WISE Retreat

WISE Retreat | Saturday, June 2 | 7:45AM - 5:30PM | $125 - $150 registration fee

The Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Retreat offers attendees an opportunity to explore, get inspired and network around topics that focus on the power of a well-rounded OSH professional. This all-day event explores personal development with topics previously ranging from developing your own personal mission statement, improving communication skills, the power of storytelling, improving memory skills and even follow-up to success stories from our previous events. All are welcome in this inspirational and inclusive environment.

How'd you get so WISE? By Abby Ferri, CSP

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WISE Members Presenting at Safety 2018
Louise Vallee: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: IAQ Office and Industrial Case Studies”
Crystal Turner and Reagan Branch: “Women in Construction: Case Studies on Health, Safety and Workplace Culture”
Kristin Kelley Herman: “L’Oreal and the Hummingbird – Beauty in Safety”
Lori Frederic: “Get More Buy-In From Stretch-and-Flex Programs (hint: bring them out of the 80s)”
Abby Ferri: “Elevate Your Presence! A Safety Pro’s Guide to Leveraging Social Media”
Abby Ferri and Tim Page-Bottorff: “Emotional Safety: Lessons From the True Tales of Two Storytelling Safety Pros”
Kelly Bernish and Rosa Antonia Carrillo: “How Is Your Psychological Safety Doing?”
Jennifer Harris: “Practicing Safety Differently: A Small Company’s Journey to a New Safety Culture”
Rachel Slivensky Raynor: “This IS My Circus! These ARE My Monkey! Taming Your Safety Committee”
Adele Abrams: “The New Treacherous Triangle: OSHA, ADA and Medical Marijuana”
Kat Dobson: “Recruiting, Retaining and Keeping Women in Construction Safe”
WISE Group Photo
WISE Presentation

ASSP Thanks Its Sponsors


  • Safestart - Diamond Sponsor
  • CLMI - Diamond Sponsor
  • BCSP - Diamond Sponsor


  • Grainger - Centennial Sponsor
  • Cintas - Centennial Sponsor
  • Clicksafety - Diamond Sponsor

For more than 50 years, the ASSP’s Professional Development Conference has been and will continue to be the direct reflection of what is taking place in the occupational, safety and health industry.

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  +1 847 699.2929
  +1 847 768.3434
  520 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL