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ASSP recruiting presenters for Safety 2024 in Denver

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is seeking a diverse group of occupational safety and health professionals to join its team of presenters now being formed for its Safety 2024 Professional Development Conference and Exposition. The world’s oldest professional safety organization is an industry leader in promoting best practices that make safety an integral element of business.

Safety 2024 will be held Aug. 7-9 in Denver. Presentations should address key occupational safety and health issues as well as emerging matters and innovations relevant to the profession. Speakers have until Sept. 13 to submit their proposals to contribute to next year’s event.

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James Thornton, CSP, CIH, FASSP, FAIHA, is president of consulting firm Alpha Industries LLC

“Our annual conference is a dynamic learning and networking experience that helps attendees expand their knowledge, find solutions to challenges and learn about the latest trends,” said ASSP President Jim Thornton, CSP, CIH, FASSP, FAIHA. “Whether you’re an industry newcomer or seasoned practitioner, there’s always something more to learn to better protect workers at your organization.”

All speaker proposals for Safety 2024 will be reviewed by ASSP’s Conference Planning Committee. The group’s evaluations consider a range of factors such as a speaker’s presentation skills and experience, desirability of the topic, and alignment with conference objectives. Presentations are in person for one hour, including 15 minutes for questions. The committee will consider no more than two proposals per speaker.

“Presenting at our conference is a terrific opportunity to contribute to the career development of your colleagues while advancing our profession,” Thornton said. “It’s truly a rewarding experience.”

Successful applicants will be notified by March 1, 2024. For more information on submitting a proposal to present at Safety 2024, please visit