With 40,000 professionals, across 60 countries, Wood Group is one of the world’s leading consulting and engineering companies operating across Energy and the Built Environment. Ben Hewitt is a key member of their management team responsible for defining best practices when it comes to implementing digital technologies that improve asset operations and reliability.

Bentley Systems is a leading software vendor of solutions that design, construct and operate the world’s infrastructure, including heavy industrial assets such as process plants and mines. Alistair Stubbs is responsible for the development of Asset Performance Management software and his mantra is helping users get maximum value from their data. His 30 year career has spanned two leading software organizations and Lloyd’s Register.

During this panel discussion both will address key questions regards how best to think about and deploy today’s digitalization technologies especially digital twins. The process industries have always been at the forefront of using computers and digital systems, and today there is great pressure to use the massive amounts of data and information coming in from these systems to transform operations, support remote working, and improve asset performance. These experts will share their experiences gained from years of deploying digital solutions and will provide guidance on how to implement digital twin technologies.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 · 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
  • Learn where to start with a digital twin project
  • Learn how to define business value and make the business case
  • Learn what pitfalls to avoid.
Ben Hewitt
Director of Digital Operations, Asset Performance Optimisation; Wood Group
Alistair Stubbs
VP, Asset Operations; Bentley Systems
Scott Jenkins
Senior Editor/Moderator -- Chemical Engineering magazine
Scott Jenkins has been an editor at Chemical Engineering since 2009. Prior to joining CE, Scott worked in various capacities as a science journalist and communications specialist, reporting and writing on a variety of sectors, including chemical processing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing and research policy. He also has industry experience as a quality assurance chemist and research experience as a synthetic organic chemist. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, and a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Stephanie Mayer
Anne-Marie Walters