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Key Industry Leaders to Speak at Verdantix Summit on EH&S Information Management in Chicago

New York, April 27, 2016. Verdantix will host the 6th annual Verdantix Summit: Getting Value from EH&S Information Management at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago on May 16th-18th. The Summit brings together corporate environmental, health, safety and sustainability leaders to identify best practices for corporate EH&S information management through customer success workshops, VP-level panels and vendor CEO insights.

Summit sessions will examine topics such as achieving best in class operational risk management with business intelligence, closing the loop on incident management with integrated leading and lagging indicators, how to rationalize legacy EH&S systems onto a single platform, finding innovative software solutions to improve safety metrics, enhancing chemicals management with digital product stewardship solutions, squeezing value from your EH&S IT systems, and creating a vision for technology enabled EH&S management.

Key industry speakers this year include:

  • Matt Airhart, President, VelocityEHS Canada
  • Jim Bollenbacher, Former Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety, MasTec Inc.
  • Karl Campbell, CEO, Rivo Software
  • Jim Darragh, CEO, CMO Software
  • Vijay Gudivaka, EH&S Technology and Services Advisor and Investor
  • Jason Johangtes, Director, Environmental, Health and Safety, Scotts Miracle Gro
  • Kent Kading, Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety, AECOM
  • Alex Milley, Director, Environmental, Health and Safety, Unified Grocers
  • Ken Ross, Vice President, Corporate EHS & Security, The HEICO Companies
  • Philippe Tesler, Co-Founder and CEO, Enablon North America

”EH&S leaders increasingly understand that digitizing their processes is one the best ways to improve performance on metrics for safety, environment and workers’ health. The Verdantix Summit helps corporate EH&S managers advance their information management strategies by sharing best practice advice and establishing new connections with a wide range of industry experts,” stated David Metcalfe, Verdantix CEO.

The prestigious Verdantix EH&S Information Management Awards, highlighting the most successful corporate and public sector projects using information management technologies to improve EH&S metrics and overall business performance, will also be presented at a gala dinner during the Summit. Recipients from eight industry categories -- city & state, hospitals & universities, manufacturing, mining & basic resources, oil & gas, pharma & healthcare, transport, and power & water utilities -- will be awarded at the dinner, sponsored by IHS, will be held on the evening of Tuesday, May 17 at the Palmer House.

The full event line-up and agenda can be viewed on verdantixsummit-ehs.com/na. Keep up to date with the event and EH&S stories hitting the headlines on Twitter @Verdantix or join the conversation using hashtag #VerdantixEHS.

Register for the Summit

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About Verdantix (www.verdantix.com)

Verdantix is an independent research and consulting firm with expertise in EH&S, energy and sustainability markets. Through our research and advisory services, we help corporate managers, investors, technology executives and services firm leaders to make robust, fact-based decisions. We are committed to delivering objective, timely and accurate analysis to help our clients succeed.

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