ASIEQ Conference 2022


ASIEQ Conference 2022 – Pivoting and Progressing

9 and 10 March 2022
Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane


Wednesday 9 March 2022

TimeStream 1Stream 2
9amWelcome to Country
9.15amKeynote Presentation - Gus Balbontin - Investor, Advisor, Explorer
10amWCRS Update - Craig Allen, Deputy Director-General, Office of Industrial Relations
10.20amPanel – Minimising secondary mental health injuries – Karina Maxwell, Workers’ Psychological Support Service, WorkCover Qld, Facilitated by Helen Creagh - EML
11amMorning Tea
Stream 1 - Safety and WellbeingStream 2 - New Emerging Medical Conditions /Late onset injuries
11.40amFatigue Management and sleep deprivation - Professor Drew Dawson, CQUExciting presentation coming soon
12.10pmWearable technology - manual handling risk assessment/rehab & prevention - Amy O'Connor, PreventureHearing claims and pre employment hearing assessments
12.30pmHealth and Well being programs – Panel. CityCover Gold Coast, Redlands City CouncilDust related diseases – Dr Robert Edwards, Wesley Dust Disease Research Centre
Stream 3 - Legal StreamStream 4 - Pivoting with Change
1.45pmQueensland Common Law claims - Janine Reid, WorkCover QldEmerging Treatments
2.15pmNational Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland update - Tracey Butler, NIISQPros and Cons of Telehealth
2.45pmThe Trail space - Kara Thomson, Qld Law SocietySecondary Psych injuries in the workplace
3.15pmAfternoon Tea
4pmThe Aging workforce
4.30pmPresentation by Mark Weimers, BarryNilsson and Trent Forno, Minter Ellison
5pmSoiree Function

Thursday 10 March 2022

TimeStream 1Stream 2
9am Giving feedback that doesn't suck - Georgia Murch, Leading expert in designing feedback culture
9.45amUpdate from WorkCover Queensland - Bruce Watson
10.05amFirst Responder Legislation and the impact for self insurance
10.20amPsychological injury claims – what’s coming and what can be done about it? Sue Freeman, Finity
10.45amMorning Tea
Stream 5 - Vocational AssistanceStream 6 - Psychosocial Hazards
11.15amPharmaceutical aspects of getting injured workers back to work – a wholistic view. Compliance - what's to come for Queensland? – Gareth Davies, Assure
11.45amInteresting presentation coming soonPsychosocial Risk Management tool – when how and why to use it.
12.15pmSuccess Stories of redeployment – Cara Williams, Bolton Clark and Suzi D’Andrea, Vocational RedirectionPsychosocial Risk Management; David Wittingham, Decipher Zone
Stream 7 - Safety and Risk AssessmentStream 8 - Emerging Medical Therapies
1.45pmErgonomic - working in sub optimal environmentsMedicinal Cannabis – Dr Andrew Lingwood, Occphyz
2.15pmPRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and Steroid injections for pain management – Dr Luke Danaher, IMED Radiology
2.45pmAfternoon Tea
3.15pmTravelling - the risks of moving employees around.
3.45pmKeynote presentation - Overcoming adversity - Matthew Ames, quadruple amputee
4.30pmConference Close