Workplace Wellness Summit

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Workplace Wellness Summit

22 - 23 June 2020 | ICC Sydney

Workplace Wellness Summit is Australia’s definitive conference on the burgeoning area of workplace health and wellness. The Summit is the place where business and wellness professionals convene to explore best-in-class workplace wellness strategies with top health and wellbeing experts from Australia and overseas.

Hundreds of delegates will come together to learn how to attract and retain staff, boost productivity and improve profitability with tailored health and wellness programmes. They will discuss solutions to the most pressing corporate wellness issues such as mental health in the workplace, diversity, bullying and discrimination. Hear what Australia’s coolest companies are doing to make their workplaces healthier, more productive and more inclusive.

2019 Speakers

HEALTH HACKS FOR THE WORKPLACE

Dr Michael Mosley, one of the world’s leading authorities on health and wellbeing, science journalist and best-selling author, UK

BUSINESS AS AN AGENT OF WORLD BENEFIT

Professor David Cooperrider, the world’s foremost authority on strengths based, positive change, Case Western Reserve University, USA.

RESILIENCE AT WORK: FROM STRESS TO COMPASSION & CONNECTION

Professor Elissa Epel, international expert in chronic stress and co-author with Nobel Prize winner Dr Elizabeth Blackburn of The Telomere Effect, USA

FORGIVENESS AT WORK

Dr Fred Luskin, pioneering researcher into the healing power of forgiveness and director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Project, USA

CASE STUDY: BUILD YOUR IDEAL DAY

Duncan Young, Head of Workplace Health & Wellbeing, Lendlease

CASE STUDY: WHAT MAKES A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?

Christie O’Toole, Internal Communications and Engagement Manager for APAC, Salesforce

FUTURE WAYS OF WORKING

Dean Pribetic, Head of Collaboration (WOW), Telstra

EASY & EFFECTIVE WAYS TO BRING WELLNESS TO THE WORKPLACE UTILISING TECHNOLOGY

Belinda Humphreys, Executive Board Member and Chief Operating Officer, Wellness Solutions

INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INTRODUCE WELLNESS TO THE WORKPLACE

Chantal Brodrick, Fitness Business Coach & Host of The Fitness Business Podcast, Wellness Solutions

SCARED LEADERSHIP: TRANSFORMING OUR WORKPLACES

Dr Tjanara Goreng Goreng, Wakka Wakka/Wulli Wiulli Traditional Owner from Central Queensland, academic lecturer and university researcher in the field of leadership psychology and First Nations knowledge systems

WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED ABOUT WORKPLACE WELLBEING?

A/Professor Peggy Kern, senior lecturer at the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education

TAMING TOXIC PEOPLE: THE SCIENCE OF IDENTIFYING & DEALING WITH PSYCHOPATHS AT WORK

David Gillespie, lawyer and best-selling author of Sweet Poison and Taming Toxic People

CASE STUDY: A MINDFUL TRANSFORMATION

Debra Just, CEO/GM, Willoughby Council

CREATING A CULTURE WHERE IT’S SAFE TO DISAGREE

Catherine Davidson, conflict and disputes resolution expert and leading mediator

PANEL: STRATEGIES FOR RESOLVING CONFLICT AT WORK

Sandra Levy AO, leading light in film, arts and television industries, former Director of Television ABC, and former CEO of AFTRS.

KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON LEADING

Pia Lee, CEO, LIW Global Leadership Consultancy

THE COACHING RIPPLE EFFECT: BEYOND THE PERSON-CENTRED APPROACH!

Dr Sean O’Connor, lecturer and researcher, Coaching Psychology Unit, University of Sydney

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AT WORK

Sue Langley, master trainer and leading advisor in the practical application of positive psychology, founder of the Langely Group

SPEAKING OF MENTAL HEALTH…

Nic Newling, outspoken advocate for mental health and suicide prevention, founder of The Champions

PANEL: WHERE IS EFFECTIVENESS AND WELLBEING IN FUTURE WAYS OF WORKING?

Gillian Coutts, Australian Country Director of Potential Project

CASE STUDY: DEVELOPING WELLNESS & COMPASSION IN THE WORKPLACE

Nickolas Yu, Program Manager, Patient and Family-centre Care and Staff Wellness, Sydney Local Area Health District

RESILIENCE@WORK: MENTAL TOUGHNESS TRAINING

Dr Suzy Green, leader in the complementary fields of Coaching Psychology and Positive Psychology and founder of The Positivity Institute

YOUR WELLBEING BLUEPRINT

Michelle McQuaid, best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher and playful change activator

FUTURE PROOF YOUR BUSINESS: REDUCING INJURY RISKS IN AN AGEING WORKFORCE

Terry Wong, General Manager, Move4Life

THE WELLBEING-PERFORMANCE INTERACTION: HUMANISING ANALYTICS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

Dr Adrian Medhurst, thought leader in high-performance psychology, Co-Founder and Director, Benny Button

THE WELLBEING-PERFORMANCE INTERACTION: HUMANISING ANALYTICS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

Troy Mansell, highly experienced corporate executive, Co-Founder and Director, Benny Button

OBJECTIVELY MEASURING THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF YOUR WORKFORCE: HOW DOES YOUR BUSINESS STACK UP?

