AIHce 2013 Opening Session speaker featured on CNN, ABC's Morning Show
Plus, David Michaels and his Canadian counterpart talk safety
With AIHce 2013 taking place in a little over a month, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is releasing additional information on the prestigious array of presenters it has lined up for the conference.
Frans Johansson, who has been featured on CNN’s AC360, ABC’s Morning Show, and CNBC’s The Business of Innovation, will present:
The Medici Effect: Groundbreaking Innovation at the Intersection of Disciplines and Cultures on Monday, May 20, from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
As CEO of The Medici Group, Johansson is a successful entrepreneur and a recognized thought leader on innovation. His best-selling book, The Medici Effect, was named one of the top 10 business books by Amazon.com. In what the AIHA promises will be a dynamic, high-energy session, Johansson will reveal how people can find intersections in their own lives and turn these ideas into groundbreaking innovations.
Other sessions and presenters:
Straight from the Top! A Conversation on Occupational Health & Safety
Tuesday, May 21 | 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
David Michaels, MPH, PhD, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
U.S. Department of Labor
Moderator: John Henshaw, CIH, Vice President
Academy of Industrial Hygiene
Join Minister Raitt and Assistant Secretary Michaels for a moderated “Meet the Press” style discussion. The conversation focuses on a broad range of current topics and issues affecting occupational and environmental health and safety professionals today.
Your Guide to Total Worker Health™
Wednesday, May 22 | 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
L. Casey Chosewood, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The exposures facing the modern worker are more challenging than ever before. Addressing today's exposures requires swift action, a high level of professional judgment and broader perspectives than ever before. This fast-paced, example-filled presentation will challenge your current notion of what is work-related and what isn't, what really matters when it comes to health and safety interventions, and why our past approaches to lower injury and illness rates aren't enough if we want to continue the gains we have made.