2018 Conference Agenda

Day 1Tuesday, March 27th7:00AM - 8:30AMContinental BreakfastNone
9:25AM - 10:00AMConference OpeningDennis Johnson
10:45AM - 11:45AMAssistant Secretary of Labor (If available)David Zatezalo
January 11, 1900LunchNone
1:00PM - 2:00PMKeynote SpeakerThe Tony Crow Story - SAFETY 24/7- It's Not Just About MeTony Crow
2:00PM - 2:30PMBreakNone
2:30PM - 3:30PMWorkshopsParticipation in Safety Conferences vs. LitigationDonna Pryor, Mark Savit
Active Shoother - Do You Really Know What to DoKenny Ray
The Future of Coal Mining – An Acceptable Risk?Walter Simpson
Industry and Enforcement Working Together What An Operator Needs to Know Enforcement Supervisory Special Agent - Marty Roy Industry Operations Investigator - Sara Abel Senior Bomb Technician - Johnnie Green Special Agent - Randall Dockens
3:40PM - 4:40PMWorkshopsDrone Use: What You Need to Know to Be CompliantKaren Johnston
Update on New Technoligy for Diesel EquipmentJohn Hoffman
Using Electricity in the Mining Industry – from old to new technologyEd Barnett
MSHA's Enforcement narrative for 2018/Under the Trump AdmninistrationJason Nutzman
5:30PM - 7:30PMVendor ReceptionNone
Day 2Wednesday, March 28th7:00AM - 8:00AMContinental BreakfastNone
8:00AM - 10:00AMCommodity Focused GroupsCrushed Stone, Sand & Gravel
Alumina & Cement, Clay
Other Underground M/NM
Other Surface Metal/Non-Metal
Coal Mines/Coal Plants
ContractorsTravis Parker/Dan Haupt
10:00AM - 10:30AMBreak - RefreshmentsNone
10:30AM - 11:30AMWorkshopsSilica Safety - OSHA Rule and Impact on Mine OperationsAdele Abrahms
Penalties - What They Are and How They Can Be AvoidedSam Scribe
Best Practices for Handling Alternate, Hazardous and Coal fuels. PART IMichael Hockenberry, Troy Hart, Juliette Hill
Leadership Strategies for a Culture of SafetyMark Lipe
11:30AM - 2:00PMLunchtime Speaker"Making Safety a Core Value"Ron Lehmann
2:00PM - 2:30PMBreakNone
2:30PM - 3:30PMWorkshopsContractors: Having Success at Mine SitesTravis Parker & MSHA Representative
Workplace Exams - What's going to happen with the rule?Hank Moore
Crisis Management: Navigating the Pitfalls of a Serious Incident Margaret Lopez
Seat Belt Safety – How wearing seat belts saves miners lives, increases safety and saves the mine operators money in the long run.Troy Hart, Juliette Hill
3:40PM - 4:40PMWorkshopsAdvances in Technology Driving SafetyZach Savit
MSHA Inspection 101Dan Haupt
Reducing Heat Stress Training Module and Other TopicsBlaine Connor (NIOSH)
Contractor Liability at MinesBill Doran
Day 3Thursday, March 29th 7:00AM - 8:00AMBreakfastNone
8:00AM - 9:30AMMSHA Initiative PresentationTBDMike Davis, South Central District Manager
9:30AM - 10:00AMBreakNone
10:00AM - 11:30AMMSHA/Attorney/Industry PanelTBDMike Davis (MSHA), Ken Bolton (MNM), Cotton Jarrell (Coal), Sam Scribe (Consultant), Jason Nutzman (Attorney), Hank Moore (Attorney) & Steven Sandbrook (Consultant)
11:35AM - 11:45AMConference ClosingDennis Johnson
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