May 11, 2016 by May 24th – 27th, 2016 | San Antonio, Texas In May, Dr. Shawn Hansen, Manager of Capital Project Consulting for AP-Networks, will be speaking at the AFPM Reliability & Maintenance Conference and Exhibition. The conference will focus on improving reliability in the refining and petrochemical industries. Dr. Hansen will be presenting his white paper “Empirically Measuring and Optimizing Turnaround Scope” on Thursday the 26th at 8:30am. Using statistics and benchmarks from across Industry, the paper will investigate the relationships between turnaround scope and turnaround practices & outcomes. Dr. Hansen will empirically demonstrate that owner/operators can substantially improve turnaround performance and realize cost savings by optimizing scope, and will present the methodology used to develop AP-Networks’ game-changing Turnaround Scope Index (TSI) benchmark. 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 Turnaround Network offers subscribers access to a suite of interactive tools designed to strengthen turnaround readiness and performance. Learn more about the AFPM Reliability & Maintenance Conference and Exhibition on the conference website.