The Safety Directors Forum will take place at the Fairfield Nashville Downtown / The Gulch. The meeting room assigned is the City Meeting Room located on the lobby level of the hotel. Below is a preliminary schedule and speakers/topics may be subject to change.

During the open forums many topics may be brought to the table. They may include rigging, aging workforce, fleet safety, silica, damage prevention, fall protection, suicide prevention, trenchless safety, opioids, active shooter, etc. Bring a topic to the forum and let’s discuss it and others. The purpose is to share and disseminate useful safety information. Please no sales pitches. 
Wednesday, November 6
Time Topic - Moderator/Speaker  
8:00am - 9:45am Introductions & Open Forum Part 1
George Kennedy, Facilitator - NUCA
9:45am - 10:00am Morning Break  
10:00am - 11:45am Supervisors Legal Responsibilities
Brad Hammond, Littler Law
11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm - 2:45pm OSHA Update
Steve Hawkins, OSHA Tennessee
2:45pm - 3:00pm Afternoon Break  
3:00pm - 3:30pm New Opportunities to Conduct Operator Training
Bruce Rabe, VISTA Training
3:30pm - 5:00pm  "Tell Me a Story"
George Kennedy, NUCA
5:00pm - 6:00pm Networking Reception  
Thursday, November 7
Time Topic - Moderator/Speaker  
8:00am-9:45am Open Forum Part 2 
George Kennedy, Facilitator - NUCA
9:45am-10:00am Morning Break  
10:00am - 12:00pm Understanding Gas Monitors
Keith Gregg, Mine Safety Appliances
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm-2:30pm Distracted Driving
Bill Jenkins, CNA
2:30pm-2:45pm Afternoon Break  
2:45pm-4:00pm How NUCA Can Help You and You NUCA
Warren Graves (Retired)
Greg Strudwick, Strudwick & Associates
4:00pm-4:30pm Closing Remarks
George Kennedy, NUCA