Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Agenda for the Tuesday Session at the SimSci Simulation for Business Excellence in Pasadena, CA

Tuesday - Oct 6th    

9:00 - 9:45    Welcome Session

  • Welcome by Tobias Scheele, Vice President/GM SimSci (Schneider Electric) 
  • Keynote by John Derbyshire President, President, Technology & Consulting at KBR
  • The Importance of SimSci within Schneider Electric by Ravi Gopinath, President, (Schneider Electric)


10:00 - 11:00  Workforce Development: From Questions to Quality

  • Improving Operator Effectiveness with Training Simulators by David Masciola, Simulation & Training Section Head (ExxonMobil)
  • Phased Approach to Training through Blended Learning, Services, and Cloud Simulation by Graham Provost (Schneider Electric)


11:15 - 12:15  Maximizing Returns during High Volatility

  • Challenges in Refinery Control & Optimization by Fareed Khan, Vice-President of APC/RTO (Reliance Industries Limited) 
  • Refining Value Chain Management by Martin Turk, Director, Global Application Consulting (Schneider Electric)

12:15  2:00    Lunch

2:00 - 3:00    Designing and Revamping for Efficiency and Safety

  • Practical Approach to Design and Optimization of a Dividing Wall Column by Sangil Park, Separation Column Engineer (GS Engineering and Construction) 
  • Achieving Safe & Efficient Designs with SimSci Software - Marina Velazquez, Product Manager (Schneider Electric)


3:30 - 4:30    Staying on Top of Advances in Industrial Solutions

  • Design Optimization of CO2 Capture Plant by Hyun Shin Ko,  General Manager ( Daelim Industrial Co., Ltd.) 
  • Schneider Electric Industrial Solutions by Aravind Yarlagadda, VP, Portfolio Management (Schneider Electric)

4:30 - 5:00 The Future of SimSci with SimCentral by Cal Depew (Schneider Electric)

6:00 - 8:00    Sit Down Dinner

9:00 - 11:00  Whiskey Tasting