2022 Safety Leadership Summit

Attend NRECA’s premier industry, educational and networking event for electric co-op staff responsible for safety practices.

​Designed with you in mind.

Join us for NRECA’s 2022 Safety Leadership Summit—providing co-op leaders multiple ways to learn from each other and to network with other professionals from across the country who are also working on making significant safety improvements. Unable to travel to Austin this year? Check out our online registration option!


Join your safety colleagues at the JW Marriott Austin to learn and share leading safety practices.


Join us online for a real-time, livestream of 3 General Sessions, 4 Sponsor Spotlight presentations, 2 of the popular Safety Improvement Talks (SITs), 2 Breakout Sessions and 1 Pre-Conference Workshop (additional fees apply). Check the schedule​ to see the great safety information you’ll have access to from the comfort of your home or office.

Who Should Attend?

We encourage teams from all parts and levels of your organization to attend so that they can learn together to bring about real, lasting safety improvement. The Summit is specifically designed for:

  • CEOs/General Managers
  • Job Training & Safety Management
  • Loss Control Management
  • Crew Supervisors and Lead Line Workers
  • Line Workers and Frontline Crews
  • Human Resources Management
  • Engineering & Operations Management
  • Finance and Administration Management
  • Communicators and PR Professionals
  • Other co-op staff – safety is everyone’s responsibility!​

​Program Highlights

The 2022 Safety Leadership Summit program includes:

  • Pre-Conference Workshops: Full and half-day workshops on a variety of topics designed to engage staff to become better safety leaders regardless of role or tenure (additional fees apply).
  • Keynote Speakers: Inspiring messages about transformative leadership behaviors, mental focus and personal commitment, and achieving excellence by choosing to soar.
  • Breakout Sessions & Extended Breakout Sessions: Top industry safety practitioners address a variety of topics to inspire new approaches for improving safety performance.
  • Safety Improvement ​Talks (SITs): Members sharing strategies and techniques with members.
  • Sponsor Spotlights: Industry news, trends, and innovations offered by leading providers of safety products and services.
  • Networking and Hospitality Opportunities: Interact with and learn from industry experts and fellow attendees with the support of sponsor​s/vendors.

​NEW! Whole Person Health & Wellness Activities and Concern for Community

operation_stand_down_texas_logo.webpOperation Stand Down Central Texas (OSDCT) supports homeless veterans in finding safe, sustainable housing. Our in-person and online registrants can participate in a variety of fund-raising activities throughout the event. Our Morning Wellness Activities on Friday, August 17 provide the opportunity to welcome the day through movement or meditation and to donate to OSDTC. See schedule for details.

​​​Your Safety Is Our Focus
We value the health and safety of our members, staff and all other event participants; therefore, our focus is to create an environment that provides practical safeguards for every person involved. By registering for this event, you are agreeing to comply with NRECA’s Event Code of Conduct & Policies, including health and safety protocols, as a condition of attendance.

Please review the current CDC guidance for this event location prior to traveling.

Looking to earn credit?

If you have a professional credential that requires continuing education units (CEUs), the 2022 Safety Leadership Summit may be accepted for these CEUs.




Registration Fees

In-Person Conference Registration (August 18-19)


​​Online Registration
Note: Online Registrants have access to 3 General Sessions, 4 Sponsor Spotlight Presentations, 2 SITs, 2 Breakout Sessions and 1 Pre-Conference Workshop (additional fees apply). See schedule for details.

Pre-Conference​ Works​hop (August 17, Full-Day)


Pre-Conference Workshop (August​ 17 Half-Day)

​​Online Pre-Conference Workshop (August 17, Full Day)​

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