XXVIII La Jolla Energy Conference

22 - 23 May 2019

ERM is proud to be sponsoring and presenting at the XXVIII La Jolla Energy Conference in La Jolla, CA this May.

Every May the Institute of the Americas brings together thought leaders from government, industry, and civil society to facilitate dialogue, inform rational policymaking, and foster a deeper understanding of the Western Hemisphere’s most critical energy and sustainability issues.

Learn more about the XXVIII La Jolla Energy Conference

ERM at the Conference

ERM will be Silver Sponsor at the conference, as well as a presenter in the opening workshops on May 22nd.

Safety Transformation as a Pathway to Operational Performance
11:00am - 12:45pm

In an era of energy transformation, organizations are rethinking how to deliver better safety and operational outcomes. Join the discussion to get a firsthand look at how 120 companies are addressing this transformation challenge and moving from a cost center to a value creator.

Lead Expert Presenters: Héctor Garcés, ERM Partner and Phil LaDuke, ERM Principal Consultant

The opening workshops will be held at the Institute of the Americas and transportation provided to and from the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines on the BYD electric bus.

ERM Speakers

Mr. Phil LaDuke is a Principle with Environmental Resources Management (ERM), He has over 30 years of experience in the field of Organizational Development, Worker Safety, Executive Coaching, and Training. Mr. LaDuke is an internationally renowned executive consultant, safety expert, speaker, blogger, trainer, and author. He has over 350 published magazine and two books and is published on all inhabited continents. An iterant thinker he writes and speaks extensively on organizational change and worker safety. He frequently guest lectures; including presentations at Tulane, Wayne State, the University of Michigan—Dearborn, Loyola School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins University. In 2018 Mr. LaDuke was named to Thinkers360’s exclusive list of the top 20 Global thought leaders in sustainability, and in 2019 he was also included in its list of the top 20 global thought leaders in technology. He also has been appointed to three biomedical safety boards.  

Hector Garces is a Digital Transformation expert at ERM with a focus on Environmental Health, Safety & Social solutions for Latin America. Hector has supported top companies in the Forbes 500 in automating and modernizing processes using technology and harvesting the data produced by these systems. His experience includes working with companies in the Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Mining and other sectors with global operations. Hector has almost 20 years of experience in designing, implementing and sustaining technology solutions, with the goal of maximizing the return on the investment and generating digital assets.


Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
La Jolla, CA, United States