The Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF) will be holding their annual Human Factors in the Oil, Gas and Chemical Industries conference in Manchester this year. This is a two-day conference, and will feature Professor Andrew Hopkins speaking on both days.
The IEHF is offering a reduced ‘early bird’ price if you book your place by 31 August 2010. You can book your place or find out more about this event by visiting http://www.ogc2010.org/.
Other speakers will include Judith Hackett (HSE); Cheryl Mackenzie (US Chemical Safety Board); Ron McLeod (Shell International); Helen Rycraft (Magnox North Sites, also a member of the EI’s Human and Organisational Factors Working Group); Peter Jeffries (ConocoPhillips, also Vice-Chairman of the EI’s Human and Organisational Factors Working Group); Caroline Sudgen (Health and Safety Laboratory); Dave Nicholls (Step Change in Safety); Simon Robinson (BP); Jim Weatherbee (BP); Martin Anderson (HSE); Zoila Harvey (Wood Group); and George Petrie (Petrofac Offshore).
In addition, the Energy Institute will be holding a Hearts and Minds half-day workshop on the 24 November as part of the conference (see http://www.eimicrosites.org/heartsandminds/training.php for more information).