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These sessions are held the day before the Nebraska Safety Council Conference and Trade Show. Pre-conference sessions allow for an immersive, full-day learning experience, led by experts in the field. The Nebraska Safety Council partners with other organizations to make these high-quality training experiences accessible and affordable. Don't miss out on these special pre-conference sessions!

New for 2019: Leadership Development

Date: October 15, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (One hour lunch, meal not provided)
Location: Holthus Convention Center, York, NE


This day-long, dynamic leadership development seminar equips leaders to help their teams outperform every day. Participants will spend the day experiencing and learning to implement tools that will help them manage teams with a strength-based focus.

Leaders in this program will accelerate their growth by focusing on:

  • Development Strategies
  • Career Investment Discussions
  • Individual and Team Recognition
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Strength Development

Additionally, each participant will have the opportunity to experience a Talent Plus assessment which will highlight your natural strengths as a leader. After completing the assessment you will be provided with a Talent Card which will begin your personal strength development journey, encouraging you to focus on your top talents.

This course is facilitated by Talent Plus experts: 

Kenty "Woody" Woodhead, B.A. Woody Headshot

Kent Woodhead joined Talent Plus® in 2005 and currently serves as a senior management consultant. He has obtained certifications in 34 different interviews and conducts training for clients administering the structured interview in the Quality Selection Process®. He serves as a resource for associates transitioning into a Talent-Based Organization®. Woodhead partners with clients across industries including health care, hospitality, retail, manufacturing and service.

Sheena Lyons, M.S.Sheena Headshot Crop Red

Sheena Lyons is a Senior Leadership consultant at Talent Plus®. Sheena joined Talent Plus® in 2013 and is a member of Talent Plus’ team of leadership consultants who work both from the Lincoln Corporate Headquarters and from satellite offices around the world. Lyons consults with clients to provide support for the selection and development of leadership within their organizations. She also provides written feedback for leaders and their teams with a focus on strength management. As part of Talent Plus’ team that services clients around the globe, Lyons provides client support, builds partnerships, helps clients in selecting talented people into their organizations and coaches others to help them develop their strengths.

Thank you to Talent Plus for your partnership and support to make this session happen! 

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Environmental Boot Camp

Date: October 15, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  (One hour lunch, meal not provided)
Location: Holthus Convention Center, York, NE

The 2019 Environmental Boot Camp will offer topics for individuals new to the environmental field as well as sessions for seasoned professionals! The first half of the day will cover EPA and Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) air, water, waste, and EPCRA programs. Learn the fundaments of each program including the overall regulations and required reports, training, and plans. What are the do’s and don’ts from a legal perspective.

The second half of the day will dive into more advanced sessions, including an Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) Panel discussion, Advanced Air Permits, Corporate Audit Policies, and Lesser Known Environmental Requirements and Interpretations. This day of training has been designed by the Nebraska Industrial Council on the Environment (NICE) to best benefit a variety of roles with environmental responsibilities.

Who should attend:

  • Those individuals new to environmental responsibilities
  • Individuals that have environmental staff report to them
  • Plant Managers
  • Plant Engineers
  • Plant Superintendents
  • Owners
  • Safety Directors
  • Safety Managers

Thank you to the Nebraska Industrial Council on the Environment (NICE) for partnering with us to bring this session back this year! 


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