12th Global Congress on Process Safety

April 10-13, 2016

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.

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Perspectives on Process Safety from Around the World

Regional Perspective on Process Safety (RPPS) is consists of sessions that strives to provide a space for different regions around the world to get together at the Global Congress and discuss the issues that are significantly impacting the development in Process Safety in their regions, considering the particular needs of language, and cultural characteristics of each one.

50th Annual Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS)

The Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS) is one of four parallel symposia that comprise The Global Congress on Process Safety. Organized by Group 11A of the AIChE Safety and Health (S&H) Division, the LPS has been held annually since 1967.

Featured Speakers

Mark K. Cox

Mark K. Cox is Senior Vice President, Chief Manufacturing and Engineering Officer for Eastman Chemical Company.

Mark has responsibility for Eastman's global manufacturing, engineering and construction operations. He was previously Vice President, Worldwide Engineering & Construction, and prior to this was Vice President - Chemicals, Fibers & Performance Polymers Technology.

During his career at Eastman, Mark has served in a variety of management positions, including various leadership roles within the Business Management, Manufacturing, and Technology areas....Read more

Allan J. McDonald

Allan J. McDonald received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University in 1959 and an M.S. in Engineering Administration from the University of Utah in 1967; retiring in 2001 from ATK Thiokol Propulsion after a 42-year career with the company. He was the Director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project at the time of the Challenger accident and led the redesign of the solid rocket motors as Vice President of Engineering for Space Operations.Read more

Gord Winkel

Chair, Industrial Professor

Engineering Safety and Risk Management Program

University of Alberta

Retired as a Vice President from Syncrude Canada Ltd., Gord Winkel joined the University of Alberta in 2010 as Chair and Industrial Professor for the Safety and Risk Management Program in the Faculty of Engineering. In this capacity,  Gord has supported the establishment of the David and Joan Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management in 2015, with safety and risk management as a core competency course...Read more