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IBM HSE & ESG SEMINAR MAY 2023

Seminar on HSE and ESG Solutions

Date: 24th May 2023

Venue: Avari Towers, Karachi

The seminar was organized by Systech International in collaboration with IBM to create awareness of Health, Safety and Environment & ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) reporting in Pakistan. The seminar also showcased the IBM solutions for the HSE and ESG reporting.  The participants showed great interest in these solutions.

The seminar began with a recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by an introduction to the agenda and the significance of HSE management in today’s technology-driven and sustainability-focused era. The importance of incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance factors (ESG) into strategic blueprints was emphasized, stressing the interdependence between business growth, societal well-being, and environmental conservation.

 

Following are the details of speakers and the topics they elaborated on:

Speaker Company Description

Shams LadaK

Executive Director

Systech International

A veteran practicing EAM for the last 30 years. He has implemented HSE solutions along with EAM solution at various national and international companies

Provided insights into their innovative HSE solutions. His presentation set the stage for understanding the company's role in offering effective HSE solutions.

Shaukat Khokhar Country Manager Partner Ecosystem

IBM Technology, Pakistan, and Afghanistan

He manages Partner Ecosystem and acts as bridge between IBM and Business Partners in bringing offering towards IBM Partner

He spoke about the symbiotic relationship between IBM and Systech International. He shed light on how their collaborative efforts are shaping the future of HSE management.

Asim Rashid President

The American Association of Safety Professionals, Pakistan Chapter

Seasoned veteran having subject matter experience in HSE of 20+ years.

He delivered a presentation on the importance of data in HSE management. He emphasized how data analysis can contribute towards safer and more effective workplaces.

Russel Bee Lead Product Architect of the IBM HSE Solution

IBM UK

Russel Bee has been associated with IBM for 16 + years. He leads the team of developers who improve the functionality of IBM HSE solution.

He presented a live demonstration of the IBM HSE Application. His informative demonstration showcased the potential of technology in revolutionizing HSE management.

Dr. Nuzhat Khan Founder/CEO

BlueNet+

Former Director General, National Institute of Oceanography.

She discussed the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) aspects of HSE management. Her presentation shed light on the broad impacts and responsibilities of corporate sector in sustaining the environment.

Sophia Hasnain Founder & CEO

Linked Things Pvt. Ltd.

She has done her Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Having 23 years of industry exposure she has expertise in Digital Twins, IIoT and Metaverse of Things.

Delivered a thought-provoking presentation on the role of 'Digital Twins' in EHS. She discussed how this emerging technology can increase coordination and reduce risks in the HSE field.

Tracy Jefferson Executive Account Manager

EBUSINESS STRATEGIES LLC

Tracy is an ex IBMer and Blue Ocean Strategy Advocate.

Discussed the Carbon Footprint & IBM Envizi Suite. Her presentation focused on understanding the impact of carbon footprints and effective management strategies in the context of climate change.

Note of gratitude from the Master of Ceremony to all the speakers for their enlightening presentations and valuable insights.

In closing, the seminar organizers expressed their gratitude to all participants for their valuable contributions and attendance. The event aimed to inspire attendees to continue driving innovation and progress in HSE management in their respective fields.

The seminar concluded with the hope of future successful events to further explore and enhance HSE practices.

The event was covered by the erstwhile magazine  Engineering Review. The interviews of some of the subject matter experts can be watched by clicking on link below.

Shams Ladak

A veteran practicing EAM for the last 30 years.

Asim Rasheed

Seasoned veteran having subject matter experience in HSE of 20+ years.

Farooq Ali Khan

Subject matter expert in implementing EAM of 25+ years.