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Future of EHSQ

Audience: EHSQ

Emerging technologies are improving how businesses communicate and operate. The role of EHSQ professionals in this transforming landscape likewise continues to evolve and their mission to impact and drive change will be even more necessary. In this plenary panel, featuring Intelex customers and partners, EHSQ professionals will discuss what more they need to be doing and share their views on the future of EHSQ.

Innovation to meet Environmental Compliance Objectives: Thinking outside the data

Audience: Environmental
Speaker: Phillip Levasseur, Cabot Oil and Gas

You can’t judge a book by its cover, nor can you evaluate an environmental management information system (EMIS) solely through data. Mr. Levasseur will share a process that uses EMIS to meet new and unchartered compliance obligations by thinking beyond data and using EMIS to meet compliance objectives. EMIS systems are tools that, when used innovatively, can achieve powerful results.

The Future of Safety – How Artificial Intelligence, Wearables & the Internet of Things will change the industry

Audience: Health & Safety

Mobile, wearables, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning are technology trends shaping the future of workplace safety. This session will explore how to use connected devices and data analytics to automate safety programs and better protect extended workforces.

How Microsoft is improving quality of its processes with Digital Transformation

Audience: Quality
Speakers:
Sagar Kulkarni, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
Shashi Lanka Venkata, Principal Software Engineering Manager, Microsoft

You will learn how Microsoft is embracing its digital transformation strategy to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products. Find out how the company is leveraging connected technologies to simplify complex business processes. Companies today are using technology to eliminate potential business process constraints. Quality professionals are the key change agents to help drive customer value and to create new innovative solutions.

Quality professionals will be able to walk away with the following main takeaways:
• An understanding of the key principles of Digital Transformation.
• Real-world examples of how Microsoft is embracing its Digital Transformation strategy.
• How customers are benefiting by these enterprise changes.

Big Data and the road to predicative and prescriptive EHSQ

Audience: Health & Safety

What is Big Data analytics and how can it be used to reveal insights? This session will discuss how Big Data can create value for safety programs and initiatives. Case studies will reveal how organizations use predicative analytics to generate prescriptive recommendations to help better protect their workers.

Impact of Next Generation QMS on Quality & Supplier professionals: What it means & how to prepare to adapt & thrive?

Audience: Quality
Speaker: Dr. Joseph A. DeFeo, Chairman & CEO Juran Global

In today’s global and highly integrated economy, the speed of business is faster than ever. But many organizations struggle to rapidly respond to changing requirements, new technologies, evolving regulations and customer expectations. Quality is set to undergo a digital transformation. Advancements in technology ranging from the cloud, big data and EHSQ software to IoT, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality will help organizations make better decisions that drive operational excellence and deliver exceptional customer experiences. This session will answer three fundamental questions:
1. How to successfully navigate the digital transformation of quality management?
2. What skills do quality professionals need to meet digital age challenges?
3. How will social media and a move to business transparency impact an organizations’ ability to achieve optimal results while safeguarding brand reputation?

Quality 4.0 – The coming world of IoT and IIoT will transform businesses through technology – Are you ready?

Audience: Quality
Speaker:
Nicole M. Radziwill, PhD, MBA
Fellow, American Society for Quality (ASQ) & Past Chair, ASQ Software Division
Editor, Software Quality Professional
One of ASQ’s Influential Voices – http://qualityandinnovation.com
Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Science & Technology, James Madison University

How might your organization use data from connected devices to improve customer satisfaction in your business? This session will explore IoT and industrial IoT architectures that may help organization be more competitive and successful in the future.
Topics discussed will include:
– Improved efficiency through real-time data collection
– Improving customer satisfaction through better quality products and services
– Using IoT and industrial IoT data to build predictive CoQ models

Intelex and Data Assurance

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Donald Dew, SVP, Engineering, R&D

This session will explore the importance of Data Security, Privacy and IT infrastructure when selecting a cloud EHSQ system. Intelex’s engineering leader, Donald Dew, will discuss his observations on the evolution of EHSQ within the context of the cloud from his experience working with Intelex customers around the world.

