The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create unprecedented economic and public health challenges for local governments, businesses and other institutions as they move toward reopening to a new normal.
On Thursday, June 18, Elmhurst College will host a free webinar, “Fast and Safe Reopenings and Recovery Using Open Data, Project Management and Compliance to Standards.” The webinar will explore evidence-based strategies to help communities reopen safely, build consumer and employee confidence, and restore long-lasting economic prosperity.
The hourlong webinar will feature a panel of experts from global safety science company UL; the market leading solutions analytics provider, Minitab, LLC; data sharing platform provider Opendatasoft; and the Elmhurst College graduate programs in data science and public health.
The panelists will discuss methods and resources that are available to local communities as they seek optimal ways to reopen and recover, with a focus on:
- A project management approach tied to meeting safety standards
- Decentralized, data-driven execution and communication
- The importance of using the right software solutions to execute
- Using third-party inspections, testing and certifications to instill consumer and employee confidence
- Preventing future shutdowns through statistical hypothesis testing
The Presenters Include
- Co-moderator: John Aaron, Ph.D., adjunct faculty, Elmhurst College Master of Data Science program
- Co-moderator: Molly Tran, M.D., M.P.H., M.A., program director, Elmhurst College Master of Public Health program
- Franck Carassus, co-founder, Opendatasoft
- Eric Glass, senior risk and safety advisor, UL
- Chris Ashworth, national manager built environment and sustainability, UL
- Jennifer Atlas, global market development manager, Minitab, LLC
The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
About the Presenters
Elmhurst College is a leading four-year college that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, evening and online programs for adults, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Ranked among the best in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report, Elmhurst College will become Elmhurst University on July 1.
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for more than 125 years. Its more than 14,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit UL.com.
Minitab helps companies and institutions spot trends, solve problems and discover valuable insights in their data by delivering a comprehensive and best-in-class suite of solutions analytics including data analysis, predictive analytics, machine learning, statistical analysis and process improvement tools, along with a team of highly trained experts to service and support them on their analytics journey. Regardless of statistical background, Minitab empowers organizations through easy-to-use software, clicks not code, on-site and public training and a global support network of expert statisticians. Visit Minitab.com to learn more.
At Opendatasoft, we help organizations make their data bright! Opendatasoft is the leading solution helping private companies and governments share and reuse data. With the Opendatasoft platform, organizing, sharing, and visualizing all types of data has never been easier. Opendatasoft empowers professionals to innovate and contribute to their organization’s growth. Founded in 2011, Opendatasoft is trusted by over 300 clients across the world, in North America, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. To learn more, visit opendatasoft.com.