Safety 2016 offers a host of events to enhance your experience and connect you with over 4,000 OSH professionals. Transition from business as usual.

ASSE Foundation Safety Matters 22nd Annual Golf Outing

Sunday, June 26
8:00am shotgun start

Stone Mountain Golf Club
1145 Stonewall Jackson Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

$160 per player includes round of golf, cart, lunch, contests and prizes.

Located inside Georgia's incredibly scenic Stone Mountain Park, the Stone Mountain Golf Club offers spectacular views of historic Stone Mountain over nearly 7,000 yards of pristine, challenging terrain. Consistently rated four stars by Golf Digest, the course is a favorite of golf enthusiasts and has played host to numerous national professional events. You’re sure to be awestruck by the gently rolling fairways and premier Bermuda grass weaving through stands of Georgia pines.

Also consider being a sponsor in the outing. The Foundation is seeking distinguished safety-focused organizations to help make the golf outing a success. Sponsorship packages start at $500. Support the Foundation’s initiatives that alongside dozens of leading safety professionals from across the country, gaining exposure for your company over 18 holes of pristine landscape.

To register, contact ASSE Customer Service at +1 847 699-2929.
For sponsorship information, contact Matthew Sells at

WISE Retreat

Women in Safety Engineering (WISE), an ASSE Common Interest Group, invites you to the WISE Personal Development Retreat. The Retreat is a one-day event focused on women in business and the unique challenges and stresses of being a woman in the occupational safety and health (OSH) industry. The day will be filled with educational sessions and activities that will go a long way in building your confidence and your network; enabling women in OSH to advance their careers and advance the practice of the profession.

  • Regular registration - 4/9/2016-6/1/2016 - $150

*ASSE Members who are not currently members of the WISE Common Interest Group will receive a complimentary 1-year WISE membership automatically with their WISE Retreat registration.

Academic Forum and ABET Workshop
Sponsored by the Academics Practice Specialty and ABET

Sunday, June 26
8:30am - 2:30pm

ASSE’s Academics Practice Specialty will host its Fifteenth Academic Forum at the Professional Development Conference in Atlanta on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The Forum is open to all Academics Practice Specialty Members or full time occupational safety and health academicians and researchers. The theme is always, "The Best in OSH Education!" The Forum offers a great opportunity to stimulate the exchange of ideas concerning OSH education practices! This year the ABET Workshop will be held during the afternoon of the Academic Forum.*

8:30AM - 8:40AM Opening Remarks
Leigh Ann Blunt, Ed.D, CSP and Lu Yuan, Ph.D.,CSP

8:40AM - 9:15AM Modeling Safe Behaviors - Everybody's Doing It
Michael O’Toole, Ph.D. and David Freiwald, Ph.D., CSP

9:15AM - 9:50AM Recruitment and Retention of International Students in the Environmental, Health and Safety Degree Programs
Tammy J. Allen, Ed.D.

9:50AM - 10:25AM What Did They Write?! Using Discourse Analysis of Online Comments to Gauge Safety Attitudes and Culture.
Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed, CIH, CSP

10:25AM - 11:00AM Measuring Learner Outcomes at an ABET Accredited Occupational Safety and Health Undergraduate Program Utilizing a Pre and Post Comprehensive Exam
Amy Fasano, MPH and Jack Ogutu, Ph.D., ASP

11:00AM - 11:50AM Joint presentation from NEBOSH: Which Essential OSH Topics Warrant a Standalone Course – What Safety Practitioners have told NEBOSH, and Enhancing the Learning Experience
Teresa Anne Hawkins, CMIOSH, DipNEBOSH, DipEnvNEBOSH and Dee Arp, CMIOSH, EUrOSHM, Dip2OSH

11:50AM - 12:15PM Break

12:15PM - 2:15PM ABET Workshop - ABET process of and changes to accreditation.
*ABET will provide lunch for workshop attendees.

2:15PM - 2:30PM Closing Remarks
Leigh Ann Blunt, Ed.D, CSP and Lu Yuan, Ph.D.,CSP

Attendee Choice Awards

Details coming soon.

Regular Registration Deadline


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