INTERNATIONAL SOS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES GLOBAL DUTY OF CARE SUMMIT
Summit Brings Together Industry Leading Speakers for Risk Management of a Mobile Workforce
The International SOS Foundation today announces its Global Duty of Care Summit, a one-day business conference, tailored specifically for stakeholders involved in mitigating health and travel security risks of a mobile workforce. This Summit will bring together leading experts from around the globe, providing insight and share expertise on latest industry trends, discuss best practices in Duty of Care in an exclusive and conversational environment.
Laurent Fourier, Director of the International SOS Foundation, comments, ‘We are highly committed to driving best practice in the field of Duty of Care. Promoting a healthy, safe & secure environment wherever mobile workforces operate from around the world, be it in their home office or a far flung remote location is extremely important to build a resilient organisation and to maintain a well and productive workforce. Our Summit is a consolidation of this commitment and addresses key issues in the field of Duty of Care when it comes to the needs of the mobile workforce. Delegates will benefit from valuable insights and the ability to speak with senior experts and their peers in an accessible setting.’
|Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT)||Understanding and Evaluating the Safety and Security of Hotels||Julian Walker – Head of External Communications & PR
||Developing a Disability-Inclusive Travel Risk Management Plan||Tom van Herwijnen, Health, Safety & Security Manager|
||Organisational Preparedness in the Era of Trans-National Terrorist Threats||Nick Allan, CEO, Africa & Europe|
|Dow Chemical||Uniting Your Organisation to Support a Resilient Care Initiative||Dr Ashish Mishra, Health Director – Middle East, Africa, Southern Europe and India|
|Enhesa||Navigating the Global Occupational Health and Safety Regulatory Challenge||Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford, Head of Thought Leadership|
||Eight Best Practice Tips for Communicating in a Crisis
||Nick Hawkins, MD, EMEA|
|Global Solutions Inc.||Connecting the Dots Between Corporate Social Responsibility, OHS and Business Resiliency||Kathy Seabrook, President|
||Five Must Know Steps in Building Your Workplace Wellbeing Journey||Dr Rodrigo Rodriguez-Fernandez, Medical Director|
|KPMG||Business Traveller Risk: Travelling in the Right Direction?
||Marc Burrows, Global Head of Global Mobility Services|
|SAP||Practical Steps in Developing a Travel Safety and Security Awareness Campaign||Mathias Braje, Head of Corporate Continuity|
|Thomson Reuters||Utilising Innovation to Protect Your People and Your Assets||Daniel Salomonsson, Director, Risk & Compliance, EMEA & APAC|
|Workplace Options (WPO)||Emotional Support; the Missing Link in Mobility||Mary Ellen Gornick, SVP Global Products|
The following organisations will be presenting at the Summit:The International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Summit, taking place on 29 June 2017 in Berlin, has limited capacity to enable an accessible setting and promote a high level of engagement for all speakers and delegates. Tickets for this exclusive Summit are now available at a special Early Bird price of €219 or €359 for a Summit and Gala Awards Dinner ticket, at https://www.dutyofcareawards.org/summit.
The Summit will be followed by the Duty of Care Awards 2017 ceremony, recognising organisations and individuals who drive excellence in the mitigation of travel, health and security risk and contribute to effectively protecting workers overseas. To learn more visit www.dutyofcareawards.org.
Notes to Editors
About International SOS Foundation Established in 2011, the International SOS Foundation ― Ambassadors for Duty of Care www.internationalsosfoundation.org – has the goal of improving the safety, security, health and welfare of people working abroad or on remote assignments through the study, understanding and mitigation of potential risks. The escalation of globalisation has enabled more individuals to work across borders and in unfamiliar environments; exposure to risks which can impact personal health, security and safety increases along with travel.
The Foundation is a registered charity and was started with a grant from International SOS. It is a fully independent, non-profit organisation.
For more information on Duty of Care and the International SOS Foundation, please visit http://www.internationalsosfoundation.org/
About International SOS Foundation
Established in 2011, the International SOS Foundation ― Ambassadors for Duty of Care www.internationalsosfoundation.org – has the goal of improving the safety, security, health and welfare of people working abroad or on remote assignments through the study, understanding and mitigation of potential risks. The escalation of globalisation has enabled more individuals to work across borders and in unfamiliar environments; exposure to risks which can impact personal health, security and safety increases along with travel.