SPF Americas hosts a value-packed program split into eight tracks that cover the hottest topics in EHS, Risk Management and Sustainability. The program is designed to help you address industry challenges and make the most of your time at the event. Each of the eight topic-focused tracks are composed of case studies, issues & trends, and live demos of the Enablon solutions.

SPF Americas allows you to customize your experience. You can follow one track for the entire conference or hop around to specific sessions that are the most interesting to you.

Keep a lookout for our 2019 program. It is currently in the works and will be announced soon

Last Year’s Conference Program

 Keynotes    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Compliance Management     Health & Safety    Evaluate, Select & Launch – Prospective Customers    Innovation & Technology     Demo Corners     > Legend description

Tuesday, June 19    Wednesday, June 20

8:00AM – 9:00AM — REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Registration & Breakfast
  • Registration begins at 8:00AM
  • Breakfast will be served from 8:00AM to 8:45AM
  • Meet and network with the Enablon Community
  • Stop by our partner booths to learn from their expertise

9:00AM – 10:45AM — KEYNOTE

Enablon Keynote: Connecting the Dots
How do you leverage technology to stay compliant, become more sustainable and drive operational excellence? Executive members of the Enablon crew and their guests will answer this question and discuss how the Enablon Corporate vision and strategy enhance customer success. The session will showcase the latest exciting capabilities, initiatives and services offered by Enablon to help you succeed through the right combination of people, processes and technology.

Speakers:
Chris Joseph, Chief Executive Officer, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Taylor Allis, Vice President of Product, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Noelle Harvey, Director Product Management, EMEA, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

10:45AM – 11:15AM — NETWORKING BREAK

Networking Break
  • Coffee break
  • Network with attendees, conference sponsors, and the Enablon Community for coffee and conversation
  • Stop by our partner booths to learn from the experts who know best

11:15AM – 12:15PM — KEYNOTE

Leading Change In A Fast-Paced Environment
Alison Levine has climbed the highest peak on every continent, served as the team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, and skied across the Arctic Circle to the geographic North Pole. She is the author of On the Edge and the executive producer of a documentary, The Glass Ceiling. Alison will share how to overcome challenges and obstacles at our companies and in the market.

Speakers: 
Alison Levine, First American Women’s Everest Expedition Team Captain & New York Times Bestselling Author

12:15PM – 1:30PM — Lunch  |  Demos On The Fly

1:45PM – 2:15PM — Breakout Sessions: Trends & Best Practices

TRENDS & BEST PRACTICES: Reporting and Analytics
In this session you will learn about issues, trends, and best practices when using Enablon reporting tools as well as how other clients are using Enablon data within their organizations. Learn how to articulate each piece of the puzzle efficiently, and how all of these will help you succeed with your analytics strategy.

Speakers:
Daniel Sakrisson, Digital Solutions Services Lead, Golder

TRENDS & BEST PRACTICES: Best Practices for Global EHS Regulatory Compliance Management – How to Address Some Common Challenges
In this presentation we will look at 6 specific challenges when it comes to managing compliance with EHS laws and regulations around the world. For each challenge we will look at some examples of best-practice that we have witnessed across multinational organizations. Specifically, the challenges we will examine are:
– How to best meet the needs of ISO Management Systems (Legal registers) and Corporate Compliance Audit/Verification demands
– How to roll out a global EHS regulatory compliance program across multiple locations?
– How to know which laws and requirements apply to your organization (e.g. in each country or site-level operation; or in your office, warehouse, or manufacturing locations)
– How to stay on top of regulatory change?
– How to use compliance management data (what compliance metrics make the most sense)?
– How to integrate your EHS regulatory compliance program into your Enablon platform.

Speakers:
Andy Giffen, Business Relations Manager, Enhesa

TRENDS & BEST PRACTICES: Driving User Adoption Through Focus on End User - Lessons From Daimler
Hear from EY and Daimler on how they successfully engaged their end users, focusing on simplification and usage of smart cards, to engage workforce and achieve significant increase in reported inputs.

Speakers:
Angie Chen, IT Project Manager, Daimler Trucks North America
Derek Pryzbylo, Senior Manager, EHS and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Selecting The Right Enterprise Software
Steve Bolton, joins us from Verdantix, one of the largest independent research firms, to provide an objective overview on how to select the right enterprise software for your organization.

The selection of an integrated platform to manage your sustainability, EHS and operational risk management programs is a corporate engagement, and such a decision will have a long-term impact on your company’s processes and performance. To ensure a successful selection that will meet your company’s requirements, there are crucial steps to follow when choosing a software technology and set the right evaluation criteria.

