Are you challenged to manage EHS in multiple countries and ensure your global operations are meeting consistent EHS standards and practices?


Gain best practices and strategies from leading companies who have deployed mature EHS management systems to meet a complex array of global EHS challenges, including regulatory compliance, auditing and supply chain management

Managing Global EHS Programs

Hosted by Rockwell Automation

August 6-7, 2008

Milwaukee, WI


Workshop Overview

Join fellow EHS managers to benchmark best practices and address the challenges of managing EHS across the globe. Come away with concrete examples for how to:

  • Determine and meet global EHS standards for your organization
  • Define the global EHS processes necessary for your organization to meet product-focused regulations
  • Build an effective global auditing program
  • Gather and manage EHS data from international sites
  • Implement a supplier management program and consider ways to reduce global product footprints
  • Address EHS management challenges in China

Agenda Overview (Download PDF agenda)


August 6, 2008

8:30am-9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Introduction

  • Gary Ballesteros, VP of Law, Rockwell Automation
  • Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director, NAEM

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Global Regulatory Trends - Focus on Ensuring RoHS and REACH Compliance

With a complex array of regulations coming on line in different regions and countries across the globe, this opening session will look at key global regulatory trends before focusing on how companies can ensure systematic verification and documentation for RoHS and REACH compliance throughout a product’s life cycle, including the design, materials sourcing, manufacturing and testing and customer communications stages.

  • Ray Lizotte, Product Environmental Compliance Engineer, Schneider Electric
  • Mary Burgoon, Program Manager, Global Standards & Trade, Rockwell Automation
  • Bruce Calder, Director of Restricted Substances, Intertek
  • Stuart Sleeman, EHS Manager, Sensata Technologies

12:30 - -1:30 p.m.

Lunch, Sponsored by Kestrel Management Services

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Global Auditing Best Practices

EHS auditing remains the foundation for an effective global EHS management program. This session will examine the critical elements of a world-class EHS auditing program, with specific attention to overcoming common global auditing challenges and best practices in data gathering, management and presentation to senior management.

  • Lori Kaczynski, VP Compliance and Ethics, Georgia-Pacific
  • Alan Roy , Director of Compliance Assurance and Measurements, Tyco International

Moderator: John Nagy, Corporate Program Manager, ENSR | AECOM

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Break, Sponsored by ENSR | AECOM

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Managing EHS Across Global Supply Chains

As companies are increasingly held responsible for the business practices of suppliers multiple tiers down the supply chain, many organizations are still struggling with how to engage their suppliers in a constructive way. This session will examine how leading companies are setting up supplier auditing programs and working with suppliers to improve EHS practices, as well as innovate ways to reduce the environmental footprints of their products through supply chain management.

  • Mike Vaudreuil, Global EHS Assurance, HP
  • Phil Berry, President, Sustainable Product Works, LLC

5:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

August 7, 2008

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Networking Breakfast, Sponsored by Enviance

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Managing EHS in China and Asia Pacific

With an uncertain regulatory and enforcement environment, China present a big challenge when it comes to managing EHS. This session will provide on-the-ground insights from companies operating in China around issues including permitting, EHS talent recruitment and development, and general cultural norms and business practices.

  • Thomas Terracino, Safety, Environmental Affairs & Security Director, Mars Snackfood US
  • Paul Durkin, Director of EHS and Risk Management, Cookson Electronics
  • George Martin, Partner, Faegre & Benson
  • Allan Zhang, Director, ESD China Limited

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Closing Discussion and Lessons Learned: What does it mean to implement sustainability across a global enterprise?

This conference is expected to sell out, so make your arrangements to attend today.


NAEM, the Premier Association for EHS Management, is a non-profit educational association dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) management. NAEM programs are developed by association members to support their professional development & broaden their skill competencies.


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Workshop Location

Rockwell Automation

1201 South Second St.

Milwaukee, 32040


Recommended Hotel
Ambassador Hotel

2308 W. Wisconsin Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53233

(414) 345-5000

Rate: $149/night

Group Name: National Association for Environmental Management

Cut Off Date: July 21, 2008


Registration Fees

NAEM Member--$465

Non Member "In-House" EHS Mgr.--$490

EHS Service Provider/Consultant--$695


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