Conference Agenda

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018

Registration and Morning Refreshments
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
Plant Performance, Efficiency and Safety – Strategies and Priorities

» Use of resources (Internal/external) vs. the OEM
» Life extension (safety) issues (with a brief case study)
» Consultants view vs. the plant engineers view
» Effect of changing economics on how the plant is run
» Legacy issues; operating a fleet this is a critical challenge as assets reach end of life
» Run to closure, legacy, people, safety
Andy Morris, Chief Mechanical Engineer, EDF Energy

Beyond Budgeting - An Agile Management Model for New Business and People Realities

» The problems with traditional management, including budgeting
» The 'Beyond Budgeting' principles and the company's journey
» Statoil's "Ambition to Action" model
» Redefining performance - dynamic and relative with a holistic performance evaluation
» Dynamic forecasting and resource allocation and no traditional budgets
» From calendar-driven to event-driven; a more self-regulating management modelImplementation experiences and advice

Bjarte Bogsnes, Senior Advisor Performance Framework, Statoil

Morning Refreshments
How the Plant Manager can Achieve Results Through Their People

» Dealing with cultural challenges when it comes to ‘team approach’ and leadership styles
» Tuning the team to the frequency of the challenge at hand in an ever-changing environment
» Planting the seed of success in the team's DNA and leading it to deliver
» Preventing failure and demotivation harming your team's success
Razvan Tanase, Plant Manager, Heineken

Continuous Improvement Programmes Development

» Continuously developing and improving all aspects of performance
» How to ensure that improvements are embedded within the culture of the workforce
» Assessing your improvements - are they sustainable?
» Pinpointing trouble spots in your operation
» Developing a sustainable improvement and development culture
Adam Frolow, Plant Leader and Operational Excellence Head, Mondelez

Morning Q&A Panel Discussion

An opportunity for you to raise points and comments regarding the morning presentation content

Networking Lunch
Group Discussion Session: Developing Your Plant Management KPIs

Having heard real life examples of technical, financial and strategic plant management in action, close the day with group discussions where we will develop concise plant management KPIs. Avoiding KPI 'overload’ and touching on central themes from the previous presentations, this is a chance for you to step back and consider your own plant KPIs that hit the right spot with your own internal and external stakeholders.

Dirk Frame, Managing Partner, T.A. Cook Consultants

Change Management and Continuous Manufacturing – Sanofi Haverhill Case Study

» Advancing your plant production from batch to continuous – capacity, regulatory and mind-set journey considerations
» Adapting to current market challenges - the shift from a patented to off-patent environment and redefining our business model accordingly
» Sanofi Manufacturing System (SMS) – Lean Manufacturing implementation in a pharmaceutical large scale facility
Manuel Piña-Dreyer, Plant Manager, Sanofi

Afternoon Refreshments
Building a Winning Plant Maintenance Strategy for Modern Operational Needs

» Viewing plant maintenance as a driver of value in your operation
» The seven things all winning maintenance strategies have in common
» Delivering results quickly and sustaining long term performance
» Using a ‘detect it, fix it, prevent it’ approach to maintenance
Paul Adams, Senior Maintenance Manager, GSK

Implementing Robust HSE Principles Across Your Operations - Considerations and Pitfalls for Plant Management

» Debunking the myth of incompatability between safety and efficiency
» Building an effective end-to-end HSE programme - considerations and learnings
» Upskilling your employees and developing a sustainable safety culture in the plant
» Ensuring buy-in and support from the board
Speaker to be Announced

Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
Evening Drinks and Networking Reception