Symposium Program

2012 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Beyond Regulatory Compliance, Making Safety Second Nature
October 23-25, 2012
Hilton College Station Conference Center

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Program
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
7:30AM – 8:00AM – Continental Breakfast
8:00AM Keynote Lecture: Chemical Plant Safety & Security – Managing Risk in the 21st Century – Larry Stanton, Director of Emergency Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
8:45AM General Session: Inherently Safer Technology and Societal Risk – George Famini, Director, Chemical Security Analysis Center, Department of Homeland Security
9:15AM General Session – RGIPT and the Impact on Industry, D.M. Reddy, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
9:30AM State of the Center – Dr. Sam Mannan, Director, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center
9:45 – 10:30AM Break and Exhibit Hall
Track I Track II Track III Track IV
Chairs:
Ray Mentzer,  Kathy Shell, Skip Early, Scott Ostrowski
Chairs:
Michela Gentile, Kiran Krishna,
Mike Marshall
Chairs:
Sara Saxena, George King, Jack Philley
Chairs:
Marc Levin, Maureen Orr,
Anjana Meel
Safety Culture/Operational Discipline Hazard Assessment Offshore Process Management for Safety I
10:30AM • “Operational Discipline: Improving Process Safety Management Implementation through Culture Change,” Charlie Soczek, DuPont Sustainable Solutions • “Back to the Future: Why are we doing this HAZOP?” – Simon Lucchini, Fluor Canada • “Process Safety Indicators for Major Accident Prevention: A CSB Perspective,” – Cheryl MacKenzie, Chemical Safety Board • “Optimization of Hydrocarbon Detection System for Tank Farm Area,” – Patni Abhinandan, Cholamandalam MS Risk Services
11:00AM • “Building a Culture of Safety,” – Michael Platt, Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics • “Big Data Analysis for Hazard Assessment,” – Soumitra Banerjee, CloudsSDS • “A Mechanistic Model for Hydrocarbon Plumes Rising Through Water,” – Doug Hissong, ExxonMobil • “A Strategy for Optimal Sensor Allocation to Detect Hazardous Gas Releases,” – Richart Vázquez Roman, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya
11:30am • “Beyond PSM: Integrating Culture and Leadership into Process Incident Prevention,” – Scott Stricoff, BST • “Complex Phase Behavior in Aromatic Nitration Reactions and Reactor Behavior,” – William Pittman, MKOPSC • “Deepwater Horizon: An Offshore Incident with Lessons for All High Hazard Industries,” – Kelly Wilson, Chemical Safety Board • “Consistency of Root Cause Analysis in the Process Industry,” – Michael Guidry, PPG Industries
12:00 – 1:30PM Lunch and Exhibit Hall (1.5 hrs)
Risk Assessment/LOPA I  Process Management for Safety II   Case Histories Dust I
1:30PM • “Risk Assessment: Tool for Control Room Siting in Process Plant,” – Arshad Ayub, Cholamandalam MS Risk Services Ltd • “Process Safety Management: Standardizing Safe Operating Limit Information,”  – Mike Richardson, ConocoPhillips • “Case Study: T2 Laboratories Explosion,” – Amy Theis, Fauske & Associates • “Testing of Marginally Explosible Dusts: Evaluation of Overdriving and Realistic Ignition Sources in Process Facilities,” – James Bucher, Exponent
2:00PM • “Risk Assessment of Ethylene Oxide Storage,”  – Prerna Jain, Reliance Industries Limited • “Application of Safety Life cycle to Gas Plant Process,” – Prasad Goteti, Honeywell Process Solutions • “Mis-Managing Management of Change,” – Roy Sanders, MKOPSC • “Considerations of Scale for Studying Dust Explosion Phenomena,” – Chris Cloney, Dalhousie University
