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Safety Professionals From All Industries and Over 36 Countries to Attend ASSE’s Professional Development Conference and Exposition

Posted in on Wed, Jun 2, 2010

Des Plaines, IL (June 2, 2010) — WHAT: Safety, health and environmental professionals from all industries from more than 36 countries are expected to attend the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual Professional Development Conference and Exposition , “Safety 2010” to be held this year June 13-16 in Baltimore, MD, at the Baltimore Convention Center.

WHEN: June 13-16, 2010

WHERE: Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

WHY: This event provides attendees with one of the top comprehensive professional development and interactive opportunities for global safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals. ASSE will feature more than 200 educational sessions, issue roundtables, programs in Spanish, an executive track, a fundamentals program and speakers from major corporations and government organizations such as NASA and the U.S. Department of Labor. In addition to the many sessions, this year’s PDC will feature the largest exposition ASSE has ever offered, with over 400 exhibitors. Products featured at the exhibition will include alarm and signaling devices, auto safety devices, biological detection, maintenance materials and devices, computer services, signage, drug testing, education and training aids, emergency aids, ergonomics, personal protective equipment, and much more.

Keynote speakers for the PDC include: Andrew Winston, author of the book “The Green Recovery” and co-author of the best-selling book “Green-to-Gold”; Geoffrey Colvin, author of the book “The Upside of the Downturn – Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath”, and editor at large for FORTUNE Magazine; and, luncheon keynote speaker Joe Malarkey, presenting “Choose to Lose”, a program about the opportunities that are hidden in adversity.

This year’s executive summit panel, open to all attendees, on Wednesday, June 16, at 7:45 a.m. will feature senior-level management in a discussion on the importance of employee safety and health, as well as expectations of business and industry leaders on the role of SH&E professionals. Executives include NASA Chief of Safety and Mission Assurance Bryan O’Connor, Bill Ermatinger of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Kathleen Shanahan of WRScompass, Daniel Nobbe of Fiberteq and Gregory Hale of Disney Parks and Resorts.

CONTACT: For more information and to register, please contact ASSE Customer Service at 847-699-2929, or at To register online, please visit The media is invited. Media-only registration is at or contact ASSE’s Diane Hurns at

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest safety society and has more than 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members who lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to

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