WITH 15 CASE STUDIES + OVER 25 MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPERTS

Focusing on supporting HR professionals with effective strategies to manage employee mental health and wellbeing, the 4th annual Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing Australia conference (Sydney27-29 May 2019) will cover how to integrate programs into broader corporate initiatives, with a focus on prevention and intervention.  
 
This conference is now recognised as one of the signature events in the workplace mental health space and was created in close partnership with our speakers to respond to the challenge of building mental resilience across a diverse range of public and enterprise organisations.

In 2018 we welcomed over 120 attendees from organisations across Australia and the event is set to be even bigger this year. Join us as we bring mental health and mental resilience together to develop holistic approaches to mental health that speaks to the individual.
 
KEY THEMES
  • Integrating mental health and wellness into broader corporate health and wellness programs 
  • Building mental resilience 
  • Tackling stigmas around mental health 
  • Enabling disclosure at work 
  • Engaging prevention and early intervention tactics 
  • Reducing triggers relating to stress and anxiety at work 
  • Educating managers in dealing with mental health issues 
  • Knowing metrics and return on investment for mental wellness initiatives 
  • Evaluating the impact and effectiveness of EAPs 
 
OVER 25 SPEAKERS, INCLUDING SESSIONS FROM
  • Lucinda Brogden, Chair & Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission
  • Libby Roberts, Vice President, ARPA NSW
  • Rachel Clements, Director of Psychological Services, Centre for Corporate Health 
  • Alexandra Rowe, Assistant State Inspector - Psychosocial Services Team, SafeWork NSW 
  • Dr Jennifer Bowers, CEO, Rural & Remote Mental Health 
 
AND PARTICIPATION FROM
 
 
See the full speaker line-up here.
 

Put your learnings into practice by attending the post-conference workshop (29 May 2019) with expert Ingrid Ozols:
 
"Managing Mental Health in the Workplace". Select tab 3 on our agenda page for the details.

 
Using prior experience and story-telling, this interactive one-day workshop will harness adult learning principles to benchmark mental health in the workplace – covering thinking, frameworks and practical techniques. Key areas of focus will be common mental health issues, suicide prevention, case study review and self-care for developing a mental-health-friendly environment at work.
 

Top Speakers at this Conference

Libby Roberts

Vice President

ARPA NSW

Rachel Clements

Director of Psychological Services

Centre for Corporate Health

Alexandra Rowe

Assistant State Inspector - Psychosocial Services Team

SafeWork NSW

Dr Jennifer Bowers

CEO

Rural & Remote Mental Health

Wade Needham

Head of Safety, Environment & Wellbeing

Serco

Robert Willmett

Branch Manager, Employer Mobilisation - Delivery & Engagement

Department of Jobs & Small Business

Emily Jallat

Director, Australian Defence Force Centre for Mental Health

Department of Defence

Lucinda Brogden

Chair & Commissioner

National Mental Health Commission

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Partners

Endorsing Partners

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Why Attend

  • Identify the primary mental health concerns for your organisation
  • Improve and benchmark current workplace mental health and wellness schemes
  • Develop holistic approaches for handling mental health concerns in the workplace
  • Create bespoke solutions to the needs of individual employees and industry sectors
  • Communicate mental health needs to management and employees
  • Challenge and overcome stigma related to mental health
  • Promote mental resilience across your organisation
  • Measure the success of your wellness and wellbeing initiatives 
 
 

Who Should Attend

  • Health & Wellbeing Manager
  • Health & Safety Managers and Advisors
  • Heads of People & Culture
  • Workplace Relations Managers and Advisors
  • Organisational Development Heads and Managers
  • Capability & Culture Managers
  • HR Directors and Managers
  • Injury Management Specialists
  • Rehabilitation and Return To Work Managers
  • Heads of Operations 
 

Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2019 Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing conference will be the fourth in a long history of proven success in mental health awareness. The event will run alongside our other flagship event, the 4th annual Workplace Inclusion & Diversity conference and will draw in over 150 people across both conferences. 

Previous sponsors/partners include: 
  • Black Dog Institute 
  • SafeWork NSW 
  • Optum 
  • WayAhead Workplaces 
  • Bodycare Workplace Solutions 
  • Other membership organisations and media partners 
Attendees will be looking for solutions in: 
  • Workplace wellness solution providers and workshop leaders 
  • EAPs and ongoing mental health support services in the workplace 
  • Out-of-organisation mental health resources and health professionals 
  • Insurance providers for mental illness and injury claims 
  • Private disclosure and early intervention services
Interested in showcasing thought leadership and innovative solutions? Contact info@aventedge.com or call +61 02 9188 8950. 

Testimonials from Last Year's Conference

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Venue

Hilton Sydney
Conference:
 Level 2 - Rooms 5 & 6 
Workshop(s): Level 1 - Meeting Room 2

Address: 488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

A central location meets great hotel amenities at the Hilton Sydney hotel. Situated in the heart of Sydney, our hotel offers easy access to all of the city's favorite attractions including Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbor and Bondi Beach. Inside the hotel is a range of amazing features for you to enjoy, from award-winning restaurants and modern guest rooms to the latest facilities including the Alysium Spa and the fitness center.


W: www.hilton.com/Hotels/Sydney‎
E: sydney@hilton.com
T: (02) 9266 2000

 
Accommodation:  For a 10% discount on accommodation at Hilton Sydney, please use this link. Alternatively, please call 02 9265 6046, and quote the group code ‘GDYAV’ when booking.
 
Parking: Hotel parking is available at Secure Parking located beneath Hilton Sydney (entry via 255 Pitt Street) for a function rate of $58.50 per 24 hour period. A valet service is also available at a rate of $83.00 per 24 hour period.