During this session, you will learn about best practices for successfully selecting a software solution that will help you save time and money.

Key takeaways:

• How to plan your software selection strategy in a timely manner
• How to define your requirements, and set the right expectations during the process
• How to benchmark vendors & gather feedback from your peers
• How to make the right choice and involve the appropriate Stakeholders

Speakers: 
Steve Bolton, Research Director, Verdantix

ENABLON TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW: The Next Generation of The Enablon Platform
Mobile, Big Data, Analytics, AI, AR/VR, Wearables, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud…Opportunities for both innovation and disruption in the operational, EHS and GRC landscape are numerous.

Join us to learn how Enablon envisions the evolution of its SaaS Platform and Infrastructure to ensure operational efficiency and to capitalize on these technology advancements. Discover how your business can benefit from our deep and broad enterprise-class technology roadmap.

Speakers:
Geoffrey Janvier, Vice President Engineering, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Fabien Goulamhoussen, Platform Product Manager, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

2:20PM – 3:20PM — Breakout Sessions: Live Demos

LIVE DEMO: Solve Your BI Challenges with Enablon Analytics Tools & Data Services
Data Analytics Is The Core Of The Enterprise” – and companies need technology they can rely on, to derive truth and insight from the data they collect. In this world of Big Data, enterprise-class softwares like Enablon have a duty to efficiently assist their users making data-driven, meaningful decision.

We will focus this session on demonstrating the wide range of inhouse data-mining capabilities our software currently offers, alongside with new data-services, which together will help you solve your day-to-day BI challenges.

This session aims to provide data analysts and reporting managers with hands-on tips to efficiently leverage Enablon’s BI capabilities, and build a solid stack of analytics to rely on.

Speakers:
Martin Vauthier, Senior Product Manager, Analytics & Machine Learning, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

LIVE DEMO: Proactive Compliance: Unlocking Efficiencies in Audit & Compliance Management
Experience a live demo of Enablon 8 in a typical Regulatory Compliance Management context, focusing on the new available features.  We will also provide highlights on the upcoming roadmap enhancements.

Featured Solutions: Compliance Mgmt, Audit Mgmt (including Inspection Mgmt), Policy Mgmt, Regulatory Content, Audit and Inspection Mobile Apps

Speakers:
Heather Ingraham, Senior Manager Product – North America, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Alex Truong, Product Manager – Audit & Compliance, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Brenda Pineau, Pre-Sales Solutions Engineer, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

LIVE DEMO: Integrating Safety: How to Develop and Integrate Learnings from Incidents into Your Safety Management System
Experience a live demo of practical use cases for managing health and safety risks to achieve safe operations and ensure your workforce is fit for work.

Featured Products: Incident Management, TapRoot / Root Cause Analysis, Enablon Go Mobility Apps (GoSafety and GoInspect), Job Safety (JSA/JHA), Management of Change, eOSHA submission and Juno.

Speakers:
David Rocha, Senior Product Manager, Safe Operations and Fit For Work, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Barbara Carr, Editorial Director, System Improvements, Inc., TapRooT®

Maximizing User Adoption Through UX
Didier is passionate about all things UX and will show How and Why Enablon is ranked #1 in user experience.

This session will cast light on the latest strategy and developments in Enablon’s user experience toward
immediate user adoption. We will inform you about concepts, designs and user experience guidelines to help you define your path towards a successful change.

An intuitive user experience is not just about aesthetics and making things beautiful. It is also about helping companies save valuable time and money. If you are in the process of evaluating software, be sure to provide a high level of importance to the user experience aspect of the vendor’s solution. This will help you avoid unnecessary hardships, delays and costs that undermine the ROI and add to the TCO of the software.

Key takeaways:
• Accelerated User Adoption Throughout the Enterprise • Better Scalability
• Lower Ongoing Training Costs • Cost-Effective Upgrades • Cost-Effective Implementation

Speakers:
Didier Tisseyre, UX Director, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

Innovation Labs: Building the Future Together with New Technologies
Join the innovation journey and learn how Enablon is building for the future. We will cover cutting edge technologies such as IoT, Drones, and Machine Learning. These technologies will be game changers for global enterprises and we will demonstrate their uses for organizations in our innovation lab.

We will show live demos of current projects such as:
– Remote inspections with drones
– Image recognition and machine learning
– Predictive maintenance with IoT sensors
– Indoor location tracking with Beacons
And more!

