Ammonia World V3-01





Lecture Title

Day 1


08:30 – 09:00

09:00 – 09:15 Opening session with Prof.  Peretz Lavie  President of the Technion
09:15 – 10:00 M. Kent Anderson
President Emeritus, International Institute of Ammonia RefrigerationPast Chair, Ammonia Safety and Training Institute   Ammonia Safety, a Global Perspective
10:00 – 10:45 Robert Tikovsky Linde – Executive VP of the Global Product Line Hydrogen & Syngas Plants State of the Art Ammonia Plants and Global Project Execution Capabilities
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break    
11:15 – 11:45 Dr. George R. Famini George R. Famini Consulting, LLC  A Risk Analysis Methodology and Perspective of Ammonia Transportation
11:45 – 12:15 Dr. Eli Stern Environmental Risks – Assessment, Analysis and Management  Probabilistic and Deterministic Risk Assessment of Severe Accidents Involving Atmospheric Dispersion of Anhydrous and Hydrous Ammonia mixtures
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch    
13:15 – 14:00 Prof. Thomas O. Spicer Professor of Chemical Engineering – the University of Arkansas  Understanding the Hazards and Potential Impacts of Ammonia Released to the Atmosphere
14:00 – 14:30 Prof. Steven Hanna Hanna Consultants  Major science issues in atmospheric transport and dispersion modeling of accidental releases of ammonia to the atmosphere
14:30 – 15:00 Jacques Moussafir President & CEO – ARIA TECHNOLOGIES SA Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Stochastic Lagrangian Particle Dispersion Models (LPDM) applied to the modeling of transport and dispersion of accidental or malevolent releases of ammonia to the atmosphere.
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:00 Alina Larin Simulation and Energy Department Manager


CFD simulation of ammonia dispersion from a vapour box:Secondary containment for handling ammonia spills
16:00-16:30 Dr. Alec Groysman Consultant – Corrosion and Materials Physicochemical Resistance of Engineering Materials in Ammonia and its Derivatives
16:30 – 17:00 Mr. René Braun Systems Development, R&D ,Bruker Optik GmbH Discusses imaging remote early-warning system for detection of Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC) gas leaks and fugitive emissions at the YARA Rostock example.  


17:00- 17:30 Dr. Eyal Fattal Head of the Applied Mathematics Department, Division of Environmental Sciences,
Lagrangian.stochastic modeling of pollutant dispersion in the  urban boundary layer over complex terrain, and comparison to the Haifa 2009 tracer campaign 


Day 2




08:00 – 08:30


08:30 – 09:15 Karthikeyan Balan Consultant on Process Safety Management Process safety issues in ammonia production, storage and transport – A Process Safety perspective from India
09:15 – 09:45 Dr. Alexander A. COHEN Chief Executive Officer-     Hazmat LTD How does the Israeli regulator fail in assessing the impact of major ammonia incidents?
09:45 – 10:15  Amihai Zaider Chief Operating Officer           -Haifa Chemicals Ltd. Response to ammonia events – the operator’s point of view
10:15 – 10:45 Prof. Amos Notea Chairman of AFRAN – National Research Center for Disaster Reduction  Model for National Responsible Conduct of Hazardous Materials Holders

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00 Panel discussion
12:00 – 12:15 Closing session