2024 Benchmark Gensuite
Customer Conference

May 14 - 16, 2024 | Northern Kentucky Convention Center
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Get ready for an unparalleled experience at the annual Benchmark Gensuite Customer Conference hosted at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center! As a valued member of the Benchmark Gensuite community, this is your exclusive invitation to immerse yourself in a dynamic blend of product updates, thought provoking EHS and Sustainability focused sessions led by industry experts and exciting networking events with peers.

Registration

Join us in person at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center! You’ll hear from an outstanding lineup of speakers and discover new ways to achieve next-level operational & business gains with powerful, lasting impact.

Hotel

We have secured the lowest hotel rates at the Cincinnati Marriott at Rivercenter Hotel. Just a skywalk away from conference activities!
Book your hotel reservations by April 15th

Partners

Partnering with Benchmark Gensuite at Impact 2024 gives your brand an opportunity to expand your reach and connect with key decision-makers. Choose from one of our sponsorship packages available first come-first serve.

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Scheduled Sessions

Training Day

Hands-on Training with Experts

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast & Registration

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Training & Workshop Sessions

Join this interactive session— designed for Site Leaders, Power Users, Organizational Leads, and new Business Administrators— to connect one-on-one with our Benchmark experts and learn how to best lead, support, and monitor your Benchmark deployment; as well as have the opportunity to network with other active users and site leaders to share insights, advice, and best practices! 

After this session, you’ll have the necessary tools to establish an action plan that will take your organization & functional initiatives to the next level.

Join our Benchmark Gensuite experts for a guided tour through our Core EHS modules. This unique, hands-on opportunity gives you insight on how to get the most out of each application and connect with your industry peers in deeper discussions. After this session, you will:

Understand how to get started in each of our Core EHS applications – ATS, I&M, Concern Reporting and Inspection Tool

Learn the ins and outs of key functionalities in each application

Learn about implementation strategies and Tip & Tricks

During this in-person session, Benchmark Experts for Dashboards & Analytics will take you on a deep dive into modifying reports, customizing report data, and customizing your report dashboard using Benchmark Analytics powered by Tableau!

NEW at the 2024 Impact Conference, learn how our robust suite of Benchmark Gensuite developed AI solutions (including Describe It AI, PSI AI, and Risk AI Advisor) and 3rd party integrated AI solutions (including Computer-Vision, Wearable Sensors from our technology partners such as Spark Cognition, 3motionAI, Intenseye, and ProtexAI) are revolutionizing Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS). Our Benchmark Gensuite experts will walk you through live demonstrations of these AI solutions and share the transformative impact they are having across the Benchmark Gensuite subscriber community by sharing real life case studies of these AI solutions in-action. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your EHS + Sustainability practices with Benchmark Gensuite cutting-edge!

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Devou Park Golf Course​

    • Breakfast, lunch, beverages, & transportation from hotel provided

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Devou Park Golf Course​

    • Breakfast, lunch, beverages, & transportation from hotel provided

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Concurrent Training & Workshop Sessions

Join this interactive session— designed for Site Leaders, Power Users, Organizational Leads, and new Business Administrators— to connect one-on-one with our Benchmark experts and learn how to best lead, support, and monitor your Benchmark deployment; as well as have the opportunity to network with other active users and site leaders to share insights, advice, and best practices!  

After this session, you’ll have the necessary tools to establish an action plan that will take your organization & functional initiatives to the next level.

Join our Benchmark Gensuite experts for a guided tour through our Core EHS modules. This unique, hands-on opportunity gives you insight on how to get the most out of each application and connect with your industry peers in deeper discussions. After this session, you will:

Understand how to get started in each of our Core EHS applications – ATS, I&M, Concern Reporting and Inspection Tool

Learn the ins and outs of key functionalities in each application

Learn about implementation strategies and Tip & Tricks

During this in-person session, Benchmark Experts for Dashboards & Analytics will take you on a deep dive into modifying reports, customizing report data, and customizing your report dashboard using Benchmark Analytics powered by Tableau!

Learn how you can leverage the Benchmark Sustainability & Disclosure Reporting solutions suite to manage your sustainability program from utility invoices to regulated & voluntary disclosures and everything in between. In this session, we will feature solution capabilities for calculating your environmental footprint, engaging your supply chain for Scope 3 and supplier sustainability initiatives, measuring sustainability improvement projects, tracking progress towards Net Zero and other targets, and disclosing ESG performance in alignment with various reporting frameworks.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Put your new skills and knowledge from the Tableau Editor & Designer session into action and join our Benchmark Gensuite Tableau Experts for a hands-on walkthrough of the process for creating the reports you and your company need to keep operations running smoothly. If you need help troubleshooting or advice on procedures or workflows, our Benchmark Gensuite team will be at your side the entire time, ready to help!

