Saturday, October 20, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: 351A-C
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    • Room: 361A-C
    Speaker(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Room: 361D-F
    Speaker(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Room: 371D-F
    Speaker(s)
    • Advanced
    • Room: 381B
    Speaker(s)
      • Room: 361D
      Speaker(s)

        Sunday, October 21, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

        • Room: 351A-C
        Speaker(s)
          • Room: 362A/D
          Speaker(s)
            • Room: 371D-F
            Speaker(s)
            • Advanced
            • Room: 372A/D
            Speaker(s)

              Monday, October 22, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

            • Session Number:300
              • Room: Grand Ballroom
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Deborah A. P. Hersman
              President & CEO
              National Safety Council

                Monday, October 22, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

                • Room: Grand Ballroom
                Automation, wearables, augmented reality, virtual reality, drones, big data, machine learning, the internet of things – emerging technologies are now almost too numerous to keep track of. This year’s Executive Forum offers an in-depth look at the tools and trends organizations are beginning to adopt and practical advice for the... ...read more...
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                James Dorris
                Vice President Environment Health & Safety
                United Rentals
                Speaker
                Lydia Boyd Campbell
                Chief Medical Officer
                IBM
                Speaker
                Michelle Garner-Janna
                Executive Director - Corporate Health and Safety
                Cummins, Inc.
                Moderator
                Evaristo Leonardi
                VP, Global Operations Support
                AES

                  Monday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                  • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                  Do the phrases “that will never happen to me” or “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years and never been hurt” sound familiar? Do you have people in your organization who are “10 feet tall and bulletproof”? This motivational session, designed to spark critical thinking, will discuss the transition... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Jack Jackson
                  Senior Safety Consultant
                  SafeStart
                  Moderator
                  Kenneth Schriner
                  Retired
                  Western Area Power Administration
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate

                  Monday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                  • Room: 371D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 372B/E
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 372C/F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Introductory
                  • Room: 381A
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 381B
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 382A
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 342D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 382B
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Introductory
                  • Room: 361A-C
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 361D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 362A/D
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate

                  Monday, October 22, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                  • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                  Achieving safety excellence is a journey, not a destination. Do you have a roadmap showing you the most direct route? This session discusses how other organizations have successfully begun and continued on that journey. Learn the milestones you must pass along the way and how to redirect your efforts at... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Charles Douros
                  Senior Consultant
                  ProAct Safety, Inc.
                  Speaker
                  Terry Mathis
                  CEO
                  ProAct Safety Inc.
                  Moderator
                  Jonathan Thomas
                  Chief Research Consultant
                  National Safety Council
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced

                  Monday, October 22, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                  • Room: 352D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Introductory
                  • Room: 351D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 361A-C
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 361D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 362B/E
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 342D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 362A/D
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Introductory
                  • Room: 372C/F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 381A
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 382A
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 382B
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 382C
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate

                  Monday, October 22, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                  • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                  This session will review electrical safety concepts – from new equipment to risk assessment techniques – and point to key standards and standards concepts that are not normally fully implemented. You’ll learn about some cutting-edge technologies that could change electrical safety and personnel protection....
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Mr.  Hugh Hoagland
                  Sr. Consultant
                  e-Hazard.com
                  Moderator
                  Troy Bonar
                  President
                  Safety Personnel Services Inc.
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced

                  Monday, October 22, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                  • Room: 361D-F
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 362A/D
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate
                  • Room: 362B/E
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Introductory
                  • Room: 361A-C
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Advanced
                  • Room: 372A/D
                  Speaker(s)
                  Tracks:
                  • Intermediate

                  Tuesday, October 23, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                  • Room: Grand Ballroom
                  When Yogi Berra uttered these famous words, he captured the essence of the fast and furious pace of change that the safety profession is facing … for which we are not ready. A lot of focus is being placed on the “second wave” in safety – the so-called New View,... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Corrie Pitzer
                  CEO
                  SAFEmap
                  Moderator
                  Jack Jackson
                  Senior Safety Consultant
                  SafeStart

                    Tuesday, October 23, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                    • Room: 351
                    Campbell Institute Workshop A explores the immense opportunities for EHS in the era of analytics, data lakes and cognitive computing. In this intensive three-hour session, participants will hear from industry and data experts on the strategies, tools, and approaches necessary to make the most of your metrics. Note: a $99... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Mike Brown
                    IBM
                    Speaker
                    Monika Buchanan
                    Global EHS&S Director
                    AES
                    Speaker
                    Sean Allen
                    Corporate Health & Safety Manager
                    IBM
                    Moderator
                    Erick Walberth
                    Director Safety & Environmental
                    Schneider Electric
                    Moderator
                    Glenn Murray
                    Senior Client Advisor
                    COVE | Center of Visual Expertise
                    Tracks:

                      Tuesday, October 23, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

                      • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                      Make sure to be on the Expo floor when an OSHA representative announces the agency's Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2017. Congress & Expo attendees will be the first to hear this major announcement....
                      Speaker(s)
                      Speaker
                      Patrick Kapust
                      Deputy Director
                      OSHA - Directorate of Enforcement Programs

                        Tuesday, October 23, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                        • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                        The human hand is one of the most important tools in a work environment, regardless of the task being performed. It is also most vulnerable to occupational injury, ranking high among all injury types. Join PPE Experts from ISEA, in a discussion on the innovations in hand protection, to better... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Paul Harris
                        VP of Product Strategy and Innovations
                        MCR Safety
                        Speaker
                        Rodney Taylor
                        Global Sales & Marketing Manager Industrial PPE
                        D3O
                        Moderator
                        Cristine Fargo
                        Director Member and Technical Services
                        International Safety Equip Assn.

