5th Global Congress on Process Safety April 26-30, 2009, Tampa, FLA


Source: AIChE
Related Topics: Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Process Safety

The AIChE's Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), the Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS), and the Process Plant Safety Symposium (PPSS) are coordinating conferences again in 2009 to present the 5th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS), as part of the AIChE's Spring National Meeting. The meeting will be held April 26-30, 2009, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. The GCPS is the primary forum for practitioners from the chemical and allied industries, academia, and government to share practical and technological advances in all aspects of process safety. This GCPS will provide practioners the necessary tools and information to address the next generation of process safety.

Topical sessions of the CCPS include:

  • Risk Criteria
  • Process Safety Metrics and Culture
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Transportation Risk
  • Auditing Process Safety
  • Tools to Identify Hazards
  • Fire, Explosion & Quantitative Analysis
  • Implementing PSM Globally
  • Case Histories and Lessons Learned

Topical sessions of the LPS include:

  • Fires, Explosions and Reactive Chemicals
  • Hazard Evaluations and Layer of Protection Analysis
  • Food and Consumer Products Process Hazards
  • Audits, Inspection and Regulation
  • Consequence Modeling
  • Case Histories and Lessons Learned

Topical sessions of the PPSS include:

  • Process Safety - From the Top-Down and Bottom-Up
  • Safety Culture and Operating Discipline
  • Applications of Risk Analysis Techniques
  • Safety Instrumented Systems - Problems and Innovative New Solutions Mechanical Integrity - State of the Art
  • Contractors and Their Impact on Process Safety
  • Case Histories and Lessons Learned

For more details on agenda, or to register, visit the GCPS's website listed below.

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