Discover how your organizations may already be using these technologies on site, and how Enablon can contribute to your innovation journey.

Speakers:
Josh Kaplan, Senior Product Manager, Innovation Labs, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Vincent Mihalik, Director, Industrial Internet of Things Strategy, Jacobs

3:20PM – 4:00PM — Networking Break

4:00PM – 4:50PM — Breakout Sessions: Customer Case Studies

CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Reviewing Successful Analytics Strategy Deployments: Deliver Better Analytics Faster with Less Effort
Experience a best-in-class American food and beverage manufacturing company’s journey towards optimizing their analytics strategy, implementing Enablon Metrics, and increasing user engagement and data completeness all while saving time and resources.

Speakers:
Steve Walker, Manager, Environmental Sustainability, The J.M. Smucker Company

CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Two Customer Journeys from Planning to Results Utilizing Enablon’s Compliance, Audit and Inspection Solutions
Hear directly from an energy leader the best practices utilized early in the process for software planning and getting the project off the ground and their future plans with Enablon, and then learn how a Fortune 500 transportation company successfully implemented Enablon into their existing Safety Management System and the invaluable lessons learned along the way.

Speakers:
Elizabeth Watterworth, Regulatory Analyst – Compliance & Environment, Nexen Energy
Brandon Folck, Director, Safety Standards, Safety, Health, & Security, Ryder System, Inc.

CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Health and Safety Best Practices With Enablon Customers
Learn how Mars Wrigley Confectionery expanded the scope of their Incident Reporting to use the Go Safety App with their Field Sales teams.

This customer will describe the challenges they experienced in rolling out a mobile safety program and share how they overcame those challenges to drive proactive safety management in a high-risk business area. They will also talk about their future plans for global use of the app in different languages.

Speakers:
Mya Blanshard, Field Operations Leader, Demand Health & Safety, Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Peter Tinkham, Senior Management Consultant, Arcadis

Case Study and Executive Q&A
Enablon’s solutions are used in more than 160 countries by the world’s leading companies in all sectors.

Hear AptarGroup share their case study on how they evaluated, selected & launched Enablon. Afterwards, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a roundtable Q&A discussion with Enablon Executives. Chris Joseph, CEO of Enablon, will lead the Q&A session and wrap up with closing remarks.

Speakers:
Beth Holland, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability, AptarGroup
Adolfo Venegas, Director, Business Process Integration Management, AptarGroup
Chris Jos
eph, CEO, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

From Product Experience to Product Love
This session will cast light on the latest strategy and developments in Enablon’s user experience toward immediate user adoption. We will inform you about concepts, designs and user experience guidelines to help you define your path toward a successful change. It will feature a demonstration of Enablon Onboard™ that will provide insights and examples on how to lead that change.

Speakers:
Didier Tisseyre, UX Director, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

5:00PM – 5:30PM — Transportation To Evening Activities

5:30PM – 9:30PM — Cocktail Reception, Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner (Harris Theatre)

9:30PM – LATE — After Party (Harris Theatre)

Tuesday, June 19    Wednesday, June 20

 Keynote     Product Compliance & Stewardship      Environmental Management      Integrated Risk Management 
 Innovation & Technology    Trainings     > Legend description

8:00AM – 8:45AM — Registration & Breakfast

Registration & Breakfast
  • Registration begins at 8:00AM
  • Breakfast will be served from 8:00AM to 8:45AM
  • Meet and network with the Enablon Community
  • Stop by our partner booths to learn from their expertise

8:45AM – 9:30AM — Keynote

Enablon 8 Update
Enablon 8 is the leading platform in the market. Discover the many new functionalities and technology improvements, and the state-of-the-art UX helping customers to be more efficient and effective.

Speakers:
Caitlin Bergman, Suite Product Manager, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Geoffrey Janvier, Vice President Engineering, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

9:30AM – 10:15AM — Keynote

Partners Insights: EHS Technology: Past, Present & Future
How Technology has shaped EHS and what are the opportunities ahead for EHS professionals

Speakers:
Vijay Gudivaka, Senior Vice President and Global Director, Information Driven Performance, Arcadis

Enablon 8: Customer Impact from a Partner Perspective

Speakers:
JR VanOrder, Digital Solutions Practice Leader, Golder
Howard Joyce, EVP, Global Solution Delivery & Partners, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

Future Technology Innovation & Enablon

Speakers:
Vincent Mihalik, Director, Industrial Internet of Things, Jacobs
Josh Kaplan, Innovation Lab, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

10:15AM – 10:45AM — Networking Break

10:45AM – 11:15AM — Breakout Sessions: Trends & Best Practices

TRENDS & BEST PRACTICES: Chemical Management Pathway to Excellence
Learn from a chemical management expert about the most effective way to start a chemical management program. This includes going beyond compliance, and utilizing best practices to manage chemicals in a more proactive manner. In addition, they will share true innovation and process improvement by using the data from your chemical management system.