Dr James L Murray, Specialist in non-surgical treatment of complex injuries to the upper extremity commonly found in workplaces, Founder & Managing Director, Work Healthy Australia

IS WELLNESS IN THE WORKPLACE DOING MORE HARM THAN GOOD?

Sam Makhoul, Founder, managing director and chief legal officer for banking and finance firm MSA National, and author of A Higher Branch

WHY ARE WE SO TIRED? AUSTRALIA’S HUMAN ENERGY CRISIS

Sean Hall, awarded marketer, innovator and strategist, Energx

WHY AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL FOR CORPORATE WELLBEING

Brigid Walsh, passionate and respected health and wellbeing industry leader, General Manager, Golden Door Health Retreat, Hunter Valley

CASE STUDY: A WORKPLACE & SAFETY PROGRAM MUST GO BEYOND HIGH VIS AND LTI STATS

Dr Graeme Wright, Leader in health management and Managing Director of Optimum, a consulting company that advises industry on how to create elite work forces

BOOST YOUR BRAIN

Dr Helena Popovic, medical doctor, leading authority on improving brain function and best-selling author

FINANCIAL FITNESS IN THE AUSTRALIAN WORKPLACE 

Paul Feeney, Founder of MapMyPlan

TAKING THE AGILE TRANSFORMATION

Panu Nevalainen, IT program and service management specialist, Senior Manager, Accenture

CASE STUDY: DO WELLNESS PROGRAMS GO FAR ENOUGH? ANYONE FOR LUNCH?

Janel Horton, passionate cook and founder of meal delivery companies, Dietlicious and Gourmet Dinner Service

PANEL: STRATEGIES FOR RESOLVING CONFLICT AT WORK

Fay Calderone, Partner Employment, Hall & Wilcox

DO YOU WORK IN A HOLISTICALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE?

Steve Coster, Specialist in workplace strategy and design, Managing Director, HASSELL

DANCING WITH COMPLEXITY

Robert Sok, Co-founder of Zeitgeist Coaching and Training and co-author of Leadership in a VUCA World

MINDFUL LEADERSHIP, HIGH PERFORMANCE & WELLBEING

Michael Bunting, global expert in Mindful Leadership, bestselling author and founder of mindfulness app, Awakened Mind

Program

Create engaged, inspired & productive workplaces!

Workplace Wellness Summit 2020 will include a mix of international keynotes, top health and wellbeing experts, corporate and workplace wellness leaders, case-studies and roundtable sessions.

  • Explore the elements of best-in-class corporate wellness initiatives
  • Learn how technology is driving new approaches to workplace wellness
  • Discover how to integrate health, wellness and safety
  • Examine how to create a culture encouraging work/life balance
  • Find out how to promote a mentally healthy workforce
  • Assess strategic approaches to diversity and inclusion.

Roundtables

The Workplace Wellness Summit features a full session of peer-to-peer roundtables. Roundtables are small group discussions focused on a particular topic directed by a central table host who will guide the conversation and facilitate the questions and answers from the participants.

This is a place for lively debate amongst the 15 or so delegates sharing the table at any given time. After 25 minutes, delegates move on to a new table of their choosing. There are three table rotations within the hour and a half session.

For delegates, this is a great opportunity to tailor the content of the conference in line with their interests and to meet like-minded people.

Register

Reserve your Place Today!

Join us at Workplace Wellness Summit – 22-23 June 2020
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Standard Summit Ticket: $1195+GST

Ticket includes morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch

Booking fee of 1.5% applies to VISA & Mastercard credit card transactions

Booking fee of 1.7% applies to AMEX credit card transactions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Cancellation policy

All tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend this event, a replacement delegate may be sent in your place at no extra charge. We do not provide refunds.

All listed speakers are confirmed – however, sometimes life events such as illness or death in the family prevent speakers from making it at the last minute. Speaker cancellations do not affect the cancellation policy. Purchase of a ticket indicates that you have read and agree to comply with this cancellation policy.

VI Conferences is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of any speaker or program substitution or alternation, or the postponement or cancellation of an event. We suggest you consider investing in travel insurance, in case an extenuating event prevents you from attending. In the unlikely event that the conference is cancelled, we will refund all tickets. We will not, however, be able to refund flight, hotel, or other purchases people may make.

Payment

Payment is required either at the time of booking or within 7 days of an invoice being issued. If you are booking within 7 days of the event start date, payment is required at the time of booking. No admittance will be granted where payment has not been received in full.

Amendment policy

Downgrading of registrations is not permitted. Registrations may be upgraded at anytime.

Promotional Discounts

Only one discount is permitted per booking. Discounts cannot be applied retrospectively.

Booking fee

A credit/debit card processing fee of 1.5% applies to purchases by credit or debit card, and 1.7% for AMEX. The credit/debit card processing fee factors in a variety of costs, including expenses associated with providing a secure payment gateway, Payment Card Industry compliance, hosting, fraud, pre-payment risk mitigation, and the costs associated with processing credit and debit card payments. The credit/debit card processing fee is calculated as a percentage rate of the ticket price only, excluding any service/delivery fees.