Qepler | summits & conferences | HSE Management Summit, Berlin, 13 June 2019
Event Location:
Berlin, Germany
NH Collection Berlin Friedrichstrasse Friedrichstraße 96
13 June 2019 - 14 June 2019

The call for speakers is open now.
Please find below the tentative schedule. Speaking sessions will be grouped according to similar themes into blocks and published upon finalizing the agenda, so please check back!

Contact Person: Evgenia Makar
Contact Person: Evgenia Makar, Qepler s.r.o.
Contact Person: Denis Polikarpov
Contact Person: Denis Polikarpov, Qepler s.r.o.

Conference Overview

Health and Safety in the workplace remain to one of the leading overhead expenses and key issues amongst employers and companies. Organisations are continuing to implement new HSE programs and policies to meet issues and continued success. They need to be flexible during the adaption of the new policies. Health and safety legislation is tightening. Therefore, companies are taking steps to improve the health and safety in the workplace.

The multi-generational workforce is reshaping the organizational culture, management, and the whole business. For Millennials and later generations accommodation companies are redesigning jobs and workspace.

Today more attention is paid to the employees. Companies are collecting employee feedbacks and utilizing innovations for better engagement. Generation shift of the workforce leads to employee engagement and feedbacks increase.

Due to challenges in searching the right workers, companies are focusing on upskilling, retraining and development their workforce. They evaluate the need for an emphasis on education and experience what leads to a tightening of specific hiring requirements. The demand for safety personnel at all levels is increasing and it is leading to a tightening of the specific hiring requirements. As a result, the INSHPO Professional Framework was signed in September 2017 for profession improvement and standardization.

Due to various shifts in the economy and their impacts work-related stress disorders are expected to rise. Stress has become a fact of life for today’s average employee—whether it is caused by increasing workplace demands, a changing industrial workforce organizational environment, or economic hardships. Stress in the workplace is an ongoing trend that seems to impact employees and employers in all workplace settings.

Current advancements in technology let companies analyse the huge amount of usable EHS and sustainability data, consequently, they are working on tying all corporate data for better risk management, workforce planning, and decisions making.

Companies are developing and leveraging the internal risk management programmes, risk management data, and effectiveness of risks reduction. Many companies are using predictive analytics for risk management development. Telematics is also integrating for the risks mitigation. It provides HSE professionals real-time metrics. IoT, cutting-edge workplace safety tools and applications are integrating into HSE programs for greater efficiency in operations. The mobile revolution has catalysed the rise of microlearning. This approach optimizes knowledge retention and allows employees to use mobile devices to consume key safety training content. New risks have appeared due to safety technologies leverage; therefore, organizations need to implement security practices, new HSE technologies that safeguard PII and provide security.

The HSE Summit 2019 is a networking, learning, and intelligence gathering to showcase best practices in new HSE programmes, policies, and management teams to develop, build and integrate continuous HSE improvement mechanism, implement project effectively and understand its needs.

The featured talks on:

  • Changing face of regulations and legislations: latest legal developments in HSE.
  • Occupational health and safety management systems and ISO 45001.
  • Creating, developing and maintaining a strong, effective and sustainable health and safety culture in the workplace.
  • HSE management and sustainability programs.
  • Leveraging Risk Management for HSE and operations: from compliance to commitment.
  • Data-Driven Risk Management for transparent and better-informed business.
  • Effective tools for evaluation and prioritization of HSE risks.
  • Employee Health and Wellness. Stress reduction.
  • People-centred prevention: industrial revolution and the future of prevention.
  • Capturing the Voice of the Employee.
  • Upskilling and retraining. The advancement of microlearning.
  • Communication and leadership: strategic tools for safety performance.
  • Increase employee engagement and empowerment: the recurrent risk assessment approach.
  • Mobile technology for efficiency improvement, easy audit, equipment management and inspection conduction.
  • Cloud-based software for safety and incident management, reporting and analytics: enabling compliance and management systems excellence.
  • Predictive analysis and prevention for risks identification and control, and incidents prevention.
  • Telematics, data analytics, VR and AR, smart PPE wearables and sensors for HSE improvement.

Meet our Speakers



Harshal Shah

Cambridge Consultants

chaired a panel discussion on the digitisation of clinical trials and next gen injectable devices, with speakers from Novartis, Roche, Janssen, Sanofi, SHL Group and Corvus Device.