Agenda

Main conference:
25–26 April 2017

Workshops:
24 April gPROMS FormulatedProducts
26 April Oil & Gas seminar
27 April gPROMS ProcessBuilder

Programme

The programme provides an overview of the sessions and contents. For more information, click on the links.

Monday 24 April – gPROMS FormulatedProducts workshops Location
09:30 – 16:30 Crystallization (gCRYSTAL module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Spray drying (gSOLIDS module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Granulation (gSOLIDS module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Oral absorption (gCOAS module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 In vitro dissolution & precipitation (gCOAS module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Systems design & optimisation (gCRYSTAL, gSOLIDS, gCOAS modules) PSE

Note: Workshop Lunch included

Monday 24 April
Afternoon Advisory board lunch and meeting
Monday 24 April
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome drinks at Chelsea Harbour Hotel (Bridges Suite, 8th Floor terrace)

 

Tuesday 25 April – Morning (Main conference day 1, Chelsea Harbour Hotel)
General session – Introduction and keynotes
09:00
Welcome & introduction
Richard Tinsdeall, Chief Commercial Officer, PSE
09:10
Advanced Process Modelling – from R&D to operation, from formulation to product performance
Costas Pantelides, Managing Director, PSE
09:40
Keynote 1: The key role of process modelling in driving Operational Excellence in large-scale petrochemical plants
Jan van Schijndel, Principal, van Schijndel Strategic Consulting
10:20
Keynote 2: How digital design approaches are changing the pharmaceuticals industry
Brian Henry, Vice President, Drug Product Design, Pfizer
11:00
Refreshment break
Track 1
Advanced Process Modelling
Track 2
Formulated Products
[Pharma & Biotech, Food & Beverage, Home & Personal care, Specialty & Agrichemicals]
11:30
Resolving challenges in nuclear waste remediation through advanced process modelling
Felipe Basaglia, Adil Sardardeen, Ravindra Chunilal, Sellafield Ltd
11:30
Formulated Products update: achievements and new developments
Sean Bermingham, PSE
12:00
The use of advanced process modelling in optimising integrated steel plant operation
Bernd Weiss, Primetals
12:00
Continuous Process Development, a new work flow supported by process simulation
Flavien Susanne, GSK
12:30
Lunch – Academic poster session
Tuesday 25 April – Afternoon (Main conference day 1)
Track 1
Chemicals & Petrochemicals; Energy & Environment
Track 2
Formulated Products
14:00
Model-based real-time monitoring of ethylene cracking furnaces
Abduljelil Ilyas, SABIC; Steve Hall, PSE
14:00
Towards water-neutral infant milk formula factories using dynamic modelling
Sherwin Safavi-Nic, Danone
14:30
Optimising EDC cracker operation to enhance VCM plant economics
Wipada Lertpukpon, Kritsada Chotiwiriyakun, SCG Chemicals; Sreekumar Maroor, PSE
14:25
Creating value in the food industry with Advanced Process Modelling
Marc Jacobs, FrieslandCampina
15:00
Using high-fidelity multiscale models to screen Fischer-Tropsch catalysts
Henning Becker, Velocys  
14:50
Advanced process modelling for the food industries: unique challenges and opportunities
Maykel Verschueren, NIZO; David Slade, PSE
15:10
In silico modelling for PSD prediction across scales in an industrial crystallization process 
George Taylor, GSK
15:30
Refreshment break
16:00
High-fidelity dynamic flare analysis for downstream oil & petrochemicals
James Marriott, Paul Frey, PSE
16:00
Use of a mechanistic model to transfer a spray drying process across sites
Emmanuela Gavi, Roche
16:30
gPROMS Utilities Advisor: new technologies for reducing energy use and cost
Dorus van der Linden, DSM
16:25
Modelling of spray drying processes - a holistic approach
Sridevi Challa, Dr. Reddy's
17:00
Using high-fidelity models for redesign of industrial wastewater treatment plants 
Yvonne van der Kerkhove, DSM
16:50
Addressing problems in solids segregation in hoppers and drying in fluid beds
Mark Pinto, Procter & Gamble
17:15
Model discrimination and estimability
Sal Garcia-Munoz, Eli Lilly
17:30
Close
17:40
Close
18:40
Evening – Thames boat cruise and dinner

Wednesday 26 April – Oil & Gas seminar Location
9:00 – 12:30 Oil & Gas seminar
Fire depressurisation analysis and relief design
Chelsea Harbour Hotel

Please note: If you would also like to attend the Track 1 on Oil & Gas and Refining on the Wednesday 26 April in combination with the morning seminar, then please contact Event Manager, Sophie Gillespie at s.gillespie@psenterprise.com

Wednesday 26 April – Morning (Main conference day 2, Chelsea Harbour Hotel)
General session – gPROMS platform & product developments
09:00
gPROMS 5 – an advanced modelling architecture for high-value applications
Costas Pantelides, PSE
09:45
gSAFT – advances in thermodynamic modelling
Tom Lafitte, PSE
10:30
Refreshment break
Track 1
gPROMS ProcessBuilder developments
Track 2
Formulated Products
11:00
gPROMS ProcessBuilder 1.2 – a unified environment for applications across the plant
Maarten Nauta, PSE
11:00
Introducing gPROMS FormulatedProducts - A digital design tool for formulated products and their manufacturing processes
Dana Barrasso, PSE
11:30
gPROMS ProcessBuilder 1.2 – new capabilities for modelling of catalytic reactors
Stepan Spatenka, Vasco Manacas, PSE
11:25
Understanding twin screw granulation using Global System Analysis
Gavin Reynolds, AstraZeneca
12:00
Reactor modelling and production optimisation in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
Jiaqi Chen, Shell 
 
11:50
Application of Global Systems Analysis (GSA) to simulation of oral absorption
Mei Wong, Pfizer
12:15
Global System Analysis of interconnected flow sheet models for drug product manufacturing to performance
Pankaj Doshi, Pfizer
12:40
Lunch – Academic poster session
Wednesday 26 April – Afternoon (Main conference day 2)
Track 1
Oil & Gas and Refining
Track 2
Formulated Products
[Formulation & Product manufacture]
14:00
Challenges for Oil & Gas Operators: An industry perspective
Malcolm Woodman, MR Woodman Consulting
14:00
Supersaturation measurement and modelling: an application for pharmaceutical drug development
Rob Taylor, Sirius Analytical
14:30
New solutions for oil & gas – a showcase 
James Marriott, PSE
14:25
Parenteral Digital Design: Predictive physical stability impact of elemental residues
Garry O'Connor, Pfizer
14:50
Solid stability modelling for accelerated stability studies in gPROMS Formulated Products
Edd Close, PSE
15:15
An experimental and simulation study of a fluid bed granulation process using a mechanistic modeling approach
Sushil Shirsath, RCPE
15:40
Refreshment break
16:10
CO2 capture in natural gas production using adsorption processes
Carlos Grande, SINTEF
16:10
Microstructure-based modelling of tablet disintegration and dissolution
Frantisek Stepanek, Institute of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
16:40
ARRMO: new tools and approaches for Operational Excellence in Refining
Steve Hall, PSE
16:35
Poster winner: Numerical simulation of an impact pin mill with DEM-PBM coupling model
Xizhong Chen
17:10
Concluding remarks
17:00
Concluding remarks

 

Thursday 27 April – gPROMS ProcessBuilder workshops Location
Morning
9:30 – 12:30 Dynamic distillation modelling PSE
Lunch Workshop lunch
Afternoon
13:30 – 16:30 Mixed integer optimisation PSE
13:30 – 16:30 Global System Analysis PSE

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