13th Global Congress on Process Safety

March 26-29, 2017

Each year the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and the AIChE Safety & Health Division present the Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS). From its initial meeting in 2005, GCPS has grown into the world's largest gathering practitioners from industry, regulatory bodies and academia.

13th GCPS Grid 

The 13th GCPS Pre-Conference Proceedings Have Been Posted. Click here to view

To obtain a copy of CEU/PDH certificate for the conference please email certificates@aiche.org.


Event Slideshows

Welcome Plenary Session

Case Histories & Lessons Learned

Poster Session & Cocktail Reception

Meet the Exhibitors


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Put away your pen and paper. Now everything you need to manage your time at the Meeting is available on your phone or mobile device with the AIChEvents app.

Featured Speakers

Billy B. Bardin

Billy B. Bardin is the Global Operations Technology Director. His responsibilities include driving technology and innovation strategy within Manufacturing and Engineering (M&E) and oversight of all commercial technologies as well as development of technical talent across manufacturing and supporting operations.Read more

Michael McAtee

Mike McAtee, a native of Colorado, earned a bachelor’s of science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Mike is responsible for Engineering and Maintenance for BASF Corporation in North America. Mike’s organization is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of capital and maintenance activities in the region.Read more

Keith Silverman

Dr. Keith Silverman is vice president of Environment, Health, Safety (EHS), Quality and Operations at Ashland LLC.  Keith joined Ashland in June 2012 as vice president of EHS and product regulatory. In February 2014, his role was expanded to include quality and product safety and more recently he has assumed additional management responsibility for manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Ashland, he spent twenty-three years in the pharmaceutical industry with Merck & Co., Inc. in a series of roles spanning research and development to EHS. Keith is also an experienced emergency...Read more

John Televantos

John Televantos is a Partner at Arsenal Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on the specialty industrial, healthcare and specialty financial service sectors. Before joining Arsenal in 2006, Dr. Televantos was President of Aqualon Company, owned by Hercules, Inc.; President and Founder of Helios Chemical Company; and Chief Executive Officer for Foamex International.Read more

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