Keep up with the latest advancements in automation technology. Learn how industry leaders are applying the latest technologies for bottom-line results. Discuss emerging technological trends, current use cases, practical issues, and benefits with industry experts and peers. Technology forums will focus on the latest major technology developments in the following topics.
Technology Forums are scheduled for Tuesday, October 9, 1:00pm and Wednesday, October 10, 1:15pm
Organizations continually strive for improved reliability of essential assets to achieve their business goals. The importance of asset reliability is heightened as facilities are placed in more remote locations and/or local expertise is limited.
The panel will share their experience implementing and using solutions that drive improved asset reliability with a specific focus on remote capabilities. Learn how these solutions can help you improve the performance of your essential assets no matter where they are located.
Note: We are planning to equip all attendees with an electronic Audience Response System. This will allow you to provide real-time feedback and direct the discussion to best serve the needs of the group.
Graham Baird, Condition Monitoring Engineer, A/S Norske Shell, Norway
Russ Ritchie, Principal, R-Squared Automation Ltd. (Alberta Canada technical services company)
Mike Boudreaux, Director, Platform Business Development, Emerson Process Management
Robert Skeirik, Program/Project Manager, AO Wireless & Vibration, Emerson Process Management
Rusty Ekness, Director, Asset Optimization Marketing & Platform Management, Emerson Process Management
Some of the most creative innovations are spawned from the toughest problems. One good example of this is DeltaV's Electronic Marshalling. Here is your opportunity to impact the innovations of tomorrow by sharing the toughest unsolved problems that are affecting you today. Our panel of experts will present a review of the most recent product developments and the enabling technologies in digital communications and field device digital integration that we see to be leveraged for the solutions to you problems. Technologies impacting digital device integration, field device diagnostics, alarm management, and device commissioning and replacement will be reviewed.
Chris Kantzes, Senior Principal Software Engineer, Emerson Process Management
Director - Security Architecture, Emerson Process Management
Principal Engineer, Emerson Process Management
Kim Van Camp,
Marketing Product Manager, Emerson Process Management
Klaus Erni, DeltaV Hardware Product Marketing Manager, Emerson Process Management
Scott Hokeness, Manager Strategic Product Planning, Emerson Process Management
Tomas Wennerberg, Product Manager Usability, Emerson Process Management
Bob Lattimer, Sr. Principal Engineer, Emerson Process Management
Emerson and Industry subject matter experts will discuss the current state of virtualization in process control and shed light on upcoming enhancements that will offer additional benefits and features to the DeltaV virtualization roadmap.
Derek Pound, Microsoft
Dirk Thiele, Emerson Process Management
Mark Nixon, Manager of Research, Emerson Process Management
Over the past several years, IEC62591 (WirelessHART) has grown at a rapid pace to an almost common place status. End users from around the globe are using this technology to improve their plant performance, increase personnel safety, reduce environmental impacts and at the same time reduce cost, speed up installation, and lower project risks. This session will include a panel of end users who have not only used wireless to solve a particular problem in their plant but have also grown their use of this technology. Through attending this session you will learn how others are using this technology to improve their business performance as well as the capabilities of this technology.
Steve Chi, Project Manager, Phillips 66
Robert Vigansky, Computer / Instrument & ControlsTechnician, We-Energies
Michael Phillips, Senior Engineer - Measurement Regulation and Control, Southern CA Gas
Tom Ashby, Energy Services Operations Manager, Energy Systems Group
Michael Fischback, Senior Facilities Engineer, Plains Exploration & Production Company
Bob Karschnia, Vice President Wireless, Emerson Process Management