Speakers:
Matt Adams, Senior Solutions Engineer, SiteHawk

TRENDS & BEST PRACTICES: Leading The Market With Robust Environmental Compliance Solutions
A company’s ability to manage its environmental impact and regulatory obligations greatly influences its future sustainability. Learn how companies can measure, report, control and reduce their environmental impacts with Enablon’s global platform.

Speakers:
Chris Starrick, Management Consultant, Arcadis

TRENDS & BEST PRACTICES: Managing Intergrated Risk Management with One of the Industry’s Broadest Integrated Risk Platforms
Learn how the Enablon platform enables companies to deliver an advanced management view of risk indicators by leveraging data from our diverse range of applications.

Speakers:
Johannes Swanepoel, Partner, Standard Model Partners
Petrina Torgerson, Senior Sustainability Analyst, Goldcorp
Phil Casey, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Goldcorp

Unlock Your Data’s Potential: How AI & Machine Learning Can Help You Get the Most Out of Your EHS data
New technologies unlock new ways to collect, consume, and leverage your data. While switching from lagging to leading, from reactive to pro-active can seem like a lot of efforts, enterprise-class softwares have a duty to accompany businesses who rely on them through this change. Standing on the brink of the 4th industrial revolution, AI is already everywhere around us: let’s review together the new options it brings to the table, and what you can start doing soon as tomorrow with your EHS data.

Speakers:
Martin Vauthier, Senior Product Manager, Analytics & Machine Learning, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

11:20AM – 12:50PM — Breakout Sessions: Live Demos & Customer Case Studies

LIVE DEMO & CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Improve the Compliance of Materials & Products in the Manufacturing Process and Throughout Supply-Chain
This demo and case study session will highlight the following strengths of the Enablon Platform for ensuring product stewardship compliance and improve collaboration with suppliers.

Session Highlights:
– How to efficiently manage your material database with access to SDSs
– Improve Quality & Compliance of Materials & Products in the manufacturing process & throughout the supply-chain

Featured Products: Chemical & Substance Inventory Mgmt (incl. SDS), Product Compliance & Stewardship, Supplier Mgmt.

Speakers:
Alan L. Johnson – Director of Strategic Alliances Global Business Development, Verisk 3E
Leah Cartwright – Sr. Solutions Engineer, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Julien Ter Schiphorst – Global PMO Manager, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

LIVE DEMO & CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: A Guided Tour of Asset-Based Environmental Compliance With Customer Examples And Case Studies
In the case study, learn how ONEOK moved from a pen-and-paper process for waste management to a single source of record with Enablon’s Waste Management application. Courtney Hall will share best practices, training and user adoption methods, and lessons learned from their Enablon implementation.

The environmental compliance programs at your facilities begin and end with assets and equipment. Shouldn’t Enablon’s environmental user journey begin and end the same way? Through this live demo session, learn how Enablon has progressed towards becoming an asset-centric solution in order to provide a more intuitive environmental compliance solution for your end users.

Speakers:
Kyle Schiber, Product Manager, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

LIVE DEMO & CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Strengthen Your Organisation’s Risk Assurance and Control Monitoring with Integrated Risk Management and Integrated Audits
During this session, you will see a demo of practical use cases for driving integrated risk, controls and audit management to provide assurance in organizations. You will also learn how customers are achieving assurance through the power and flexibility of Enablon’s products.

Speakers:
Taze Young, Product Manager – Risk Management and Assurance, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon
Johannes Swanepoel, Partner, Standard Model Partners
Aymie Rondeau, Manager, Internal Controls, Shaw Communications Inc.
Biyi Adeniran, Director Technology Risk Governance, Shaw Communications Inc.

Ensure GDPR Compliance & Application Security
Security is the #1 priority for enterprise applications, especially with new regulations emerging like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Speakers:
Caroline Cordier, Vice President of Platform and Information Systems, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

12:50PM – 1:50PM — Lunch

1:50PM – 2:50PM — Training Sessions

Health & Safety Analysis Tools
Explore some of the analysis tools found in Enablon’s Health & Safety application

  • Job Hazards Analysis
  • Safety Observations
  • Industrial Hygiene

Speakers:
Tom Barr, Knowledge Manager, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

Air Quality
Understand how to use the Enablon Air Quality module (AQS).

