In person Safety Culture Conference 20th & 21st September 2022

  • Published: 11 Mar 2022
  • Last updated: 10 Aug 2022
  • Start date: 21 Sep 2022
  • End date: 22 Sep 2022

Hope Street Hotel
40 Hope St,
L1 9DA

two sponsors scc

Venue: Hope Street Hotel 

Address: 40 Hope St, Liverpool L1 9DA


The conference room is located on the top floor in fifth one & fifth two.

20th September Day 1: 

Start: 9.30am, 20th September to 16.30pm followed by drinks and food reception at the Florist.

21st September Day 2:

Start 9am and Finish: 1pm

Sponsor: Bureau Veritas


The UK Chamber of Shipping is delighted to announce the return of the in-person Safety Culture Conference on 20th & 21st September.

Following the success of the previous annual Safety Culture Seminars / Conferences in 2017, 2018, 2019, a CEOs’ Forum in 2020 and the virtual event in 2021, this year’s conference will take place over a day and a half at Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool, L1 9DA

The Conference will provide an opportunity for around 100 industry representatives to hear from expert speakers, share good practices and promote effective safety cultures for all.

Delegates will be invited to discuss the challenges they face in developing safety culture within their organisations, the successes they have achieved and the next steps they are looking to take.

On the evening of the 20th September, delegates will be able to enjoy a Drinks & Food Reception which will provide a fantastic networking opportunity and a chance to discuss the outcomes of the day.


Conference Programme:

Full programme details will be confirmed shortly but we are pleased to announce the following will be presenting or participating in panel debates:

Graham Westgarth, President, UK Chamber of Shipping

JB Rae Smith, Vice-President, UK Chamber of Shipping

Lorna Petrie, Company Security Officer & Fleet Compliance Lead, Shell

Nippin Anand, Novellus Solutions

Tim Marsh, Managing Director, Anker and Marsh

John Fitzmaurice, Safety & Operations Director, Seatruck Ferries

Scott Baker, Head of Marine Standards – Europe, Svitzer

Mike Bradshaw, Director of Operations Centre & Industry Engagement VGroup

John Caddies, Partner, Hill Dickinson LLP

Stuart Edmonston, UK P&I Club

Himanshu Chopra, Managing Director, Anglo-Eastern UK

David Rush, RFA & CHIRP Board Member


Topics will include:

Keynote Speeches

Behavioural Safety

Case Studies

Launch of revised NMOHSC Guidelines to Shipping Companies on Behavioural Safety Systems

Legal responsibility of top management

Observations from insurers

Do your Leaders own and respond to Accidents, Incidents and Anonymous Reporting?

Reflective learning session: Context drives behaviour – How you behave/respond matters

Leadership and Mental Wellbeing

Breakout Sessions

Delegate Tickets:

  • £195 Members
  • £245 Non-Members

 Conference Tickets include:

  • 1½ day Conference
  • Morning Tea / Coffee & Pastries
  • Lunch on Day 1
  • Evening Networking Drinks & Food Reception @ The Florist Bar & Restaurant Liverpool | The Florist (Canape / Buffet & Drinks included in ticket price).


  • £149.00 bed and breakfast rate (single occupancy)

Please call or email the reservation team quoting the code for the conference bedrooms:

The code for the bedrooms is - GA003710.

Tel: 0151 709 3000 / email –

Alternative hotel options:


No parking onsite but they have a preferential rate at the Anglican cathedral for hotel guests, which is £10.00 for 24 hours (guests will need to show confirmation). Alternatively, there is parking on the street outside and the Philharmonic hall has a car park just opposite the hotel.