2:30PM • “Taking Domino Effect into Account in the Quantitative Risk Assessment of Storage Installations,” – Esteban Bernechea, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya • “Management of Highly Toxic Materials,” – Charlie Soczek, DuPont Sustainable Solutions • “MOC Work-in-Process Documentation – Best Practices,” – Rainer Hoff, Gateway Group • “Conducting PHAs on Combustible Dust Processes,” – Molly Myers, ioMosaic
3:00 – 3:30PM  Break and Exhibit Hall
Consequence Analysis I Risk Assessment/LOPA II Dust II Process Management for Safety III
3:30PM • “COPS – Critical Operating Parameters,” – Jeff Thomas, ExxonMobil • “Anatomy of the Risk Matrix,” – Karl Van Scyoc, DNV • “Opportunity Lost: Repeat Incidents Involving Combustible Dust in Metal Powder Facility Leads to Five Fatalities,” – Johnnie Banks, Chemical Safety Board • “Lean Risk Management:  Are we Identifying Risks Accurately?  Step back and realize opportunities to improve the management of your risks,” – Ben Poblete, Atkins
4:00PM • “Important Issues in Building Blast Upgrades,” – Yin Mao, Baker Risk • “MART: Major Accident Risk Tree for Investigation of Process Industries Accidents,” – Adam Markowski, University of Lodz • “Explosion Isolation: A Natural Part of Dust Explosion Protection,” – Kees van Wingerden, Gexcon Norway • “Residual Risk Removal by Brownfield HAZOP Application, Knowledge Management and Related Aspects,” – Bob Wittkower, JP Kenny
4:30PM • “Explosion and Fire at Caribbean Petroleum Tank Terminal,” – Vidisha Parasram, Chemical Safety Board • “A Formulation to Optimize the Risk Reduction Process with Uncertain Parameters Based on LOPA,” –  Clementina Ramírez-Marengo, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya • “Effective Management Systems to Prevent Dust Explosion,” – Mervyn Carneiro, Lilly • “A Stochastic Programming Approach for Optimal Gas Sensor Allocation: Voting and Reliability Effects,” – Alberto Benavides, MKOPSC
5:00PM • “Analysis of Propane Sphere BLEVE after the Earthquake in Japan,” – Xinrui Li, MKOPSC • “Zeroing in on the Correct Risk,” – Jack Chosnek, KnowledgeOne • “Critical Issues for Safer Dryer Operations,” – Richard Kwasny, Fauske & Associates • “Competency Risk Management (CoRM),” – Michelle McGregor-Smith, Wipro Technologies
5:30-7:00PM Cocktail Reception
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
7:30AM -8:00AMContinental Breakfast
8:00AM Frank P. Lees Memorial Lecture: A New Approach to Process Safety Based on Systems Thinking  – Dr. Nancy Leveson, Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Professor, Engineering Systems, MIT
9:00AM Presentation of Annual Merit Award, Harry H. West Service Award, and the Lamiya Zahin Memorial Safety Scholarship,
Dr. Sam Mannan, Director, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center
9:30AMBreak and Exhibit Hall
Track I Track II Track III Track IV
Chairs:
Ray Mentzer, Kathy Shell, Skip Early, Scott Ostrowski
Chairs:
Michela Gentile, Kiran Krishna,
Mike Marshall
Chairs:
Sara Saxena, George King, Jack Philley
Chairs:
Marc Levin, Maureen Orr,
Anjana Meel
Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Consequence Analysis II Process Management for Safety IV LNG
10:00AM • “Functional Safety Organization for Predictably Executing the ISA 84 Safety Lifecycle,” – Kathy Shell, AE Solutions • “CFD Numerical Simulation on a Fire Accident in a Tank Farm,” – Wang Zheng, SINOPEC • “Conceptual Framework for an Effective Design Culture for Safety Systems,” – Bill Mostia, SIS-Tech • “Analytical Study on Physical Mechanisms of LNG Forced Dispersion using Water Spray Application,” – Byung-Kyu Kim, MKOPSC
