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When you come to the Forum, you'll hear compelling case studies from in-house EHS and sustainability managers who are driving changes within their organizations. These candid conversations focus on challenges, successes and lessons learned, leaving you with insights you will rarely find anywhere else.

Meet this of years great keynotes

 

William McDonough

William McDonough Bio

Sustainable growth pioneer and business strategist

William McDonough + Partners

 

Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014

Beyond Sustainability: Designing for Abundance

Drawing on a decade of lessons in putting Cradle to Cradle concepts into practice, William McDonoughinvites us to reimagine everything from doorknobs to the Hoover Dam. In a world that uses design as a tool for positive impact, industry can do better than “do no harm”: it can actively improve everything with which it comes into contact. For McDonough, the questions of resource scarcity and sustainability are questions of design. He envisions beneficial designs of products, buildings, and business practices and shows us these ideas being put to use around the world as everyday objects. Chairs, cars, and factories are being reinvented not just to sustain life on the planet but to grow it. McDonough will provide an eye-opening, inspiring tour of the next industrial revolution as it unfolds and shares insights with attendees on how to take their companies from "less bad to more good." Learn more about his thought-provoking work.

 

William McDonough

 

Lucy Parker and Jon Miller

Lucy Parker and Jon Miller Bios

Partners

 

The Brunswick Group

 

Thursday Oct. 23, 2014

Everybody's Business: The Unlikely Story of How Big Business Can Fix the World

This year, we are proud to introduce the provocative ideas of Lucy Parker and Jon Miller, Partners at the Brunswick Group and authors of the book “Everybody's Business: The Unlikely Story of How Big Business Can Fix the World”. Lucy Parker and Jon Miller bring a fresh point of view to the relationship between business and society, and how corporate leaders should think about environmental stewardship. Lucy and Jon have worked with large companies from across a variety of industry sectors, helping them develop their companies' unique "sustainability point of view" and think creatively about how their business can solve global environmental problems while making a profit. Learn more about their thought-provoking work.

 

 

 

 

 

Everybody's Business: The Unlikely Story of How Big Business Can Fix the World

Dodie Gomer
Dodie Gomer
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Global Environmental Health Safety Competency Development Supervisor

Caterpillar Inc.

 

Thursday Oct. 23, 2014

Leading Without Authority: Tools and Behaviors that Get Results 
EHS professionals are often tasked with a great deal of responsibility - ensure global compliance, drive culture change, reduce company-wide resource use, to just give a few examples - but often don't have the authority to demand change or action. In the absence of authoritative power, effective leaders must use other tools to get results. With more than 25 years of HR experience and as the owner of the global EHS Talent Pipeline for Caterpillar, Dodie Gomer will give us a fresh perspective on how EHS executives can lead without authority and be successful influencers. She will share six powerful leadership and influence tools and demonstrate how to apply them to the world of EHS leadership. Using a peer-to-peer exercise, attendees will have a chance to practice using these tools and will walk away from the session better able to engage and influence those around them. They will also come away with a leadership development plan to support their development cycle after the conference and a peer advisor they can reach out to for input on difficult leadership situations.

 

2014 EHS Management Forum Speakers

 

Meet some of this year's EHS Management Forum Speakers.  Check back as we add more over the coming weeks!

 

Susan Apel

Susan Apel

Partner

K&L Gates

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Kisa Adkins Baskin

Global Environmental Compliance Program Manager

Newell Rubbermaid

James Basore

James Basore

EHS Training Manager

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Zach Baumer

Zach Baumer

Climate Program Manager

Office of Sustainability, City of Austin

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James Bilgo

James Bilgo

Manager Environment, Health and Safety

Kohler Co.

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Erin M. Black

Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety

Coca Cola Refreshments

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Deborah Briggs

Corporate Director EHS

Cargill Inc.

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Pat Brush

Vice President of HSE, Quality & Industrial Risk Management

Air Liquide S.A.

Douglas Bryden

Douglas Bryden

Environment and Operational Regulatory Partner

Travers Smith LLP

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Brian Burnikel

Brian Burnikel

Senior Manager EHS

The Boeing Co.

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Christina Copeland

Christina Copeland

Sector Manager, Disclosure Services

CDP

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Richard Crowther

Richard Crowther

Manager of Sustainability

Coca Cola Refreshments

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Barry Dambach

Senior Director EHS

Alcatel-Lucent

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Thomas Day

Thomas Day

Chief Sustainability Officer

United States Postal Service

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Gretchen Digby

Gretchen Digby

Director, Global Sustainability Programs, Ingersoll-Rand Inc.

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Paul Dober

Paul Dober

Senior Environmental Business Analyst

American Electric Power Co. Inc.

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John Dony

John Dony

Program Manager

The Campbell Institute

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Alex Dunn

Alexandra Dapalito Dunn

Executive Director and General Counsel, Environmental Council of States (ECOS)

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Hal Ehrhardt

Hal Ehrhardt

Senior Manager of Energy, Environment & Common Systems

Lockheed Martin Corp.

