30-31 MAY 2016 : TWO-DAY WORKSHOP ON ORIENTATION TO CHEMICAL INDUSTRY : EXPANDING INDIA'S RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EXCELLENCE
Posted On : 11th May 2016

Indian Chemical Council (ICC) in cooperation with Sandia National Laboratories' International Chemical Threat Reduction (ICTR) supported by the U.S. Department of State Chemical Security Program is organizing Two-day Workshop on ORIENTATION TO CHEMICAL SECURITY - EXPANDING INDIA'S RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EXCELLENCE on 30 - 31 May 2016 at The Gateway Room, Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Apollo Bunder, Gateway of India, Mumbai.  Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India has been approached for the support and confirmation is awaited.

Dr. S. A. Bhardwaj, HomiBhabha Chair Professor, DAE and Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has kindly agreed to deliver Key-Note Address.

Dr. S. A. Bhardwaj:

Dr. S. A. Bhardwaj, HomiBhabha Chair Professor, DAE has taken charge as the new Chairman ofthe Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on September 1, 2015.  He is an internationally acclaimed expert on Nuclear Safety and a post graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

He began his career with the DAE in 1971 after obtaining training in Nuclear Engineering from 14th Batch of BARC Training School. He had an illustrious career with Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited previously. His specific areas of work include design and engineering of the Indian Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs). He retired as a Distinguished Scientist of Department of Atomic Energy from NPCIL in January, 2013. Since then he was serving as HomiBhabha Chair Professor in the Department of Atomic Energy. 

He has been closely associated with many high level committees of AERB in the past and played a leading role in formulating many safety regulations.

Dr. Bhardwaj is a recipient of the Indian Nuclear Society ‘Lifetime Achievement Award' and also earlier an Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Nuclear Technology including Nuclear Safety' and is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

Sandia National Laboratories:

Sandia National Laboratories, managed and operated by the Sandia Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin), are two major United States Department of Energy research and development national laboratories.

Their primary mission is to develop, engineer, and test the non-nuclear components of nuclear weapons. Sandia is a National Nuclear Security Administration laboratory.  It is Sandia's mission to maintain the reliability and surety of nuclear weapon systems, conduct research and development in arms control and nonproliferation technologies, and investigate methods for the disposal of the United States' nuclear weapons program's hazardous waste. Other missions include research and development in energy and environmental programs, as well as the surety of critical national infrastructures.

Ms Sue Caskey is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff in the International Biological and Chemical Threat Reduction Program at Sandia National Laboratories. Sue has more than 18 year's international security expertise and has been engaged in work in over 25 countries.  Currently, she is the project lead for the analytical projects focusing on threat prioritization models and risk assessment models and tools. 
In addition, Sue is working directly with the Office of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the World Health Organization on various technical threat reduction efforts.  Susan has degrees in Biology and Computer Science specializing in information management, risk and decisional analysis, and security. 

She is certified in network security architecture and has designed and implemented secure information management systems worldwide.  Sue designs methodologies for performing risk assessments and has conducted numerous risk assessments of biological agents, chemical agents, and science facilities in support of international projects as well as for the US Department of Homeland Security.  Specifically, Sue has conducted safety and security assessments focusing on safe practices, proper implementation of engineering controls, physical security, cyber security, and personally reliability.  In addition, Sue has designed and implemented network based disease surveillance systems for humans and animals; including the backend database and communication components, designed and developed the model and software for the two BioRAM tools (Biosafety RAM and Biosecurity RAM) and the Chem-SAM tool, which have been recommended by the US Canters for Disease Control, the US Department of Homeland Security, and World Health Organization.

OBJECTIVE :

The basic objective of the Workshop is to provide an orientation to what Chemical Security is, why it is important and how to get started enhancing security measures.

PROGRAM :

Detailed program is enclosed for your reference. There will be presentations by Sandia National Laboratories and experts from ICC on both the days of the Workshop.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Workshop is highly recommended for R&D Professions, R&D Head, Representatives of Educational Institutions, Stakeholders, etc.

REGISTRATION FEES (including 14.5% Service Tax):    

To defray the expenses, the registration fees will be as follows:

ICC Members :          Rs. 5,725/- per delegate
Others :                       Rs. 8,015/- per delegate

SPONSORSHIP:

We request members to consider partnering the Workshop, as per details given below:

Platinum Partner Rs. 3,00,000/- 6 Complimentary Registration
Gold Partner Rs. 2,00,000/- 4 Complimentary Registration
Silver Partner Rs. 1,00,000/- 2 Complimentary Registration
Lunch / Dinner Partner Rs. 50,000/- 1 Complimentary Registration

ICC will acknowledge partnership support by displaying an appropriate banner at the venue of the Workshop and will also offer complimentary registrations as mentioned above.

We request all members to attend this important Workshop and take advantage of the same. 

For Registration and more details, please contact:

INDIAN CHEMICAL COUNCIL
SIR VITHALDAS CHAMBERS, 6TH FLOOR
16 MUMBAI SAMACHAR MARG
MUMBAI - 400 001
Tel: 61144000 / 22048043
Email: iccmumbai@iccmail.in; events@iccmail.in

 

PLEASE REGISTER LATEST BY: THURSDAY, 26TH MAY 2016.
KINDLY DRAW THE CHEQUE IN FAVOUR OF  "INDIAN CHEMICAL COUNCIL".

 

P R O G R A M

DAY ONE - MONDAY, 30 MAY 2016

08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome by Mr. B. Vivek Shetty
Chairman - Western Region, ICC
Address by Mr. Ravi Kapoor
Vice President, ICC
Key-Note Address Dr. S. A. Bhardwaj
Homi Bhabha Chair Professor, DAE and Chairman, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
Vote of Thanks  
10:00 - 10:20 TEA BREAK
10:20 - 11:20 Why Chemical Security is important to India- examples and case studies of chemical security failures Sandia National Laboratories
11:20 - 12:00 Chemical Risk Management Principles Sandia National Laboratories
12:00 - 13:00 Responsible Care and how it supports chemical risk management ICC
13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 16:30 Chemical Risk Prioritization
  • What is chemical risk and how to evaluate it? Focusing on novel chemicals
Sandia National Laboratories
16:30 - 16:50 TEA BREAK
16:50 - 17:15 Review of the Day Sandia National Laboratories

DAY TWO - TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2016

09:00 - 10:30 Principles of Security Sandia National Laboratories
10:30 - 10:50 TEA BREAK
10:50 - 13:00 Security by Design introduction Sandia National Laboratories
13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:00 Case study Sandia National Laboratories
15:00 - 15:20 TEA BREAK
15:20 - 16:00 Review of case study Sandia National Laboratories
16:00 - 17:00 Chemical Risk Management Summary and discussions Sandia National Laboratories

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