10th Global Congress on Process Safety

March 30 - April 2, 2014

From its initial meeting in 2005, the Global Congress on Process Safety has grown into the world's largest gathering of process safety experts. Presented by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and the AIChE Safety & Health Division, this annual events drew more than 1100 attendees from around the globe to its last meeting (9th GCPS) in San Antonio.

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Interview with OSHA's Jordan Barab 

Interview with Bea Ponnudurai of PETRONAS

Interview with Luke Kissam of Albermarle Corp. 


10th GCPS Banquet

First celebration dinner in GCPS history to honor all achievements and to recognize GCPS participants and contributors.

10th GCPS Short Courses

The 10th GCPS will offer 5 short courses ranging from hazard identification to dust explosions.

Featured Speakers

William F. Banholzer

In the fall of 2013 Banholzer joined the University of Wisconsin following a 30-year career in industrial research.  At UW Banholzer has appointments in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, Chemistry Department, the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery, and the Wisconsin Energy Institute. At UW his interest is to develop unique teaching materials focus on education about industrial chemistry.  He retired from Dow Chemical where he was an Executive Vice President leading Dow’s Venture Capital, New Business Development, Licensing activities, and served as...Read more

Jordan Barab

Jordan Barab joined OSHA as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on April 13, 2009.

He previously served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA from 1998 to 2001, when he helped the Agency to promulgate the ergonomics workplace safety and health standard that was repealed by Congress in March 2001.

For the House Education and...Read more

Bea Ponnudurai

Dr Bea has 30 years of working experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. She has a PhD in Chemistry and currently holds the position of Head, Group HSE Division for PETRONAS as of March 2012. 

She joined PETRONAS in 1992 heading areas in Laboratory Management, Quality and HSE Management in a PETRONAS Petrochemical company followed by 6 years as Head for HSE Audit at the Group HSE Division. She was General Manager, HSE Strategy & Performance at the Group level before taking up the position of General Manager HSEQ and Director of Engen Petroleum Ltd, a PETRONAS subsidiary in...Read more