Attend the Shutdowns Turnarounds Superconference and you will find sessions and case studies that delve into rigorous planning, scheduling, execution, scope management, turnaround assurance, procurement as well as new technologies and advancements in digitalization and robotics.

Join industry colleagues, competitors, and innovative solution experts to ensure your team has the skills and strategies in place to manage the timelines and control the costs of increasingly complex turnarounds.

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Agenda at a Glance

Main Conference Day 1: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  • Suncor Journey in Turnaround Assurance & Scope Management – Case Study
  • The Six “M’s” of Successful Shutdowns Planning and Execution
  • Reducing Timeline and Risk with Effective Turnaround Procurement
  • A Connected Workforce Changes Everything – Maintenance Digitalization
  • Here Comes the Future: How Our Work Lives Are About to Radically Change and How to Survive and Thrive – Special Presentation
  • Considerations for Unit Rate Contracting
  • Using Unmanned Access and Robotics to Reduce Risk in High Risk Areas
  • Strong Integration of Capital Projects into Turnarounds – Turnaround Excellence
  • CAROL and How Technology & Innovation Can Improve Safety & Efficiency on Turnarounds

Main Conference Day 2: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

  • Effective Cost Management Strategies for On-Budget Project Execution
  • How Do You Perform a Good Schedule Review and How to Move from a Good Schedule to a Great Schedule
  • Integrated Planning and Scheduling Using STO Prometheus and How to Stick to Your Schedule
  • The Importance of Using Specialized Contractors to Maximize Turnaround Effectiveness
  • Oil to Oil Optimization Through Innovations in Unit Preparation
  • Recruitment and Retention of Skilled Labour in Today’s Marketplace
  • Interactive Polling Panel – Finding Answers to Your Top Turnaround Challenges

Pre-Conference Workshops: Monday, December 9, 2019

a. A Year in the Preparation of a Turnaround – Intensive and Practical Road Map for an Effective Turnaround

b. A Day in the Execution of a Turnaround – The A to Z Daily Plan for Critical Turnaround Deliverables

c. How to Transition from a Technical Expert to an Effective Leader – Gain Skills for Teamwork, Leadership and Communication