ASSE Virtual Symposium Network

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Symposium Schedule - All Times are Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Monday, April 20, 2009

8:00-8:30am

Welcome Remarks/Intro to Virtual Symposium

  • Linda Tapp
  • Warren Brown
9:00-10:00am

Keynote Presentation - Management and Leadership Thinking: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

  • Dr. John Howard
10:15-11:15am

Round 1 Concurrent Sessions

  • Evaluation of Safety Interventions
  • Coaching Today’s Business Leaders: Gaining Support For Safety Initiatives
11:15-1:00pm Break
1:00-2:00pm

Round 2 Concurrent Sessions

  • Building a Safety Culture Using EHSMS As A Leading Metric
  • Safety In China – Culture Does Make A Difference
7:00-9:00pm Evening Networking Events in Second Life

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

9:00-10:00am

Keynote Presentation - Leading with Safety: Making Sure Best Practices Produce Best Results

  • Dr. Tom Krause, Chairman of the Board, BST
10:15-11:15am

Round 1 Concurrent Sessions

  • International Safety Practice: Barriers and Bridges
  • Propelling Next Level Safety Culture
11:15-1:00pm Break
1:00-2:00pm

Round 2 Concurrent Sessions

  • Ethics & Compliance and the Safety, Health & Environmental Organization
  • International Credentialing of Safety Professionals
7:00-9:00pm Evening Networking Events (Optional)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

9:00-10:00am

Keynote Presentation - Relational Leadership in an Electronic Age

Julius Rhodes
10:15-11:15am

Round 1 Concurrent Sessions

  • Best Practice Global Safety and Health Management Strategies
  • Sustainable Safety: You Can't Be Green Without It!
11:15-1:00pm Interactive Roundtables
1:00-2:00pm

Round 2 Concurrent Sessions

  • Developments in International OH&S Standards – OHSAS 18001/2
5:00-6:00pm
  • Strategies for Managing S&H in Asia Pacific

Thursday, April 23, 2009

9:00-10:00am

Round 1 Concurrent Sessions

  • Achieving HSE Targets using a Multi-culturally Diverse Workforce
  • Calibrating Your Safety and Health System For Peak Performance
  • SH&E Equipment Validation: Making Sure Equipment is Safe
10:15-11:15am

Round 2 Concurrent Sessions

  • The Added-Value EHS Audit Process
  • Implementing OHSAS 18001:  A Corporate Perspective
1:00-2:00pm

Round 3 Concurrent Sessions

  • ANSI Z-10 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
  • Integrating Injury, Event, Corrective Action Management and Lessons Learned Data

Friday, April 24, 2009

9:00-10:00am

Closing Session - Worker Health and Safety:  Expectations of the Obama Administration

Frank White, Sr. VP, ORC