Industrial Fire Safety and Security 2011 – call for papers

Nov 30 - Dec 1st, San Antonio, TX

Published:  04 April, 2011

Industrial Fire Safety and Security is a learning and networking event for the vital industrial and energy emergency planning and response markets. In its 6th year, IFSS will be co-located with the 21st Annual Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas. The 2011 Industrial Fire Safety and Security Conference is issuing an industry-wide call for participation. A government/industry-based committee is fully charged with programming this event. Prospective authors are invited to submit a 200-300 word abstract(s) for consideration by the program committee by Wednesday, April 20th.

Call for Participation

Presentation topics fall into four categories:

1. Fire

2. Safety

3. Security

4. Emergency Management

Abstracts should highlight one of the following topics with an emphasis on one of the four categories. We encourage submitting case studies and lessons-learned:

Case Studies


Lessons Learned- real world experiences


Accountability issues


Public sector response


Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)


Marine Transportation Security Act


Risk-Based Performance Standards


Railroad regulations


TWIC Implementations


Emergency Management


Post-Incident Recovery

Safety & Health Regulations


Regulatory Compliance


Mutual Aid


Dispersants for facilities


Severe weather


Active shooter in the workplace- readiness, response & recovery


Combat field life saving triage


Crisis communications planning


Business continuity planning


All submissions should:


Be objective and include practical and impartial information. No sales pitches will be accepted. Identify primary and contributing authors. Abstracts authored or co-authored by users/operators will receive favorable consideration. Abstracts involving actual implementations will receive favorable consideration. Indicate the topic or focus most appropriate for the presentation.


Abstracts should be submitted no later than April 20th by email to Kayla Appelt, Conference Manager, 

For questions call 001- 713-343-1869.

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