On October 3rd, AP-Networks Managing Director, Latin America Sonia Kaestner will present on “Driving Turnaround Excellence Through the Use of Data Analytics and Digital Tools” at LARTC 2019 in Cartagena, Colombia

Important Information

What | Presentation: Driving Turnaround Excellence Through the Use of Data Analytics and Digital Tools

When | Thursday, October 3rd at 11:40am

Where | Cartagena, Colombia

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Asset Performance Networks (AP-Networks) is excited to attend LARTC 2019, the single largest annual regional gathering of Latin America’s refining and petrochemical leaders. The conference will feature two days of strategic and technical content addressing the innovations and technologies relevant to the needs of Latin America’s refineries and petrochemical plants.

In some regions of the world, including Latin America, turnarounds are viewed primarily as painful and expensive maintenance operations. With so many activities and moving parts, they are difficult to plan. And even if companies do their best to plan, it is near impossible to stick to the plan. Lack of resources and an absence of reliable tools make it even harder to consistently deliver safe turnarounds within the planned budget and schedule.

Sonia Kaestner will tackle these challenges head on in her presentation, Driving Turnaround Excellence Through the Use of Data Analytics and Digital Tools, which she will deliver on Thursday, October 3rd at 11:40am. Sonia will share Industry Best Practices, key benchmarks, and reliable tools that have been proven to affect turnaround outcomes. These practices have been successfully implemented by most of the global operators in the world as part of their turnaround improvement programs.

The presentation will provide the audience with detailed information to revise their perspective of turnaround execution from a problem to a “low-hanging fruit” opportunity. Additionally, participants can use the benchmarks provided to develop their own business cases to launch improvement initiatives, change attitudes, and improve turnaround outcomes.

Sonia Kaestner is the Managing Director, Latin America for AP-Networks. She has more than 20 years of international experience in project management consulting, marketing, data analytics & research, and training & development. With fluency in Spanish (native), English, German, and Italian, Sonia has successfully deployed team-oriented strategies and solutions in high-level organizations across the globe. In her current role, she shares responsibility for the development and growth of the company’s presence in the Latin America region.

 

About LARTC 2019

LARTC is the single largest annual regional gathering of Latin America’s refining and petrochemical leaders. With two days of multi streamed strategic and technical content addressing the innovations and technologies specifically relevant to the needs of Latin America’s refineries and Petrochemical plants.

About Asset Performance Networks

AP-Networks is the trusted leader for improving asset and operational performance in petroleum, chemical, and energy companies worldwide. We work with our clients’ most critical assets—their people, processes, and production facilities—to help them achieve safe, competitive, predictable outcomes on their high-risk events, namely capital projects and turnarounds. Our consultants are internationally recognized leaders and experts in project management, turnaround management, operations, benchmarking, risk management, and more. Our team leverages proprietary, data-driven tools that help our clients Aim Higher to achieve superior business outcomes and Aim Smarter to drive breakthrough performance. For further information regarding our full range of products and services, please visit us at www.AP-Networks.com.

 

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