This year’s AIHce EXP features keynote speakers who are sure to inspire. The opening keynote speaker Monday morning kicks things off with “Three Megatrends and Four Best Practices That Will Shape Your Business Future.” Rich Karlgaard is a respected forecaster and offers a unique vantage point on the trends driving the business and economic climates, which in turn influence the decisions we make in the IH/OH industry.
If you’re not using social media to stay connected with your industry and community, you could be missing out on vital connections. Conferences provide a great opportunity to use social media networks to stay on top of conversations, even if you’re not in a particular session. If you’re attending the AIHce virtual conference, it’s an easy way for you to network with attendees and speakers.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) announced the recipients of the 2018 AIHA Named Awards, which honor individuals who provide significant contributions to the industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety professions. The award recipients will be recognized on Wednesday during the Mark of Excellence Awards Breakfast at AIHce EXP.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals’ (BCSP) 2017 Annual Report has been released. The report highlights major accomplishments from 2017 and illustrates impressive growth of interest in and achievement of safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) certifications.
Both lounges and lunches will offer Safety 2018 attendees a chance to meet and exchange information with their fellow safety professionals in a relaxing, informal environment. You can also learn while eating your lunch at the conference when you join other attendees at the “Playground.”
“Flash sessions” – short bursts of information that will give you key information – will take place at various exhibits at the Safety 2018 Exposition. From wearable technology to training tips and eye health, you can learn a lot in a short amount of time at the conference. Here are just a few of the flash sessions that will be taking place:
A number of Community Receptions at Safety 2018 will enable specific interest groups to network and socialize with each other.
The Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE) Networking Reception will be held on Sunday, June 3 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Light refreshments will be served.
The Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Networking Reception will be held on Sunday, June 3 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at Howl at the Moon San Antonio.
Behavior-based approaches to safety versus the promise of "Safety II" type approaches like Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) will be explored through a series of sessions at Safety 2018. Are the two approaches contradictory or complementary? How do employee perceptions affect safety?
From what you can do at the Career Center to how to get a conference app that'll let you view the sessions you couldn't make (or review the ones you could), here are a few things you need to know about Safety 2018.
A woman whose safety career began as an occupational health nurse and who ultimately transitioned to being a corporate executive on the leading edge of safety initiatives has received the honor of Fellow from the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).