Day 1 - Monday, June 27, 2022

Time (Qatar; GMT+3)

PLENARY Session 1

8:00-8:10 AM

Opening of QPSS

8:10-8:40 AM

Welcome addresses by:

  • Dr. César Malavé, Dean and COO, Texas A&M University at Qatar
  • Mr. Todd Creeger, President, ConocoPhillips Qatar
  • Mr. Khalifa Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, Chief Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Officer, Qatargas

8:40-9:10 AM

Keynote Presentation
Vigilance: Human and Organizational Performance
Dr. Katherine Andrea Lemos, Chairperson, Chemical Safety Board

9:10-9:40 AM

Keynote Presentation:
Mindful Leadership
Fahad Al-Khater, Chief Operations Officer – Offshore, Terminals and Refinery, Qatargas

9:40-9:45 AM

QPSS Process Safety Excellence Award

9:45-10:30 AM

Break / Posters / Exhibition

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (on demand)

Track 1 Process Safety Management – A

Moderator: Foteini Nikolopoulou, Qatar Shell

Turning Process Safety Events Data into Actionable Insights, Wahyu Hidayat, Qatargas

Area Transformation: an accelerator of process safety risk management and operational discipline, Paul Vermeiren, QAPCO, Said Hobeika, DuPont Sustainable Solutions

How can process safety competency and self-confidence influence process safety decision making?, Dr. Luc Véchot, MKOPSC, Dr. Stephanie Payne, Texas A&M University

Track 2 Hazard Identification  & Risk Assessment – A

Moderator: Dr. Dhabia Al-Mohannadi, TAMU-Qatar

Risk-Based Approach to Building Designs and Decision Making, Anay Raibagkar, Baker Engineering & Risk Consultants

3D Fire and Gas Mapping of an Offshore Platform: Case Study, Basil Fysal, Technip Energies

Risk modelling for CO2 pipelines in the Netherlands, Dr. Henk Witlox, Witlox Safety Solutions

Track 3 Human Factors

Moderator: Dr. Mabrouk Ouederni, QAPCO

Applying the Science of Safety to Operating Procedures, Dr. Klaus Hofer, Communications And Training international

Influence of Human Factors in Safety Culture, Joe Diotte, Qatargas

How safety case and process safety management system could safeguard from Human Error, Faysel Alromaihi, QatarEnergy

Track 4 Asset Integrity and Reliability

Moderator: Sadiq Azeez, Qatargas

Resetting the baseline for process safety management in aging assets, Dr. Wale Adeola, Shell

Building an integrated monitoring system for an increased vigilance on process safety & integrity on unmanned installations, Marie-Charlotte Alboussiere, TotalEnergies EP Qatar

How to measure the strength of your last line of defense?, Praveen Dhote, Siemens Energy LLC

12:00-12:30 PM

Q&A Session for Track 1 (LIVE)

Q&A Session for Track 2 (LIVE)

Q&A Session for Track 3 (LIVE)

Q&A Session for Track 4 (LIVE)

12:30-1:30 PM

Break / Posters / Exhibition

PLENARY Session 2

1:30-2:10 PM

Keynote Presentation:
Be vigilant: Think about Safety Differently, Dr. Sidney Dekker, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

2:10-2:15 PM


2:15-3:30 PM

LIVE panel discussion moderated by Fawaz Al Shammari, Qatargas


  • Dr. Katherine Andrea Lemos (CSB)
  • Dr. Sidney Dekker (Griffith University)
  • Prof. Faisal Khan (MKOPSC)

3.30 PM

END of the DAY

Day 2 - Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Time (Qatar; GMT+3)

PLENARY Session 3

Moderator: Brandon Viator, ConocoPhillips

8:00-8:30 AM

Keynote Presentation:
Process Safety Management, Strengthened by Vigilance, Trond-Erik Johansen, Vice President HSE, ConocoPhillips

8:30-9:00 AM

A Paradigm Shift – Step Change in Process Safety and Barrier Management, Fawaz Al-Shammari and Sadiq Azeez, Qatargas

9:00-9:30 AM

Break / Posters / Exhibition

9:30-11:00 AM (on demand)

Track 5 Process Safety Management – B

Moderator: Wahyu Hidayat, Qatargas

Digital Transformation of Process/Functional Safety Compliance, Phil Jarrell, aeShield LLC

Managing Process Safety in North Field Expansion Project (Onshore), Weng Hoong Lim, Qatargas

Journey towards Company-wide PSM Implementation at Qatar Steel Company, Syed Quraishy, Qatar Steel Company

Track 6 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment- B

Moderator: Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos, MKOPSC

SDS : Are you sure about their management ?, Hervé Vaudrey, Dekra Process Safety

Learnings From Performing an Effective Dust Hazards Analysis, Alexandre Cardoso, Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants, Inc.

A Lifecycle Guide to Managing Chemical Reactivity Hazards, Nawayd Shaikh, Dekra Process Safety

Track 7 Emergency Response and Incident Investigation

Moderator: Dr. Tomasz Olewski, MKOPSC

Train-3 Extended planned Shutdown due to regeneration gas heater Tubes Failure, Saad Al-Merikhi, Qatargas

Process Safety Event (PSE) Loss of Primary Containment (LOPC) Incident modeling  – Guideline and methodology to support incident investigation, Ellen Fitrie, Qatargas

Pre Incident Plan Development – SABIC Success Story, Surendra Mahakalkar, SABIC

11:00-11:30 AM

Q&A Session for Track 5 (LIVE)

Q&A Session for Track 6 (LIVE)

Q&A Session for Track 7 (LIVE)

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Break / Posters / Exhibition

PLENARY Session 4

Moderator: Brandon Viator, ConocoPhillips

12:30-1:05 PM

Learnings From a Healthy Sense of Unease on an Oil Terminal, David Bleakley, ConocoPhillips

1:05-1:35 PM

Comprehensive Approach for Effective EHSS Risk Management, Abdulaziz Al-Garni, SABIC

1:35-2:00 PM

An Overview of Industrial Incidents Around the World Since QPSS 2021, Asma Abousrafa and Fatimah Khan, MKOPSC

2:00-2:45 PM

Q&A Session for PLENARY SESSIONS 3 and 4 (LIVE)

2:45-2:50 PM


2:50-3:00 PM

Closing of QPSS

3:00 PM