Special Events

Expo City Preview/Reception

Tuesday, February 28 | 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Join us as we kick off the 2017 Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo with hors d’oeuvres and host bar in the expo hall. This event is the perfect opportunity to meet new colleagues and catch up with old friends.


Everyday Hero Reception

Wednesday, March 1 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Following the day’s activities, we invite you to spend overtime with us and mingle with sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and other attendees.

Make sure you register for prizes at many of the booths. The grand prize will be presented at the reception, so don’t miss it!


2017 Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards Luncheon

Thursday, March 2 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

The Central Indiana Chapter of ASSE and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Indiana  Department of Labor, are pleased to present the 2017 Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards, recognizing the most innovative safety and health initiatives among Indiana’s workplaces.


Safety Expo

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Expo Hall C

Be sure to visit with the Safety Conference exhibitors to learn more about the products and services offered by our diverse range of exhibitors and sponsors. Attendees will be eligible for many prizes throughout the day.


Professional Career Counseling

Back by popular demand, we are pleased to offer professional career counseling at the conference. Conference attendees will have access to two recruiters specializing in safety, health and environmental opportunities. They will be available on a first-come, first-served basis all day on March 1 for strategic career guidance, updates on the current state of the job market for EHS, detailed resume analysis and suggestions on navigating the interview process.

Date: Wednesday, March 1
Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Inside the Expo City, Hall C

   
John McBride, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, National Recruiting
Consentium Search LLC
Laura Petraitis-Doll
Recruiter/Owner
LS Doll & Associates

Indy Dine-Out, March 1

Get a taste of Indy on Wednesday evening by visiting a local restaurant with your fellow conference attendees. The conference partners have selected four restaurants in downtown, each within walking distance of the Convention Center and the conference hotels. Pre-registration is requested, but not required. This optional dinner is on your own so please bring payment. The groups will depart from the Everyday Hero Reception at 6:00 p.m. and walk together to the restaurants.


INSHARP/VPP Site Meetings

Learn more about the Indiana Department of Labor’s programs to recognize and partner with businesses and work sites that show excellence in occupational safety and health. These half-day workshops are on the first day of the conference, Tuesday, February 28, and are free to attend. Registration for these workshops is included in your conference registration.

INSHARP/VPP Site Meeting

  • Update on the Indiana Dept. of Labor’s VPP and INSHARP programs
  • Best practices from Indiana VPP and INSHARP sites
  • Open to all Indiana VPP and INSHARP sites, and anyone interested in learning about the programs

Rebecca Ellson, INSHARP Coordinator and Beth Gonzalez, Dave Crall and Travis Gentry, VPP Leaders, Indiana Department of Labor

VPP Contractor/Mobile Worksite Best Practices

  • Importance of management commitment and leadership
  • Importance of daily JHA and observation (BBS)
  • Driving safety, incentive programs and tracking systems

Beth Gonzalez, Dave Crall and Travis Gentry, VPP Leaders, Indiana Department of Labor

If you wish to attend these workshops only, please call (800) 824-6885.