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

7:30AM - 8:30AM
8:30AM - 9:15AM
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
9:15AM - 9:30AM
Exhibition Ribbon Cutting and Tour
9:30AM - 11:00AM
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
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
11:30AM - 1:15PM
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
1:15PM - 2:15PM
Lunch & Exhibition Networking
2:15PM - 4:15PM
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?
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)
4:15PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
8:00AM - 9:00AM
9:00AM - 10:30AM
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
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
11:00AM - 12:50PM
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
Ken Kirkwood /
VP of Sales United Electric Controls Co.
12:50PM - 1:50PM
Lunch & Exhibition Networking
1:50PM - 3:50PM
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
3:50PM - 4:20PM
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
4:20PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking