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Day one: Building the evidence base

Tuesday 1 June 2021
10.00am MC welcome
Madonna King

Welcome to Country Ceremony
Tribal Experiences
10:20am The fourth industrial revolution
Professor Sarah Sharples, University of Nottingham
11.05am Closing the evidence to practice gap in MSD prevention: what do we need to do?
Associate Professor Jodi Oakman, La Trobe University
11.40am Preventing MSDs during the design stage
Professor David Caple, La Trobe University
12.10pm Lunch break
12.30pm Case studies:
Designing and fitting out a new hospital: the benefit of hindsight
Peter Pollnitz, Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Human centred design—designing for end users
Peter Schumacher, University of South Australia
1.05pm Slips, trips and falls prevention: presentations and panel discussion

Neil Adams Associates (Consultant) 
Sharon Todd, CPE Soundhealth

Q and A panel: Neil Adams, Sharon Todd and Donna Lee, Principal Advisor Ergonomics (Workplace Health and Safety Queensland)
1.50pm MC wrap up
2.00pm Close

Day two: Thinking about the bigger picture—systems thinking

Wednesday 2 June 2021
9:15am Virtual coffee networking
10.00am Living like the world’s longest-lived people
Nick Buettner, The Bluezones™
10.45am Applying systems thinking to understanding MSDs  
Associate Professor Sharon Newnam, Monash University Accident Research Centre
11.20am Derailing workplace MSD risks through systems thinking
Associate Professor Anjum Naweed, Central Queensland University
11.50am Lunch break

Industry case studies:

The good, the bad and the ugly… rolling out a HMT injury prevention program in the Townsville HHS
Mark Enders, Townsville Hospital

PErforM case study
Bryan Cropley, Ryde Council
12.45pm Work health and safety data: business intelligence, distraction or fake news
Dr Sharron O’Neill, University of New South Wales
1.20pm Systems thinking—the bigger picture for MSD prevention
Dr Kirsten Way, University of Queensland
2.00pm MC wrap up
2.10pm Close

Day three: Thinking about now and the future

Thursday 3 June 2021
9.15am Virtual coffee catchup
10.00am Industrial Exoskeletons 101: considerations for application, integration and sustainment
Dr Christopher Reid, Boeing
10.45am Collaborative robots for low-volume manufacturing
Professor Jonathan Roberts, Queensland University of Technology
11.20am Safety leadership now and into the future presentations and panel discussion
Dr Tristan Casey, Griffith University
Shane Stockill, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Tracie Dickenson, Daryl Dickenson Transport
Pam Knobel, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
12.05pm Lunch break
12.30pm Addressing sedentary behaviour: occupational sitting—an emerging workplace health and safety issue
Associate Professor Genevieve Healy, University of Queensland
1.05pm Smart work design: now and into the future
Professor Sharon K Parker, Centre for Transformative Design
1.45pm MC wrap up
2.00pm Close