11 Awesome EHS & Sustainability Conferences you don’t want to miss in 2017
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 2017.
2017 EHS&S SOFTWARE AND DATA MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
Dates: March 7-8, 2017
Location: Westin Galleria Houston, 5060 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77056
Event Details: This event is designed to give EHS and sustainability leaders the opportunity to meet with leading technology solution providers in one place. Attendees can experience user-led demos and under-the-hood tours of software systems, learn optimization strategies, and explore a large exhibition of more than 30 software providers.
RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS SUMMIT NY 2017
Dates: March 27-28, 2017
Location: Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
Event Details: This event brings together some of the most innovative and inspiring brands upholding responsible business practices. Some of the featured guest speakers include executives from EcoLab, PepsiCo, PayPal and Ethan Allen. In addition, attendees will be able to choose one of three tracks to learn actionable practices to make the business case for responsible business, influence culture and accelerate progress.
APPLIED ERGONOMICS CONFERENCE 2017
Dates: March 27-30, 2017
Location: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, 1000 West Buena Vista Dr., Orlando, FL 32830
Event Details: Presented by the Global Organization of Ergonomics (GOErgo), the Applied Ergonomics Conference will bring together attendees from around the world to share best practices with other professionals in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, human resources and risk management.
THE SUSTAINABILITY CONSORTIUM (TSC) SUMMIT 2017
Dates: April 18-20, 217
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Event Details: The annual TSC Summit is billed as the place to hear about the latest breakthroughs in sustainability science, as well as the place for supply chain innovation and team building. The goal of the summit is to drive collective action around sustainability.
Dates: April 26-27, 2017
Location: The Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell St., San Francisco, CA 94102
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 Dec. 1, 2016.
NAEM’S 2017 COMPLIANCE EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE
Dates: May 17-18, 2017
Location: Baltimore, MD (Hotel information is coming soon.)
Event Details: NAEM’s 2017 Compliance Excellence Conference will bring together a diverse group of EHS professionals to discuss the most effective ways to ensure compliance, manage and reduce risk, and drive business results. The conference will feature case studies and an interactive dialogue on emerging trends and issues in EHS management such as data management, staffing challenges and EHS auditing. Registration will open soon.
2017 NAEM'S WOMEN'S EHS & SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Dates: June 20-22, 2017
Location: Portland, OR (Hotel information is coming soon.)
Event Details: This event will give women in EHS&S field the opportunity to meet and network, hear practical and actionable insights from leading women in the field, and discuss current issues facing women in the EHS&S discipline. Registration is opening soon.
2017 CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
Dates: Aug. 1-2, 2017
Location: Chicago, IL (Hotel information is coming soon.)
Event Details: This NAEM event bills itself as the only sustainability conference designed with and presented by corporate sustainability leaders. The conference aims to help attendees improve their company’s performance internally as well as having better control over sustainability data at both ends of the supply chain.
GREENBIZ’S VERGE 17
Dates: Sept. 18-21, 2017
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA 95054
Event Details: The VERGE 17 conference and expo will focus on the technology and systems that help accelerate sustainability solutions in a climate-constrained world. The event brings together a diverse audience representing some of the world’s largest companies, technology startups, energy producers and consumers, commercial real estate owners and the public sector to create a unique ecosystem of perspectives.
2017 NSC CONGRESS & EXPO
Dates: Sept. 23-29, 2017 (Congress) and Sept. 25-27, 2017 (Expo)
Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225
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 for the 2017 event opens April 18, 2017.
2017 EHS MANAGEMENT FORUM
Dates: Oct. 25-27, 2017
Location: Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Dr., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Event Details: This year’s event just wrapped up at the end of October in beautiful Denver, CO. In 2017, this event will be in its 25th year and we’re expecting it to be bigger and better than ever. Read our 2016 event recap [insert link when published] to see what you missed this year and get a glimpse of what to expect in 2017.
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