BEHAVIORAL SAFETY NOW CONFERENCE

Conference Schedule

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14th
Registration Open 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Lobby North Lower 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15th
Registration Open 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Lobby North Lower 
Pre-Conference Workshops – Morning 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
Using Behavioral Technology to Engage Employees and Create a World-Class Safety Culture
Angelica Grindle, Ph.D., Quality Safety Edge
Regency Ballroom AB
Benchmarking Best Practices in Behavioral Safety Programs: Verified Effective
Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D., Safety-Doc.com, Appalachian State University

Alan Cheung, Costain LTD, England
Regency Ballroom DE 
Beyond the Plateau – A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement
Mike Diehl & Jeff Carlson, ARM, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Continental Ballroom 1
Got Data? ... Then Use It! Using your Observations to Assess, Sustain and Evolve your BBS Process
Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., Predictive Solutions
Tegel/Tullamarine
Distracted from Reality: How Successful People (and Organizations) Avoid Behavioral Pitfalls and Achieve Results
Richard Kazbour, Ph.D. and Lisa Kazbour, MA, Harkera
Narita/Prestwick
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. On Own 
Pre-Conference Workshops – Afternoon 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
Visible Safety Leadership®
Terry McSween, Ph.D. and Tom Werner, Quality Safety Edge
 Regency Ballroom AB
How Do I Integrate the Latest Brain Science into My Existing BBS Process?
Jim Spigener, DEKRA OSR
Regency Ballrom DE
People-Based Safety: The Human Dynamics of Achieving an Injury-Free Workplace
Steve Roberts, Ph.D., Safety Performance Solutions

Continental Ballroom 1

Accomplishments Based Human Performance Technology (HPT) and Behavioral Safety
Carl Binder, Ph.D., The Performance Thinking Network, LLC
Tegel/Tullamarine
Behavioural Incident Analysis – A Scientific Approach to Improvement
Bob Cummins, Sodak, Nicole Gravina, Ph.D., University of Florida and John Austin, Ph.D., Reaching Results
Narita/Prestwick 
Safety in Clinical Settings: Designing an Effective Monitoring System and Making Data-Based Decisions
Samantha L. Hardesty, M.A., BCBA, LBA (MD) and Lynn G. Bowman, M.A., BCBA, LBA (MD)
Kennedy Krieger Institute & John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Schiphol/Ben Gurion
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16th
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Area 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Main Foyer
Registration Open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lobby North Lower
Exhibition Open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Continental Main Foyer
Welcome and Introduction
Terry McSween, Ph.D., CEO, Quality Safety Edge 
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Continental Ballroom
Opening Remarks
Rob Holdsambeck, Ed.D., LCP, BCBA-D, Executive Director, Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Ballroom
Are We Still Safe by Accident?
Judy Agnew, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Aubrey Daniels International
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Continental Ballroom
The Welldoing of Wellbeing: A NeuroBehavioral Guide for Behavioral Safety
Timothy D. Ludwig, Ph.D., Professor, Appalachian State University, Safety-Doc.com
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Continental Ballroom
Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Continental Main Foyer
World Class Safety – The Pillars of a World Class Safety Effort
Jim Spigener, Chief Client Officer, DEKRA OSR
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Continental Ballroom

Behavioral Safety Now: Past, Present, and Future
Angelica Grindle, Ph.D., President, Quality Safety Edge
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Continental Ballroom 
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Regency Ballroom
Breakout Sessions 1 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. *See Below 
Break 2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  
Breakout Sessions 2 2:45 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. *See Below 
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area 3:35 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Continental Main Foyer
Breakout Session 3 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. *See Below 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17th
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Area 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Main Foyer
Exhibition Open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Continental Main Foyer
Controlling Risk in a Dangerous World
Jim Wetherbee, Captain, US Navy (retired), Former Astronaut, NASA
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Ballroom
What Employees Really Think About Safety: Lessons and Trends from Safety Culture Assessments, Leadership Behavior Assessments and Employee Focus Group Interviews.
Steve Roberts, Ph.D., Senior Partner, Safety Performance Solutions
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Continental Ballroom
Refreshment Break 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Continental Main Foyer
Improving Human Interactions Improves Results
John Austin, Ph.D., CEO, Reaching Results
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Continental Ballroom
Human Performance Technology Done Right
Carl Binder, Ph.D., CEO, The Performance Thinking Network
10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Continental Ballroom
Driving Safety through Sustained Performance Improvement
Gina Rester-Zodrow, Director, Operations Learning and Performance, Amgen
11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Continental Ballroom
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Regency Ballroom
Breakout Session 4 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. *See Below 
Break 2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  
Breakout Session 5 2:45 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. *See Below 
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area 3:35 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Continental Main Foyer 
Breakout Session 6 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.  *See Below


* Breakout Session Rooms

  1. Tegel/Tullamarine
  2. Prestwick/Narita
  3. Schipol/Ben Gurion
  4. Mirabel
  5. Kaitak/Shannon
  6. Orly
  7. Gatwick for Clinical Room