SPACe 2014

 The 4th edition of Siemens Process Automation Conference (SPACe), held at Oberoi, New Delhi saw participation from CEOs, CTOs and technical heads of end users in addition to high-level technical experts, consultants, solution partners, OEM's and EPC's from across India. Teams comprising of highly experienced product experts and domain specialists from Siemens Germany and India were also present.

A welcome speech coupled with a brief introduction on the Industry Sector by Mr. Bhaskar Mandal, Sector Cluster Lead, Siemens SAS marked the beginning of the event. Presentations by key customers, videos of customer testimonials and launch of SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.1- were some of the highlights of SPACe 2014. Mr. Axel Lorenz, Vice President for Process Automation, Siemens AG and Mr. Jurgen Spitzer, Vice President for Process Instrumentation, Siemens AG, jointly elaborated on the NAMUR Standards in Process Automation. Additionally, presentations on COMOS and a technology forum were also organized.

A panel discussion on ‘Advantages of integrated engineering in operation and maintenance’ was also organized. Moderated by Mr. Umesh Sathe, Business Head, Sensors & Communication, the panelists comprised of an even mix of end-user, OEM, System Integrator and Siemens experts. Mr. B.R Mehta from Reliance Industries Ltd, Mr. Sanjay Mathur from SMS Siemag, Mr. Joy Aloor from Fox Controls Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Axel Lorenz & Dr. Markus Wolfgang Hesse from Siemens AG discussed how the scope of engineering can be extended to the entire lifecycle of the plant and if this would prove beneficial for all the stakeholder representatives. The panel also emphasized that for a wide scale adoption in India, technology providers should gear up to deliver on this concept.

The interactive workshops on various topics, ranging from Simulation and Operator Training with PCS 7 SIMIT, Process Instrumentation and Analytics – Choice of Technologies to Drives in Process Industries and Process Automation Life-Cycle-Services, were well received and witnessed participation from all attendees.

Summarizing his experience, Mr. Joy Aloor from Fox Controls Pvt. Ltd, a System Integrator, said “This is my 3rd SPACe event and every year it has only gotten better. I particularly liked the interactive sessions and the panel discussion.”

With over 180 customers from different industries, SPACe 2014 proved to be a networking ground, providing the customer community an opportunity to come together and share with Siemens their experiences, knowledge and expertise.

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Key-Speakers

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1

Mr. Hans Strobl

Siemens AG

The Journey of SPACe – from India to Global

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2

Dr. Stefan Bamberger

Siemens AG

SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.1 Launch PCS 7 RoadMap

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3

Mr. Sourav Ghosh

Siemens Ltd.

SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.1 Launch PCS 7 Innovations 2014

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4

Dr. Markus Wolfgang Hesse

Siemens AG

COMOS (Walkinside)

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5

Mr. Joy Aloor

Siemens Ltd.

Solution Partner_presentation_FOX

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6

Mr. Franz Handermann

Siemens AG

Siemens Solution on Process Safety

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7

VSS Heads Germany (Klocker, Mr. Gunther Walden)

Siemens AG

Siemens Technology for Verticals -Industry (Pharma and FB)

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8

Mr. Sandeep Vaidya

Siemens Ltd.

Beyond Measurement

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9

Mr. Keyur Vyas

Siemens Ltd.

Solution Partner_presentation_Himak

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10

Mr. Tanmay Deokule
Ms. Vidya Patil

Siemens Ltd.

Simulation and Operator Training with PCS 7 SIMIT

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11

Mr. Sandeep Vaidya

Siemens Ltd.

Process Instrumentation and Analytics – Choice of Technologies

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12

Mr. Narendra Patil

Siemens Ltd.

Drives in Process Industries

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13

Mr. Saibal Roy

Siemens Ltd.

Process Automation Life-Cycle-Service

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