National Chemical Safety Symposium – Hosted by SOCMA’s ChemStewards®

What’s New in Process and Occupational Safety?

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Attendees of the 2011 EHS&S and Sustainability National Conference hosted by ChemStewards listen intently to a presentation.May 22, 2013
Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria
Houston, TX

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Cost:
SOCMA members: $49 per person
($99 on-site)
Non-members: $98 per person
($148 on-site)

SOCMA’s ChemStewards® Program is pleased to announce the 2013 National Chemical Safety Symposium to be held in Houston, Texas on May 22nd. National and local authorities on Process and Occupational Safety will be presenting the latest trends and methodologies used in the industry today to create a safe and secure manufacturing environment.

Dr. M. Sam Mannan, Chemical Engineering Department Regents Professor, Holder of the T. Michael O'Connor I Chair and Director of the Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University will be the keynote speaker. Also included on the agenda will be professionals from industry, government and academia. An expert industry panel will discuss new techniques designed to address plant safety. In addition, ChemStewards® and ISO auditors will address best practices in the area of process and occupational safety.

The primary topics to be covered will be process safety and occupational safety, by way of presentations, panels, networking, and Q&A discussions.

**Just Added! SOCMA ChemStewards Preliminary Workshop and Panel Discussion on Chemical Risk Management.

For details about the workshop taking place on May 21, 2013 (the day before the symposium) click here.

Agenda:

7:30am – 8:15am

Registration

  • Hosted by SOCMA Membership: Director of Recruitment and Retention, Todd Brown
8:00am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast & Networking

8:30am – 8:40am

Welcome, Opening Comments and Review of Agenda for the Day

  • Speakers: Lawrence Sloan, President and CEO of SOCMA and Dr. J. Holland Jordan, Director of ChemStewards®
8:40am – 9:20am

Keynote Speaker and Panel

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. M. Sam Mannan, Chemical Engineering Department Regents Professor, Holder of the T. Michael O’Connor I Chair and Director of the Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University
9:20am – 9:35am

Risk-Based Process Safety Management – Industry Best Practices for Chemical Enterprises

  • Speaker: Jerry Jones, PE, CSP, CHMM, Staff Consultant to the AIChE Center for Chemical Process Safety
9:35am – 10:15am

Making Chemical Plants Inherently Safer

  • Speaker: Dr. Vic Edwards, PE, Director of Process Safety, IHI E & C International Corporation
10:15am – 10:30am

Scheduled Break (Refreshments & Networking)

10:30am – 11:10am

Why Smaller Companies Struggle with Process Safety and Potential Improvement

  • Speaker: John Herber, Staff Consultant to the AIChE Center for Chemical Process Safety
11:10am – 11:45am

Hazard Identification and Analysis for Reactive Chemical Systems

  • Speakers: Amy Theis, PE, Manager of Risk Management Services, Fauske & Associates, LLC
11:45am – 12:00pm

AIG Global Energy

12:00pm 1:00pm

Lunch and Networking Sponsored by 3E Company

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Integrating Process Safety with Quality and EHS Management System Elements

  • Speakers: Jeff Grant, CIH, CS, Process Safety Advisor, Albemarle
1:45pm – 2:15pm

OSHA's PSM Emphasis in the Chemical Industry

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Scheduled Break (Refreshments and Networking)

2:30pm – 2:35pm Introduction – Talon Crisis Management
  • Speaker: Harry LeBoeuf, The Ropella Group
2:35pm – 3:20pm

Developing a Safety Climate: Organizational, Leader and Coworker Relationships as Predictors of Employee Safety Attitudes and Behavior

3:20pm – 4:00pm

Using Interdependent HSE Culture Principles to Drive Operational HSE Leadership

  • Speaker: Jack Hinton, VP of HSE, Enterprise Solutions, Baker Hughes
4:00pm – 4:45pm

Best Practices Panel

  • Speaker: SOCMA member experts
4:45pm – 5:00pm

Conclude

  • Speaker: Lawrence Sloan, President and CEO of SOCMA
  • Q&A

Who should attend?

Any individuals associated with the chemical manufacturing industry are encouraged to attend, particularly SOCMA members, EHS&S Staff and LEPCs.

Questions? Contact Molly Muilenburg at muilenburgm@socma.com.