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85+ Speakers Confirmed for 2020!

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 

Dr Reena Kotecha, Medical Doctor, Organisational Consultant, UK

Brooke Dwyer, Group Wellbeing Manager, Qantas

Fiona Andrew, National Health & Wellbeing Manager, Australia Post 

Katherine PerfectHead of Agency, Google Marketing Platforms

Ainhoa Emaldi Azcue, Culture & Learning Specialist, Canva

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

Gordon Cairns, Chairman, Origin Energy and Woolworths Group

Dr Brock Bastian, psychologist and internationally acclaimed researcher; Partner, Ethics Applied 

Catherine McNair, Head of Diversity & InclusionQBE Insurance 

Mariam Veiszadeh, Members and Advisory DirectorDiversity Council of Australia

Tony De Leede, renowned Wellness and Fitness Entrepreneur, Wellness Solutions

Inga Vilkins, Head of Health and Wellbeing, Bupa

Professor David Dunstan, Head, Physical Activity Lab, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Geri Sumpter, Workplace Engagement Lead, Beyond Blue

Domino RischPrincipal, Hassell 

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

Shelley McDowell, Director, Customer Experience Strategy, CBRE

Sue Langley, Founder and CEO, Langley Group

Deborrah Lambourne, CEO, Job Centre Australia Limited

Jenny George, CEO, Converge International

Duncan Young, Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing, Lendlease 

Rebecca Jenkins, People Operations, Employee Engagement, Airtasker 

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

Carli Phillips, Employee Wellbeing Lead Australia & New Zealand, Johnson & Johnson

Diane Edwards, GM People, Foresight and Innovation, Ports of Auckland, NZ

Alex Diab, Director People & Property, NSW Business Chamber 

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

Dr Sally Phillips, General Manager of Health Services, TAL  

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

Dr Addie WoottenClinical Psychologist; CEO, Smiling Mind  

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

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

Kaylene Little, Head of People & Communities, Tassal Group 

Jack Heath,CEO, SANE Australia 

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

Dr Dinesh Palipano, one of the first people in Australia to graduate medical school with quadriplegia; Lecturer, School of Medicine, Griffith University 

Sharon Kolkka, General Manager, Wellness Director, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

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

Josh Vernon, CEO & Founder, Earnd 

Gino Carrafa, Managing Director, D’Accord OAS

Kate Connors, Director of Wellness, PwC Australia

Ryan McGrory, Employee Experience Manager, Youi

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

Robert Adams, Professor of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine & Medical Director, Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Flinders University  

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

Sonja Braidner, Churchill Fellowship Recipient; Member, AHRI Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Panel

 

Annelie Xenofontos, Senior Workplace Strategist, Axiom Workplaces

Valerie Mack, Principal – Interior Design, Buchan

Emma Walsh, CEO, Parents At Work 

Lucas Finch, Health and Wellbeing Specialist, Sydney Water 

Jamie Marloo Thomas, Storyteller and Creator, Wayapa Wuurrk

Dr Nicola Gates, Director and Clinical Neuropsychologist, Brain and Mind Psychology

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

Ash Rosshandler, CEO, GoodCompany

Dr Moira Junge, Health psychologist & Board Member, Sleep Health Foundation 

Melissa Marsden, Founder and Director, COMUNiTI 

Fay Calderone, Partner, Employment & Workplace Relations, Hall & Willcox 

Gerard Beven, Head of Customer Care, Assure Progams

Kylie Grady, Executive Manager Wellbeing and SafetyCSIRO

David Ploenges, Director, People, Capability & Safety, Serco Asia Pacific  

Ian Westmoreland, Founder and Chairman, Mentoring Men 

Amanda Reid, National HSW Manager, Mirvac 

Evan Sutter, Co-Founder & CEO, Hapzly

Dr Justine Tuffley, Health & Wellbeing Specialist, Healthworks

Brad Parker, CEO, MATES in Construction

Alison Gray, Founder/Director, Wellthy

Katrina Walton, Founder/Director, Wellness Designs

Debbie Cairns, leading meditation teacher; Founder, The Still Point 

Hamish Johnston, National Manager for Health, Lifestyle & Innovation, Compass Group 

Jon Steiner, Director, Pitch Acoustics & Envoy

David ContariniHead of Community and EducationRACQ Group 

Joey TemplinBusiness Development Manager Meetings & EventsHuman Resources Manager, Club Med Australia & New Zealand 

Renee Sturtevant, leading HR expert in the retail sector

 

Fleur Marks, Founder and Chief Wellbeing Officer, WellYou

Joel Rethorne, Group Head of Rewards, Performance & People AnalyticsHealius 

FAQs

FESTIVAL INFORMATION

Is the Workplace Wellness Festival Going Ahead?  
Yes – Covid-19 has dramatically changed our lives and the way we work. The days of large gatherings being allowed to go ahead is still so uncertain, so the decision was made to take the festival virtual in August 2020. We are so excited to bring this festival to you virtually! 

When/Where Will the Virtual Workplace Wellness Festival Be Held? 
The Workplace Wellness Festival 2020 will be held over two consecutive days, on 18 & 19 August 2020, online using HOPIN platform. The virtual Festival gives delegates the same access to top speakers from Australia and around the world from the comfort and safety of their home or workplace. We have brought the dates forward as there has never been a more important time for business to focus on Workplace Wellness as now! 

How Does the Virtual Festival Work? 
Held online over two days, Workplace Wellness Festival 2020  features our Plenary stage and six conference tracks that allows  you to curate your own festival program according to what sessions are relevant to you. And we’ve kept all the elements of the physical experience that you love – keynotes, presentations, panels, Q&A, interactive roundtables, live face to face networking and virtual exhibition booths. 

What Time Will the Virtual Festival Start And Finish? 
The festival will run from 08:45 – 17:00 AEST on both Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 August 2020.  

What is the Difference Between a General Attendee and a Gold Ticket Attendee? 
Both tickets give you access to the virtual 2 – day festival including opening and closing plenary stage, 6 conference tracks, roundtables, networking area, virtual expo booths. 

A GOLD ticket has the added bonus of exclusive 90-day access to video archive of all 100+ presentations across 6 conference tracks. This allows you to watch presentations in your own time as well as watch presentations running consecutively in the real time event. The gold ticket ensures you will not miss out on any presentation! 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Will I Receive a Ticket? 
There is no physical ticket required for Workplace Wellness Festival 2020You just need to register for the event, create a user profile and you will gain access to the event. You will receive automated ‘Event Reminders’ and will be able to add the event to your calendar. 

I Already Have a Ticket to Workplace Wellness Festival, How Do I Transfer to the Virtual Event? 
If you were a ticket holder for the Workplace Wellness Festival you should have received an email announcement and links of how to get your ticket(s) for Workplace Wellness Festival 2020. If you haven’t received an email, please check you junk/spam folders or contact conferences@viconferences.com.au for assistance. 

How Can I Obtain A Copy Of My Invoice/Receipt? 
If you require a tax invoice/receipt for Workplace Wellness Festival 2020please contact conferences@viconferences.com.au  

I Can No Longer Attend the Festival, Can I Get a Refund? 
Under our ticketing terms and conditions all our tickets are non-refundable. As a not-for-profit organisation, we do not have the capacity to change our refund policy at this time. Thank you for your understanding.