2020 Virtual OHS Conference + Trade Show

The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is the not-for-profit health and safety association serving British Columbia manufacturers and food and beverage processors.

About Make It Safe

Make It Safe is an annual health and safety conference and trade show. The 2020 virtual event will feature speakers and panelists from around the world. Manufacturing and food processing business leaders, health and safety and HR professionals come together at Make It Safe for two days of professional development, practical training, networking, and inspiration.

We are looking for expert presenters and industry panelists who can share best practices and innovative ideas—and inspire action.

Audience-Focused Streams

  • Leadership
  • Health and Safety
  • HR Management

Specific Speaker and Panelist Needs

Speaker selection is in progress, but we are still seeking presenters to share their experiences and expertise in a:

  • 10-minute presentation to introduce a roundtable discussion; or
  • 45-60-minute seminar presentation incorporating an industry case study; on topics

Seminars and roundtable discussions may address topics such as:

  • Leadership considerations for inclusive workplaces
  • Engagement and resilience
  • Pandemic retrofits and new risks
  • Lessons learned in exposure control or outbreak response
  • Supporting people through crisis
  • Managing work from home

We are also seeking health and occupational hygiene experts, manufacturing or processing executives, and safety professionals to take part in panel discussions on topics including:

  • Safety and sustainable business
  • HR priorities in the new normal

Please include:

Preferred length and format for the session Presentations may range from a 45-minute information session to a 90-minute, 3-hour, or 4.5-hour workshop.

Content Explain the topic, the purpose and scope of the session, and the key learning objectives and takeaways.

Speaker bio Tell us about yourself, the experience you bring, and what our attendees will want to know about you (and your organization if applicable).


As a nonprofit, we appreciate the generously donated and sponsored content that helps make our event possible. We are not considering paid presenters for this year’s virtual event, but will leverage every opportunity to recognize and create awareness for our speakers in all event materials and promotions.

Contact us

makeitsafe@safetyalliancebc.ca or give us a call at 1.604.795.9595

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