American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Kuwait Chapter is a premier voluntary, non-profit making Health, Safety and Environmental organization, which strives to provide professional guidance, training, consultancy and resources to the industrial and social sectors in the region. As a part of continuous efforts in its professional journey, ASSE Kuwait Chapter announced the 8th Professional Development Conference (PDC) on 9-10 December 2015 at Radisson Blu Hotel, under the patronage of the Minister of oil of Kuwait H.E. Dr. Ali Al Omair.
The two-day conference will be inaugurated by is Dr. Omair. The conference with the Theme 'Sharing Experience to Enhance the HSSE Culture' is endorsed by International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) and National Examination Board occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), Supported by Board of certified Safety professionals (BCSP), Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), Centre for chemical Process Safety (CCPS).
The Professional Development Conference will comprise of plenary sessions, Symposiums, Pre and Post Conference workshops.
- Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene
- Process Safety
- Personal Safety
- Fire Safety
- Environmental Engineering & Management
- Loss Prevention
- Industrial Security
- Behavior Based Safety (BBS)
- Journey Management
An Executive Panel Discussion by CEOs of KNPC, EQUATE, KOC on Contractor safety will be conducted on the first day after the inauguration. The symposiums will be on Process Safety Management and Sustainable Energy.
An exposition by the industrial supplier and service providers will be organized and everyone can visit their booths during the conference. E-poster exhibition of those who participate in the poster competition will be displayed.
The Advisory Executive Steering Committee with Mohammad Husain CEO and President, EQUATE, as Head, and Mohammad Ghazi Al Mutairi CEO, Kuwait National Petroleum company, Hashem Al Hashem CEO, Kuwait Oil Company as members is being established.
The advisory board for the PDC 2015 are Mr. Michael Belcher, CSP President, American Society of Safety Engineers, USA, Ismail Abdulla Ali, Deputy CEO (Corporate Services Directorate) ,Kuwait Oil Company, Khaled Saleh Al Asousi Dy. CEO Support Services, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Major General Yousef Al Ansari Director, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate Ali Al Kshawe Manager (HSE), Kuwait National Petroleum Company. Ahmed A Abbas Manager, (HSE), Kuwait Oil Company Sati S. Al Otaibi Manager (EHS and F&S),JO - Wafra , Salem Al Azmi Manager – HSE.
Managers, Team Leaders, Consultants, Specialists, Engineers, Physicians, Coordinators and Inspectors and Supervisors from the following disciplines can attend the conference. The delegate brochures are available at the website www.assekuwaitconference.com for registration and detailed information about PDC 2015.
In a press conference meeting held in this regard Fadel Al Ali Chairman ASSE Kuwait Chapter addressed the chapter conference preparation and highlights. Mr. Sampath Reddy President of the ASSE Kuwait Chapter welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Mr. Vasudevan, Director for PDC 2015 informed that the Professional Development Conference 2015 will show cases the international experts sharing their experience and an opportunity for the Professionals in Kuwait to advance their knowledge and expertise. Dinesh Dutta, Vice President of the ASSE Kuwait Chapter gave the vote of thanks.