  • Structure of inventory in AQS
  • Tracking emissions activity from that inventory
  • Follow up on data gathered
  • Review standard report templates

Speakers:
Idalfri, Subject Matter Expert, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

Factories
Discover the Enablon Factories modules:

  • Create rules to direct end user behavior or send alerts of system activity
  • Update forms by adding or editing fields and sections
  • Change workflow processes for data validation

Speakers:
Tom Gautschi, Training Specialist, Enablon

User Engagement In V8
Promote user engagement in Enablon version 8

  • Highlight new features in v8 that support end users and generate excitement
  • Blueprint for structuring end user training and learning content
  • Mechanisms to drive user adoption

Speakers:
Mike Staffeldt, Global Manager of Knowledge Management, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

2:50PM – 3:10PM — Refreshment Break

3:10PM – 4:20PM — Interactive Training Sessions

Health & Safety Analysis Tools
Bring your laptop and take part in this hands-on learning session and explore some of the analysis tools found in Enablon’s Health & Safety application

  • Job Hazards Analysis
  • Safety Observations
  • Industrial Hygiene

Speakers:
Tom Barr, Knowledge Manager, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

Air Quality
Bring your laptop, and take part in this hands-on learning session and understand how to use the Enablon Air Quality module (AQS).

  • Structure of inventory in AQS
  • Tracking emissions activity from that inventory
  • Follow up on data gathered
  • Review standard report templates

Speakers:
Idalfri, Subject Matter Expert, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

Factories
Bring your laptop and discover the Enablon Factories modules:

  • Create rules to direct end user behavior or send alerts of system activity
  • Update forms by adding or editing fields and sections
  • Change workflow processes for data validation

Speakers:
Tom Gautschi, Training Specialist, Wolters Kluwer | Enablon

4:20PM — End of the Event

Legend description

 Keynotes  : Inspiring sessions with guest speakers and Enablon executives.

 Business Intelligence & Analytics  : Leverage EHS Data to Gain Competitive Advantage, Improve Decision-Making and Transform your Business {Featured Solutions: Featured Solutions: Report Factory/Report Builder, Report Designer, oData, BI tools, Prescriptive & Predictive Analytics.

 Compliance Management  : Proactively drive Compliance Assurance across your company via Regulatory and Company Content integrated with Assessment Programs, Task Management and Performance Reporting {Featured Solutions: Compliance Mgmt, Audit Mgmt (including Inspection Mgmt), Policy Mgmt, Regulatory Content, Document Control, Audit and Inspection Mobile Apps}.

 Health & Safety  : Ensure Safety of Workers, Assets & the Community {Featured Solutions: Incident Management, TapRoot / Root Cause Analysis, Enablon Go Mobility Apps (GoSafety and GoInspect), Job Safety (JSA/JHA), Management of Change, eOSHA submission and Juno}.

 Evaluate, Select & Launch – Prospective Customers  : Learn how to demonstrate the return on investment of a technology solution based on expected operational & performance improvements, and how to effectively build a business case when selecting best-fit enterprise software {Featured Topics: Return on Investment, Business Case Writing, Technology Selection Process, Key Enterprise Software Attributes}

 Innovation & Technology   : Digital transformation is on all CEOs agenda. Global enterprise winners need to act now, and build a strategic plan to take a strong competitive advantage {Featured Topics: User Experience, User Onboarding, IoT, Wearables, Augmented Reality/Vitual Reality, Drones, Mobility}.

 Product Compliance & Stewardship  : Improve the Quality & Compliance of Materials & Products in the manufacturing process & throughout the supply-chain {Featured Solutions: Chemical & Substance Inventory Mgmt (incl. SDS), Product Compliance & Stewardship, Supplier Mgmt}.

 Environmental Management  : Centralize your Environmental Data to Ensure Data Quality and Visibility, and Streamline Compliance Reporting {Featured Solutions: Air Compliance, Water Management, Waste Management}.

 Integrated Risk Management  : Successfully Implement Integrated Risk Management in order to Achieve your Business Objectives {Featured Solutions: Risk Management, Internal Control, Audit Management}.

 Demo Corners   : 10-15 mins presentations of new products & features by Enablon’s Software Architects, Product Managers and Technology Partners.

 Trainings  : Discovery sessions of key software solutions animated by Enablon’s Knowledge Management team.