Challenges and Lessons Learned for Emerging EHS Issues
2013 Texas Hill Country Symposium

Presented by: SESHA & AIHA Texas Hill Country Local Sections
November 1, 2013, 8:00AM 4:00PM

Freescale Semiconductor, 7700 West Parmer Lane, Austin, Texas, 78729

Program Agenda

Program Element

Health & Safety


Environmental & Sustainability


Registration & Breakfast

muffins, scones, Danish, fruit, butter, jam, coffee, tea


“IH Issues with III-V Materials”

Steve Trammell, P.E., CSP, CHMM

ISMI Project Manager, ESH Technology Center


Breakout 1

“The Washington Buzz!”

Aaron Trippler

Director of Government Affairs

American Industrial Hygiene Association

“Benchmarking, Evaluation and Analysis of III-V ESH Processing Hazards”

Bonnie Blam, CSP, Senior Project Scientist

Brett Davis, PE, Senior Project Engineer

Zephyr Environmental Corp.

AM Snack Break

whole fruit, yogurt, trail mix, granola bars, juice, water

Breakout 2

“High Hazard Design”

Steve Barcik Amstel

Consulting Principal

High Tech Design Safety, Inc.

“Challenges and Lessons Learned: Semiconductor Greenhouse Gases”

Laurie Beu

Lunch & Vendor Visits

$10 meal ticket for cafeteria


“Communicating Risk and Correcting Misinformation in a New Era”

Dr. Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM

Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management, Professor of Occupational Health

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Breakout 3

“OSHA Emerging Issues”

Joann Natarajan

Compliance Assistant Specialist


“What Are You Doing to Eliminate Lead from Your Products?”

Griffin Teggeman

Manager, Environmentally Preferred Products Program

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

PM Snack Break

energy bars, chips, soda, tea, water

Breakout 4

“Nanotechnology and OEHS Harmonization; A Global Approach”

Don Ewert

VP – Field Services

nanoTox, Inc.

“Setting Effective and Measurable CSR Goals: Independent of Production and Reportable to the Public”

Robin Smith


RMS Interests, LLC


Closing Remarks

Matthew Kuntz, PE – Tokyo Electron

Betsy Shelton, MSIH, GSP – Seton Healthcare Family


Offsite Networking Happy Hour (at your own expense)

North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery

10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, Texas 78759

* in the event of continued US Government shutdown at the time of the Symposium, our OSHA speaker will be replaced by Dr. Emery, "Health and Safety's Role in Mitigating the Threat of "Insiders"”.

Contact Us:

Matthew Kuntz, General Co-Chair,, 512-424-1694

Betsy Shelton, General Co-Chair,, 512-636-1905

Bonnie Blam, Vendor/Sponsor Coordinator,, 512-579-3817