This session is only available to those who register for Tableau Editor & Designer at the 2024 Impact conference OR have completed online Benchmark Tableau Editor & Designer training course in the last two years. Available on a first come first serve basis.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Dinner

Strategic Day

Benchmarking With The Best In Class

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome & Kickoff

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

EHS, Operational Risk, Sustainability + Market Insights on Best-in-Class Digital Solutions

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

EHS & Operational Risk + Panel Discussion

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Sustainability + Panel Discussion

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Plenary Wrap & Plans for the Afternoon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Join this workshop to explore the latest innovations in EHS, Quality, and Security Incident Management. Discover how cutting-edge technologies are setting new industry standards and driving progress in incident management solutions. Workshop Highlights:

  • Uncover the most recent advancements that are shaping the future of incident management.
  • Learn about new features and functionalities that demonstrate our dedication to continuous improvement.
  • Gain insights into how we are addressing ever-changing landscape of compliance requirements, including OSHA’s latest reporting mandates.
  • Hear from an experienced subscriber who will share their real-world experiences with our Incident Management tools.
  • Participate in an interactive session to brainstorm, review prototypes, and share your inputs and feedback on AI for Incident Management and Occupational Health.
  • This workshop will leave you with actionable knowledge and motivation for enhancing your digital solution for Incident Management.

Featured Speaker: Helen Harris, Health & Safety Center of Excellence (CoE) Leader, Westrock.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead in your field. Register now to secure your spot at this essential event for forward-thinking professionals.

Join us for a compelling session focused on the forefront of regulatory compliance advancements and best practices.

Session Highlights:

  • Dive into the latest developments that are defining the future of regulatory compliance.
  • Get acquainted with the most recent features and functionalities of Reg Auditor and Inspection Tool applications.
  • Be among the first to witness our new feature designed to enhance your internal audit processes.
  • Listen to an esteemed customer speaker recount their journey and successes with our Inspection Tool in managing routine inspections.
  • Peek into the future of these sophisticated tools and see what’s on the horizon.
  • Engage in a session dedicated to uncovering how artificial intelligence could transform auditing and inspection practices.
  • This session is essential for those looking to boost their strategies through technological empowerment—expect to depart with valuable insights and renewed inspiration.

Featured Speaker: Traci Nicholson, Sr. HSE Representative, Eli Lilly.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to elevate your professional approach. Register now for an invaluable experience that will leave you equipped with practical knowledge for technological integration in compliance management.

Be a part of an insightful symposium dedicated to the latest trends and developments in Quality Management, with a special emphasis on our Root Cause Management workflow that employs the 8D Problem Solving methodology.

Session Highlights:

  • Review contemporary progressions in Quality Management that are setting new benchmarks in the industry.
  • Delve into our structured approach for Root Cause Management built on proven 8D principles.
  • Trace the journey of Benchmark Gensuite’s Quality Management system, highlighting Continuous Improvement, Corrective Action Tracking, and Complaint/Quality Issue Management.
  • Receive invaluable knowledge from a distinguished Benchmark Gensuite Champion who will share their practical experiences.
  • Explore the current integration of generative AI within our Quality applications and its impact on enhancing quality processes.
  • Join Quality leaders to envision and shape the potential incorporation of generative AI into future quality management processes.

Featured Speaker: Nathalie Ruelle, HHC Global Quaility and Sustainability Director, H.B.Fuller.

This symposium is an essential convergence for professionals seeking to refine their quality management practices through innovation. Secure your participation now and be prepared to leave with strategic insights that will propel your quality initiatives forward.

Join us for a crucial session that addresses the escalating imperatives of sustainability within the dynamic sphere of modern business. Organizations are currently intensifying their efforts in sustainability, contending with the dual complexities of handling an expanding array of data points and engaging a diverse group of stakeholders. This is compounded by the heightened demand for comprehensive sustainability reporting.

