NOTE: Program topics and time slots listed are subject to change until we receive final commitments from presenters.


Saturday July 27th    
8:00am - 5:00pm Executive Board Meeting  
8:00am - 4:30pm Pre-Conference Workshop: How to Be a More Effective CHO (HBMECHO)
Jim Kaufman, Laboratory Safety Institute
Sunday July 28th    
8:00am - 11:30am Executive Board and Chairs Meeting  
8:00am - 4:30pm

Pre-Conference Workshop: Safety in the Laboratory
Jim Kaufman, Laboratory Safety Institute

12:45pm - 3:30pm Tour/Group Outing - Molly Trolley Tour of Pittsburg  
4:30pm - 6:45pm Member Registration  
5:30pm - 6:30pm First Time Attendee Welcome Session w/Mentors  
7:30pm - 9:30pm Welcome Reception [Sponsored by Fisher Scientific]  
Monday July 29th    
7:30am - 8:00am Member Registration  
7:00am - 8:00am Buffet Breakfast  
8:00am - 8:30am Conference Opening Address & Announcements:
President Kevin Burns
8:45am - 9:30am Opening Speaker: [Sponsored by Miles Scientific]
Dr. Erica Nuckles - How Fort Ligonier mad Pittsburgh Possible
9:45am - 10:45pm Keynote Speaker: [Sponsored by MilliporeSigma]
Srinivas Rao - Host and Founder of "Unmistakeble Creative" Podcast
10:45am - 12:30pm Lunch On Your Own  
12:45pm - 1:45pm Legal Aspects of Lab Safety
Dr. Jim Kaufman, LSI
Negotiating with Suppliers     
Bob Johnson - University of Florida
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Committee Meeting Work Time

Anatomy and Physiology of NAOSMM     
Phil Waite - Dennison University
3:00pm - 3:20pm Network Break  
3:20pm - 4:30pm General Session - Chemical Security, Anthony Bliss, FBI  
6:30pm - 9:00pm NAOSMM Reception Dinner  
Tuesday July 30th    
6:30am - 7:00am NAOSMM Annual Morning Run/Walk  
6:30am - 8:00am Breakfast—on your own  
8:00am - 9:00am GFP Extraction under an hour!
Dhani Biscocho - Carolina Biological
Mentoring Student Leaders
Thomas Shipman - Berry University
9:15am - 10:15am Radiation Safety Roundtable
Steve Funck
Proper Use, Maintenance, and Testing of Pipettes
Jonathan DeMeiss - Niagara Scientific
10:15am - 10:30am Network Break  
10:30am - 11:30am Air Sensitive Chemicals
Dr. Megan Leifker - Flinn Scientific
CSMM certification committee Q & A
Jodi Larson - St.Olaf College & Lanhao Yang - Carleton College
11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch with the Vendors with Grants and Awards Presentation  
1:00pm - 5:00pm Annual Trade Show  
6:00pm - 9:30pm Evening Out: Sponsored by ILDA Vendors - Picnic at PPG Aquarium at Pittsburgh Zoo  
Wednesday July 31st    
7:30am - 9:00am Breakfast with the Vendors  
8:30am - 12:00pm Annual Trade Show  
12:15pm - 2:00pm

Annual Business Meeting, Board Election and Committee Meetings - 
Lunch Provided for All NAOSMM Members

2:15pm - 3:15pm Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment Compliance
Samie Gossfeld - Verona Safety
ÄMO - Association Management Online
Todd Wincek - Georgia Gwinnett College
3:15pm - 3:35pm Network Break [Sponsored by Cambridge Isotope Lab]  
3:35pm - 4:35pm How to Maximize Effeciency in Student Friendly Labs
Frantz Joseph - Hamline University
Chemistry of the Flint River Crisis
Monique Wilhelm - University of Michigan - Flint
6:00pm - 9:00pm Evening Out: Sponsored by Fisher Scientific  
Thursday August 1st    
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast  
8:30am - 11:30am Professional Development [Sponsored by MilliporeSigma]
Multitasking/Stress Management - Dr. Deitra Hickey, Serenity Health & Wellness Center
11:3am - 12:45pm Lunch on Your Own (or Board and Chair Luncheon)  
1:00pm - 2:00pm Adding Aerosol Cans to the Universal Waste Regulations
Sheres Johnson - University System of Georgia
Round-table: Chemical Hygiene Officer
Dustin Andert - University of Wisconsin - River Falls
2:15pm - 3:15pm Running a Tight Ship
Monique Wilhelm - University of Michigan - Flint
Regulatory Interfaces for Laboratory and Academic Settings
Jeff Your - John Carrol University
3:30pm - 3:45pm Network Break  
3:45pm - 4:45pm

General Session: Sustainability is More Than Being Green - It's About Environmental, Social and Fiscal Resposibility

Jeremy King - Dennison University

6:00pm - 7:00pm Pre Banquet Social Hour  
7:00pm - 9:00pm NAOSMM Banquet and Awards Program  
Friday August 2nd    
8:00am - 3:30pm Educational Tours: National Aviary, Heinz Center, The Strip