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OCTOBER 21-31

INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL (ICC)

Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

WHAT: The ICC Annual Conference includes educational programs covering the I-Codes, disaster response, leadership, new  technologies, sanitation and much more. Attendees can earn continuing education units for some courses.
WHERE: Richmond, Virginia.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Building safety professionals at all levels of their career who are tasked with safety and building sanitation including cleanliness, rubbish disposal, and rodent infestation.
For more information about the conference, visit www.iccsafe.org/conference.

OCTOBER 16 – 18

TRSA’s 105th Annual Conference & Exchange

WHAT: TRSA’s 105th Annual Conference & Exchange offers thoughtprovoking keynoters, breakout educational sessions and personal interaction with other commercial laundry industry leaders.
WHERE: The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa, California.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The conference will appeal to a wide range of linen, uniform and facility services industry professionals, including owner/operators, executives, directors, general, plant and purchasing managers, and other laundry-based department heads.
For more information, go to www.trsa.org.

SEPTEMBER 22-26

INTERNATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION (IOHA)

International Scientific Conference

WHAT: The 11th International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) International Scientific Conference offers a wide-ranging selection of sessions. This year’s theme is “Bringing Better Health to Workers Worldwide.” These learning experiences are designed to expand your expertise, explore new
topics and ideas, and strengthen your career. IOHA also features specialized pre-conference education, interactive sessions, technical tours, and other opportunities for you to amplify your career growth.
WHERE: Marriott Marquis Washington, Washington, DC
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Occupational hygiene professionals based around the world.
For more information, call The American Industrial Hygiene Association at, (703) 849-8888 or visit www.aiha.org.

AUGUST 3-5

ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICAL PLANT ADMINISTRATOR (APPA)

Annual Conference and Exhibition

WHAT: APPA 2018 is the platform for discussion, information sharing, networking, and much more! Join educational colleagues for this distinctive international event where we discover best practices used around the world from more than 100 presenters. These presenters are the profession’s most recognized, as well as the most talented educational facilities leaders representing facilities officers, directors and managers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico.
WHERE: Marriott Marquis Washington, Washington, DC
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Facilities officers, directors and managers charged with overseeing the day-to-day and long-term management of public and private buildings.
For more information, go to www.appa.org.

JULY 25 – 27

PENNSYLVANIA PROFESSIONAL RECYCLERS (PROP)

WHAT: Annual Recycling & Organics Conference, a three-day event where you can sharpen your skills, catch up on the latest trends and technology and connect with solid waste and recycling professionals that are based throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states.
WHERE: Best Western Premier, The Central Hotel & Conference Center, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Professional recyclers based throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
For more information, call (717) 441-6049 or go to https://prrp.memberclicks.net.

JULY 15-20

ASSOCIATION OF BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY (ABSA)

International

WHAT: Principles and practices of biosafety will introduce the essential
elements of biosafety and provide extensive resource lists for use after the course. Interactive exercises will be used throughout to provide hands-on experience and to encourage networking and problem-solving among participants and instructors.
WHERE: Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This course is designed for persons who are
entering the profession and those with up to three years’ experience in biosafety. It is also suitable for persons who supervise biosafety professionals and for those who will benefit from additional knowledge of biosafety as a complement to their primary responsibilities in the industrial and health care industries.
For more information, call (866) 425-1385 or email info@absa.org.

JULY 11

NATIONAL WASTE AND RECYCLING ASSOCIATION (NWRA)

WHAT: This professional development series is hosted by Sal Mastriani from Action Environmental. In addition to speakers, the event will also feature a roundtable identifying how NWRA can support your safety needs. NWRA will use this information to achieve its Strategic Safety Initiatives. These include removing the collection industry from the top 10 most dangerous occupations, reducing distracted driving incidents and finding collaboration opportunities to leverage safety efforts.
WHERE: Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe, Teaneck, New Jersey
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Professions in the waste and recycling industry who want to be on the cutting edge of industry developments.
For more information, contact www.wasterecycling.org.

JUNE 23-26

BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS ASSOCIATION (BOMA)

International Conference and Expo
WHAT: Your commercial real estate career is always in motion. You need to know what’s now and what’s next to stay ahead in a changing industry. The BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo is your big moment to learn, connect, grow and shine.
WHERE: Henry B. Gonzalez, Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Industry players who want to learn the latest
technology and innovative solutions, and those in the field who will benefit from prime networking time.
For more information go to www.bomaconvention.org.