Symposium Schedule

Session Track Key:

Tuesday, January 26th
Time Session Title and Presenter Session Title and Presenter
9:00am Keynote Presentation - "The Energized Approach to Safety Training" - Michael Melnik, MS, OTR
11:00am Round 1 Concurrent Sessions
  "Current Perspectives on Training Research" - Carol Stephenson, Ph.D How to Apply the Principles of Adult Learning in Safety Training Design (STP), Jeff Russell, principals of Russell Consulting, Inc
1:00pm Round 2 Concurrent Sessions
  Developing Training Expertise: Moving from 'Just Content' to Change" (STP) - Robert Pater "Simulations in Safety Training" (ST2.0) - Alicia Sanchez, Ph.D
3:00pm Round 3 Concurrent Sessions
  "E-Learning and Web-Based Training: How to Do it Now!" (ST2.0) - Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CHMM, CET "How to Conduct an Internal Needs Assessment for Your Organization" (STP) - Bob Coffey
Wednesday, January 27th
Time Session Title and Presenter Session Title and Presenter
9:00am "Rapid Training Design: A Mini-Workshop" (ST2.0) - Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan, Ph.D
11:00am Round 1 Concurrent Sessions
  "OSHA Required Training" (S&P) - David F. Coble, MS, CSP "Using Stories to Improve Occupational Safety Training" (STP) - Elaine Cullen, Ph.D
1:00pm Round 2 Concurrent Sessions
  "How to Effectively Train Your Spanish-Speaking Workforce: Simple & Practical Tips to Get Your Point Across" (STP) - Hector M. Escarcega, CSP, ARM, MISH "Best Practices: Tips and Techniques for More Effectively Using PowerPoint" - Skipper Kendrick
3:00pm Round 3 Concurrent Sessions
  "Evaluate This! A Compelling Technique to Measure and Evaluate Training Results" (ROI) - Chris Ross, CSP, CPLP "Extreme Training Makeover Results!" - Skipper Kendrick
Thursday, january 28th
Time Session Title and Presenter Session Title and Presenter
9:00am "New Approaches to Safety Training" Panel Discussion (ST2.0) - Featuring Jessica Trybus, Rick Johnson, Mike Williamsen, Moderated by Linda Tapp

On-Demand Sessions

Prior to the start of the symposium, the following sessions will be recorded and made available in the Virtual Symposium Network
Web 2.0 in Safety Training
Linda Tapp, ALCM, CSP, Crown Safety LLC

Applying the Z490 Standard: Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training (S&P)
Craig Schroll, President, Firecon