1st International Symposium on Chemical Safety :: Program Agenda
Day 1: Sunday: 17-04-2011.
8:00-9:00 A.M
Opening Ceremony
9:00-9:05 A.M
Recitation of Holy Quran
9:05-9:15 A.M
CPPC Coordinator Speechة
9:15-9:25 A.M
KSU Rector Speech    
9:25-9:40 A.M
Honoring Sponsors   
9:40-10:00 A.M
Coffee Break
First Session
Chemical Safety Overview
Session Chairman
Prof. M. Monshi  
Session Coordinator
Prof. N. Al-Arfaj
10:00-10:30 A.M
  Overview of Industrial Process Safety
Dr. Nancy Jackson
President, American Chemical Society , USA
10:30-11:00 A.M
  An Overview of the Principles and Practices in Laboratory Chemical Safety
Prof. Douglas B. Walters
President, Environmental, Chemical Safety Edu. Inst., USA
11:00-11:30 A.M
  Safety in Process Industries
Dr. Moayyed I. Al-Qurtas
V.P.,Tasnee National Company,KSA
11:30-11:45 A.M
Coffee Break
Second Session
Chemical and Biological Safety in Laboratories
Session Chairman
Prof. D. Walters  
Session Coordinator
Dr. Nancy Jakson
11:45-12:15 P.M.
  Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity: An Overview of Principles and Practices
Dr. Hillary H. Carter
Program Officer, U.S. Dept. of State Biosecurity Engagement Program
12:15-12:45 P.M.
  Some Safety Aspects of Radiotracer Laboratories
Prof. Syed M. Qaim
Prof. of Nuclear Chemistry, University of Cologne, Germany
12:45-1:30 P.M.
Coffee Break and Dohur Prayer
Third Session
Examples of Governmental Experience in Chemical Safety
Session Chairman
D. Al-Duhiayan  
1:30-2:00 P.M.
  The Role of Civil Defense in Dealing with Chemicals
Dr. Salah S. Al-Kahtani
Manager, Chemical Assessment Section, Civil Defense, KSA
2:00-2:30 P.M.
  CPPC Experience in Chemical Safety
Dr. Mohammed Shereif
Associate Professor, Chemical Pollution Protection Committee (CPPC),KSA
2:30 P.M.
Lunch + End of Day 1
Day 2: Monday: 18-04-2011.
8:30-9:00 A.M
Fourth Session
National and International Plans of Chemical Safety
Session Chairman
Prof. Syed M. Qaim  
Session Coordinator
Prof. N. Al-Arfaj
9:00-9:30 A.M
  Overview of the Chemical Security Engagement Program (CSP)
Dr. Nancy Jackson
Manager, Int. Chemical Threat Reduction Dept.
9:30-10:00 A.M
  National Plan for Science and Technology
Dr. A. M. Al-Saweelem
10:00-10:30 A.M
  Hazardous Chemical Management Program in Presidency of Meteorological and Environmental Protection
Eng. Soliman M. Al-Ziben
Manger, Chemical Safety and Hazardous Waste, PME
10:30-11:00 A.M.
Coffee Break
Fifth Session
Chemical and Radioactive Wastes Management
Session Chairman
Prof. M. Al-Omer 
Session Coordinator
Prof. M. Radawan
11:00-11:30 A.M.
  Fire Safety in Academic and Research Chemical Laboratories
Prof. Douglas B. Walters
President, Environmental, Chemical Safety Edu. Inst., USA
11:30-12:00 P.M.
  Overview of Industrial Waste Handling: Reduction, Reuse and Treatment
Richard J. Kottenstette
Expert, Chemical Safety and Security Program, USA
12:00-12:30 P.M.
  Some Aspects of Radioactive Waste Management
Prof. Syed Qaim
Prof. of Nuclear Chemistry, University of Cologne, Germany
12:30-1:30 P.M.
Coffee break and Dohur Prayer  
1:30-2:00 P.M.
  Management of Chemical and biological wastes at Girls section, KSU
Dr. Noha Al-Nagdi
Asst.Prof. Chemistry Department, KSU ,KSA
Dr. Nagwa M. Aref
Prof of Virology & Molecular Biology, Plant and Microbiology Dept, KSU, KSA
2:00-2:30 P.M.
Closing Remarks and Recommendations
2:30 P.M.
Lunch + End of Symposium
Day 3: Tuesday: 19-04-2011.
Timings: 9:00 A.M - 2:00 P.M
Workshop (W1): Chemicals Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

The course covers the analysis of hazards and risk assessments. It examines ways for improving the safety of the plant at the process design stage. It also examines the hazard and operability study [HAZOP] and fault tree analysis [FTA] and the way in which safety studies can be integrated within the design process.

Day 4: Wednesday: 20-04-2011.
Timings: 9:00 A.M - 2:00 P.M
Workshop (W2): Safe Handling of Industrial Chemicals
The course covers the safe handling of industrial chemicals: explosions, runaway reactions, occupational health and environment protection.
Other topics include flammability, sources of ignition including explosion venting; assessment of runaway reaction, hazards and pressure relief; occupational medicine, toxicology, epidemiology and the COSHH regulations; and environmental auditing.
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