Breakout Sessions

Join the industry's most innovative thinkers sharing insights, best practices and success stories in improving safety and reducing injuries using behavioral technology.

Thursday Breakout Sessions

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM - BSN Blockbuster Session 

The Welldoing of Wellbeing: A Neurobehavioral Guide to Wellness at Work
Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D.
Safety-Doc.com


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Introduction to BBS: Doing it Right
Tom Werner, MA
Terry E. McSween, Ph.D.

Quality Safety Edge

Align for the Front Line
Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D.
Safety-Doc.com

Predicting Injuries Through Leading Indicators and Big Data
Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D.
Predictive Solutions

Our Rework is Killing Us!
Tim Staton, SSH
Pennsylvania Chemicals Project for Bechtel, Inc.

Reducing Loss of Primary Containment Through Leadership Accountability
Angela Lebbon, Ph.D.
Eastman Chemical


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM


Visible Safety Leadership
Terry E. McSween, Ph.D.
Quality Safety Edge

Behavioral Based Safety & Positive Reinforcement - A VALUE PROPOSITION!
Don Kernan
Key Behavioral Objectives

Validating the Process – The Role of BBS Coaches
Corey Hopkins
DEKRA

Achieving a World-Class Safety Culture at Argos Cement
Argos Cement ELITE BBS Team
Argos Cement – Roberta
Angelica Grindle, Ph.D.
DEKRA OSR

Incorporating BBS into Projects and Shutdowns
Josh Hook
Marathon Petroleum Corporation – Detroit


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Special Event
Understanding Autism and Other Special Needs: Impacts on Work and Families
Rob Holdsambeck, Ed.D., LCP, BCBA-D
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies

Engagement & Safety: How Important Is the Marriage Really?
Richard Kazbour, Ph.D.
Harkera Consulting

Employee Perceptions About Safety: Lessons From 25 Years of Culture Assessments
Steve Roberts, Ph.D.
Safety Performance Solutions

Conversation Based Safety
Joe Melton, CSHO, SSH
DEKRA Safety Management Systems

Behavior Based Safety at a Union Coal Mine
Chris Cosgrave & Westmoreland Mine BBS Steering Committee Members
Westmoreland Rosebud Mine LLC

When Behavior Based Safety Processes Collide: How to Harmonize the Processes
Reginald Foley & Tracy Ware
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Galveston Bay Refinery 


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM "Cocktail Hour"


Q&A: Impacts of Autism and Other Special Needs on Work and Families
Rob Holdsambeck, Ed.D., LCP, BCBA-D
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies

FRIDAY Breakout Sessions


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Life-Critical Rules: Should We Soften Our Stance?
Lisa Kazbour
Richard Kazbour, Ph.D.

Harkera

ISO 45001 and Behavioral Safety - Maximizing your Safety Management System
Chris Goulart, MS, CSP, ARM, CDT
Aon

CCBS Accreditation: A Management View on the Value of Accreditation
Don Kernan
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies

Keeping It Real for All Our Sakes
Virgil Towney, SSH
Rick Willis
Billy Prater

Valero Refining - Ardmore, Oklahoma

The Effect of Measurement Culture on Data Collection in Behavioral Safety
Maira Compagnone
Appalachian State University
Tara O'Neil
Appalachian State University


9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


ABC Analysis; Tips and Techniques
Terry E. McSween, Ph.D.
Tom Werner, MA

Quality Safety Edge

The Checklist Manifested
Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D.
Safety-Doc.com
Matthew Laske
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies and Appalachian State University

Assessment – Prescription for Success
Walter Fluharty, Psy.D., SPHR, CEES
Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp.

Improving the Learning 'Experience' For Employees and Contractors
Robert Sheninger
Talos Energy

Praises & Pitfalls: Year 2 of BBS in a Special Education School
Mary Lang, Ph.D., R.N., BCBA-D
Casandra Nguyen, BCBA
Ralph Mendoza
Beacon Day School


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


5 Common Missteps That Can Derail a BBS Process
Tom Werner, MA
Quality Safety Edge

Measuring Safety Culture: Identifying and Leveraging Leading Indicators to Improve Performance
Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D.
Predictive Solutions

Active Shooter Survival, Beyond Run, Hide, Fight
Mike Bewley, CSP, EMT-B
City of Austin Public Works

Riding the Roller Coaster of Behavior Safety for 25 Years
Anthony Carter, CSP, MA-Safety, MS-Education
John Pannell

Kinder Morgan

Utilizing Data Analytics to Improve Behavioral Safety Interventions
Matthew Laske
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies and Appalachian State University
Maira Compagnone
Appalachian State University 

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