Return to Work Conference 2019

The highly anticipated WorkCover WA Conference will take place on 8 and 9 May 2019 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth. The Conference theme ‘Facing Forward’ extends an injury management focus to broader themes relevant to workers’ compensation.

Right now the Conference provides great value with early bird registration available. For full registration details and costs click here. The first 100 early bird registrations will also be entitled to complimentary parking during the Conference.

An exciting and engaging program is currently being developed and will showcase presentations from leading thinkers and experts in injury management and return to work including:

  • Mr Michael Crossland, motivational speaker, who will use his personal story to discuss the importance of resilience, optimism and determination
  • Professor Niki Ellis, an expert in occupational health, who will discuss the need to broaden our approach in assisting individuals to cope with stress in the workplace
  • Ms Sue Freeman, Senior Consultant at Finity Actuarial and Insurance Consultants, who will discuss the common causes of poor claim outcomes and how to prevent them
  • Professor Nick Haslam, Professor of Psychology at the University of Melbourne, who will discuss generation motivators in the workplace, and
  • Ms Joanna Horton, CSIRO Research Analyst, who will discuss the future of work health and safety in Australia.

WorkCover WA will announce more speakers as well as a complete Conference program in the new year.

Who should attend

Workers’ compensation and injury management professionals including:

  • employers
  • workplace rehabilitation providers
  • injury management consultants
  • medical and allied health professionals
  • insurer representatives
  • legal practitioners
  • worker representatives, and
  • safety experts.

WorkCover WA encourages you to take advantage of this fantastic professional development opportunity. Injury management professionals can acquire CPD points through their own self-directed programs. NIBA members can apply for 10.5 CPD points through NIBA.

To learn more about the Conference click here.

Page last updated: 3 January 2019 at 3:28 pm

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