Program

June 23 - 26, 2019 | The San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX

The Pulp & Paper Safety Association (PPSA) invites you to its 76th Annual Safety Conference, June 23-26, 2019, at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio Texas.

The conference will feature expert speakers from within the safety community, as well as from exhibits from vendors showcasing the latest innovations in personal and site safety. Speakers will share reliable methods, tools, and inspiration to help you increase employee engagement. Attendees will hear success stories from leaders who have empowered their employees to understand safety as a value, not merely as rules or requirements. You'll have the opportunity to network and collaborate with fellow executives, managers and front-line employees who are safety leaders in our industry. The exhibit floor will host key vendor showcasing the newest tools, equipment, and processes you need to be successful. 

Sunday * Monday * Tuesday * Wednesday 

*As of May 17th 2019 

       
       
SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019
       
8:00 am to 2:00 pm Golf Tournament   The Quarry Golf Club**
       
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk
       
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Vendor Meeting   Riverview
       
      **Off-site
MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019
7:00 am to 5:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk
       
7:00 am to 8:00 am Breakfast (Paid Spouses & Guests Welcome)   River Terrace/ Cactus Flower
       
8:00 am to 8:15 am Welcome And Opening Remarks   Salons DEF
       
8:15 am to 9:30 am Opening Keynote Bruce Bowen Salons DEF
       
9:45 am to 3:00 pm Spouse/Guest Tour    
       
9:30 am to 9:45 am Break    
       
9:45 am to 11:00 am Workplace Violence: Prevention and Intervention  Dennis Davis, Ogletree Deakins Salons DEF
       
11:00 am 11:15 am Break    
       
11:15 am to 12:00 pm Call to Action Panel

Joy Ausman, Clearwater Paper

Paul Bierley, Domtar

Matthew Kanneberg, WestRock 

Salons DEF
       
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch   River Terrace/ Cactus Flower
       
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Safety It's in Your Hands Billy Parker, Lending a Hand LLC Salons DEF
       
2:00 pm  to 2:30 pm New Technology Showcase Part 1 Belt Conveyor Guarding, Ensafe, I-Gard, Webnettraining    Salons DEF
       
2:30 pm to 2:45 pm Break    
       
2:45 pm to 3:45 pm Modernizing Process Safety Management in Pulp & Paper

Devon Downs, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Trey Morrison, Exponent

Salons DEF
       
3:45 pm to 4:15 pm New Technology Showcase Part 2 MCR Safety, Tilsatec, EcoChem Pro, Hex Armor  Salons DEF
       
4:15 pm to 4:30 pm  Business Meeting & Closing Day Comments   Salons DEF
       
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Vendor Reception   Salons ABC
       
TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019
7:00 am to 5:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk
       
7:00 am to 8:00 am Breakfast (Paid Spouses & Guests Welcome)   River Terrace/ Cactus Flower
       
8:00 am to 8:15 am Welcome And Opening Remarks   Salons DEF
       
8:15 am to 9:15 am Pursuing Safety Excellence: The 4 Core Components Shawn Galloway, ProAct Safety Salons DEF
       
9:15 am to 9:30 am Break    
       
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Spouse/Guest Tour     
       
9:30 am to 10:30 am OSHA Direction & Update Eric Hobbs, Ogletree Deakins Salons DEF
       
10:30 am to 10:45 am Break    
       
10:45 am to 12:00 pm Emergency Preparedness Panel

Matthew Kanneberg, WestRcok

George Kolesar, Sonoco

Doug Stilwell, International Paper

Salons DEF
       
12:00 am to 1:00 pm Lunch   River Terrace/ Cactus Flower
       
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm Three Leadership Strategies to Minimize Risk-Taking Behavior Dave Galloway, Continuous Mile Salons DEF
       
1:45 pm to 2:45 pm Contractor Session

Brian Bork, CR Meyer

Dean Kuhlman, Thompson Industrial

Rusty Smith, Austin Industrial

Ted Carroll, Jacobs

Salons DEF 
       
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm  Break    
       
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm Safety: Engage Your Workforce and Achieve High Safety Performance Dave Pearson, WestRock Salons DEF
       
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm Safety Committee Presentations   Salons DEF
       
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Vendor Reception   Salons ABC
       
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019
7:00 am to 12:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk
       
7:00 am to 8:00 am Breakfast (Paid Spouses & Guests Welcome)   River Terrace/ Cactus Flower
       
8:00 am to 8:15 am Welcome And Opening Remarks   Salons DEF
       
8:15 am to 9:30 am NOT the Security Person – How to manage safety and security in an age of Active Shooter.  Tim Keck, GoBulletProof Salons DEF
       
9:15 am to 9:30 am Break    
       
9:30 am to 10:55 am Innovator Presentations   Salons DEF
       
10:55 am to 11:40 am  Enhancing Human Enginuity
Thru Human Performance Improvement
Shane Bush, BushCo, Inc. Salons DEF
       
11:40 am to 12:00 pm Conference Wrap Up   Salons DEF
       
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Awards Luncheon   Salons ABC