Expert Workshops

13 - 15 February 2023   |   Exhibition World Bahrain
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
11:15 12:15

Next Generation Project Delivery - Session 2: What can be done to improve project performance and how do we envision project delivery in the future? (by GDA Project Management & Commissioning Technical Committees) ROOM D

The purpose of this session is to frame alternative approaches enterprise/project teams can adopt to close the current gaps, reduce value leakage, and in so doing, achieve better performance towards capital efficiency. As the industry moves toward a world of automation, digitalisation and industrialisation, the intent is to explore future market requirements and how organisations can respond including the use of technology.


Ghaith Aljazzar

Regional Director of Business Development, Fluor Corporation


Roberto J. Arbulu

Executive Vice President, Strategic Project Solutions, Inc (SPS)

Michele Scotto-Di Carlo

Chief Operating Officer, Technip Energies

Dr. Ahmad Al Qattan

Market Intelligence, Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd

Ali Hasan Jaffar

Operations Superintendent , BAPCO

13:30 14:30

Digital Energy Management and Decarbonisation (Using online optimisation and monitoring tool) (by GDA Energy Management Technical Committee) ROOM D

The digitalized energy management system is an essential aspect of decarbonization which is at the center of national climate strategies. It helps to optimize energy generation and consumption, and improve the energy system’s efficiency and profitability. Digitalization offers an opportunity to leverage data that we already have to get sustainable energy where it needs to be.


Mohamed Alhashmi

Team Leader, Energy Management, ADNOC Refining


Dhanasekar Periyasamy

Sr. Principal Solution Consultant, AspenTech

Aisha Al Mehrezi

Manager, Technical Assurance Department, ADNOC Refining

16:00 17:00

Challenges of Digital Transformation in Asset Management (by GDA Digitalisation & Reliability Technical Committee) ROOM D

Objective: Identification of the digital transformation challenges in the Asset Management field and members' knowledge of the best ways to overcome these challenges. Outline: “The importance of digital transformation in the field of Asset Management” brief by the session moderator. KIPIC experience in the challenges of digital transformation in the field of Asset Management by the session moderator. - Difficulty in Business Case Realization. - Low Digital Maturity and old workplace practices leading to - - Adaptation Resistance. - Lack of Technical Expertise.


Ahmad Albasri

Sr. Engineer, Reliability, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

16:00 17:00

Digitalisation in Action, Real Case Study of Refinery Optimisation (by GDA Operational Excellence Technical Committee) ROOM E

This real-life case study presents how Digitalization tools are effective in the optimization of real refinery & Petrochemical plants. Today’s refinery and petrochemical plants are deeply integrated and present a challenge in terms of taking the initiative and capitalizing on opportunities to improve the overall margin. The case study will demonstrate the complexity of today’s unit configurations and how digitalization gives the process engineer and plant operator a new dimension in looking at the “big picture” aiming to improve the bottom line.


Nasser Al Shammari

Operational Excellence Sr.Engineer, SATORP


Jean Paul Sacy

Vice President MEA, Lummus Technology

Nimit Arora

Senior Director, Lummus Technology

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