SESHA 24th Annual Symposium
April 2-6, 2002
Palm Springs, CA
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 12:00

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April 2 (Tue) - Professional Development Courses (PDC)

  Morning Afternoon
Room 1Building Credibility for your EH&S Strategies to Increase Value to your Organization
Room 4Practical Approaches to Decontamination & Decommissioning
Room 5Fire & Building Code Development and Impacts Facing Semiconductor High Technology Industries
Room 6Incident Preparedness: The Complete Approach. How to Minimize the Potential and Mitigate the Actual
Room 7Cancelled
Room 8OSHA 300 Recordkeeping - Successful Implementation and Lessons LearnedTerrorism: Effective Preparation and Response
Room 9Safety Considerations for Ion ImplantersSemiconductor Facility Exhaust Management and Air Abatement Equipment
Student Papers18 Papers Selected

Select PDCs may also be offered on Saturday, April 6, 2002. Please advise SESHA on the secure registration form if you desire to attend multiple PDCs so that our PDC co-chairs may evaluate the demand and coordinate accordingly.

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April 3 (Wed) - General Session Grid

Safety/IH Environmental Bootcamp Management
Session 1 8:00-12:00
Keynote Forum
  • Bioterrorism, The Threat of Biological Agents and Toxins on Industry (Lt. Colonel Donald L. Noah, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, U.S. Airforce, Chief, Public Health & Epidemiology Department, US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) )

  • State of the Union for Semiconductor Research (Chief Operating Officer, International Sematech)

  • Future Environmental Challenges for the Semiconductor Industry (David J. Hayes, Chairman of the Global Environment Department at Latham & Watkins; former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Interior)
12:00-1:00 Exhibit Hall Lunch
1:00-1:45 Managing Safety at Multiple Locations ...
Fisher, S.
Results of Surveys to Evaluate the Cost ...
McHugh*, L.
An Overview of the Semiconductor ...
Benson, R.
Leadership Forum
1:45-2:30 How's your Safety Management System? A ...
Brandt, K.
Chemical Use Restrictions
Higgs, T.
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-3:45 Starting a Fab from Scratch - ...
Pianalto, S.
Assessing the Relative Global Warming ...
Seif, D.
Semiconductor Manufacturing: An ...
Wald, P.
3:45-4:30 Establishing and Implementing an ...
Olexia*, D.
Managing Fluorine Emissions at ...
Smylie, M.

Costs & Benefits of Adopting an EMS
Midgelow, L.
Effective Training Methods
Taylor, K.
Roundtable A
Using E Technologies to Enhance EHS Program Performance (Exhibits and Demonstrations)
Brochure with Information and Presenter Registration Form (PDF file)
Roundtable B
Code Developments and the Potential Impacts
Roundtable C
Environmental Regulatory Development Issues
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April 4 (Thursday) - General Session Grid

Safety/IH Environmental Bootcamp Management
Session 2 8:30-9:15 TBD Water Water Everywhere And Not A Drop ...
Rimer, A.
Current Perspectives in Industrial ...
Aton, E.
Using Intranet Technology to Enable ESH ...
Bruner, J.
9:15-10:00 Laser Safety in Semiconductor ...
Jamali, J.
Environmental Indicators: Benchmarking ...
Sheinbein, R.
One-on-One to High Fives: Five Easy ...
Grieve, R.
"Learn from the mistakes of others ..."
Barnes, R.
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15 Assessments of Semiconductor Products ...
Visty, J.
Water Conservation in Semiconductor ...
Chiarello, R.
Gas Chemical Systems
Benson, R.
A Dedicated Website Makes a More ...
McCarrick, H.
11:15-12:00 How to characterize hazards in emerging ...
Proust, N.
Water Conservation Round Table
Cooper, T.
The Value and Application of Threshold ...
Birkner, L.
Total Cost Assessment Methodology
Turton, D.
12:00-1:00 Exhibit Hall Lunch
Session 3 1:00-1:45 Identifying and Managing Risk in the ...
Kleinsteuber, M.
Fab Decommissioning: The Outline of ...
Stadlman, C.
Components of an Effective Emergency ...
Jamali, J.
Managing Organizational and Individual ...
Schneider, S.
1:45-2:30 Subatmospheric Gas Systems and the Fire ...
Stookey, S.
Ensuring the Safe Movement of Used ...
Barnes, R.
What is a HazMat Technician?
Taylor, K.
Integrated EH&S Objectives and Targets: ...
Thomas, C.
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-3:45 Environmental, Safety and Health ...
Raynor *', M.
Chemical Tracking and Environmental ...
Gibbs, L.
Emergencies: I'll Show You Mine, If ...
Rodstein, J.
Achieving Sustaining World Class Safety ...
Scully, C.
3:45-4:30 NFPA Update and Impact to the Industry ...
Benson, R.
Chemical Management Services: A Case ...
Whaley, D.
Emerging Issues: The EHS Professional ...
Aton, E.
Developing EHS Goals
Weigand, R.
Roundtable D
Managing EHS with Fewer Resources
Roundtable E
Semiconductor Emergency Response Forum (SERF)
Roundtable F
Compound Semiconductor Abatement Technology Development
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April 5 (Friday) - General Session Grid

Safety/IH Environmental Bootcamp Management
Session 4 8:30-9:15 300mm Fab Risk Challenges
DeGiorgio, V.
Making Sub-atmospheric Delivery Work ...
Rodstein, J.
Alphabet Soup: An Overview of ...
Williams, J.
Adding Terrorism to Your Contingency ...
Taylor, K.
9:15-10:00 Making It Stick: A Systematic Approach ...
Rostykus, W.
Recycling of Compound Semiconductor ...
Rathie, N.
Energy Conservation Studies at ...
Malella, R.
An Effective Approach to Business ...
Crockett, R.
10:30-11:15 Process Safety Risk Analysis Techniques ...
VanOmmeren, J.
Ammonia for Blue LED Production, from ...
Van Gompel, J.
A New Look at Life Cycle Assessment for ...
Ho, H.
Security and Threat Assessments ...
Williams, R.
11:15-12:00 Fire Risk Assessment and Mitigation for ...
Benson, R.
Emissions Resulting from the Deposition ...
Worth, W.
Selected Environmental Auditing ...
Williams, J.
12:00-1:00Closing General Session
2:00-6:00Exhibitor Sponsored Golf Tournament
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Golf Tournament
Friday, April 5
1:30 PM Shotgun Start
(Details and Registration
Info in our brochure
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