November 11, 2016 by November 24th ‐ 26th | Antwerp, Belgium In November, Gordon Lawrence, Manager of Capital Project Consulting, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) for AP-Networks will be presenting at the 5th Annual Shutdown Turnaround (STA) Technical Forum. The conference will focus on effectively managing turnarounds and shutdowns, taking into consideration scope management, safety, and contractor management, among other issues. Gordon’s presentation, titled “Optimizing Your Turnaround Interval Strategy,” will focus on the drivers, objectives, and constraints that contribute to lost production opportunity costs. He will also examine strategies for ensuring performance predictability and competitiveness, and will look at compliance versus assurance in relation to turnaround work processes. Gordon’s presentation will take place at 12:00pm on Wednesday, November 25th. As a longtime solutions provider for asset-intensive industries across the globe, AP-Networks has extensive experience helping clients optimize turnaround and shutdown performance and improve organizational capability. The firm’s online Turnaround Network and Upstream Network portals offer subscribers access to a suite of interactive tools designed to strengthen readiness and performance in downstream and upstream shutdowns, respectively. Learn more about the STA Technical Forum on their website, and register for the conference here.