Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo


Conference_BY3R6124About the Professional Development Conference and Expo

Discover solutions to your greatest occupational safety and health (OSH) challenges at the largest annual safety event of its kind. Take advantage of top-quality OSH education options at the conference, along with countless opportunities to network with thousands of attendees across all job roles, professional experience levels, industries and learning types.

Join us for Safety 2019, June 9-12 in New Orleans, LA. We will post full program and registration details later this year.

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Who Should Attend

Our annual conference is open to anyone in the safety profession — not just ASSP members. And with more than 5,000 professionals in attendance, you can bet every OSH role, experience level and industry will be represented.

Why Attend This Conference

You’re bound to find something for you at the annual ASSP Professional Development Conference, one of the OSH industry’s largest events.


Sign up for any of our 240 concurrent education sessions on diverse topics, led by leaders in the safety field, for insight on how to handle all the challenges of your job day-to-day.

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Pre- and Post- Professional Development Conference Courses

Our in-depth pre- and post-conference courses are designed to help you make the most of attending our annual Professional Development Conference. You will build valuable skills quickly through focused, guided learning experiences that help you gain new knowledge and techniques you can immediately put into practice.


Stop by a reception or meet other safety professionals through a variety of fun networking events.

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Talk to more than 600 exhibitors showcasing OSH-related products and services that will take your safety programs to the next level.

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Interested in Presenting?

Conference_BY3R6111ASSP invites those interested in presenting at our annual Professional Development Conference to submit a proposal for review by the Conference Planning Committee. We evaluate speaker proposals objectively, taking into consideration several criteria and proposal guidelines.

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Conference Costs

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