Advancing Process Safety (APS) subgroup participants and the Process Safety Workgroup are invited to participate in the annual Advancing Process Safety Summit and PSAG Recognition Dinner. All APS subgroups will have a business meeting in the morning and will present 2019 accomplishments and upcoming workplans in the afternoon. Subgroups include Hazard ID and Practices Sharing, Human Reliability, Industry Learning & Outreach, Mechanical Integrity, Regional Network Chairs, Site Assessments and Walk the Line.

That evening, the Process Safety Advisory Group (PSAG) members will host a recognition event for the Process Safety Workgroup and APS subgroup members.

Click on the Agenda tab below to see specific times and locations of the meetings.

Wednesday January 8, 2020

8:00 am
4:00 pm

Human Reliability Subgroup

8:00 am
3:00 pm

Industry Learning & Outreach Subgroup

1:00 pm
4:00 pm

Site Assessments Subgroup


Thursday January 9, 2020

7:00 am
8:00 am


8:00 am
11:45 am

Concurrent Subgroup Meetings

Hazard ID/Practices Sharing
Human Reliability
Industry Learning & Outreach
Mechanical Integrity
Regional Network Chairs
Site Assessments
Walk the Line
11:45 am
1:00 pm


1:00 pm
3:30 pm

General Session

4:00 pm
5:00 pm

Team Building Exercise

5:00 pm
7:30 pm

Process Safety Advisory Group Recognition Reception & Dinner


Friday January 10, 2020

8:00 am
12:00 pm

Process Safety Advisory Group Meeting

Attendance Restricted to Advisory Group Members and Subgroup Chairs Only
8:00 am
12:00 pm

Regional Network Chairs/Vice Chairs Meeting



You have two options to reserve a hotel room in the room block. You may reserve your room online or by phone at 855-499-2960 and use the following reference group code: AFA0820A.

Be sure to register and reserve your room by December 16th. The room block rate cannot be guaranteed after this date.

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16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78256

Guest Room:
Rate: $199.00 Single/Double Occupancy per night
Deposit: $199.00 Single/Double Occupancy per night

Resort Charge

A reduced resort charge of $25.00 per day will be charged. The fee includes: daily bottled water, self-parking, local and long distance access for credit card and 800 numbers, basic wireless internet in guest rooms, Wi-Fi in the lobby, restaurant and lounges, use of fitness facility to include complimentary shuttle service to key locations, Resort activities, golf bag storage and a complimentary use of golf practice facilities.

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Registration Policy: Those who are present at the site of an AFPM meeting and/or occupy a hotel room in the AFPM room block to conduct business with industry personnel gathered for that meeting are expected to register for that meeting and pay the registration fee, whether or not they attend a specific function.

Ethical Responsibility and Professional and Personal Conduct Code

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) has adopted the following “Ethical Responsibility and Professional and Personal Conduct Code” (hereinafter, “the Code”). Every member of AFPM, their designated representatives, and non-member attendees at all AFPM meetings and forums agree to abide by the Code as a condition of membership in AFPM and attendance and participation at AFPM meetings and forums.

The Code requires the following of all individuals attending AFPM meetings and forums:
• Adherence to the AFPM bylaws and the AFPM policies and procedures, as adopted by AFPM’s Board of Directors.
• Strict compliance with antitrust laws.
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• Assurance that conduct at all times and in all professional and personal dealings with each other and other attendees is with the highest level of integrity and courtesy.
• Sharing of knowledge and expertise as speakers at AFPM educational events and sessions whenever practicable, without soliciting or explicitly promoting their own organization's products or services.
• Working to instill public and consumer confidence in the petrochemical and refining industries, its member companies, and its professionals, avoiding any action conducive to discrediting members of AFPM.
• Refraining from scheduling general attendance meetings, receptions or other events at times that conflict with substantive programming or social events at AFPM meetings without express written permission of AFPM.

Failure to abide by the Code may result, for the first offense, in informal censure of a company or individual by the AFPM Executive Committee. If violations of the Code continue after such an informal censure, a company may be subject to expulsion from AFPM, or an individual to exclusion from participation in AFPM activities, by the Board of Directors.