November 7-8, Berlin, Radisson Blu

2018 EHS Congress

Congress starts in

Who's Speaking?

Hear from Europe's EHS Champions

  • Sharman



    CEO at RMS Switzerland, Chairman

  • Parker



    Director at Safety Culture Associates Limited

  • Schmolke



    Senior Vice President - Global Leader Safety (HSE) at Jacobs

  • Sidhu



    Associate Dean at Columbia Business School

  • Hollnagel



    Adjunct Professor at CQUniversity Australia

  • Arão



    Senior EHS Leader Driving Cultural Change at Cargill

  • Green



    HSEQ Director at Laing O'Rourke

  • Mukund



    CEO at Gensuite

  • Geerinck



    Global Vice President of EHS at Johnson & Johnson

  • Germain



    Global safety at ‎Total

  • Flin



    Professor of Industrial Psychology

  • Bruyére



    VP EHS Global Manufacturing at GSK

  • Sheehan



    Head of Safety (Construction) at ASDA

  • Coyd



    Head of Health & Safety - Construction at Mace

  • Kalymnios



    Mindset, Resilience & Wellbeing Author, Speaker & Trainer

  • Gibb



    Professor of Construction Eng. at Loughborough University

  • Villain



    Health & Safety Director at Bouygues Construction

  • Steinberg



    Vice President HSE at E.ON

  • Anderson



    Senior Vice President Health & Safety at LafargeHolcim

  • Messam



    Global Head of HSE at Rolls-Royce

  • Rose



    Head of Occupational Health & Safety (VP) at Siemens AG

  • Wavre



    Founder at The Working Mind

  • Saccomani



    Mental wellbeing advisor at B6 Learning

  • Perret



    Corporate Health and Safety Director at ENGIE

  • Triantafyllou



    Vice President EHS and Global Support at BASF

  • Elton



    Senior Vice President Global HSE Lead at Sodexo

  • Carvell



    Group HSEQ Director at VINCI

  • Staves



    Corporate Health & Safety Director, L'Oréal

  • Leonard



    Vice President, Health, Safety and Environment with ARKEMA

  • Parker-Tantush



    Group Head of Safety at The Co-op

  • Coustet-Billert



    Deputy of the Vice-President for Sustainable Development - in charge of EHS worldwide and France chez SAINT-GOBAIN GROUP

  • Koïta



    EHS Director at Bouygues Construction

Register to EHS Congress 2018 now

Lock in at the lowest price for EHSC ’18. Dowload the agenda below and see registration details on the last page of the event brochure.


Our delegates said about last year's EHS Congress

  • Event organized very well (great chairman!) and many of the speakers were great. All topics were interesting...

    Liliana Colata

    Liliana Colata

    Sustainability Manager at IKEA
  • I'm very satisfied with the congress, the organization of the event was perfect!

    Magdalena Poroszewska

    Magdalena Poroszewska

    Country Safety Coordinator at Bunge
  • For me it was one of the most relevant and best conferences in the EHS area I have participated.

    Liane Haeffler

    Liane Haeffler

    Global EHS System Manager at Mölnlycke
  • Many thanks for indeed amazing organization of the congress. Would love to go again definitely.

    Pavel Michalek

    Pavel Michalek

    Regional HSEEQ Eastern Europe & OEM at Knauf Insulation
  • Inspiring, dynamic, energizing! Certainly the dose of passion and content will keep me moving forward!

    Joanna Pierzchala

    Joanna Pierzchala

    International Health, Safety, Environment Manager at Twinings
  • Thank You for a very good congress, with a lot of good speeches, networking and good planning!

    Jenny Franzen

    Jenny Franzen

    HSE Manager at NKT HV Cables

Already confirmed to attend in 2018

The 2018 Summit will bring together 200+ senior corporate executives from Europe's leading brands.


