Florida Local Section AIHA 2020 Fall Conference

  • October 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • October 16, 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Virtual Conference (HopIn System)


  • Please register at the Hopin Virtual Venue. https://hopin.to/events/fl-chapter-aiha-fall-conference-2020
    Password is Sunshine2020

HopIn Virtual Venue

Professional Development Course Agenda-Thursday October 15th 2020 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

8:00 am to 12:00 noon

The Flint Water Crisis: A Study in Comparative Ethics

Ms. Celia Booth, CIH, CSP – EHS Consultant

12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Lunch and Networking Break

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Safe Operation of HVAC Systems – It’s not the AC’s Fault 

Mr. Scott Katzer, PE, CFEI, Senior Forensic Engineer -The Vertex Companies

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

AIHA/HPS Board Meetings 

General Session Agenda- Friday October 16th 2020 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

7:45 am to 8:15 am

Login and Networking Chat 

8:15 am to 8:30 am

AIHA & FCHPS Presidents Welcome

8:30 am to 9:15 am

Process Safety Management-Value Beyond Compliance

Frank Rooney, MS, CIH, Senior H&S Project Manager – ENSAFE

9:15 am to 10:00 am

Safety in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Suite,

Maria Dufresne, R.T.(R)(MR), Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

10:00 am to 10:30 am

Break and Vendor Displays

10:30 am to 11:15 am

Occupational Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Health in Vulnerable Worker’s

Joan Flocks, JD, Director of Social Policy Division at Levin College of Law University of Florida

11:15 am to 12:00 noon

Challenges for First Responders: Responding to Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving the Transportation of Radioactive Materials

Paul R. Norman, Environmental Safety Specialist III, Bureau of Radiation Control, Florida Department of Health, Orlando, FL

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Lunch & Vendor Expo

   FCHPS Afternoon Session

1:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Introduction of FCHPS vendors

2:15 pm to 2:00 pm

FCHPS Business meeting

2:00pm to 3:00 pm

Y-90 Microsphere Therapy Patient Instruction Guidance

Glenn M. Sturgio, Ph.D., CHP, Radiation Safety Officer, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm


3:30 pm to 4:15 pm

Radiation Safety Culture in Acute General Hospitals.

Ray Dielman.

   AIHA Afternoon Session
 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 IH Survival Guide: Avoiding Common Sampling Mistakes

Lucinette Alvarado, CIH, Corporate CIH/Technical Service Manager – SKC, Inc 

 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Break - Vendor Expo

4:45 pm to 5:00 pm

Closing Ceremonies, Michael Henderson, PhD, CIH, President FL AIHA Local Section 2019-2020

 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Completing a Desktop based Occupational Health & Hygiene Gap Assessment in Multiple Jurisdictions in the Mining Sector

Bryan Wilson, CRSP Associate, Senior OH&S Specialist– Golder Associates, Ltd

 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm  AIHA Business meeting 

Event eligible for ABIH CM credits. See ABIH website for CM credit criteria. Agenda subject to change.

 NOTE: To pay by check  

  • Register for the conference online at Regular registration link is https://hopin.to/events/fl-chapter-aiha-fall-conference-2020

    The password is Sunshine2020      

  • Pay online      

  • If you'd like to go to the hotel for some uninterrupted virtual conferencing, the BilMar has offered our room rate to those wishing to stay for the conference and weekend 

Hotel Booking Information

       Bilmar Beach Resort

10650 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, Florida 33706

 If the hyperlink above doesn't work, please make your reservations by calling 1-866-302-7534.  They must identify themselves as members of the Group, Florida Local Section AIHA. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.

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