May 12 – 14, 2021
Virtual Conference

64th Annual Safety Conference & Trade Show 2021

WHY OUR CONFERENCE What Makes Our Conference Great

For decades, top minds and motivated professionals in the safety industry have come to our conference to network, learn, and advance the industry.


Meet and connect with other industry professionals during sessions and other networking opportunities.


Great Speakers

Learn from and engage with leading voices in the safety industry, and around our province and country.


New People

Hear from some of the leading voices in the safety industry and connect with other professionals.


Have Fun

Combine work and play by taking part in our hosted sessions and virtually interacting with other guests.


MEET THE Conference Speakers

Michelle Ray

Founder & CEO, Lead Yourself First Enterprises

Chris Forward

Harvey’s Oil

Kim Cullen

Memorial University


Shift your perspective on health and safety

Learning what is on the horizon for health and safety in our province, country, and around the globe is key in moving forward. Find out from those leading the charge.

10:00 - 12:30 AM Registration

Conference Registration

12:50 - 1:50
Safety Leadership: It Starts And Ends With Me

Safety Leadership: It Starts And Ends With Me

Michelle Ray

Delivering her message with insight, wit and humour, Michelle’s energizing, informative and popular keynote presentation will remind attendees of the power of personal leadership. You will learn accountability strategies to use long after the conference ends to take the lead, embrace challenges and break down barriers to success.

1:50 - 2:30

Official Opening

To include President’s Annual Report

9:00 - 9:10

Safety Moment, Announcements & Door Prizes

9:10 - 10:00
Mental Health

Mental Health

Boyd Merrill

Boyd will talk personally and frankly about mental health challenges, including his own.  Specifically he explains Occupational Stress Injuries such as Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.

10:00 - 10:30

Mobility & Stretch Break

9:00 - 9:10

Safety Moment

9:10 - 9:45


Derm Flynn

On September 11, 2001, Gander, became a safe harbor for 38 international aircrafts, their passengers, crew and some animals. Derm Flynn was the mayor of nearby Appleton during 9/11. He was involved in many of the local efforts during that time and is one of the characters portrayed in the musical “Come From Away”. How do you deal with an incident such as this and can you prepare for it? Mr. Flynn will give his account of how the people of the Gander area were at their best during this terrifying experience. 

9:45 - 10:00

Mobility & Stretch break

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