Networking Events

The Congress on Safety in Engineering and Industry 2020 (Safety Congress 2020) will offer a variety a variety of informal and planned networking opportunities.

Networking Reception

  • Monday, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

All attendees are invited to enjoy refreshments at Monday night’s welcome reception.

Young Professionals Networking Session

  • Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

A networking opportunity is being planned to address early career expectations. More information will be provided as details are confirmed.

Dinner with Keynote Speaker

  • Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.

Conference registration includes a dinner Tuesday evening. Chris Hart, founder of Hart Solutions, LLC; chair of Washington Metrorail Safety, and former chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, will present “The Power of Collaboration to Improve Safety” as the dinner’s keynote talk.

Session Breaks

  • Monday, 9:15 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
  • Monday, 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.– 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9:45 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Attendees are encouraged to make new contacts and reconnect with colleagues over coffee during session breaks.

Lunch on Your Own

  • Monday, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

In the prime Center City location of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown , many convenient, high quality dining options are available. To start, two restaurants and a Starbucks coffee shop are housed in the hotel. During your stay, be sure to cross the street to visit Reading Terminal Market. This historic market is home to an incredible selection of restaurants, all under one roof, along with shops peddling a fresh selection of produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and confections.