2018 Schedule

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Sunday, 9/16/18 (Pre-Conference)

7:00 – 8:00am Registration

8:00 – 5:00pm

PCS-1 Prep
ASP/CSP Prep
Langlois/Weigand

Monday, 9/17/18 (Pre-Conference)

7:00 – 8:00am Registration

8:00 – 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions

PCS-1 Prep Cont’d
ASP/CSP Prep
Langlois/Weigand

PCS-2
Low Voltage Qualified Electrical Safety Training
Scott King

12:00 – 5:00pm

ROC Meeting
All ROC members or proxies should be in attendance

Tuesday 9/18/18 (Pre-Conference)

7:00 – 8:00am Registration

8:00 – 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions

PCS-1 Prep Cont’d
ASP/CSP Prep
Langlois/Weigand

PCS-3
How to Become a Safety Training Ninja
Regina McMichael, CSP, CET

PCS-4
Employee Engagement: Myth or Magic?
Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP

ROC Meeting
All ROC members or proxies should be in attendance

12:00 – 1:00pm Registration

1:00 – 5:00pm

PCS-1 Prep Cont’d
ASP/CSP Prep
Langlois/Weigand

PCS-3 Cont’d
How to Become a Safety Training Ninja
Regina McMichael, CSP, CET

PCS-5
Accident Investigation for Safety Directors
Tommy Pollard

PCS-6

ROC Meeting
All ROC members or proxies should be in attendance

Wednesday 9/19/18

7:00 – 8:00am Registration – Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30am

Opening Comments
Elizabeth Barnette

8:30 – 10:00am

General Session

Getting a Seat at the C-Suite: What Every Safety Pro Should Know
Regina McMichael, CSP, CET

10:00 – 10:45am Break/Exhibition – EXHIBIT HALL OPEN 10:00 a.m. – 6:00p.m

10:45 – 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions

The “STATES” of Emergency – Disaster Lessons for Safety Professionals
Katrina. Rita. The tsunami. The London Bombings. 9/11.

Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP

Arc Flash Loss Prevention
Scott King

Leveraging Vehicle Based Safety Technology to Curb Distracted Driving
Tommy Pollard

Contemporary Issues Affecting Safety Program Operations
Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CBSP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM

12:00 – 1:15pm Lunch

1:15 – 2:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Arc Flash Loss Prevention REPEAT SESSION
Scott King

Understanding and Harnessing the Power of Human Habit Science to Enhance Safety Results
Jack Luckhardt

Discovering the World of “Digital Safety”: Amazing Tools Available at Your Fingertips That You Might Not Have Known About
Scott Patlovich, DrPH, CBSP, SM(NRCM), CHMM, CPH

Student Presentations, Part 1
Ogaga Tebehaevu

2:30 – 3:15pm Exhibition Hall Open

3:15 – 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions

Contractor Safety Prequalification: What We’re Learning and You Should Know
David Willbanks, PhD, CSP, CRSP

Interview and Employee Development Skills to Create the Optimum Safety Team for Your Organization
Cheryl M. Riordan, M.S., CSP

Downloading and Utilizing Digital Safety Applications Demonstration
Scott Patlovich, DrPH, CBSP, SM(NRCM), CHMM, CPH

Student Presentations, Part 2
Ogaga Tebehaevu

Thursday, 9/20/18

7:00 – 8:00am Registration – Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30am

Opening Comments and Student Awards
Elizabeth Barnette in Exhibit Hall

8:30 – 10:00am General Session

Today is the FIRST Day of the Rest of Your Career
Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP

10:00 – 10:30am Break/Exhibition Hall Open

10:30 – 11:45pm Concurrent Sessions

Risk Based Accident Investigations
Paul Esposito, CIH, CSP

Using Safety Measures and Metrics to Drive Decision Making: A Case Study
Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CBSP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM

On-Site Health Recipe: Blending Soft Tissue Wellness & Injury Prevention Efforts
Jeff Paddock and Marc Couch

11:45 – 12:00pm Break

12:00 – 3:00pm

Lunch and Learn Session

Living the Laws of Leadership
Denis Baker, CSP, ASP, CRIS

12:00 – 5:00pm

Golf Outing

Friday, 9/21/18

7:00 – 8:00am Registration – Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15am

Opening Comments
Elizabeth Barnette

8:15 –9:45am General Session

The Realities of Our Safety Profession: A brief look at our profession from a personal perspective and what it will take to prosper in the future
Skipper Kendrick, CSP

9:45 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:45am Concurrent Sessions

This Ain’t Your Normal Safety Training
Skipper Kendrick, CSP

The Role of Driver Behavior and Incentives in Reducing Road Collisions
Gregory Wolfe

OSHA/MSHA Update
Adele Abrams

11:45am – Conference Ends