The conference agenda for 2020 is in the planning stages. It will be updated frequently so please check back often. 


Tuesday, August 25

9:00 AM | How Electrical PPE Meets 4 NFPA 70E Arc Flash Categories | Adam Meza – Midwest Regional Manager, Enespro PPE

11:00 AM | Braving Safety “Look Out Below” – Underground Exposures and Controls | Mark Pierson, CSP, ARM, ALCM – Senior Risk Control Technical Consultant, UFG Insurance

2:00 PM | Suicide Awareness and Prevention | Jamie F. Becker, LCSW-C – Director, Health Promotion, Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America

Wednesday, August 26

9:00 AM | Soft Skills and Professionalism: Pro-10 Overview | Matt Scott – Senior Business Rep, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters.

11:00 AM | Lock Out Tag Out (Tentative)

2:00 PM | Women and Work: Safety, Health, and Wellbeing | Diane S. Rohlman, PhD – Professor, College of Public Health, University of Iowa – Director, Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest 


Thursday, August 27

9:00 AM | OSHA’s Here, Now What?Kristy Ryan – Loss Control Specialist, Relion Insurance SolutionsSarah Allender – Safety and Loss Control Specialist, TrueNorth Companies | Session will be recorded for later viewing

11:00 AM | MEWPS Standard Changes (Tentative)

2:00 PM | Pandemic Preparedness and Lessons Learned (Tentative)