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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.

2022 Leadership Conference

ASSP Leadership Conference | October 20-21, 2022 | Online

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.


Conference registration for the 2022 Leadership Conference is free and open to all chapter, common interest group, practice specialty leaders and other ASSP leaders.

Registration for the 2022 Leadership Conference is now closed

Featured Speakers


Rene Rodriguez
Considered by many as the leading authority on leadership and influence, Rene Rodriguez is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, leadership advisor, and transformational speaker coach. For the last 27 years, René has been researching and applying behavioral neuroscience to solve some of the toughest challenges in leadership, sales, and change.

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Tom Rath
Tom Rath is an author and researcher who has spent the past two decades studying how work can improve human health and well-being. His 10 books have sold more than 10 million copies and made hundreds of appearances on global bestseller lists.

During his 13 years at Gallup, Tom led the organization’s strengths, employee engagement, wellbeing, and leadership consulting worldwide. Tom has served for the past five years as an external advisor and Gallup Senior Scientist.

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Conference Agenda

The Leadership Conference agenda features sessions on a wide range of topics which will help attendees develop skills and gain new insights on topics including leadership and communication skills, member value and engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and community best practices. The conference will also feature a variety of networking and social activities, to encourage ASSP leaders to connect with peers and enhance their conference experience.

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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

Why Attend the Leadership Conference?

  • Develop leadership skills transferable to the workplace
  • Share best practices and meet key ASSP leaders
  • Network with other leaders 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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