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International System Safety Training Symposium 2014

August 4-8, 2014 | St. Louis Union Station DoubleTree Hotel | St. Louis, Missouri, USA

The 32nd International System Safety Training Symposium is in the books. We met in St Louis and enjoyed a great training symposium bringing practitioners and the foremost thinkers within the system safety discipline together to exchange ideas, knowledge, experiences and best practices. We learned from each other and shared safety processes, methods, and techniques that advance the goals and objectives of the system safety profession. Please view our conference program, general presentations, and photos below.

  • Symposium Program
  • Symposium Photos
  • Technical Program
  • General Session Presentations
    • Carl A. Avila (Aug 4) (pdf)
    • General Membership Meeting (Aug 4) (pdf)
    • Rex Gordon (Aug 4) (pdf)
    • Tom Pfitzer (Aug 5) (pdf)
    • Dr. Carl Sandom (Aug 6) (pdf)
  • International System Safety Society Awards
    • Engineer of the Year - Ken Rose
    • Manager of the Year - Gabriele Schedl
    • Educator of the Year - John Livingston
    • International Award - Dr. John McDermid
    • Professional Development Award - Don Swallom
    • President’s Award - Pam Kniess, Carol Schmedake
    • Chapter of the Year - The Virtual Chapter
    • New ISSS Fellows - Russ Mitchell, Tom Pfitzer
    • New ISSS Senior Member - Bob Fletcher
  • Best Paper Awards
    • Practical Insights for the Exchange of Leading Practices, Lessons Learned in Accident Investigation, and Lessons Learned from Incident Investigations; Chris W. Johnson, School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom; Susan Reinartz and Michael Rebentisch, European Railway Agency, Valenciennes, France
    • System Safety Considerations for Unmanned Ground Vehicles; Tiffany Owens, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, United States
  • Future International System Safety Conferences (Link)
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
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