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2017 NSC Congress & Expo

An online guide to the world’s largest annual event for environmental, health and safety professionals

2016 NSC Congress & Expo

Join the National Safety Council for the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo – the world’s largest annual event for environmental, health and safety professionals. Set to take place Sept. 23-29 in Indianapolis, the event offers exceptional networking opportunities with more than 15,000 professionals who are at the forefront of safety.

The show will begin with the Opening Session, “Racing to Zero – Safety that Works,” featuring remarks from NSC President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman and former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty.

This year’s Executive Forum will discuss “Serious Injury & Fatality Preventions – A View from the Top,” featuring senior operations and EHS leaders sharing personal stories and strategic insights.

Also, don’t miss the Motivational Keynote: “Normal is Overrated – Aim Higher!” Bonnie St. John, a Paralympic ski medalist, Rhodes Scholar and former White House official, will focus on helping attendees find their individual paths to higher performance and greater success.

As always, a variety of top-notch educational opportunities are available. These include more than 25 Professional Development Seminars designed to help enhance your overall safety efforts, as well as more than 100 Technical Sessions, with topics ranging from rethinking risk assessment to understanding the real cost of substance abuse within the workforce.

Looking for products or services? Head to the Expo Floor, where you’ll find more than 1,100 exhibitors showcasing both innovative and tried-and-true safety products and solutions. And be sure to check out the 2017 “Best in Show” New Product Showcase, back for its third year. Don’t forget to vote for your three favorite products, at the show or online starting Sept. 5.

Congress & Expo Online

Note: In the August issue of our print magazine, Safety+Health lists every 2017 NSC Congress & Expo session, event and exhibitor. For web readers, here are links to online and mobile resources. Use this page:

  • To plan your conference experience
  • For reference while attending the show in Indianapolis
  • To soak up Congress information and buzz from a distance

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2016 attendees answer the question, "Why do you come to NSC Congress & Expo?" Play the video:

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More than 1,100 companies will be exhibiting this year.

Make plans for your free time:

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Make the most of your time with the 2017 Congress & Expo app for iPhone or Android:

  • Access exhibitor info and floor plan
  • Search for sessions or speakers that interest you
  • Save your favorites to your planner
  • Find Anaheim event information
  • Follow the "Buzz" channel for updates


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