Schedule

Thank you to all of the speakers at our 15th Annual Conference which took place at the Shaw Conference Center in Edmonton, AB on November 7 & 8, 2016.

For full details on each session please click here.

 

 


Monday November 7, 2016

7:30 – 8:30 Registration Opens
8:30 – 10:00 101 Opening Ceremony with Minister Christina Gray, Councillor Mike Nickel, Pieter Lambooy, WCB and Carola von Sass, President HSCSA

Opening Keynote Speaker  – Mike Lipkin

10:00 – 10:30 Break (move to next session)
10:30 – 12:00 102 Panel Discussion with Deputy Minister, Alberta Labour Jeff Parr & Clint Dunford – Making Tough Decisions in an Uncertain Climate
12:00 – 1:00 Trade Fair Opens – Lunch and Exhibit Viewing
1:00 – 2:00 103 Ian Hooper – Partnerships News
1:00 – 2:00 104 Bryan Egan & Lloyd Blower – AMTA Corridors to Safety Excellence: On The Road to Transport Compliance
1:00 – 2:00 105 Wally Cook – Value Added Safety – Delivering the Goods
1:00 – 1:30 106 OHS Futures – Dr. David Nicholas – Achieving Work Safety Among Human Services Workers
1:30 – 2:00 107 OHS Futures – Dr. Sebastian Straube & Dr. David Antle – Occupational Interventions for the Prevention of Back Pain – Overview of Systematic Reviews
2:00 – 2:30 Coffee Break and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
2:30 – 3:30 108 Deborah Goodwin – Moving Stuff – Establishing a Manual Materials Handling Program
2:30 – 3:30 109 Dr. Roger Hodkinson – Return to Health: How Great Companies Enable Injured Employees Back to Work Safely
2:30 – 3:30 110 Paul Riopel – Now That You Have Your Plan, How Do You Keep It Up?
2:30 – 3:00 111 OHS Futures – Nicola Cherry – Workplace Injuries Reported by Interprovincial Workers Employed in Alberta: Report of a Feasibility Study
3:00 – 3:30 112 OHS Futures – Dr. Paige Lacy – Metabolomics of Welding Fume Exposure: A Novel Biomarker Approach for Monitoring Health in Welder Apprentices
3:30 – 3:40 Break (Move to Next Session)
3:40 – 4:40 113 Mike Gordon & Kristin Petaski – Machine Safety: Always be Reviewing Risk
3:40 – 4:40 114 Anne-Marie Nicol – Communicating Occupational Risk
3:40 – 4:40 115 Jodi Howick – Safety Literacy: The Student Experience
3:40 – 4:10 116 OHS Futures – Jeremy Beach – The Alberta Bakers Study – Progress to Date
4:10 – 4:40 117 OHS Futures – Tom Barker – The Helping Cycle:  A Key to Human-Services Agency Performance
4:40 – 6:00 Welcome Reception and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area

Tuesday November 8, 2016

7:30 – 8:30 Registration
Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing
8:30 – 10:00 201 Brock Downey – Safety Leadership – “We’re All Challenged”
8:30 – 10:00 202 Tina Varughese – Recruiting and Retaining Foreign Workers
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibit Viewing 
10:30 – 11:30 203 Wendy Doyle – Transportation Safety Plan 2020
10:30 – 11:30 204 Cailin Mills & Luca Petryshyn – User Engagement: What We Learned About how People Want to Learn
10:30 – 11:30 205 Justin Turc & Shana Wolch – Managing Drugs & Alcohol in Alberta Workplaces
10:30 – 11:30 206 Michelle Phaneuf & Marjorie Munroe – Workplace Health in Times of Economic Stress
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch and Exhibit Viewing
 1:00 – 2:00 207 Jody Laird – Put Yourself in Our Boots
1:00 – 2:00 208 Dave Shanahan – National Standards – A Foundation for Great OHS Programs
1:00 – 2:00  209 Jean-Francois Drouin – Lockout: An Essential Step to Save Lives!
1:00 – 2:00 210 Kimberly Allison – Stop & Think Before You Click – Safe & Smart Social Media for the H&S Professional
 2:00 – 2:10  Break (move to next session)
2:10 – 3:30 211 Theo Fleury – Don’t Quit Before the Miracle

 

 


Wednesday November 9, 2016

Full Day PDC – Graham Lowe – How to Create a Healthier Organization