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Hazardex & PPTex 2019 - Conference Schedule & Delegate Bookings

14 January 2019

The speakers and schedule for the Hazardex and PPTex 2019 Conference, to be held on February 27th & 28th 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Runcorn, Cheshire, UK, have now been confirmed. Time limited delegate offers are available but ending next week. This HAZLOC event is now CPD certified and recognised to issue certificate points to conference attendees.

A significant section of the high hazard sector’s main industry organisations, companies and regulators will come together at Hazardex 2019 aiming to improve stakeholder engagement. Get in contact to secure your places now! 

Delegate places 2FOR1 offer available -  click here for details.

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Event Sponsors 

PR Electronics & Trolex

Click on the underlined entries below for presentation details and speaker biographies.

N.B. This running order was correct at the time of publication but we reserve the right to make changes as required.

Day 1 Wednesday 27th February 2019 - Stream 1 - Morning
Chairman: Lee Allford

Opening Keynotes

1. Ken Rivers - President, IChemE, and CoMAH Strategic Forum Chair

2019 - The Year of Leadership in Managing Major Hazard Risks   

2. Paul Logan - HSE, Head of Chemicals, Explosives and Microbiological Hazards 

Managing Major Hazard Risks - A Cross-Industry Initiative

(Abstract available shortly)

3. Brian Cowell - Managing Director, EDF Energy Generation 

UK Nuclear Generation - A Decade of Transformation

4. Dr Jo Nettleton - Environment Agency Deputy Director, Radioactive Substances & Installations Regulation  

Major Hazards Leadership: Past lessons and future challenges

Day 1 - Stream 1 - Afternoon
Chairman: Lee Allford

5. Peter Davidson - Executive Director, Tank Storage Association
Decarbonisation and the Road to Zero

6. Tom Nobes - Process Instruments Capability Leader, Sellafield

Decommissioning at Sellafield - Implications for Control & Instrumentation

7.  Geert Vercruysse - Process Safety Expert, BASF
Lessons Learned from Incidents

Closing keynote
8. Terry Cooper - Former Global Head of Integrity & Major Risk Management, Total  
A reflection on Forty Years of Major Hazard Prevention
(Abstract available shortly)

Day 1 - Stream 2 PPTex - Morning / Afternoon
Chairman: Ron Sinclair

9. Mark Bernstein - CEO, Wearable Technologies  
Evolution and Safety for Wearable Technology

(Abstract available shortly)

10. Matthew Cliffe - Technology Lead, Trolex

Optical Particle Characterisation: New technology for particulate identification & monitoring

11. John Hartley, CEO, Extronics  
Enhanced Worker Safety in Process Industry Environments

12. Matthew Cutler & Jon D. Miller - Regional Sales Manager & Technical Compliance Manager, Det-tronics  
The Role of Combustible and Toxic Gas Detectors in Plant Safety

13. Jackson White - UK Director, Getac
The challenges of deploying mobile devices in an ATEX environment 

14. Neil Smith - Head of Workforce Development, Cogent Skills
Process Safety or Managing Major Accident Hazards – What's the difference?

(Abstract available shortly)

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Delegate places 2FOR1 offer available -  click here for details.

Day 2 Thursday 28th February 2019 -  Stream 1 - Morning

Chairman: Lee Allford

15. Thorsten Arnhold - Chairman, IECEx
Competence in Hazardous Areas – How the IECEx System can Help 

16. Martin Jones - Operations Manager, CompEx / JT Limited 
Reflecting 25 Years of Validating Core Competencies

17. Sarabjit Purewal - HSE, Principal Specialist Inspector
Managing Cybersecurity and Functional Safety

18. Colin Easton - Principal Safety Consultant, Prosalus  
Security Risk Assessments for Functional Safety

Day 2 - Stream 1 - Afternoon

Chairman: Lee Allford

19. James Jenkins - Principal Consultant, DNV GL  
EI Not Permanently Attended Installation Guidelines

20. Carolyn Nicholls - Director & Process Safety Expert, RAS  
Hazardous Area Classification Chemical Plant Case Study

Day 2 - Stream 2 - Morning 
Chairman: Ron Sinclair

21. Joe Murphy -   Head of Health, Safety, Security and WellbeingSouthern Water
Gaining Value from Investigations
(Abstract available shortly)

22. Paul McCulloch - Risk Management Process Safety & Implementation, CGE
Barrier-based learning from incidents

23. Roger Stokes - Principal Engineer, BakerRisk  
Failure to Understand and Manage Risks

24. Harvey T. Dearden - Engineering Director, HTS Engineering Group  
Cybersecurity Risk Assessment: A Semi-Quantitative Approach  

Day 2 - Stream 2 - Afternoon
Chairman: Ron Sinclair

25. Jonathan Hichens - Lead Certification Engineer, CMP Products 

Eliminating Explosion Risks Through Properly Sealed Cables

26. Keith Plumb - Process, Equipment and Safety Consultant BPE 

Using Equipment Protection Levels to Break the Chain

This event is now CPD certified and recognised to issue certificate points to conference attendees. 

Any registration requests or questions should be sent to: with the subject line Hazardex & PPTex 2019

or call +44 (0) 1732 359990 and ask for the Hazardex conference team.

                          Delegate places 2FOR1 offer available -  click here for details.

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** Please note that the conference running order & speakers are not final and we reserve the right to make changes where necessary.

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