2 - 4 October, 2018 | London, UK

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The Operational Excellence & Risk Management Summit is Europe’s only event on OE in hazardous industries. Taking place in London this 10-12 October, this executive-level summit will bring together over 100 Heads of Operations, HSE, ORM and Operational Excellence from industrial manufacturing, energy, chemicals, resources, transportation and more – all industries facing high levels of operational risk.

Download the 2017 agenda to take a look at the interactive sessions planned for this year and see how you can benefit from attending.

Interviews and Case Studies

60 Seconds with Bjarte Bogsnes: Operational Excellence at Statoil

Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President of Performance Management Development at Statoil, shares insight into how the Norwegian oil giant is pushing the boundaries of operations management with a concept called Beyond Budgeting.

Download the full interview to see how Statoil is redefining performance by setting dynamic and relative targets and using holistic performance evaluation.

60 Seconds with Derek Middlemas: Chief Executive Officer at DIGATEX

Digital asset strategies that yield a real return on investment

Derek is championing the concept of ‘digital twin’ - a digital asset for every physical asset. In this exclusive interview he speaks about how this concept can improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency.

Download this exclusive interview to see how this new concept can improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency in your organisation.

60 Seconds with Hugo Ashkar: Project Risk Management at BP

In this exclusive interview, Hugo Ashkar - Global Projects Risk Manager at BP - talks through the important combination of holistic and evergreen risk management approach deployed at BP. Hugo discusses the biggest risks to large capital projects today, particularly in the current market and environment, and how BP is aligning their risk management program with the overall strategy of the business.

Download the full interview to find out more.

60 Seconds with Thomas Aes Sæthre: Asset Reliability and Integrity Management at Oceaneering

Thomas Aas Sæthre, Vice President of Asset Integrity at Oceaneering, shares his experience in asset integrity and how the changed approaches to data, reporting and risk profiling are impacting asset integrity management in the new generation of low oil price.

60 Seconds with David Loyd: NASA's Risk and Safety Culture

Minimizing the risk of a incidents or hazardous events by bringing the lessons of space home.

In this exclusive interview, David Loyd, Head of the Safety and Test Operations Division at NASA, provides his insights on integrating risk management practices and techniques throughout a large organization with an extraordinarily diverse mission.

Download the full interview to see how operations leaders in high risk industries can move beyond the use of historical data and really leverage data to be more proactive and predictive – so that data flags warnings early, before unplanned events occur.

60 seconds with Matt DiGeronimo: Transforming Culture, Operations and Finance at Veolia

Matt DiGeronimo, Vice President of Operations at $50B energy company Veolia, shares his insights on transforming the cultural, operational, and financial underpinnings of a failing coal-fired power plant in just 12 short months.

Download the full interview to find out about Matt's success in redefining performance by modifying thought processes and operational models at Veolia.

60 Seconds with Stephan Blasilli - Lean Thinking to Mitigate Compliance Risks at EDP Renweables

EDP Renewables’ Head of Corporate Initiatives shares his company’s approach to lean thinking and how it is helping them to mitigate compliance risks.

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60 seconds with Deepwater Horizon Investigator Captain Hung Nguyen

Just seven days after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, U.S. Coast Guard Captain Hung Nguyen was designated as the co-chair for the US Departments of Homeland Security and Interior joint investigation into the incident that killed 11 workers and resulted in the largest oil spill in US history. Captain Nguyen’s role was to determine the causes of the accident and make recommendations for safe operations of future oil and gas activities.

Many of the report’s recommendations have been implemented and we spoke with Captain Nguyen to discuss his personal perspective on the leadership lessons learned from the incident – and where safety improvements still need to be made.

Human Factors and Next Generation Procedures

In this exclusive interview Dr. Camille Peres (CP), Ph.D, Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, and Nate Rightmer, Vice President of Procedure Services at ATR, discuss the Next Generation Procedure Research and share the key findings from this study that are informing significant adjustments to how industry should be implementing procedures.

eBooks

Building a High Reliability Culture - Part 2

This two-part eBook will take you through the critical steps companies operating in hazardous industries must take to improve their corporate culture and ultimately reduce operational risk, improve productivity and drive world class performance.

Part two of the guide will show you how to: compares your company to a High Reliability Culture, implement a 4-step culture change framework that will change your culture for the long haul and identify what landmines to avoid for a greater chance of succeeding with your culture change initiative

Building a High Reliability Culture - Part 1

This two-part eBook will take you through the critical steps companies operating in hazardous industries must take to improve their corporate culture and ultimately reduce operational risk, improve productivity and drive world class performance. Part one of the guide will show you how to: define what is a ‘High Reliability’ culture; understand how behaviors and values are tied to operational and financial performance; and identify if you have what it takes to build a high performing culture.

Reports

Accelerating Human Performance in Hazardous Industries

Many hazardous industries are facing increasing mandates for compliance and safety while also being pressed to improve production and increase operational efficiency. 

Improving productivity safely means you must be able to balance cost, performance and risk, but many organizations struggle to find that optimum balance.

Check-6 and IQPC teamed up to survey more than 100 operations leaders across hazardous industries to understand how leaders are responding to changing market conditions, increased regulations and pressure to improve efficiency in order to set themselves on a more sustainable path.


Additional Information

Who will you meet at the Opex & Risk Summit 2017?

The Operational Excellence & Risk Management Europe Summit will be joined by 100+ Heads of Operations, HSE, ORM and Operational Excellence from manufacturing, energy, chemicals, resources, transportation and more – all industries facing high levels of operational risk.With roundtables, panels, case studies and workshops on Human Factors, Process Safety,  Digital Transformation, Asset Risk Management, Safety Culture, Management of Change and more, you'll be able to benchmark with your industry peers and learn world-class strategies to best manage human, asset and environmental risk in your organisation. Download your free copy of the attendee list below >>