EHSQ Alliance Deep Dive and Next Steps

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Jack Noppe, Chief Product Officer

In this session, the Intelex Chief Product Officer will reveal how customers can leverage their investment in the EHSQ Alliance to drive a collaborative advantage within your organization, and lasting organizational change within your organizations.

Solutions Breadth Expansion

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Bryden Waggot, VP Solutions

Ever wondered what the Intelex process is for enhancing solutions? Join the VP of Solutions for a deep dive on the how we expand the solutions stacks, develop new applications and integrate existing tools.

Intelex Roadmap and Vision – 90 days, 1 year and Vision

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Bryden Waggot, VP Solutions and Jack Noppe, Chief Product Officer

In this session, Intelex will discuss our philosophy on the product roadmap. Specific attention will be focused on what’s expected to be released in the near term (90 days), our expectation for what should be completed within a year, as well as a glimpse into Intelex’s long-term product vision.

How Achieve First and Continuous Value Through Implementation

Audience: EHSQ

Nervous about implementation? Concerned it’s going to take years? Let’s talk about key decisions that help your organization create a framework that leads to smoother executive engagement to support continuous success through all project phases.

Security and You

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Donald Dew, SVP, Engineering, R&D

Security is a critical topic of concern for leaders and its impact on business operations. Come learn how Intelex manages IT Security concerns, and data assurance. Specific attention will be placed on IT infrastructure, HIPAA compliance and ISO27001.


Future of EHSQ

Audience: EHSQ

Emerging technologies are improving how businesses communicate and operate. The role of EHSQ professionals in this transforming landscape likewise continues to evolve and their mission to impact and drive change will be even more necessary. In this plenary panel, featuring Intelex customers and partners, EHSQ professionals will discuss what more they need to be doing and share their views on the future of EHSQ.

Ergonomics and IoT – How Exoskeletons are Changing our Understanding of Worker Health

Audience: Health & Safety

Active Exoskeletons can be used as controls to prevent ergonomic risk, while also providing a wealth of data on movement. This session will explore new research findings on how pain and injury resulting from ergonomic strain can be tracked to objective indicators.

The Future of Safety – How Artificial Intelligence, Wearables & the Internet of Things will change the industry

Audience: Health & Safety

Mobile, wearables, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning are technology trends shaping the future of workplace safety. This session will explore how to use connected devices and data analytics to automate safety programs and better protect extended workforces.

How Microsoft is improving quality of its processes with Digital Transformation

Audience: Quality
Speakers:
Sagar Kulkarni, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
Shashi Lanka Venkata, Principal Software Engineering Manager, Microsoft

You will learn how Microsoft is embracing its digital transformation strategy to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products. Find out how the company is leveraging connected technologies to simplify complex business processes. Companies today are using technology to eliminate potential business process constraints. Quality professionals are the key change agents to help drive customer value and to create new innovative solutions.

Quality professionals will be able to walk away with the following main takeaways:
• An understanding of the key principles of Digital Transformation.
• Real-world examples of how Microsoft is embracing its Digital Transformation strategy.
• How customers are benefiting by these enterprise changes.

Big Data and the road to predicative and prescriptive EHSQ

Audience: Health & Safety

What is Big Data analytics and how can it be used to reveal insights? This session will discuss how Big Data can create value for safety programs and initiatives. Case studies will reveal how organizations use predicative analytics to generate prescriptive recommendations to help better protect their workers.

Impact of Next Generation QMS on Quality & Supplier professionals: What it means & how to prepare to adapt & thrive?

Audience: Quality
Speaker: Dr. Joseph A. DeFeo, Chairman & CEO Juran Global

In today’s global and highly integrated economy, the speed of business is faster than ever. But many organizations struggle to rapidly respond to changing requirements, new technologies, evolving regulations and customer expectations. Quality is set to undergo a digital transformation. Advancements in technology ranging from the cloud, big data and EHSQ software to IoT, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality will help organizations make better decisions that drive operational excellence and deliver exceptional customer experiences. This session will answer three fundamental questions:
1. How to successfully navigate the digital transformation of quality management?
2. What skills do quality professionals need to meet digital age challenges?
3. How will social media and a move to business transparency impact an organizations’ ability to achieve optimal results while safeguarding brand reputation?

