Washington Update – Policy & Politics
ISEA’s Month of Excellence will conclude with a focus on Washington. Hear from industry stakeholders and regulators about what’s being done on Capitol Hill and in the new Administration to address current occupational safety challenges.
For questions about ISEA’s Month of Excellence, please contact Tanya Brosnan at [email protected] or call 703-525-1695 x110.
Keynote – Bruce P. Mehlman
The Great Acceleration: Pandemic Politics in an Age of Disruption
Disruption drives societal change, whether it be technological, geopolitical or cultural, and the impact of disruption often leads to loss of trust. COVID was one of the biggest, most impactful disruptors in recent history, exposing vulnerabilities yet offering opportunities. What are the disruptors of tomorrow, and how we will respond?
In this keynote presentation, policy wonk Bruce Mehlman will help us to understand, anticipate and navigate the ever-evolving policy environment and what has and will continue to impact the global marketplace.
2:00 pm | State Highway & Transportation Policy Update
Joung Lee, AASHTO
Transportation policy expert Joung Lee will discuss AASHTO’s proposals for infrastructure programs and current highway and transportation discussions between the White House and Congress.
2:30 pm | Federal Supply Chain Update
Tim Manning, White House COVID-19 Response Team
Representing the White House COVID-19 Response Team, Supply Coordinator Tim Manning will offer an update on the Administration’s plan and actions taken to organize efforts focused on securing, strengthening, and ensuring a sustainable pandemic supply chain.
3:00 pm | OPEN/BREAK
3:10 pm | Protecting Workers, Protecting Lives
ISEA is releasing a new docuseries on PPE that puts the spotlight on innovation taking place within the safety equipment industry. Get a sneak peek at the full series to be released later this month.
3:15 pm | ISEA Scholarship Update
ISEA awards two scholarships each year to both the dependent of a member and students interested in perusing a career in safety. See which child of a member won this year and learn students can apply.
3:30 pm | That’s A Wrap
Craig Wallentine, ISEA Chair