B. Special Sessions

B1. Emerging Leaders Forum

Cathy Chin,
University of Toronto

B2. Celebrating Chuck Mims’s 73rd Birthday and Outstanding Contributions to Heterogeneous Catalysis

By Invitation Only

Cathy Chin,
 University of Toronto

B3. Process Safety Management

Adrian Pierorazio,
Andy Ridpath, Enbridge Gas Distribution
Graeme Norval, University of Toronto

Process Safety and Risk Management: Application of Process Safety Management Principles to Critical; Infrastructure - pipelines, railroads, airlines; CAN/US/UK Process Safety Management Regulatory Frameworks; Enhancing Safety Culture; Future of Process Safety Management Given Lessons Learned; Leading Practices in Risk Assessment and Risk Control; Process Safety Management Education Initiatives; Process Safety Management for Large-scale Multidisciplinary Facilities like Oil Sands Mining/Refining; Quadruple Bottom Line Approaches - people, profit, planet, and safety/risk management
Profess Safety and Loss Management: Audits and Corrective Actions; Capital Project Review and Design Procedures; Conduct of Operations; Emergency Response Planning; Equipment Integrity; Implementing PSM; Incident Investigations; Integration of Process Safety Management with other Key Industrial Programs; Performance Indicators; Process Risk Assessment; Process Safety Management in Canada; PSM in Non-chemical Industries; Risk Control
Process Safety & Loss Management: Implementing PSM; PSM in Canada; Process Risk Assessment; Process Hazard Analysis and LOPA; Asset Integrity; Human Factors; Assurance of PSM; Safety by Design; Asset Integrity

B4. Modern Engineering Education

Greg Evans, 
University of Toronto
Marnie Jamieson, University of Alberta
Yaser Dahman, Ryerson University

Sessions and Keywords:
Project based teaching: capstone and first year design projects, reverse engineering, troubleshooting
Innovation in lab education: Lecture-lab integration, virtual labs, digital instruction
Attributes and competencies: leadership, technical communication, professionalism, lifelong learners, ethics and equity
Emerging and traditional practices: sustainability, globalisation, entrepreneurship
Innovative pedagogy: inverted classrooms, case studies, active learning
Experiential learning: work-integrated learning, community partnerships, research placements, co-curricular learning, professional placements, study abroad.

B5. Chemical Engineering Research in Latin America (held in Portuguese/Spanish)

Jules Thibault, University of Ottawa