Process Management Academy Process Management Academy 2013: Focus on Profitability & Efficiency

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Profitability and efficiency will be focus topics of the 9th Process Management Academy (March 4-5, 2013, Antwerp/Belgium). Presented by the ARC Advisory Group and PROCESS , this unique event gathers industry executives and technology solution providers to share current best practices and learn about emerging solutions in automation and manufacturing IT. Next year's highlight topics include fine tuning of processes as well as asset management issues.

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120 participants, four workshops and 12 presentations — highlights of the PMA 2012.
120 participants, four workshops and 12 presentations — highlights of the PMA 2012.
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Antwerp/Belgium – 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. The Process Management Academy (PMA) delivers content key to the success of any business with a focus on process or hybrid production.

Apart from specialised presentations and discussions, the Process Mangement Acdemy offers the chance for personal and business exchange, participants agree: “ARC’s forum presented an excellent opportunity for me to network with many top experts and management executives in different companies and areas that are of interest to Saudi Aramco,” stated Taher Al-Nemer, Saudi Aramco

Visit also our online gallery from last year's PMA 2012!

Topics at the Process Management Academy 2013 are:

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

The series of presentations is accompanied by dedicated workshops, facilitated by ARC, that focus on specific issues and offer the room for discussions with industry experts.

ARC organized the first Process Management Academy in 2002. Since then, the event has grown to establish itself as a premium platform and information exchange for the European process industry. The focus is on the business benefits of process technologies and how they need to be designed to support future development.

Fine-Tuning Your Processes to Meet Today’s Industry Challenges

Each year, the PMA attracts 100 to 120 executives from the process industries and focuses on future trends in manufacturing and the new challenges facing process industry executives. 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, and excellence in safety and sustainability.

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With rising energy prices and an increasing awareness of environmental and personal safety, 2012's Process Management Academy in Antwerp focused on 'Excellence in Safety and Sustainability'. Nearly 120 participants discussed cyber security, process safety, brand protection and energy management. Read more in Safety First! Successful Process Management Academy 2012 in Antwerp