KPPC's Calendar of Events

KSMI Workshop 3 – Sustainable Manufacturing, Moving Forward @ Ford Louisville Assembly Plant
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This workshop will focus on developing a positive culture for sustainability and moving forward successfully by incorporating sustainable manufacturing principles. Participants will learn from other Kentucky manufacturers, engage in a discussion of incorporating life cycle perspective into the new ISO 14001:2015 standard, understand how Kentucky’s TRI database can benefit manufacturers, and learn about the core engineering research facilities at the University of Louisville. An introduction to sustainable product development will be presented in preparation for a future instructional webinar.

Topics to be addressed will include:

– Developing a culture for sustainability
– ISO 14001:2015 & Life Cycle Perspective
– Kentucky Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data
– Kentucky sustainable manufacturing case study examples
– Sustainable product development

Download the workshop agenda. [PDF]

Benefits of participating:

– Enhance ISO 14001:2015 environmental management plans
– Outline approaches for evaluating life cycle and sustainability
– Glean best practices in sustainability from other Kentucky manufacturers
– Learn and engage with University of Louisville engineering research capability
– Utilize Kentucky’s TRI database to benefit your organization

Cost to attend is $35 per person (credit card only) and includes continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks at the facility. Professional development hours (PDH) will be available for all workshop attendees.


Register for the Sustainable Manufacturing, Moving Forward workshop.


Waste Management Introduction and Compliance Workshop @ Big Sandy Area Development District
Mar 20 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) is an introductory level to help participants understand regulations governing hazard-ous waste and how to comply with them.

What will you learn?

• How waste is regulated and identified
• Requirements for different waste generators
• Updates hazardous waste regulations changes
• How to handle spills and other emergencies
• Common violations and what to expect during an inspection

Who should attend?

• Facility managers or owners and consultants
• Environmental, Health and Safety Professionals
• Representatives of retail, manufacturing and industrial facilities
• Representatives of facilities with aerosol cans, solvents, paint, pesticides, light bulbs, ballasts, and lawn care chemicals on premises

Fee: $40 (regular registration), $20 (KY EXCEL members)

Find out more about this event and how to register.