2017 Oregon GOSH Conference: Student and Early-Career Day

O[yes] is pleased to sponsor the 2017 GOSH Career Day for young people (18-24) interested in a career in safety and health on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

Objective: To introduce young people (18-24) to the safety and health profession through a full day, no-cost attendance at Oregon’s largest occupational safety and health conference.

Who should attend: High school seniors, pre-apprentice program attendees; community college and college students; young people between school, technical programs and work.

Applications: Any interested candidates will need to complete an application and be approved and selected for attendance. One school, work, or personal reference will be required in the application. Applications need to be submitted by February 6, 2017. Spaces will be limited. Candidates will be selected based on personal interest expressed in the application and the reference.

Tentative agenda for the event:

  • 8:30-9:20: Check in
  • 9:30-10:20 Keynote speaker (invited: Matt Pomerinke; Washington Dept. L&I Injured Young Worker Speaker; Papermaker/Safety Rep, KapStone Paper)
  • 10:30-12:00 Speed Networking (GOSH Young Professionals Track)
  • 12:00–1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00–1:50 O[yes] Activity (to be announced)
  • 2:00–3:20 Exhibit Hall
  • 3:30–5:00 The Many Options for a Career in Safety (GOSH Young Professionals Track)

The Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference is the largest conference of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about it Oregon GOSH.

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