EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PLANT & PROCESS SAFETY

9 & 10 December 2020
Antwerp, Belgium

Processes with Hazardous Chemicals
Practical Learnings

Conference Program 2020

We are currently working on the program for the conference 2020. More information will follow soon.

Conference Programm 2019

 
Wednesday 11 December Thursday 12 December
08:00 - Register & Coffee 08:00 - Connect at the Forum
09:00 - Opening 09:00 - Opening
09:10 - Key note 1: Thomas Wolff, BASF SE
North Harbor Explosion - Lessons we can all learn
09:10 - Key note 5: Kalika Wagner-Gillen, Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH
Eliminating process hazards in a Debutanizer Column: A real life example
09:50 - Key note 2: Mike Johnson, DNV GL
Vapour Cloud Explosions - How the Buncefield and Jaipur Incidents Changed our Understanding
09:50 - Key note 6: Bassam Burgan, Director of The Steel Construction Institute (SCI)
Background to the development of hydrocarbon explosion and fire guidance
10:30 - Pitches: Risktec/CGE and DNV GL 10:30 - Pitches: Yokogawa and PAS
10:40 - Break 10:40 - Break
Session: Learning from incidents Session: Plant monitoring/Mechanical integrity
11:20 - Jan Weckx, Bayer Agriculture bvba
Learning from incidents and near misses
11:20 - Francesco Maestri, MiTec Srl
Selection and Monitoring of Safe and Productive Operating Conditions for Discontinuous Runaway Reactions: the Energy Release Monitoring System (ERMES) Method
11:50 - Jan Hoenselaar, Tata Steel
Learning from Tata Steel Incidents
11:50 - Tom Ploeger, DSM
Plant Performance Analytics
12:20 - Christian Kapp, TOTAL
Investigation & learning from events - How to integrate the lessons learnt from incidents in our operations
12:20 - Steve McGrady, GSK
The Pharma/Consumer Industry Process Safety Challenge
12:50 - Lunch
12:50 - Lunch
Session: Tools for risk reduction Session: Human Performance in Process Safety
14:00 - Eckhard Fiedler, BASF SE

Classification of Process Safety Incidents and Near Misses

14:00 - Hans Schwarz, ProsafeX & EPSC (Board member)
Best practises to support Human Performance in Process Safety Incident prevention, an output of an EPSC Working Group
14:30 - Key note 3: Michael Boschert, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Aeroplane Industry Learnings
14:30 - Peter Webb, Beyond Risk Ltd (previously HSE Director Europe Asia and International at LyondellBasell)
Experiences with Business-Wide Human Factors Integration on a Global Scale
15:15 - Nicolas Hertoghe, ExxonMobil Engineering Europe Ltd.
A HAZOP methodology for transient operations
15:00 - Break
15:45 - Pitches: Sphera, Bilfinger Tebodin and BAM 15:30 - Stefan Rath, Linde AG
Cyber attacks on process plants - possible consequences and mitigation with process safety tools
16:00 - Break 16:00 - Key note 7: Joachim Sommer, BG RCI
Management of change - key aspects of misunderstanding
16:30 - Frank Diehl, Covestro Deutschland AG
PHA revalidation - how it can be done efficiently                   
16.45 - Closure
17:00 - Key note 4: Pol Hoorelbeke, TOTAL
Process Safety 4.0 in Refineries
 
17:45 - 19:00 Reception