The 2016 International Symposium of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center extends its call for papers until March 25. The half-day symposium features critical issues of research in process safety. The symposim will be held at the College Station Hilton Conference Center on October 25-27, 2016. The Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center is part of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.
Topics for papers include:
- Offshore Energy and Safety - Deep Water and Arctic
- Hazard Assessment
- Case Studies – Histories, Lessons Learned, Databases
- Safety Instrumented Systems
- Inherently Safer Processes – New Processes, Existing Plants, Man – Machine Interface
- Human Factors – Engineering, Behavioral Safety, Human Error
- Process Management for Safety – PS Engineering, PSM components, PSM with limited resources, Innovative Strategies for Improvement
- Fire Protection Engineering
- Safety Culture – Relationship to High Consequence/Low Probability Events
- Facility Siting – Personnel Siting
- Consequence Analysis
- LNG – Design, Experiment Evaluation, Consequence Analysis, Mitigation, Research Needs, Regulations
- Control Systems – Unusual Situation Mgmt., Safety Instrumented Systems, Integrity Levels, Reliability analysis, Reliance on SIS, Alarm Mgmt.
- Risk Assessment, Analysis and Management
- Reactive Chemistry – Predicting Reactivity, Role of Contaminants, Catalysts and Inhibitors, Case Histories, Experimental Methods
- Equipment Integrity – Design for Maintenance, Maintenance Hazard Analysis, Monitoring
Selected papers will be included in a special issue of The Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries.
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