Aberdeen conference to discuss improving safety across oil and gas industry

4 December 2014
A major international conference bringing together leading academics and business experts to explore the challenges facing safety leadership will be held at Robert Gordon University (RGU). The ‘International Safety Leadership Conference – Leading in High Performance Cultures’ is organised by RGU’s Aberdeen Business School in partnership with Embrion and will bring managers and leaders involved in health and safety at strategic and operational level together.
The day-long conference will explore the developments, issues and challenges facing safety leadership in today’s rapidly changing environments.
Rita-Marcella 1Professor Rita Marcella, Dean of Aberdeen Business School, who will also speak at the event, said: “This important conference will bring together practitioners, academics and industry leaders to share best practice, the very latest research and gain valuable insights aimed at improving safety outcomes across the oil and gas industry.”

Other speakers for the event include; Prof Rhona Flin, University of Aberdeen; Lynn Chamberlain-Clark, Network Rail; Ian Livsey, Chair Occupational Health and Safety Register; Carol Benzie, MD of Aberdeen Airport; Prof. Frank Guldenmund, University of Delft, Netherlands; Prof Sharon Clarke, University of Manchester; John Colley, Technip and Prof Jonathan Passmore, author and Managing Director of Embrion.

Keynote presentations will discuss the role of the OIM in safety leadership, delivering transformational leadership in safety environments and building safety leadership.

There will also be the opportunity to join focus workshops that are aimed at improving safety outcomes across the Oil and Gas Industry.

The International Safety Leadership Conference will be held at RGU’s Riverside East campus on January 28 from 9am to 5pm. For more information and registration go to RGUABS


Pictured is Professor Rita Marcella, Dean of Aberdeen Business School




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