Staying on top of the latest environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability news, trends, and innovations is essential for EHS&S professionals like you who strive to continually improve your company’s processes and programs.
Fortunately, there are a number of upcoming EHS&S events that can serve as incredible resources to help you gain new insights, find new opportunities, and ultimately ensure a safer and healthier workplace and world.
From interactive sessions to inspiring presentations to networking opportunities, here’s a list of conferences and events that you don’t want to miss in 2018.
Dates: Feb. 6-8, 2018
Location: JW Marriott Desert Ridge, 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85054
Event Details: More than 1,000 sustainability leaders from the business world, academia, and NGOs will be in attendance to learn about the latest sustainability trends, discuss challenges, and make new connections with suppliers and peers. This year’s list of nearly 40 speakers includes sustainability professionals from recognizable brands such as Apple, P&G, MGM Resorts International, and Salesforce.
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2018 EHS&S Software & Data Management Conference
Dates: March 6-7, 2018
Location: The Hilton St. Petersburg, 333 1st St. S., St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Event Details: For those EHS and sustainability professionals searching for software to optimize data collection and reporting, this is the event for you. This event is designed to help software users and buyers find comprehensive resources for software selection and implementation, user-led demos, data management and software optimization strategies, and more than 30 software providers.
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Responsible Business Summit New York 2018
Dates: March 26-27, 2018
Location: New York Marriott at The Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
Event Details: More than 400 responsible business professionals are expected to attend this year’s New York summit. The speaker list includes dozens of executives from top brands such as HEINEKEN, Verizon, Campbell Soup, Mastercard, and Keurig. Topics of discussion will include business and natural disasters, climate change, climate finance, driving change through collaboration in value chains, and more.
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Inogen Worldview Conference
Event Details: Hosted by Antea Group and Inogen Environmental Alliance, this forum brings together leaders from Food and Beverage companies seeking to examine and discuss technology-driven disruption in the industry through the lens of Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability challenges. (Note: Attendance is free but registration is required.)
Ceres Conference 2018
Dates: April 24-26, 2018
Location: Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Event Details: The annual Ceres Conference brings more than 600 corporate sustainability leaders as well as institutional investors and social and environmental advocates together for a two-day program focused on building a path to a sustainable global economy. Attendees will hear from leaders who have achieved the highest standards on many core issues and have seen that sustainability is the bottom line. Registration opens in December 2017.
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2018 American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo
Dates: May 21-23
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Event Details: This annual event is packed with professional development courses and educational sessions to help EHS professionals keep pace with the latest trends, technology, and best practices. Participants include industrial hygienists, occupational health professionals, EHS specialists, safety professionals, risk management professionals, and others responsible for safety, health, and the environment at their organizations.
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VPP Safety+ National Symposium
Dates: Aug. 28-30, 2018
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Dr., Nashville, TN
Event Details: The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPP) annual Safety+ symposium offers more than 100 educational sessions for health and safety professionals, opportunities to share successes and innovations, and networking with H&S leaders and decision-makers.
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2018 NSC Congress & Expo
Dates: Oct. 20-26, 2018
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Event Details: The annual NSC Congress & Expo calls itself the world's largest annual "must attend" event for safety, health and environmental professionals. For more than 100 years, professionals have come to this event for industry-leading technology, education, networking opportunities, and products and services needed to stay at the forefront and remain competitive within the industry. Registration will likely open in the late spring of 2018.
Website: http://congress.nsc.org/nsc2017/public/enter.aspx (may need to update)
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2018 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum
Dates: Oct. 24-26, 2018
Location: Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, KY 40202
Event Details: The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) EHS and Sustainability Management Forum is billed as the largest annual gathering for EHS and sustainability decision-makers. The event is dedicated to best practice sharing, helping attendees apply new ideas to the development and integration of strategic programs. Registration will open soon.
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EHS Today’s Safety Leadership Conference
Dates: TBD (November 2018)
Event Details: This conference is an experience designed to share best leadership and safety practices with other EHS professionals working to achieve world-class safety at their companies. In addition to keynotes and educational sessions, the event offers fantastic networking opportunities and even tours of world-class safety operations in and around the host city. Details on the 2018 session will be announced soon.
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