Topics Under Development

The Congress on Safety in Engineering and Industry 2020 (Safety Congress 2020) will feature a broad cross-section of subject matter experts and thought leaders representing industry, regulatory organizations, and academia to share best practices and perspectives on the future of safety management. Plenary and keynote talks will provide context for more in-depth exploration of specific safety issues in breakout sessions and workshop settings.

Check back regularly for session and speaker details as they are confirmed. Topics currently under consideration and development include:

Keynote and Plenary Topics

  • The Importance of Safety and Value of Networking Across Sectors
  • The Value Proposition for Safety
  • Executing an Effective Risk Management Program
  • Leading the Future of Safety by Learning from the Past

Break Out Sessions

Management and Systems:

  • The Role of Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Management Systems
  • Integration of Safety in Regulatory Frameworks
  • Safety Considerations Associated with Metallurgy and Materials Science
  • Steel Industry Perspectives
  • Addressing Funding Issues
  • Effectively Managing Complex Systems
  • Prevention through Engineering Design

Technology and Techniques:

  • The Role of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Enhancing Safety
  • Risk Identification and Tolerance
  • Incident Investigation
  • The Role of Technology & Innovation in Improving Safety Performance
  • The Role of More Effective Data Management
  • Identifying Critical Issues during the Review of Lift Plans for Cranes and Alternative Lifting Methods

Human Resources:

  • Leadership Development
  • Preparing University Students for Industry
  • Suicide: Something We Need to Talk About