Conferences & Courses
Project for Kuwait's Coral Reefs"
Impact Assessment and Management Course
(Two Days: Saturday 30/9 - Sunday 1/10/2000)
Environmental Impact Assessment and Management: definition, application,
procedure and process (Professor B. Clark).
Kuwait EIA regulation: current and future directions (Dr. A.
Impact identification and assessment and EIA methodologies (Professor
Cumulative impact assessment (Professor L. Canter).
EIA and project management (Professor B. Clark).
The use of air and water computer models in EIA (Professor L. Canter).
EIA and policy analysis (Dr. A. Khuraibet)
EIA and the oil industry: experiences from international oil companies
(Professor B. Clark).
EIA simulation exercise (All speakers and participants)
Waste Management Course
(Two Days: Monday - Tuesday
waste: definitions, types, Basel Convention and hazardous waste
management in Kuwait
(Dr. A. Khuraibet).
hazardous waste management regulations (Professor B. Clark)
hazardous waste management regulations (Professor L. Canter)
of hazardous waste management strategy (Dr. F. Al-Attar)
and assessing waste management policy and decision making (Dr. A.
and health impacts associated with hazardous waste (Dr. S. Al-Yakoob).
and groundwater pollution associated with hazardous waste (Professor L.
industries (Professor Brian Clark).
waste treatment and disposal alternatives (Dr. A. Khuraibet).
waste treatment and disposal technologies, considerations and impacts
(Dr. H. Al-Hasawi).
for successful hazardous waste management: EIA, Policy Analysis and EMS (Dr. A. Khuraibet).
Management Systems (EMS):
Implementation and Documentation Course (One Full Day: Wednesday
Themes that will
Environmental Management Systems (Dr. F. Al-Attar, IEMA.
Certified Associate Environmental Auditor).
of Environmental Management Systems (Dr. F. Al-Attar).
of Environmental Management Systems (Dr. F. Al-Attar).
of Environmental Management Systems (Eng. Khalid
Hilmy, IRCA Certified Auditor, Bureau Veritas).
of EMS (Eng.
14001 auditing and certification (Eng. Khalid
exercise (Dr. F. Al-Attar and Eng. Khalid Hilmy)
Environmental managers and supervisors, HSE personnel, environment
specialist, personnel working in quality and environmental auditing.
Certified Internal EMS Auditing Course
(Four Days: Monday 30/10 - Thursday 2/11/2000)
Consultants jointly with Bureau Veritas are
pleased to announce the registration for the first Environmental
Management Systems (EMS) Auditing training course in Kuwait.
of the course:
The objective of the course is to provide knowledge to participants of
the concepts of Environmental Management Systems and Environmental
Auditing. It also aims to train participants on the skills required by
auditors and methods to conduct a successful audit. This course will
include a two day certified Bureau Veritas
Quality International (BVQI) Course. Important Note: Participants who
pass the evaluation will obtain a BVQI Internal EMS Auditor
that will be covered:
Introduction to EMS.
Introduction to Environmental Auditing.
Types of Audits.
Principals of Environmental Auditing.
Skills of environmental auditors.
Interpretation of EMS and Industry.
Assignments and evaluation of assignments.
Role-play and simulation exercise.
Evaluation of exercise.
Three and Four (Certified Internal Auditor course):
How to audit various elements of an EMS.
Report Writing workshop and practical exercises.
There is no examination
for this course. However, participants will be assessed on the basis of
their progress throughout the exercises and a BVQI certificate of
competence will be issued to participants deemed to have achieved a
Personnel who are
looking future position as Environmental/EMS Auditors or Environmental
Inspectors with Environmental background or Experience.
The participation fee is KD 450.
Fields (EMS) Extensive Course
(One Full Day: Wednesday 22/11/2000)
that will be covered are:
What is EMF?
Sources of exposure?
Health and environmental impacts of EMF.
Environmental and legal EMF Case Studies from around the world.
How to avoid EMF and EMI and shielding.
EMF meters (selection, use and calibration).
Simulation exercise (Fieldwork and measuring EMF).
All personnel working in EMF environments or might be exposed to EMF
and professional who are interested to measure EMF.
This extensive course will benefit personnel working in mobile
communication companies. MRI in hospitals, research facilities, RADAR
stations, power plants, fire brigades and control rooms in industries.
The participation fee is 120 KD.
Crisis Management for Kuwait
and the GCC Countries Course.
(Two Days: 23-24/1/2001)
All the speakers
are earthquake professionals. Check our web site in October 2000 for
more information about this course and the speakers.
that will be covered are:
history in Kuwait
and the GCC region and chances of having major earthquake incidents.
of seismic activities and what happen during an earthquake.
and social impacts of earthquakes: case studies.
plan for earthquakes response.
earthquake crisis management plan, what needs to be done.
Information Systems (GIS) Course
(Two Days: Tuesday - Wednesday 22-23 May 2001)
that will be covered are:
GIS database and sources of data.
GIS and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
GIS and Mapping ecosystems.
GIS and crisis management.
GIS and landuse planning.
