2016 Symposium Program

2016 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM Beyond Regulatory Compliance, Making Safety Second Nature October 25-27, 2016 Hilton College Station Conference Center

PROGRAM : VIEW PRINTABLE PROGRAM HERE

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25           7:30AM -8:00AM – Registration & Continental Breakfast

Oakwood  8:00AM

Frank P. Lees Memorial Lecture: Ms. Susan Wang, Vice Chair of the Board, Formosa Plastics Group

8:45AM

The Future of Process Safety- Dr. Sam Mannan, MKOPSC and Trish Kerin , IChemE Safety Center

        9:45AM          Break and Exhibit Hall – Ballroom

 

Track I

Track II

Track III

Track IV

Rooms

 Oakwood
 North/South 40
Brazos
 Mockingbird

 

Chairs:

Chairs:

Chairs: 

Chairs:

 Kathy Shell, Scott Ostrowski, Stewart Behie

Michela Gentile, Kiran Krishna, Mike Marshall

Sara Saxena, Jeff Thomas

Marc Levin, Victor Carreto Vazquez

 

Case Study/Lessons Learned I

Hazard Assessment I

Risk Assessement/ LOPA I

Pipelines

10:15AM

Normalizing Deviance: 30 Years after the Challenger ExplosionJoey Cranston, Albemarle

Mitigation of boilover using floating beads Hiroshi Koseki, NRIFD

What value has quantitative risk assessment? What factors do we have to reckon with in explaining its results?” Hans Pasman, MKOPSC

Data Analytics/Data Management Solutions to Manage Pipeline Integrity and Comply with New PHMSA Regulations” Steve Arendt, ABS Group

10:45AM

West Texas Fertilizer Explosion,” Vanessa Allen Sutherland, Chairperson, US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Smart HAZOPs – PHAs in a Cash Constrained Environment Chris Israni, ERM

Towards a framework for developing a Real-Time Risk Assessment and Decision-Making Tool” Rym Kanes, ExxonMobil, Qatar

Development of New Pipeline Integrity and Failure Assessment Tool” Arafat Aloqaily, Saudi Aramco

11:15AM

“Macondo Incident” Mary Beth Mulcahy, US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

CFD Explosion Sensitivity Analysis Dennis Taylor, Worley Parsons

Developing Early Risk Detection and Preparedness System with Risk Analysis and Contigency Plan” Joon-Yeoul Oh, TAMU Kingsville Consequence Analysis of the Accidental Release of Supercritical CO2 from High Pressure Pipelines” Qingsheng Wang, Oklahoma State University

11:45AM

Control Room Design: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from a Multi Disciplinary Perspective” Mary Ann Lane, BAW Architecture

Using Societal Expectations to Set Tolerable Quantitative Risk Criteria for Low-Probability High-Consequence Events Tom Pfitzer, APT Report on the PHMSA LNG Regulation Workshop Jeffrey Marx, Quest Consultants

       12:15PM                Lunch and Exhibit Hall

 

Explosion Hazards

Safety Culture   

Process Management for Safety II

Case Study/ Lessons Learned II

 1:15PM 

Expanded Technique to Determine Ignition Probability Troy Bennett, ExxonMobil

Applying Predictive Analytics to Process Safety Leading Indicators William Brokaw, Kestrel

“Zero Based Maintenance Program” Holly Dollinger, Shell

“Using Data to Build a Picture of Safety” Alfred Ward, RiskPoynt

 1:45PM 

New Findings in the Prediction of DDTs at Large Scales Scott Davis, GexCon

Mentoring New PPS Engineers Laura Bellman, Covestro

Process Safety for OHS Professionals Trish Kerin, IChemE

“Lessons in Process Safety Management Learned in an Explosion Accident in Taiwan” Horng-Jang Liaw, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology

 2:15PM

Catastrophic Domino Effect Due to Projection Of Structural Fragments Generated by Inner Explosions of Tanks And Vessels Alejandro Castellanos, Universidad de los Andes

“Flame-Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites Synthesis and Characterization” Lubna Ahmed, MKOPSC

Journey towards Risk based Process Safety Prashanthi Bhupathi, Reliance Industries

Results Matter:   Three Case Studies Comparing and Contrasting PFFM and HazOp Reviews Rosalynn MacGregor, Sapphire Engineering

        2:45PM           Break and Exhibit Hall (* Door prizes at 3:00pm)- Ballroom

 

Dispersion  

Risk Assessment/LOPA II

Consequence Analysis I

Human Factors   

 3:15PM

Multiscale Modeling of Buoyant Fires Niveditha Krishnamoorthy, CD Adapco

Multi-Community Risk Assessment Framework for Drinking Water William Peplinski, Sandia National Laboratories

Evaluation beyond a consequence-only approach: When is it really needed? Savio Vianna, Genesis Oil and Gas

System dynamical simulation of risk perception for enterprise decision-maker in communication of chemical accident risks Mingguang Zhang, Nanjing Tech University

