National Forum Explores the Changing World of Work
This two-day national event will bring together subject experts, employers, and representatives from labour and governments to share their knowledge and experience around current and emerging health and safety issues.
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will host a two-day national event that will bring together subject experts, workers, employers, and governments to share their knowledge and experience around current and emerging health and safety issues. Forum 2016: The Changing World of Work will take place on February 29 and March 1, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Forum 2016: The Changing World of Work will kick off with opening remarks and welcome by special guest, The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, on Monday, February 29.
Forum highlights will include:
Globally recognized humanitarian advocate and former international president of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders James Orbinski will deliver an keynote on his extensive work in the field that will enlighten and inspire.
Acclaimed work-life balance researcher Dr. Linda Duxbury offers insights on how employers can avoid drowning from the tsunami of demographic change that's taking place in the workforce.
Human and organization performance expert Dr. Todd Conklin will discuss operational learning for safety, exploring a fresh approach to safety management based on new principles that go beyond blame, errors, and strict compliance.
In addition, experts will explore the health and safety implications from the latest findings on sex and gender, climate change, mental health, emotional intelligence and other emerging issues.
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