In this session, we will thoroughly examine how companies can adeptly steer through these challenges by harnessing digital innovation, with a particular emphasis on Artificial Intelligence (AI). We are eager to demonstrate the integration of operational efficiency, supplier engagement, and product sustainability into a cohesive framework that captures the essence of sustainable performance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the increasing complexity in managing sustainability data and stakeholder engagement.
  • Learn how digital innovations and AI can streamline your company’s sustainability initiatives.
  • Discover strategies for integrating operational processes, supply chain management, and product development into a unified sustainable performance model.
  • Equip yourself with knowledge about state-of-the-art tools that will revolutionize your approach to achieving sustainability goals.

Featured Speakers:
Lauren Boss, Associate Sustainability Anaylst, GAF.
Deb Krajicek, Director of Sustainability, The Anderson’s.

This session is designed for those ready to embrace technological advancements in their pursuit of sustainability. Secure your place today to transform your organization’s sustainable performance through innovative solutions.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Join us for a comprehensive presentation on the cutting-edge practices in contractor management, with an emphasis on risk mitigation, control over work processes, and aligning safety priorities. We will discuss the necessity of a unified approach that integrates contractor pre-qualification with performance tracking to create a continuous and cohesive process from the procurement stage to the management of contractors on-site.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Learn how to minimize potential risks associated with contractor management.
  • Discover methods to maintain control over various work processes involving contractors.
  • Understand how to effectively align safety priorities between your organization and contracted firms.
  • Explore systems that integrate pre-qualification steps with ongoing performance assessments to manage contractor activities efficiently.
  • Hear directly from an esteemed consumer speaker sharing their experiences and narrative on Contractor Manager.
  • Engage in discussions about how artificial intelligence is transforming Contractor Management processes, making them more efficient and effective.

This session is essential for professionals looking to enhance their contractor management strategies through technology-driven solutions. Attendees will leave with actionable insights and innovative approaches to apply within their organizations.

Featured Speaker: [To be announced]

Ensure your spot at this pivotal session where you will learn from industry leaders about integrating advanced technologies into your contractor management protocols. Register now to be part of this critical conversation.

Discover how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the field of workplace ergonomics. In this session, we will delve into the most recent advancements of Benchmark’s Ergonomic Evaluator application. We will examine its capacity to digitize and standardize ergonomic programs within organizations and share customer success stories about piloting the solution with advanced computer vision AI on various platforms.

Session Highlights:

  • Open access functionality that allows employees across your organization to complete ergonomic self-evaluations using a standardized assessment checklist.
  • Explore practical applications that employ AI to improve ergonomic assessments on both desktop and mobile devices.
  • Hear firsthand accounts of how customers have successfully integrated these AI capabilities into their operations.
  • Gain valuable insights on implementing these technological solutions in your workplace, optimizing health, productivity, and reducing musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risks.
  • Learn about integrating these advancements effortlessly with the Benchmark Gensuite platform for a healthier workplace environment.
  • This session is designed for forward-thinking professionals eager to incorporate digital innovations into their health and safety practices. Attendees can expect to leave with practical strategies for adopting cutting-edge AI solutions in their audits and inspections.

Featured Speakers: 
Mike Malchitsky, Senior Manager, EHSS Coroporate Programs, Boston Beer.
Tony Salvadore, Global Health and Safety Director, Corning.
Reed Hanoun, Chief Executive Officer, 3MotionAI.

Join us for an opportunity to stay ahead of the curve in workplace health management by harnessing the power of AI. Register now to ensure you are part of this pivotal conversation.

Join us for an in-depth dialogue on the complexities and dynamic nature of disclosure reporting and request management. As we navigate through a landscape marked by evolving regulations, such as the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and Business Responsibility and Sustainability Report (BRSR), along with heightened stakeholder scrutiny, it’s crucial to stay ahead with efficient reporting strategies.

In this session, we will introduce Benchmark Gensuite’s cutting-edge solutions tailored for simplifying your disclosure reporting processes. Experience how our tools adeptly manage multifaceted data sets, adapt to ongoing regulatory updates, and address demanding reporting obligations.

Key Session Features:

  • Learn about Benchmark Gensuite’s innovative tools designed to enhance your disclosure reporting workflow.
  • Gain insights from a Benchmark Gensuite Champion who will share their experiences with Disclosure Reporting within their market.
  • Explore the capabilities of our Disclosure Director and Responsio tools in action.
  • Peek into our future plans for product development to keep you at the forefront of disclosure management.
  • Participate in an engaging brainstorming session on how artificial intelligence can be harnessed to achieve more precise and time-efficient disclosures.

Featured Speaker: [To be announced]

This comprehensive discussion is essential for professionals seeking to refine their approach to sustainability and compliance reporting. Secure your spot now, and prepare to walk away with a wealth of knowledge that will empower you to transform your organization’s disclosure processes.

