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Symposium | Monday, 13 March 2017 | 1300 - 1700
Networking Reception | Monday, 13 March 2017 | 1700–1900


DSATS (SPE’s Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section) and ART (IADC’s Advanced Rig Technology Committee) will hold a half-day symposium featuring two keynote presentations on automation and robotics. The Programme will take place at the Huisman facility in Rotterdam and conclude with a tour of the unique Huisman Innovation (Drilling) Tower which has been built as a demo unit on the dockside.

Four industry leading speakers will address the state of the art drilling automation and robotics followed by a panel session.

Keynote Speakers

Space Robotics Gianfranco Visentin, Head, Automation & Robotics Section, European Space Agency (ESA)

The State of Drilling Automation Compared to Other Industries Ekaterina Minyaeva, OTM

Continuous Motion Rig Odd Skaerseth, CEO, WEST Group

Drilling Automation Advances Eric Quinlan, Huisman

Shell’s Drilling Automation Project – SCADAdrill Mark Anderson, Manager Drilling Mechanics Technologies, Shell

11.00 - 12.00 DSATS/IADC ART Symposium delegate badges (only) available to collect from Registration desk at the Conference Venue: World Forum
12.00 - 12.30 Buses depart from World Forum to Huisman Facility
12.30 - 13.00 Buses arrive at Huisman Facility
13.00 - 15.00 Start of Symposium
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
17.00 - 19.00 End of Symposium & Start of Reception
19.00 - 19.30 End of Reception. Buses depart from Huisman Facility to the World Forum
19.30 - 19.40 Buses arrive at World Forum

Space is limited so be sure to register early which also ensures the early bird rate for members.
The meeting will be followed by a sponsored reception for symposium attendees.

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