CARY, N.C., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in industry, government and
academia will convene May 11-13 in the world-renowned Research Triangle Park
to discuss strategies for current and future global issues at Environmental
Summit '98. The result of the Summit will be a defined plan for industry on
proceeding into the 21st century in a manner that preserves and protects the
environment, works with government to establish effective environmental
regulations, and complies with those regulations. The location of the Summit
in one of the nation's top industrial parks, containing both corporate and
industrial facilities on the leading edge of environmental management systems,
including Nortel, IBM, Glaxo, EPA, and NIEHS, defines the stated objective of
determining new, progressive solutions for current environmental problems, as
well as those to come in the next millennium.
Participants in Environmental Summit '98 will work together to develop
innovative solutions for industry's top EH&S challenges now and in the future.
Attendees will have access to the top speakers in environmental, health and
safety, and will join them in discussing topics including ISO 14000, water and
air quality, hazardous waste management systems, risk management and
assessment, pollution prevention, and transboundary environmental issues.
Industry leaders who plan to share their expertise at this one-of-a-kind
event include Thomas Cecich, Vice President, Environmental Safety, Glaxo-
Wellcome; Bruce Jordan, Director, Division of Air Quality, US EPA; Samuel
Wilson, Deputy Director, NIEHS; Dorothy Bowers, Vice President, Environment &
Safety, Merck Company; and Connie Ritzert, Principal, Meredith - EMC.
Environmental Summit '98 planners have been in contact with the offices of
Vice President Gore and EPA Administrator Carol Browner and look forward to
their participation as well.
In addition to the interactive breakout sessions, Environmental Summit '98
will include a technology expo staffed with vendors who can supply solutions
to the challenges facing industry.
According to Brooke Ramos, the Summit's coordinator, only a limited number
of registrations can be accepted and space is filling rapidly. For more
information on attending or exhibiting at Environmental Summit '98, visit the
Summit web site at http://www.ercweb.com/SUMMIT98; contact Brooke at 1-888-
4ES-1998, ext. 223; e-mail: email@example.com; or fax: (919) 469-4137.
For more information on this release, contact Brooke Ramos at
(919) 469-1585, ext. 223.
SOURCE Environmental Resource Center