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50+ EHS Conferences to Attend in 2019

*UPDATE: Our list of the top EHS conferences for 2020 is available here*

Attending industry events and conferences is one of the best ways to stay current in your field.

To help you find just the right conference, we’ve compiled a list of over 50 EHS conferences to attend in 2019. You'll find conferences on safety, compliance, environmental management, sustainability, and more.

We’ve listed the conferences in chronological order to help you plan your 2019 calendar.

Be sure to bookmark this post! While there are 50+ confirmed events in the list, we’ll update it with additional conference details when they become available.

Scroll through the list, or use the links below to jump to a specific date:


January EHS Conferences

AGC Safety & Health Conference

Date: January 16-18, 2019

Location: Miami, FL

Website description: Please join us and participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both at the national and local level, assist in the development and creation of new safety training programs and products, and hear the latest initiatives from OSHA and other industry experts.


February EHS Conferences

AWMA Wildfires & Air Quality Conference

Date: February 13-14, 2019

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Website description: This conference will take an encompassing look at the air quality and public health impacts from wildfires by bringing together experts in multiple disciplines to share information and proposed solutions to mitigate smoke effects. This is a unique opportunity for those dealing with wildfire effects to learn from experts and professionals with recent experience. The conference will benefit land managers, state and local air pollution control agency professionals, public health officials, health care providers, and consultants.


Utah Safety Conference & Expo

Date: February 19-21, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Website description: This annual safety conference will feature breakout sessions on a variety of topics, keynote speakers, networking luncheons, and an expo highlighting the latest in safety products and services. This conference will provide you with a great opportunity to network with others while learning from presenters and keynote speakers. We believe this is just one more way we can help you meet your safety needs.


North Dakota Safety Council’s 46th Annual Safety & Health Conference

Date: February 20-22, 2019

Location: Bismarck, ND

Website description: Incident investigations that focus on identifying and correcting root causes, instead of finding fault or blame, improve workplace morale and increase productivity by demonstrating an employer’s commitment to a safe and healthy workplace. That is why the NDSC chose Incident Investigation: What Every Employer Should Know as the next Critical Issues training series topic.


3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Resources

Date: February 22-23, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA

Website description: This highly exciting 3rd International Conference on Renewable energy and Resources is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, industry representatives and Business leaders. Theme of the Conference is: "Cutting-edge Information on Renewable Energy Technologies and Innovations ".


Safety Champions Conference

Date: February 24-26, 2019

Location: Tempe, AZ

Website description: Not available.


EUEC 2019

Date: February 25-27, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA

Website description: EUEC2019: The 22nd Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference, is USA’s largest professional education, training & networking event of its kind. 400 expert speakers make presentations on current technologies, strategies and regulations that impact operations, management and compliance of electric utilities.



GreenBiz 19

Date: February 26-28, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Website description: Join more than 1,200 of the world’s brightest thinkers and most influential sustainability leaders for an unparalleled look into the pressing challenges, emerging trends and biggest opportunities in sustainable business today.


2018 Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo

Date: February 26-28, 2019

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Website description: More that 70+ educational session, 100+ exhibitors and sponsors, and much more.


March EHS Conferences


Date: March 3-7, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Website description: WM2019 will focus on promoting the next generation of radwaste management professionals and we encourage young professionals to get involved. We plan to have several special programs to encourage and support their participation.


AWWA/WEF The Utility Management Conference

Date: March 5-8, 2019

Location: Nashville, TN

Website description: Over the past 30 years, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference™ as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available. Water and wastewater managers and professionals will gather to hear the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research in all aspects of utility management.


Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Date: March 6-8, 2019

Location: Columbus, OH

Website description: Attend the 2019 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC19),

March 6 to 8, where YOU can connect with thousands of resources under one roof.

Last year, more than 8,000 representatives from Ohio businesses and government attended this FREE safety congress, the largest and longest-running regional occupational safety, health and workers' compensation conference in the U.S.


NAEM 2019 Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase - TECH19

Date: March 12-14, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA

Website description: The Software, Innovation and Technology Showcase is a must-attend event for EHS&S professionals who oversee the selection and implementation of commercial EHS MIS systems. This conference provides attendees with peer-to-peer learning and advice to help leverage technology and trends to advance EHS&S performance.


EthicalCorp 7th Responsible Business Summit

Date: March 18-19, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Website description: The Responsible Business Summit New York is North America’s leading platform where global businesses gather to create partnerships, share practical insights and shape the future sustainability agenda. This year 500+ CEOs, business leaders, Investors, Government representatives and NGOs will discuss how to lead a sustainable future for all.


AWMA Air Quality Models Conference

Date: March 19-21, 2019

Location: Durham, NC

Website description: Planned by the Air and Waste Management Association, in conjunction with the Atmospheric Modeling and Meteorology Committee (APM) of the Technical Council, this conference will build on past successes and cover the implementation of the changes, experience gained, and viable solutions.


