Invensys events focus on operational excellence

Invensys Operations Management is to host a series of international events focused on enabling operational excellence using an open enterprise control system.

Invensys Operations Management is to host a series of international events focused on enabling operational excellence using an open enterprise control system.

Opsmanage'10 will begin in North America at the Peabody Orlando hotel in Orlando, Florida, US, on 18-22 October.

Additional Opsmanage'10 conferences will be held on 8-10 November in Sydney, Australia; 17 November in Tokyo, Japan; 24 November in Seoul, Korea; 2 December in Taipei, Taiwan; 16-17 November in Paris, France; and 1-2 December in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The event series will be a multi-discipline educational experience that will give attendees an in-depth look at how Invensys's Infusion enterprise control system (ECS) enables new opportunities for the company's clients and partners to deliver operational excellence across four key areas: control, asset, productivity and environment and safety.

The latest open technologies and collaborative business models will be explored, along with the role of Invensys's Avantis, Eurotherm, Foxboro, IMServ, Simsci-Esscor, Skelta, Triconex and Wonderware brands, all components of the Infusion ECS.

'We are offering 12 different vertical industry strategy and solutions tracks, along with product brand and user-group tracks, hands-on experiences and training that cover virtually all aspects of enterprise control, from industry and business strategy to instrumentation to connecting with ERP systems,' said Mark Davidson, vice-president - global promotional marketing and communications at Invensys Operations Management.

The Opsmanage'10 Expo area will host a variety of Invensys ecosystem partners who will present methodologies and solutions expertise for achieving control, asset productivity and environment and safety excellence.

Industry-specific presentations will showcase manufacturing, energy, infrastructure, products and software experiences, and attendees will be able to participate in hands-on demonstrations of Invensys Operations Management and partner solutions.

Additional detailed product and application training opportunities are also offered as part of the conference agenda.

As global sponsors, Microsoft and Cognizant will be on hand to discuss the results of co-innovation between Invensys, other Invensys partners and Invensys customers using their latest technology and services capabilities.

The events will include educational sessions covering asset management and effectiveness, mobile solutions, safety practices, manufacturing intelligence, process automation and energy management.

Forums focused on specific vertical industries, including food and beverage; mining, metals, and minerals; facilities management; power; water/wastewater; upstream oil and gas; hydrocarbon processing; pharmaceuticals; and chemicals will also be featured.

Keynote speakers in Orlando will include Chris Trimble, business innovation expert and author of '10 Rules for Strategic Innovators from Idea to Execution', and Sudipta Bhattacharya, chief executive officer and president of Invensys Operations Management.