2018 USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference

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Welcome to the 2018 USW/CWA Health, Safety and Environment Conference website. The conference will be held from March 26-30 at the David L. Lawrence Center and Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa. Registration is now open. Please review all of the information on this webpage to register for the conference, book your hotel stay separately and more.

Click here to view the call letter in English, and click here to view it in French.

Click here to view the schedule at-a-glance.

Click here to view a list of workshop titles/descriptions. Please note: This list is subject to change.

Conference Registration

All attendees must pre-register for the conference, and make payments in advance online by credit card or eCheck. Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted, however American Express is not accepted. The registration fee is $450 U.S. per delegate. Online registration will close on March 19, 2018.

If you took advantage of the early bird registration fee, all balances must have been paid in full by Dec. 31, 2017. If there was a remaining account balance after Dec. 31, the registration fee has changed to the normal fee of $450 U.S.

• If you are a United Steelworkers member, click here to register.
• If you are a management member, click here to register.
• If you are International staff, facilitators, speakers, and other special guests click here to register.
• If you are a CWA member, please click here to register.

If you are unable to make a payment online via credit card or eCheck, you may submit a check by mail made payable to USW Secretary-Treasurer and send it to the address below. Please provide a copy of your registration confirmation. If the check applies to more than one registrant please provide a list of names.

Please make the check payable to USW Secretary-Treasurer and mail to:
USW Tony Mazzocchi Center
Attn: Mary Krutz
60 Boulevard of the Allies
Room 904
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Onsite conference registration and name badge pick-up:

Sunday, March 25: 4 to 8 p.m. (union-only)
Monday, March 26: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (union-only)
Tuesday, March 27: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (management)
Wednesday, March 28: 7:30 to 9 a.m. (management)

Please take a moment to review the Refunds and Cancellation Policy.

Any questions regarding registration should be directed to Mary Krutz at mkrutz@uswtmc.org.

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms have been set aside at the hotels listed below at the rate of $142 per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Please make your reservations using the website links or phone numbers below. If booking by phone, identify yourself as an attendee of the 2018 USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference. The final date for booking hotel reservations is Friday, March 9, 2018.

*Shuttles are scheduled for transportation to and from each of the hotels and the convention center during peak demand times, for your convenience.

Please take a moment to review further information regarding hotel reservations.

Westin Hotel – BOOKED

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown – BOOKED

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown – BOOKED

Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
300 West Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-261-2000
Click here to book your stay.

Airline Transportation

In cooperation with Professional Travel, Inc., we made special arrangements for air transportation to the conference. Reservations may be made by calling 877-499-1149 and selecting prompt “4” (group meetings). When calling Professional Travel, identify yourself as an attendee of the 2018 USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference and use code: 32318PITUS.

Health, Safety and Environment Awards

Do you know of a local union or individual whose accomplishments in the areas of health, safety and environmental activism is worthy of recognition? If so, nominate them for an award.

Join the conversation!

Stay connected with @Steelworkers and @USWTMC on social media for updates! Use the hashtags #HSE2018 and #USWWorks to join in on the conversation before and during the conference.