First 40 Speakers Announced for 2020

Dr Reena Kotecha, Medical Doctor, Organisational Consultant, UK

Brooke Dwyer, Group Wellbeing Manager, Qantas

Dr Ian Simpson, Head of Health Safety & Wellbeing, ABC

Katherine PerfectHead of Agency, Google Marketing Platforms

Domino RischPrincipal, Hassell 

Paul Heptonstall, Senior Wellbeing & Education Manager, National Rugby League

Shelley McDowell, Director, Customer Experience Strategy, CBRE

Sue Langley, Founder and CEO, Langley Group

Jenny George, CEO, Converge International

Dr Christhina Candido, Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, Design and Planning, The University of Sydney

Duncan Young, Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing, Lendlease 

Dr Sally Phillips, General Manager of Health Services, TAL  

Robyn Batson, Group People & Development Manager, Sussan Group

Professor Anthony Maeder, Professor of Digital Health Systems, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Flinders University 

Valerie Mack, Principal – Interior Design, Buchan

Joey Templin, Business Development Manager Meetings & Events; Human Resources Manager, Club Med Australia & New Zealand 

Lucas Finch, Health and Wellbeing Specialist, Sydney Water 

Associate Professor Genevieve Healy, Principal Research Fellow, The University of Queensland

Ryan McGrory, Employee Experience Manager, Youi

Emma Walsh, CEO, Parents At Work 

Scott Hazard, Global Real Estate and Workplace Experience Leader, Atlassian, USA

Rasmus Hougaard, best-selling author of The Mind of the Leader; Managing Director, Potential Project International, USA 

Fiona Andrew, National Health & Wellbeing Manager, Australia Post 

Ainhoa Emaldi Azcue, Culture & Learning Specialist, Canva

Tanya Howard, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Business Partner, THE ICONIC  

Jeremy Moore, Assistant Commissioner, Workforce Strategy and Change, ATO 

Jon Baker, Group Head of Safety and Business Continuity, Coca Cola Amatil 

Rebecca Jenkins, People Operations, Employee Engagement, Airtasker 

Alex Diab, Director People & Property, NSW Business Chamber 

Ali Skrzypiec, Head of Wellbeing, Safety and Environment, oOh! Media

Sonja BraidnerDiversity & Inclusion Lead, Fire & Rescue NSW

Professor Felice Jacka, Director, Food & Mood Centre,Deakin University 

Leith Mitchell, Director Diversity, Culture and Engagement, Queensland Department of Education 

Kaylene Little, Head of People & Communities, Tassal Group 

Jack Heath,CEO,SANE Australia 

Professor David Dunstan, Head, Physical Activity Lab, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute 

David Contarini, Head of Community and Education, RACQ 

Tracy Angwin, CEO, Australian Payroll Association 

Dr Kaushik Ram, Neuroscientist, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney 

Peter Pollnitz, Work Health, Safety & Injury Management, SA Health 

2020 Conference Program


We’re excited to be at the International Convention Centre Sydney, Australia’s leading conference and exhibition venue. Featuring a striking contemporary design and leading technology, the ICC Sydney’s Exhibition Hall 7 is the perfect venue for Workplace Wellness Festival.

At the heart of its very own Sydney harbour waterfront precinct, ICC Sydney is set amongst restaurants, retail and a vibrant public domain on Darling Harbour yet is only a moment’s walk to Sydney’s CBD and surrounding cultural quarters.

ICC Sydney is well connected to public transport – buses, trains, light rail, ferries and taxis all service the immediate area. The venue can also be accessed on foot, by car and coach.



When/Where Will the Workplace Wellness Festival be held?

The Workplace Wellness Festival will be held in Hall 7, The Exhibition Centre, ICC Sydney, June 22 – 23 2020.

Where Is The International Convention Centre Sydney Located?

The ICC Sydney is located in the heart of Darling Harbour and is easily accessible by public transport, and is only a 10 minute walk from Central and Town Hall train stations. 

What Time Will The Festival Start And Finish?

Mon 22 June 2020 | 08:50 – 17:40

Tue 23 June 2020 | 09:00 – 17:30

Registration will open at 7:3am on Monday 22 June 2020.

Please allow plenty of time prior to the start of the summit for registration on your first day of attendance.

Where Is The Nearest Accommodation?

The Lido Group is offering special accommodation rates for Workplace Wellness Festival delegatesView a list of available hotels here

Where Can I Park?

ICC Sydney operates two 24-hour car parking stations. For more parking information and parking rates, please click here.

Is There Public Transport Nearby?

ICC Sydney has multiple public access points with step-free access to every entertainment, exhibition and summit venue. For more public transport information, please click here.

Are Meals Included?

No – there are no meals included in the ticket price. However, you can purchase food and refreshments from the ICC cafe located inside the festival.



When Will I Receive My Entry Ticket?

You will receive a link to your ticket for the Workplace Wellness Festival in your automated ‘Completed Event Registration’ email as soon as you complete your registration. If you can’t see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder.

How Can I Obtain A Copy Of My Invoice/Receipt?

You will receive a link to your invoice/receipt for the Workplace Wellness Festival in your automated ‘Completed Event Registration’ email as soon as you complete your registration. If you can’t see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder. If you are part of a group booking, only the main registrant has access to the invoice.


Can I Send Someone In My Place Instead Of Cancelling?

Yes, you can transfer the name on your ticket up until Friday 29th May 2020 . You can make changes by logging on to you registration. Your username is your email address and you can create a password by clicking the Forgot or don’t have a password?

What Time Will Registration Be Open?

Registration will be open from 07:30am on Monday 22 June 2020