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Abby Ferri continues to reach audiences of all levels and industries at events on a local, regional, and national scale.

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October 23, 2023: National Safety Council Congress & Expo, The Undeniable Appeal of Risk, presented by Abby Ferri and Rachel Walla Houseman

More events coming soon! 



EVENT ARCHIVE, 2014 to present (almost inclusive of all events I’ve done, almost!)

September 10, 2014: Las Vegas, NV – ASSE Las Vegas – Leveraging Gamification and Social Media for Safety Success

September 11, 2014: Webinar – Best Practices in Tank Overfill Protection

October 15, 2014: Webinar – Underground Storage Tank Corrective Action Plan Best Practices

October 22, 2014: Long Beach, CA – SoCal Joint Technical Symposium – Gamification for Safety Training

October 28, 2014: Webinar – Confined Space Standard for Construction

November 18, 2014: Leading Safety Indicators

December 3, 2014: Business Impacts of the New CWA Rules – How to Manage the Environmental and Economic Risks

December 9, 2014: Minneapolis, MN – Northwest ASSE – Gamification for Safety Training

December 13, 2014: CERCLA Cleanup – How Potentially Responsible Parties Can Minimize Liability Risks and Control Costs

January 15, 2015: Gamification for Training – a webinar presented exclusively to clients of Midwest Employers Casualty Company.

January 28, 2015: How to Develop a Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan for Your Organization

February 10, 2015: Stretching For Safety: How to Implement an Effective Soft Tissue Injury Prevention Program – a webinar presented exclusively to clients of Midwest Employers Casualty Company.

February 17, 2015: Sustainable Energy Management Practices for Business & Industry- How to Reduce Your Bottom Line and Boost Your Energy Efficiency

April 13-15, 2015: San Antonio, TX – BLR Safety Summit – Environmental Compliance for the Safety Manager and EHS Metrics

March 12, 2015: Redevelopment of a Superfund Site for Beneficial Use

March 25, 2015: Meeting SPCC Requirements for your Aboveground Storage Tank Handling, Inspection, Maintenance, and Operation-Strategies for Success

TBD: NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule – Best Practices for Complying with Proposed Requirements

May 19, 2015: Toxic Release Inventory Reports

June 10, 2015: Dallas, TX – ASSE Safety 2015 – Step Up Your Game! Using Gamification Techniques to Enhance Your Training Delivery, sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty –

June 18, 2015: Confined Space for Construction

June 25, 2015: EHS Metrics

July 2, 2015: Mitigating EHS in Construction

July 28, 2015: Confined Space for Construction (encore),

September 15, 2015: Compliance with new OSHA Inspection Guidance Document for HazCom, co-presentation with Edwin Foulke Jr.

September 17, 2015: Confined Spaces in Construction – OSHA’s Full Enforcement of Final Rule Takes Effect October 2, 2015 – What to Do Now to Prepare.

September 27-28, 2015: National Safety Council Congress & Expo. I will be appearing at the Expo on September 28, 2015. More information here, early registration ends August 28, 2015!

October 20-21, 2015: Nebraska Safety Council Conference and Tradeshow. I will present a session on Gamification on Day 1, and Mobile Apps for Safety on Day 2. More information on sponsorship and registration here.

September 29, 2015: EHS Metrics, Register and use code SPEAKFREE for complimentary registration

October 1, 2015: Construction Confined Space for Orange County ASSE, Register, free for OCASSE members

October 13, 2015: Mobile Apps for Safety and Onsite Training, Register and use code SPEAKFREE for complimentary registration.

November 18, 2015: Construction Confined Space Update and Gas Detection, presented with Drager. Registration.

March 3-4, 2016, Denver, CO: Colorado ASSE Spring Professional Conference, Objects at Height: The Other Fall Protection

February 18, 2016: Safety Metrics, Registration TBD.

February 2016: Injury and Illness Prevention Programs, private webinar for Aspen Risk Management

February 23, 2016: Training Strategies for Aboveground Storage Tanks, Register here.

February 24, 2016: Private webinar for Midwest Employers Casualty Company, Objects at Heights

March 2, 2016: Level Up Your Training With Gamification & Social Media, Register here.

March 22, 2016, Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Safety and Health Conference & Expo, Life Cycle of a Safety Career: A Modern Path, 12:30-1:45pm, Room 132

March 23, 2016, Brea, CA: Orange County ASSE Professional Development Conference, Objects at Heights: The Other Fall Protection

April 4-6, 2016, Austin, TX: BLR Safety Summit – Safety Metrics, Heat Illness Prevention, and Mobile Technology in Safety

April 21, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ: Arizona ASSE PDC, Objects at Heights: The Other Fall Protection

May 3-6, 2016, Philadelphia, PA: Brewers Association Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America, Ensuring the Safety of Non-Employees in the Brewery

May 4-5, 2016, Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Safety Council Safety & Health Conference – Objects at Height, Life Cycle of a Safety Career: A Modern Path

June 27, 2016, Atlanta, GA: ASSE Safety 2016: Life Cycle of a Safety Career: A Modern Path

June 29, 2016: HazCom Updates: Secondary Container Labeling and Training Essentials

August 1-2, 2016: Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, Safety 101 w/ Matt Stinchfield, Safety Ambassador of the Brewers Association

August 31, 2016: Respiratory Protection Program, a FREE webinar sponsored by Draeger

Sept 27, 2016 1:30pm: Duluth Safety Conference, Topic: Look Out Below – Dropped Object Prevention.

