7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit Agenda

The 7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit will be hosted in partnership with Monash University in the culturally vibrant city of Melbourne on 31st October – 1st November 2019. View our summit agenda below and visit out summit page to find out more.

Summit Agenda

30th October

9:00–13:00  4th Roundtable of the Global Alliance for Healthy Workplaces (invitation only)

13:00  Lunch for Roundtable participants

Capacity Building Seminar on How to Create a Healthy Workplace

13:30-13:45  Opening Statement: Alberto Ogata (President, IAWHP) & GCHW

13:45-15:00  Making the business case – Leading by example: Lessons learned from Global Healthy Workplace Awards winners
Vicki Ashton, Monash University
Lee Mason, Jemena
Jane Gardner, Lendlease

15:00-15:30  Break

15:30-16:00  Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance
Craig Hassed & Richard Chambers, Monash University

16:00-17:00  Practitioners Roundtable: 5 roundtables with experts / facilitators with two 30-min sessions (participants rotate after first session):
1. Physical work environment
2. Psychosocial work environment
3. Personal Health & Wellbeing
4. Enterprise-Community Involvement
5. Evaluation & Continuous Improvement

17:00  Group Reports & Discussion

17:30  Closing

31st October

7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards & Summit

8.00  Registration

9:00  Opening / Welcome
Federal or State Health Minister
Vice Chancellor Monash University

9:30  Keynote Address:
Investing in Human Capital for Sustainable Growth
Aparnaa Somanathan, World Bank

The New Zealand Living Standards Framework – Focusing on Wellbeing
Ruth Shinoda, New Zealand Treasury

10:15  Break

10:45  Cultivating Mentally Healthy Workplaces Globally
Mark Pittman, Allianz, Australia
Patricio Marquez, World Bank, USA
Raymond Lam, APEC Mental Health, Canada tbc

12.15  Creating Healthy Workplaces in Brazil
Eloir Simm, Associação Brasileira de Qualidade de Vida, Brazil

12:45  Recognition of Organization’s Certified as “Healthy Workplace”

13:00  Lunch

14:00  How Well Do Healthy Workplace Programs Work – The Evidence
Nico Pronk, HealthPartners Institute, USA

15:00  Break

15:30  Maximizing Employee Performance in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
Kris de Meester, International Organisation of Employers, Belgium
Simon Lim, Health Promotion Board Singapore tbc
Jennifer Low, Australian Chambers of Commerce & Industry

17:00  Summary of Day One & Close

1st November

9:00   Awards Finalist Presentations – Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Finalists to be announced in July 2019

10:30  Break

11:00 Awards Finalist Presentations – Large Enterprises
Finalists to be announced in July 2019

12:30  Future Activities of the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces

12:50  Global Awards Ceremony 2019 Winners

Followed by Closing Reception Celebrating the 2019 Winners & Finalists

Updated June 2019. Most up-to-date agenda can be found here.

To find out more about the global summit and to book your ticket visit: https://www.globalhealthyworkplace.org/event/7th-global-healthy-workplace-summit-melbourne-2019/

Sponsors and Partners

7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit Sponsors and Partners

7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit Sponsors and Partners

7th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit Sponsors and Partners

Sponsorship Opportunities
The Awards & Summit provides the ideal platform to showcase your brand to a highly engaged and influential audience. For sponsorship opportunities, email us today: info@globalhealthyworkplace.org

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