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October 10, 2019

5 Sessions to Attend at the 2019 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

NAEM-sessions-to-attendThe 2019 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum is heading to Toronto Oct. 15-18. At this year’s four-day event, attendees will have the chance to participate in a number of peer-led, interactive sessions about how to develop and integrate EHS programs into your company. As you plan your schedule, here are our top five choices for sessions to attend at the 2019 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum.


Managing EHS in the Current State and Federal Regulatory Environment

Speakers: Michael Anderson, principal engineer, corporate energy, environment, safety and health advocacy lead at Lockheed Martin Corp., and Don Welsh, executive director of Environmental Council on States

Moderator: Julie Smoak, environmental manager at Toyota Tsusho America Inc. 

As the federal government continues to rollback regulations, some states are upping their regulatory and enforcement efforts. In this session, you’ll learn how states are considering their role and where they're putting their resources and energy.


Harnessing Data for Better EHS Decision-Making

Speakers: Rudolfo Borstel, regional environmental director, Latin America at Cargill Inc.; Marc Juaire, director of environmental, health, and safety at Liberty Diversified International Inc.; and Megan Lum, director of environmental management of gas and electric transmissions at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 

Moderator: Rodney Canada, senior director of EHS at Comcast Corp.

Once you implement EHS technology and collect the results, the next step is to sort, analyze, and use that data. In this session, you’ll learn how to do just that with today’s innovative tools and processes that can help you improve regulatory compliance and leverage predictive analytics.


Tips and Strategies on Moving Towards Zero Waste

Speakers: Mark Dhennin, director of energy and environment at Cummins Inc.; Sera Kontarini, director of environmental risk and compliance at Ivanhoé Cambridge; and Sherri Livengood, director of environmental affairs at Danone North America

Moderator: Mary Linn Leonards, eastern sales manager at Heritage Environmental Services LLC

As more companies work toward zero waste to landfill, this session’s speakers will offer strategies and best practices for the different stages of adoption. You will learn how to develop appropriate goals and identify acceptable offsets as you work toward zero waste to landfill.


How EHS Leaders are Responding to Changing Consumer Demands 

Speakers: Martha Coopersmith-Gray, director of environmental health, safety, and sustainability at Amphenol Corp.; Julie Pierce, vice president of strategy and planning at Minnesota Power, division of ALLETE Inc.; and Santino Provenzano, director of environmental at Mosaic Co.

Moderator: Kelly Sobczak, global director of sustainability and EHS compliance at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

As consumer and stakeholders demand new changes for EHS strategy, organizations are beginning to develop new programs and activities. This session will examine at how organizations can protect their public image and bottom line as well as manage consumer needs and expectations.


Show Me the Money: Communicating Your Successes in Reducing EHS Costs

Speakers: Greg Derevianko, senior health and safety manager at Comcast Corp.; David Eherts, Ph.D, CIH, vice president of global EHS at Allergan plc; Adrian Khan, environmental, health, safety, and security senior manager North America at Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Inc.

Moderator: Lesley Clarke, manager of Environmental Performance Department at Walker Industries Inc.

Many EHS professionals struggle to show how their programs and strategies help the bottom line. In this session, speakers will share replicable examples on how they calculated and communicated cost savings.


Visit Enviance at the 2019 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

If you haven’t registered for the 2019 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum, it’s not too late. Register here and make sure to visit us at booth 403.


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