TORONTO, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ -
|WHAT:|| Partners in Prevention 2013 Health & Safety Conference & Tade Show is Canada's
largest health and safety event, annually playing host to over 4,500 leading health and
safety experts and delegates.
|WHEN:||April 30 to May 1, 2013|
|WHERE:||The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario|
|WHY:|| Addressing a broad range of issues - from the recent adoption of mental health
standards to the economic burden of healthcare costs to the impact of technology in the
workplace, this year's event features over 60 sessions & work shops.
|WHO:||April 30, 2013 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
| 8:00 A.M. Conference Opening & Keynote - The monumental shift: an in-depth look into
the future of Canada, technology and the changing workforce with Leonard Brody,
Business and Technology Visionary.
| 10:00 A.M. View from the Top - Provocative conversations: Claude Bigras, President &
CEO of GDI; Greg Nordal, President & CEO, Nelson Education; Saajid Khan, President &
CEO, Compass Group Canada; and Jane Riddell, COO, Goodlife Canada.
|2:00 P.M. Managing workplace health to reduce health care and economic costs -|
| Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of The Conference Board of
Canada will address the impact of workplace health on our economy and on the
sustainability of our current health care system.
|May 1, 2013 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
| 8:00 A.M. Brave new world of mental health - Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic
Champion will talk about overcoming obstacles to achieve the Olympic dream.
| 12:15 P.M. Work-Life Balance - Rhetoric versus Reality - Linda Duxbury, Professor,
Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, will address the need for a new
approach to manage employee absenteeism, which costs the Canadian economy over
$4 billion each year in lost time.
For more information: www.PartnersinPreventionConference.com
SOURCE: Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
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