2019 Speaker Information
Interested in speaking or know someone who would like to present at the 2019 Wisconsin Safety Council Annual Conference?
Nomination Submission Deadline: October 12
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 2019 Conference and Expo will take place Monday – Wednesday, April 15-17, 2019. Monday will consist of day-long Professional Development Courses. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 16-17, will be broken into approximately 56+ educational sessions. There are two options for session length: one(1) hour or one and a half (1.5)
Annual Conference Speaker Presentations FAQ
Submit your nomination(s) by clicking the button above. We accept nominations by peers or self nominations. We also encourage “panel” sessions, up to 3 total presenters.
Nominations are due no later than October 12.
The WSC team 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 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:
1305 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Speaker Fees & Reimbursements
WSC does not pay speaker honorariums or reimbursement expenses such as meals, lodging, mileage, etc.
Conference Speaker Registration
All secured speakers receive a two-day complimentary registration. ($640 value)
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.
Each breakout room is equipped with
Podium and microphone
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.
Current speakers are asked to complete this survey regarding their presentation needs, bio and other pertinent information to ensure the presentation is successful.
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.
Please contact Barb Deans, Associate Director, Wisconsin Safety Council, 608.661.6914 or 608.258.3400