21 - 24 October, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario
Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager at BP

Hugo Ashkar

Global Risk Manager

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Hugo.

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Main Conference Day One: October 22, 2019

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

11:35 AM Human Performance and Risk Management: How BP's Human Performance Framework is Improving Site Safety

• What is the link between safety incidents and risk management barrier weaknesses?
• Understanding and improving how people interact with the plant, processes, and each other to
create a safe state environment
• Investigating Safety Incidents
- Asking ‘what’ and not ‘who’
- Appropriate leadership reactions
- Developing an approach to understand the actions of humans in complex systems

Main Conference Day Two: October 23, 2019

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Culture Change Focus Day

9:30 AM Implementing changes in leadership thinking and behaviours to effectively embrace and support organizational transformation

• Why process improvement can be easier than you think: securing executive support the right way
• What keeps operational excellence professionals in employment
• Understanding the role of leadership in operational excellence: Identifying the key management
hurdles and beliefs that can prevent improvement
• How much do leaders have to know about OE to be effective at leading improvements in their
• What is the role of culture in achieving Operational Excellence?
• Creating a culture of operational excellence