Interested in speaking or know someone who would like to present at the 2018 Wisconsin Safety & Health Conference and Expo?

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Nomination Form

Nomination Submission Deadline has passed (10/6/17)

Are you considered an expert in your industry and willing to share your expertise with peers across the state on safety, health, environmental, transportation, or other related fields? Do you know an individual/co-worker willing to present? Have you attended our conference in the past and are looking for new industry specific topics? If you answered yes … then you are the person we’re looking for!

The 2018 Conference and Expo will take place Monday – Wednesday, April 16-18, 2018. Monday will consist of day-long Professional Development Courses. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 17-18, will be broken into approximately 55+ educational sessions. There are two options for session length: one(1)  hour or one and a half  (1.5) hours.

Annual Safety & Health Conference Speaker Presentations FAQ

Nomination Process

Submit your nomination(s) by clicking the button above. We accept nominations by peers or self nominations. We also encourage “panel” sessions!
Nominations are due no later than October 6.
The WSC Conference Planning Committee meets in late October to review, vote and secure the 56 topics to be featured during the event. All nominees, regardless of whether their nomination was/was not accepted, will be notified of their session status by mid-to-late November.

Format for Sessions

Educational sessions are either 1 or 1.5 hours in length
Each session is given an experience level by the speaker who submitted the topic: (1)=Fundamental; (2)=Intermediate; (3)=Advanced


Sessions will be assigned various breakout rooms approx. 2 weeks prior to the event.
Our conference is held at:

Kalahari Resort
1305 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Speaker Fee

WSC does not pay speaker honorariums. See expense reimbursements below.

Speaker Reimbursements

We will reimburse your mileage at $0.54 if you reside less than 100 miles (one way) from the WI Dells. If you reside more than 100 miles, in lieu of mileage, we will make and pay for one night’s lodging. Expense reimbursement requests are due to WSC 2 weeks after the conference. Requests may be made via email.

Conference Speaker Registration

All secured speakers receive a complimentary registration for the day they are speaking. If you wish to attend the opposite day, your fee will be 50% off the regular conference price.

Session Handouts

Handouts will be available to our attendees via our website only as early as one week prior to the conference.
Your presentation is requested to be sent in PPT format by given deadline. We will convert the PPT into a PDF (3 slides per page) for web use.

Audio Visual

Each breakout room is equipped with

Podium and microphone

Power-Point Presentations

Your presentation will be due at given date (2-3 weeks prior) and can be any length necessary.

Your presentation will be uploaded to our website for attendees to download as handouts prior to the conference. All speakers must bring their presentation with them on a jump-drive on the day they’re presenting (presentations will not be uploaded on our av equipment). If you wish all attendees to have printed copies of your handouts, we are unable to cover the cost, nor reimburse you, for them. You will be responsible for costs and bringing the necessary copies with you.

Biographies and Photos

Each speaker is asked to submit a short biography to Barb Deans to be used to introduce you to the audience as well as a color photo headshot saved in TIF or JPG formats, 300+ dpi resolution for inclusion in our conference programs.

Speaker Survey

Current speakers are asked to complete this survey regarding their presentation needs, lodging, bio and other pertinent information to ensure the presentation is successful.

No Commercialization

We do not endorse any specific products, companies or speakers. Speakers are not permitted to sell, promote or endorse any company or organization’s materials, products or services.

Further Questions?

Please contact Barb Deans, Associate Director, Wisconsin Safety Council, 608.661.6914 or 608.258.3400