Quality 4.0 – The coming world of IoT and IIoT will transform businesses through technology – Are you ready?

Audience: Quality
Speaker:
Nicole M. Radziwill, PhD, MBA
Fellow, American Society for Quality (ASQ) & Past Chair, ASQ Software Division
Editor, Software Quality Professional
One of ASQ’s Influential Voices – http://qualityandinnovation.com
Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Science & Technology, James Madison University

How might your organization use data from connected devices to improve customer satisfaction in your business? This session will explore IoT and industrial IoT architectures that may help organization be more competitive and successful in the future.
Topics discussed will include:
– Improved efficiency through real-time data collection
– Improving customer satisfaction through better quality products and services
– Using IoT and industrial IoT data to build predictive CoQ models

Intelex and Data Assurance

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Donald Dew, SVP, Engineering, R&D

This session will explore the importance of Data Security, Privacy and IT infrastructure when selecting a cloud EHSQ system. Intelex’s engineering leader, Donald Dew, will discuss his observations on the evolution of EHSQ within the context of the cloud from his experience working with Intelex customers around the world.

EHSQ Alliance Deep Dive and Next Steps

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Jack Noppe, Chief Product Officer

In this session, the Intelex Chief Product Officer will reveal how customers can leverage their investment in the EHSQ Alliance to drive a collaborative advantage within your organization, and lasting organizational change within your organizations.

Solutions Breadth Expansion

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Bryden Waggot, VP Solutions

Ever wondered what the Intelex process is for enhancing solutions? Join the VP of Solutions for a deep dive on the how we expand the solutions stacks, develop new applications and integrate existing tools.

Intelex Roadmap and Vision – 90 days, 1 year and Vision

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Bryden Waggot, VP Solutions and Jack Noppe, Chief Product Officer

In this session, Intelex will discuss our philosophy on the product roadmap. Specific attention will be focused on what’s expected to be released in the near term (90 days), our expectation for what should be completed within a year, as well as a glimpse into Intelex’s long-term product vision.

How Achieve First and Continuous Value Through Implementation

Audience: EHSQ

Nervous about implementation? Concerned it’s going to take years? Let’s talk about key decisions that help your organization create a framework that leads to smoother executive engagement to support continuous success through all project phases.

Security and You

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Donald Dew, SVP, Engineering, R&D

Security is a critical topic of concern for leaders and its impact on business operations. Come learn how Intelex manages IT Security concerns, and data assurance. Specific attention will be placed on IT infrastructure, HIPAA compliance and ISO27001.


Future of EHSQ

Audience: EHSQ

Emerging technologies are improving how businesses communicate and operate. The role of EHSQ professionals in this transforming landscape likewise continues to evolve and their mission to impact and drive change will be even more necessary. In this plenary panel, featuring Intelex customers and partners, EHSQ professionals will discuss what more they need to be doing and share their views on the future of EHSQ.

Company-wide User Adoption and Engagement

Audience: Environmental
Speaker: Justin Mantelli, Whiting Oil and Gas

How might you directly manage and oversee a company-wide environmental compliance database, used across many departments? Learn from someone who’s been there. Mr. Mantelli will share the lessons he’s learned on how his company supports a user-adoption program that has resulted in higher quality data, fostered user ownership, and encouraged data sharing across departments.

Optimization of Data Collection to Support Efficient Reporting

Audience: Environmental
Speaker: Paula Tousignant, Energy Transfer Partners

The challenge of environmental reporting is often not in the reporting process itself, the challenge is gathering the data in a standardized fashion with input from varying roles, departments, and definitions. Ms. Tousignant will share her company’s story on developing standardized, company-wide automated processes for collecting and validating Equipment and Operational data which will be efficiently processed for environmental reporting.

Workplace Wellness and Mental Health

Audience: Health & Safety

Each day, more than a million U.S employees will miss work due to workplace stress. With productivity losses related to worker mental health estimated to cost employers $225.8 billion annually, wellness and mental health programs are more crucial as organizations realize the impact to their workforce and profitability. This session will examine challenges and best practices for addressing mental health and wellbeing within a diverse workforce.

