ALL AGENDA MATERIAL MUST BE SUBMITTED TO PROGRAM COMMITTEE BY OCTOBER 1, 2017!

 

PRE-CONFERENCE, OCTOBER 31, 2017

(LUNCH INCLUDED)

 

MAIN CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 1, 2017
(BREAKFAST & LUNCH INCLUDED)

 

This year’s conference is shaping up to be the best Southeast Mine Safety and Health Conference! Below are some of the agenda items we have on our draft agenda. We are working hard to put together the best agenda possible. Items may change from the draft content below. Once the agenda is set we will post that on this page, that content will be in our conference app and will be emailed to registered attendees. 

 

Topic Speakers
Industrial Hygiene
Preconference
(Include Silica
& Coal Dust)
 
Plant
Contractors &
Maintenance Preconference
 
Get to know the Southeast MSHA District Staff Sam Pierce
Day 1 AM Keynote Speaker, Kathy Buckley  
Hugh Talbert Award  
Day 1 PM Keynote Speaker, Dr. Story Musgrave  
Surface Mine Rescue, Discussion Karen Miller; Kim Allen
Legal Topic: Aske The Attorney John  Williams
Legal Topic: Aske The Attorney Diana M Jagiella   
MSHA Update - SE District Sam Pierce
Online Tracking of Training - A New Approach Wes Thompson
Determining the Adequacy of Workplace Examinations: The Reasonably Prudent Competent Examiner Test  Robert H. Beatty, Jr.
Workplace Examinations: Understanding How Mine Workers Search for and Find Hazards  Brianna M. Eiter, Ph.D.
Smart Cap Tech Brady Marcus

Drug, Health and Wellness Topics
Lonnie Layton
Day 2 AM Keynote Speaker, Dr. Kevin Elko  
Discussion Group #1 -
All Other Metal/Non
(Phosphate, Lime, Gold
ChemLime, Minerals)
 
Discussion Group #2  - Underground MNM Mining    
Discussion Group # 3 - Stone, Sand & Gravel   
Discussion Group # 4 -
Cement  
 
Discussion Group #5 - Coal    
Driller Contractor From The  Chilean Miners Extraction, Bill Maloney  
NFPA 77 Safeguard Against Hazards of Static Electricity Elizabeth Matthews
How to prepare/have a successful MSHA Inspection. Kyle Harrison
Total Worker Health Kellie Pierson
Concrete Silos  
Blasting Safely  
Under the Influence  
Mobile Equip Safety  
Mine Mapping Trevor Thomas, P.E., 
New Sampling Criteria and Samplers for the OSHA Final Rule on Silica Debbie Dietrich, CIH
MSHA Update from the Hill Patricia Silvey
Day 3 Closing Speaker, Chad Hymas  
Conference Wrap-Up Closing Door Prizes Jon Heaser