 3:45PM

Evaluation of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) vs. Target Gas Cloud for Indoor Gas Detection Design James McNay, Micropack Assessing Risk in the Supply Chain Using the Bowtie Method Yaneira Saud, ERM

Mitigation of Industrial Hazards by Water Spray Curtains Delphine Laboureur, Von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics

Utilizing ‘Scenario Based Risk Assessment’ Methodology to Support Operations Teams during Abnormal Events John Craik, Human Centered Solutions

 4:15PM

Large-Scale Vented Deflagration Tests Peter Diakow, BakerRisk

Mind the gap – Improving process safety with an integrated approach using risk assessments, incident analyses & audits Joep Winters, CGE

An Overview of Worldwide Risk Tolerability Criteria for Chemical Process Industries Neil Prophet, ioMosaic

A Modern Control Room – Human Factors and their Impact on Plant Safety and Optimization Julia Nielsen, CGM

 4:45PM

Experimental investigation of blast wave propagation in an urban environment Charline Fouchier, Von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics

A Resilience Index for Process Safety Analysis Richart Vazquez Roman, Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya

Process Safety – Equations of State Brian Dickson, University of Strathclyde

Admitting Human Error in the Workplace:  The Mindset Shift to Attaining Reliable Human Performance David Wilbur, Vetergy

    5:15-7:00PM     Cocktail Reception (Door Prizes at 6:00PM) – Ballroom

    5:30-7:30PM    Poster Session – Inside Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26         7:30AM -8:00AM – Continental Breakfast

Oakwood 8:00AM 

Keynote Lecture Mr. John DeLeeuw, Pilot, American Airlines

8:45AM

Presentation of Trevor Kletz Merit Award, Harry West Service Award, and the Lamiya Zahin Memorial Safety Scholarship

Dr. Sam Mannan, Director, MKOPSC

       9:15AM          Break and Exhibit Hall

 

Track I

Track II

Track III

Track IV

Rooms

 Oakwood
 North/South 40
Brazos
 Mockingbird

 

Chairs:

Chairs:

Chairs: 

Chairs:

Kathy Shell, Scott Ostrowski, Stewart Behie

Michela Gentile, Kiran Krishna, Mike Marshall

Sara Saxena, Jeff Thomas

Marc Levin, Victor Carreto Vazquez

 

PSM for Contactors 

Facility Siting

Hazard Assessment

LNG

10:00AM

Improving Contractor Safety Experience & Engagement Greg Fletcher and Katherine MollyNorth Highland

The Safest Facilities Are Created During Concept, Siting, and Engineering Design Victor Edwards

“What is a ‘Facility Level’ Hazard Analysis Anyway?” Ryan Morton and Mostafa Saadi, Anadarko Petroleum

Risk Benchmarking for Onshore and Offshore LNG Developments Vijay Raghunathan, DNV GL

10:30AM

Roles of Contractors in Process Safety”  ; Nafiz Tamim and Wen Zhu, MKOPSC

LNG Facility Siting – An Alternative Approach for Vapor Cloud Reduction”  Francisco Santos, ExxonMobil

Maximizing the Benefit of Early-Stage CFD Ventilation Analyses to Reduce Fire and Explosion Hazards” Drew Botwinick,GexCon

Improving Prevention and Mitigation Efforts Related to Accidental Releases of LNG” Jesse Brumbaugh, Smith & Burgess

11:00AM

“Challenges in applying the principles of Process Safety Management to University Laboratories Tomasz OlewskiTAMUQ

 A study of effective mitigation system for accidental hydrogen fluoride releases Seungho Jung, Ajou University

“The Future of Risk Management/RBI in a Lean Environment – Facing Regulatory Uncertainty” Edwin Merrick, The Augustus Group

High Pressure Relief Systems in LNG Receiving Terminals – A Safety Case for HP Flare” Sunny Choi, IRESC

       11:30AM          Lunch and Exhibit Hall- Ballroom

 

Human Factors

Relief Systems

Instrumentation/ Controls

Reactive Chemicals

12:30PM

Brain-Centered Hazards: Risks and RemediesMike Mangan, Dekra Insight

Static Head – The Overlooked Issue in Relief System Design Robert Siml, Siemens

The Role of Process History in Reducing False Alarms” Alan Mahoney, PPCL

Thermal Decomposition Mechanisms of 1H-1,2,4-Triazole Derivatives: Theoretical Study” Wasana Kowhakul, Fukuoka University

1:00PM

“Advanced Procedures Project Results” Camille Peres, Texas A&M University; Elliott Lander, ATR

Make Inlet Piping and PSV One System” Boyd George

General Method for Uncertainy of Safety Integrity Level Calculations” Randy Freeman

Isoperibolic study of hydroxylamine in aqueous solutions in the presence of selected inorganic salts” Maria Papadaki, University of Patras

1:30PM

Fatigue Monitoring in Offshore Energy Operations” Ranjana Mehta, TAMU

 

Align PHA Scenarios with PSV Calculation File Cases” Jody Olsen

Pros & Cons of Electronic Marshalling for a Safety System” Manuel Hernandez, Fluor

