Post-Summit Interactive Workshops: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

IQPC’s workshops are unique opportunities to spend valuable time with industry experts. These interactive sessions are extended to ensure that you get to the heart of the conference’s most critical issues and uncover practical solutions you can apply in your own company and its maintenance strategies. When designing our workshops, we create a balance between theory and practice in order to provide you with practical takeaways that can be adapted for your organisation. In addition, there is an opportunity for you to network with peers from similar organisations to build your network and broaden your industry perspective and exposure.

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and welcome coffee

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Condtion Monitoring 101: Tutorial for maintenance professionals on Condition Monitoring/Evaluation for plant rotating equipment

Ali Al Shurafa, Senior Reliability and Machinery Vibration Advisor, Saudi Aramco
During this tutorial, the participants are engaged in analyzing and solving real life problems in the field of condition monitoring. This workshop is very beneficial and practical for maintenance professionals involved with rotating equipment. After this tutorial, participants will be able to:

1. Recognize CM procedures (measurements, a criteria etc.)
2. Select applicable monitoring techniques and identify pitfalls
3. Apply CM on motors, turbines and pumps
4. Evaluate condition based on: vibration, axial position, speed, temperature and current
5. Decide for acceptance based on condition

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Ali Al Shurafa

Senior Reliability and Machinery Vibration Advisor
Saudi Aramco

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM Networking coffee break

12:20 PM - 2:00 PM Embracing digital technologies to drive reliability and performance improvement in operations and achieve excellence

Michael Turner, Independent STO Consultant & Global Maintenance Expert,
With technology advancing on a rapid pace, there has been a significant shift to digital technologies in the recent time. Oil and gas operators however have just recently started to embrace the potential of digital technologies.
In the oil and gas industry, maintenance is yet to fully exploit the potential that these digital technologies can bring to their operations. The concepts of IoT, big data, and more have substantial scope for maintenance professionals, waiting to be fully utilised and implemented. Attend this workshop to:

  • Discover the scope of digital technologies to drive excellence in maintenance strategies
  • Step-by-step approach in formulating a competent strategy to fully exploit the potential of digital technologies
  • Understand the activities where digital technologies including big data analytics and IoT are used and its benefits

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Michael Turner

Independent STO Consultant & Global Maintenance Expert

2:00 PM - 2:00 PM Networking lunch break and end of post-summit workshop

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight.