Registration is now closed for Chicago but please visit our event page for remaining dates and locations.
|3:00 – 3:05 PM
Welcome to Evolve On-the-Ground
Now is not the time for reactive compliance programs. To succeed amidst global ESG regulations, new PFAS risks, and rapidly shifting product compliance requirements, manufacturers need to be proactive and prepared. That is why we created Assent Evolve — so manufacturers, thought leaders, and experts alike can meet, network, and discuss solutions.
During our in-person sessions, you’ll learn about global compliance trends, the risks PFAS presents, Assent’s customer partnerships, and what success means in our current regulatory landscape.
|3:05 – 3:20 PM
[WARM UP] Achieving Your Program Goals at Evolve
Achieving Your Program Goals at Evolve
Assent Evolve is a melting pot of ideas, thoughts, and innovation. During our special on-the-ground sessions, let’s explore your program goals and hot topics, and discuss what matters most to you.
|3:20 – 3:55 PM
[SESSION] Building a Resilient Compliance Program: Addressing PFAS & Driving Innovation
Building a Resilient Compliance Program: Addressing PFAS & Driving Innovation
PFAS risks are abound thanks to new legislation and class-action lawsuits. Those who don’t take a step forward are going to fall behind.
During this session, you will learn how you can build a robust product compliance program — one that drives product innovation, supports your existing product compliance requirements, and helps you proactively tackle new PFAS challenges.
|3:55 – 4:15 PM
[CUSTOMER SESSION] Success In Chicago: How Assent and Customer Partnerships Drive Growth
Success In Chicago: How Assent and Customer Partnerships Drive Growth
Join us in Chicago, IL for a fireside chat with current Assent customers. We will delve into the tangible successes made possible through our customer partnerships. Plus, you’ll learn how our solutions empower customers to achieve success across product compliance and ESG, tackle new risks like PFAS, and drive sustained growth.
|4:15 – 4:30 PM
|4:30 – 5:05 PM
[PANEL] The World As It Is: Expert Insights On Global Compliance Trends
The World As It Is: Expert Insights On Global Compliance Trends
The world has changed dramatically. With supply chains rebuilding amidst global strife, new ESG regulations emerging, and the shifting product compliance landscape, now is the time to get ahead of your risks and pursue competitive advantages.
Join our panel as experts discuss global market access, what you can expect in the months to come, and how you can get ahead of your risks proactively.
|5:05 – 5:20 PM
[ACTIVITY] Get Hands-On with Assent’s Risk Assessment Tool
Get Hands-On with Assent’s Risk Assessment Tool
Join us for a hands-on experience as we introduce you to Assent’s groundbreaking Risk Assessment Tool. In this session, you’ll be able to delve into this innovative tool’s capabilities and learn how it can highlight existing risks within your supply chain.
At the end of the session, you will have a personalized risk report that you can take back to your company after Evolve On-the-Ground is over. Plus, you will see priortized recommendations to maximize your impact immediately.
|5:20 – 5:45 PM
[ROUNDTABLE] Decoding the Future: Roundtable On Compliance & Supply Chain Trends
Decoding the Future: Roundtable On Compliance & Supply Chain Trends
The regulatory landscape is changing rapidly. If you’re not acting now, you’re falling behind.
Join us for an engaging and informative roundtable session where we will discuss why proactively addressing PFAS compliance is vital. Plus, we’ll explore the importance of investing in Supply Chain ESG, how you can understand and unlock executive buyers, and why now, more than ever, you need to commit to your suppliers.
|5:45 – 6:10 PM
[ROUNDTABLE] The Time Is Now: Roundtable On the Dangers of Inaction & Importance of Proactivity
The Time Is Now: Roundtable On the Dangers of Inaction & Importance of Proactivity
Compliance cannot wait. With new ESG regulations emerging and PFAS risks threatening your market access, proactive action is required to safeguard your bottom line and prepare for the future. Waiting will only open you up to more risk.
Join us for a roundtable discussion with experts to dive into the importance of a proactive PFAS compliance approach and the dangers of inaction in a changing regulatory environment. We’ll also be discussing the importance of investing in Supply Chain ESG, committing to your supplier relationships, and how you can understand and unlocking executive buyers.
|6:10 – 6:30 PM
[CLOSING] Thoughts for the Road
Closing: Thoughts for the Road
Before we go, let’s discuss the things we’ve learned, the important insights we’ve gained, and how we can utilize this knowledge going forward. We hope you’ll stay in touch with your new connections and companions long after this event. Only together can we figure out compelling solutions to the supply chain challenges we face.
|6:30 – 8:00 PM
Dine & Gab: Celebratory Networking Dinner
Dine & Gab: Celebratory Networking Dinner
To celebrate all we’ve worked toward together, and to further foster our connection with one another, we are hosting a celebratory networking dinner. Bring your gift of gab and your appettite. We’ll cover the rest.
Part of the reason we created Evolve-On-the-Ground was because we wanted to get people together, in-person. No Zoom screens, no meetings, just old-fashioned conversation, networking, and camaradarie.
Are You Ready to Be On-the-Ground?
Evolve On-the-Ground is here. We’ve put together everything you need to know ahead of the event.
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What Is Evolve On-the-Ground?
In June, we gathered thousands of people for Assent Evolve, our premier virtual conference that helps complex manufacturers achieve deep sustainability across supply chains — from product compliance to ESG.
Now, we’re going on the road. We will be bringing an in-person, version of our popular virtual conference to three cities —San Jose, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; and Chicago, IL — where we will discuss PFAS risks, ESG regulations,
Assent’s new risk assessment tool, and much more!
When & Where Is Evolve On-the-Ground Happening?
Be sure to arrive early to get the best seat.
- Arrivals and check-in: 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
- Afternoon Programming: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
- Evening Programming: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Dinner & Networking: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue Details & Plan Your Day
Address: 401 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312 787 3447
Parking: Valet parking is available at the entrance of the hotel and will be complimentary if you say you are there for the Assent event
Ground transportation and airport recommendation: 12-minute walk from/to Millennium Station and Midway Airport is much closer than O’Hare Airport
Spots will fill up fast! Save your seat at the table in the city closest to you. Don’t miss this chance to network with peers, chat about pressing regulatory issues, find common solutions, and participate in expert-led roundtable discussions.