Upstream Petroleum Economics: Economics, Risk, Fiscal Analysis, KL, Malaysia

Overview

This 3-day Upstream Petroleum Economics is specially designed to equip delegates with the skills and techniques to evaluate and make decisions on petroleum projects.  The workshop covers cash flow analysis, economic indicators, risk analysis and fiscal analysis. Throughout the workshop, participants will complete practical exercises and examples to reinforce their understanding of the concepts.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • UNDERSTAND the way in which the oil and gas industry evaluates and makes decisions on petroleum project investments.
  • CALCULATE and INTERPRET economic indicators.
  • APPLY risk analysis to oil and gas investments.
  • EVALUATE petroleum fiscal and PSC terms of worldwide.
  • APPLY the principles of economic/financial analysis through practical instruction in the analytical techniques used in the industry.
  • PREPARE economic analyses and to review critically the analyses prepared by others.
  • RECOGNISE and DIFFERENTIATE between good and bad practice in oil and gas industry economic/financial evaluation
Who will attend
  • Accountants
  • Economists
  • Engineers
  • Explorationists
  • Financial managers
  • Geologists
  • Negotiators
  • Planners
Trainer

Expert Trainer has over 40 years’ experience as a petroleum economist in the upstream industry. Expert Trainer is an international consultant in petroleum economics.

Expert Trainer has presented over 200 short courses for the petroleum industry in the Asia, Europe, USA and Africa on petroleum economics and worldwide PSC/fiscal regimes. He has also given frequent presentations to oil and finance industry seminars and conferences internationally.

Expert Trainer has held various petroleum economics and commercial positions in the oil and gas industry. He has advised companies and governments in the Asia/Pacific region on petroleum PSC and fiscal terms. He has valued many petroleum properties and companies for acquisition and sale; prepared economics research reports on oil and gas industry projects and has provided commercial support for oil field operations and investments worldwide.

Case Studies

Tabletop Exercises:

  • Preparing a net cash flow projection.
  • Determining economic life and estimating reserves.
  • Calculating tax and demonstrating the economic effects of typical tax regime.
  • Calculating cost recovery and profit sharing.
  • Generating cash flow incorporating inflation.
  • Showing the effect of fiscal drag.
  • Calculating NPV and demonstrating its features.
  • Calculating real and nominal NPVs.
  • Calculating IRR and interpreting multiple IRRs.
  • Calculating payback.
  • Calculating CPI.
  • Incremental economics and the effects of fiscal terms.
  • Preparing sensitivity analyses and using them to make investment decisions.
  • Preparing probability analysis and defining the statistics.
  • Using probability and combining uncertain oil industry variables.
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Economics of drilling, farming out acreage and the effects of fiscal terms on exploration decisions.
  • Calculating the net cash flow of an example field development under the countries’ fiscal terms.
Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

 

Venue

Workshop venue to be confirmed. 

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Search, Detect & Respond (Security Threats & Risks)

Overview

This workshop is meant to equip and augment the skills of the security professional in charge of borders, ports, critical infrastructure, public and private buildings and places of interest and worship. Professionals will be able to fine tune their skills and knowledge in search and detect for potential security threats and hazards and subsequently respond appropriately in the quickest time possible for the smallest window of threat exposure.

More details coming soon..

Who will attend

Organisational Management at any level that are responsible for people, property and/or business continuity. Management in the area of security/ risk management and operational management:

  • Strategic Planner & Managers
  • State Security Agencies
  • Government Ministries
  • Corporate Security Managers
  • Strategic Risk Managers
  • Security Consultants
  • Crisis Response Managers
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Facilities Management Managers

From the following background:

  • Aviation
  • Banking and finance
  • Community centres and services
  • Embassies of foreign governments
  • Government agencies
  • Healthcare
  • Maritime and shipping
  • Oil and gas infrastructure
  • Plant and public utilities
  • Power station
  • Production
  • Residential and office buildings
  • School, colleges and universities
  • Security and defence
  • Shopping malls
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Transportation
Trainer

Expert Trainer has been working, training and educating internationally in the field of anti and counter-terrorism for the past 25 years. He is a retired former member of a counter terrorism training wing, known only as DG1.

