April 30, 2020

TRT Events

The Targeted Research Training Program hosts free workshops two times per year as part of their outreach efforts. Workshops focus on a health and safety topic of importance to the hospitality industry. The workshops bring together hospitality industry professionals and faculty and student researchers to provide a comprehensive, solution-focused agenda. Check back regularly to learn about upcoming TRT events and review summaries of previous events.


Spring 2021 Webinar


How Safety Management Systems can be used to address the COVID-19 problem.

We were pleased to offer a free webinar in the Spring of 2021 with guest speaker Dr. Mark Friend, a Professor of Doctoral Studies at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and noted workplace safety expert, to summarize expert guidance on integrating COVID-19 precautions into workplace safety management systems.

Photo of Dr. Mark Friend.
Dr. Mark Friend, CSP
MSOSM Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Check back soon for the recorded video.


Past Events

Fall 2020 Workshop Series: “People” People in the Hospitality Industry: Working and Not Working in Isolation
Summary of Fall 2020 Workshop Series

Spring 2020 Workshop: Preventing Violence and Harassment Against Hospitality Employees
Summary of Spring 2020 Workshop

Fall 2019 Workshop: Supporting Healthy and Safe Hospitality Work for Employees of All Ages
Summary of Fall 2019 Workshop

For more questions about the Sunshine Education and Research Center and the Targeted Research Training Program, please contact Dr. Mindy Shoss at targetedresearch@ucf.edu.