Call for Presentations

The 2021 NSC Southern Safety Conference & Expo

New Orleans, LA May 19-21

The National Safety Council invites you to submit a proposal for consideration as a presentation at the 2021 NSC Southern Safety Conference & Expo.The purpose of the NSC SSCE is to provide safety, health and environmental professionals with access to a high-quality yet affordable program that includes educational opportunities, networking events and an Expo floor. We look forward to your proposal submission as your knowledge and expertise would be a great asset to the strong educational component of our program. At this time, we are planning an in-person event. We will continue to monitor the situation and will post updates on our website

Submission Deadline

Proposals must be submitted by Friday, October 30. 
 Submissions will be reviewed by the NSC Southern Safety Conference Program Committee and submitters will be notified of the Committee's decision by late December 2020. 

Submission Requirements

  • Proposals must be submitted via the online application.
  • Speaker availability must be confirmed prior to proposal submission.
  • Proposals must detail what will be learned by attending the proposed session(s).
  • Proposals must be from 60 minute presentations.
  • Proposals must be for presentation delivered as either a lecture or panel discussion (limit of 4 panelists per presentation).
  • Presentations that share new trends or a unique learning opportunity will be given special consideration.
  • Speakers are responsible for all expenses incurred. However, speakers will receive a Full Conference & Expo registration, which includes access to the Expo Floor and Technical Sessions (access to the Professional Development Seminar held pre-Conference is not included).

Subject Tracks

Submissions are encouraged from the following subject tracks:


  • Construction/Labor/Utilities
  • Emerging Issues
  • Fleet Driver & Transportation Safety
  • Management Leadership, Employee Engagement & Culture
  • Operational/Technical/Regulatory
  • Post-Quarantine Safety
  • Research to Practice
  • Risk Reduction & Management
  • Safety Culture/Behavior-Based Safety
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Safety Performance Measurement
  • Technology 
  • Training
  • Young Professionals

Education Levels

Participants include the "newcomers" and the "veteran" professionals alike. All possess a varied level of experience and expertise. In order to meet the growing experience of our attendees, special consideration will be given to submissions from the Intermediate and Advanced categories:


Geared toward the attendee who is:

• New to the safety industry and has had little or no training

• 1-3 years experience


Geared toward the attendee who:

• Has experience in the field and wants to build on it

• 4-9 years experience


Geared toward the attendee who:

• Is considered a “seasoned” safety and health professional

• 10+ years experience


For additional information, please contact:

Hilda Koskiewicz
National Safety Council




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