Expert Trainer has been delivering education and training to International Police, Armed Forces, Private Security Personnel including international organisations from both public and private sectors. 

Case Studies

To be confirmed.

 

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management for Modern Cities and Attractions

Overview

You will learn how to build a crisis management capability, building a team which makes best use of your staff and how to develop and write a crisis management plan. The workshop will also discuss Crisis leadership and how crisis management differs from normal business.

Day 1 of the workshop will involve the core concepts of crisis management, an understanding of the difference between incidents and crisis. Expert Trainer will discuss how to identify where crisis may come from and how to recognise them.

Day 2 will commence with a discussion on the difficulties of strategic decision making followed by understanding how crucial it is to get crisis communications right, and how to develop a crisis communications strategy.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • STRENGTHEN crisis management capability in your organisation.
  • MAXIMISE the benefits of planning and exercising.
  • LEARN how to write a Crisis Management plan.
  • MASTER key skills required to manage a crisis.
  • GAIN vital practice in exercising a number of scenarios.
  • MAKE good decisions in a crisis.
  • DISCOVER AND OPTIMISE the benefits of crisis communication.
Who will attend

Vice Presidents, Directors, Head of Departments, Managers, Supervisors, Executives and Personnel of the following disciplines:

  • Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Emergency Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Environment Health & Safety
  • Risk Management
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Security
Trainer

Expert Trainer has over 30 years of experience in Counter Terrorism (CT) strategy, protective security, CT training, risk assessment and quality assurance.

With a vast experience of risk and crisis management at both an operational and strategic level, Expert Trainer has represented the UK government in a number of countries as a Counter Terrorism expert. He has trained, accredited, and coordinated over 250 Counter Terrorism Security Advisers across the UK.

Case Studies

To be confirmed.

 

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Security Risks

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Overview

This 2-day Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Security Risks Masterclass provides delegates a strategic understanding on the new threats and paradigms emerging from IoT while guiding on the right approaches in handling such threats. Due to the nature of IoT and its ubiquity, security needs to be addressed in a fundamentally different way; the devices are no longer important, but their data is. Based on the zero-trust networking, assume breach and cattle-vs-pets paradigms, this Masterclass will help delegates look at IoT security in a whole different way. 

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • Recognise the new threats IoT pose for an enterprise
  • Identify the threats and limitations at the technical level
  • Integrate IoT security in your existing security management
  • Determine proper responses to IoT threats
  • Refocus your security efforts to stay in control
Who will attend
  • Corporate Business Continuity
  • Corporate Infrastructure
  • Information Security 

  • Information Security and Risk

  • Network administrators
  • Network Architecture
  • Network Security Systems
  • Network Services

  • Payment and Fraud
Security
  • Payment Systems & Risk
Group
  • Security Programme
  • Security
Information Security Policy
  • System Administration
Trainer

Armed with more than 30 years of experience in this industry, Expert Trainer is an independent security consultant. Expert Trainerhas been involved in many large-scale projects including mobile security, banking security, industrial automation, covering technical and non-technical aspects.

Expert Trainer started as a technical security tester and has delivered courses on mobile security in Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Capetown. He has international experience in most European countries, the Caribbean, Asia and the Middle East.

Expert Trainer has consulted a large number industries ranging from ministries of Dutch government, utilities companies, banking sectors, Europol, payment providers, and Dutch Telecom operators.

Case Studies

To be confirmed.

 

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Maritime Cyber Security

Maritime Cyber Security
Overview

This workshop aims to increase awareness and provide knowledge on maritime cyber security through case studies and practical examples that attendees will be able to apply as best practises to their organisations, in order to optimise resources allocation and achieve maximum return-on-investment in the maritime sector.

It will provide the inputs required for building and maintaining a comprehensive cyber security strategy based on a risk-management approach as well as offer insights for those who want to enrich their business cyber security capability maturity.

