Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference

The Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference will explore future workplace trends and how they impact on safety and return to work.

Injury Prevention and Return to Work ConferenceInjury Prevention and Return to Work Conference

The conference will address the needs of those on the frontline of health, safety and return to work featuring:

  • high profile keynote speakers including Bernard Salt and Nigel Collin as Master of Ceremonies
  • a broad range of speakers showcasing the latest research and trends in work health and safety and return to work
  • sponsor trade displays.

Event details

Date Thursday 19 October 2017
Time 8.30am - 5.00pm
Venue Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Cost $297* per person (including GST), including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a post-event networking function with food and beverages

The event concludes with a networking function from 5.15pm.

* Early bird rate $253 (including GST) if purchased (and paid) before 31 July 2017.


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Program details

Time Event
8.30am Nigel Collin
Master of Ceremony welcome
8.40am Opening address
8.45am Bernard Salt
The future of the Australian workforce
9.50am Rob Hanson
Safety and rehabilitation disrupted
10.30am - 11.00am Morning tea
  Return to work stream Safety stream
11.00am Dr Paul Licina
Understanding the spine
ACT Australia
'The Jed Millen story' case study and interactive workshop
11.45am TBADr Sharron O'Neill
Driving WHS Performance
12.30pm Jason Vella
Preventing conflicts from becoming claims
Matthew Thomas
Fatigue - Strategies to effectively manage risk
1.10pm - 2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Nigel Collin
Game of inches
2.40pm Mark Griffin
Integrative safety leadership
3.30pm Afternoon tea
3.50pm TBA
4.45pm MC wrap up
5pm Close
5.15pm - 6.30pm Networking event

Attendees must select either the Return to work OR Safety stream during registration.

Proudly supported by

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Last updated
20 June 2017