Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Conference

September 24 - 26, 2019

Dr. Todd Conklin

Keynote Speaker

Todd Conklin spent 25 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Senior Advisor for Organizational and Safety Culture.  Los Alamos National Laboratory is one of the world’s foremost research and development laboratories.  Dr. Conklin has been working on the Human Performance program for the last 15 years of his 25 year career.  It is in this fortunate position where he enjoys the best of both the academic world and the world of safety in practice.  Conklin holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of New Mexico.  He speaks all over the world to executives, groups and work teams who are interested in better understanding the relationship between the workers in the field and the organization’s systems, processes and programs.  He has brought these systems to major corporations around the world.  Conklin practices these ideas not only in his own workplace, but also in the event  investigations at other workplaces around the world.  Conklin’s best selling book, "Pre-Accident Investigation:  An introduction to Organizational Safety" is a best selling book on safety.  Conklin has several other books and a huge podcast following for his twice-weekly podcast of the same name.  Conklin defines safety at his workplace like this:  “Safety is the ability for workers to be able to do work in a varying and unpredictable world,”  Conklin lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and thinks that Human Performance is the most meaningful work he has ever had the opportunity to live and teach.

Our Presenters