Pre & Post-Conference Seminars

One-, two-, and three-day seminars will be held before and after the PDC on June 6-9 and June 12-15.

Important Hotel Information

Safety 2008 takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, however, all Post-Conference seminars (except #801) will be held at the Las Vegas Riviera Hotel. ASSE has deeply discounted room rates for those attendees who are taking a Post-Conference seminar and/or the PDC. Visit the Hotel Info page to make a reservation.


Choose from more than 40 topics scheduled for Pre- and Post-PDC seminars to:

All seminars begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. except the ½-day Math Review which begins at 2:00 p.m. and concludes at 6:00 p.m. Please refer to the grid for topics and the registration form for information about fees. Early registration is encouraged as some classes will be limited in size.

Certification Preparation Workshops

Certificate in Safety Management

Executive Program in Safety Management

Seminars are applicable as electives for the ASSE Certificate in Safety Management and the ASSE Executive Program in Safety Management. Seminars qualify for .7 CEU for a one-day seminar, 1.4 CEUs for a two-day seminar and 2.1 CEUs for a three-day seminar. See individual seminar descriptions for CM and CHMM CMP approval.

To receive CEUs, attendees must be present for the education hours of the seminar(s) selected and participate in all learning activities provided by the instructor(s).

ASSE has been reviewed and approved as an Authorized Provider of continuing education and training programs by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Registration includes seminar materials, certificate of completion, coffee/soft drink breaks, and CEU recordation.

One Stop Registration

Please note, Pre-Conference Seminar attendees who are also registered for the PDC will be able to pick up their PDC registration kit at the Pre-Conference Seminar registration desk.

Briefcases for PDC registrants will be available for pickup starting Monday, June 6 at 10:00am.

Certification Preparation Workshops and Math Review


A workbook is given to each attendee for use in class and for follow-up study. The workbook contains many sample problems, copies of the PowerPoint presentation used in the workshop, and additional definitions. This information will serve as a study guide for examination preparation after the workshop.


Instructors request each attendee bring a scientific calculator to class, such as a TI-30X IIS or equivalent. Effective January 1, 2004, only the following brands and models of calculators will be allowed for use during the examinations: Texas Instruments: TI-30, TI-34, TI-35, TI-36; Casio: FX-115, FX-250, FX-260, FX-300; Hewlett Packard: hp 9, hp 10, hp 12, hp 30. Different versions of the above brands and models will be permitted. For example, the TI-30X IIS and hp 30s calculators will be allowed, as they are versions of permitted brands and models.