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Webinars Presented by STEM Society Experts

CESSE hosts informational webinars from a wide range of relevant topics throughout the year. They are available to all CESSE members for an unlimited time.

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Office Settings: Important Reopening Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 1 pm ET

It is important for building owners and managers to follow proper workplace health and safety protocols when reopening facilities after a prolonged decrease in operations or complete shut-down. This importance is further exacerbated by the fact that reopening may occur during the COVID-19 pandemic in which community spread may be occurring. This webinar will present important risk mitigation aspects for both employers and their employees to incorporate during reopening and resumption of “normal” operations of office buildings. Further, key epidemiological factors and how to monitor those factors within the context of the workplace will also be discussed.

Eligible for 1 CAE credit. 
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About the Speaker

Dr. Corey BolesDr. Corey Boles is a Senior Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk. Corey is an industrial hygienist with expertise in aerosol science and microbial exposures. He has a Ph.D. in Occupational and Environmental Health from The University of Iowa College of Public Health. Dr. Boles’ has conducted microbial exposure and risk assessments for occupational, consumer, and environmental exposures (e.g., norovirus, influenza A, swine influenza, bacteria, fungi, allergens, endotoxins). He has provided COVID-19 support for clients across several industries located in both the United States and abroad. This support includes guidance for risk management techniques, cleaning and disinfection protocols, consumer product handling guidance, risk assessments for public facing clients, communication framework development, case management plans, COVID-19 awareness training, and workplace continuity plans. Dr. Boles is a member of the AIHA Biosafety and Environmental Microbiology Committee and is working with the AIHA COVID-19 Task Force to draft Back To Work Safely guidance documents.

Roadmapping Conference Success: Leveraging Knowledge Hubs to Enrich Your Conference Agenda, Grow Your Audience and Improve Delegate Engagement

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 2 pm ET

In this webinar, Destination Canada’s Business Events team will walk you through the benefits of hosting your event in key knowledge hubs, and how to leverage sector expertise to augment your conference agenda, engage with your delegates and grow your audience and membership base. Using case studies from global conferences hosted in Canada’s innovation centres, we’ll provide you with the tools to identify knowledge hubs by sector, and the roadmap for how to best connect with local industry and thought leaders to create meaningful content presentations, technical tours and field trips, and enhanced networking opportunities during your event, ultimately increasing your event ROI.

Eligible for 1 CAE credit. 

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About the Speaker

Virginie De Visscher Director of Business Development, Economic Sectors, Destination Canada is responsible for leading the development and managing the implementation of Destination Canada's economic sector strategy. She is also responsible for increasing overnight visitations to Canada by attracting business events from international markets in alignment with economic sectors identified in Canada's Trade and Investment Strategy.

Virginie has an extensive background in business development and international operations with 17 years' experience. She has lived and worked in more than seven countries in Asia, Africa and Europe before moving to Canada in 2010, where she was director of international trade at the World Trade Centre Winnipeg for five years.

Virginie is the Honorary Consol for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Manitoba and is a certified International Trade Professional (CITP) through the Forum for International Trade Training. Virginie holds a Masters of Science from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) in Belgium, and a diploma of Engineering in Agriculture. She is originally from Belgium and has language skills in French, English, Spanish, Dutch and Bahasa Indonesia.


Free Webinars on COVID-19 Topics

During these trying times, we feel it's right to provide not only our STEM society members the resources they need to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, but also the broader community of association professionals. We are offering very relevant and timely presentations to help you guide your associations.

  • You can access the recorded webinar, COVID-19: Legal Strategies for Association Meetings presented by Jeff Tenebaum, Managing Partner at Tenebaum Law Group PLLC, in our webinar library. This webinar gives you the legal strategies that you can take to guide your associations if their events are canceled or rescheduled. 

  • How to Pivot and Create a Virtual Event in the Face of Challenge brings together an experienced panel who has recently had to plan and institute quick, innovative thinking for their events. The webinar is presented by:

    • Chris Urena, CAE, The Endocrine Society
    • Renee Lewis, CMP, Infinity Management Group 
    • Emma Clawson, Hematology-Oncology Pharmacy Association
    • Christine Young, Hematology-Oncology Pharmacy Association
    • Jacob Adams, NACE International

View webinar library for free COVID-19 presentations 


CESSE is a CAE Approved Provider

This webinar meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.

For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae. As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 1 credit toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

Note: Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.

CESSE is a CMP Approved Provider

Certified Meeting Professional Preferred ProviderCESSE has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of the above-listed continuing education courses, which qualify for CMP continuing education credit.  Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.

We're About Trust

The keyword that comes up again and again at CESSE is trust. Our community members meet through our hallmark events and continue the conversations well beyond. Whether you are looking for a sounding board to help you work through a challenge, tips and advice on industry practices, or referrals to other people who have a solution you can use, CESSE is here to be, or become, your professional network of choice.

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