What you will learn from this workshop: 

  • DEVELOP an understanding & awareness of key aspects of maritime cyber security.
  • UNDERSTAND the vulnerabilities of on-board and at-shore, widely used, IT and OT systems.
  • VALUE the importance of developing a risk-based cyber security strategy and policy implementation.
  • ADOPT the most suitable code of practice for cyber threat risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • MAKE an informed decision on resources allocation for cyber security measures, tools and infrastructure.
  • IDENTIFY and select capability development content that will generate maximum impact for your organisation.
  • ACT as ambassadors in promoting a people-focused cyber culture within your organisation.
Who should attend
  • Senior managers who are looking to raise awareness on cyber security within their organisations.
  • Leaders who wish to be considered as pioneers in cyber security.
  • First line supervisors who wish to equip themselves with practical knowledge that will be applied to protect their everyday business activities from cyber threats.
  • All staff engaged, directly or indirectly, in the maritime sector (ports, shipping operators, brokers, insurers, government officials, lead auditors etc).
Trainer

Expert Trainer has over 19 years of professional experience as a navy warfare officer in NATO, EU and UN operations. Since joining the Hellenic Navy in 2003,
he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander, and was awarded medals and honorary awards for participation in international missions. During his time with the navy, he worked part-time as an instructor and lecturer with the Hellenic Naval Academy and the Hellenic Air Force.

Expert Trainer has worked as Editor in Chief for the Institute of International Relations at Panteion University's monthly newsletter on Naval Strategy and Maritime Security. He has also taught maritime security and cyber security at the University of Plymouth as a Visiting Research Fellow.

Table-top Exercises

Apart from case study analysis on real-life maritime-related cyber breaches, delegates will also develop a 10-step cyber security policy for your
organisation.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Radicalisation to Violence: Suspicion Indicators Recognition & Predictive Profiling

Overview

This workshop is designed to provide delegates an understanding on the process of radicalisation from potential actors to the pathways of violent extremism. The workshop will also introduce the effective method of behavior profiling used by security branches to expose potential criminal and terrorist threats.

What you will learn from this Workshop:

  • UNDERSTAND the means of violent extremists and how it relates to your community.
  • ESTABLISH high level of awareness on global trends of radicalisation.
  • IDENTIFY anomalies in Human behavior and ability to read the Human Terrain.
  • UTILISE the behavioral profile method to detect potential Threats.
  • MASTER the operational process of executing a successful attack.
  • EXPERIENCE adversary’s perspectives through training modules and exercises.
Who will attend

Public and Private Sector Security professionals, executive, intelligence officers, military and law enforcement with the following job titles:

  • Chief Operations Officer (COO)
  • Chief Security Officer (CSO)
  • Chief Strategy Officer
  • Corporate Security Manager
  • Crisis Response Manager
  • Director of Operations
  • Emergency Management Director and/or Manager
  • Risk Manager and/or Director
  • Security Director and/or Manager
  • Security Supervisor
  • Vice President and/or Director of Security
Trainer

Expert Trainer has over 20 years of active service in Military Special Operations followed by a career in the Israeli Police and Diplomatic Security Agency. He is currently the owner of International Security Instructors, a top-tier organisation that provides comprehensive security and risk management solutions, meeting a variety of
customised needs.

He has received the distinguished service award and numerous commendations for his actions in the line of duty, including the Chief of Staff Award for successfully arresting a "live" suicide bomber, strapped with explosives and in progress to target.

Case Studies
Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

 

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) in Today’s Terror Threat Environment

Overview

This 2-day workshop and training is designed to equip delegates to gain a strategic understanding on IED’s, IED attacks and how to firstly prevent and minimise risk of attack and secondly to help deal with an attack should the worse happen. The workshop will also explore methods of information gathering and the importance of information sharing and reporting when attacks occur.

