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2019 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR FALL PROTECTION SYMPOSIUM

CALL FOR PRESENTERS – DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

The International Society for Fall Protection (ISFP) is seeking presenters for the organization’s 2019 symposium. The event will be held on June 13, 2019, following the American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference and Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Those interested in presenting are invited to submit proposals to info@isfp.org for review by the selection panel.

Bringing together safety practitioners and scholars from around the globe, the ISFP Symposium is the premier international forum designed to address topical issues and methods for preventing fall accidents and improving worker safety. Both members and non-members are welcome to apply. Presentation proposals should appeal to the varying levels of technical knowledge and backgrounds and will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Value of session objectives through consistency with ISFP’s mission and event goals (see below)
  2. Contribution of new ideas and practices
  3. Relevance to target audience
  4. Qualification and expertise of the presenter
  5. Ability of the speaker to captivate an audience

* Advanced, technically oriented presentations are of particular interest.

GOALS OF THE 2019 SYMPOSIUM

  • Foster collaboration and information exchange
  • Identify key issues and emerging industry trends
  • Promote the latest fall protection and prevention research and standards
  • Advance safety practices for working at height and rescue worldwide

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • The deadline for submitting proposals is October 12, 2018. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by October 29, 2018.
  • Presenters (one to two per session) will receive full complementary registration for the ISFP event. Travel, lodging and meal expenses are the responsibility of the speaker.
  • Sessions are limited to 45-75 minutes.
  • All fields in the following Call for Presenters Application Form must be completed.
  • Selected speakers will be required to submit either a paper based on their presentation or their presentation slides.
  • If selected to present, an LCD projector, screen and microphone will be provided. Speakers will be required to bring their own laptop computer and notify the ISFP of any additional A/V needs (subject to availability).
  • An individual may submit a maximum of two proposals as the only or primary presenter.
  • For presentations with two proposed speakers, all communications will be sent to the primary presenter.

2019 ISFP SYMPOSIUM CALL FOR PRESENTERS APPLICATION FORM

Deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018

DOWNLOADABLE APPLICATION FORM

Event Summary

The ISFP Symposium provides an international, multi-disciplinary platform for safety practitioners, regulators and scholars to connect and exchange information about new and emerging fall protection issues.

June 13, 2019 - Tentative Schedule

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