Hydrocarbons Conference Agenda


Sunday, October 10 – Arrival

Afternoon Citrus Piazza and Venetian Foyer
4-7pmWelcome Reception
Only available in-person
4-7pmRegistration
Only available in-person

Monday, October 11 (day 1)

Morning Combined Session - Venetian 4-5
7:00amRegistration Opens - Hotel Conference Center
8:30amSimTech 2021 Opening Remarks and Introductions
Jody Ryan, Chief Commercial Officer, CORYS Inc.
9:00amCEO Adress
Nicholas Lacand, CEO, CORYS Inc.
9:15amKeynote Address – “Convergence of physical and digital systems, building digital plants in parallel with their physical twins”
Anthonie Cilliers, Senior Manager, Instrumentation, Controls and Electrical, Kairos Power

Bille Stone
10:15amBreak
10:30am Keynote Address - “Deep Earth Exploration and the coming Deep Space Missions”
Bill Stone, Explorer and Scientist
Bille Stone
11:30am Break
12:00pm Lunch
Afternoon
1:15pmHydrocarbons Welcome Remarks
Greg Dearwater – VP Business Development, CORYS
1:20pmDigital Twin Builds Resilience in Process Control
Kedar Kottawar – Design Consultant, Sis-Tech Solutions
1:40pmUnexpected Benefits and Results of Dynamic Simulation
Matt Babiy - Process Safety Operator, Keyera
2:00pmAmmonia Process Technology Licensor OTS Development for Support of Brownfield Sites
Shoujun Bian - Technology Manager, KBR
2:20pmSimulator Support Essential to Sustained OTS Benefits
TBD
2:40pmBreak
3:00pmOptimization for Upstream Oil and Gas Production
TBD
3:20pmSimulation for the Growing Renewables Market
David de Gruyl – Advanced Applications Manager, AXENS
3:40pmA Formula for Accelerating Autonomous Anomaly Detection
Bob Drabbant - Automation Platform Consultant, ABB
4:00pmDynamic Simulation Accelerates Largest Petrochemical Complex Start-up
Sandy Bouissa – US Regional Digital Lead, ABB
4:30pm Day 1 Adjourned
7-10pm Social Event
Margaritaville at Universal City Walk

Tuesday, October 12 (day 2)

Morning
8:15amHydrocarbons Awards Ceremony
Greg Dearwater – VP Business Development, CORYS
8:40amImplementing a Global OTS Program
TBD
9:00amOTS - A Strategic Component for Greenfield Proprietary Polymer Process
TBD
9:20amSimulation Use in Process Safety Management
TBD
9:40amBreak
10:00amSimulation Uses in Light Hydrocarbons and DCS Migrations
TBD
10:20am Leveraging the Cloud for Cross-Site Training
Nathan Leonard and Sarah Grace Mitchell – CORYS
10:40am The First High-Fidelity Simulator for Electrical, Control and Process
TBD
11:00am Break
11:20am CORYS Product Road Map
Peter Herbert – COO, CORYS
12:00pm Lunch
Afternoon
1:30pmHYDROCARBON USER GROUP ROUND TABLE MEETINGS (WITH BREAK)
CORYS Hydrocarbon OTS User Panel - Training Best Practices
CORYS Hydrocarbon OTS User Product Management Session
4:30pmDay 2 Adjourned