2019 Schedule

Monday, 9/16/19

2:00 – 6:00pm

          ROC Planning Meeting

    • RVP & AD’s attendance is required
    • Chapter member attendance is optional, but members are welcome to attend

Tuesday, 9/17/19 through Thursday, 9/19/19

8:00 – 5:00pm

           ROC Meeting

ASP/CSP Prep Course

Tuesday, 9/17/19 (Pre-Conference)

7:00 – 8:00am Registration

8:00 – 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions

PCS-1
Becoming a Safety Training Ninja
Regina McMichael, CSP, CET

PCS-2
Low Voltage Qualified Electrical Safety Training
Scott King, PMP, LEED0AP, QCxP

ROC Meeting

12:00 – 1:00pm Registration

1:00 – 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions

PCS-1 Cont’d
Becoming a Safety Training Ninja
Regina McMichael, CSP, CET

PCS-3
Accident Investigation for Safety Directors
Tommy Pollard

ROC Meeting

Wednesday 9/18/19

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

7:45 – 8:00am Welcome and Opening Comments

Mike Luffman, MS, CSP, ASP
ASSP Region VI PDC Chair

Julian Mercer, MS, CSP, CRSP, ASP, CSHM
ASSP Region VI Vice President

8:00 – 9:15am General Session

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

9:15 – 9:45am Break / Exhibition in Exhibit Hall

9:45 – 10:45am Concurrent Sessions

The “States” of Emergency – Disaster Lessons for Safety Professionals
Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP

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

Leveraging Vehicle Based Safety Technology to Curb Distracted Driving
Tommy Pollard

New Employee Orientation Best Practices
Brad Lindsey

10:45 – 11:15am Break / Exhibition in Exhibit Hall

11:15 – 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

The “States” of Emergency -Disaster Lessons for Safety Professionals (Encore Session)
Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP

Arc Flash Loss Prevention
Scott King, PMP, LEED-AP, QCxP

Leveraging Vehicle Based Safety Technology to Curb Distracted Driving (Encore Session)
Tommy Pollard

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

12:15 – 1:30pm Lunch and Speaker in Palmetto Pavilion

Making Your Safety Message Stick! 35 Years of Powerful Quotes Collected on Sticky Notes
Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CBSP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM

1:30 – 2:00pm Break / Exhibition in Exhibit Hall

2:00– 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions

Arc Flash Loss Prevention (Encore Session)
Scott King,PMP, LEED-AP, QCxP

Discovering the World of “Digital Safety”
Scott Patlovich, DrPH, CBSP,SM(NRCM), CHMM, CPH

New Employee Orientation Best Practices (Encore Session)
Brad Lindsey

Student Presentations, Part 1
Ogaga Tebehaevu

3:00 – 3:30pm Break / Exhibition in Exhibit Hall

3:30 – 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions

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

Cultural Intelligence in Health and Safety
Scott Patlovich, DrPH, CBSP, SM(NRCM), CHMM, CPH

Ethical Decision-Making Tools for Enhancing Organizational Safety Culture
Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CBSP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM

Student Presentations, Part 2
Ogaga Tebehaevu

4:30 – 6:00pm Vendor Reception

Thursday, 9/19/19

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

7:45 – 8:00am Opening Comments

Student Awards
ASSP Region VI Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award Presentation

8:00 – 9:15am General Session

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

9:15 – 9:30am Break

9:30 – 10:30am Concurrent Sessions

Risk Based Accident Investigation
Paul Esposito, CIH, CSP

Xs and Ys: Opening Communication and Mentorship through Generational Differences
Wyatt Bradbury, ASP and Matt Law, MPH, CSP, REHS/RS

Communication is the Language of Leadership
Denis Baker

10:30 – 10:45am Break

10:45 – 11:45am Concurrent Sessions

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

Young Professionals Engagement Panel and Discussion
Wyatt Bradbury, Matt Law, Mark Ahner

On-Site Health Recipe: Blending Soft Tissue Wellness & Injury Prevention Efforts
Jeff Paddock, PT, MPT, MBA, CSCS, CES

12:00 – 4:00pm Lunch and Learn

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

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

Friday, 9/20/19

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

7:45 – 8:00am Opening Comments

Mike Luffman, MS, CSP, ASP
ASSP Region VI PDC Chair

8:00 – 9:15am General Session

The Realities of Our Safety Profession
Skipper Kendrick, CSP

9:15 – 9:45am Break

9:45 – 10:45am 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, CSP, CIH

Pre-Accident Investigation
Angela Page

10:45 – 11:00am Break

11:00 – 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions

Feedback That Works: Tips to Improve Communication
Mark Ahner, CSP, ARM, CXLT

The Role of Driver Behavior and Incentives in Reducing Road Collisions (Encore Session)
Gregory Wolfe, CSP, CIH

OSHA/MSHA Update
Brian Yellin, Esq., CIH, CSP

12:00pm – Conference Ends. Travel Home Safely!