Watch this on-demand CFATS webinar hosted by Chemical Processing and sponsored by ADT.
If you manage the CFATS compliance program for your organization, this is a must view webinar. Find out about the current and pending legislative impact on manufacturing, storage and the use of Chemicals of Interest (COIs) -- plus practical advice for compliance. Hear from industry professionals who have helped companies with CFATS compliance at many Tier 1-4 CFATS sites. Also learn about important legislative updates from SOCMA (Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates).
Topics discussed include:
Considerations for Controlling Security Costs: Ryan Loughin, Director of Petrochemical & Energy Solutions, ADT Advanced Integration division, will discuss capital vs. operating costs, asset vs. facility, value engineering and more.
Early Lessons Learned from CFATS Authorization Visits: Steve Roberts, Roberts Law Group, will discuss the interaction with DHS Inspectors; Corporate and Site Preparation for CFATS Authorization Visits; and the differences between CFATS Pre-Authorization Inspections and CFATS Authorization Inspections.
The Latest DHS Legislative Policy Updates: William E. Allmond IV, Vice President, Government Relations, Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates, Washington, DC, will review the latest updates on legislation impacting security policy.
William E. Allmond IV is Vice President of Government Relations for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA). In this capacity since 2007, Allmond leads SOCMA’s seven-person Government Relations department, is the senior lobbyist for SOCMA’s mission issues, and directs the department’s signature programs. While at SOCMA, Bill has led the association’s increased advocacy and visibility on Capitol Hill and inside regulatory agencies. Allmond is active on the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council, serving three separate terms as Assistant Chair. Currently he is serving as a Board Member of the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC).
Ryan Loughin is Director of Petrochemical & Energy Solutions for the Advanced Integration division of ADT– www.adtbusiness.com/petrochem. He provides security education to CFATS and MTSA-affected companies and is a member of the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA), Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), American Chemistry Council (ACC), Energy Security Council (ESC) and American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS). Loughin has also completed multiple levels of CVI Authorized User training (Chemical- Terrorism Vulnerability Information) which was authored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Steve Roberts is an attorney who practices in the area of homeland security law and policy, with a special emphasis on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), rail transportation security, the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), and critical infrastructure related public policy. A columnist for the National Law Journal, Roberts also writes on homeland security regulation for Chemical Week. He is a regular guest instructor at the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia.
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Original Air Date: March 17, 2011