The hazards associated with the ignition sensitivity of hybrid mixtures” Emmanuel Addai, University of Magdeburg

        2:00PM         Break and Exhibit Hall (*Door Prizes at 2:30PM)- Ballroom

 

Vapour Cloud Explosions

Facility Siting  

OESI

Reactive Chemicals

2:45PM

Accounting for Channeling and Shielding Effects for Vapor Cloud Explosions” James Wesevich, Weidlinger Applied Science

A Method to Utilize Facility Siting Techniques in the Early Phases of Capital Projects to Reduce Risks and Safety Spending” Thomas Anderson, Baker Risk

Probabilistic Approach to Deriving Oil Spill SizeElaine Kleiner,BSEE

Effects of environmental temperature and heat dissipation condition on thermal runaway of lithium ion battery during chargedischarge process” Linsheng Guo, Nanjing Tech University

3:15PM

A Review of Very Large Vapour Cloud Explosions” Graham Atkinson, UK Health and Safety Office

Layout optimization for Onshore and Offshore LNG Projects” Mukundray Dave, Bechtel

A Novel Oil-Water Emulsion Burner Concept for Offshore Oil Spill Clean Up Kemal ArsavaWorcester Polytechnic Institute

Development of Reaction Kinetic Model of Alkali Catalyzed Phenol- a Formaldehyde Reactive System” Surendra Singh, ioKinetic

3:45PM

Modelling and validation of atmospheric expansion and nearfield et dispersion for pressurised vapour or two-phase oifice releases” Henk Witlox, DNV GL

Probabilistic methods of quantitative risk analysis: a case study with Bayesian networks and petri nets approach Zohra Halim, MKOPSC

The Impact of Subsea Gas Releases and Resulting Gas Plumes Using Techniques in Computational Fluid Dynamics Subajan Sivandran, BMT

Investigation on Flame Propagation Speed of Various Aerosols Generated by Electrospray Yan Ru Lin, MKOPSC

4:30PM

Engineering Ethics Session (1 hr) – Brazos Room

 6:30PM

Symposium Banquet at Traditions Club- (Ticketed Event)

Buses arrive at 6:00 at the fountain entrance

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27        7:30AM -8:00AM – Continental Breakfast

Oakwood 8:00AM 

Keynote Lecture – Chris Elfring, Executive Director, Gulf Research Program

Safety Culture Panel Discussion – Mark Griffon, Retired US Chemical Safety Board Member; Cheryl MacKenzie, Investigations Team Lead, US Chemical Safety Board; Laura Bellman, Principal Engineer, Covestro

        9:30AM           Break and Exhibit Hall

 

Track I

Track II

Track III

Track IV

Rooms

 Oakwood
 North/South 40
Brazos
 Mockingbird

 

Chairs:

Chairs:

Chairs: 

Chairs:

Kathy Shell, Scott Ostrowski, Stewart Behie

Michela Gentile, Kiran Krishna, Mike Marshall

Sara Saxena, Jeff Thomas

Marc Levin, Victor Carreto Vazquez

 

Process Safety Management

Data Analysis

Case Study/Lessons Learned

Consequence Analysis

10:00AM

A Global Stochastic Programming Approach Carl Laird, Purdue University

“Ocean Energy Equipment Reliability Efforts” Jim PettigrewOESI

Case Study of Relief Analysis of Compressor Stations” Kumud Chaurasia, Lloyd’s Register

 Experimental and theoretical study of vaporization source-term due to conduction heat transfer on concrete substrate Monir Ahammad, MKOPSC

10:30AM

Reducing Human Error in Crane and Hoist Operations”  Irene Jian, Atkins

Learnings from MKOPSC Instrument Reliability Network’s Project on Pressure Transmitter Maintenance Data Collection” Keith Lapeyrouse

“Challenges in Fire Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Readymade Garments (RMG) Industry: Bangladesh Perspective” MAA Shoukat Choudhury, BUET

Thermal Decomposition of Mono-nitrated toluene studied by ARSST Wen Zhu, MKOPSC

11:00AM

The Challenges in Achieving Compliance to RAGAGEP in Process Safety Management Enforcement and the Impact of Non-Compliance to Budget and Schedule” Bob Brown

Measuring the Reliability of Safety Controls, Alarms, and Interlocks”  Angela Summers, SIS-TECH

Lessons from Recent US Onshore and Offshore Accident Investigations”  Steve Arendt, ABS Group

Benefits of Simple Consequence Modeling for Burner Management Systems Matthias Braedel, aeSolutions

11:30AM

CCPS’ Vision 20/20 – An Industry View Cheryl Grounds, BP

 Transient Large-Scale Chlorine Releases in the Jack Rabbit II Field Tests: Rainout Source Data Analysis” Tom Spicer, University of Arkansas

A Framework for Identification of Lessons Learned from Offshore Operational Data” William Nelson, DNV GL

“Are We Missing Any Detonations?” Max Kolbe, Genesis Oil and Gas

      12:00 Noon – Close (Lunch Boxes available)