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2015 ISEA Fall Meeting

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - Friday, December 4, 2015




Knowledge. Networking. Advocacy.
The Fall Meeting is ISEA’s largest national meeting. It’s a time for product groups and committees to do the essential work of the association developing standards, formulating policy positions and planning for the future. It’s also a time for member company representatives to network with peers in the industry.

Meeting Highlights

The 2015 ISEA Fall Meeting will kick off with a full-day of product group and committee sessions focusing on standards development, association growth, and increasing end-user engagement through awareness and education.  ISEA will honor Richard Duffy, renowned firefighter safety expert, with the Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award, at the association’s annual Award Dinner.

General Session: By attending the Fall Meeting, you’ll hear from Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, Dr. David Michaels, about regulatory updates and activities. David Goch, Partner at leading Washington DC law firm Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, will discuss the flurry of employment labor laws stemming from Executive Orders, and the implications to employers and workers. Leann Paradise, Manager of External Relations from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) will discuss how to build political power through plant tours and round tables, and effective strategies to increase your influence and visibility.

Luncheon: Howard Fineman, Global Editorial Director of the Huffington Post, and analyst for NBC and MSNBC will provide his keen and unique insights and political analysis.

CLICK HERE to Download a PDF Meeting Agenda.



Wednesday, December 2, 2015

8:30am - Noon

Eye and Face Protection

8:30 AM - Noon

Protective Apparel

8:30 AM - Noon

Eyewash and Shower

11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Board of Trustees Meeting

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

High Visibility

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Head Protection

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Standards Policy and Planning Committee

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

First Time Attendees’ Reception

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

General Reception

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Award Dinner

Thursday, December 3, 2015

8:00 AM - 11:45 AM

General Session

12:10 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Marketing and Communications Committee

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Education and Training Committee

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Hand Protection

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Respiratory Protection

5:00 - 6:30 PM


Friday, December 4, 2015

8:30 AM - Noon

Government Relations Committee

8:30 AM - Noon


8:30 AM - Noon

Fall Protection


David Michaels

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
Appointed by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate, David Michaels, PhD, MPH, became the 12th Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health in December, 2009. As the longest serving …Read More

David Goch

Partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean
David Goch has represented numerous clients before the US Congress on legislative matters ranging from health care, to commercial law issues, electronic payment issues, transportation and privacy. Mr. Goch also oversees the firm's state charitable …Read More

Leann Paradise

Manager, External Relations, National Association of Manufacturers
Leann Paradise is the manager of external relations for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and has been with the association since 2007. She is responsible for the execution of the NAM’s Get-Out-the-Vote program and …Read More

Howard Fineman

Global Editorial Director, Huffington Post
  Howard Fineman is the Global Editorial Director of the Huffington Post Media Group, and a Pittsburgh native. One of the nation’s leading political journalists, Fineman’s work includes the widely-recognized November 2001 Newsweek cover story featuring the …Read More