See you at the 2024 AIChE Spring Meeting & 20th GCPS!

AcuTech will be attending the 2024 AIChE Spring Meeting & 20th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) in New Orleans next week. Our team will be exhibiting, sponsoring, chairing sessions, and speaking. We have outlined our presentations below and hope to see you at one of our talks. Alternatively we will also be at our booth during all coffee breaks and receptions. We hope to see you there!

Technical Presentations

The AcuTech team will be presenting four talks on time-varying quantitative risk assessment, PHA facilitation, behavioral based process safety, and interpreting “should” vs. “shall” in RAGAGEP.

On Tuesday, March 26

  • Using Time-Varying QRA to Evaluate Hazards during a Turnaround or Temporary Operations
    8:30am, Room 210
    Colin D. Armstrong, Group Leader & Principal Engineer, Quantitative Risk Services, will present a practical case study demonstrating how performing a time-varying QRA during turnarounds or other temporary operations can support safe operations.
    Read the abstract.
  • Cooking up the Ideal Recipe for PHA Facilitation
    10:45 am, Room 220-221
    Alison Ballon, Principal Engineer & Western Business Unit Lead, will discuss several of the important considerations for developing as a facilitator to lead successful PHAs.
    Read the abstract.
  • Improving Process Safety Culture through Behavioral Based Process Safety
    1:30pm, Room 217-218
    David Heller, Sr. Principal Engineer, will provide an overview of the #behaviorbasedprocesssafety (BBPS) methodology. He will delve into how this approach can help make meaningful and sustainable impacts to process safety programs.
    Read the abstract.

On Wednesday, March 27

  • The Meaning of “Should”
    8:30am, Room 217-218
    Mike Hazzan, AcuTech Associate, will provide guidance on interpreting the “should” vs. “shall” debate, particularly how to deal with “should” provisions and why this matters. He will share lessons learned from AcuTech’s extensive onsite observations where the impacts of these interpretations are seen in process safety programs.
    Read the abstract.

AcuTech is Proud to Sponsor the Spring Meeting & GCPS

For the 15th year in a row AcuTech is a proud sponsor of the conference bags – be sure to pick one up to keep your conference materials in order. Enjoy the conference and make sure to stop by and say hello.

Our team will also be exhibiting, so don’t forget to stop by our booth to say hello. Visit booth 217 to chat about potential collaborations on your upcoming process safety and security initiatives.

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