The Environment, Labor and Safety+ Conference gathered professionals at all levels of the organization committed to ensuring safe workplaces, supporting a healthy and diverse workforce, and optimizing environmental contributions. This year's power-packed program explored ways technology and innovation have allowed businesses to be more profitable, efficient, safer, and environmentally friendly, PLUS insightful discussions on the workforce of the future and leadership development. 


Uncovering and Mitigating Unconscious Bias with Lorne Epstein, Social Scientist with Electric Cow

Lorne Epstein, SHRM-SCP, MSOC, is a social scientist, keynote, and Vistage speaker who consults with senior leaders on methods to improve ROI of decision-making by reducing biases. Over 25,000 professionals have taken his workshops worldwide. He has been quoted in Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications.  Joining us April 16-17 at ELS+, Lorne will deliver key insights on decision-making and reducing the impacts of unconscious bias in the workplace. As an added benefit, ELS+ attendees can schedule a 30-minute complimentary private problem-solving session with Lorne onsite. 


Predictive Safety Analytics for Worker Safety

In an age where buzz phrases such as "big data," "machine learning," and "AI" inundate us, how can we distinguish hype from reality? Are there ways to use safety data in a forward-looking, predictive sense? Hear about real-world examples where organizations have reduced incidents by employing predictive analytics to foresee and mitigate future risks. 

Why Measure GHG Emissions & How to Get Started

Learn alongside meat industry leaders seeking actionable insights on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measurement and reporting. This 3-hour interactive workshop will provide a better understanding of how to help your company excel in sustainability practices that satisfy emerging regulations, enhance operational efficiency, and foster resilient customer relationships. 

Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

Boar's Head's partnership with Marathon Health highlights the establishment of a unique partnership focused on prioritizing the well-being of employees. Through this collaboration, a tailored approach was developed to address mental health needs effectively. Join us at ELS+ to gain tangible steps in fostering a supportive work environment where mental health is prioritized and nurtured. 


NEW: Meat Institute is Recognized by SHRM to Offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® Recertification Activities

SHRM credential-holders can obtain 13 SHRM Recertification Credits from the Environment, Labor & Safety Conference by participating in all the general sessions and a total of eight concurrent sessions. 

See Who Attended 2024 ELS+

ELS+ will bring together companies committed to ensuring safe workplaces, supporting a healthy and diverse workforce, and optimizing environmental contributions. 

2024 Featured Speakers

2024 ELS+ Highlights

From a fun-filled evening in the vibrant outdoors of New Orleans, to celebrating the companies and people in our industry who make a real difference, relive all the best moments and highlights from the 2024 Environment, Labor, & Safety+ Conference!

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