About the Professional Development Conference
The Professional Development Conference (PDC) is an annual event organized by the Pakistan Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). The conference aims to provide a platform for safety professionals, practitioners, and experts to come together and share their knowledge, experiences, and insights on various aspects of occupational safety and health.
ASSP – Pakistan Chapter organized the first PDC in 2017, and since then, it has become a flagship event for the safety industry in Pakistan. The previous 3 PDC & Exposition of ASSP Pakistan chapter events were held at Serena Hotel, Islamabad in 2017, Karachi Marriott Hotel in 2018, and Lahore Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in 2019 respectively. These even attracted hundreds of participants & exhibitors from all over Pakistan. The conference features keynote speeches, technical sessions, workshops, and panel discussions on a wide range of topics related to workplace safety, including risk management, hazard identification, emergency response, and compliance with international safety standards
The most recent 4th annual Safety Professional Development Conference (PDC) held at Hotel Regent Plaza, Karachi on 17th & 18th March 2023, was a huge success, with attendees from various industries and organizations across Pakistan. The conference focused on the theme of ” HSE implementation– A Business Case for Sustainability,” and included sessions on topics such as leadership in safety, mental health in the workplace, and emerging technologies in safety management. The event provided an excellent opportunity for networking, learning, and professional development for all attendees.