Agenda

The Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London
17–18 April 2018 – Main event

Outline agenda

The outline agenda provides an overview of the sessions and contents.

For more details, please see the detailed agenda or download the agenda.

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Monday 16 April – gPROMS FormulatedProducts optional and invited events
Morning Hands-on workshop
Lunch Optional workshop lunch Advisory Board lunch
Afternoon Hands-on workshop Advisory Board meeting

Evening
(7-9pm)

Welcome drinks at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel [The Bridges Suite]
Tuesday 17 April – Main conference day 1
Morning

General session – Introduction and keynotes

Refreshment break
  Track 1 – Formulated Products Track 2 – Advanced Process Modelling
Lunch Academic poster session
Afternoon Track 1 – Formulated Products Track 2 – Chemicals & Petrochemicals
Refreshment break
Track 1 – Formulated Products Track 2 – Chemicals & Petrochemicals
Evening
(6:30pm)
Thames boat cruise and dinner
Wednesday 18 April – Main conference day 2
Morning General session – Keynotes  
Refreshment break
Morning General session – gPROMS platform & product developments
Lunch Academic poster session

gPROMS User Group kick-off meeting
Afternoon Track 1 – Formulated Products Track 2 – gPROMS ProcessBuilder & Oil, Gas & Refining
Refreshment break
Track 1 – Formulated Products
Track 2 – Oil & Gas
Thursday 19 April – gPROMS ProcessBuilder optional events
Morning gPROMS ProcessBuilder hands-on workshops 1:1 meetings
Lunch Optional workshop lunch
Afternoon gPROMS ProcessBuilder hands-on workshops 1:1 meetings


Detailed agenda

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

Monday 16 April – gPROMS FormulatedProducts workshops Location
09:30 – 16:30 Crystallization (gCRYSTAL module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Reaction & Separation PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Spray drying (gSOLIDS module) PSE
09:30 – 16:30 Dry & Wet 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
09:30 – 16:30 Ultrafiltration membrane separation using gPROMS FormulatedProducts PSE
09:30 - 16:30 Continuous direct compression (CDC) using gPROMS FormulatedProducts PSE
09:30 - 16:30 Vial lyophilization using gPROMS FormulatedProducts PSE

Note: Workshop Lunch included

Monday 16 April
Time (7-9pm) Welcome drinks at Chelsea Harbour Hotel [The Bridges Suite]

 

Tuesday 17 April – Morning (Main conference day 1, Chelsea Harbour Hotel)
General session – Introduction and keynotes
09:00
PSE intro & welcome
Mark Matzopoulos, PSE
09:10
Digitalisation: the central role of advanced process modelling in a digital world
Costas Pantelides, PSE
09:40
Keynote 1: Pioneering equation-oriented modelling: perspectives from an early adopter of digital design
Ben Weinstein, Procter & Gamble
10:20
Keynote 2: Combining digitalisation & deep process knowledge: a vision for the process industries
Mathias Oppelt, Siemens
11:00
Refreshment break
Track 1 
Formulated Products
Track 2 
Advanced Process Modelling
11:30
FP 4.0: Mechanistic models for efficient and effective Digital Design and Digital Operation of Formulated Products and their manufacturing processes
Sean Bermingham, PSE
11:30
Digitalisation for R&D at BASF – combining models and data for smarter innovation
Michael Rieger, BASF
12:10
Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Food Product & Process Modelling – combining food process modelling expertise and experimentation to accelerate innovation
Kevin van Koerten, NIZO / David Slade, PSE
12:00
Quantifying uncertainty in metallurgical process operation and design
Andreas Spanlang, K1-MET
12:30-13:30
Lunch

