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Get to know your fellow volunteer leaders and grow your leadership and team-building skills so you can be successful within ASSP and on the job.

About ASSP’s Annual Leadership Conference

Volunteer leaders are critical to ASSP’s success, our many member communities and the occupational safety and health (OSH) industry in general. That’s why we invest in opportunities like this conference — complete with networking, leadership training, team-building and problem-solving sessions — to LeadershipConference_155A4312enhance your success both with ASSP and in your careers.

2021 Leadership Conference

Our 2021 Leadership Conference will be a virtual event. The online event will take place October 21 - 22. 

We are excited to once again be able to offer this valuable leadership development and networking experience in a virtual format, making it accessible to even more ASSP leaders. Look for program details and registration this summer.

2020 Conference Highlights

Opening Keynote: Vicki Clark

With her extensive experience as a non-profit leader, consultant and coach, Vicki Clark helps leaders seek out the opportunity in times of transition. Vicki believes that when decisions are made that recognize the people you are trying to serve with honor and integrity, good things happen. Her talk will share how the tenets of servant leadership can help leaders build stronger and more inclusive communities.

Full Vicki Clark Biography


Closing Keynote: Frank So

Frank So’s job is to make the world a better place. He has served to support human rights and conflict resolution in a variety of settings, including Portland, OR; Central and South America; Sudan; and Pakistan. Frank’s will share insights from his work to help attendees leverage empathy in daily interactions to strengthen relationships and improve outcomes.

Full Frank So Biography


Conference registration for the 2021 Leadership Conference will open this summer.

Who Should Attend?

If you are a current or rising volunteer ASSP leader in your ASSP community, we encourage you to attend this conference to enhance your leadership skills — you will grow as a volunteer and in your professional role at work. This conference is intended for:

  • Chapter and section officers
  • Practice specialty administrators and advisory committee members
  • Common interest group administrators and advisory committee members
  • Committee chairs and vice chairs
  • Deputy regional vice presidents
  • Area directors

Become a volunteer leader

Why Attend the Leadership Conference?

  • Develop leadership skills that you can transferable to the workplace
  • Share best practices and meet key ASSP leaders
  • Network with other leaders in safety to find solutions to your latest challenges
  • Earn continuing education units for attending the conference

Why Being a Leader at ASSP Matters

Become a leader with ASSP and put your passion to work. Connect with a vast professional community, benefit from leadership training and gain access to insights on safety trends and innovations. Having all this at your disposal spurs career growth and can help advance your career. But it’s not just you who benefits. Individuals all over the world work in safer environments because our members work together for a safer, stronger future.

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