Our annual Summit brings together leaders in the fields of insurance, safety, employment law and industrial relations and aims to provide practical and relevant presentations to target the critical workplace issues confronting you. Speakers will include a range of industry leaders and experts.
9:00am – 9:15am: Registration, coffee and networking
9:15am – 4:30pm: Conference
6:30pm – 11:00pm: Summit dinner at Glass Dining, Marina Mirage
9:00am – 9:15am: Arrival, coffee and networking
9:15am – 1:15pm: Conference
1:15pm: Conference close (complimentary buffet lunch provided for attendees in the Terraces Restaurant at the Sheraton)
You can download our agenda here >
"Silicosis & Other Emerging Disease Trends"
Damien van Brunschot - Principal Lawyer & Head of Insurance (Australia)
"The Rise of Regulation in Australia"
Matthew Smith - Principal Lawyer & Head of Employment, Safety and Regulatory (Australia)
Jamie McPherson - Managing Director (Australia)
"Nature & Extent of a Worker's WHS Duty - a review of recent high profile cases"
Damian Hegarty - Principal Lawyer
Mark Curran - Principal Lawyer
"Conducting Bullying Complaint Investigations"
Michelle Dawson - Principal Lawyer
"The Morrison Government's Agenda for Employment & IR
Sina Zevari - Principal Lawyer
"Imprisonment for Officer's WHS Offences - the current trends and how to avoid a custodial sentence"
Andrew Ross - Supervising Lawyer
"Labour Hire Update - liability for a host employer's system of work"
Kara Thomson - Supervising Lawyer"Australian Privacy Principles - how they can affect management of your employees"
Matthew Giles - Associate
"Sexual Assault in the Workplace - WorkCover & broader implications"
Carmen Chapman - Associate
"Right of Entry"
Troy Spence - Barrister-at-Law
"Technology Changing Legal Services Globally"
Ashley Moss - CEO, DWF 360
[To be confirmed]
Terri Butler - Shadow Minister for the Environment & Water"Regulatory Jurisdiction in the UK & Safety Comparisons with Australia"
Dominic Watkins - Partner // Head of Food Group DWF Law LLP
"UK Health & Safety Update - including the Grenfell fire and an analysis of sentencing guidelines and their effect on corporates / individuals
Steffan Groch - Partner // Head of Regulatory DWF Law LLP
"The Construction Industry's Response to Silicosis"
Melanie Roberts - Board Member - Workplace Health and Safety Queensland // Manager Workplace Health, Safety and Environment Policy - Master Builders Queensland
"WorkCover Update - overall trends and impact on insurance"
Bruce Watson - Chief Executive Officer - WorkCover Queensland
"Mental Health & Psychological Claims - stats, reviews, reports and decisions"
Janine Reid - Legal Counsel - WorkCover Queensland
"A Holistic Approach to Workplace Injury Prevention"
Shannon Ahern - Group WHS Manager - Virgin Austraia
"How to prevent driving your workers into the arms of lawyers"
Dr Sid O'Toole - Director & Consultant Occupational Physician - LIME Medicolegal
[To be confirmed]
Dr Robert McCartney - Occupational Physician - Resile