Calendar of Events & Professional Development

The HWC Calendar provides links to upcoming events, conferences and professional development opportunities for building a healthier workforce. If you have a related event you would like to add; please email the day, time, location, web link and brief description of the event to hwce@uiowa.edu.

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June 2018

2018 ISASH Annual Conference

June 24 - June 27
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

Farm to Sea: Anchoring Agricultural Health and Safety ISASH conferences are designed for professionals and practitioners interested in agricultural health and safety research, education, practice, and policy. ISASH members and conference participants represent a growing number of countries. Conference language is English. Now accepting abstracts for educational displays and posters: Educational Displays - Educational displays are encouraged, highlighting a product or service that has interest/value for conference participants and ISASH members. Educational displays may be the appropriate format for organizations to…

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July 2018

Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute

July 10 - July 12
Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, Smith Memorial Student Union Room 327-329
Portland, OR 97201 United States

Translation of Workplace Interventions: Dissemination and Implementation How can researchers best share their evidence-based tools with the community? How can practitioners effectively implement these tools within their organization? What are some strategies to making a successful business case for best practices with organizational leaders? Our Summer Institute this year will feature experts in academia and industry who can help answer some of these questions. Join us for this three-day event in beautiful Portland, Oregon! Registration is open!

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August 2018

Iowa Worksite Health & Wellbeing Summit

August 2 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
UnityPoint Health – DesMoines, 1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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WELLCOM Iowa Presents the Worksite Health & Wellbeing Summit on Thursday, August 2nd from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm at UnityPoint Health in Des Moines, Iowa.  Please see below for the agenda, keynote speaker, and registration information. Featured Speaker - Vic Strecher Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Medicine Founder and President, JOOL Health, Inc. Vic Strecher is a behavioral scientist, professor, and Director of Innovation at…

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2018 Safety Conference & Expo

August 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
SCC West Burlington Campus, 1500 W. Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655 United States

2018 Safety Conference & ExpoThursday, August 9 8 am - 3 pm SCC West Burlington Campus Little Theater Schedule7 – 8 Registration/exhibitors open 8-8:10 Welcome 8:10-9:10 Keynote 9:15-10 Breakout session 1 10-10:15 Break / Exhibitor Open 10:15-11 Breakout session 2 11-12:15 Lunch & exhibitors open 12:15-1 Breakout session 3 1-1:15 Break / Exhibitor Open 1:15-2 Breakout session 4 2-3:00 Keynote, Wrap Up, drawingsClick here for more information on breakout session topics, speaker bios, and more. Keynote Speaker Dr. Jim Withers has been…

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2018 WELCOA Summit

August 16 - August 17
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, CA United States

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, there is an urgency for strong, productive and thriving employees in our organizations. Wellness as an industry is uniquely positioned to impact the humans behind the numbers and make a huge impact on organizational performance. This year’s WELCOA Summit is about creating thriving cultures by learning to implement actionable solutions for the problems that workplaces face today. All attendees are eligible for one WELCOA certification. CEUs pending for the following organizations: SHRM, HRCI, CHES,…

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Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference

August 19 - August 22
The Orlando World Center Marriott, 8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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WCI 2018 Conference The 73rd Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference and the 30th Annual Safety and Health Conference focus on national workers’ compensation and occupational safety and health industries. Particularly as it relates to workers’ compensation, it has always been felt that each state, having different laws, had to deal with its own issues separate from other states. No longer is this the case. This national conference has evolved into a gathering of all stakeholders, regardless of jurisdiction or state, to…

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SHRM Nebraska State Conference

August 23 - August 24
La Vista Conference Center, 12520 Westport Pkwy
La Vista, NE 68128 United States
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2018 Conference Schedule Thursday 8-9 a.m. • Ballroom - Keynote: Valorie Burton “Resilient & Ready. How to Thrive Through Challenge & Change” Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m. • Dapper II, Tim Sackett “The Recruiting Technology Great Companies are using to Attract Top Talent” • Dapper I, Scott Moore “Latest Trends in Labor & Employment Law” • Dapper III, Mark Haner & Vicki Christ, “Is Your Company Culture Lost in Translation? It’s More Than a Mural on the Wall” • Gatsby, Cara Kirsch…

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20th International Conference of the International Ergonomics Association

August 26 - August 30
Firenze Fiera Congress & Exhibition Center, Piazza Adua, 1
Florence, Firenze 50123 Italy

The 20th International Conference of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) 2018 will be held at Palazzo dei Congressi, Firenze, Italy, August 26th-30th, 2018. The Italian Society of Ergonomics (SIE) is pleased to host the 20th international IEA conference. Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of the interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theoretical principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize well-being and overall…

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Working Well Conference

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wichita Hyatt, 400 W Waterman Street
Wichita, KS 67202 United States
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September 2018

2nd Intl. Conference on Sustainable Employability

September 12 - September 13

Building Bridges between Science and Practice Due to the economic and political tendency to raise retirement age, people will have to work longer. A policy of keeping people longer at work can only be successful if their employability is maintained in a sustainable way throughout their entire career. Inevitably, both private and public organizations will have to deal with the challenges of promoting and maintaining the employability of their workers. Occupational Health Services and Human Resource Managers are the protagonists…

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