The Call for Papers is now open for the Hazardex & PPTex 2021 International Conference, Exhibition and Awards event. Share your knowledge and expertise with peers and stakeholders of the global high hazard industry on February 24 and 25 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK.

For 20 years, the Hazardex Conference & Exhibition has been the ideal platform for sharing key industry information and topical discussion on process safety-related topics. The annual event brings together those with hazardous area and wider safety responsibilities to review best practice and the latest research in areas key to managing process safety effectively.

With the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic causing many of us to work remotely and preventing the usual networking opportunities from taking place, Hazardex 2021 will be provide the industry to once again come together and make up for the lost months of crucial knowledge sharing and networking.

The Call for Papers for Hazardex 2021 is now open and we are seeking submissions from contributors with experience and knowledge of the process safety and high hazard sectors. Submissions could be in the form of research, industry developments, lessons learnt from near-misses, investigation findings, good practice for industry, or case studies, to name just a few of the formats we are looking for.

As always, we are seeking participation from members of industry where hazardous area operations or process safety are of high importance. These will include chemical, pharmaceutical, onshore & offshore oil & gas, nuclear, renewables, food & beverage, utilities, laboratories/clean room, power generation, transport of hazardous materials, manufacturing, agrochemical, new energy such as hydrogen and battery storage.

The Hazardex 2021 Conference will have a focus on several topics including: 

*  Personal Protection Technologies (PPT) and smart wearables 
*  Automation & IIoT
*  Risk Assessment and Management
*  Functional Safety
*  Cybersecurity
*  Decommissioning
*  Engineering & Design Safety
*  Human Factors
*  Safety Culture
*  Environmental Protection
*  An introduction to ATEX/DSEAR
*  Knowledge & Competence
*  Asset Management and Maintenance
*  Regulation
*  Process Safety Leadership
*  Fire & Explosion Hazards

This list is not exclusive. Anyone with an original take on any aspect of hazardous area operations or process safety is encouraged to get in touch.

There is no charge to submit or present, although we are seeking only non-commercial papers which aim to share expertise and knowledge. 

All speakers will get an inclusive pass for all conference sessions plus a seat at the prestigious Awards Gala Dinner on the evening of February 24.

Submission requirements

Please submit abstracts of between 300 to 400 words (in Word document or PDF format) for consideration, accompanied with the following information:

*  Presenting author (and co-authors) biography
*  Company / Organisation
*  Full contact details
*  Paper title
*  Main topic

Please also send an image of each speaker, and state if you have an objection to our using your name, company and logo when promoting the event.

Please send submissions to: hazardex@imlgroup.co.uk
With subject line: 'Hazardex 2021 conference paper submission'

Submissions must be received by 25th September 2020 to be considered.

 
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Hazardex committee and if considered to be relevant and of interest, we will request a full paper.


For more information on participation contact: 

Event Director, Russell Goater or Editor, Alistair Hookway
Email: events@imlgroup.co.uk
Or phone: +44 (0) 1732 359990

https://www.hazardex-event.co.uk/

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