Academic Forum/ISOES

Wednesday, June 12

In recognition of the need for enhanced interdisciplinary collaboration and research to practice, ASSP’s Academic Practice Specialty and Council on Academic Affairs and Research are proud to provide a special opportunity to attend both the Forum and the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES) Annual Conference at this year’s ASSP PDC 2019!

Those attending the ASSP Academic Forum only may register through the Safety 2019 registration page. Those who wish to attend one or both days of the ISOES conference may register here.

Joint Opening

8:00-8:10am Academic Forum/ISOES Opening Remarks
Lu Yuan Sc.D., CSP, Sang D. Choi Ph.D., CSP, CPE
8:10-9:15am Joint Keynote with ISOES
Robert J. Marley Ph.D., CPE
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Missouri University of Science and Technology
9:15-9:30am Break

Academic Forum Agenda

9:30-10:10am Student Perceptions of Leadership on Safety: High-Impact Culture
Kadie Mullins Ed.D.
10:10-10:50am An Argument for Total Worker Health: Mental Health Impairment and Safety Outcomes
Todd D Smith Ph.D., CSP, ARM
10:50-11:30am A Call for Qualitative Research in Occupational Safety
Michael Behm Ph.D., CSP
11:30-11:45am Break
11:45-1:00pm ABET Updates and Panel Discussion
Amanda Reid, Hamid Fonooni Ph.D., CPE, Paulette Lantuh CSP, Richard Olawoyin Ph.D., CSP, CEP, Lu Yuan Sc.D., CSP
Plated lunch will be provided. Sponsored by ABET
1:00-1:40pm Partnering With On-Campus Environment, Health and Safety
Lora Cavuoto Ph.D., CPE, Carol Schmeidler MS, CSP
1:40-2:20pm Selecting Dissertation Topics Within an Online/Hybrid Ph.D. Program
Helmut Paschold Ph.D., CSP, CIH, Jan K. Wachter Sc.D., CSP, CIH
2:20-3:00pm 2019 Outstanding Student Section Presentation
Illinois State University
3:00-3:10pm Break
3:10-4:30pm Panel Discussion: Internship Expectations and Requirements
Michael A. Bateman CSP, Rusty Brown CSP, ASP, Clinton Evans MS, Joanna L. Langdon, Rebecca Stephenson CSP
4:30-5:30PM Joint ASSP/ISOES Networking Reception
Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific, Kiewit and ASSP
Research to Practice to Research Panel Discussion orgainzed by ISOES

ISOES Agenda

Please visit the ISOES Conference website for a full agenda.

ASSP Thanks Its Sponsors


  • Safestart - Diamond Sponsor
  • BCSP - Diamond Sponsor
  • ProcessMAP - Centennial Sponsor
  • Grainger - Centennial Sponsor


  • amazon
  • Cintas - Centennial Sponsor
  • Clicksafety - Diamond Sponsor

For more than 50 years, the ASSP’s Professional Development Conference has been and will continue to be the direct reflection of what is taking place in the occupational, safety and health industry.

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