Schedule

The Health and Safety Conference Society of Alberta is proud to host its

16th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Trade Fair.

The 16th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Trade Fair will be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel & Conference Center, Banff, AB on October 26 & 27, 2017. Below are the sessions that will be offered this year.

Speaker Bio’s and Session Description’s

 


Thursday October 26, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 Registration Opens – Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
8:30 – 10:00 101 Opening Ceremony with Greetings From:

Marj Langkamp, Director, Customer Service & Disability Management, Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta

Wendy Doyle, Executive Director, Office of Traffic Safety

Carola von Sass, President, Health & Safety Conference Society of Alberta

Opening Keynote Speaker  – Todd Hirsch

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
10:30 – 12:00 102 William Johnson, QC Chair, Alberta Labour Relations Board & Jeff Parr, Deputy Minister – Labour Code & its Impact on the Workplace
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
1:00 – 2:00 103 Becky Wheat-Bain – Discomfort is a Form of Distraction.  A Case Study with Motorcycle Riders
1:00 – 2:00 104 Dr. Charl Els & Mathew Milen – Effectiveness of Random Drug and Alcohol Screening as an Intervention for Occupational Injury Prevention
1:00 – 2:00 105 Kim Titchener – Creating a Bear Safety Culture with Industry
2:00 – 2:30 Coffee Break and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
2:30 – 3:30 106 Corinne Paul & Angela Wheeler – TDG and Chemical Handling
2:30 – 3:30 107 Ian Hooper – Partnerships Update 
2:30 – 3:30 108 Jan Chappel – It’s Age Related: Challenges & Solutions
3:30 – 3:40 Break (Move to Next Session)
3:40 – 4:40 109 James Wilson & Erin McFadden – WCB Alberta – Update on our Business
3:40 – 4:40 110 Andrew Barnes – Partners in Compliance (PIC)  Program Overview
3:40 – 4:40 111 Astrid Mitchell & Christie Lavan – Leading Change: Domestic Violence & Your Workplace
4:40 – 6:30 Welcome Reception and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area

Friday October 27, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 Registration – Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
8:30 – 10:00 201 Patrick Delaney – Marijuana in the Workplace
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
10:30 – 11:30 202 Glyn Jones – The Need for Transformational Leadership in Uncertain Times
10:30 – 11:30 203 Rod Davis – Alberta’s Islands and Bridges
10:30 – 11:30 204 Gord Winkel – The Safety Imperative – Taking Risk Management to the Next Level
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch and Exhibit Viewing in Trade Fair Area
1:00 – 2:00 205 Kris Porlier – Mental Health Issues in the Workplace: Why You Should Care
1:00 – 2:00 206 Tammy Hawkins – Communication Continuum:  Silence to Violence, Where are You?
1:00 – 2:00  207 Lev Pobirsky – Workplace Violence
2:00 – 2:10  Break (move to next session)
2:10 – 3:30 208 Darby Allen – Courage Inside the Fire 

Closing Ceremony