What you will learn from this workshop: 

  • IDENTIFY technologies involved in C-IED and methods of employment.
  • UNDERSTAND the key C-IED activities of, predict, pursue, prevent, detect, neutralise, mitigate, and exploit.
  • DIFFERENTIATE and UNDERSTAND roles and responsibilities of staff, managers and law enforcement or authorities.
  • RECOGNISE the importance of Information Management/ Exchange in its effectiveness at all levels.
  • CREATE general awareness of signs and indicators and best practice.
  • MASTER the tactics, techniques and procedures used to counter the threat they present.
Who should attend
  • Chief Operations Officers (COO)
  • Chief Security Officers (CSO)
  • Chief Strategy Officers
  • Corporate Security Manager
  • Crisis Response Manager
  • Director of Operations
  • Emergency Management Directors and/or Managers
  • Risk Managers and/or Directors
  • Security Director and/or Manager
  • Security Supervisor
  • Vice President and/or Director of Security
  • Military members tasked with protecting installations (force protection) or responsible for responding to terrorist-related incidents.
  • First response personnel (Police, Fire, Medics) responsible for responding to terrorist incidents. Directors of Security responsible for conducting assessments, developing policies and procedures and training members of their staff to identify and prevent terrorist activity.
Trainers

This 2-day workshop will be conducted by 2 Expert Trainers. Expert Trainers have over 30 years of experience in IED field and both military and civilian, in the safe handling, storage, movement use, and disposal of explosives and associated hazardous substances.

Testimonials

"The course was extremely well thought out, presented extremely well and the instructors were approachable and involved and interested in teaching the students."
Maj James Morgan, 277 EOD Coy USMC, EOD, HME Course, April 2015

"One of the best courses I have ever attended... in fact I am proud of this course. Thank you."
Maj Francis Ndonye, Specialist EOD Course, Kenya, Jun 2014

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) for An Enhanced Intelligence Gathering Process

Overview

This workshop provides an insight into imagery intelligence. It introduces delegates a variety of imagery types that can all be used to provide valuable additional intelligence to enhance existing sources, build target packs and gain an understanding of an area. Expert Trainer will incorporate open source tools and material to deliver the course to ensure that imagery intelligence skills can be practised and used with minimum outlay in a familiar environment.

This workshop is a practical, hands-on course and all subjects will be reinforced with practical elements and real-world examples.

What you will learn from this workshop:

  • MASTER the building blocks of Imagery Analysis.
  • IDENTIFY and EXPLOIT the different types of imagery.
  • COMPARE maps and imagery to accurately geolocate targets.
  • LEARN how to use common items to measure distances on unreferenced imagery.
  • BUILD a report using Full Motion Video.
Who should attend
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Intelligence Collection Managers
  • ISR Operators
  • Law Enforcement Investigators
  • Military Intelligence Officer
  • Security Researchers
Trainer

Expert Trainer has more than 20 years’ experience in the British Army Intelligence Corps in which time he worked in various fields including Counter Intelligence, Technical Investigations, Information Assurance (IA), Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) and Cyber Security. He has worked in mainland Germany, France, Turkey, Cyprus, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, the Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Sierra Leone, and currently teaches intelligence techniques to military staff from across the 29 NATO member nations, African partner nations and also to partners within the defence industry.

Expert Trainer
completed the 16-week United Kingdom Imagery Analysis Course in 2000 and then went on to work with the USA analysing Predator, Reaper and Hermes 450 imagery on missions for the Balkans conflict. He has also provided imagery support to operations in Sierra Leone and then managed the training and operations of the British Army Reserve Imagery Analysis unit. 

Table-top Exercises
  • This is a 3-day practical course and students are encouraged to follow the teaching on their own laptops. Teaching will be conducted through instructor led lessons and student discovery through practical exercises.
  • Students should bring a Laptop and wheel mouse with Google Earth Pro, VLC Video Player and, Paint Shop Pro installed and working. It would be useful to have an office suite with PowerPoint, OneNote or similar application. Links will be provided in the joining instructions.
Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Hotel venue to be confirmed.

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Cyber Security & Resilience for Critical National Infrastructure and Technologies.

