EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PLANT & PROCESS SAFETY

11 & 12 DECEMBER 2019
COLOGNE, GERMANY

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Processes with Hazardous Chemicals
Practical Learnings

Conference Tentative Program

Tuesday 10 December: Welcome Reception
 
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
09:40 - Key note 2: Mike Johnson, DNVGL
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
10:15 - Pitches Solution Providers 10:15 - Pitches Solution Providers
10:30 - Break 10:30 - Break
Session: Learning from incidents Session: Plant monitoring/Mechanical integrity
11:00 - Jan Weckx, Bayer Agriculture bvba
Learning from incidents and near misses
11:00 - Francesco Maestri, MiTec Srl
Selection and Monitoring of Safe and Productive Operating Conditions for Discontinuous Runaway Reactions: the Energy Release Monitoring System (ERMES) Method
11:30 - Jan Hoenselaar, Tata Steel
Learning from Tata Steel Incidents
11:30 - Tom Ploeger, DSM
Plant Performance Analytics
12:00 - Christian Kapp, TOTAL
Learning from incidents
12:00 - Steve McGrady, GSK
The Pharma/Consumer Industry Process Safety Challenge
12:30 - Lunch
12:30 - Lunch
Session: Tools for risk reduction Session: Human Performance in Process Safety
13:30 - Eckhard Fiedler, BASF SE

Classification of Process Safety Incidents and Near Misses

13:30 - Hans Schwarz, ProsafeX & EPSC (Board member)
Best practises to support Human Performance in Process Safety Incident prevention, an output of an EPSC Working Group
14:00 - Nicolas Hertoghe, ExxonMobil Engineering Europe Ltd.
A HAZOP methodology for transient operations
14:00 - 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
14:30 - Key note 3: Michael Boschert, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Aeroplane Industry Learnings
14:30 - Break
15:15 - Pitches Solution Providers 15:00 - Stefan Rath, Linde AG
Cyber attacks on process plants - possible consequences and mitigation with process safety tools
15:30 - Break 15:30 - Key note 7: Joachim Sommer, BG RCI
Management of change - key aspects of misunderstanding
16:00 - Frank Diehl, Covestro Deutschland AG
PHA revalidation - how it can be done efficiently                   
16.00 - Closure
16:30 - Key note 4: Pol Hoorelbeke, TOTAL
Process Safety 4.0 in Refineries
 
17:30 - Reception