10:30AM • “Life Cycle Management for Non-SIS IPL’s,” – Keith Farrell, Talisman Energy • “Phast Validation of Discharge and Atmospheric Dispersion for Carbon Dioxide Releases Phast Validation of Discharge and Atmospheric Dispersion for Carbon Dioxide Releases,” – Henk Witlox, DNV Software London • “Building a Process Safety Culture,” – Toufik Benmosbah, Qatar Gas • “LNG Facility Siting Guidance,” – Andrew Kohout, FERC
11:00AM • “Working Under Pressure  (How do you manage pressure hazards?)” – Angela Summers, SIS-Tech • “A Critical Overview of Fire Retardant Materials,” – Qingsheng Wang, Oklahoma State University • “Better Knowledge of Safe Operating Limits to Improve Human Reliability,” – Mark Tibbits, PAS • “CFD modeling and Medium Scale Experiments of Cryogenics Spills on Land,” – Omar Basha, TAMUQ
11:30AM • “Instrument Reliability Network – The Who, What, Where, and Why,” – Angela Summers, SIS-Tech • “API RP 752 Building Siting Using f/N curves,” – Jeff Marx, Quest Consultants • “Laboratory Safety: Lessons Learned from a CSB Investigation,” – Mary Beth Mulcahy, Chemical Safety Board • “From LNG Imports to Exports: Process Safety and Regulatory Challenges,” – Jack Chosnek, Knowledge One and Vic Edwards, IHI E&C
12:00 – 1:30PM Lunch and Exhibit Hall (1.5 hrs)  – Lunch Sponsored by
Process Management for Safety V Human Factors I Consequence Analysis III ESSO Longford Fire and Its Aftermath
1:30PM • “Process Safety Performance Management – Strategies for and Examples  of Integrating, Maintaining, and Improving PSM Systems,” – Steve Arendt, ABS Consulting • “Warning Placards versus Safe Practices —Redefining Safety Hierarchy for Process Industries,” – Sunil Lakhiani, Exponent • “Multi-physics Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Two-Phase Jet fire and Radiation,” – Shiladitya Mukherjee, Atkins • “Prevention is Better Than the Cure  – The Longford Fire and Its Aftermath,” – Allan HollondsRasGas
2:00PM • Advanced Modeling of Separators for safe Design in Oil / Gas Production Plants – James Marriott, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd. • “The Effects of Wearing Respirators on Human Fine Motor, Visual, and Cognitive Performance,” – Anas AlGhamri, Missouri University of Science & Technology • “Study on the prediction of Upper Explosion Limits of Hydrocarbons,” – Wei Xu, China Petroleum & Chemical
2:30PM • “An Integrated Approach to PSM Implementation,” – Brian Rains, DuPont Sustainable Solutions • “Employing Expert Elicitation in Qualitative Analysis,” – Allan Coutts, URS-SMS • “Deflagration to Detonation Transitions:  Is my Facility at Risk of a DDT,” – Scott Davis,  Gexcon
3:00 – 3:30PM Break and Exhibit Hall – Break Sponsored by
Metrics and Performance Drivers I Facility Siting Human Factors II Reactive Chemicals
3:30PM • “How Can We Use The Information Provided by Process Performance Indicators? Possibilities and Limitations,” – Hans Pasman, MKOPSC • “Facilitating Consistent Siting Hazard Distance Predictions using the TNO Multi-Energy Model,” – Kelly Thomas, BakerRisk • “Human Factors at the Airlines and in the Oil Field”- Andrew Dingee, Contractor for BP, Red Team Safety • “Combined use of Heat Flow Calorimetry and in-situ FTIR Spectroscopy for Complex Reactive Systems Studies,” – Maria Papadaki, University of Western Greece
