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AIHce 2013

The safety convention is set to take place May 18-23 in Montreal Canada

More than 5,000 industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety professionals are expected to convene in Montreal, Canada for educational sessions, innovative presentations, a bustling Expo and plentiful networking opportunities.

Educational Opportunities

  AIHce 2013 will have many different educational formats, including a large selection of Professional Development Courses (PDC) in classroom settings designed to provide expert knowledge, practical tools and essential skills that can be applied immediately; Podium Sessions (PO): 20-minute presentations on scientific research, case studies, or professional practice that focus on a particular topic; Roundtable (RT) discussions, in which various viewpoints present balanced perspectives, comparisons and/or controversies in current issues; Science Symposiums (SS): roundtable offering a high level of scientific content; EHS Crossover Programs (CR) that provide practical information on safety and environmental topics; Poster Sessions (PS): graphic illustrations of scientific research, case studies, or professional practice and Interactive Sessions that allow for networking with colleagues in small but highly active group settings.

  Topic areas from last year’s AIHce include: communication, training, confined spaces, construction industry, emerging issues, engineering, environmental issues, ergonomic, ethics, green building/leed, hazardous chemicals, IH general practice, incident planning and response, mold, nanotechnology, noise, occupational exposure levels, protective clothing and equipment, respiratory protection, risk assessment and toxicology.

New this year

  A Registration Layaway Plan allows attendees to register early and defer part of the fee until later. Stewardship 2013 will bring together prominent product stewards and sustainability professionals to discuss current issues, case studies, practical experiences and new developments. A Canadian Issues Track will cover oil and gas industry safety topics. Stewardship 2013 will bring together prominent product stewards and sustainability professionals to present and discuss current issues, case studies, practical experiences and new developments. Topics include: exposure assessment; environmental impact; hazard assessment & communication; information and characterization; management and leadership; pollution prevention; product safety, development and strategy; product life cycle; product regulations and risk assessment & management.

The Expo Marketplace

  More than 600 vendors will demonstrate a variety of products from a range of areas including asbestos abatement, biosafety, communication/training, confined space, construction, consulting, education/training, emergency response, environmental consulting, ergonomics, health and safety products, hazardous waste management, hearing conservation, lead abatement, legal services, noise abatement, PPE and respiratory protection.

SHOW AT A GLANCE

WHAT: AIHce 2013

WHERE: Montreal, Canada

WHEN: May 18-23, 2013

CONTACT INFO:

American Industrial Hygiene Association

3141 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 777

Falls Church, VA 22042

(703) 849-8888

Fax: (703) 207-3561; www.aiha.org

HOW TO REGISTER:

Register online at http://registration3.experientevent.com/showAIH131/

For registration or hotel inquiries:

email: aihce@experient-inc.com

Tel: 1-800-974-3084

Fax: 1-301-694-5124

International Tel: 1-847-996-5876

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