About Safety 2011

Safety 2011 Exposition takes place June 12-15, 2011 at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago is one of the greatest cities in the world. With its beautiful lakefront, incredible architecture, world-renowned museums, cosmopolitan culture and more, Chicago attracts millions from around the globe every year. In fact, more people visit Chicago for business than any other destination in the United States.

Executive Summit

The Executive Summit Panel will discuss senior management’s views on the importance of employee safety and health and the expectations business and industry leaders have on the role of safety and health professionals. Understanding the perspective of executives at the highest levels of their organizations is a critical element of success for safety and health professionals. The panel, moderated by a practicing safety professional, will include questions submitted by attendees.

Key Issue Roundtables

Join the discussion and share your ideas, challenges and successes in each moderated session. The roundtable sessions will be conducted during the concurrent session periods and limited seating is available, first-come, first-served.

Executive Track

New this year is an Executive Track! Specific sessions in all periods of the program are identified as having specific interest at the executive level. Bring your boss and participate in a learning experience that can help you improve your organization.

Topic Tracks
  • Safety Management
  • Technical / Engineering / Standards
  • Regulatory Issues / Government
  • Career / Personal Development
  • International Issues
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk Management / Insurance
  • Construction / Mining
  • Environment / Hazardous Material
  • Transportation
  • Business Skills
  • Fire Protection
  • Consulting
  • Health / Industrial Hygiene
  • Healthcare
  • Training / Education
  • Emergency Management / Security
  • Spanish Language Sessions
  • Executive
Fundamentals Program
This program offers an excellent introduction to a broad range of topics and up and coming insight for the safety professional.
  • Overview of Regulatory Compliance
  • Hazard Identification and Control
  • Workplace Health
  • Basic Safety Management
  • Risk Management
  • Fire Protection
  • Environment
Pre- and Post-Conference Seminars

Maximize your learning opportunities by attending ASSE’s Pre- and Post-conference seminars and workshops to give you the opportunity to take action on advancing your career and earn additional CEU/COCs. You can also gain extra CM points and CMPs by taking advantage of the 42 one, two or three-day seminars offered before and after the Conference.

Academic Forum

An Academic Forum will be held at Safety 2011. Eligible attendees are full-time academicians and members of the Academics Practice Specialty.


Safety 2011 provides extensive networking opportunities at:

Membership & Chapter Programs
Spanish Sessions

Sessions in Spanish are planned for the program as well as other sessions addressing the safety and health of Spanish speaking workers