2019 Conference Agenda
*Check for updates as the agenda is subject to change.
September 25th – Welcome Reception
Cunningham’s Journal Tap & Kitchen
610 W. Talmadge St.
Join us for the pre-party at Cunningham’s new restaurant next to Fairfield Inn & Suites. We’ll provide the food, fun conversation and something to drink. Plan to join us when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. This is a great opportunity for some casual networking in a relaxing environment.
September 26th – Conference
7:00-8:00 am REGISTRATION
7:30-8:15 am Open exhibits
Vendors offering a variety of products and services will be available throughout the conference. Be sure to play the game to win a prize. Interested in being an exhibitor or sponsor? Call 308-865-8258, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit gpsho.org to request information.
8:15-9:30 am – Welcome/keynote
Happiness & Success: The Serious Business of Positive Emotions
9:30-10:00 am – Break/Open Exhibits
10:00-10:50 a.m. – Breakout Sessions
Sylvia!: Happy Hour Begins at 9 am!
Matt Savarick: Headspace LIVE: How Mindfulness will Change Your Life
Tiffany Ott: Intro to Industrial Hygiene
Todd Conklin: Preventing Human Errors: What’s Stopping Us?
David Lynn: Leading Safety Transformation
David Libby: Preventing Serious Injuries and Fatalities
Amber Harper: BURNED-IN Training: Eight Steps to Go from Surviving to THRIVING in Your Career and Life
Greg Ford: Measure Twice, Cut Once: Using a Safety Culture Survey to Identify Safety Gaps
10:50-11:10 am – Break
11:10-12:00 pm – Breakout Sessions
Sylvia!: Respectfully, Up Yours How to Play Nice at Work
Paul Krismer: Combatting Inattention: Mindfulness Matters
Emily Estes: The Principles of Mindful Eating
Trooper Charlie Cook: The Risk & Liability of Unsafe Decisions and Behaviors
Jeff Funke: OSHA's New Enforcement Programs
Carla Reiger: The Top 3 Habits of Highly Resilient People
Greg Ford: Safety Self-Awareness: A New Training Approach to Empower Employees and Reduce Risk
12:00-1:00 pm – Awards luncheon
Companies and schools throughout Nebraska will be recognized for excellence in Safety and Worksite Wellness. Lt. Governor Mike Foley has been invited to present awards to the winners.
1:00-1:30 pm – Break/Open Exhibits
1:30 pm – MARS Annual Contractor Meeting
1:30 pm – EHA WELLNEss meeting
1:30-2:20 pm – Breakout Sessions
David Lynn: Results Driven Safety Leadership
Jeff McKissick: Predicting Violent Behavior
Todd Conklin: Organizational Development, Conflict Management and Team Building
Tiffany Ott: Drug Awareness
David Libby: Safe Decision Making
Carla Reiger: The Art of Communication: How to Turn Differences into Win-Win Solutions
2:20-2:40 pm – Break
2:40-3:30 pm – KAAPA Contractor Meeting
2:40-3:30 pm – Breakout Sessions
Sylvia!: Leading with Passion, Purpose & Persuasion: How to Work Smarter, Not Harder
Matt Savarick: Headspace LIVE: How Mindfulness will Change Your Lifes
Jeff McKissick: Reducing Violence in the Workplace
Todd Conklin: Training for Recognizing Unusual Behavior in the Workplace
Amber Harper: Out the Door By 4: How to Create a Productive Work Flow So You Can Leave Work and Live Life!
David Libby: Improving Incident Reporting and Investigation
3:30-4:30 pm – 17th Annual celebration
Finish the game in the Diamond Ballroom at the Celebration. You’ll wrap up the day with games, fun and food. You’ll need to play all the way to the end to have a chance to win prizes including a trip worth $1,500 in airfare and lodging.