Since 1998, the Annual Flood and Peterson Symposium has been a premier event across the Rocky Mountain Region. The Annual Symposium is a crucial resource, ensuring leadership remains informed on risk control, health care legislation, cybersecurity, human resources, and safety among a variety of other relevant topics. This event offers the opportunity to attend breakout sessions, earn safety member credits, and network with your peers, insurance carriers, and other valuable industry exhibitors.
Our Keynote Speaker This Year!
Zach Mercurio, Ph.D. is an author, researcher, speaker, and consultant specializing in purposeful leadership, meaningful work, and positive organizational psychology. He wrote "The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose," praised by Arianna Huffington as "a compelling book filled with powerful stories, cutting-edge research, and practical tools that show us how to lead with purpose."
Through his work with over 100 global companies and conference audiences around the world, Zach helps forge purposeful leaders and provides practical tools to cultivate positive organizational and team cultures that enable more meaning, mattering, motivation, well-being, and performance. His clients and partners have included American Express Global Business Travel, Michelin, J.P. Morgan Chase, The Government of Canada, Hewlett-Packard, the Food and Drug Administration, The Alzheimer’s Association, the National Park Service, The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, and Crocs. He’s also one of Simon Sinek’s “Optimist Instructors.”
Zach earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change from Colorado State University where he serves as an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Psychology's Center for Meaning and Purpose and as an Instructor in the Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change program.
His research on meaningful work has been awarded by The Association for Talent Development, The Academy of Management, and The Academy of Human Resource Development.