GIS application for the oil sector.
GIS software usage.
The participation fee is 250 KD.
the professional speakers:
Professor Brian D. Clark is an internationally known expert on
environmental assessment and management with thirty two years
experience in urban and regional planning and environmental management
in the UK, Europe and overseas. He is Professor of Environmental
Management and Planning at Aberdeen
has acted as an advisor and consultant on EIA and environmental issues
to the Department of the Environment, the House of Lords, the Scottish
Office, the Welsh Office, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Health Organisation,
the UN Economic Commission for Europe,
and the World Bank. Professor Brian was honoured
in 1987 by being made a founder member of the Global 500 Award from
UNEP for his services towards environmental management. In 1992 he was
awarded the Rose Hulman Institute of
Technology Award by the International Association for Impact Assessment
for Outstanding Achievement in the field of Impact Assessment. He is a
Board member of the Institute
of Environmental Assessment.
Professor Larry Canter is the Sun Company Chair of Ground Water
Hydrology, George Lynn Cross Research Professor, and Director,
Environmental and Ground Water Institute, University of Oklahoma, U.S.A. He has also
conducted environmental assessments and environmental impact statements
on projects such as power plants, gas pipelines, compressor stations,
highways, waste water treatment plants, industrial plants and flood
control dams. Professor Canter served on the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers Environmental Advisory Board from 1983 to 1989. He has presented
short courses and served as advisor on EIA to several other
governmental agencies in the United
States and to institutions in Argentina, Brazil,
Colombia, France, Germany,
Greece, Hong Kong, Italy,
the Netherlands, Panama, the People's
Republic of China, Peru, Saudi
Sweden, Thailand, Turkey,
He is also a member of the Consultative Expert Group on Environmental
Impact Assessment of the United Nations Environment Program in Nairobi, Kenya.
Dr. Ali Muhammad Khuraibet is the founder and General Manager
of ECO Environmental Consultants. He is registered with the United
Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) as an
expert in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment. He is
academically specialised in EIA. He obtained
his M.Sc., Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Fellowship
from Aberdeen University,
in EIA. He has extensive background on Kuwait's waste management
status, marine environment, land use planning
and policy analysis. He was appointed by Kuwait's
EPA to chair the Environmental Impact Assessment Committee to review
and modify Kuwait's
EIA law. He is also a registered environmental arbitrator class
"A". He conducted several EIA studies for several project in Kuwait.
Dr. Faten Al-Attar is a professional
and a talented environmentalist with excellent background in industrial
management, chemistry, waste management and occupational health. She is
the only Kuwaiti registered in IEMA,
an Associate Environmental Auditor. Dr. Al-Attar obtained her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from University of Aberdeen, Scotland in EIA and waste
management and sustainable development strategies, respectively. She is
currently the Director of Al-Waef Fund for
the conservation of the Environment, Kuwait.
Dr. Hamad Al-Hasawi
worked for the Ministry of Defence conducting
project assessment and evaluation of the hazardous effects of Chemical
and Biological warfare agents on the environment. He had an
international experience as a project manager during his work with Batelle Memorial Institute in issues related to
environmental technology commercialisation.
He worked in the technical office of His Excellency the Minister of
Municipal Affairs as technical consultant and spent several years
working with the Cleansing Department and Environmental Affairs
Department at Kuwait
an environmental consultant. Dr. Al-Hasawi
holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Management & Organization from the
University of Stirling, UK.
Dr. Sami N. Al-Yakoob
is the recipient of 1996 Kuwait Prize for scientific innovation in the
field of life sciences sponsored by Kuwait Foundation for the
Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). He has over 18 years experience in risk
management and decision analysis. He is the author and co-author of
over 25 research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals,
conference proceedings, technical reports and books. He served in 1997
and 1999 as an advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) on
"Environmental health impact assessment (EHIA) of development
projects" in Eastern Mediterranean Region. He served as member of
the "Environmental Group Committee" for the Amiri Diwan and Kuwait
Cabinet of Ministers to produce the five year plan of Kuwait.
He has been heavily involved in delivering training courses to local
authorities including Kuwait Public Authority for Environment (EPA),
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), and Public Authority for Industry (PAI). He
has been extensively involved in using computer based models and
interactive databases/mapping systems for the assessment of risks
associated with accidental chemical releases and oil and chemical
spills on man and the environment.
Eng. Khalid Hilmy
currently work with the internationally
re-known Bureau Veritas Company, Kuwait
as Quality Consultant. He is registered with the International Register
of Certificated Auditors (IRCA-UK, Certificate No. A015913). He also
holds certification for Quality & Environmental Professionals
(Auditor Certificate No. 98245-49815). He has a wide experience in
establishing systems for ISO 9001, 9002 and 14001 for pharmaceutical
companies in Egypt
30/9 - 1/10/2000
2 - 3/10/2000
30/10 - 2/11/2000
23 - 24/1/2001
23 - 24/5/2001
the first three courses for only 600 KD.
Where all the courses to be held? All the courses will be held in the
Arab Planning Institute, Shuwaikh,