2018 Tentative CONFERENCE AGENDA

We reserve the right to modify and/or change the agenda







Pre-Conference: Wednesday, September 12, 2018




8:00 AM - 5:00 PM OSHA #7300 - Understanding OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard (7.5 hours) $195 Value
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM OSHA #7405 - Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (7.5 hours) $195 Value
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM SH 211 - Overview of OSHA's New Silica Standard (4 hours) $125 Value
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM SH 420 - Overview of Process Safety Management for Industrial Construction (4 hours) $125 Value
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Exhibitor Setup




Thursday September 13, 2018




7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibitor Setup
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Opening Remarks and General Session Welcome
Eric Harbin

Acting Regional Administrator Region IV, OSHA

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM Featured Speaker
Carl Heinlein, CSP, ARM, CRIS

Director-at-Large, ASSP

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Concurrent Breakouts (6 Sessions)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Concurrent Breakouts (6 Sessions)
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Randy Royall

VPPPA National and Regional Speaker

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Break
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Concurrent Breakouts (5 Sessions)
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Concurrent Breakouts (6 Sessions)
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception & Exhibits Open with Demonstrations




Friday, September 14, 2018




7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Exhibits Open
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Featured Speaker
Jerral Wyer

Transportation Ops Business Advisor, TxDot

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks & Featured Speaker
Jim Maddux
Retired Prior Director of Construction Safety at OSHA

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Break
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Concurrent Breakouts (6 Sessions)
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Concurrent Breakouts (6 Sessions)
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM On the Go Lunch In Exhibit Areas / Exhibits Open / Exhibit Hall Give-aways & Raffles
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Concurrent Breakouts (6 Sessions)
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Break
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Featured Speaker, Closing Remarks and GRAND PRIZE Give-away
Mitch Beckman

Vice President of Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment at Webber LLC