Program

14:00 - 16:40

Achieving excellence through codes of management practices

14:00 - 14:10

Welcome and introduction to GPCA

14:10 - 14:25

Revised of codes of management practices overview

Adil Majid Manager TQM, Natpet
14:25 - 14:45

Most frequent non conformities in industry – related to GPCA RC codes of management practices

Wilhelm Wang Managing Director- ISO CASCO Working Group Expert, TransReg LLC
14:45 - 16:00

Hands on exercise on self-assessment against revised codes

16:00 - 16:30

Final analysis

16:30 - 16:40

Closing remarks – What lies ahead?

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and welcome networking

09:00 - 11:00

Session one: The boardroom perspective

09:00 - 09:20

Keynote address: RC contribution to the ‘bottom line’

Eng. Khalid S Al-Mudaifer President and CEO, Ma’aden
09:20 - 10:45

GPCA’ Responsible Care® journey – A quest of excellence

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun Secretary General, GPCA
09:45 - 10:05

RC brand recognition

Kate Holzhauser VP, Environment, Health, Safety and Security (EHS&S) Chevron Phillips Chemical
10:05 - 10:30

Panel discussion and Q&A session

10:30 - 11:10

Networking break

Sponsored by
11:10 - 12:30

Session two: Leveraging the “human factor” to drive results

11:10 - 11:30

Understanding leadership expectations

Khaled Alalyani President, IBN ZAHR, SABIC
11:30 - 11:50

Building EHS capability and cultivating EHS competency

Teresa Budworth Chief Executive, NEBOSH
11:50 - 12:10

HF contribution to zero harm

Anthony Gerard Sector Lead, Operations Excellence, Advisian
12:10 - 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A session

12:30 - 14:00

Networking lunch and prayer break

14:00 - 16:00

Session three: Regional priorities

14:00 - 14:20

Energy efficiency

14:20 - 14:40

Climate change

Hannes Reinisch Sustainability and CC Partner , PwC
14:40 - 15:00

Toward the GHS implementation in the GCC countries

Antonio Riganelli EMEAI Hazard Communication Leader, The Dow Chemical Company
15:00 - 15:20

Industrial waste

Eng. Danah Alkurdi Vice Head of Environment Sector Environment, Water and Agriculture Sector, Ministry of Economy and Planning, Saudi Arabia
15:20 - 15:40

Competent workforce is a key success factor for business sustainability

Khaled Saleh Al-Kharboush VP (A), EHSS, SABIC
15:40 - 16:00

Panel discussion and Q&A session

19:00 - 22:00

Responsible Care Excellence Awards and gala dinner

Sponsored by
08:00 - 09:00

Registration and welcome networking

08:00 - 10:40

Session four: Stakeholder’s voice

09:00 - 09:20

Keynote address

Omar Bahobail EVP Shared Services Organization, Sahara Petrochemicals Company
09:20 - 09:40

Regulator’s perspective

Mohsin Mohammed Alkharousi Director of Environmental Evaluation and Permits Center, Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (Sultanate of Oman)
09:40 - 10:00

Voice of stakeholders

10:00 - 10:20

RC beyond the fence line

Richard Heath President and CEO, TALKE USA Inc
10:20 - 10:35

Panel discussion and Q&A

10:35 - 11:00

Networking break

Sponsored by
11:00 - 11:20

Business continuity management

Dhiraj Lal Executive Director and Principal Consultant Continuity and Resilience(CORE)
11:20 - 11:40

Business case for functional safety

Dr. Michel Houtermans CEO, Risknowlogy
11:40 - 12:00

Information resilience

Notis Iliopoulos Manager, Cyber Security Consulting, WSP (Middle East)
12:00 - 12:20

Chemical safety and quality aspects through the entire supply chain operations

Valérie Carlier Responsible Care Manager, Methanex Euroup’s opertations
12:20 - 12:35

Panel discussion

12:35 - 13:30

Session six: Future direction

12:35 - 12:55

An overview of Circular Economy, and its applications in petrochemical industries

Dr. Yahya Anouti Principal Energy, chemicals and utilities Middle East, Strategy &
12:55 - 13:15

Panel discussion

13:15 - 13:30

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun Secretary General, GPCA
13:30 - 15:00

Networking lunch


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