Conference at a Glance

The programme may be subject to change.

Orientation day – familiarise yourself with the virtual platform, plan your week, create your personalised conference schedule and set up appointments with exhibitors

National Policy and Future of Work
Emotional Wellbeing and Resilience
Coaching and Coaching Psychology
Working With Health Conditions
Diversity and Inclusion

Employee Engagement and Experience
Employment Law and Policies
Occupational Psychology and
Organisational Behaviour
Creating a Healthy Working Environment
Managing MSDs and Ergonomics

Health Promotion and Behaviour Change
Sickness Absence Management and Presenteeism
Return to Work
Management and Leadership
Mental Health
Safety Behaviour and Culture

Sleep and Fatigue
Emerging Risks and Worker Protection
Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing

Look out for these themes that run through the programmes:

Conference Programme Details

Monday 15 March

Orientation Day

Tuesday 16 March

11:20 – 12.20
Chair: Dr Steven Boorman CBE, Chair, The Council for Work & Health
Work Landscape: COVID and Beyond
Professor Dame Carol Black DBE, Adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and NHS Improvement and Chair, Centre for Ageing Better
DWP Update
Angus Gray, Director, Employers, Health and Inclusive Employment, Policy Group, Department for Work and Pensions
13:20 – 14.20
Rebuilding Employee Trust Post-COVID

Philippa Foster Back CBE, Independent Director, FMSB (Financial Markets Standards Board)

Emerging Technologies – Enhancing the Benefits and Minimising the Risks to Workers

Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

14:40 – 15.40

Inequalities, Climate Change and Health
Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Director, UCL Institute of Health Equity
Supporting the Emerging Generation of Leaders to Create Sustainable Impact

Clover Hogan, Founder, Force of Nature

10.00 – 11.00
Chair: Ann McCracken, Consultant, AMC Consulting and Vice President, ISMA UK
Tackling Financial Wellbeing During the Pandemic
Marcus Read, Director of Financial Education, Close Brothers
Redundancy and Wellbeing – How to Have Conversations
Susan Raftery, Senior Adviser, Acas

11.20 – 12.20

How to Manage Digital Burnout
Nicola Neath, Psychotherapist, University of Leeds, Council for Work & Health and BACP Workplace
The Experience of Tech Abuse in the Workplace and a Call for Digital Safeguarding
Dr Emma Short, Associate Professor in Psychology, De Montfort University

13.20 – 14.20

COVID and Its Impact on Police Wellbeing
Andy Rhodes QPM, Chief Constable, Lancashire Constabulary and National Lead, Oscar Kilo the National Police Well Being Service
PPE for The Mind – Improving Psychological Flexibility and Increasing Personal Resilience

Jo Johnson, Consultant Neuropsychologist, Hampshire Constabulary

14.40 – 15.40

The Silent Sufferers – How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way We Access Healthcare
Dr Chris Morris, Medical Director, HealthHero
Supporting Doctors’ Wellbeing With Integrative Psychotherapy, Coaching and Positive Psychology
Nic Malcomson, Integrative Psychotherapist, Eudemedics and Practitioner Health

16.20 – 17.20

Supporting Employees Experiencing Domestic Abuse

Bertie Tonks, Global Chief People Officer, Collinson
Lorraine O’Brien, CEO, Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse
Susan Bright, Global Managing Partner for Diversity and Inclusion and Responsible Business, Hogan Lovells
Sharon Livermore, Director, Kameo Recruitment
Paul Scully MP, Minister for London and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets)

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Professor Stephen Palmer, President, International Society for Coaching Psychology

The Mindful Brain – A Meeting Place Between Psychology, Neuroscience, Nature and Culture
Professor Arnon Levy, Independent Researcher
How to Embed a Coaching Culture Within Your Organisation – Case Study

Claire Parmenter, Chief Constable, Dyfed Powys Police

11.20 – 12.20
Compassionate Leadership and Coaching in The Face of Complex Challenges Including Climate Emergency

Liz Hall, Senior Practitioner Coach and Mindfulness Teacher and Editor, Coaching at Work

