Workplace Wellness Festival

22 & 23 June 2020 | International Convention Centre, Sydney | Australia

1,500+ Delegates | 200+ Speakers | 80+ Exhibitors | 30+ Startups


Meet the people and companies transforming the way we stay healthy, happy and productive at work at Australia’s definitive workplace wellness event, now in its second big year!

Workplace Wellness Festival is Australia’s giant festival of workplace health and wellness. It is not just another conference. It is not just another expo.

  • Access the 200+ speaker, 5-track conference, all on one ticket. 
  • Join our big plenary sessions and dip in and out of 5 conference tracks running continuously all day every day.
  • Meet like-minded people in The Hub, grab a coffee at the cafe, browse the expo floor and check out the coolest tech ideas in the Startup Village.

Join the revolution in workplace health and wellbeing!



Get the big picture, be motivated and inspired by the best and brightest experts from around Australia and the world


How are Australia’s coolest companies improving health and well-being and creating productive workplaces?


How do you create the conditions for a happy and engaged workforce? How are companies responding to the mental health crisis?


Work with meaning & purpose is key to retaining staff. Find out why sustainability, diversity & inclusion and CSR are high on the agenda of Australia’s top companies


Learn about the trends in fit-out, design, facilities & office tech that are sweeping through the modern workplace


Technology has a key role in improving health & well-being. Discover the latest tools to boost collaboration, productivity & well-being

Speakers Confirmed for 2020

Dr Reena Kotecha, Medical Doctor, Organisational Consultant, UK

Brooke Dwyer, Group Wellbeing Manager, Qantas

Dr Ian Simpson, Head of Health Safety & Wellbeing, ABC

Katherine Perfect, Head of Agency, Google Marketing Platforms

Domino Risch, Principal, Hassell 

Paul Heptonstall, Senior Wellbeing & Education Manager, National Rugby League

Shelley McDowell, Director, Customer Experience Strategy, CBRE

Sue Langley, Master trainer and leading advisor in the practical application of positive psychology, Langley Group

Jenny George, CEO, Converge International

Dr Christhina Candido, Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, Design and Planning, The University of Sydney

Duncan Young, Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing, Lendlease 

Dr Sally Phillips, General Manager of Health Services, TAL  

Robyn Batson, Group People & Development Manager, Sussan Group

Professor Anthony Maeder, Professor of Digital Health Systems, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Flinders University 

Valerie Mack, Principal – Interior Design, Buchan

Joey Templin, Business Development Manager Meetings & Events; Human Resources Manager, Club Med Australia & New Zealand 

Lucas Finch, Health and Wellbeing Specialist, Sydney Water 

Associate Professor Genevieve Healy, Principal Research Fellow, The University of Queensland

Ryan McGrory, Employee Experience Manager, Youi

Emma Walsh, CEO, Parents At Work 

Scott Hazard, Global Real Estate and Workplace Experience Leader, Atlassian, USA

Rasmus Hougaard, best-selling author of The Mind of the Leader; Managing Director, Potential Project International, USA

Fiona Andrew, National Health & Wellbeing Manager, Australia Post 

Ainhoa Emaldi Azcue, Culture & Learning Specialist, Canva

Tanya Howard, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Business Partner, THE ICONIC  

Jeremy Moore,  Assistant Commissioner, Workforce Strategy and Change, ATO 

Jon Baker, Group Head of Safety and Business Continuity, Coca Cola Amatil

Rebecca Jenkins, People Operations, Employee Engagement, Airtasker 

Alex Diab, Director People & Property, NSW Business Chamber 

Ali Skrzypiec, Head of Wellbeing, Safety and Environment, oOh! Media 

Sonja Braidner, Diversity & Inclusion Lead, Fire & Rescue NSW

Professor Felice Jacka, Director, Food & Mood Centre,Deakin University 

Leith Mitchell, Director Diversity, Culture and Engagement, Queensland Department of Education 

Kaylene Little, Head of People & Communities, Tassal Group 

Jack Heath, CEO,SANE Australia 

Professor David DunstanHead, Physical Activity Lab, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute 

David Contarini, Head of Community and Education, RACQ 

Tracy Angwin, CEO, Australian Payroll Association 

Dr Kaushik Ram, Neuroscientist, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney 

Peter Pollnitz, Work Health, Safety & Injury Management, SA Health