34th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management

Date: March 31-April 3, 2019

Location: Annapolis, MD

Website description: Participants are expected from over 40 countries. Researchers, educators, government officials, consultants, managers, community leaders and others with expertise in solid waste are invited to submit papers for oral presentation or poster session at the Conference.


Sustainable Water Management Conference

Date: March 31-April 3, 2019

Location: Tucson, AZ

Website description: Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse.


April EHS Conferences

AWMA Air Quality Measurement Methods & Technology Conference

Date: April 2-4, 2019

Location: Durham, NC

Website description: One of our most popular specialty conferences, the Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology Conference is back in 2019 with its extensive coverage of all aspects of air measurement methodologies including associated quality assurance protocols and how to use and interpret data. In 2019, we will focus on current hot topics such as emerging pollutants—including PFAS, ethylene oxide, and chloroprene—low-cost sensors, next generation emissions monitoring (NGEM), and airborne measurements to assess impacts from wildfires.


Safety in Action 2019

Date: April 3-5, 2019

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Website description: A global safety conference for leaders passionate about safety at all levels.


48th Annual New Hampshire Safety & Health Conference

Date: April 9-10, 2019

Location: Nashua, NH

Website description: Featuring motivating keynote speakers, 24 conference breakout sessions, huge vendor hall with the latest in products and services, unlimited networking opportunities, CEUs available.


Iowa-Illinois Safety Council 66th Annual Professional Development Conference & Expo

Date: April 10-12, 2019

Location: Dubuque, IA

Website description: Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo (PDC) brings together Safety, Health, and Environmental professionals from Illinois, Iowa, and even nationwide! IISC's PDC is unique to Illinois and Iowa and continues to meet the needs of SHE professionals.


2019 NSC Southern Safety Conference & Expo

Date: April 10-12, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA

Website description: At the 2019 NSC Southern Conference & Expo, you'll learn skills to enrich your profession and keep up-to-date on the latest information and trends to save lives and prevent injuries.


BLR Safety Summit

Date: April 8-10, 2019

Location: Austin, TX

Website description: Safety Summit will be back for 2019! Across two days of engaging sessions in Austin, TX, Safety Summit 2019 will prepare attendees with the insight and management strategies to face the most pressing workplace safety compliance issues. Save your seat today!


77th Annual Wisconsin Safety & Health Conference and Exposition

Date: April 15-17, 2019

Location: Wisconsin Dells, WI

Website description: Not available.


88th Annual Michigan Safety Conference

Date: April 16-17, 2019

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Website description: The Michigan Safety Conference is a two-day world class health and safety training event, held every Spring. Training is targeted at workplace health and safety issues. All businesses in Michigan are encouraged to send their employees responsible for health, safety and risk management operations.


Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference

Date: April 23-24, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO

Website description: This event takes a fresh, regional approach to the increasingly difficult task of environmental compliance, permitting, enforcement, and other critical environmental issues that impact Midwest facilities and institutions. MECC is hosted by state business and manufacturing associations and supported by US EPA and state Agencies.


Ceres Conference 2019

Date: April 29-May 1, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA

Website description: The Ceres Conference 2019 will bring together more than 600 influential investors, senior corporate executives, policy makers and capital market leaders to reaffirm the business case for sustainability and share best practices to empower leadership, build solutions, and drive change.


May EHS Conferences

Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

Date: May 7-8, 2019

Location: Prior Lake, MN

Website description: Our annual Minnesota Safety & Health Conference — the Midwest's oldest and one of the largest gatherings of workplace safety and health professionals in the country — has a new look! This event has been streamlined to two, power-packed days in May — filled with training, exhibits, awards, networking and inspiration!


ELEMCON2019 - 4th Annual Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference

Date: May 13-15, 2019

Location: Denver, CO

Website description: Our mission is to provide you with a content-rich, high level experience to help you increase energy efficiency, reduce cost, and minimize your impact on the environment. We take a different approach by bringing together actual industry changemakers to share their wealth of experience and tried-and-tested best practices to leave you with an arsenal of new information, tools maximize your efficiency and performance, and a wide network of elite peers from across industries.


EHS Operational Excellence Conference

Date: May 14 - May 16, 2019

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Website description: Are you looking for new ideas to ensure that your company has strong EHS management systems in place? Join NAEM at our annual showcase of the leading practices to reduce risk, embed compliance into business culture and reach new levels of EHS operational excellence.


NECA Safety Professionals Conference

Date: May 15-17, 2019

Location: San Antonio, TX

Website description: The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)’s 2019 Safety Professionals Conference (NSPC) is the electrical construction industry’s premier annual safety event. NECA provides attendees with the most up-to-date information on regulation, compliance, management techniques and standards development that impact safety and health in the electrical construction industry. All technical sessions are educational in nature and presented by experienced safety professionals.


2nd International Conference & Expo on Recycling

Date: May 16-17, 2019

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Website description: International Recycling Conferences aims to bring together leading Prestigious Academics, Counselors, Recycling Experts, Environmental Scientists, Marine biologist, Oceanographer, Ecologists, Chemical researchers, Environmental engineers, Waste management researchers, Business entrepreneurs, Research scientists, Self-help group facilitators, Social workers, Teachers, Business delegates and Young researchers to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Recycling and waste Management.


