In the 9th Process Management Academy (4 & 5 March 2013, Antwerp / Belgium), the focus was primarily on efficiency and effectiveness. The event was organized by the ARC Advisory Group and PROCESS, which industry executives and technology companies could learn from each other. PI International was one of the sponsors, from the PI organization was PI Belgium / Netherlands manager Ronald ten Boden present at this event.
The two-day event included presentations by end users, ARC analysts and other industry experts who shared their experiences and jointly looked at the future of automation. The appearance of the company Microsoft was a surprise to many, but with the many issues discussed cloud, cyber security and data reduction it was an appropriate complement of the participating parties.