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Agenda: The Key Topics in the Process Industry
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28 November, 2018

Time                   Topic and Speaker
08:30-09:00        Welcome Reception and Exhibition
General Session
09:00-09:10Welcome and Introduction of HIMA Benelux team

Josse Brys, Senior Manager Sales and Regional Development
09:10-09:30HIMA opening address: A New Era in Process Safety

Sankar Ramakrishnan, CEO, HIMA Group and Nico Ramstetter, Managing Director HIMA Benelux B.V.
09:30-10:00Safety Becomes Smart

Stefan Basenach, Group Vice President Segment Process, HIMA Group
10:00-10:30Functional Safety in today's connected world

Dr. Alexander Horch, Vice President R&D and Product Management, HIMA Group
10:30-11:00Networking Break and Exhibition
Management Session

Technical Session – HIMA Safety Platform
11:00-11:30Safety Platform Integration: Unique safety platform enables efficient applications

Sergej Arent, Director Applications, HIMA Group
SILworX News – The Tool for the HIMA safety platform

Ivo Hanspach, Director of Product Management, HIMA Group
11:30-12:00Smart Safety Services: How to optimize ROI by using smart collaboration

Fabio Lodigiani, Group Vice President Safety Services, HIMA Group
HIQuad X completes the HIMA safety platform

Sebastian Dänner, Product Manager, HIMA Group
12:00-12:30Smart Safety Applications: Comprehensive solutions to improve plant profitability

Sergej Arent, Director Applications, HIMA Group
HIMax HART Solution – The Package for advanced and safe diagnostics

Ivo Hanspach,  Director of Product Management, HIMA Group
12:30-13:45        Lunch Break and Exhibition
Management Session

Technical Session – HIMA Applications

13:45-14:30Holistic approach for a secure last line of defense

Dr. Alexander Horch, Vice President R&D and Product Management, HIMA Group
Antonio Holl, Service Engineer, HIMA Benelux
13:45-14:15How pipeline management becomes part of a plant safety strategy

Kai Kron, Senior Sales Manager HIMA Germany
14:30-15:15HIMA safety rail applications

Ferdi van den Brule, Project Engineering Manager, HIMA Benelux
14:15-14:45One system for safety interlocks and critical control of burners, boilers and heaters

Karl-Heinz Kruse, Applications Manager, HIMA Group
14:45-15:15HIMA TMC, Less Downtime, More Revenue 

Uwe Bruckhoff, Applications Manager, HIMA Group
15:15-16:00        Networking Break and Exhibition
                             General Session
16:00-16:45
Keynote: Open Process Automation
                                 
Bert De Wilde, EMEA Process Control Discipline Technology Lead, ExxonMobil

16:45-17:00
Wrap-up and Q&A
                                 
Valentin de Leeuw, Vice President, ARC Advisory Group
17:00-19:00
Networking Reception

 Agenda titles are subject to change.