June 12 - 15, 2022 | Ponte Vedra, FL

 Pulp & Paper Safety Association (PPSA)'s
77th Annual Safety and Health Conference

October 17-19, 2021 •  Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate • Orlando, FL

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, toolsand 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 vendors showcasing the newest tools, equipmentand processes you need to be successful. 

Sunday * Monday * Tuesday 

*As of October 8, 2021

SUNDAY, OCT 17, 2021
8:00 am to 2:00 pm Golf Tournament Register Today! International Golf Course
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk, Foyer
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Vendor Meeting  


MONDAY, OCT 18, 2021
7:00 am to 5:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk, Foyer
7:00 am to 8:00 am Breakfast (Paid Spouses & Guests Welcome)   Ballroom Commons
8:00 am to 8:15 am Welcome And Opening Remarks   National Ballroom AB
8:15 am to 9:30 am Opening Keynote  Candace Carnahan National Ballroom AB
9:30 am to 9:45 am Break  


9:45 am to 11:00 am Safety Committee Presentations   National Ballroom AB
11:00 am to 11:15 am Break   Foyer 
11:15 am to 12:00 pm How to show the employees that you care Matthew Kanneberg, WestRock National Ballroom AB
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch   Foyer/ National Ballroom AB
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Safety’s Flux Capacitor Danny Smith, SafeStart National Ballroom AB
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm New Technology Showcase Session 1    National Ballroom AB 
2:30 pm to 2:45 pm Break    Foyer 
2:45 pm to 3:15 pm  New Technology Showcase Session 2


National Ballroom AB
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm Innovator Presentations   National Ballroom AB
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm  Business Meeting & Closing Day Comments   National Ballroom AB
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Vendor Reception   National Ballroom CD
TUESDAY, OCT 19, 2021
7:00 am to 5:00 pm Registration   Registration Desk, Foyer
7:30 am to 7:45 am Welcome And Opening Remarks   National Ballroom AB
7:45 am to 8:45 am Opening Keynote- Would You Watch Out For My Safety?®-Empowering People to Work Safely! John Debringer National Ballroom AB
8:45 am to 9:00 am Break   Foyer 
9:00 am to 10:00 am OSHA Reenergized:  Increased COVID-19 Activity, Increased Inspections, More Money, and New Leadership – What’s Next? Eric Hobbs, Ogletree Deakins National Ballroom AB
10:00 am to 10:15 am Break   Foyer 
10:15 am to 11:30 pm Contractor Roundtable

 Paula Wood, International Paper; Bob Thomson, Spirit Construction; Brian Bork, CR Meyer

National Ballroom AB
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Awards Luncheon   Foyer/National Ballroom AB 
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm Drones in Pulp and Paper Blake Gilikin, Rimcor, Inc.  National Ballroom AB
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break     Foyer
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

A Proactive, Systems-Based Approach to Preventing Serious Injuries & Fatalities

Devin Bennett, PhD., LPS Center National Ballroom AB
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm Serious Incident Review  Matthew Moore, Sonoco; Leslie Petrie, International Paper National Ballroom AB
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm Closing Keynote: Incident prevention "Influencing behaviours - Inspiring change" Curtis Weber National Ballroom AB 
4:15 pm to 4:30 pm Closing Remarks Randy Adams, PPSA Conference Chair National Ballroom AB 
4:30pm to 6:30 pm Vendor Reception   National Ballroom CD