About The Conference

About The Conference

MSEMS-Cologne: 24th - 25th October, 2024

Welcome to MSEMS-Cologne-2024, the pinnacle event for the turnaround community. Explore the complexities of Shutdown, Turnaround, and Outage (STO) Management in dynamic sessions and engaging discussions. Elevate your expertise, navigate risks, and strengthen your company’s resilience.

Join us for invaluable networking opportunities, connecting with key decision-makers in the industry—owners, contractors, and solution experts. Share strategies, exchange challenges, and stay ahead in the ever-evolving landscape.

At MSEMS, delve into the strategic use of Asset Management systems for a competitive turnaround scope.

A robust asset management plan is essential for success, ensuring the right work during turnarounds and forming the basis of a competitive maintenance program.

This summit isn’t just a conference; it’s a platform where thought leaders discuss essential processes crucial for effective STO management. Join us to gain insights into the latest techniques and technologies, shaping the future of STO management. Don’t miss MSEMS-Cologne-2024—be part of the transformation.

Industries Include

  • Oil and Gas: Refineries, petrochemical plants, offshore platforms, and pipelines
  • Power Generation: Power plants, including coal-fired, gas-fired, nuclear, and renewable energy facilities
  • Chemical and Petrochemical: Facilities involved in the production of chemicals, polymers, fertilizers
  • Mining and Metals: Mines, smelters, and metal processing facilities
  • Manufacturing: Various manufacturing industries, such as automotive, steel, cement, pulp and paper, food processing, and pharmaceuticals
  • Utilities: Water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, and other utility infrastructure
  • Aerospace and Defense: Aerospace manufacturing facilities and defense installations

Themes And Topics

  • Building and Implementing a Holistic Shutdown Framework from Early Planning to Post-Mortem Analysis
  • Turnaround Fingerprints: A Data-driven Approach for the Identification of Levers for Turnaround Optimisation
  • Cycle Optimisation for Turnaround
  • Integrating Capital Projects into a Turnaround Event-It’s not always the Project Manager’s Fault
  • Turnaround Scope Challenge – it’s about more than “Can it be Done on the Run?
  • Recognising Asset Integrity Management & Maintenance Strategies as Driving Force
  • Developing Proper Turnaround Strategy 
  • Turnaround Cost Estimating – Are Your Estimates Really ±10%?
  • Intelligent Decision Making and Smart Solutions to Optimise Your Shutdown
  • Dynamic Scheduling for Refinery Turnaround
  • Optimal use of Risk and Reliability Management
  • Brilliant at basics – Oil & Gas Petrochemical Plant Reliability from Instrument Perspective
  • The use of digital twins for optimal use of big data and the use advanced technologies for the execution
  • The way of transforming Maintenance from a Service Department into a Strategic Pillar
  • Long Range Planning and the stability of annual budgets, etc

Reasons To Attend

  • Expert insight from the most renowned international operators in the world: All demonstrate how they have successfully planned a robust turnaround strategy.
  • Interactive discussions focused on planning, communicating, and executing successful turnarounds.
  • Find solutions for TAR planning concerns: managing the diversity of requests, setting HSE standards and capturing previous data.
  • Get a truly global perspective on how to improve project planning and performance affordably from the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Norway, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Canada, Egypt, the USA and more.
  • Embrace a data-driven approach for identifying optimization levers in turnarounds.
  • Explore strategies for optimizing the cycle of turnaround events.
  • Turn unplanned shutdown threats into organizational opportunities.

We are pleased to invite you to this event, take the opportunity and make benefit of it!

Who Should Attend?

The event aims to bring together professionals from various disciplines involved in shutdowns, turnarounds, and maintenance, planning, and inspection, to share knowledge, best practices, and discuss industry trends and challenges. Job functions includes:

The Maintenance Shutdown Execution and Management Summit (MSEMS) is typically attended by professionals involved in the management and execution of industrial shutdowns, turnarounds, and maintenance projects. Some of the job titles that can attend this summit include:

  • Senior Management Executives
  • Plant Managers / Vice Presidents
  • Shutdown Mangers of Contractors and Clients
  • Operations and Maintenance/Shutdown superintendents
  • Shutdown Manager
  • Turnaround Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Innovation Experts
  • Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Safety Manager/Coordinator
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Cost Controller
  • Contract Administrator
  • HSE Manager
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Inspection Engineer/Inspector
  • Commissioning Manager
  • Technical Trainer/Training Manager


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