Cyber Security and Resilience
Overview

Day 1 will cover an overview of offensive information security and cyber security and teach delegates to think like an attacker. There will be live demonstrations of end-to-end attacks and real-world case studies.

Day 2 will focus on defending against the cyber security threats and risks, and will include technical, procedural and personnel-based defensive controls. It will also look at the security frameworks and security auditing best practices.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • APPLY knowledge of offensive and defensive cyber security.
  • EQUIP necessary strategies and operational tactics to mitigate the risks and build a structured defence against cyber security threats.
  • IDENTIFY the technical, procedural and human requirements for defensive activities.
  • MEASURE the effectiveness of security controls using security audits and monitoring.
  • NAVIGATE the cyber security threat landscape.
  • OUTLINE the people, processes and technology used to defend an organisation from cyber security attacks.
Who will attend
  • Director, Head of Department, Managers, Supervisors, Executives and Officers of:

    • Counter-Intelligence Investigation
    • Human Resources
    • Information Security
    • Information Technology (IT)
    • Insider Threat Analysts
    • Insider Threat Program Managers
    • Legal
    • Network Administration
    • Physical Security
    • Software Engineering
Trainer

Expert Trainer is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional working in cyber security for both defence and private industry. He holds a GCHQ accredited first class Master’s degree in Cyber Security and Management, specialising in network architectures and vulnerability management.  He worked for the UK MOD, researching cyber threats to critical national infrastructure and technologies.

Expert Trainer provides cyber security support to both private sector organisations and Defence, including information governance, risk management, human threats and threat intelligence. Expert Trainer is able to consider and synthesise large amounts of information rapidly, making him ideal for roles where both hard cyber skills and architectural rigor are required.

Expert Trainer has many years’ experience in the design, development and implementation of secure networks, network architectures and secure systems. Expert Trainer is also experienced in cyber security analytics, including SIEM and log analysis. He has also conducted a number of security audits, social engineering & OSINT campaigns, awareness training and penetration tests for a variety of organisations across Europe and Asia.

Case Studies

Live end-to-end attack demonstrations. 

 A number of controlled cyber-attacks will be shown to the students and they will be walked through exactly how they work and how an attacker uses the technology to conduct the attacks. These include live demonstrations of common attacks such as phishing emails, mobile phones attacks, USB attacks, ransomware, wireless Internet attacks, and password attacks.

The attack chain. 

Case studies/examples of different types of attacks. Please elaborate more. A walk through of some of the high profile cyber-attacks that have occurred in the past few years, explaining how they were potentially carried out and how the attackers exploited weaknesses to conduct the attacks. 

Defensive case studies/examples.  

A variety of real-world cyber-defence controls and protections that can be put into place to mitigate against cyber-attacks. A number of specific examples from the instructor’s personal and professional experience will be given, including taking a layered approach to security, and protecting against human threats.  

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Procurement Strategies for Substantial Cost Savings

Overview

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

    • Identify and understand the present digital technologies that may impact Supply Chain.
    • Distinguish between effective vendors and underperforming vendors.
    • Analyse total spend and formulate performance measures to develop an effective cost savings strategy.
    • Master cost-price analysis techniques.
    • Examine the various sourcing methodologies and determine the preferred strategy that suit your organisation’s needs.
    • Strengthen your negotiation skills to achieve maximum cost savings.
Who should attend

Directors / Heads / General Managers/ Senior Managers/ Managers/ Supervisors/ Senior Buyers/ Purchasing Officers/ Purchasing Staff/ Cost Analysts from the following industries:

  • Commodity
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Education Services
  • Finance
  • Food Production
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Health Services
  • Importers
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas
  • Service Providers
  • Transport, Storage and Distribution
  • Wholesale and Retail
Trainer

Expert Trainer has more than 30 years of leadership experience in multiple industries as well as in academia and the services sector. He has served as a Board Director of Public Listed companies in Singapore and South Korea. He also served as a Board Director of private companies in the United States, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region, specifically in Australia, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements. 

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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