4th Annual Fall Conference
Your Steering Committee has finalized an exciting program for our Fall Conference to culminate our 2019 focus on Mental Health in the Workplace.
Registration is now open! Please click the following link to register – https://nshs-charter-2019fallconference.eventbrite.ca
For a copy of the agenda please click here.
- Please note that the price per category includes two registrants, please pick quantity as 1, as this price reflects both registrants and you will be asked for both registrants names later in the process. For more than 2 registrants per organization, please also select the additional registrants category to add more registrants from your organization.
October 16, 2019
Pier 21, Halifax, NS
8:15 am – 2:00 pm
- Dr. Erika Sabbath of Harvard University Center for Work, Health and Wellbeing
- Katherine Faichnie, Director of Human Resources, IBM Canada
- Jacques Dube, Chief Administration Officer, Halifax Regional Municipality
- Gerry Post, Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Accessibility Directorate
- Rick Dunlop, Partner, Stewart McKelvey
- Brad Doell, Vice President Procurement, Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
- Dion Dooley, OH&S Manager, East Coast Mobile Medical
Opening Session – “Why Workplace Mental Health Matters”
Dr. Sabbath will lead this Plenary Session which will discuss:
- Factors that contribute to employee mental health at multiple levels; and
- What makes a successful (or unsuccessful) mental wellness program
Breakout 1 – “How to Move Forward”
Dr. Sabbath and a Panel of Senior Leaders will lead a participatory discussion of mental health issues CEOs have encountered and look at root causes rather than symptoms.
Breakout 2 – “Emerging Health & Safety Issues”
Topics will include:
- Accessibility Act and Implications for Workplaces
- Cannabis Legalization – One Year Later
- Criminal Code Liability
- Workplace Harassment
A reminder that all Senior Leader Signatories have made the commitment (where possible) to attend our Annual Fall Conference and the registration cost covers two attendees.
2019 Steering Committee