World Environmental & Water Resources Congress

Date: May 19-23, 2019

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Website description: Created in 1999, the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) is the recognized leader within ASCE for the integration of technical expertise and public policy in the planning, design, construction, and operation of environmentally sound and sustainable infrastructure impacting air, land and water resources.


AIHceEXP 2019

Date: May 20-22, 2019

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Website description: We invite you to join thousands of OEHS professionals from around the world to discuss emerging issues, trends, the latest technology, and the best practices in IH and OEHS.


June EHS Conferences

ASSP Safety 2019

Date: June 9-12, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA

Website description: ASSP is the preferred source for education among safety professionals, providing valuable training, networking, knowledge, skills and continuing education. ASSP has a long-standing reputation of delivering top-quality occupational safety and health education and training members can immediately put into practice.


ICWMET 2019: 21st International Conference on Waste Management and Environmental Technology

Date: June 25-26, 2019

Location: Paris, France

Website description: The 21st International Conference on Waste Management and Environmental Technology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Waste Management and Environmental Technology.


NAEM Women’s Leadership Roundtable

Date: June 25 - June 27, 2019

Location: Savannah, GA

Website description: The NAEM Women's Leadership Conference is the only conference that helps women working in corporate EHS&S become better business leaders, excellent communicators and strong influencers in order to advance their EHS&S business initiatives and reach their career goals.



Date: June 25-28, 2019

Location: Quebec City, Quebec

Website description: The world is facing numerous challenges with regard to the environment, energy and health. More specifically climate change is considered by many as the global threat of our time. For the first time since its inception in 1907, the Air and Waste Management Association will meet in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, for the 112th Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE).


July EHS Conferences

8th International conference on Energy and Sustainability

Date: July 3-5, 2019

Location: Coimbra, Portugal

Website description: Diverse topics at the Conference involve collaboration between different disciplines in order to arrive at solutions, including studies of materials, energy networks, new energy resources, storage solutions, waste to energy systems, smart grids etc.


Tennessee Safety & Health Conference

Date: July 15-17, 2019

Location: Nashville, TN

Website description: Since 1977, our conference has been a joint venture between the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), offering an agenda of knowledge and expertise that can be used for the promotion, increased awareness, and implementation of safety and health practices in the workplace.


August EHS Conferences

NAEM Impact - From Sustainability Aspiration to Operation

Date: August 6-8, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Website description: At this conference you can expect to benchmark leading practices, discover new solutions and learn innovative strategies companies are using to meet sustainability goals


2019 Safety+ Symposium

Date: August 27-30, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA

Website description: An integrated health and safety management symposium presented by VPPPA and TSHC.


September EHS Conferences

2019 NSC Congress & Expo

Date: September 7-13, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA

Website description: The National Safety Council Congress & Expo is the world's premier annual event, bringing together 15,000 safety, health, and environmental professionals. Each year, The NSC Congress & Expo puts you at the cutting edge of trends, products, ideas and insights advancing health and safety at work, at home and on the road. And, this year will be bigger and better than ever. Whether you are a past attendee or a first-timer you'll find something new.


October EHS Conferences

91st Annual Maine Safety Conference

Date: October 15-17, 2019

Location: Augusta, ME

Featuring: 7 Tracks for the Professional Development Course (PDC) Day, motivating keynote speaker sessions, 35 conference breakout sessions featuring current topics, huge vendor hall with the latest in products and services, unlimited networking opportunities, CEUs available.


2019 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

Date: October 15-17, 2019

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Website description: The NAEM Forum is the largest annual gathering for environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers. NAEM’s annual conference has been the premiere event dedicated to best practice-sharing for those developing and integrating strategic environmental, health and safety programs within companies. Join your peers from leading companies, get exposed to new ideas, and come away energized and ready to implement what you’ve learned.


10th World Convention on Recycling and Waste Management

Date: October 21-22, 2019

Location: Sydney, Australia

Website description: Not available.



Date: October 21-24, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Website description: SWANA’s WASTECON® helps public sector solid waste directors and their management teams plan for sustainable futures for their communities. Conference topics range from rural issues, to innovation trends and international waste topics, to waste management challenges such as the Chinese waste import restrictions. Attendees can expect to meet thousands of industry colleagues all working towards shaping the future of the solid waste industry for the better.


November EHS Conferences

2019 Safety Leadership Conference



Nebraska Safety & Health Summit

Date: November 6, 2019

Location: La Vista, NE

Website description: The National Safety Council, Nebraska Safety & Health Summit is one of the Midwest’s largest annual "must attend" events for safety, health, human resources, and environmental professionals. For 36 years, professionals have turned to this event for industry-leading technology, education, networking opportunities, and for products and services needed to stay at the forefront and remain competitive within the industry.


December EHS Conferences

OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference


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