NAMUR endorses the Process Management Academy (PMA) 2013

from 2012-11-16


Boosting Profitability & Efficiency:
Fine-Tuning Your Processes to Meet Today–s Industry Challenges

March 4-5, 2013 - Radisson BLU Astrid Hotel, Antwerp, Belgium

ARC Advisory Group–s 9th Annual Process Management Academy is a premier forum for industry executives and technology solution providers to share current best practices and learn about emerging solutions in automation and manufacturing IT. PMA delivers content key to the success of any business with a focus on process or hybrid production. 

The topics at PMA 2013 are:

Continuous vs. Batch 
Real-time Process Feedback
Energy & Material Efficiency Optimisation
Plant Maintenance in Process Industries
Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) in Regulated Industries

The two-day forum includes presentations by end users, ARC analysts, and other industry experts who will share their experiences and provide an outlook on the future of automation.  Dedicated workshops, facilitated by ARC, will focus on specific issues surrounding cyber security, Big Data and the Cloud, 3D simulation and training, as well as optimizing supply chains and demand response.

About PMA

The PMA is an industry forum that exists since 2002 and has established itself as a platform for the European process industry. The focus is on manufacturing technologies and how processes and technology need to be designed to fit the future development.

ARC–s PMA attracts around 100 to 120 people from the process industries each year, discussing the future trends in manufacturing and the new challenges automation and production needs to face.  Past events covered topics such as the Chasm between Management, Technologists and Operations, Operational Excellence through Process Automation, Sustainability and Innovation in Asset & Process Management, or Excellence in Safety and Sustainability.

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