Symposium Task Force

Task Force Chair
Steven I Simon, Ph.D.

Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
Larchmont, NY

David G. Bascom, REM
Senior Health, Safety & Environmental Manager - West
Nustar Energy LP
San Antonio, TX

Anne R. French, Ph.D.
Senior Partner
Safety Performance Solutions
Forest, VA

Robert F. Pater
Managing Director
Strategic Safety Associates
Portland, OR

Richard A. Pollock CSP
Comprehensive Loss Management, Inc.
Plymouth, MN

Eldeen E. Pozniak CRSP
Canadian Society of Safety Engineers
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Deborah R. Roy, RN, COHN-S, CET, CSP
Corporate Dir. of Health, Safety & Wellness,
L. L. Bean, Inc.
Freeport, ME

James B. Spigener
Vice President
BST Inc.
Ojai, CA


Dewey Whitmire
Director, Professional Development

Trudy Goldman, ARM
Manager, Education and Program Development

Charlyn Haguewood
Education Program Coordinator

Bonnie Lipinski
Conferences and Meetings Coordinator

Registration Information

Registration Fees

  Postmarked by 12/19/2008 Postmarked after 12/19/2008 On-Site Registration
ASSE Member $545 $595 $620
AIHA/ACHMM Member $570 $620 $645
Non-Member $595 $645 $670

Registration includes lunches and coffee breaks and a handout binder with proceedings.

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
3050 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-7000

Rate: $179.00 single/double + tax
Rate good through December 23, 2008

Click Here to reserve your room online via the Hilton website
Group Name: American Society of Safety Engineers

To receive the group rate, please identify yourself as an American Society of Safety Engineers or ASSE attendee. The hotel reservation deadline is December 23, 2008. Please reserve your room early as hotel rooms at the published rate may be sold out before the December 23, 2008 deadline. After that date, the hotel may charge a higher rate if rooms are available.

Car Rental Discounts

AVIS is the official car rental company for ASSE in Costa Mesa. To reserve an AVIS car, please call 1.800.331.1600 and refer to (AWD) number A835799.

Physically Challenged

Whenever possible, arrangements will be made for physically challenged registrants provided ASSE receives 45 days advance notice. Please write a letter of explanation, your name and phone number, and attach to the registration form. ASSE will contact you.


Full refunds will be granted for cancellations received in writing by January 4, 2009. Refunds less a $100 administrative fee will be granted to written requests received between January 5, 2009 and January 16, 2009. Refunds will not be granted after January 16, 2009. If you are unable to attend and wish to send a substitute, a $25 substitution fee will be charges. ASSE membership is individual; therefore, substitution with a non-member will be charged the non-member rate plus the $25 substitution fee. ASSE reserves the right to make substitutions to the program should unforeseen circumstances occur. ASSE also reserves the right to cancel the program two weeks prior to presentation. The program description contain in this brochure is based upon the information available at the time of printing.