Congress Agenda

A sample of the '18 EHSC agenda of keynotes, sessions & workshops

7:45AM - 8:15AMFOYER

Registration & Coffee

Delegates are welcomed with award-winning  "Brain Food”: specifically designed to increase efficiency, concentration, and mental performance and reduce stress – all by using the right foods in the right quantities and at the right time. All the while registration for EHS Congress '18 commences, pick up your name badge and goodie bag!
815AM - 8:25AMSAPHIR 1 & 2
Andrew Sharman
Andrew Sharman

CEO at RMS Switzerland, Chairman

Welcome Address by the Chair

Andrew will be welcoming all attendees to the 2018 EHS Congress by a short opening speech, introducing the guidelines to the event, specific venue HSE information and of course the upcoming speakers.
8:25AM - 8:40AMSAPHIR 1 & 2

Speednetworking Session

During this 15 minutes all delegates will have the chance to join in a speedy card changing session. Whenever Andrew rings the bell it’s time to move on and find a new peer!
8:40AM - 9:10AMSAPHIR 1 & 2
Johann Geerinck
Johann Geerinck

Global Vice President Environment, Health & Safety at Johnson & Johnson

Keynote: Safety is a Value

  • What are the key dimensions of safety culture?
  • What are the enablers of safety culture?
  • How was it implemented in J&J?
  • The roadmap of Safety Culture
9:10AM - 9:40AMSaphir 1 & 2
Martin Coyd
Martin Coyd

Head of Health & Safety - Construction at Mace

Keynote: Mental Health in Construction

If you work in construction, you are 15 times more likely to die from suicide than from an accident. Martin has been the leading light in the promotion of good mental health both in construction and sport, and has been an early adopter of Mental Health First Aid. Martin will speak about why a focus on mental health is important for any organisation, his journey into understanding this area and why education and leadership is a key part of any mental health strategy.
9:40 AM - 10:40 AMSAPHIR 1 & 2

Panel Discussion – Safety Culture

  • What is Safety Culture?
  • Guiding Principles
  • How to achieve World Class Safety Performance
  • Ownership of and engagement with safety
7:45AM - 8:05AMFoyer

Welcome Coffee

Delegates are welcomed with award-winning “Brain Food”: specifically designed to increase efficiency, concentration, and mental performance and reduce stress – all by using the right foods in the right quantities and at the right time.
8:05AM - 8:10AMSaphir 1 & 2
Andrew Sharman
Andrew Sharman

CEO at RMS Switzerland

Opening Remarks by the Chair

8:10AM- 8:40AMSAPHIR 1 & 2
John Green
John Green

HS Director- Battersea Power Station Development Company

Keynote: Safety Differently 2.0

The traditional safety paradigm has focused on behaviours of individuals and the use of bureaucratic accountability and constraints to prevent negative outcomes. But despite unprecedented investments in safety, organisations still experience significant incident levels. Furthermore, while this approach has led to significant improvements it has also produced several problematic side effects: disengagement and disempowerment of people, increasing bureaucracy, loss of innovation and productivity.
8:40AM- 9:10AMSAPHIR 1 & 2
Alistair Gibb
Alistair Gibb

Professor of Construction Engineering Management at Loughborough University

Zero harm: target or reality? A construction perspective

Zero Harm is a mantra that has pervaded many industry sectors, including construction for many years – as a target it is laudable, but, as a performance indicator it is questionable. This  presentation will explore this phenomena and the context of improving health and safety performance from a construction perspective, although, many of the key points will be applicable to other sectors.
9:10AM - 10:10AMSAPHIR 1 & 2

Panel Discussion – New thinking vs traditional safety methods

Challenging new thinkers’ concepts on safety will be those who hold a more conservative approach on the subject.
  • Do we need 180 degree turn immediately to how we do safety?
  • Which industries would benefit from switching or even considering?
  • If a decision is made, how to implement step-by-step?

Early Bird Discount currently available until June 15. Join us in Berlin on 7-8 November and be part of change.



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Venue Highlights

Radisson Blu Berlin

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, all EHSC’ 18 delegates will receive all of the presentation files after the event sent around via email. Not only this, all of the workshop content including the slides and handouts will also be distributed for recap and learning.

The registration fee includes everything but the accomodation, so welcome-morning-afternoon coffe breaks (+Brain Breaks), extensive lunch on Day 1 & Day 2, panoramic dinner at Day 1 night, glass-elevator ride inside Radisson Blu’s cylinder Aquarium, access to all presentations and the 2 workshops and presentation slides.

Yes, we have reserved plenty of rooms at the Radisson Blu Berin, EHS Congress delegates may book via and entering Promotional code “EHSC18”.

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Congress Venue

Radisson Blu, Berlin

The 2018 EHS Congress will be held in Radisson Blu, Berlin with plenary sessions taking place in Saphir 1 & 2 and Workshops in respective breakout rooms.

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