Risk Management in Action, Canada Standards Association Workshop

Monday, October 29, 2018
Osgoode Ballroom East

Led by Kenny WeiCSA Group

This workshop will help students to understand the role of standards in industry and how to best apply them in an industrial setting.

Interested in risk management? Want to test your new skills learned for process safety management and risk assessment? Do you enjoy playing board games?

Join us on a journey to save the world: one move at a time. Will you be able to make the right decisions and save lives before the time runs out?

This session will focus on risk management frameworks, methods to mitigate and prevent incidents as well as risk management terminology. Discover how various roles within an organization have impacts on risk mitigation and management.



Registration is open for the "Risk Management in Action, Canada Standards Association Workshop" workshop. Priority will be given to pre-registered attendees, but drop-ins are welcome if there is space available.

The target audience for this workshop is graduate students. However, all conference attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Speaker Bio

Kenny WeiKenny Wei is a Chemical Engineering graduate (1T6+ PEY) who joined CSA Group as a member of the winning team of the 2017 Academic Challenge. Wei has experience in various sectors including oil and gas, bioengineering, and manufacturing. In his current role, Wei is a member of the Project Management Office focusing on Operational Excellence, developing better tools and lean processes within CSA. He has led multiple initiatives outreaching to students and emerging professionals to increase understanding and promote the use of standards. Recent initiatives included a guest lecture presentation for fourth-year University Plant Design course and a joint industry project with first-year engineering students. Wei has also worked with university stakeholders in the development of a new learning module on the application of standards, along with designing an innovative board game to simulate stakeholder engagement.