Monday, September 30

Opening Session: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Leading Safety into the Future

Book signing immediately following the session (limited quantites)

Mark Kelly



Captain Mark Kelly    
Commander of the Space Shuttle Endeavor's Final Mission   

Janet Froetscher
President & CEO

National Safety Council

Kent McElhattan

Chairman, Board of Directors

National Safety Council

Jeff Woodbury
Incoming Chairman, Board of Directors

National Safety Council


Executive Forum: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Leveraging the Big Picture – Seizing Opportunities by Identifying, Minimizing and Managing EHS & Enterprise Risk

World-class organizations and those who lead them don’t just see the big picture – they leverage it for maximum impact. Three top executives with cross-industry perspectives share their thoughts on Enterprise Risk Management in this moderated discussion. Be sure to bring your challenging questions and thoughts to share with the panel during the provocative Q&A that follows.











David Shipman
Firmenich Inc.

James R. Weigand
DuPont Sustainable Solutions   

David Eherts PhD CIH 

Vice President and Chief Safety Officer

Sikorsksy Aircraft Corporation




Greg Hale

Vice President and Chief Safety Officer
The Walt Disney Company

Tuesday, October 1

Motivational Keynote: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The Human Side of Injury Prevention

Two of the most powerful and dynamic s in the country team up to teach the interpersonal dimension of occupational safety.


Book signing immediately following session outside Ballroom (limited book quantities)





E. Scott Geller, PhD
Senior Partner
Safety Performance Solutions
Charlie Morecraft
President & CEO
Phoenix Safety Management


Occupational Keynote: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Future of Workplace Safety and the Impact on the Safety Profession

During this session, NSC envisions presentations from the public and private sectors.



Picture of Paul O'Neill



*Mr. Paul O'Neill

72nd Secretary of the
U.S. Treasury 


David Michaels, PhD
Assistant Secretary of Labor
Occupational Safety and
Health Administration


Dr. John Howard, JD, MPH

National Institute for Occupational

Safety and Health


*The National Safety Council proudly bestows the President’s Award to Paul O’Neill for his outstanding contributions to workplace safety.



Susan W. Sotiropoulos

President, North American Region
DuPont Sustainable Solutions





Prescription Drug Keynote - NEW!: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Prescription Drug Abuse - Impact on Communities and the Workplace

Join the National Safety Council at a town hall discussion with our Nation's experts to discuss how the hidden epidemic of prescription drug overdoses and fatalities are hurting your company's bottom line and making your workplace less safe.

















Gil Kerlikowske
Director of the White House Office
of National Drug Control Policy

Terry L. Cline
Commssioner of Health
State of Oklahoma


Constantine J. Gean,
Regional Medical Director
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Wednesday, October 2

Leadership Keynote: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Safe 4 the Right Reasons


Getting employees to value their personal safety is the key to eliminating accidents both on and off the job. Understanding our basic human instincts and appealing to what comes natural to us makes Safe 4 the Right Reasons a powerfully effective message. This message addresses why employees must value their personal safety. Dale’s style and presentation offers a fresh approach, delivering “ah-ha” and “ha-ha” moments.


Dale Lesinski
Vice President
DiVal Safety Equipment  

Dale Lesinski