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Sessions marked with a [V] are included in the Stewardship Virtual Conference.

Monday, May 23

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
AIHce Opening General Session: The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership and High Stakes Innovation [V] Adam Steltzner
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Stewardship Opening Keynote: Product Stewardship: A Valued Business Partner [V] Elissa Sterry
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Driving Product Stewardship with a Solid Product Compliance Framework [V] Tord Dennis
Les Porter
Using Information from Customers and Competitors to Drive Product Design Decisions John Ortiz
Product Stewardship Program Management Post-Divestment Sarah Medearis
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
TSCA: Legislative and Regulatory Updates – 2016 [V] John Kowalski
Product Liability for Product Stewards Frank Leone
Best Practices for Environmental Data Collection in the Supply Chain Tord Dennis
Les Porter
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
The Circular Economy: Positioning Your Business For Success [V] John Ortiz
The EU REACH 2018 Registration Deadline: Why You Should Act Now! Sandra Meijer
Maximizing Effectiveness: Integrating Product Stewardship into New Product Development Randy Deskin

Tuesday, May 24

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Measuring the Performance and Business Value of Product Stewardship [V] Robert Shimp
Kathy Brewer
Jeff Conklin
GHS Implementation in North America and Beyond: 2016 Status Update Denese Deeds
Maureen Ruskin
Amira Sultan
Stopping the Regulatory Madness or Protecting the People: A Professional Look at Impolite Debates Robert DeMott
Robert Skoglund
Gavin Thompson
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Risk Communication: It’s Not Just About the Facts [V] Laurie Gneiding
Scope and Process for Performing a Product Stewardship Audit Maryann Sanders
Cheri Kedrowski
Challenges Integrating Product Stewardship into a Medical Device Business Kathleen Hall
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Implementing Regulatory Supply Chain Management [V] Angela Wutz
Material Risk Analysis of Three Luxury Fibers Michael Andrew, MS, CIH, CSP, LEED AP
Attracting the Next Generation of Product Stewards Abbey Dahlgren
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Best Practices for Product & Chemical Compliance Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisition [V] Wayne Bergin
Using Product Stewardship to Positively Impact the Bottom Line Maryann Sanders
Mark Jackson
Combining Exposure, Health Effects, and Life Cycle Analysis in Alternatives Assessments Hans Plugge
Ann Mason
Erin Mulholland
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Product Stewardship Communications Down the Supply Chain [V] Peter Goossen
Management, Communication, and Governance of Global Product Stewardship Regulations and their Impact Bert Heirman
Andrea Rayner
Nanomaterials… No Small Product Stewardship Matter Lynn Bergeson
Linda Dell, MS
Renae Goldman
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Using the New ISO 14001 Standard to Strengthen your Product Stewardship Program [V] Kathy Brewer
Which Regulation Fits Where? Challenges and Solutions to Piecing the Regulatory Puzzle Together Kerrie Canavan

Wednesday, May 25

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Integrating Alternatives Assessment into Your Materials Compliance Strategy [V] Cory Robertson
Curtis Wray
Supporting Green Chemistry and Marketing through Effective Product Stewardship Actions Edwin Bisinger, Jr., PhD, DABT
Who’s Driving Here: Balancing Factors Impacting Product Stewardship Decision-Making Jonathan Nwagbaraocha
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Value Chain Outreach: Balancing Transparency, Sophisticated Product Evaluation, and Understanding Evaluation Tools [V] Kevin Mulvaney
Cynthia Mann
A Business Approach for an Effective Product Stewardship Structure Mitch Fonda
Creating Business Value Using the Full Understanding of a Company’s Product Portfolio Jim Fava, PhD
Doug Brown
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Stewardship Closing Session: Talent Management for the Evolving Product Stewardship Organization [V] Robert Shimp
Kara Sparks
Al Iannuzzi

Sessions marked with a [V] are included in the Stewardship Virtual Conference.