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2020 Speakers

ERIK-HOLLNAGEL-Professor,-Ph.D.-at-Jönköping-University - 2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe

Erik Hollnagel

Senior Professor of Patient Safety at Jönköping University
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Sidney Dekker

Professor at Griffith University
ANDREW-SHARMAN-Chairman,-CEO-at-RMS-Switzerland---2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe

Andrew Sharman

Chairman, CEO at RMS Switzerland
DIANNE PARKER Director at Safety Culture Associates Limited - 2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe.

Dianne Parker

Director at Safety Culture Associates Limited
MARTIN-COYD-Head-of-Health-&-Safety---Construction-at-Mace - 2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe

Martin Coyd

Head of HSE at Mace
RHONA-FLIN-Professor-of-Industrial-Psychology-at-Aberdeen-Business-School - 2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe

Rhona Flin

Professor of Industrial Psychology
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Marc Massaar Schaik

Senior Vice President QHSE at GDF SUEZ
Alastair-Mccubbin-Outokumpu-EHS-Congress-Speaker

Alastair Mccubbin

VP EHS at Outokumpu Stainless ltd
Dylan-Roberts-Skanska-EHS-Congress-Speaker

Dylan Roberts

Director Health and Safety at Skanska
Tony-Brock-BP-EHS-Congress-Speaker

Tony Brock

Head of Safety and Operational Risk BP Exploration
Frank-Gerrit-Poggenpohl-BASF-EHS-Congress-Speaker

Frank Poggenpohl

Head of Global EHSQ and Global Product Safety - Construction Chemicals
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Bruno Vercken

Health, Safety and Working Conditions Director at Danone
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Luiz Montenegro

VP Group Health & Safety at Carlsberg Group
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Alastair Davey

Global VP Health, Safety & Environment at Sodexo
Peter-Mclellan-johnson-controls-EHS-speaker

Peter McLellan

Director EHS -EMEA&LA at Johnson Controls
Davide-Scotti-Saipem-EHS-Congress-Speaker

Davide Scotti

Corporate Head of HSE Culture at Saipem
Anna-Keen-Acre-EHS-Congress-Speaker

Anna Keen

Founding Director at Acre Frameworks
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Proposed Program

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20

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Proposed Program

07:40 – 08:10

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08:10 – 8:20

Welcome Address by the Chair

Professor Andrew Sharman will be welcoming all attendees to the 2020 EHS Congress by a short opening speech, introducing the guidelines to the event, specific venue HSE information and of course the upcoming speakers.

ANDREW-SHARMAN-Chairman,-CEO-at-RMS-Switzerland---2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe
Andrew Sharman

08:20 – 08:40

Speednetworking Session

During this 15 minutes all delegates will have the chance to join in a speedy card changing session. Whenever Andrew rings the bell it’s time to move on and find a new peer!

Speednetworking

8:40 – 9:10

Keynote: Causation

  • a new view to clarify certain misconceptions regarding Heinrich
  • a look at how the prevailing paradigm came to be
Paul Difford

07:45 – 08:00

Welcome Coffee

Welcome Coffee

08:00 – 8:05

Opening Remarks by the Chair

ANDREW-SHARMAN-Chairman,-CEO-at-RMS-Switzerland---2018 EHS Congress speaker health and safety conference Europe
Andrew Sharman

08:20 – 08:50

Keynote: Mental Health 2.0

It is critical that we reduce stigma and discrimination, increase and improve literacy, recognize MH issues and provide support. But that’s not enough. Of course we must support those in need, but that is a tough sell and easy to achieve an acceptable, low bar. If we can identify a need for, create, develop, sustain mental fitness, individually and organizationally, we improve every single thing we do. We reduce the likelihood an incidence of work related stress and other MH issues, we increase productivity and quality, reduce absence, quicker returns to the workplace, reduce labor and staff churn, attract high performing staff, improve safety performance. Win, win, win. That is how to get the attention of the controlling minds. Beginning the conversation, whilst difficult, becomes easier. What comes next is really hard.

Martin Coyd

14:00 – 18:00

Professor Sidney Dekker – Workshop

‘Safety differently’ is about relying on people’s expertise, insights and the dignity of work as actually done to improve safety and efficiency. It is about halting or pushing back on the ever-expanding bureaucratization and compliance of work. The cost of compliance and bureaucracy can be mind-boggling—up to 10% of GDP, with every person working some 8 weeks per year just to cover the cost of compliance, paperwork and bureaucratic accountability demands. This is non-productive time. It has also stopped progressing safety. Over the last two decades, safety improvements have flatlined (as measured in fatalities and serious injury rates, for instance) despite a vast expansion of compliance and bureaucracy.

Sidney Dekker

Professor at Griffith University
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2020 Keynote Speaker - Professor Sidney Dekker

The EHS Congress boasts only the highest profile of Health & Safety speakers with the Keynote Speakers of the event taking the podium to an all new level. Sidney is Professor at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, founder of Safety Science Innovation Lab, Honorary Professor of Psychology at The University of Queensland and Former Professor of human factors and system safety at Lund University in Sweden.

Sidney Dekker has gained worldwide acclaim for his groundbreaking work on human error and safety. Sidney is also the bestselling author of “Ten Questions about Human Error” (2005), “The Field Guide to Understanding Human Error” (2006), “Drift into Failure (2011), “Patient Safety” (2011), “Just Culture” (2012) and his latest book “Second Victim” will be out soon.

Just Culture, Safety Differently

Human Error, Who is to blame?

Restorative Just Culture vs Retributive Just Culture

Understanding Human Error

Resilience — Complexity and failure

The 2018 EHS Congress

Welcomed 255 Attendees from 166 Companies

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Venue

The Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof will welcome the 2020 EHS Congress’ 300+ delegates and 50+ speakers.

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40+ Speakers

Over 40+ Speakers joined the 2018 EHS Congress in Berlin to present to the audience the latest health and safety thinking.

15+ Hours Built-In Networking

Audience members of the '18 EHSC had the chance to network for an overall of 15 hours during the 2 day conference.

More than 30+ Countries represented

All accross Europe and really the world, delegates showed up often in groups to hear safety leadership, culture, mental health and lots, lots more.

Where will we meet?

As our previous delegates are now used to it, the EHS Congress selects only the best venues and the 2020 one is no exception.

The 2020 EHS Congress will be held in the Ballroom of Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof offering 686 sq m of floor space with the latest event technology, an innovative break concept stimulating creative energy and natural light sweeping through the conference room.

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250 delegates gathered in Berlin to hear what 40+ inspirational speakers had to share.

Over the two days of the congress we came to realise that the world of work has changed, and so too our approach as practitioners must change. EHS is so much more than the acronym suggests, and our program included topics as diverse as Operational Excellence, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Leadership, and Culture.

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