Press Release(English) of Curtain Raiser Event –Hotel Regency , State of Kuwait
American Society of Safety Professionals – Kuwait Chapter (ASSP) an ISO 9001 certified, non profit organization, conducted the Conference Curtain Raiser event of its 10th International HSSE Professional Development Conference & Exhibition at Hotel Regency on 20th October 2019.
The 10th International Health Safety Security, Environment & Loss Prevention Professional Development Conference & Exhibition will be organised from 17th to 18th December 2019, Hotel Regency, Kuwait, with a Theme ‘ HSSE Excellence for Sustainable Business ’. The two days mega event will feature interactive Plenary Sessions, Executive Panel Discussion with Top management of the industries, Technical Sessions, Exciting Keynote Speakers, Exclusive Women in Safety Excellence ( WISE), Exclusive Sessions for University Students, World Class Training workshops, Symposiums on key HSSE issues and a dynamic Trade Show exhibition. This HSSE conference is designed to be one of the largest of its kind in the region. The conference is patronized by H.E. Dr. Khaled Al-Fadhel, Minister of Oil & Minister of Electricity & Water, State of Kuwait, endorsed by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. The conference is also supported by many International agencies like International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), Board of Certified Professional (BCSP), Institution of Occupational Safety and Health UK (IOSH), Board for Global EHS Credentialing® ABIH-IPEP, ASSP International Practice Specialty, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), World Safety Council (WSC) and International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) for the first time has accepted to be the Knowledge Partner of the conference.
The curtain raiser event was kicked off with the welcome address by Eng. Fadhel Al Ali, Chairman ASSP Kuwait Chapter, followed by Conference Director Mr. Faris Al Mansouri. The addresses were followed by a brief presentation on the Conference by Mr. Ahmed Ismael, Head Conference Strategy. The presentation featured ASSP past conferences in Kuwait , benefits to Kuwait Society and Industries, theme & objective of the conference, benefits of attending the conference, the driving force of the conference and the expectations from the industry leaders.
Mr. Golamari Sampath Reddy, Conference Deputy Director delivered the conference technical highlights, including details about Technical sessions, Key International & Regional Speakers, pre & post conference training workshops, expert panelists for the Executive Panel Discussion, Women is Safety Excellence (WISE) session & exclusive University Students Session. The presentations were followed by Guest Addresses by Mr. Abdulaziz Ahmed Al-Duaij, Deputy C.E.O , Support Services, KNPC , Mr. Nasser Al Habbab, TL, Fire Protec & Security & Crisis Management HSSE, KPC, Mr. Hisham, Middle East Representative, IADC and a video address by Ms. Diana Stegall, President, ASSP, USA.
The conference literature ( Delegate brochure ) was officially launched during the event by the following dignitaries
• Mr. Abdul Aziz Ahmed Al Duaij, DCEO , Support Services , KNPC
• Mr. Nasser Al Habbab, TL, Fire Protection & Security & Crisis Management HSSE, KPC
• Eng. Fadhel Al Ali, Chairman , ASSP Kuwait Chapter
• Mr. Faris Al Mansouri, Conference Director, PDC 2019
• Mr. Ahmed Ismael, Conference Strategy Head, PDC 2019
• Mr. Hisham , Middle East Representative, IADC
• Mr. Ali Failakawi, General Secretary , Kuwait Society of Engineers
• Mr. G. S Reddy, Conference Dy Director , PDC 2019
• Mr. Jahid Thakor , Vice President , ASSP Kuwait Chapter
• Mr. Jignesh Shah, Conference Proceedings, Head
• Mr. N. Vasudevan, Area Director, ASSP
The event concluded with the closing address by Mr. Jignesh Shah, Head - Conference Proceedings.
The conference in nutshell
50+ Expert Speakers
15+ major countries participation across the globe
10+ Endorsements by major associations across the globe
30+ CEOs and Top Management expected to attend
8 world class training workshops
500+ industry gathering which includes HSSE professionals & experts from all major companies, regulatory bodies, associations, consultancies etc.
CEU’s offered (Continuing Education Units)
10+ Industry Leaders as Panelists in Executive Panel Session
Exclusive sessions for WISE (Women in Safety Excellence) & University Students
For more information on delegate nominations for the two day conference , Training workshop Sponsors and Exhibitors please visit www.asspkuwaitpdc.org