Registration Open for 2015 Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit, Public Health Strategies Symposium in June

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and its partners will host the third annual Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit on June 24-25. In conjunction with the Summit, a special Western States Occupational Network (WestON) Symposium will take place on June 26. Both events will be held at the Little America Hotel & Resort in Cheyenne.

"These events offer important opportunities to reflect on the challenges and opportunities ahead for Wyoming's workforce," said Director of the Department of Workforce Services Joan Evans. "In its third year, the Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit continues its tradition of a strong lineup of speakers, the chance to share cutting edge business practices and an opportunity to recognize our State's outstanding employers and workers. We also are thrilled to be partnering with regional and national colleagues to bring the WestOn Oil & Gas Symposium to Wyoming. We look forward to the important conversations, networking and strategies that these gatherings will bring."

The Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit is a joint effort between the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the Wyoming Workforce Development Council (WWDC), the Wyoming Workforce Innovations Foundation and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Industry Safety Alliance (WOGISA). Speakers at the Summit include Kevin Edwards Cahill, Successor Founding Trustee, President and Executive Director of the Deming Institute; Bruce S. Wilkinson, President and Chief Leadership Officer of Wilkinson Seminars and Presentations; and University of Wyoming Cowboy Basketball Head Coach Larry Shyatt. The cost to attend the Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit is $53. To register for the Summit, or for information about exhibitor booth opportunities, call (307) 777- 8716 or visit the 2015 Summit Website.

The WestON Symposium, Public Health Strategies to Prevent Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses in Oil and Gas Extraction, will gather on June 26 at the Little America Hotel & Resort. The symposium will bring together state, federal, academic and industry partners to review emerging science and develop strategies to track and prevent work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities in this industry sector. To register for the symposium, visit here. Space is limited so register soon.

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