Join us for an instructive session designed to navigate the evolution from mere permit management to integrating compliance seamlessly into your environmental operations. This session will empower you to transform permits into operational frameworks and elevate compliance to a strategic level, suitable for businesses of all sizes.

Session Insights:

  • Understand how to utilize permits not just as regulatory necessities but as guidelines for daily operations.
  • Learn how to shift from ticking off compliance tasks to leveraging them for competitive advantage.
  • Hear directly from a Benchmark Gensuite Champion about their journey in optimizing compliance programs and the advantages gained through automation in reporting and efficiency.
  • Explore the practical uses of our advanced tools—”Airlog,” “Waste Tracker,” “Water Watch,” “ODS Sentinel,” and “Permit Manager.”
  • Engage in a discussion on how artificial intelligence is poised to transform traditional auditing and inspection practices.
  • This session is crucial for professionals determined to modernize their environmental strategies with the latest technological advancements—anticipate leaving with actionable insights and innovative ideas.

Featured Speakers:
Jerry Nappi, EHS Manager, Parker Hannifin.
John Novotny, Director – Environmental compliance & Control, Corning.
Bob Kahle, VP – Global Water Engineering Services, SES.

Ensure your place in this vital discussion that promises not only to inform but also inspire your approach towards environmental compliance management. Register now for a session that promises strategic transformation.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

AI Report Out

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workshop Day

Shaping What Comes Next

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Work with like-minded, performance driven peers, partners, and Benchmark Gensuite experts to shape the next generation of digital solutions for EHS, Sustainability & Ops Risk

Innovation Idea Session will include:

    • Incident Management & Occ Health
    • Auditing & Inspection Management
    • Quality Management
    • Operational, Supplier & Product Sustainability Mgmt

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Work with like-minded, performance driven peers, partners, and Benchmark Gensuite experts to shape the next generation of digital solutions for EHS, Sustainability & Ops Risk

Innovation Idea Session will include:

    • Contractor Management
    • Ergonomics
    • Disclosure Reporting & Request Management
    • Environmental and Permit Compliance

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Report Outs

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

One-on-One Business Meetings

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Meet Our Speakers

R Mukund

CEO & Founder

Donovan Hornsby

Chief Market Strategy Officer

Natasha Porter

Chief Customer Officer

Vijay Alluru

Chief Product Operations Officer

Naveen GV

Corporate Officer & Managing Director, AAPAC

Matthew Bayuk

Chief Platform & Systems Officer

Amanda Petzinger

Associate VP, Sustainability/ESG Digital Solutions

Doug Martin

SVP, Deployment & Subscriber Services

Guest Speakers
Rick Taylor

VP, EHS & Sustainability, Parker Hannifin

Chad Peck

Compliance Assurance Leader, Corporate Health and Safety, Corning Inc.

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Ben Robinson

Principal, Climate, HXE Partners

Jay Small

VP Global EHS, JELD-WEN, Inc.

Derek Sharron

Sr. Global Director - EHS, Security, Sustainability, H.B. Fuller

Sandra Neale

Global EHS Leader, GE Power

Elizabeth Hackett

EHS Executive, Cytiva

Mary Ann Polad

Director, EHS, Security & Sustainability, The Boston Beer Company

Jeff Donnell

President, Enterprise Health

Shannon Major

Director of Partnerships, STP ComplianceEHS

Jonathan Blaine

Global Environmental Affairs and Sustainability Leader, H.B. Fuller

Nathalie Ruelle

Global Quality and Sustainability Director, H.B. Fuller

Brian Bartal

Senior Vice President of Safety & Compliance, Unifi

Heather Moore

Technical Director for Sustainability, LRQA

Fiona Dean

Data and Applications Analyst, H.B Fuller

Paul Jakubski

VP, Global Head of Sustainability, News Corp

Eric Brown

Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, GE HealthCare

Dakota Carroll

Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, Amphenol Corporation

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Harry Etra

Founder and CEO, HXE Partners

Alicia Musk

Analytics Project Leader, Corning, Inc

Sameer Vyas

Managing Principal: Montrose Environmental

Featured Solutions

Regional Conferences

Attend one of our global conferences coming to a region near you!  
Stay tuned for dates, agenda details, and event type (virtual or in person). 

Europe

18-20th June, 2024

Latin America

Dates Coming Soon

Middle East

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India

Dates Coming Soon

June 22- 23

China

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