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Using Software and Mobile Technology to Manage and Improve HSEQ

In the lead up to the third annual Safety in Action Show, we spoke to Adrian Manessis, Business Development Manager at myosh to gain a better understanding of how software and mobile technology can be implemented into work environments to manage and improve HSEQ. Adrian Manessis will present on Day One at the Safety in…

23 Aug 2017, by Laurien Maerman

Education & Skilling | Leadership & Communication | Technology

Lifting Australia’s innovation performance

For the last two and a half decades Australia has enjoyed sustained economic growth, booming employment and favourable living standards. But in more recent years, the country’s high labour costs have forced many companies to source products and services overseas, leading to a slump in Australian productivity. With increasingly tough competition from developing nations this…

21 Aug 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Occupational Health & Safety

The importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone

More than 3,000,000 Australians experience depression or anxiety and most commonly these are aged between 16 and 64 years – our working years (Heads Up 2014). Margo Lydon, CEO, SuperFriend will be presenting a keynote on the importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone at the upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference. Prior to the event, we reached out…

10 Aug 2017, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication | Occupational Health & Safety

Why should organisations implement a proactive Return to Work program?

In the lead up to the Return to Work Conference we spoke to guest speakers Michele Ghassemi, Regional Workplace Safety & Wellbeing Leader at David Jones and Larissa Meysner, Manager Psychological Services at PeopleSense by Altius. This year, the Return to Work Conference will look into best practice strategies that supports employees through the process…

21 Jul 2017, by Laurien Maerman

Energy & Utilities | Infrastructure | Planning & Design | Social Policy | Technology | Transport & Logistics | Turbines

Ethical innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship – how Tia Kansara is paving the way for a new economy

  The word ‘innovation’ means different things to different people. To many it is synonymous with artificial intelligence, quantum computing, or the automation of roles previously carried out by humans. But for ecosystem designer and founder of Replenish.Earth Ltd, Dr Tia Kansara, the word innovation is more about ethical rather than digital advancement. Dr Kansara…

20 Jul 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

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Planning and Counselling for High Risk Pregnancies: Best to Start Early!

  In the lead up to the 9th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference, we were delighted to talk with Professor Michael Peek, Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist, The Canberra Hospital and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Dean, The Australian National University. Michael will be delivering a keynote address at this year's conference "Planning and Counselling for High Risk…

5 Jul 2017, by Informa Insights

Health & Healthcare

Addressing the challenges of managing the operating theatre

We are delighted to have Mike O’Brien, Chief of Surgery and Director of Urology, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne to present an address with his colleague Jock Lawrie at the 2017 Operating Theatre Management Conference. At Informa Insights,  We had a short interview with Mike prior to the event. INFORMA: In your role as Chief of…

21 Jun 2017, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication | Occupational Health & Safety

Looking into the future of Safety Leadership and Culture

"Health & Safety shouldn’t be seen as an overhead for the business" At the upcoming Safety In Action Conference in Melbourne, Wayne Richards, General Manager Group HSEQ at Transdev will present a case study on how Transdev has reassessed their safety structure and will outline the steps that they plan to take to improve their…

29 May 2017, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication | Other

Getting to know your inner-psychopath – why it’s hard to be good with money

Can we have too much of a good thing? When it comes to money, the answer in the Psychology community is increasingly ‘yes’. Psychologists have amassed considerable evidence for a causal link between money and self-interested behavior. Well-off people are statistically more likely to cheat in a game, less likely to help a passerby and,…

25 May 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Education & Skilling

The importance of STEM in preparing for the fourth industrial revolution

We are on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution and Australia must increase participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects to meet the demands of its evolving job market. Our current education system isn’t converting enough students into modern, high-level professions such as nanotechnology, bio-engineering and computer science – yet these are…

23 May 2017, by Amy Sarcevic
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