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2016 ISEA Executive Summit

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - Tuesday, April 26, 2016



Supply Chain, Future Planning, Generational Diversity and Wearable Tech PPE!

At the 2016 ISEA Executive Summit, you’ll hear first-hand from Mike Marks on how leading supply chains are transforming for future success, and problem-solve with other manufacturer and distributor leaders in the safety equipment industry in the Q&A session. Plan for the year ahead with Brian Beaulieu‘s popular and highly-anticipated economic forecast. He provides the audience with a complete and unassailable view of what lies ahead so they can take action with conviction.

W.W. Grainger will update the membership about their new internet domain project. Understand how to create an environment in which managers and Millennials thrive in the workplace from Chip Espinoza, and learn how new technologies have spurred innovation in many functional areas of occupational safety and health at the Wearable Tech PPE panel discussion with Steve Kolton from Intertek;  Maribeth Gandy Coleman, Ph.D., Director, Interactive Media Technology Center, Director, Wearable Computing Center; and Associate Director, Media, Institute for People and Technology, Georgia Tech and Dr. D. Gayle DeBord, the Associate Director for Science for the Division of Applied Research and Technology with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Director of the NIOSH Center for Direct Reading and Sensor Technologies and manager of the NIOSH Exposure Assessment Program.

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

6:30–10:00 PM

Informal Reception and Dinner

Monday, April 25, 2016

8:00 AM–Noon

General Session I, Michael Marks


Luncheon Speaker: Grainger Presents Their New Internet Domain


Afternoon Speakers: Chip Espinoza, Generational Diversity in the Workplace and Panel Discussion on Wearable Tech PPE

6:00–7:30 PM


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

9:00 AM–Noon

General Session II, Brian Beaulieu


Fishing, Naturalist-led Nature Hike, Golf or Choice Time

6:30–10:30 PM

Reception and Board Member Installation Dinner


Mike Marks

Mike Marks

Co-founded IRCG
Mike Marks co-founded IRCG in April 1987. He began his consulting practice after working in distribution management for more than 20 years. Over the years, his narrow focus in B2B channel-driven markets has created an extensive number …Read More

Brian Beaulieu

Chief Economist, ITR Economics
Brian Beaulieu has been an economist with ITR Economics since 1982 and its CEO since 1987. He is also Chief Economist for Vistage International and TEC, global organizations comprised of over 13,000 CEO’s. At ITR, Brian has …Read More

Chip Espinoza

Workplace Generational Diversity Expert
Dr. Chip Espinoza is the Co-author of Millennials@Work: The 7 Skills Every Twenty-Something Needs to Overcome Roadblocks and Achieve Greatness At Work and Managing the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today’s Workforce. He is also Academic …Read More

Maribeth Gandy Coleman, PhD

Director of IMTC, Georgia Tech, Associate Director of Interactive Media, Institute for People and Technology
Dr. Maribeth Gandy is the Director of IMTC, Georgia Tech, as well as the Associate Director of Interactive Media for the Institute for People and Technology. She does research in the areas of augmented reality, …Read More

Dr. D. Gayle DeBord

Associate Director for Science for the Division of Applied Research and Technology, NIOSH
Dr. D. Gayle DeBord is the Associate Director for Science for the Division of Applied Research and Technology with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and serves as the Director of the NIOSH …Read More

Networking Events


The scramble golf tournament on Tuesday will be played at the hotel's Oak Marsh Golf Course, one of the truly classic Pete Dye-designed golf courses in the world.


Enjoy a day of fishing and sightseeing on the water in the backwaters surrounding the historical Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island area. On these guided fishing trips, guests are usually fishing in two to three feet of calm water for redfish and spotted sea trout.

Nature Hike

Join an experienced naturalist on a tour discovering birds, turtles, edible plants, night creatures and crabs.