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2018 Environmental, Health & Safety Exchange

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Environmental, Health & Safety Exchange Program​​

Oct. 3–4, 2018
Renaissance Downtown/Washington, DC

The Environmental, Health & Safety Exchange will highlight the future trends and innovation in the profession and how EHS and internal auditors can be relevant in their organizations when it comes to changes in the 21st century. The unique blend of keynote presentations, general and concurrent sessions, and roundtable discussions aim to provide a snapshot of what’s next for EHS with next generation enforcement, sustainability reporting, and changes in federal agencies under the Trump administration. Attendees will hear insights from current and former leaders and regulators in the profession on key issues affecting EHS audits and the impact they can have on the organization. Plus, all participants can earn up to 14.7 CPE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what’s next for the EHS profession as regulations and attitudes change.
  • Gain takeaways on the new sustainability reporting mandate related to ERM and non-financial disclosures.
  • Enhance knowledge of the importance of auditing the EHS practices for a business and the potential financial and reputational impact to the organization.
  • Learn about the future of EHS auditing and new tools to enhance the function with innovative practices.
  • Hear from the EPA on how they are managing risk and compliance in the Trump administration and what they predict the future focus of the agency will be.
  • Earn up to 14.7 CPE credits.

Keynote & General Session Speakers

Robert Pojasek

How EHS Audit Evolves to Support Efficacious Organizational Management

Robert B. Pojasek, Ph.D.
Harvard University & Pojasek & Associates LLC
Risk Management & Organizational Sustainability

Margie Bastolla

Transforming the Audit Report

Margie Bastolla, CIA, CRMA
Margie Bastolla Facilitations, LLC

Jennifer McPartland

Fourth Wave Environmentalism: Sustainability Through Innovation

Jennifer McPartland, PhD
Senior Scientist, Health Program
Environmental Defense Fund

Peter Anderson

A Peek Inside the Environmental Prosecutor’s Playbook to Improve Auditing

Peter Anderson, J.D., CCEP
Shareholder and Leader, White Collar and Compliance Group
Beveridge & Diamond, PC

Jacquelyn Wieland

Leveraging Influence and Impact

Jacquelyn Wieland
Chief Executive Officer
Solutions Provided, LLC

Exchange Agenda

​Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018​
​3:00–5:00 p.m. ​Registration and Customer Relations​
​Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018​
​7:00–5:00 a.m.
Registration and Customer Relations
​7:00–8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
​8:00–9:15 a.m.
Opening Keynote
9:15–9:45 a.m.
Networking Break
​9:45–10:45 a.m.
​General Session 1
​11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.
​General Session 2
​12:00–12:40 p.m. ​Lunch
​12:40–1:00 p.m. ​Dessert/Networking Break
​1:00–2:00 p.m.
​General Session 3
​2:15–3:15 p.m.
​Concurrent Sessions
​3:15–3:45 p.m. ​Networking Break
​3:45–5:00 p.m.
​Roundtable Breatkouts
​5:00–6:00 p.m.
​Welcome Reception
​Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018​
​7:00–4:00 a.m.
Registration and Customer Relations
​7:00–8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
​8:00–9:00 a.m.
Opening Keynote 2
9:00–9:30 a.m.
Networking Break
​9:30–10:45 a.m.
​General Session 4
​11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
​Concurrent Sessions
​12:00–12:40 p.m. ​Lunch
​12:40–1:00 p.m. ​Dessert/Networking Break
​1:00–2:15 p.m.
​Roundtable Breatkouts
​2:15–2:45 p.m.
​Networking Break​
​2:45–4:00 p.m. ​General Session 5

Our program team is hard at work developing a world-class educational program. Please check back often for details.​​​​​​​