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Tuesday – December 1, 2020
*All times are in Central Daylight Time (CDT)
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
CDT
Welcome and Introduction

Conference Introduction.

Pete Shirley – Managing Director, USA
AP-Networks

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
CDT
COVID-19 Impacts on Turnarounds

How has COVID-19 impacted turnarounds planning and execution, and long-range planning? We shed light on the strategies Industry leaders using to tackle the "new normal" of turnaround management.

Mike O'Kane – VP, Products and Services
AP-Networks

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
CDT
Virtual Coffee Break

Meet us back at 11:00 AM CDT for a Round Table Discussion on Executing Turnarounds Amid COVID-19.

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
CDT

Executing Turnarounds Amid COVID-19: A Roundtable Discussion

Safe execution of turnarounds is always paramount, but it's taken on a whole new dimension amid the COVID-19 pandemic. During this discussion, participants will discuss the practices they've employed to keep their turnaround teams safe.

Carl Souchereau – Managing Director, Canada
AP-Canada

11:45 AM - 12:15 AM
CDT
AP-Networks Research Update | Cost Estimating

AP-Networks' 2019 "Understanding and Improving Early Estimating Practices" research study examined the accuracy and precision of cost estimates within the United States. During this presentation, we will share findings from the study, including best practices for early estimating.

Brian Riggs – Analyst
AP-Networks

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
CDT
Virtual Break

Meet us back at 12:45 PM CDT to see the latest tools and functionality within the AP-Networks Digital Platforms.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
CDT
AP-Networks Digital Platforms | Recent and Upcoming Functionality Enhancements

The Technology and Software Engineering team has been hard at work over the past year bringing all-new tools and capabilities to AP-Networks' cloud-based platforms. This presentation will cover recent and upcoming enhancements, providing a sneak peak at the information that will be shared during The Network Edge.

Mimi Eshetu – Manager, Implementation and Training
AP-Networks

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
CDT

Benchmarking Presentation

The AP-Networks Turnaround Database is the world’s largest collection of turnaround data. This presentation offers exclusive access to the latest research from the database, with actionable insights into turnaround preparation and performance trends.

Nathan Centofanti – Manager, Benchmarking and Data Services
AP-Networks

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
CDT
Virtual Coffee Break

Meet us back at 2:30 PM CDT for a Roundtable Discussion on what's next for Industry after 2020.

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
CDT

2021 and Beyond: A Roundtable Discussion

What comes next? After a year like no other, AP-Networks will moderate a discussion with Industry leaders on the overall business climate, and how they're looking beyond 2020 to the decisions and improvement initiatives that will guide them in 2021 and beyond.

Brett Schroeder – Managing Director
AP-Networks

3:20 PM - 3:35 PM
CDT

Turnaround Excellence Award

Last year, AP-Networks asked the question, "What does excellence look like?" We answered that question with the debut of the Cost to Business Index (CBI), a quantifiable means of measuring value. We'll revisit the metrics that underpin the CBI, and announce the winner of this year's Turnaround Excellence Award.

Nathan Centofanti – Manager, Benchmarking and Data Services
George DeBakey – Managing Director
AP-Networks

3:35 PM - 3:45 PM
CDT

Conference Closing

Closing Remarks

Pete Shirley – Managing Director, USA
AP-Networks