As new technologies and robotic solutions emerge, how will facilities of the future look? The seminar “Robotic-Enabled Facilities” addresses a cross-section of topics, from robotic certifications and process automation to embedding robotics into routine operations and contributing to the industrial workforce of the future.

Robotic-Enabled Facilities Seminar Program

DAY 1: February 24, 2021
08:00 AM – 9:45 AM

open to the public
Keynote Speaker:
Rami Jabari​, ExxonMobil – “Robotic Systems Enabling Unattended and Autonomous Operations​”

Justin Dickman​, UL – “Understanding Robotic Equipment Certification​”
Christi Thoms-Knox & Colin McIntyre​, Bechtel – “Partnering with Customers to Deliver Intelligent, Business Ready Facilities”
Jim Purvis & Chris Jansen, Worley & Advisian – “How to Design a Vessel for Robots – CAROL Case Study”

09:45 AM – 11:00 AM
SPRINT Robotics member companies
Adam Serblowski, Shell – “Embedding Robotics into Daily Operations”
Penny Chen, Yokogawa – “Enabling Large Deployment of Robots at Industrial Facilities”
Douglas Lee, Chevron – “Robotics Integration in Chevron Oronite”


DAY 2: February 25, 2021
08:00 AM – 11:00 AM

exclusively for SPRINT Robotics member companies

Christian Smith & Mariah Arevalo, Interactive Aerial & Dow – “Automating Internal, Confined Space Inspections”
Jürgen Moors, BASF – “The digital transformation: how to handle a mixture of brown and green field assets and the role of robotic solutions: the case of Utilities @ BASF Antwerp”
Scott Baumgartner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries – “Mitsubishi: A Technology Provider’s Roadmap to Robotic-Enabled Facilities”
Eric Bartolli, Total – “Robotics Deployment in the Shetland, the Operator Feedback​”
Alton Payne, BSEE​ – “Using Robotics Standardization to Enhance Safety Offshore​”

Following the success of last year’s seminar, the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative is organizing the second edition of “Robotic-Enabled Facilities” this February.
The seminar will be a virtual event spread over two half-day sessions. New to the seminar is this year: one segment of the program will be open for the general public to attend. All other sessions will be exclusively for SPRINT Robotics member companies.

REGISTER for the session on February 24th, 8:00 – 9:45 AM (CST)