13:30-14:00
Academic Poster session
Tuesday 17 April – Afternoon (Main conference day 1)
Track 1 
Formulated Products
Track 2 
Chemicals & Petrochemicals
13:50
Advanced Process Modelling for Preservation in Dairy
Priyanka Viaude, FrieslandCampina
14:00
Process fundamentals in a counter-current moving bed
Rob Johnson, ExxonMobil
14:15
A PSE approach for shelf life predictions of infant milk powders – modelling oil oxidation
Arend Dubbelboer, Danone
14:30
Use of a slurry reactor model to study the feasibility of continuous processing
Kwok Leung Tse, Infineum
14:40
Merging high-fidelity CFD-DEM simulations and reduced-order models through the PSE-RCPE Centre of Excellence
Massimo Bresciani/Thomas Forgber, RCPE / Sean Bermingham, PSE
15:00
Dynamic assessment of pressure relief in petrochemical facilities
Graham Moffatt/Apostolos Giovanoglou, PSE
15:05
Process modelling at Sandoz: a generic pharmaceutical company’s perspective
Miha Jaklic, Sandoz Lek
15:30
Refreshment break
15:30
Refreshment break
16:00
Prediction of the dynamic behavior of a new solvent recovery unit
Peter Drogt, DSM
16:00
Inclusion of flowsheet models into pharmaceutical drug product development workflows
Conrad Davies, Pfizer
16:30
Using a digital model to drive cracking furnace improvements
Yasser Al-Goufily, SABIC
16:25
The road to digitalisation of continuous manufacturing - a case study on a segmented fluidized bed dryer
Jonathan Meyer, UCB
17:00
Using Digital Twin technology to enhance ethylene plant operations: a demonstration
Otmar Lorenz, Siemens / Pedro Rivotti, PSE
16:50
Mathematical modelling of spray impingement and film formation on pharmaceutical tablets during film-coating
Harry Christodoulou, UCL
17:15
Use of oral absorption modelling to support preclinical candidate selection and EIM formulation strategy
Markus von Raumer, Idorsia
17:40
Close
17:30
Close
Time 6:30pm (embarking)
Evening – Thames boat cruise and dinner

Wednesday 18 April – Morning (Main conference day 2, Chelsea Harbour Hotel)
General session – Keynotes and gPROMS platform developments
09:00
Keynote 1: The key role of Advanced Process Modelling from R&D to Operations
Suracha Udomsak, SCG Chemicals
09:30
Keynote 2: Using system modelling to accelerate drug substance development 
Neil Hodnett, GSK
10:00
gPROMS 5.2 - an advanced modelling architecture for digital applications 
Christian Schulz, PSE
10:30
Refreshment break
General session –gPROMS platform & product developments
11:00
gSAFT: a predictive thermodynamic package for multiphase/multireaction systems 
Tom Lafitte, PSE
11:30
From experimental data to validated model – an integrated workflow
David Slade, PSE
12:00
gPROMS web-based applications – delivering the power of simulation and optimisation models to a browser
Costas Pantelides, PSE
12:30-13:30
Lunch

13:30-14:00
Academic Poster session
Track 1 
Formulated Products
Track 2 
gPROMS ProcessBuilder & Oil, Gas & Refining
13:50
Evaluation of crytallization modelling to support process development
Alex Caillet, Novartis
14:00
gPROMS ProcessBuilder 1.3 – new libraries and capabilities
Maarten Nauta, PSE
14:15
Combined crystallization and milling modelling to aid scale-up prediction and equipment selection
Dan Patience, Biogen / Niall Mitchell, PSE
14:30
Laboratory to industrial reactor: model-based design, scale-up, and operational optimization of fixed bed catalytic reactors and processes
Alejandro Cano, PSE
14:40
Digital twins and microfactories for future manufacturing
Cameron Brown, CMAC

15:00
Modelling and optimisation of membrane contactor for natural gas sweetening
Ven Chian Quek, 
Petronas

15:05
Refreshment break

15:30
Refreshment break
15:35
Crystallization kinetic modelling of agrochemical active ingredients 
Olga Lobanova, Syngenta
16:00
Advanced process modelling for refinery-petrochemical integration
Abdullah Alghazal, Saudi Aramco / Steve Hall/Sreekumar Maroor, PSE
16:00
Simulation and optimisation of continuous crystallization processes in a MSMPR cascade system
Francesca Perciballi, Roche
16:30
Advanced model-based optimization of a Natural Gas Liquid recovery unit
Satyadileep Dara, Khalifa University of Science and Technology / Artur AndradePSE
16:25
Industrialisation of continuous processes: the place of process simulation
Flavien Susanne, GSK
17:00
Power to the user: Operational Excellence in refinery preheat train operation
Steve Hall, PSE
16:50
Investigating performance of lyophilizers at different scales
Robert Ronnback, Ferring
17:15
Do we really need mathematical models in cell-based bioprocessing?
Alex Kiparissides, UCL
17:30
Concluding remarks
17:30
Concluding remarks

 

Thursday 19 April – gPROMS ProcessBuilder workshops Location
Morning
9:30 – 12:30 Global System Analysis – systematically exploring the process decision space PSE
9:30 – 12:30 Model validation – enhancing predictive capabilities using data PSE
Lunch Workshop lunch
Afternoon
13:30 – 16:30 Adsorption – effective design of a PSA system PSE
13:30 – 16:30 Initialisation Procedures: making models initialise robustly PSE

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