The EHS Compliance Excellence Conference is designed to help you maximize your management system to comply with a growing number of local, domestic and international EHS regulations. The event will include a day-and-a-half of targeted group discussions and case studies from your peers in a variety of industries.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
|8 - 8:45 a.m.|
Registration and Continental Breakfast
|8:45 - 9:15 a.m.|
Welcome and Introductions
|9:15 - 10:15 a.m.|
Identifying and Prioritizing EHS Business Risk
How do you prioritize risk and allocate resources to manage it? The presenters in this session will explore the risk analysis process through case studies and a panel discussion.
Moderator: Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director; NAEM
|10:15 - 10:30 a.m.|
|10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
Management Systems for Enterprise EHS Compliance
Building on the fi rst session, this presentation will off er an overview of the management systems three diff erent companies use to minimize risk and ensure enterprise EHS compliance. The speakers will share a big picture look at their overall efforts and highlight key strategies they have learned while leading compliance assurance at their organizations.
Moderator: Kate Gibson, Senior Project Manager; EHS Support
|12 - 12:45 p.m.||Lunch|
|12:45 - 1:45 p.m.|
Meeting the Challenge of Emerging Regulations
This session will feature short case studies on how companies have been impacted by, and reacted to, specifi c regulatory issues that have shaped the way they operate.
Moderator: Connie Prostko-Bell, Senior Solutions Manager; 3E Company
|1:45 - 2 p.m.|
|2 - 3:30 p.m.|
Post-merger Integration: Culture, Staffing and Management Systems
Members of NAEM's M&A Discussion Group will present case studies on the challenges and solutions they have encountered in maintaining a EHS excellence through the tumultuous times during and after a merger or acquisition.
Moderator: Matt Airhart, President and CEO; KMI
|3:30 - 4:45 p.m.|
Facilitated Break-Out Discussions
Join one of four facilitated discussions to share your thoughts and get input from other attendees. Come ready to participate in a conversation on one of the following topics:
|4:45 - 6 p.m.|
Thursday, August 2, 2012
|8 - 9 a.m.||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|9 - 10:15 a.m.|
Cultivating Talent: Training, Internal Communication, and Staff Development
Employees are your most important asset, so how do you get the most out of them through training, communication and development efforts? This session will teach you how to help you cultivate the talents and potential of each member of your staff.
Moderator: Emily Barton, Global Environmental Manager; Motorola Mobility Inc.
|10:15 - 10:30 a.m.|
|10:30 - 11:15 a.m.|
Understanding the Impact of Conflict Minerals Standards
This session will feature a case study on how Brady Corp. has been impacted by confl ict mineral standards from the Electronic Industry Citizen Coalition (EICC) and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The speaker also will share an update on the development of a new industry due diligence standard and provide a look at the Security and Exchange Commission's upcoming vote on conflct mineral disclosure rules.
Moderator: Mike Mahanna, Program Director; NAEM
|11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
Regulatory Compliance in Asia
While many organizations have well-established operations in Asia, local compliance still presents a steady stream of challenges. Come away with insights from companies that operate in China on issues including permitting, EHS talent recruitment and development, general cultural norms and business practices.
Moderator: Eric Wu, Senior Engineer; Antea Group
|12:30 - 1 p.m.||Lake Michigan Group Informal Discussion|
|1 - 4 p.m.||Mergers & Acquisitions Discussion Group Meeting|
Interested in Speaking?
Are you an EHS or sustainability leader with a case study to share? Contact Mike Mahanna, Senior Programs Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 986-6616 to learn about speaking opportunities.