Harassment in the Workplace

Audience: Health & Safety

As organizations increasingly recognize health risks associated with verbal and sexual harassment in the workplace, employers seek new strategies for protecting workers. This session will explore research findings that show the impact verbal and sexual harassment has on employees and discuss health programs to help address and mitigate this risk.

Preparing your Organization for ISO 45001

Audience: Health & Safety

The new international standard for addressing workplace health and safety will publish in 2018, effectively replacing the OHSAS 18001 (OHSMS) standard. This session will explore the benefits this new framework can have for your business and share best practices for how to prepare your organization.

EHSQ Alliance Deep Dive and Next Steps

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Jack Noppe, Chief Product Officer

In this session, the Intelex Chief Product Officer will reveal how customers can leverage their investment in the EHSQ Alliance to drive a collaborative advantage within your organization, and lasting organizational change within your organizations.

Solutions Breadth Expansion

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Bryden Waggot, VP Solutions

Ever wondered what the Intelex process is for enhancing solutions? Join the VP of Solutions for a deep dive on the how we expand the solutions stacks, develop new applications and integrate existing tools.

Intelex Roadmap and Vision – 90 days, 1 year and Vision

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Bryden Waggot, VP Solutions and Jack Noppe, Chief Product Officer

In this session, Intelex will discuss our philosophy on the product roadmap. Specific attention will be focused on what’s expected to be released in the near term (90 days), our expectation for what should be completed within a year, as well as a glimpse into Intelex’s long-term product vision.

How Achieve First and Continuous Value Through Implementation

Audience: EHSQ

Nervous about implementation? Concerned it’s going to take years? Let’s talk about key decisions that help your organization create a framework that leads to smoother executive engagement to support continuous success through all project phases.

Security and You

Audience: EHSQ
Speaker: Donald Dew, SVP, Engineering, R&D

Security is a critical topic of concern for leaders and its impact on business operations. Come learn how Intelex manages IT Security concerns, and data assurance. Specific attention will be placed on IT infrastructure, HIPAA compliance and ISO27001.


Beginner: System Setup User Adoption

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Andrea Bailey

Congratulations on deciding to use the world’s best EHSQ platform. Of all the questions running through your head, the one that trumps them all is probably “how can I get my users started on Intelex?” Have no fear! In this session, gives a step- by-step walkthrough of the basics of the Intelex system. The session will demonstrate how to to promote easy accessibility to the branding tool for any future changes or updates that are desired by adding the Branding tools such as logo management, and custom branding. Let’s empower your users with the ease of toolbars, by encouraging easy accessibility and customization.

Beginner: Business Intelligence Reports

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Amy Ludwig

From the world of finance to professional sports, easy access to data and instant analytics are now the prerequisite for intelligent decision making, and Intelex proudly brings that reality to EHS professionals around the world. Join us to start your journey to learn more about how Intelex Reporting can help you! Throughout this training session you will be provided with an understanding of Objects & Fields in your system! By the end of the session, you will learn how to create a List and Matrix report, apply Advanced Filters, and create charts.

Beginner: Business Intelligence Dashboard

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Valerie Chen

Join us to start your journey to learn more about how Intelex Dashboards can help you! Discover the use of your dashboard capabilities, allowing you to access data instantly and in real-time. Unlock trends across all of your applications and have all of your key information at your fingertips! In this interactive session, you will learn from how to display reports within a dashboard to Create custom link that can be used as navigational buttons both in the Intelex System.

Intermediate: Advanced Reports

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Elisa Blasi

Are you looking to improve your user’s experience when navigating through the reporting tool? Do you have issues choosing the right data source fields and find yourself creating the same reports over and over again?
Are you having trouble working with formulas to convert field types? Are you finding it difficult to display the correct information in the appropriate format with your reporting tool? Clarity of data and ease of use for end users is a vital component when building reports and we want to make sure that you are maximizing the benefits of this tool.
This training session is available to those who have had an introduction to Intelex’s powerful reporting suite. You will now further define the tools available in the Reports application. During this session you will learn how to build formulas, advanced charts, and how to apply conditional highlighting.

