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Legionnaires Disease and other Waterborne Associated Infections: Strategies to Reduce Risk

Thursday, November 2, 2017 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mercedez Benz Stadium | 1 AMB Drive NW | Atlanta, GA

This leadership conference is designed for senior level professionals specializing in Infection Prevention, Engineering or Risk Management.  Attendees will include healthcare, college, university, hotel, and commercial building professionals.

  • Conference participants will get up-to-date information on:
  • Evidence-based, public health concerns associated with Legionnaires’ disease (LD) and waterborne healthcare-associated infections (WHAIs)
  • Role of biofilms as a source of pathogens in engineered water systems
  • CMS S&C 17-30 and ASHRAE 188, strategies to reduce infection risk and how to develop and implement a water safety plan
  • Legal risks associated with outbreaks of LD and WHAIs
  • Strategies on managing an outbreak crisis and protecting your brand image
  • Outbreak of LD in New York and the new cooling tower regulations
  • Panel discussion – Ask the expert

Presenters are well-respected professionals in their fields.  They include engineering and public health experts with Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company, as well as leading legal and crisis communications professionals:

  • Nalco Water, Public Health, Water Safety and Engineering Professionals Atlanta, GA; Naperville, IL; St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN
  • Bob T. McNaney, Senior Vice President Crisis and Critical issues Padilla – a public relations, branding and crisis communications firm in Minneapolis, MN
  • Susan E. Smith, Esq. Attorney-at-Law, Partner Goldberg Segalla in Baltimore, MD

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