PDC General Info

Conference Dates | Conference Location
  Registration Fees | Hotel Room Reservations

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo (PDC) brings together Safety, Health, and Environmental professionals from Illinois, Iowa, and even nationwide!   IISC's PDC is unique to Illinois and Iowa and continues to meet the needs of SHE professionals.  

Education is the focal point with over 40 sessions providing the very best educational opportunity in Illinois and Iowa in relation to safety, health, and environmental topics.  In addition, networking opportunities are unmatched in the Illinois-Iowa region and the expo portion of IISC's PDC brings you the best of the best vendors with new ideas, resources, and technology.  

Conference Dates

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 4 & 8 Hour Technical Sessions
Thursday & Friday, April 11-12, 2019 - Keynotes, Breakout Sessions and Exhibitors, Networking Reception (Thursday), Awards Luncheon (Friday)


Conference Location:

Grand River Center 
500 Bell St - Dubuque, IA 52001 | 563-690-4500
**Free parking


Registration Fees:

Wednesday - Priced per session

4 Hour sessions - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Session selection required when registering - seats are limited.

AM-A: Confined Space Grain Bin Entry & Prevention of Comb. Dust Explosions | Member - $200 / Non-member - $350
AM-B: Creating a Committed Culture | Member - $200 / Non-member - $350
PM-A: ISO 45001 is Here! What Should We Do? | Member - $200 / Non-member - $350
PM-B: Business Continuity Workshop | Member - $200 / Non-member - $350


**Special Discount Available: Register for one 4-hour AM session & one 4-hour PM session and save $50


8 Hour sessions - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Selection required when registering - seats are limited.
8HR: Excavation Training for the Competent Person | $350  |  Non-member: $650


Both Days (Thursday & Friday)

Includes Thursday lunch, Thursday Hospitality Hour, and Friday Awards Luncheon
March 11 or before - Member: $350 | Not-yet-a-member: $550
After March 11 - Member: $375 | Not-yet-a-member: $575
***Register 5 people at regular price and the 6th person is FREE***
(To receive this discount all attendees must be registered at the same time.  Call 515.276.4724 ext. 230 or email iiscadmin@iisc.org to receive this discount.  Not available for online registration)

Thursday Only 

Includes Thursday lunch and Thursday Hospitality Hour
March 11 or before - Member: $200 | Not-yet-a-member: $300
After March 11 - Member: $225 | Not-yet-a-member: $325

Friday Only 

Includes Friday Awards Luncheon
March 11 or before - Member: $160 | Not-yet-a-member: $260
After March 11 - Member: $185 | Not-yet-a-member: $285

Awards Luncheon Only

Member: $75 | Not-yet-a-member: $95


Hotel Room Reservations:

Grand Harbor Resort  (Connected to Grand River Center)
350 Bell St | Dubuque, IA 52001
Ph. 563-690-4000

Standard or Double Bed Room: $109 (free parking)
Cut-off date for special rate: March 10, 2019

Mention the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council conference when booking your room.  At this time you must call to receive the special rate.  There is a limited amount of rooms available on a first come-first serve basis.  The room block will sell out.   

Additional Hotel

Holiday Inn Dubuque/Galena (1 mile from Grand River Center)
450 Main Street | Dubuque, IA 52001
Ph. 563-556-2000

Standard or Double Bed Room: $109 (free parking)
Cut-off date for special rate: March 10, 2019

Mention the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council conference when booking your room.  At this time you must call to receive the special rate.  There is a limited amount of rooms available on a first come-first serve basis.