Tuesday August 25, 2020
8:00 am - 8:15 am
8:15 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:45 am
- Handheld Wireless Technology for Refining and Petrochemical Operations
- Public Policy that Drive Emerging Technologies
- Leveraging Technology for Facility Operations, Training and Maintenance
- Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned from COVID-19
- Case Study Analysis of the World’s First Commercial Fixed-Bed Catalyst Removal Robot

11:00 am - 11:45 am
- Wireless Instrumentation Technology for Refining and Petrochemical Operations
- Public Policy that Drive Emerging Technologies
- Drone Technology Uses for Refining and Petrochemical Inspections
- Return on Investment with Refining and Petrochemical Data
- Avoiding Issues with Non-Decomposed Mercaptans During Sulfiding
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
- Crude to Chemicals - The Reality versus Perception
- Roundtable Session: Turnaround Planning and Execution
- Refining Case Studies on Leveraging Data Analysis and Reporting Tools for Decision-Making
- Emerging Leaders
- Using Step-Out Catalyst Technology to Drive Refinery Efficiency

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
- FCC Catalyst Selection
- Roundtable Session: Turnaround Planning and Execution
- Human Organizational Performance (HOP)
- Workforce Development and Retention
- Maximization of High-Value Transportation Fuels and Petrochemicals with Refinery Conversion Processes; Real-time Crude Oil Data for Refinery Decision Making
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
- A Practical Guide to Getting your Project Approved and Manage Economic and Technical Risk
- Roundtable Session: Safety Before and During Turnarounds Including Contractor Onboarding
- Industry Resources from AFPM/API Advancing Process Safety
- Future of Refining Panel Discussion
- Understanding Digital Process Monitoring in Refineries Through Connect’In™: A Case-Study Approach

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
- Alignment of Asset Management Policies with Improving Site Profitability
- Roundtable Session: Safety Before and During Turnarounds Including Contractor Onboarding
- Walk the Line
- Future of Refining Panel Discussion
- Managing Workflow Processes for Alarm Management, Safety Instrumented Systems and Cybersecurity
Wednesday August 26, 2020
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Track 1: Crude & Coking
- Town Hall: High Sulfur Fuel Oil processing, Crude Compatibility, Turnaround and Reliability

Track 2: Gasoline Processing
- Lessons Learned PES Incident
- HF Alkylation Risk Management

Track 3: Hydroprocessing
- Emptying Your Reactor - A Primer
- Effective Catalyst Selection Strategies

Track 4: FCC
- Refactory - Failure Mechanisms, New Technology and Best Practices

Track 5: Technical
- Roundtable and Case Study Session: Integrity Operating Windows (IOWs) and Corrosions Control Documents

Track 6: Technical
- Emerging Leaders

Track 7: Technical
- Deep Learning/Machine Learning with APC and Online Optimization
- Digital Transformation In Refining: Looking Back, Looking Forward
9:30 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Track 1: Crude & Coking
- Roundtable Session: Reliability and Maintenance

Track 2: Gasoline Processing
- Town Hall: Various Operational Topics

Track 3: Hydroprocessing
- Regulatory Compliance: Perception vs Reality

Track 4: FCC
- Optimization of the FCC at Lower Feed Rates

Track 5: Technical
- Corrosion Control - Case Studies on Inspection Techniques and Technology
- Roundtable Session: Asset Strategy Optimization

Track 6: Technical
- Improve Decision Making with Improved Mass Balance
- AI/Analytics

Track 7: Technical
- Flange Assembly
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Track 1: Crude & Coking
- Monitoring and Improving Equipment Operations

Track 2: Gasoline Processing
- Benzene In Gasoline: Recent developments in the Market Making Technologies More Attractive
- Reformer Reliability Issues

Track 3: Hydroprocessing
- Turnaround Scope Development 101

Track 4: FCC
- FCCU Pressure Balance Fundamentals
- FCC Optimization

Track 5: Technical
- Risk Based Inspection
- Improving Machinery Reliability… Applying Precision Maintenance: Achieving Step Changes with “Best In Class” Field Application Techniques

Track 6: Technical
- Comprehensive Blend Optimization and Analyzer Performance Monitoring
- Smart Manufacturing Platform and its Application to Equipment Monitoring

Track 7: Technical
- Electronic Permitting
- Tank Maintenance and Cleaning
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Track 1: Crude & Coking
- Coking Troubleshooting and Lessons Learned

Track 2: Gasoline Processing
- Molecular Management Around Gasoline Units
- Increased Octane Demand - Investment Strategy for the Future (Traditional Technologies vs. Emerging Technologies)

Track 3: Hydroprocessing
- The How and Why of Hydroprocessing Safety Systems

Track 4: FCC
- FCC Catalyst Withdrawal Line Reliability
- Equipment Fundamentals and Maintenance - Catalyst Slide Valves, Flue Gas Slide Valves, Orifice Chambers and Variable Orifice Valves

Track 5: Technical
- Roundtable Session: Routine Maintenance Planning & Scheduling - Best Practices to Improve Craft Work Productivity

Track 6: Technical
- Dynamic Real Time Optimization for Value Sustainment: The Same Silos are Not Going to Cut It

Track 7: Technical
- Crude Troubleshooting and Lessons Learned
Thursday August 27, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Track 1: Crude & Coking
- Unit Optimization
- FAQs and Q&A

Track 2: Hydroprocessing
- Driving Hydrocracker Profitability without Capital Investment
- Ask the Expert: Hydroprocessing SME Q&A Panel

Track 3: FCC
- Ask the Expert: FCC SME Q&A Panel

Track 4: Technical
- Roundtable Session: Turnaround Scope
- Roundtable Session: Rope Access Repairs
- Roundtable Session: Wireless Technology

Track 5: Technical
- Using Data Visualization and Advanced Analytics Methods for Troubleshooting Column Flooding Events
- Industrial Autonomy in the Process Industries
- HTHA/Residual Elements

Track 6: Technical
- Discussion Session: Maintenance - Risk Based Inspection
- Mechanical Integrity: RAGAGEP
10:30 am - 11:00 am