                          Tuesday, October 23, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                          • Room: 351
                          Campbell Institute Workshop B explores the tactical element of emerging technologies that are ready for implementation or already in use across industries today. In this interactive three-hour session, participants will learn about the successes and challenges of implementing everything from wearables to “hyper-training” from leading industry and technology experts.   Note:... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker
                          Alfredo Banos
                          Director of Innovation
                          Cummins
                          Speaker
                          Clint Wernimont
                          Corporate Senior Safety Leader
                          Cummins Inc.
                          Speaker
                          Ethan Lesueur
                          SSIT Manager
                          Exxon Mobil Corporation
                          Speaker
                          Jonathon Greene
                          Business Strategy Advisor
                          Exxon Mobil Corporation
                          Moderator
                          Pete Batrowny
                          Environmental Health and Safety Consultant
                          PB Global EHS, Inc.
                          Moderator
                          Ron Kurtz
                          HSE Director
                          Firmenich
                          Tracks:

                            Tuesday, October 23, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                            • Room: 372C/F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 382C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced
                            • Room: 382B
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Room: 381B
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Room: 352C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 352D-F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 372A/D
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 371D-F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 362C/F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced
                            • Room: 361D-F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced
                            • Room: 362B/E
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Room: 361A-C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Room: 371A-C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Room: 342D-F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced

                            Tuesday, October 23, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                            • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                            It’s hard to be a top-notch safety pro and still find time to deliver great training. Tired of compliance- based lectures and begging people to come and pay attention? Stop working so hard – work smarter! Become a Safety Training Ninja who uses tools like a master and slices through... ...read more...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker
                            Regina McMichael
                            President
                            The Learning Factory Inc.
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate

                            Tuesday, October 23, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                            • Room: 362A/D
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Room: 362B/E
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Introductory
                            • Lecture: Single Speaker
                            • Room: 372A/D
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 342D-F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 352D-F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced
                            • Room: 372C/F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced
                            • Room: 371A-C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Advanced
                            • Room: 362C/F
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 382B
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate
                            • Room: 382C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Tracks:
                            • Intermediate

                            Wednesday, October 24, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                            • Room: Grand Ballroom
                            Was the communication plan consistent? How decisions were made based on history from Hurricane Rita. Where did the infrastructure fail? Were the evacuation sites in place and ready?...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker
                            Harris County Judge Ed Emmett
                            Director of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
                            TBA
                            Moderator
                            Tim Page-Bottorff
                            Senior Safety Consultant
                            SafeStart
                            Tracks:

                              Wednesday, October 24, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


                              Wednesday, October 24, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                              • Room: NSC Learning Lab Booth #4535
                              This session celebrates the people responsible for the safety of others and reminds them of the profound effect they have on people’s lives. In the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey gets the opportunity to see the difference he made in the lives of the people of Bedford Falls.... ...read more...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Dale Lesinski
                              Vice President
                              DiVal Safety Equipment
                              Moderator
                              Craig Corey
                              Corporate Occupational Safety Lead
                              Arkema Inc.
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate

                              Wednesday, October 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                              • Room: 362A/D
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 362B/E
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 362C/F
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Introductory
                            • Session Number:105
                            • 105 - Hang Up and Drive
                              • Room: 372A/D
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 372B/E
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 372C/F
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 381B
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Introductory
                              • Room: 382A
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Advanced
                              • Room: 352D-F
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Lecture: Single Speaker
                              • Room: 371A-C
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 352A
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Introductory
                              • Room: 371D-F
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate

                              Wednesday, October 24, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                              • Room: 382C
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Advanced
                              • Room: 381A
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 381C
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Introductory
                              • Room: 352D-F
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 372A/D
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate
                              • Room: 362B/E
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Introductory
                              • Room: 382A
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Advanced
                              • Room: 372B/E
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Advanced
                              • Room: 372C/F
                              Speaker(s)
                              Tracks:
                              • Intermediate

                              Thursday, October 25, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

                              • Room: 351A-C
                              Speaker(s)
                                • Room: 381B
                                Speaker(s)
                                • Intermediate
                                • Room: 362A/D
                                Speaker(s)
                                • Intermediate
                                • Room: 371D-F
                                Speaker(s)
                                  • Room: 372A/D
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  • Intermediate
                                • Session Number:223
                                • 223 - Job Safety Analysis
                                  • Room: 362B/E
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                                    • Room: 372B/E
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    • Intermediate

                                    Friday, October 26, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM