Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference
Business leaders, work health and safety and workplace rehabilitation professionals will congregate on Wednesday 16 October for the annual Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference (IPRWC).
This year’s program(PDF, 935.31 KB) is jam-packed with expert presenters who will discuss, analyse and give their perspectives on key injury prevention and return to work topics.
The 2019 conference line-up features:
- Master of Ceremonies delivered by one of Australia’s most accomplished journalists and media personalities, Madonna King.
- Renowned keynote speakers including Donna Thistlethwaite, Dr Lorimer Moseley and Dr Stefan Hajkowicz.
- Ground-breaking research and trends in work health and safety and return to work including artificial intelligence, office design and the science of sleep and fatigue in the workplace.
- Trade displays featuring sponsors and industry suppliers.
- Networking from 5pm - 6.30pm.
|Date||Wednesday 16 October 2019|
|Time||Registration: 7.30am - 8.30am|
Conference: 8.30am - 5pm
Networking drinks: 5pm - 6.30pm
|Venue||Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane|
|Cost||$297 (including GST), including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a post-event catered networking function.|
|7.30am - 8.30am||Registration|
|8.30am - 8.45am||Madonna King|
Master of Ceremony welcome
|8.45am - 9am||Welcome address|
|9am - 9.45am||Donna Thistlethwaite|
Mental Health: The Perfect Storm
|9.45am - 10.30am||Professor Lorimer Moseley|
The neuroscience of chronic pain
|10.30am - 11am||Morning tea|
|Safety stream||Return to work stream|
|11am - 11.45am||Dr Nicholas Mabbott|
The science of sleep and fatigue in the workplace.
Injured worker engagement: overcoming perception-based barriers to return to work.
|11.45am - 12.30pm||Dr Matt Brearley|
Managing heat stress in the workplace.
|Dr Andrew Khoo|
Secondary psychological injuries and PTSD.
|12.30pm - 1.15pm||Professor Paul Salmon|
Human factors in safety critical domains.
|WorkCover Queensland and Monash University|
Tailored care and support to meet individual needs.
|1.15pm - 2pm||Lunch|
|2pm - 2.45pm||Dr Margaret Cook|
The future of office design, computer-based work and changes in technology
|2.45pm - 3.30pm||Dr Natasha Lazareski|
Creating psychologically healthy workplaces
|3.30pm - 4pm||Afternoon tea|
|4pm - 4.45pm||Dr Stefan Hajkowicz|
Intelligent Not Artificial – the future of work and why we’ll still have baristas (not coffee machines) in the year 2040
|4.45pm - 5pm||MC wrap up|
|5pm - 6.30pm||Networking function|
Attendees must select either the safety OR return to work stream during registration.
Injury Prevention and Return to Work Masterclass Series
Following a successful launch in 2018, the Masterclasses return this year on Tuesday 15 October. The facilitated workshops will provide delegates with the opportunity to focus on key safety or return to work topics including obligations of supervisors, good work design for psychological injuries, resolving conflict and current and emerging occupational lung disease.
Masterclass tickets are $44 each and limited to 130 seats per session. Find out more about the masterclasses and secure your spot today.
Proudly supported by
Sonic Health Plus
AXIS Rehabilitation at work
Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation
Phoenix Occupational Medicine
Rehabilitation by Altius
KINNECT Pty Ltd
- Last updated
- 12 August 2019