September 21, 2016 12pmEST: Objects @ Heights, a webinar hosted by ASSE.

September 21, 2016 2pmEST: Silica Training Program, a FREE webinar sponsored by Avetta and EHS Daily Advisor.

November 7, 2016: ASSE Virtual Symposium, Topic: Social Safety Training – Maximize the Medium

November 30, 2016: ASSE WISE Webinar, Topic: Life Cycle of a Safety Career – A Modern Path. WISE Member discount code: WISENOV2016

October 11, 2016: Guest Speaker at Twin Cities Insurance Club, Topic: Safety Promotion

November 1, 2016: Northwest ASSE Chapter Meeting, Topic: ANSI/ISEA 107 High Visibility with Ergodyne.

December 6, 2016: Superior Safety Day, Superior, WI, Topic: Silica Exposure Control Plan

January 10, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm: Northwest ASSE Chapter Meeting with AIHA Upper Midwest, Topic: Life Cycle of a Safety Career – A Modern Path

January 25, 2017: BLR Webinar, Topic: Use of Technology to Support Safety initiatives in 2017, registration is FREE!

February 14, 2017: Northwest ASSE Chapter PDC, Minneapolis, MN, Topic: Strategies for an Effective Respirable Crystalline Silica Exposure Control Plan

February 8, 2017: ASSE Webinar, Topic: Strategies for Compliance with OSHA’s Final Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards

March 8, 2017: ASSE Webinar, Topic: Elevate Your Presence! Strategies for Leveraging Social Media for Safety Pros

April 25, 2017: Minnesota Safety Council, Bemidji Safety Day, Topic: Look Out Below – Dropped Object Prevention

May 17 & 18, 2017: Minnesota Safety Conference, Topics: Fall Protection for General Industry and Life Cycle of a Safety Career

May 24, 2017: BLR Webinar, Topic: Energy Audits

June 2017 Safety 2017, Denver, CO

August 1, 2017: Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI. Topic: Mastering Safety.

October 4, 2017: Sioux Falls, SD – South Dakota Safety Conference. Topics: Dropped Object Prevention – From Afterthought to Forefront & Beyond Inspection: Harnessing The Cloud and IoT for Safety Program Excellence. More info here.

October 17, 2017: Silica Dust: Strategies for Compliance & Effective Control Plans. Register here.

October 25, 2017: Hazardous Materials Training – Strategies for Compliance. Registration, use code WEBSPEAK for discount!

February 13, 2018: Northwest ASSE Chapter PDC. More info here.

May 10, 2018, 9:30-10:30am – Minnesota Safety & Health Conference, “Beyond Inspection: Harnessing the Cloud and IoT for Safety Program Excellence”

June 1-6, 2018: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2018 in San Antonio, TX!

June 22, 2018 – Leading Safety Indicators: New Strategies for Tracking and Improving Performance in your Workplace.

June 27, 2018 – Safety Coaching for Supervisors: How to Gain Buy-In and Develop Powerful Advocates for Your Safety Program.

July 25, 2018 – Summer Compliance Roundup: ISO 45001, Silica, Walking/Working Surfaces, and ISEA 121.

October 1, 2018, 4pm WAT: ASSP Nigeria Chapter – Pathways to Certification for the Up and Coming Safety Professional.

October 3, 2018, 11am CST:Rope Access – A Safe Alternative for Work at Height. Register here.

November 13, 2018 – Achieving Digital Transformation of the Workforce for Better Safety & Productivity – a free webinar sponsored by Corvex and MCR Safety

November 15, 2018 – – a free webinar sponsored by Avetta

November 29, 2018: Drug Testing and Incentive Programs, a seminar for the Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association

December 6, 2018: Leveraging Technology and Internet of Things for Safety, a seminar for the Minnesota Rural Electric Cooperatives

February 12, 2019: Understanding ASSP Communities and the Path to Leadership, a seminar at the ASSP Northwest annual professional development conference

March 28, 2019: Develop & Implement a Safety Training Matrix, a seminar for the Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association membership

April 2, 2019: MSA Safety Network – Risk Strategies for Opioids and Marijuana on the Construction Site. Register here.

April 18, 2019: Beat the Heat – Understanding & Preventing Heat Stress at the Jobsite. A Hays Construction Risk & Safety Seminar with Alsie Nelson of Ergodyne. Information and free registration here.

April 30, 2019: ISO 45001 & Legal Implications. Registration TBD via Nimonik.

May 15, 2019: BLR Webinar – Safety Incentive Programs, use discount code FERRI20

June 19, 2019: BLR Webinar – Supercharging Safety Committees: How to Develop Effective Advocates of Safety and Compliance Initiatives, registration link TBD, use discount code AFERRI20

May 6, 2019: Social Media presentation for the MN Safety Council Young Professionals group. Information TBD.

