Symposia Chair Invites You to 52nd Annual Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS)

Kathleen Kas is a Process Safety Expertise Leader at The Dow Chemical Company. Kathleen also serves as this year's Symposia Chair of the 52nd Annual Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS) in Orlando, Florida. The conference will consist of six sessions, each with six 25-minute presentations. We recently reached out to Kathleen to learn more about this conference.

What is your background in process safety?

I have over 32 years of industry experience at Rohm & Haas and The Dow Chemical Company, including 12 years in process safety. As Dow’s process safety expertise leader, I am responsible for corporate standards, work processes, and the subject matter expertise group. Prior to this role, I was a process safety technology leader in two businesses, driving implementation of new process safety systems and improved performance. I have an extensive background in LOPA and HAZOP.

Can you tell us about the themes, featured sessions, and speakers for your symposia?

The Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS) focuses on process safety technology – new data and developments, cutting-edge solutions, and innovative/novel approaches to hazard identification and risk assessment/management.

This year’s symposium includes key subject areas such as facility siting, consequence analysis and risk assessmentfires, explosions and reactive chemicalscombustible dust hazards and their mitigation,  and asset integrity and reliability.

This track also touches on important new topics such as extreme weather and other external events, and emerging topics and technologies.

What information are you hoping attendees walk away with?

We hope that attendees will gain an increased level of technical knowledge and a greater awareness of developments in process safety technology, spurring continued advancement in the field.

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Kathleen A Kas

Kathy Kas has 32 years of experience with Rohm and Haas and The Dow Chemical Company. For the first 20 years of her career, Kathy held positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, R&D, and finance. 

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