Conference Schedule

Join the industry's most innovative thinkers sharing insights, best practices and success stories in improving safety and reducing injuries using behavioral technology.

Monday, October 8th
Registration Open 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Grand Salon
Tuesday, October 9th
Registration Open 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Grand Salon
Pre-Conference Workshops – Morning 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
Introduction to BBS: Using Behavioral Technology to Achieve a World-Class Safety Culture
Angelica Grindle, Ph.D., Quality Safety Edge
Carson 1
Benchmarking Best Practices in Behavioral Safety Programs: Verified Effective
Don, Kernan, Key Activites Management
Sigurdur Oli Sigurdsson, Ph.D., Icelandic Centre for Research 
Carson 2
Beyond the Plateau: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement
Mike Diehl, CSP, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Carson 3
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  On Your Own
Pre-Conference Workshops – Afternoon 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Carson Rooms 
How a BBS Process Can Drift Off-Track Over Time and How to Reboot
Tom Werner, Quality Safety Edge and JP Martinez, Quality Safety Edge
Carson 1
Got Data? ... Then use it! Using your Observations to Assess, Sustain and Evolve your BBS Process
Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., and Dan Preston, Predictive Solutions 
Carson 2
Uncovering Hidden Secrets: Using The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System – HFACS – To Uncover The Underlying Causes Of Human Error
Rick Pollock, Rivendell Safety Consulting, LLC
Carson 3
People-Based Safety: The Human Dynamics of Achieving an Injury-Free Workplace
Steve Roberts, Ph.D., Safety Performance Solutions
Carson 4
Wednesday, October 10th
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Area 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Grand Salon
Registration Open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grand Salon
Exhibition Open 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Grand Salon
Welcome and Introduction
Terry McSween, Ph.D., CEO and President, Quality Safety Edge
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Opening Remarks
Rob Holdsambeck, Ed.D., LCP, BCBA-D, Executive Director, Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Reno Ballroom
What Research Tells us About Behavioral Safety
Jim Spigener, Senior Vice President, Dekra
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Grand Salon
Lessons in Persistence
Glen Bertini, CEO, Novinium
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Dispelling the Myth that BBS and HOP are Incompatible
Steve Roberts, Ph.D., Senior Partner, Safety Performance Solutions
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Reno Ballroom
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tahoe Ballroom 
Breakout Sessions 1 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Carson and Crystal Rooms
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area 2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Grand Salon
Breakout Sessions 2 2:45 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Carson and Crystal Rooms
Break  3:35 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Breakout Session 3 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Carson and Crystal Rooms
Thursday, October 11th
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Area 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Grand Salon
Exhibition Open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grand Salon
CCBS Accreditation Awards
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Your Luckiest Day
Aubrey Daniels, Ph.D., Founder, Aubrey Daniels International
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Behavioral Systems Engineering: Control Systems Interlock Competent Behavior
Mark Alavosius, Ph.D., Unversity of Nevada, Reno
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area  9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Grand Salon
Behavioral Leadership - A way of life, how we achieved it
Alan Cheung, Director of Behavioural Management, Costain, Ltd.
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Dysfunctional Practices that kill your Safety Culture (and what to do about them)
Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D., Safety-Doc.com
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Reno Ballroom
Wrap Up
Angelica Grindle, Ph.D., Quality Safety Edge
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Reno Ballroom
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Tahoe Ballroom
Breakout Sessions 4 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Carson and Crystal Rooms
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area 2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Grand Salon
Breakout Sessions 5 2:45 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Carson and Crystal Rooms
Break 3:35 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Breakout Sessions 6 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Carson and Crystal Rooms