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Optional pre-conference learning

Dynamic and engaging small-group learning:

  • Critical focus areas for breakthrough improvements.
  • Interactive learning with seasoned DEKRA Insight safety pros.
  • Actionable tools & skills that you can apply today.

Each seminar includes information-packed materials for reference during the seminar, plus continental breakfast and lunch. All seminars are an additional cost to the conference registration fee. Register now!

PDS 1-Day
Monday, March 12, 2018 – 8am-5pm

SafeAlign®: Foundations
This workshop defines the relationship between leadership, culture and safety. These are the foundational concepts that a safety improvement initiative is built on. The term and importance of exposure reduction is explained. Attendees to this workshop will be able to their leadership strengths and challenges, understand the influence they have on developing a strong organizational culture and how their performance impacts the safety of their direct reports.
The 3 SafeAlign sessions on Mon, Tue and Wed can be bundled for a discounted price.

PDS 1-Day
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 8am-5pm

Fundamentals of Process Safety: Preventing Fire and Explosions
Gain a critical foundation in the science and practice of fire and explosion prevention. Learn from the experts about the properties of common materials, how to analyze risk, and get an introduction to the concept of hazard area classification.

SafeAlign: Safety Contacts
This workshop focuses on building the supervisor ability to see exposures and provide effective feedback to individuals. This skill improves the leaders engagement capability. Workshop attendees will learn the needed skills to identify exposure in the workplace and develop the skills it takes to provide meaningful feedback to their workers while also understanding why employees "do the things they do" when exposure exist.
The 3 SafeAlign sessions on Mon, Tue and Wed can be bundled for a discounted price.

PDS 1-Day
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 1pm-5pm

The Four Defining Attributes of a World Class Safety Organization
Prerequisite: Leadership Summit registration
In this session, we will explore and discuss the concept of world class safety and dig into the four primary attributes associated with those who truly fit the label of world class in safety. Learn more.

PDS 1-Day
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 8am-3pm

Advanced Interaction Skills – Making Feedback More Meaningful and Memorable
Change lives with effective feedback techniques. Learn the science behind effective feedback — and how to work with (not against) the human brain to change behavior.

Coaching for World-Class Safety Performance
Magnify your influence on culture by coaching others to be better leaders. Discover the key principles for leadership coaching and how to apply them to real-world situations.

Leadership Behaviors that Shape and Strengthen Your Culture: The Role of the Transformational Leader to Drive Organizational Change
Make continuous improvement a reality. Learn and practice the leadership behaviors that will support genuine culture change.

Motivating BAPP® Observers
Pre-requisite: BAPP license
Take the guesswork out of observer motivation. Learn the principles, practices, and strategies for creating an enthusiastic and effective corps of observers.

Process Safety Management: What is it and why do we need it?
Get up to speed on the elements of a sound process safety management (PSM) system. Learn how PSM is different from occupational safety and how this discipline can help you manage exposure in organizations large and small across a variety of industries.

Rincon® Software - Overview
Pre-requisite: BAPP license
Build fluency with the key features of Rincon software. Learn how to manage, analyze, and report on observation data for better safety decision making and action.

SafeAlign: Job Safety Briefings
This workshop focuses on build leader communications skills to discuss exposure with crews at the start , during and after the job. Attendees to this workshop will learn how to make Safety Briefings effective in the effort of recognizing and controlling exposure. By understanding how they communicate and what effective communication "looks Like", leaders will have the ability to lead their employees in ways to control exposure for themselves and others.
The 3 SafeAlign sessions on Mon, Tue and Wed can be bundled for a discounted price.

Sharing the Fun: Steering Committee Roles that Build on Success
Pre-requisite: BAPP license
Equip everyone on your team to step up — not just the facilitator. Learn what it means to develop genuine role diversity within your team and how to create it.

Strategic Communications: How to Inform, Motivate, and Engage Your Organization in the Safety Process
Make your voice — and your process — heard. Discover the communication tools and techniques that professionals use to promote their message and win hearts and minds.

PDS 2-Day
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 8am-5pm and Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 8am-3pm

Advanced Facilitator Skills
Pre-requisite: BAPP license
Build competence and confidence in managing your team. Learn the essentials of facilitation, how to plan for the future, and how to keep your process effective for the long term.

BAPP Essentials for Established Processes
Pre-requisite: BAPP license
This boot camp for BAPP safety delivers everything you would get in implementation training in powerful, hands-on exercises and group interactions. Learn CBI development, observation skills, problem identification, coaching, ABC Analysis, and more.

BAPP Technology Fundamentals for Steering Committee Members
Pre-requisite: BAPP license
Get your new steering team members up to speed quickly with this intensive workshop on the theory and applications of BAPP technology.

Interpersonal and Leadership Skills for Supervisors
Strong cultures are made by strong frontline leaders. Discover and practice the leadership and interpersonal skills that supervisors need to build productive, safety-supporting relationships with their teams.

Facilitator Skills Workshop 3-DAY
Monday, March 12 through Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 8am-5pm

Pre-requisite: BAPP license
Sustain and support your process by equipping your facilitators with the practical skills and tools they need to succeed in their vital role. This workshop also provides an enriching networking opportunity with other BAPP® technology facilitators and a forum for discussing and developing solutions to challenges specific to your implementation.


Seminars subject to change. Check back with us periodically for the most updated schedule and details.