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Holly Emerson

Holly Emerson

Senior Analyst, Product Stewardship, Center for Energy Efficiency Sustainability

Ingersoll-Rand Inc.

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Paul Fleming

Paul Fleming

Manager Climate Resiliency Group

Seattle Public Utilities

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Mark Fowler

Mark Fowler

EHS Facilities Manager

Philips Invivo

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Scott Fulton

Scott Fulton

Principal

Beveridge & Diamond pc

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Mike Gabaly

Mike Gabaly

Director Finance & Business Operations, EES&H

Lockheed Martin Corp.

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Sarah Gibson

Sarah Gibson

Environmental Programs Manager

Dell Inc.

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Gary Gioioso

Gary Gioioso

Director of Organizational Development

Philadelphia Gas Works

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Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon

Executive Director

The Risky Business Project

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Nicole Hamilton

Nicole Hamilton

Manager EHS

Ashland Inc.

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Terri Harrison

Terri Harrison

Senior Manager Compliance and Regulatory Affairs

Apex Tool Group LLC

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Mark Hause

Mark Hause

Environmental Competency Leader; DuPont Co.

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Marty Healy

Marty Healy

Enterprise EHS Leadership Team, W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.

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Michael Hightower

Michael Hightower

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff

Sandia National Laboratories

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Johanna Jobin

Johanna Jobin

Director of Corporate Responsibility

EMD Millipore

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Bruce Karas

Bruce Karas

Vice President, Environment & Sustainability

The Coca-Cola Co.

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Robert ter Kuile

Senior Director Sustainability, Global Public Policy

PepsiCo Inc.

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Dina Kuykendal

Dina Kuykendal

EHS Director

Baker Hughes

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Tim Lindsey

Tim Lindsey

Global Director of Sustainable Development

Caterpillar Inc.

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Raymond Lizotte

Director, IT Environmental Stewardship Office

Schneider Electric SE

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Richard Love

Richard Love

Manager, Environmental Sustainability

United Technologies Corp.

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Ryan McMullen

Ryan McMullan

Environmental & Safety Manager

Toyota Motor Sales

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Curt Michols

Curt Michols

Senior Principal Specialist Global EHS & Energy

Abbott Laboratories

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Tim Mohin

Tim Mohin

Director, Corporate Responsibility

Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

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Tyler Monzel

Tyler Monzel

Director of Loss Control & Sustainability

Dixie Chemical Co.

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Amanda Moses

EHS & PR Chemical Controls Program Manager

Ashland Inc.

Chris Nelson

Chris Nelson

Environmental Permitting Manager ; 3M Co.

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Sandy Nessing

Sandy Nessing

Managing Director, Sustainability, EHS Strategy & Design

American Electric Power Co.

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Debra Briggs

David Newman

Senior Director of Environment, Health & Safety

Comcast Corp.

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Tracy Perkins

Tracy Perkins

Senior Manager, Americas Environmental Programs

SABIC Innovative

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Anna Pierce

Anna Pierce

EHS Compliance Assurance Manager

GE Power and Water

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Steve Sacco

Steve Sacco

Senior Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability

Schneider Electric SE

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Natasha Scotnicki

Natasha Scotnicki

Director, Corporate Program

CERES

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Laura Scott

Manager Environmental Business

NRG Energy Inc.

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Chhevi Sharma

Chhevi Sharma

Manager, Process Improvement and SAP Compliance Controls

Ashland Inc.

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Ray Sharples

Ray Sharples

Manager, Product Stewardship, Medical Devices & Diagnostics

Johnson & Johnson

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Tony Shea

Tony Shea

Director, Environmental Compliance

NRG Energy Inc.

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Scott Stallard

Scott Stallard

Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability

Lockheed Martin Corp.

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Lanita Stevens

Lanita Stevens

Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability

USG Corp.

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Juan-Carlos Tabora

Juan-Carlos Tabora

Environmental and Sustainability Manager

Ryder Inc.

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Seaton Thedinger

Seaton Thedinger

Associate

Hogan Lovells

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Greer Tidwell

Greer Tidwell

Director Environmental Management; Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations

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James R. Van Langen, PE

James R. Van Langen, PE

Vice President Management Systems, Corporate Maritime Policy; Carnival Corp. & plc

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Sam Waldo

Sam Waldo

Director of EHS & Support Services

Amphenol Corp.

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Brad Waldron

Brad Waldron

Director, Corporate Risk Management

Caesars Entertainment Corp.

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Interested in Speaking?

 

Are you an EHS or sustainability leader with a case study to share? Contact Virginia Hoekenga, NAEM Deputy Director, at virginia@naem.org or call (202) 986-6616 to learn about speaking opportunities.

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