11th Global Congress on Process Safety

April 26-29, 2015

From its initial meeting in 2005, GCPS has grown into the world's largest gathering practitioners from industry, regulatory bodies and academia. Presented by CCPS and the AIChE Safety & Health Division, this annual event now draws attendees from around the globe.

Registration Info

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Invitation Letter for International Attendees

If you need an invitation letter for VISA application, please contact Janki at janpa@aiche.org 


11th GCPS Short Courses

The 11th GCPS will offer 7 short courses ranging from human factors to relief systems design

2015 AIChE Spring Meeting and 11th GCPS Keynote Address

This year's keynote address will be delivered by AGILE award recipient, Marvin O. Schlanger, Chairman of the Supervisory Board (Retired) at LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Keynote Address: Chemical Engineering - Is this the "Golden Age"?

Featured Speakers

Shakeel H. Kadri

Shakeel Kadri earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at the Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology of Gujarat University in India. Shakeel earned his master’s degree in chemical engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and an MBA at La Salle University. He joined Air Products in 1978 in their process engineering function. In his current role as Director of Global Process Safety and Risk Management, Shakeel has been instrumental in building their global process safety team, played a key role in raising company’s process safety risk awareness and focus globally,...Read more

Wesley E. Lohec

Wesley E. (Wes) Lohec, 55, is vice president, Health, Environment and Safety, for Chevron Corporation, a position he has held since 2011. He is responsible for leading Health, Environment and Safety strategic planning and issues management, compliance assurance, and emergency response. He also is responsible for Chevron’s Environmental Management Company, which manages environmental remediation and abandonment liabilities.

Previously, Lohec served as managing director of the Latin America strategic business unit from 2008 to 2011 for Chevron Africa and Latin...Read more

Al Sacco

Professor Sacco received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University; and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from MIT. He was appointed and served as the George A. Snell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University from 1997-2010 when he became the Dean of the Whitacre College of Engineering in 2011. From 1978-1997 he was a tenured professor at WPI and was Department Head from 1989-1997. He flew on the space shuttle Columbia in 1995, conducting 200 experiments for 130 scientists.Read more

Marvin O. Schlanger

Mr. Schlanger was formerly Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., CEO and Chairman of Resolution Performance Products LLC, Chairman of Covalence Specialty Materials Corp., and Chairman of Resolution Specialty Materials LLC.Read more