24th Annual New England Area PDC – Speaker Application

The ASSP Region VIII New England Area Chapters invite presenters for the 24th Annual Professional Development Conference to submit proposals for review by the PDC Planning Committee.  Our speakers provide attendees the opportunity to build professional skills and knowledge, tackle and provide solutions to new and existing challenges in the Safety, Health and Environment field, and promote the development of new entrants in our field.  The PDC includes a variety of practical and technical programs which include management techniques and soft skills.

Presentations should be timed to run inside of 60 minutes including the question and answer portion (e.g. 50 minutes plus 10 minute Q&A).

Each presentation room will have an LCD projector and screen, lapel and/or podium microphones.  Speakers are required to bring a computer and, if necessary, audio speakers.

The deadline for submissions is June 30.

    Presenter(s) Name(s) (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Organization (required)

    Job Title (required)

    Mailing Address (required)

    City (required)

    State (required)

    Zip Code (required)

    Telephone (required)

    Are You a Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals? (required)

    If Yes, Which Chapter?

    Professional Certifications (ASP, CSP, CIH, PhD, etc.). Maximum three (3).


    Title of Presentation (required)

    Brief Brochure Description (Max 250 Characters) of Presentation (required)

    Brief Speaker Bio (Max 250 Characters) (required)

    Would you be able to, and willing to, provide a copy or sanitized version of your presentation materials? (required)

    Sources used for presentation in APA format (Research Articles, Company Trend Analysis Reports, Observations & Opinions, Etc.) (required)

    Learning Objective No. 1 using Bloom’s Taxonomy (required)

    Learning Objective No. 2 using Bloom’s Taxonomy (required)

    Learning Objective No. 3 using Bloom’s Taxonomy (required)

    If chosen as a speaker, please provide your availability (required)

    If your application is not selected as a primary speaker, would you be open to being placed on a list of back-up speakers? (required)

    Applicants will be notified by email regarding status of application.

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