Third Annual COS Forum

September 22-23, 2015
Westin Houston Memorial City
Houston, Texas

Please join the Center for Offshore Safety at its Third Annual Forum, September 22-23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. The aim of the Forum is to provide an update on the progress of COS committees/work groups, share insights on key industry safety performance indicators, and facilitate collaboration between all stakeholders to promote continuous improvement of SEMS.

The 2015 COS Forum will feature an expanded exhibit area featuring the latest in offshore safety products and services.

Preliminary Program

COS Forum Program PDF Icon


Online registration is available here

Who Should Attend:

The Center for Offshore Safety encourages the attendance of Industry and Government professionals involved in the following areas:

  • Health, Safety, and Environment
  • Safety and Environment Management Systems (SEMS)
  • Offshore Operations/Operational Integrity
  • Gulf of Mexico (GOM)/Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Compliance
  • Deepwater/Offshore Drilling, Completions, and Production
  • Training
  • Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Workforce Safety
  • Offshore/Process Engineering
  • Regulation

COS Forum Product Sheet

2015 COS Forum Product SheetPDF Icon

Draft Topics

  • Leveraging Data to Improve Performance
  • Improving SEMS through Leadership
  • Safety Performance Indicators, Learning from Incidents: COS Program Update and key Insights from COS APR
  • SEMS Audit Effectiveness / Managing the SEMS Journey
  • Management Systems and SEMS: Convergence Experiences
  • Future of COS SEMS Audit Program
  • COS SEMS Contractor Certification

Registration Fees

  By Aug. 17 After Aug. 17
COS Members: $395 $495
Non-Members: $545 $645

If you have questions about your membership status, please contact Miriam Garcia at 832-495-4978 or

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

2015 Forum Endorsers, Sponsors, and Exhibitors List


Hotel Information

The Center for Offshore Safety has reserved a discount room block at the new Westin Houston Memorial City for $249 a night for a single/double room. You may reserve a room at this group rate online here. This rate is also available 3 days before and until 3 days after the meeting. The cut-off date for making reservations is Thursday, August 27th at 5:00 pm Central. After this date hotel reservations will be accepted on a space available basis.

The address for the Westin Houston Memorial City is 945 Gessner, Houston, Texas 77024. An online map is available here.

A map of the parking options is available here.

  • Valet: $13/day
  • Self-Park: By the Hour- Max: $12/day

Business casual

Should you have any questions, please contact: