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Upcoming Events for April and May

11th Global Conference on Process Safety – Austin
April 26th – 29th

MMI will be chairing, presenting and exhibiting at the Global Congress on Process Safety in Austin between April 26th and 29th.  The Global Congress is presented by both the CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) and AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) and is now in its 11th year.  This annual event attracts industry, regulatory and academic practitioners from around the world.  We will be presenting a number of papers at the event:

CFD Modeling of LNG Spreading and Atmospheric Dispersion – Morgan Reed

The Human Factors Behind Inherently Safer Design of LNG Liquefaction Terminals – David Weimer

Blast Resistant Design and Retrofit of Buildings at Petrochemical Facilities – Paul Summers (this presentation will be recorded and broadcast on AIChE’s website)

Poster presentations include:

Numerical Modeling of Pool Fire inside an Offshore Methanol Storage Tank – Morgan Reed

Best Practice in Application of CAA CAP 437 Standards for Offshore Helicopter Landing Areas – Tim Jones/Morgan Reed

Eric Peterson will chair a number of sessions, including Group Chair for the Sustainable Engineering Forum, Chair for the Process Safety in Refineries session and Co-Chair for two panels entitled ‘Big Data Analytics’.

We will also be exhibiting, so please come and meet us at Booth 416.

The 11th Global Conference on Process Safety
Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701
http://www.aiche.org/ccps/conferences/global-congress-on-process-safety/2015


Bring on the Heat – Houston
April 29th – May 1st

MMI will be presenting two sessions, which will be introduced by Richard Holliday, at this year’s Bring on the Heat in Houston between April 29 – May 1, 2015.  This conference brings industry end-users, contractors, inspectors and manufacturers together to discuss the increasing challenges where infrastructure is exposed to high-temperatures.

The following papers will be presented by MMI staff from the US, Malaysia and the UK.

Fire and Explosion hazards Modeling: What the Flux is it all About? – Morgan Reed / Tim Jones

Fire Load Response Analysis: Managing Hazards, Risk and Integrity in PFP Design – Enrique Munoz-Garcia / Yavuz Mentes

Bring on the Heat
Westin Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77024


The Offshore Technology Conference – Houston
May 4th – 7th

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.

On Wednesday 6th May, Dr. Eric Peterson will be co-chairing a session on ‘Offshore Process Safety: Past, Present and Future’ from 2:00pm to 4:40pm.  Dr. Peterson will present a paper at this session entitled ‘While History May Not Repeat Itself, It Often Rhymes: The Evolution of Offshore Technical Process Safety‘.

The OTC
Reliant Parkway
Houston
TX 77054
http://2015.otcnet.org/


Hazards 25 – Edinburgh
May 13th – 15th

Hazards 25 will provide a platform for sharing best practice and latest research on all aspects of chemical and process safety in Europe, helping attendees to manage and reduce risk more effectively.  This leading process safety event will feature a mix of invited keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, and a trade exhibition of process safety related products and services.

MMI is a Silver sponsor of the event for the 2nd year running and will be presenting posters as well as a paper on the 15th (Dispersion Modelling for Explosion Risk Analysis – Tim Jones).

We will also be exhibiting at the event – make sure you visit us at stand 37.

Hazards 25
EICC (Edinburgh International Conference Centre)
The Exchange
Edinburgh
EH3 8EE
http://www.icheme.org/hazards25


Radioactive Materials  Transport and Storage Conference and Exhibition
May 19th – 21st

RAMTrans 2015 is to be the Nuclear Institute’s tenth conference on Radioactive Materials Transport and Storage. This is a major event in the transport and storage calendar. Developers, users, regulators and stakeholders are invited to meet and discuss the challenges to be faced in meeting the demands of an ever more globalized radioactive materials industry.

MMI will be presenting a paper entitled: “CFD analysis of AGR spent fuel disposal container and long term prediction of its thermal behaviour and pressurization”.

We are also exhibiting, so make sure you look out for us.

RAMTrans 2015
Godstow Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 8AL


Hazards Australasia – Brisbane

May 26th – 27th

The globally recognised event will see a mix of local and international speakers, oral and poster presentations, as well as a trade exhibition of process safety related products and services and gala dinner.

As Gold sponsors of the event, MMI will open the conference on the 27th.  Garry Law, a Principal Consultant at MMI’s Melbournes office, will also present a paper entitled ‘Over The Top: Process Safety Lessons Related to Liquid Level in Process Vessels and Tanks‘.

Don’t forget to visit us at our exhibition stand!

Hazards Australasia
Pullman Hotel
106 Ann Street
Brisbane
QLD, 4000
http://www.icheme.org/hazardsaus2015

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