3rd ISA Oman Section Event 2019


All times on the event are local times, each year we organize a wide range of events so that people can come together, collaborate, and learn from each other in different ways

Keynote Speeches
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO
DMS Global
Director Market Development Middle East & Asia Pacific
Salim Hamed Al Hinai
ISA Oman
Dr. Amer Saif Saeed Al-Hinai
Director of Sustainable Energy Research Center
Sultan Qaboos University
Exhibition Ribbon Cutting and Tour
Digitalization (Session 1)
Track Chair
Fahad Al Kaabi
Instrument Engineer Manager
Oman LNG
Approach to Digital Transformation for Energy Business
Madhav Kasture /
HUB Sales Leader IMEA ABB
Execution of Digital Transformation Strategies
Paul Steinitz /
Director, Strategic Services ARC Advisory Group
Energy Efficiency Surveillance Tool (EEST): A Journey Towards Minimising Energy Waste
Vinay Kumar Sharma /
Senior Process Control & Optimisation Engineer Petroleum Development Oman LLC
Digitalization in Maintenance Management to Improve Profitability, Safely.
Ir. Krishna Bidare Venkata /
Technical Consultant Schneider Electric - Applied Instrument Technologies
Digitalized Command Centre
Maria Piera Scuri /
Co-Founder / General Manager Spazio
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
Digitalization (Session 2)
Track Chair
Mohammed Murad
Real Time Operations Team Lead
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
Ejaad - Linking Industry & Academia
Dr. Omar Al-Abri /
Researcher Ejaad
Benefits and Added Value Through Digitalization and IIoT in Process Industry
Apurva Sharma /
Team Leader - Industry Management Endress+Hauser
Managing Process Safety Risk with Analytics and Your HAZOP
Jan-Willem Noorloos /
Safety Solutions Consultant Honeywell Middle East
Data Contextualization and Events Gateways as Means to Accelerate Workflows in Digital Oilfields
Thony Brito Cardier /
Regional Sales Manager Digital Oilfields Rockwell Automation
Yokogawa’s Synaptic Business Automation (SBA) Aims to Transform Industry
Saptarshi Bhowmick /
Department Manager Yokogawa
Lunch & Exhibition Networking
Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity
Track Chair
Ali Zuhair Al Khaburi
Senior GRC Manager
Nama Shared Services LLC (NSS)
IIoT Cyber Security Challenges and Innovative Cyber Architecture?
Ir. Gilles Loridon /
CEO Global Security Network
Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity
Dr. Alexander Horch /
Vice President Research, Development & Product Management HIMA Group
Security Requirement in Functional Safety Standard 61511
Shanith Babu Nagarajan /
Principal Engineer - Control & Automation Mott Macdonald
Implementing DHS Cybersecurity Guidelines in Industrial Control Systems
Kris Voorspoels /
Regional Technical Manager OWL Cyber Defense
Emerging Risks in the Age of Digitalization and Increased Cybersecurity Threats
Eddie Habibi /
Founder & CEO PAS Global
SIS Security Risk Classification and Implementation
Palaniappan Kannan /
Consultant Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
Advanced Process Control & Optimization
Track Chair
Salim Al Mawali
Process Control & Optimization Corporate Function Discipline Head (CFDH)
Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Surge Testing of New Centrifugal Compressors On Site
Medhat Zaghloul /
Regional Technology Manager CCC (Compressor Controls Corporation)
MPC/APC Advanced Process Control
Fatema Al Mamari /
Process Control Engineer Oman Refinery Company (ORPIC)
New Optimization Concept That Reformed Water Injection Management (SWIT)
Abdullah Khalfan Salim Al-Musalhi /
Process Control and Optimization Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Real Time Model-Based Optimizing Solution, Combining Deep Process Knowledge with Digitalization – Unlock the Potential
Vahid Rezagholizadeh /
Senior Product Portfolio Manager Siemens LLC
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
Field Instruments (Session 1)
Track Chair
Mohammed Al Mandhari
ICAT Engineering Team Lead
Occidental Petroleum
Ultrasonic Gas Flow Meter Recalibration Interval
Ph.D. Mahmood Albalushi /
Metering Engineer Oman Gas Company
Adaptation of Digitization in Online Analyzers with Cellular Data Transmission
Zaheer Juddy /
Managing Director AIMS
Adaptation of Digitization in Online Analyzers with Cellular Data Transmission
Ph.D. Mahmood Albalushi /
Metering Engineer Oman Gas Company
Axial Compressor (AN200) Operating Envelope Requirements and Upgrade of Control System
Teeba Salim Al Akhzami /
Control System Engineer Oman LNG
Fire and Gas Operations and Performance Challenges - You are Free to Speak your Mind
Yasser Elseadawy /
Control and Automation Engineer Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Reimagining Predictive Maintenance Solutions with WirelessHART Gas Detection
Kenneth Kirkwood /
Vice President United Electric Controls
Lunch & Exhibition Networking
Field Instruments (Session 2)
Track Chair
Mohammed Al Mandhari
ICAT Engineering Team Lead
Occidental Petroleum
Flare Flow Measurement & Combustion Control Solutions to Optimize Operation Cost & Enable Environmental Regulations Compliance
Ramy Diaa /
Products Manager Baker Hughes GE (BHGE)
Valve Condition Monitoring
Khurram Rehman /
Condition Monitoring Engineer Oman Gas Company
Valve Condition Monitoring
Fahad Abdullah Al Hinai /
Control & Automation Support Supervisor Oman Gas Company
Success Stories of Non-Intrusive Flow Meters in the Oil & Gas Industry
Eike Schwede /
Director of Sales BU FSU ME NESE, Sales/BU Leader FLEXIM GmbH
Leak Detection in Water Pipelines - Integrating Sensors and Cloud Based Applications, Providing Resource-Efficient Water Management
Michael Korah /
Sales Specialist – Process Instrumentation Siemens
Level Instrumentation Suitable for Maintenance with No Process Shutdown
Vaisakh Sudhesan /
Technical Sales Engineer VEGA Technique
ISA Oman Feedback
Saud Fahdi
Head of Automation
Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Challenges in Development of C&A skill sets - practical reflection
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO
DMS Global
Director Market Development Middle East & Asia Pacific
Salim Hamed Al Hinai
ISA Oman
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking