Become a Speaker

How do I Become a Speaker at the CRSC Safety and Health Conference & Expo?

Interested in becoming a breakout room speaker? Wonderful! Applying is quick and easy. Simply follow the steps listed below, and your proposal will be reviewed for consideration.

How to Apply:



Download a copy of the Speaker Proposal Form and provide detailed responses to each question.



Email the completed form and any additional reference materials to by mid-July.



Your proposal will be reviewed by the conference committee for consideration and you will be notified by July 31, 2024.

Why Should You Apply to be a Breakout Room Speaker?

Frank Ragone speaking during a breakout session during 2023 conference


Share your knowledge and experience with a wide array of professionals in the occupational safety and health industry. ​

Conference attendees walking through exhibit hall during 2023 conference


A complimentary ticket to the CRSC Safety and Health Conference & Expo will be provided to the approved speaker.

Breakout session during 2023 conference & expo


Interact with attendees to increase your network and foster relationships with other professionals in the safety and health industry.

Will there be Compensation for Speaking?

The Chesapeake Region Safety Council leverages educational conference breakout sessions to foster innovation in the Safety and Health field. We seek out individuals who are willing to share their knowledge and expertise without any compensation for speaking or travel expenses, as this aligns with the networking-focused ethos upon which our organization was built. In appreciation for their contributions, all presenters are offered a complimentary conference registration.

Additional Details


The conference will take place at Martin's West located in Baltimore, MD.
6817 Dogwood Rd, Baltimore, MD 21244


The conference will run from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm on September 26, 2024.
Exhibitor set-up will take place from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2024, and from 6:00 am to 7:15 am on September 26, 2024. All booth set-ups must be finalized by 7:30 am to ensure a smooth start.

Application Status

Our conference committee will review all speaker proposals and finalize the breakout room schedule by the end of August 2024. A committee member will contact you with a response to your application in late July.

Photos & Videos

A videographer and photographer will be present to capture highlights from our conference. While they will not specifically focus on the breakout sessions, you may appear in photos or in the background of video footage.
The video footage will be used to showcase the conference and will be accessible only to CRSC. It may appear on our conference website and be used for marketing future CRSC events, but it will not be shared externally.

Please note that the breakout sessions will not be recorded.


To the best of our knowledge, there will be no media present at this event.


For questions regarding your application status or other inquiries related to breakout room speaking engagements, please reach out to April Campbell at