Amidst the falling leaves and football games, take time to update your skills with a variety of education and training opportunities from the Indiana Chamber in October.
One of the leading events is the 2017 Indiana Environmental Conference on October 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis. The event takes place in partnership with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and is presented by Plews Shadley Racher & Braun, LLP.
Ellen Ketterson, Ph.D., Indiana University distinguished professor of biology, will give the opening keynote presentation on the university’s Grand Challenge initiative, a $55 million investment to help Hoosiers become prepared for environmental change.
IDEM attorneys Nancy King and Beth Admire will open the second day’s program by discussing the restoration of the Grand Calumet River. Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) and Jim McGoff of the Indiana Finance Authority will deliver an update on water legislation during a closing luncheon keynote presentation.
Breakout sessions on a variety of topics will take place both days; an expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23.
The Gold sponsor is Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Silver sponsors are Air Quality Services, Ice Miller LLP, Roberts Environmental Services, Taft Law and Trinity Consultants.
Register for the conference online or call (800) 824-6885.
Three other training opportunities focus on human resources and safety:
- 2017 Model Employee Policies Workshop on Oct. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Forklift Safety: Train the Trainer on Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
- OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Course on Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.