First Webcast in "Reopening the Workplace" Series Set for May 21

CorpGov to Host Panel with CTEH®, Nasdaq, Columbia Property Trust and ICR

NEW YORK--()--As state and local governments across the country phase out restrictions and allow companies to reopen, business leaders must be prepared to meet varying regulatory compliance and employee safety rules and protocols. To help them navigate this ever-evolving guidance, CorpGov will moderate the first panel in the Reopening the Workplace series on Thursday, May 21, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. 

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The first installment of the Webcast series, hosted in partnership with CTEH, Nasdaqand ICR, will feature leading experts from various sectors and industries, including:

  • David Watts, senior industrial hygienist at CTEH, a scientific consulting firm that specializes in emergency preparedness, response and recovery
  • Raymond Mays, SVP and global head of real estate, facilities & security at Nasdaq, a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries
  • Nelson Mills, president and CEO of Columbia Property Trust Inc.which owns and operates 16 Class-A office buildings in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston
  • Anton Nicholas, managing partner at ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm
  • John Jannarone, editor-in-chief at CorpGov, a leading media company focused on corporate governance

“Manufacturing facilities, offices and industrial complexes are facing unprecedented challenges when it comes to deciphering guidelines to reopen safely,” said Cory Davis, senior vice president, operations and principal consultant for CTEH. “These operational issues and decisions become more complex when companies have multiple locations across state lines. This webcast will provide leaders with the best practices, ideas and advice they need to help ensure a safe and secure workplace environment.”

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • General reopening issues: Protocol and external responsiveness policies
  • Communication: How to communicate reopening protocols and to which audiences
  • Social distancing: State and local requirements and industry best practices
  • Workplace cleaning and disinfecting: Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting practices, including frequency needed to meet CDC guidelines
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Policies governing employee use of PPE
  • Employee Infection: Self-reporting and on-site screening policies (e.g. temperature checks)
  • Contractors and vendors: Precautionary measures and protocols for third parties
  • Telework: Planning and remote work considerations


A subsidiary of Montrose Environmental Group, Inc., CTEH is a management, technology and science-based consulting firm providing a wide-range of response services including environmental data collection and management, GIS, safety, crisis management, industrial hygiene, toxicology and human health consulting for the public and private sectors. For more information, visit

About CorpGov

CorpGov is dedicated to objective journalism to report and analyze today’s most important corporate governance issues. In an era when misinformation is rampant, we aspire to distinguish between truth and falsehood, along with opportunity and risk.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. To learn more about the company, technology solutions and career opportunities, visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter , or at

About Columbia Property Trust

Columbia Property Trust (NYSE: CXP) creates value through owning, operating and developing Class-A office buildings in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Boston. The Columbia team is deeply experienced in transactions, asset management and repositioning, leasing, development, and property management. It employs these competencies to grow value across its high-quality, well-leased portfolio of 16 properties that contain approximately seven million rentable square feet, as well as three properties under development, and also has approximately eight million square feet under management for private investors and third parties. Columbia has investment-grade ratings from both Moody’s and S&P Global Ratings. For more information, please visit

About ICR

Established in 1998, ICR partners with its clients to execute strategic communications and advisory programs that achieve business goals, build awareness and credibility, and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly-differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 750 clients in approximately 20 industries. ICR’s healthcare practice operates under the Westwicke brand ( Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America, maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Boston, Baltimore, San Francisco, San Diego and Beijing. Learn more at, or follow us on Twitter.