Celebrating the Work of Andrew Hopkins

Professor Andrew Hopkins

Join us in celebrating the work of Professor Andrew Hopkins, FSIA, Emeritus Professor, The Australian National University and Adjunct Professor, RMIT University.

Professor Hopkins is an internationally acclaimed academic gaining recognition of the highest order in his field. His very readable books relevant to process safety including Disastrous Decisions, Failure to Learn, Lessons from Longford, Lessons from Gretley, and Safety, Culture and Risk. These books have become classics in the discipline and are widely read in industry together selling more than 80,000 copies. He speaks regularly to audiences around the world about the causes of major accidents.

To celebrate Professor Hopkins’ work, invited guests will speak about his influence on government, industry, academia and the safety profession.

Key speakers from around Australia and overseas will include:
> Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AC, AFC

> Judith Hackitt CBE, Chair of the UK Health and Safety Executive

> Emeritus Professor Andrew Hale, former Professor of Safety Science at the Delft University of Technology and Chairman of Hastam UK

> Bill Hoyle, Senior Investigator, U.S. Chemical Safety Board; retired

> David Knox, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Santos

Professor Andrew Hopkins will speak in response.

Hosted by
School of Property, Construction and Project Management

Monday 16 November 2015

9am – 6pm
Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, and evening drinks will be provided

RMIT City Campus
Storey Hall (Building 16)
Level 5 Auditorium
336–348 Swanston Street

Registration is essential
Register online
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For more information contact:
Associate Professor Jan Hayes
School of Property, Construction and Project Management

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