May 8, 2019, 10am: Achieving Digital Transformation of the Workforce for Better Safety and Productivity. More information and registration here.

June 10-12, 2019: ASSP Safety 2019

August 27-30, 2019: VPPPA National Symposium. Abby will be presenting with Hays teammate Justin Gillette on moving away from traditional workers comp programs. Abby will also provide an update on the WISE Women’s Workplace Safety Summit and related initiatives.

October 1-3, 2019: International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) 2019. Abby will conduct several safety field “classrooms” at the ICUEE 2019 expo hall. More info from ICUEE.

October 28, 2019: Private webinar for members of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts ACEC/MA Health and Safety Forum

November 6, 2019: National Capital Chapter of ASSP – How to Prepare & Give a Webinar – free registration, open to all.

November 6, 2019: Respiratory Protection: How to Leverage New Technology to Enhance Your Programuse code FERRI20 for discount.

December 4, 2019: Hazard Communication: Successful Strategies to Avoid One of the Most Commonly Cited OSHA Violationsuse code FERRI20 for discount.

December 5, 2019: Social Media + Safety, private webinar for University of Wisconsin Whitewater Occupational Safety program students

November 6, 2019: Private Event, safety keynote for general contractor’s annual executive leadership summit.

November 13, 2019: Private Event, safety keynote for safety product manufacturer invite-only safety conference.

February 25, 2020: ASSP Northwest Chapter Professional Development Conference @ Mystic Center in Shakopee, MN – click the link to register, submit a speaking proposal, or to sponsor or exhibit at the PDC.

March 18, 2020: PPE: Last Resort, Top of Mindfree webinar

May 14, 2020: Virtual Round Table discussion on “How to Safely Open America’s Businesses” – View on and

June 1, 2020: The HOP Nerd Webinar – Making Safety Fun

June 2020: ASSP’s Safety 2020: Virtual

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

1-2pm – Session SV514 “Racing Toward Inclusion: How to Impact your Safety Culture” with Lindsay Bell

3:30-4:30pm – Session SV521 “Tweet, Snap, and ‘Gram’ Your Safety Message to Reach Billions” with Jason Lucas

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

2:15-3:15pm – SV613 “Healthy Workforce: Strategies to Increase Utilization” with Melissa Gill

Thursday, June 25, 2020

8-9am – SV705 “Ask the Superheroes of Safety Training” with Linda Tapp, Regina McMichael, and Tim Page-Bottorff

June 16, 2020 – ABCs of PPE. Registration is free. 

June 30, 2020 – Smooth & Safe Operations: The Safety Leader’s Role in Business Continuity Planning, link TBD via BLR EHS.

December 4, 2020: Psychosocial Safety for Influential Communication – ASSP Great Plains Chapter Meeting

February 26, 2021: ENR Top Young Professionals Conference – Moderator:  Safe and Sound in the Field

March 2, 2021: Safety Justice League @ Construction Safety Council Expo 

On Demand: 2021 Safety Tech Trends, an EHS Daily Advisor Webinar, access recording here.

March 9, 2021: Career Progression for Women in EHS, ASSP Northwest Chapter Meeting

March 10, 2021: Ohio Safety Congress, Women in Construction and Safety by Sherry Holmes, HGTV host and DIYer; Abby Ferri, podcaster and author; Tony DeAscentis, Ving!; and Stephanie Hunter, Ving!

March 19, 2021: Ask the Superheroes of Safety Training – an ASSP webinar, free registration.

April 20, 2021: VPPPA Next Level Safety, Influencing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts as a Safety Professional. Presenting with Lindsay Bell. Event info here.

May 14, 2021: ASSP Kittyhawk Chapter, book club discussion about The Safety Habit by Abby Ferri.

August 17, 2021: Post-Pandemic PPE, an EHS Daily Advisor webinar

August 26, 2021: Safety Meetings Toolkit for Safety Pros, an EHS Daily Advisor webinar

September 1, 2021: Connecting the Dots, LinkedIn Live event with Kahlilah Guyah

September 2021: ASSP Safety 2021 – PITSTOP for Change with Lindsay Bell; Leveraging Social Media for Safety Messaging with Jason Lucas

September 23, 2021: Western States Roofing Conference – NWiR Panel: Science of Safety

November 10, 2021: ASSP Long Island Chapter Meeting – Habit Forming Safety Training

January 2022: Tech and Safety with Intelex for EHS Today

January 2022: ESG & EHS for EHS Daily Advisor

February 15, 2022: ASSP Permian Basin Chapter Meeting

February 2022: Safety and Tech for BLR

June 2022: ASSP Safety 2022

October 2022: Safeopedia Safety Connect panelist, exhibitor, and Safety Justice League Lounge

October 2022: EHS Daily Advisor webinar – Budgeting for Safety

November 2022: ASSP Orange County Chapter Meeting

November 2022: WISE Personal Development Retreat, panel member. Visit and visit the WISE section for the registration link, this event is for WISE members only.

May 2023: International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Executive Summit, panelist and moderator

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