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Panelist in the Workshop/Discussion on Welding Tuesday, 27 September, 14:30 pm Loïc Amadu is a welding engineer at the Friedlander Contracting International ORTEC Group. He provides technical support for quotations on oil & gas projects clients and suppliers, studying customer specifications, norms and standards, selecting welding processes and welding and cutting/beveling machines, selecting WPQR, and estimating welding time, and also procures welding consumables. He also provides technical support to the company’s subsidiaries in Africa and handles welding discussions between clients and suppliers....

Dr. Lena Wegrelius has an MSc in Organic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Technical Chemistry from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. She holds a Technical Licentiate in Engineering Metals from Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg. Dr. Wegrelius also holds a doctorate of Technology in Engineering Metals from Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg. She has worked for Outokumpu since 1996. She is a senior specialist at Avesta Research Centre and a board member of the Swedish Pulp and Paper Technology...

Panelist in the workshop on welding Florin Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 14:30 pm Mr Justin Geraerds has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management. He has over 25 years experience in robotic arc welding. He has been CEO of Kranendonk Smart Robotics since 2016. Previously, he was Senior Expert & Business Development Au-tomation Head at Lorch System Integration, and Head of flexible automation (Robotics) Europe for Lincoln Electric Europe....

Joelle Greenwood graduated with a master in modern languages in Toulouse (France) and post graduated in Birmingham Aston University UK. Soon after graduation, in the early eighties, she joined Creusot Loire Steel Company (UK) where she engaged in the field of metallurgy for flat and forged products in various chemistries. Over several years, she developed her activities in the energy market with focus on the power generation and oil & gas (with par-ticular emphasis on offshore) applications. From the late 80’s...

Mr. Jan-Willem Rensman holds the position of Welding & Materials Engineer at Fluor BV in the Netherlands. He is a Certified Interna-tional Welding Engineer and has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical & Materials En-gineering from Twente University in Enschede, the Netherlands. His work consists of selec-tion and specification of materials, as well as review of vendor documentation for fabrication, non-destructive examination, and welding. Some special interests are materials se-lection, fabrication, and failure mechanisms of corrosion resistant materials such...

Jan van de Wetering studied Materials Science at Delft University in The Netherlands. Joining AkzoNobel in 1992 (now Nobian), he worked as a corrosion prevention consultant in the materials and corrosion technology group. In his first years, he focused on cooling and boiler water treatment and participated in a Dutch national project of the water treatment and chemical process industry to set up a standardized test for cooling water treatment programs. He has been involved in EC funded research and...

After graduating from Delft University of Technology as a metallurgical engineer in 1986, Mr. Jacko Aerts started working for DSM at the materials & corrosion depart-ment. Mr. Aerts has worked a lot on damage analysis, materials & corrosion research (like stress corrosion cracking of duplex stainless steels), inspections and consultancy work. From 1997 to beginning of 2003 he worked in the maintenance department of DSM’s caprolactam plant in Geleen, Netherlands, as manager Plant Engineering. This plant had a lot of materials &...

Since 2018 Dr. Iris Rommerskirchen is working with EBK as Business Development Director. Additionally, she is managing shareholder of the Rommerskirchen GmbH. Before she was working as Senior Vice President Business Development and Quality at the W. Schulz Group. Between 2002 and December 2014, Dr. Iris Rommerskirchen was Managing Director in different companies and holdings of the Butting Group covering responsibilities for sales, purchasing, quality, product and market development for all kinds of stainless steels, nickel alloys, clad and lined...

Plenary Lecturer, Advanced GW Green hydrogen Plant, Conceptual Design and Material Selection Thursday, 29 September, 10:00 am Hans van’t Noordende is assigned as a Technical Project Leader to the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (www.ispt. eu) in Amersfoort (NL). He is an independ-ent engineer, having a M.Sc. at Wageningen University&Research , and has more than twenty-five years of experience in engineer-ing and energy transition. He was previously employed by Bilfinger Tebodin as a Senior Process Engineer and Business Development Manager Chemicals. For...

Plenary Lecturer, How a 3D printed bridge impacts on the stainless steel industry Tuesday, 27 September, 10:30 am Panelist in the Discussion/Workshop on Additive Manufacturing Euro Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 11:30 am Gijs van der Velden has a master’s degree in Dutch and International Law. He has led MX3D, a large scale metal 3D printing company, since its beginning in 2015. MX3D gained fame by 3D printing a 6 ton stainless steel bridge for the city center of Amsterdam. Until 2017 he...