2017 Chicago Legionnaires’ Disease and Other Waterborne Associated Infections: Strategies to Reduce Risk

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Soldier Field | 1410 Museum Campus Dr. | Chicago, IL 60605

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
    Chicago and 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
  • Tom Bernier, Esq. Attorney-at-Law, Partner
    Goldberg Segalla in Baltimore, MD
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