Intermediate: Advanced Dashboards

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Valerie Chen

Are you looking to improve your user’s experience when navigating through Dashboards? Are you having trouble working with various widgets? Are you finding it difficult to display the correct information in the appropriate format with your dashboard and widgets tool? Clarity of data and ease of use for end users is a vital component when building dashboards and we want to make sure that you are maximizing the benefits of this tool.
This training session is available to those who have had an introduction to Dashboards. You will now further define the tools available in the Dashboards application. During this session you will learn how to build Slicers, Radial Gauges, and how to apply security and sharing to your widgets.

Intermediate: Application Maintenance

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Elisa Blasi

Applications are the heart of the Intelex platform. To get the most out of the Intelex system, you need to have an understanding how to design, manage, and update your applications. This training session will provide you with the necessary skill and understanding to allow you to get the most out of the Intelex system.

Masterclass: Building Mobile Integration

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Andrea Bailey

Lack of employee adoption is the biggest barrier to success for EHSQ programs at most companies today. Mobile technology is creating breakthroughs in adoption for many organizations by taking their EHSQ programs out in the field. By putting technology in the hands of every worker, you are providing real-time access to what they need to support their safety efforts which creates significant boosts in EHSQ for your organization.
Are you looking to take your EHSQ programs mobile, but not sure where to start? The first step is having a solid Mobile strategy in place for your business to set your Mobile EHSQ programs up for success.
Learn what goes into creating a world class mobile strategy and how to successfully build mobile into your solution.

Masterclass: Master Workflow Design

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Amy Ludwig

Intelex Workflow Design Best Practices make all the difference with the flow and usability of an application. This training session is available to those who are looking to get technical and the most out of Intelex’s Workflow and application builder.
You will now further define the tools available you will learn how to best design workflow conditions, stage security, and best practices when it comes to stage containers.

Masterclass: Advanced Functionality

Speaker: Intelex Trainer Valerie Chen

In this expert session, join us for an in depth discussion on best practices to adding in advanced functionality to your solutions strategies that have been implemented within your organization. Key challenges and streamlined approaches to design and configuration will be discussed!

Environmental Platform ACTS: Basic User

Speaker: Intelex Trainer, Jamie Boos

Asset tracking and maintenance is the foundation for environmental compliance reporting. Join us to gain an understanding of how to navigate Areas, Facilities and Portfolios. You will also learn how to create and edit assets, associate entities, and add asset-specific attributes and variables. Basic knowledge of how data is stored in ACTS will also be achieved, including operational data, emission totals, chemical analyses, and inspection forms.

Environmental Platform ACTS: Advanced User

Speaker: Intelex Trainer, Christina Felt

This session will be a deep dive into the following areas of the ACTS system:

1) User & Security Configuration: You will learn how to add system users, how to manage an active directory, how to navigate the ACTS Code Maintenance module, and tie powerful system functions to specific security roles;

2) Data Collection: You will learn more on how these tools can be used and how to determine the best option for your data sources.

3) Reports, Doc Gen and Dashboards: You will learn methods for retrieving data from ACTS in a way that is useful for reporting obligations and the tools that allow users to transform raw data into decision-driving information.

4) Workflow and Data Manager: You will learn about how ACTS Data Manager puts data quality management directly in your hands by allowing administrators to query data and present to users who are then able to interact with bulk data.

Environmental Platform ACTS: Building a Compliance Picture with Emissions Reporting

Speaker: Intelex Trainer, Rachel Gelman

In this session you will learn how to build a compliance picture with Emissions Reporting by looking into how one can leverage the ACTS platform to:
1) Calculate: Customize your calculations, input expectations and resultant evaluations and evaluate at variable frequencies and continuously report your emissions with minimal user input.

2) Interpret and Evaluate Emissions Results: Learn and Evaluate the quality of bulk emissions generation and learn to spot trends, find errors and to correct issues in bulk.

3) Plan for Agency Submission: Translate regulatory obligations into a workable system configuration to ensure data is reported consistently, accurately and defensibly.

4) Plan for Internal Sharing: Explore internal data sharing and help you understand the opportunities available to provide automated environmental metric sharing processes.