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Event:September 7-8, 2016, manetch World Class Digital Transformation 2016
Location:Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR


manetch organizes the World Class series about the digital, mobile and social transformation of the enterprise. Full program and registration here:  Use the code MESA20VIP for a 20% off the current rate.

If you have any questions while regsitering, please contact Andrea Vargas at

Event:September 21, 2016, MESA International UK Special Interest Group Inaugural Autumn Meeting
Location:Jaguar Land Rover Castle Bromwich

We are starting up a MESA International SIG (Special Interest Group) for the UK.

We invite you to attend our Inaugural AUTUMN Meeting on September 21st (at no charge*).

The aim of the MESA UK SIG is to give UK manufacturing companies, information technology hardware and software suppliers, system integrators, consulting service providers, analysts, editors, academics and students the opportunity to learn and share MOM best practise, as we head into these 'interesting times' with Smart Manufacturing, Industrial internet of Things and Industry 4.0. 

The meeting will include a tour of the F-Type Jaguar production facility.  MESA non-members are invited to attend.

To reserve a place for the meeting,email Steven Hewitt,

*should you reserve a place but not attend, MESA reserve the right to recover costs of £75 per head.

MESA UK SIG Inaugural Meeting Invitation 

Event:September 26-28, 2016, Smart Industry 2016
Location:The Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL, USA


The Smart Industry 2016 conference focuses on the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry and the IIoT.  Leading industry technologists, early manufacturer adopters, and solution providers will convene for this second annual event, September 26-28 at the legendary Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago, to discuss this digital disruption.  Topics include:

DevOps Implications for an OT World

Next- Generation Cybersecurity for the Industrial IoT

Realizing & Maintaining the Production Asset Digital Twin

Fog Computing in an Industrial Context

Preparing Legacy Systems for the IIOT

Lessons Learned from IIoT Deployments 

MESA members receive 10% off registration with discount code MESA or $500 off exhibit tabletop.  If interested in exhibiting, please contact Tony D'Avino at  

Event:October 20-21, 2016, IoT Tech Expo North America Conference & Exhibition
Location:Santa Clara, CA, USA 


Europe's leading IoT conference will be arriving in Santa Clara, North America on 20-21 October for two days of top level content and discussion, introducing and exploring the latest innovations in the Internet of Things arena.

There will be case studies and 5 dedicated conference tracks covering the entire Internet of Things ecosystem including Smart CitiesConnected LivingDeveloping & IoT TechnologiesConnected Industry and Data & Security, in addition to a free exhibition

Bringing together over 4,000 attendees from across the entire IoT industry with representatives from sectors including government, energy, education, transportation, healthcare, manufacturing, M2M and many more, this event is not to be missed. The IoT Tech Expo is set to showcase the most cutting edge technologies from more than 100 exhibitors and provide insight from over 200 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences.

Register today for your FREE expo pass:

Register for your paid workshop pass which gives you access to all 5 conferences, networking platforms and presentation materials -

Use discount code MESA20 to receive 20% of registration fee

Event:October 26-27, 2016, 9th Asian Downstream Week


Event: October 26-27, 2016, 9th Asian Downstream Week

Asian refiners and petrochemical players are constantly looking for new ways to improve operational performance and asset longevity. The agenda for the 9th Annual Asian Downstream Week is designed to help them achieve these objectives.

The region's largest conference and exhibition for the downstream refining and petrochemical industries will take place on the 26-27 October 2016 as part of the Singapore International Energy Week organised by Singapore's Energy Market Authority - which is expected to attract over 15,000 visitors this year.

This year's agenda will revolve around the theme: "Achieving Operational Excellence through Digital Transformation" with an in-depth focus on the following key sub themes:

.Digital Manufacturing & Automation

.Connected Supply Chain

.Operational Excellence & Asset Optimisation

With a wider focus on the petrochemical industry (including specialty chemicals) and new focused stream on automation and digitalisation, ADW16  will showcase keynotes and presentations led by leading industry experts on the two-day, three track conference programme which includes:

.         Claus J. Nehmzow, Digital Innovation Organisation Asia Pacific, BP Singapore Pte Ltd

.         Vishal Mehta, Head of Digital Strategy, Architecture and Technology, Reliance Industries Limited

.         Vikas Prabhu, CIO - Oil, Gas and Retail, Essar Group

.         Martin Hawkins, COO, HMEL

.         Dr Kishor Dongaonkar, VP - Technology Center of Excellence, Reliance Industries Limited

.         P S Moorthy, Engineering Services Manager - Downstream Manufacturing, Shell Eastern Petroleum

.         Dr. Werner Reimann, Senior Expert Application Development Fuel Additives, Clariant Produkte 

.         Selva Guru, Principal Engineer, Singapore Refining Company

.         Sharul Rashid, Principal Engineer - Instrument and Control, Petronas Penapisan Terengganu

.         Abdullah Dhafer, Operational Excellence Leader, Saudi Aramco

.         Sudhagar Raghavan, Manager - Global Lean & Operational Excellence, BASF

.         Mai Tuan Dat, Production Manager, Binh Son Refining & Petrochemical

.         Charles Nie, E-business and Supply Chain Optimization Manager, Covestro 

ADW16 At a Glance

.         4 Plenary Keynotes, 3 strategy-focused streams

.         50+ Expert Speakers, 40 International Exhibitors, 600 Downstream, Refining & Petrochemicals Experts

.         FREE to attend on-floor technical seminar

.         Schedule 1-to-1 business meetings

.         Access to international energy professionals at the networking cocktail reception

Download the brochure to view the full programme and see who else will be speaking:

.         Interested to visit the exhibition & attend the technical seminar?

Register today for your FREE visitor pass:

.         Interested to attend the conference and access ALL areas of the 2-day event?

Click HERE to register for a 25% discounted conference pass or visit:

The 2016 event will once again bring together key players in the oil & gas, refining and petrochemical industries to discuss business-critical issues including: project development, margin improvements, energy efficiency, and integration of petrochemical complexes. Get involved today!

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