September

20 - 22 October, 2020,    9 AM to 5 PM CT EVERY DAY

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

GUEST EXPERTS

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

LEARN & NETWORK

LEARN & NETWORK

What is Safety Connect 2020?

Safety Connect is the first ever Global Virtual Environmental, Health & Safety Conference & EXPO!

Safety Connect is a three-day virtual conference and expo dedicated to leadership, emerging trends, and innovations in the Environmental, Health & Safety Industry.

Safety Connect is FREE for Attendees!

Highlights of Safety Connect Virtual Event:

Conference Headline Speakers

Corrie Pitzer

Corrie Pitzer is the CEO and founder of Safemap International, a company specializing in the psychology of risk. He consults internationally to many corporations in mining, utilities, military defense and construction, all with occupations in which people can be seriously injured, or killed in their work…


He has Bachelors and Honors degrees in Industrial Psychology, Honors degree in Business Management, an MBA, and a Graduate Diploma in Education.


He was an Infantry Platoon commander, an Underground Miner and he has done every dirty job to earn money for his studies. Corrie enjoys skydiving, motorcycling and race car driving.


As a result, he knows more about risk than about safety.

Professor Andrew Sharman

Andrew is the Managing Partner of RMS, a global consultancy specializing in culture and leadership supporting organizations around the world through industry sectors including mining, construction, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, and FMCG. His personal consulting experience spans over 100 countries with a broad range of clients from FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 organizations including Amazon, Apple, BASF, Bayer, Bridgestone, Burberry, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, DHL, Glencore, Heineken, IKEA, L’Oreal, Mercedes Benz, MarsWrigley, MolsonCoors, PepsiCo, Sanofi, Skanska, Sodexo, Solvay and Tata to Non- Government Organizations (NGOs) including the United Nations, the International Trade Centre, and the World Health Organization.


Andrew has Masters degrees in International Health & Safety Law and Environmental Law, in Occupational Psychology and Organizational Behaviour, and a Doctorate in Leadership and Culture Transformation. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health, a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, and a Member of the Health & Safety Lawyers Association.

Agenda


20th October, 2020

9:15 - 9:30 AM CT

Event Starts - Welcome


Scott Cuthbert
CEO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia


Jamie Young
COO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia

9:30 - 10:25 AM CT

Keynote: The Latent Triggers of Disasters are Alive -
Deep Inside your Company


Corrie Pitzer
CEO, Safemap International

10:30 - 11:15 AM CT

Live Safety Demos: The Future of Safety Training


Dr. Matt Hallowell
Executive Director, Safety Function; LLC and Executive Director, Construction Safety Research Alliance

10:30 - 11:15 AM CT

MEWP Magic (Innovative uses of MEWPs within
Attractions) Mobile Elevating Work Platforms


Bob Whitfield
Fall Protection Solution Provider, Pursuit Of Safety

11:15 - 11:30 AM CT

BREAK

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CT

Safety Justice League Networking


Abby Ferri
Co-Founder, Safety Justice League


Jason Lucas
Co-Founder, Safety Justice League


Jason A. Maldonado, CSP, SMS
Co-Founder, Safety Justice League; Owner, RelentlessSafety.com

12:30 - 1:00 PM CT

Exhibit Hall

1:00 - 1:45 CT

Networking Session

1:45 - 2:00 PM CT

BREAK

2:00 - 2:55 PM CT

Keynote: Brain-Aligned Messaging: Designing
Powerful Messages Based In Neuroscience


Dr. Rajni Walia
Vice President, DEKRA North America

3:00 - 3:45 PM CT

OSHA Implications of COVID-19 in the Workplace


Eric Conn
Founding Partner and OSHA Practice Chair, Conn Maciel Carey LLP

3:00 - 3:45 PM CT

Cannabis in the Workplace


Kyle Powell
President and CEO, SureHire Occupational Health Testing

3:45 - 4:00 PM CT

BREAK

4:00 - 4:55 PM CT

The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership


Rosa Antonia Carrillo
President, Carrillo and Associates Inc.; Author

5:00 PM CT

Event Day Ends: Join the Networking Party


Scott Cuthbert
CEO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia


Jamie Young
COO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia



21st October, 2020

9:30 AM - 5:00PM CT

Exhibitor Hall Open


Exibitor Networking, On-Demand Webinars and Visting Booths

9:30 - 10:25 AM CT

Keynote: The Future of Safety


Andrew Sharman
Managing Partner; RMS, President at IOSH; Professor, CEDEP

10:30 - 11:30 AM CT

VIP Session I


Corrie Pitzer
CEO, Safemap International

12:00 - 1:00 PM CT

VR Networking Session


EHS VR

1:30 - 2:30 PM CT

VIP Session II


TBA

2:30 - 3:30 PM CT

VIP Session III


TBA

3:30 - 4:30 PM CT

Platinum Club VIP Networking



22nd October, 2020

9:15 - 9:30 AM CT

Event Starts - Welcome


Scott Cuthbert
CEO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia


Jamie Young
COO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia

9:30 - 10:25 AM CT

Keynote: TBA

10:30 - 11:15 AM CT

TBA


TBA

10:30 - 11:15 AM CT

Objective Observation through the Use of Visual Literacy


Doug Pontsler
Chairman and Managing Director for COVE, the Center of Visual Expertise.

11:15 - 11:30 AM CT

BREAK

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CT

Community Panel: The Social Safety System: Impact of Values and Beliefs on Workplace Safety


Tamara Parris
Director of Social and Communnity Developement, Safeopedia

12:30 - 1:00 PM CT

Exhibit Hall

1:00 - 1:45 CT

Networking Session

1:45 - 2:00 PM CT

BREAK

2:00 - 2:55 PM CT

Keynote: TBA

3:00 - 3:45 PM CT

Leadership in Crisis


Mark Hernandez
Certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, and Coach

3:00 - 3:45 PM CT

Equipping The Next Generation For Leadership Positions In Ehs: Sponsorship Vs Mentorship


Crystal D. Turner-Moffatt
CEO CDT EHS Consulting LLC (MWBE Certified Safety Firm) and The Safety Diva's Academy Certified Safety Professional (CSP) SA Engineering LLC

3:45 - 4:00 PM CT

BREAK

4:00 - 4:55 PM CT

Keynote: The Humour in Safety


Tim Page-Bottorff
Founder and Principal, Total Safety Compliance; SafeStart, Senior Consultant

5:00 PM CT

Close & Network


Scott Cuthbert
CEO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia


Jamie Young
COO and Co-Founder, Safeopedia

Conference Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Official Conference Media Partner

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely nothing! This Virtual Event is completely FREE for you.
Yes, you will be provided login credentials to test the system and get familiar with the interface.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The on-demand content will be hosted for 30 days following the event.
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