2017 EHS and Sustainability Software and Data Management Conference

More than just Demos!


A program designed to meet the needs of both software buyers and software optimizers.


With specialized tracks for EHS teams who are going through the software selection and implementation process and those looking to optimize the use of their current system, NAEM’s 2017 Software and Data Management provides tools and benchmarking for wherever you are in your software journey.



Select & Implement


Optimize & Streamline


Selection Workshop
(New for 2017)

  • 25 user-led demos (no sales pitches!)
  • Keys to implementation success
  • Cloud vs. SaaS
  • Making the business case for software
  • Get your data out of data jail
  • Build better metrics
  • Optimize your system for better compliance tracking
  • Improve user engagement
  • Assess your organizational readiness
  • Map out a timeline
  • Create a strategic plan
  • Outline your vendor requirements


Monday, March 6, 2017

1:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Software Selection Workshop

New this year, and strongly recommended for anyone in the market for a software system, this workshop will set the stage for the rest of the conference by giving you tools to maximize your time on Tuesday and Wednesday.


This workshop will provide immediate value to you by:

  • Catapulting you into the buying process
  • Ensure that you will have focused and valuable conversations with vendors/sponsors
  • Help you gain a deeper understanding and knowledge at the data management issue focused sessions
  • Equip you to develop a well-managed and effective selection process


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Demos and Sessions (To be announced)


Wednesday March 8, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Demos and Sessions (To be announced)


Program Topics


The program will help you plan for and optimize your software performance in these program areas and more:


  • Auditing
  • Incident and illness tracking
  • Materiality
  • Management of change
  • Metrics management
  • Sustainability reporting
  • GHG tracking
  • Lifecycle assessments
  • Regulatory tracking and updates
  • Mobile functionality
  • Structuring your IT system
  • Risk Management
  • MIS lifecycles

Do you have a case study or best practice to share? Call for Presentation Abstracts coming soon!


NAEM will soon be accepting presentation abstracts for 12 sessions featuring a client or end software user who will describe how s/he addressed an EHS or Sustainability challenge with the help of a software product. If you are interested in submitting a presentation abstract, please fill in and return the attached abstract submission form.


Contact NAEM Program Director Mike Mahanna at (202) 986-6616 or mike@naem.org to talk more about how you can get involved in the 2017 EHS and Sustainability Software and Data Management Conference or if you have any questions regarding the abstract submissions.

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The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability. As the largest professional community for EHS and sustainability decision-makers, we provide peer-led educational conferences and an active network for sharing solutions to today's corporate EHS and sustainability management challenges. Visit NAEM online at www.naem.org.

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