Hydrocarbons Conference Agenda


Monday, September 10 (day 1)

Afternoon Harpeth I
1:10pmWelcome Remarks
Greg Dearwater, VP Business Development – CORYS Inc.
1:15pmTraining Issues in Upset Response
Lisa Via, Technical Director/Human Factors Engineer – Beville Engineering
1:35pmScenario Based Training Program Using OTS
Ron Besuijen, Technical Training Specialist – NOVA Chemicals®
1:55pmShadowBox Training Applied To High Fidelity Simulation
Joseph Borders, Research Associate – ShadowBox Training LLC
2:15pmMental Models for Critical Thinking.
Ron Besuijen, Technical Training Specialist – NOVA Chemicals®
2:35pmOperator Training Station Benefits
Titus Chen, Process Automation Engineer – Chevron Phillips Chemicals
2:55pmBreak
3:15pmGlobal OTS Program
Qingjun Meng, Simulation Team Lead – BP Global
3:40pmCompanion Training Manual Key to OTS Success
George Dzyacky, Training Consultant – BP & CORYS Inc. (Ret.)
4:05pm Experiential Learning and the OTS: Knowing What You (and They) Don’t Know
Nathaniel “Nat” Byrom CT/HRDC, Training Specialist – Chevron/Valero/Flint Hills Resources (Ret.)
4:30pm Day 1 Adjourned
7-10pm Redneck Riviera

Tuesday, September 11 (day 2)

Morning Harpeth I
815amOpening Remarks
Greg Dearwater, VP Business Development – CORYS Inc.
8:20amOTS Applications for Nitrogen-based Fertilizer Plants
Michael Dunlop, P.Eng., Senior Engineer - NUTRIEN
8:40amOTS for DCS Code Validation (CV-OTS)
Eddy Yap, Process Automation – DOW Chemical Company
9:00amSimulation Based Training for AXENS Prime G+ Process
Sidra Roman, Principal Technical Service Engineer- AXENS NA
9:20amAdvanced Simulation in KBR – an Historical Perspective
Celine Thomerson, Senior OTS Specialist – KBR
9:55amBreak
10:15am Using Dynamic Simulation to Optimize Abnormal Situation Response
Angela M. Summers, PhD, PE, President – SIS-TECH
10:35am Exxon Hebron Off-shore Platform OTS
Rachel Flavien, Lead Engineer – CORYS Inc.
11:05am Console Operator Certification Process Using OTS
Philippe Moisan, Sr VP Sales & B2B Strategic Development Division – Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) Training
11:25am PEMEX Downstream OTS Project - CICCOCP
Rafel Ramos Palmeros, Director of Human Talent Development – Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo (IMP)
Guillermo Romero, Project Manager - Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energías Limpias (INEEL)
11:45am On-Demand Decentralized Training Is Here!
Suhas Kulkarni, Lead Engineer – CORYS Inc.
12:00am Lunch
Afternoon Harpeth I
1:15pmCORYS Hydrocarbon OTS User – Product Management Session
CORYS OTS IndissPlus® End Users
2:30pmBreak
2:45pmCORYS Hydrocarbon OTS User Panel – Training Best Practices
All Hydrocarbon Attendee
4:30pmDay 2 Adjourned