The 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) Virtual Conference has won the Abila Excellence Award-Innovator. The Abila Excellence Awards recognize association, nonprofit, and government customers who have shown exemplary achievement through their use of Abila products. Through the American Industrial Hygiene Association's (AIHA)  use of Freestone, a learning management system through Abila, AIHA has been able to strategically grow the virtual AIHce program in innovative ways. AIHce Virtual Conference is an interactive experience with conference keynotes and curated education sessions brought directly to attendees-in real time.

"I am honored AIHA and the AIHce Virtual Conference received this recognition and look forward to accepting the award with Colleen Manning in April. We are proud to deliver such a creative and engaging experience to our virtual attendees." said Jessica Pagel, DES, AIHA's Manager of eLearning Services.  Pagel has led AIHA's strategic efforts in eLearning since 2013.

Building upon the success of the 2016 AIHce Virtual Conference, Pagel is in the midst of planning the 2017 Virtual AIHce experience. The 2017 AIHce EXP Virtual Conference features the live stream of select PDCs, 25 educational sessions, networking opportunities and exclusive interviews. To facilitate extended learning, access to the AIHce On Demand recordings is included with each registration. Interested parties can register here.

The Abila Excellence Awards will be held during the  Abila User and Developer Conference™ (AUDC)™ 2017 on April 12 and the full list of winners can be found on the AUDC 2017 website

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Founded in 1939, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. AIHA's 8,500 members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day. Members represent a cross-section of industry, private business, labor, government and academia. More information is available at