Future of Work Summit - National Safety Council
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COVID-19 Response and Future of Work Virtual Summit

Complimentary event presented by the National Safety Council

Dec. 9, 2021
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (CST)

Join us Dec. 9 for the second annual virtual SAFER COVID-19 Response and Future of Work Summit. Aimed at helping businesses, policymakers and leaders, the Summit will provide fresh insight on where we’ve been challenged during the past year of the pandemic, the lessons we’ve learned and what signs point toward an optimistic future as the U.S. and other nations navigate the often-confusing transition into the next phase of the pandemic. Hear from Dr. John Howard, NIOSH Director, in our opening keynote and enjoy many other thoughtful presentations and candid discussions.

NSC has also launched the A Year in Review, and What’s Next: COVID-19 Employer Approaches and Worker Experiences report to share insights and actionable data to help chart our course ahead. We encourage you to read the report and sign up now to attend this impactful Summit.


9 to 9:10 a.m.

Welcome remarks

9:10 to 9:55 a.m.

Opening keynote: The Future of Work in a Coronanormal Era
Dr. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

9:55 to 10:15 a.m.

NSC SAFER updates and findings

10:15 to 10:30 a.m.


10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Panel session: Lessons Learned During the Last Year of the Pandemic
Tony Militello, Steven Schoolcraft, Rachel Shanklin, Chris Cain, Anas Al-hamwi

11:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Comments from CAPT. Lisa Delaney, NIOSH

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

ASU presentation: Workforce Survey Results and the Future of Work
Mara Aspinall

12:30 to 1 p.m.  


1 to 2 p.m.

Panel session: Current COVID-19 Concerns
Stephen Massey, Malcom Glenn, Brian Paul, David Michaels, Mara Aspinall

2 to 2:15 p.m.


2:15 to 3:15 p.m.

Panel session: Where Do We Go from Here? A Look at the Future of Work
Anthony Harris, Jon Leizman, Catherine West, Geoff Walter

3:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Closing comments and trends for the future of work