CARY, N.C., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from industry, government, and academia will assemble May 11 - May 13 at Environmental Summit '98 to develop strategies for proactive compliance and future initiatives that the 21st century will require. Research Triangle Park, the location of the Summit, is 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. The objective of the Summit is to develop a 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 those regulations. Industry and government leaders who plan to share their expertise at this one-of-a-kind event include Red Cavaney, President, American Petroleum Institute; Richard Doyle, VP, Chemical Manufacturers Association, Thomas Cecich, Vice President, Safety & Environmental Affairs, Glaxo-Wellcome; J. Charles Fox, Associate Administrator for Reinvention, US EPA; John H. Gibbons, Science Advisor to the President, Office of the President of the United States; and Dorothy Bowers, Vice President, Environment & Safety Policy, Merck Company; and Virginia Snyder VP Environment and Sustainability, Nortel. The following companies will be present to demonstrate solutions for meeting challenges in the next millennium. Aqualogic Inc. Basic Concepts Inc. JDI Inc. National Seal Company EET Corporation Tri-State Process Equipment Accelerated Technologies Froehling & Robertson Inc. Commercial Recycling Systems CSR Hydro Conduit Miller Drilling Company Dryvac Environmental The University of Findlay Dames & Moore, Inc. Environmental Resource Center Koester Environmental Services, Inc. Compuchem Environmental Center for Initiatives & Hands On Training Environmental Summit '98 will offer the opportunity to interact with top environmental, health and safety speakers who will discuss topics including ozone depletion, ISO 14000, water and air quality, hazardous waste management, risk management and assessment, pollution prevention, and transboundary environmental issues. According to conference coordinator, Brooke Ramos, space is filling rapidly and only a limited number of registrations can be accepted. 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 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