4:00PM • “Adoption of Recent Industry Guidance on Process Safety Key Performance Indicators:  An LNG Operator’s Experience,” – Brett Doherty, RasGas • “Use of CFD in Onshore Facility Explosion Siting Studies,” – Irfan Shaikh, MMI Engineering • “The Impact of Inadequate Sleep on Worker Performance,” – Susan Murray,  Missouri University of Science & Technology • “Validation of the UN Test Method N.5,” – Marcus Malow, BAM
4:30PM • “Public Health Impacts of Acute Petroleum Releases Using Data from the National Toxic Substance Incidents Program, 2010,” – Ayana Anderson, CDC • “Facility Siting Risk Reduction Decision Process,” – Craig Shell, AE Solutions • “Risk Training for New Process Plant Managers,” – Bill Efaw, Dow Chemical • “Water Induced Thermal Decomposition of Pyrotechnic Mixtures- Thermo Kinetics and Explosion Pathway,” – Mahadevan Surianarayanan, CLRI India
5:00PM Engineering Ethics Session (1 hr)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
7:30AM – 8:00AM – Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Hall
8:00AM   Keynote Lecture: Learning from Deepwater Horizon – Applying the Learning’s  – Dr. Steve Flynn, Vice President of Health, Safety, Security, and Environment, BP Global
8:45- 9:45AM Break and Exhibit Hall – Break Sponsored by
Track I Track II Track III Track IV
Chairs:
Ray Mentzer, Kathy Shell, Skip Early, Scott Ostrowski
Chairs:
Michela Gentile, Kiran Krishna,
Mike Marshall
Chairs:
Sara Saxena, George King, Jack Philley
Chairs:
Marc Levin, Maureen Orr,
Anjana Meel
Inherent Safety Risk Assessment/LOPA III Metrics and Performance Drivers II Process Management for Safety VI
9:45AM • “A MINLP Approach for Layout Designs Based on the Integrated Inherent Safety Index and Domino Hazard Index,” – Julio de Lira, MKOPSC • “Good to Great:  Review and Improve LOPA Programs,” – Phillip Myers, Advantage Risk Solutions • “Metrics and Culture Abstract,” – Kelly Keim, ExxonMobil • “Designing Process Fixed Equipment with Maintenance in Mind,” – Russ Davis, Mistras
10:15AM • “Olympus TLP: Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Optimization and Blast Mitigation,” – Jaffee Suardin, Shell International Exploration and Production • “A Continuous Improvement of the Alarm System Based on a Prototype System of Alarm Management,” – Jianfeng Zhu, Tsinghua University • “Addressing Work Execution And Using Predictive Risk Indicators to Improve Business Processes, Safety Performance and Achieve Operational Excellence,” – Mike Neill, Petrotechnics • “Lessons will be learned: do we take this statement seriously?” – Simon Waldram, FIChemE
10:45AM • “Use of Inherently Safer Design Strategies and Optimization Tools in the Design of New Processes and Units: LPG Storage Tank Case Study,” – Sergio Esteban Rodriguez, Universidad de los Andes • “Uncertainty in LOPA  –  Simplified Methods Applied to Safety Systems,” – Randy Freeman, S&PP Consulting • “Estimating Chemical Spill Trends in the U.S.,” – Maureen Orr, ATSDR • “Operator Error or Management Failure? Management’s Role in Maintaining Operator Discipline,” – Marc Rothschild, Chilworth Technology
11:15AM • “New Approaches for the Design of Inherently Safer and Scalable Processes,” – Leen Schellekens, Mettler Toledo • “Villains, Victims, and Heroes:  Accounting for the Roles Human Activity Plays in LOPA Scenarios,” – Michael Schmidt, Bluefield Process Safety • “Mistakes, Omissions, And Other Process Safety Information Regularities (And How To Correct Them – The ‘Data Turnaround’),” – Patrick Nonhof, Provenance Consulting • “Revolutionizing and Humanizing Operating Procedures Through e-Procedure Technology,” – Elliot Lander, ATR
11:45 AM Symposium Closed