Banna
Market Manager for Chemical & Refining
Swagelok
Co-Author: Grab Sampling
8:00 am – 10:00 am Data Analytic Tools and Applications

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity
Room B
 
Faisal Askandrani
Track Chairman
Plant Networks & Systems
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Hany Osman
Co-Chairman
Assistant Professor (ISE)
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
 
 
Gilles Loridon
CEO
Global Security Network
Energy Sector IEC 62443 Zone & Conduit Implementation Case Studies
Ammar Alzaher
Business Development Manager
Honeywell
Effectively Managing Cyber Security Risks
Tarek Akrama
Regional Sales Manager
Kaspersky Lab
Industrial Cyber Threats – New Imperative for Boardrooms. Real Secure Industry 4.0 Show Case for Interconnected Planet
 
Adetola Olawale
Technical Expert - Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems
Saudi Aramco
Secure Architecture for Industrial Control System Network
Khalid S. Al-Ghamdi
Consultant
Saudi Aramco
Measuring the effectiveness of cyber security controls
10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Process Measurement, Automation and Safety

Environmental Data Management
Room A
 
Nujood Almulla
Track Chairman
Saudi Aramco
Mechanical Engineer
Dr. Moustafa Elshafei
Co-Chairman
Adjunct Professor of Control and Instrumentation Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
 
 
Abhijit Chavan
Project Manager – PEMS & Emission Monitoring
DURAG Sales & Service GmbH & Co. KG
Predictive Emission Monitoring for Air Emission Monitoring Systems in Middle East: Features, Benefits and Challenges for ME End Users
Antonius Hameleers
Managing Director
DURAG Group
Co-Author: Predictive Emission Monitoring for Air Emission Monitoring Systems in Middle East: Features, Benefits and Challenges for ME End Users
Ramy Ahmed Dia
Technical Manager
GE Sensing (Baker Hughes, a GE Company )
Flare Flow Measurement & Combustion Control Solutions to Optimize Operation Cost & enable Environmental Regulations Compliance
 
Dr. Moustafa Elshafei
Adjunct Professor of Control and Instrumentation Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
Horizontal Directional Drilling for Utility Construction
Dr. Sami Ahmed Al-Hassan
Electrical Engineering/Consultant
Saudi Irrigation Organization (SIO)
Global Scada for Farm Irrigation in Saudi Arabia
Philip Black, PE
Product Marketing Director
Wood Group
Data Management Best Practices for Environmental Reporting
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Data Analytic Tools and Applications

Data Analytics
Room B
 
Rayan Hafiz
Track Chairman
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Syed Mujahid
Co-Chairman
Assistant Professor (ISE)
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
 
 
Paul Steinitz
Director, Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group
Digital Transformation: Challenging and Necessary
Gustavo Klaebisch
General Management
Divisible
Causal correlation and real-time assessments as new drivers for predictive analytics in Risk management practices of the Oil & Gas industry. Definition of a methodological approach.
Michele Grazioli
Chief AI Officer
Divisible Global
Co-Author: Causal Correlation And Real-time Assessments As New Drivers For Predictive Analytics In Risk Management Practices Of The Oil & Gas Industry. Definition Of A Methodological Approach
 
Apurva Sharma
Oil & Gas Industry Manager
Endress+Hauser
Sensing the Pulse of Flow Measurement with Heartbeat Technology 60
Sonny Llave
Flow Assurance Manager
Wood PLC
The Use Of Data-analytics In Real-time Production Monitoring Systems 60
Mohammed Shoukat Ali

Yokogawa Middle East & Africa
Yokogawa Co-Innovation - Digital Transformation
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Process Measurement, Automation and Safety

Process Optimization and Advanced Control
Room A
 
Rohit Patwardhan
Track Chairman
Engineering Consultant
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Sami Ahmed Al-Hassan
Co-Chairman
Electrical Engineering/Consultant
Saudi Irrigation Organization (SIO)
 
 
Paul Steinitz
Director, Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group
Breakthroughs in APC Software Yield a New Process Expert
V.Srikanth
Technical Solutions Consultant
Honeywell
Refinery Kaizen: Increase Protability by Bringing Planning and Control Together
Owais Ahmed Ahmerd
Systems Engineering
KFUPM
Increase Valve Life Cycle through Stiction Compensation
 
Hassan Alabdulmohsin
APC engineer
SATORP
SATORP’s APC, Towards Process Optimization
Hamad AlShehab
Control System Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Implementation of Advanced Process Control to Optimize the Crude Oil Stabilization
Mohammed Homoud
Process Control System Engineer
Saudi Aramco
Co-Author: Implementation of Advanced Process Control to Optimize the Crude Oil Stabilization
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Data Analytic Tools and Applications

IIOT “Industrial Internet Of Things”
Room B
 
Majid Gwaiz
Track Chairman
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Lahouari Cheded
Co-Chairman

KFUPM
 
 
Ahmad Abdulwahab

Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
Descriptive Analysis of Social Networks
Mehul Vaidya
Key Account Management & Global Project Pursuit
Pepperl+Fuchs ME FZE CA1 Jebel Ali Free Zone Dubai UAE
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 for the processing plants
Kevin Triplett
Engineering Specialist
Saudi Aramco
Controlling the Future
 
Alexis Alexander
Product Manager
VEGA Technique SAS
Improving Inventory Management and Operations using IIOT
   
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Closing Session & Feedback
 
Luay Awami
Symposium Co-Chairman
P&CSD/PASD/ Instrumentation Unit
Saudi Aramco
Dr. Hesham Kamal Al-Fares
Symposium Co-Chairman
KFUPM
Dr. Sami Elferik
Technical Committee Co-Chairman
Associate Professor
Systems Engineering Department
KFUPM
 
Dr. Soloman Almadi
ISA-SAS President
Technical Committee Co-Chairman
Sr. Engineering Consultant
Saudi Aramco
Ghulam Rasul
Vice President Technical Committee
Instrument Chief Engineer
SWCC
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO - DMS Global Director Industry Development- International Society of Automation (ISA)
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