Young Professionals & Students

Join your peers, OSH professionals and employers for ASSP’s Professional Development Conference & Exposition which offers the tools you need to begin a successful career in safety. The conference showcases the best in the profession, while bridging the gaps between established experts and students. It’s never too early to connect with your future colleagues. You CANNOT beat this value for three full days of instrumental safety education.

Concurrent Sessions:

Over 230 peer-reviewed sessions are distributed among 20+ topics, including 4 general sessions. These sessions are ideal for students and beginning professionals, offering an excellent introduction to a broad range of topics such as hazard identification, construction, fire protection, risk management, and safety management.

Career Center:

Create an account on jobs.assp.org and post a job for free from now until the end of the conference. Conference attendees/exhibitors can search specifically for employers/job seekers who will be at the event. Click here to register.

Free Job Posting for Employers:

  • Create an account through the Safety2019 module on jobs.assp.org and post a job for free from now until the end of the conference. Conference attendees/exhibitors can search specifically for employers/job seekers who will be at the event. Click here to register.

Job seekers:

  • View job opportunities and meet potential employers.
  • Post your resume ahead of time to connect with registered employers attending the conference.
  • Visit the Career Center to take advantage of hands-on resume critiquing and job search advice

Participating companies have not been determined. Please visit this page in April 2020.

For more information, contact Chapter Services, +1 847 768.3424

Career Center Hours
TBD
Tuesday, June 23 | 8:30AM-5:30PM
Wednesday, June 24 | 8:30AM-5:30PM
Thursday, June 25 | 7:00AM-3:00PM

Communities Lounge:

Have fun and discover what your ASSP community can offer year-round through mini-sessions, networking, games and more. Fireside Chats with senior leaders will help you understand how to chart your own leadership path.

Communities Lounge Hours
TBD
Tuesday, June 23 | 11:30AM-4:30PM
Wednesday, June 24 | 9:00AM-3:30PM
Thursday, June 25 | 9:00AM-2:00PM

Roundtable Discussions:

OSH professionals from various industries and backgrounds will share their career experiences, discuss communication skills, professional development and other relevant topics. Get a broader perspective on what it is like to be an OSH professional to prepare for your career.

Networking Breakfasts:

Learn all about how to maximize your PDC experience and how to get involved in ASSP. Enjoy a continental breakfast and engage with your peers.

Research Poster Sessions:

The Poster Session stimulates interest in OSH research and acts as a forum to share best practices, new initiatives and earn recognition. Put your research in front of thousands of practicing safety professionals and add an esteemed research presentation to your resume. Call for ASSP Research Poster Session.

Some Networking Events Not to Miss!

WISE Retreat | Sunday, June 21 | 7:45AM - 5:30PM | $125 registration fee ($150 for late registration)
BISE Networking Reception | Monday, June 22 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM | $15 registration fee

Blacks in Safety Excellence Networking Reception


Sunday, June 9 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Description

Meet members of our Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE) Common Interest Group during an offsite networking reception at Saint Lawrence's Louisiana Gastropub. Your registration includes two drink tickets and appetizers. We’ll also have special door prizes. Early registration strongly encouraged.

Blacks in Safety Excellence
Blacks in Safety Excellence
WISE Networking Reception | Monday, June 22 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $15 registration fee

Women in Safety Excellence Networking Reception


Sunday, June 9 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Description

Join our Women in Safety Excellence Common Interest Group for a networking reception at Fulton Alley. This luxurious gaming parlor is located in the heart of New Orleans and includes a boutique bowling alley and other games. Your registration includes two complimentary drink tickets and appetizers. We’ll also have a raffle and you’ll have chances to win other special prizes. Be sure to register early because tickets are limited.

Women in Safety Excellence
Women in Safety Excellence
Emerging Professionals Networking Reception | Monday, June 22 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM | $15 registration fee

Emerging Professionals in OSH Networking Reception


Sunday, June 9 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Description

Join our Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group for a networking reception at the Howlin Wolf, a local music venue. Your registration includes two complimentary drink tickets, entertainment and appetizers. Be sure to register early because tickets are limited.

Emerging Professionals in OSH
Emerging Professionals in OSH
Hispanic Safety Professionals Networking Reception | Tuesday, June 23 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM | $15 registration fee

Hispanic Safety Professionals Reception


Monday, June 10 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Description

Connect with member of our Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group for a night of networking. We will provide light refreshments and special door prizes.

Hispanic Safety Professionals
Hispanic Safety Professionals
Emerging Professionals & Student Breakfast | Tuesday & Wednesday, June 23 & 24 | 9:15AM - 10:15AM

Emerging Professionals & Student Breakfast


Monday & Tuesday, June 10 & 11 | 9:15AM - 10:15AM

Description

Mix and mingle with the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group over breakfast at Safety 2019. Join ASSP senior leadership and staff as we discuss topics related to the OSH profession and their impact on emerging professionals in the safety field.

Young Professionals in Safety Engineering
Young Professionals in Safety Engineering
Student Roundtable Discussions-Safety Talks | Wednesday, June 24 | 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Student Roundtable Discussions-Safety Talks


Tuesday, June 11 | 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Description

Students will have the opportunity to participate in 3 roundtable discussion topics. Each rotation will be 25 minutes. The names of the roundtable facilitators and topics will be listed on the program, and topic names will be posted at each table. Students will choose 3 topics they’d like to discuss. If a table is full, students will move to another topic and come back during the next rotation.

Student Roundtable Discussion
Students
Bash on the Block | Wednesday, June 24 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM | $30 registration fee

Bash on the Block


Wednesday, June 24 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Description

Join Safety 2020 attendees for our Networking Night Out in local Orlando. Enjoy good food, receive two complimentary drink tickets, and party into the night with friends. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are required for entry. Tickets can be purchased with your Safety 2020 registration.

Student Roundtable Discussion
Students

ASSP Thanks Its Sponsors

Premier

  • Amazon

Champion

  • Clicksafety
  • Grainger

Conference Sponsor

  • Avetta
  • Glen Guard

Conference Supporter

  • Chubb
  • Cintas
  • Fritolay
  • SafeStart
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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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For general information about the event/expo/conference, including registration, please contact us at:
  customerservice@assp.org
  +1 847 699.2929
  +1 847 768.3434
  520 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL