4th ISA Oman Event 2020


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. This event is Oman local time GMT+04:00.

7:00AM - 8:00AM
8:00AM - 10:00AM
Keynote Speeches
Mohammed Loch
President & CEO
DMS Global
Saud Fahdi
Deputy Control and Automation Discipline Head of Petroleum
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
Husam Abdullah Ahmed Al Jahdhami
Engineering Function Director
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
Tariq Qureishy
Xponential EQ and MAD Group
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Exhibition Ribbon Cutting & Tour
10:30AM - 12:00PM
Digitalization (Session 1)
Track Chair
Fahad Al Kaabi
Instrument Engineer Manager
Oman LNG
Industrial Internet Of Things (Iiot) And Industry 4.0 For The Processing Plants
Mehul Vaidya /
Key Account Manager PEPPERL+FUCHS ME FZE
Honeywell Forge – Your Solution To Improve And Sustain Process Performance, Increase Plant Reliability And Workforce Situational Awareness
Stavros Chrysanthou /
Digitalization Consultant Honeywell
Improvement of the Scan Time of Safety Instrument System (SIS) Integrity and Operational Technology (OT) Health Pilot of Bassera Dashboard System
Ibtihaj Said Juma AlHarrasi /
Control and Automation System Engineer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Lunch Break & Exhibition Networking
1:00PM - 2:30PM
Digitalization (Session 2)
Track Chair
Salim Sibani
Smart Field Project Manager
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
A Digital Approach To Answering The 3 Key Process Safety Questions
Karl H. Watson /
Process Safety Product Manager ABB
Big Data Analytics & Digitization (Baseera) for Alarm Management
Syed Asad Ehsan Kazmi /
Lead C&A System Engineer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
Industrial Networking Solutions For The Iiot Platform
Phani Kumar /
Solutions Consultant Belden
A.I. embedded Digital Advisory Platform Towards An Autonomous Operation
Jayanth Vasudevan /
Sr. Manager - Process Solutions Department Yokogawa Middle East & Africa
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Coffee Break and Exhibition Networking
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Advanced Process Control & Optimization
Track Chair
Mohammed Al Mandhari
Metering Specialist
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Metering System: Proposition and Case Study
Ghaliya Hamood AL Marhubi /
Metering Engineer LAMAD LLC
Efficiency upgrades for power stations
Ir. Karel van Wijk /
General Manager Advanced Valve Solutions
Flare Flow Measurement & Combustion Control Solutions to Optimize Operation Cost & enable Environmental Regulations Compliance
Ramy Diaa /
Technical Sales Baker Hughes
Resolution Of Vibration Step Changes On A Steam Turbine Generator
Sherif Mekawey /
Machinery Diagnostics Consultant & Technical Leader Baker Hughes
Evaluation of New Mixing Method for Pipeline Sampling
Andor Gyurik /
CEO Kimman Process Solutions BV
Intelligent Model-based Approach To Rotating Machinery Fault Detection
Praveen Gupta /
Head- Reliability Eng. & Asset Management Special Oilfield Services
7:30AM - 8:30AM
8:30AM - 10:15AM
Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity (Session 1)
Track Chair
Ali Al Khaburi
Senior GRC Manager
Nama Shared Services LLC (NSS)
IEC 62443 Security Level Considerations and SR5 RDF Implementation Case Studies
Gilles Loridon /
CEO Global Security Network
Understanding the Prioritized Approach to OT Cybersecurity
Ir. Jalal Bouhdada /
Founder,CEO Applied Risk
Human Reliability Factor for Secure Architecture for Industrial Control Systems
Adetola Idowu Olawale /
Senior Auditor – Operational Technology (OT/ICS) Cybersecurity Saudi Aramco
Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure Systems
Ph.D. Bilal Issa /
Technical Lead Trend Micro
10:15AM - 10:45AM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
10:45AM - 12:15PM
Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity (Session 2)
Track Chair
Ali Al Khaburi
Senior GRC Manager
Nama Shared Services LLC (NSS)
Vector Approach for Security Levels in Industrial Automation Control System (IACS)
Ir. Shanithbabu Nagarajan /
Principal Engineer-Control & Automation Mott MacDonald
Mapping ICS Cyber Attack To Kill Chains
Palaniappan R Kannan /
Lead Engineering Support (Functions) UEI/4(SIF) Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
The State of OT Cybersecurity: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Syed M. Belal /
Principal Consultant, Global OT Cybersecurity Solutions Pas Global Llc
Industrial Cybersecurty Integarated To Managed Services Across Enterprise
Mohammed Nabeel /
Sr. Solution Architect -Cyber Security Yokogawa Middle East & Africa
12:15PM - 1:15PM
Lunch Break & Exhibition Networking
1:15PM - 2:45PM
Field Instruments (Session 1)
Track Chair
Humaid Al Shueili
ICAT Engineering Lead
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
How Can A Maintenance Contract Improve Analysers Performance?
Zaheer Juddy /
Managing Director AIMS
Design Of Continuous Monitoring Systems For Flue Gas Pollutants
Roland Zepeck /
Sales Director JCT Analysentechnik GmbH
Level Instrument Operation Issues
Ibrahim Hinai /
C&A Engineer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
F&G Detection Mapping – Applications & Challenges
Khalid Saad Idris /
Senior C&A Engineer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Coffee Break & Exhibition Networking
3:15PM - 5:00PM
Field Instruments (Session 2)
Track Chair
Ibrahim Hinai
C&A Engineer
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
Gas And Steam Metering By Swirl Technology With Highest Accuracy And Lowest Demand On Installation Conditions
Silvio Glathe /
Area Sales Manager - Flow ABB Automation Products
Control Valve Diagnostics and Condition Based Maintenance - An OP-CO Review
Yasser Elseadawy /
Senior Control and Automation Engineer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)
Desalter and Seperator Interface Profiling with Radiometric Measurement
Alexis Alexander /
Product Manager VEGA Technique
Online Functional Testing Of Shut Down Valves
Jacob Ravn /
Sales Manager Val Controls
Online Functional Testing Of Shut Down Valves
Paul Joshua /
Regional Manager-middle East Val Controls
Lessons Learnt On F&g System - Million Dollar Detector
Jawahar Kumar Murugiah /
Lead Control & Automation Engineer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)