October 11, 2017 by October 28th ‐ 29th | Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore Next month, AP-Networks Managing Director George DeBakey will be speaking at the 8th Annual Asian Downstream Week conference (formerly known as Downstream & Petrochemical Asia). With an emphasis on “people, process & innovation,” the conference will focus on productivity, efficiency, and changing market conditions in the refining and petrochemical markets in Asia. AP-Networks is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the conference. At 10:40 on the 28th, George will lead a technical seminar centered on NaviTrack, AP-Networks’ Industry-leading work process deployment tool. In use at more than 300 refineries, chemical plants, and offshore facilities across the globe, NaviTrack has become an indispensable tool for countless turnaround and shutdown practitioners. In his presentation, George will give an overview of NaviTrack, and explain how to use it to achieve superior performance outcomes. And, at 11:30 on the 28th, George will give a presentation titled “Key Success Factors Driving Turnaround Performance,” in which he will draw on information from the AP-Networks Turnaround Database to analyze trends in industry turnaround performance, specifically focusing on safety, cost, schedule, and operability trends. He will also look at how to measure turnaround readiness in a way that minimizes execution surprises, and identifies the focus areas of turnaround performance improvement. This presentation will be a part of the Operation Excellence: Smart Asset Management track. As a longtime solutions provider for asset-intensive industries across the globe, AP-Networks has extensive experience helping clients optimize turnaround performance and improve organizational capability. The firm’s online Turnaround Network offers subscribers access to a suite of interactive tools designed to strengthen turnaround readiness and performance. Learn more about Asian Downstream Week on their website, and register for the conference here.