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

William F. (Bill) Banholzer is Executive Vice President, Ventures, New Business Development and Licensing, and Chief Technology Officer for The Dow Chemical Company. He is a member of Dow’s Executive Leadership Committee, which is responsible for corporate strategy and financial performance, and also of the Strategy Board, responsible for the review and approval of the Company’s strategy and resource allocation decisions. As CTO, Banholzer has responsibility for driving innovation, value creation and leading Dow’s global research and development activities,...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from 1998 to 2001, when he helped the Agency to promulgate the ergonomics workplace safety and health standard that was repealed by Congress in March 2001.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 Labor Committee, he was Senior Labor Policy Advisor for health and safety from 2007 to April 2009.

Mr. Barab worked on workplace safety issues for the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard...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 South...Read more