09 - 11 October 2017 I Bahrain
Under the Patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

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Organized by AIChE’s Center for Chemical Process Safety, CCPS-MEPSC is the Middle East conference for stakeholders in the process industries who recognize the business value of process safety and have committed to process safety as a strategic priority and core value in all of their operations. Focusing on operational excellence through effectively managing risk and reliability, this event aims to define, through collective industry experience, the engineering practices and leadership traits that drive industry to a zero harm culture.

The second CCPS - Middle East Process Safety Conference & Exhibition will take place on 09 - 11 October 2017 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Center. 

Technical Committee Members

Technical Chairman Yasser Abdulrahim Alabbasi Plants Operations Manager,
Gulf Petrochemical Industries CO
Technical Co-Chair Louisa Nara Technical Director,
Technical Members Abdel Hadi Al Suhaimi Vice President- Operations,
Saudi Chevron Phillips
Technical Members Abdullah Hassan Al-Qahtani Chief Engineer, EHSS, Process Risk Management,
Technical Members Abdulrehman Aldeeb Chief Engineer & Process Safety Consulting Manager,
Siemens Energy
Technical Members Alistair Moat Consulting Services Manager,
ABS Group Inc
Technical Members Andrew Bartlett OPEX Consultant & Petrotechnics ME Lead,
Technical Members David Moore President & CEO,
AcuTech Consulting Group
Technical Members Hafedh Al-Qassab General Manager, Refining ,
BAPCO - The Bahrain Petroleum Company
Technical Members Larry Bowler Process Safety & Risk Technical Manager,
Technical Members Manny Cabrera Operations Leader, Dow Performance Monomers,
The Dow Chemical Company
Technical Members Mohammad I. Alnashwan Group Leader, Process Safety Group,
Saudi Aramco
Technical Members Mohammad M. Al-Qarni Director, Process Risk Management, EHSS,
Technical Members Nathan Turner Senior Consultant and Turkish Market Leader,
DuPont Sustainable Solutions
Technical Members Robert Uitdewillegen Director, Process Safety,
Sadara Chemical Company
Technical Members Sam Alawar Senior Partner,
ioMosaic Corporation
Technical Members Sohail Rabbani Team Leader Process Safety,
Technical Members Umesh Dhake Asia Pacific Regional Manager,
Technical Members William Bridges President,
Process Improvement Institute, Inc.

Vision 2020

Vision 20/20, developed by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), looks into the not-too-distant future to demonstrate what perfect process safety will look like when it is championed by industry; driven by five tenets of culture, standards, competency, management systems and lessons learned; and enhanced by community passion and global societal themes.

Vision 2020

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