ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Launch Event

Venue: Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London

Date: 06-07 October 2015


ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 launch event

ISO 14001 Launch Conference
06 October 2015 


ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems, the world’s first international environmental standard has been helping thousands of organizations to improve their environmental, sustainability and operational performance since it was first published as BS 7750 in 1992. To ensure that ISO 14001 continue to serve organizations and maintain its relevance in today’s market place, the standard has been revised. 

The revised standard will ensure that environmental management is now completely integrated and aligned with the business strategies of your organization. This strategic focus will result in optimizing the performance of your EMS making it more sustainable, saving money and helping preserve the world’s resources for future generations.

By attending the ISO 14001 conference you will:

  • Find out about the main changes to the standard and what these changes mean for you
  • Learn how newly revised standard will help you to improve environmental performance 
  • Receive the guidance on how to align environmental management into overall business strategy
  • Understand how ISO 14001 can benefit small businesses
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts on ISO 14001
  • Hear a variety of case studies which demonstrate best practice in implementing ISO 14001
  • Gather information about audit requirements and certification
  • Network with your peers and actively participate in lively discussion


Who should attend?

The ISO 14001 launch event will appeal to all those interested in optimizing environmental management systems to improve organizational environmental, sustainability and operational performance including:

  • Sustainability director and manager
  • Quality systems manager
  • Compliance manager
  • EHS specialist
  • Environmental consultant
  • EH&S manager
  • Head of environment
  • Business development manager
  • Technical director
  • Senior environmental consultant
  • Chief operating officer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Head of operations
  • Sustainable business development manager

ISO 9001 Launch Conference
07 October 2015


To mark the publication of ISO 9001:2015, we invite you to a one day conference providing you with practical information and interactive workshops.

ISO 9001 is synonymous with quality and the world’s most popular standard. It has already helped millions of organizations improve performance and enhance customer satisfaction, and now, with the first major revision in 15 years, it's set to become an even more effective tool for modern businesses. 

The ISO 9001:2015 conference will explore key concepts, discuss changes in requirements and help you understand what impact these have in practical terms. 

The conference also offers an opportunity to get your questions answered by leading experts and learn more about:

  • How to implement ISO 9001:2015
  • Managing transition from the old standard to the new
  • The impact changes will have on auditing and providing evidence for certification

Smaller organizations have the opportunity to attend a breakfast briefing which will look exclusively at the impacts and potential benefits of ISO 9001:2015 to SMEs.



Who should attend?


The ISO 9001 launch event will be of interest to anyone interested in improving their organization through implementing and developing management systems:

  • Quality manager
  • Managing director
  • Compliance manager
  • Health and safety manager
  • Technical director
  • Service improvement manager
  • General manager
  • Operational support manager
  • Commercial director
  • Auditor
  • Group quality engineer
  • Business owner

ISO 14001 Launch Event - Agenda 06 Oct

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 09:40 Chairman's opening remarks
Martin Bexter, Executive Director – Policy, IEMA

09:40 - 09:55 Welcome from BSI
Howard Kerr, Chief Executive, BSI 

09:55 – 10:15 Keynote speech
Kevin McKinley, Deputy Secretary General, ISO 

10:15 – 10:35 Why we should use ISO 14001?
Chris Sheldon, Sustainability and Environmental Management Consultant

10:35 - 10:55 ISO 14001 - What are the key changes?
Anne –Marie Warris, Director, Ecoreflect and Chair of Enviromental Management System Committee ISO TC/207/SC1

10:55-11:10 Q&A


11:10 - 11:30 Morning tea and coffee break


11:30 – 11:50 What do the changes to the standard mean for users?
Nigel Leehane, Managing Director - CRA (Europe) Ltd Environmental Consultancy

11:50 – 12:10 ISO 14001 for SMEs
Ruth Hillary, Director, Corporate Sustainability 

12:10 – 12:30 How to prepare for 14001 certification?
 
12:30 - 13:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch 
 


ISO 14001 in action - Case studies


14:15 – 14:45 Case study 1

14:45 – 15:15 Case study 2
 
15:15 - 15:30 Afternoon tea and coffee break

15:30 - 16:00 Case study 3



16:00 - 17:00 Open Panel discussion and Q&A

       17:00      Chairman's closing remarks


ISO 9001 Launch Conference - Agenda 07 Oct

08:00 - 09:00 Registration

08:30 - 09:20 Breakfast briefing - ISO 9001 for SMEs
Mike Pearson
, North West Policy Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses 

09:45 - 10:00 Chairman's opening remarks
Marcus Long, Chief Executive, IIOC

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome from BSI
Dr Scott Steedman, Director of Standards, BSI 

10:15 – 10:30 Keynote speech
Kevin McKinley, Deputy Secretary General, ISO 

10:30 – 10:50 ISO 9001:2015 - What are the main changes?
Colin MacNee, UK delegate to the  ISO technical committee for quality & Secretary to the ISO 9001 drafting group

10:50 - 11:00 Q&A session


11:00 - 11:20 Morning tea and coffee


11:20 – 11:40 Benefits of implementing ISO 9001

11:40 – 12:00 Managing the transition and standard implementation
Chris Hobbs, Senior Director Bilfinger GVA 

12:00 – 12:30 Panel discussion and Q&A

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch 
 


ISO 9001 Afternoon Workshop Sessions – delegates will be divided in 3 groups which will rotate during the afternoon

 
Time Group Workshop 1
13:30 - 14:15 A


Workshop 1 - ISO 9001:2015 – 
Key concepts in the standard


    • Context, leadership and risk-based thinking 
• Corporate level change 
• Organizational knowledge   


Facilitated by Mark Braham, Head of Business Assurance, 
The AA, and Colin MacNee, UK delegate to the ISO technical committee for quality & Secretary to the ISO 9001 drafting group 

14:15 - 15:00 B
15:20  - 16:10 C



15:00 - 15:20 Afternoon tea and coffee break



Time Group Workshop 2
13:30 - 14:15  B
Workshop 2 -  Certifying to ISO 9001:2015 

   • Risk-based audit approach
   • How the change will impact auditors   
   • Undertaking a third party assessment
   • Auditing implications and integration with other ISO management systems
   • Meeting new requirements – acceptable evidence
 
14:15 - 15:00   C
15:20 - 16:10  A


Time Group Workshop 3
13:30 - 14:15  C                Workshop 3 - Practical implementation of 9001                          
   • Managing the transition period 
• Implementation of the new requirements
   • Integration with existing MS
14:15 - 15:00 A
15:20  - 16:10 B




16:10 – 16:45 Open panel discussion and workshop feedback

16:45 – 17:00 Chairman’s closing remarks

      17:00         Drinks Reception

Book your place

To book your place simply click on one of the options below.

ISO 14001 Launch Conference - 06 October 
Members £85 + VAT
Non member £170 + VAT

ISO 9001 Launch Conference - 07 October
Members £85 + VAT
Non member £170 + VAT

ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 Launch Conferences
2 Day package 06-07 October

Members £150 + VAT
Non member £300 + VAT


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ISO 14001 - the world's most popular environmental management system (EMS) standard, has been revised