The Power of Nature – Coaching Outdoors
Lesley Roberts, Managing Director and Coach, Coaching Outdoors

13.20 – 14.20

Enhancing Transition Resilience in the Context of COVID-19 Using the INSIGHT Positive Psychology Coaching Framework

Professor Stephen Palmer, Professor of Practice, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Centre for Coaching
Dr Siobhan O’Riordan, Co-Director, Centre of Positive Transitions
Sheila Panchal, Co-Director, Centre for Positive Transitions

How We Can Navigate Bereavement and Complex Grief Through a Coaching Perspective
Lauretta Cundy, Coaching Psychologist, The Grey Space Coaching
14.40 – 15.40
How to Empower Clients and Foster Self-Reliance Instead of Dependence
Ben Dowman, Psychologist, Leadership Consultant, Executive Coach and Author, Real People Consulting & Irrational Coaching



Positive Psychology Coaching
Professor Christian van Nieuwerburgh, Professor of Coaching and Positive Psychology, University of East London
16.20 – 17.20
Improving Supervision in Coaching
Lorenza Clifford, Executive Coach and Coaching Supervisor,
Using Coaching to Support Staff Through Redundancy

Emma Reading, Chartered Psychologist, EROP

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Joy Reymond, Vocational Rehabilitation Association

Lungs at Work: Occupational Lung Disease During and After the Pandemic

Professor Paul Cullinan, Professor in Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease, Honorary Consultant Physician
Dr Johanna Feary, Academic Consultant in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Dr Jo Szram, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Occupational Lung Disease Service Royal Brompton Hospital London, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London

11.20 – 12.20

COVID Vocational Rehabilitation – How to Support Return to Work

Freya Powell, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist,
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Carina Knight, Highly Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist,
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Post Viral Fatigue and COVID-19
– Rehabilitation Programmes With a Focus on Return to Work

Beverly Knops, Specialist Occupational Therapist in Fatigue and Pain, Vitality360
Amanda Mason, Vitality360

13.20 – 14.20

Voice Disorders in Professional Performers
Declan Costello, Consultant ENT Surgeon specialising in voice disorders, Wexham Park Hospital
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Musicians

Fiona Butterworth, Clinical Audiologist, Harley Street Hearing

14.40 – 15.40

Supporting Employees Undergoing IVF – Understanding the Human Experience
Sophie Sulehria, Reporter and Presenter
How to Ensure Menopause Awareness is Embedded in Organisational Culture

Marina Bolton, HR Director, Civil Service
Bernice Allport, Chair of CS Menopause Network, Civil Service

16.20 – 17.20

Cancer Survivors at Work – The Unspoken Truths

Stephen Bevan, Head of HR Research Development, Institute for Employment Studies
Barbara Wilson, CEO, Working with Cancer

Psychosocial Interventions to Reduce Stigma and Anxiety in Long Term Conditions

Dr Anna McCulloch, Principal Clinical Psychologist, All Wales Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service

10.00 – 11.00
Chair: Sandra Kerr CBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community
How to Avoid Race Discrimination in the Workplace
Deborah Scales​, Employment Solicitor, Clarkslegal LLP
Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap Update
Helen Corden, Partner, Pinset Masons LLP

11.20 – 12.20

Diversity and Inclusion in Occupational Health

Dr Sheetal Chavda, Chair, SOM Diversity and Inclusion Group
Emma Persand, Deputy Chair, SOM Diversity and Inclusion Group

Tackling Social Mobility and Health Inequalities
Raffaela Goodby, Chief People Officer, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

13.20 – 14.20

Fairness at Work – Impact on People’s Wellbeing
Professor Binna Kandola OBE, Senior Partner, Pearn Kandola LLP
How to Measure the Impact of Diversity and Inclusion
Mark Lomas, Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, HS2

14.40 – 15.40

Removing Gender-Based Barriers to Employment
Steve Hails, Director of Business Services & HSW, Tideway
Inclusive Recruitment

Emma Symonds, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advisor, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Patricia Spruce, UK & Overseas Recruitment Manager, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Wednesday 17 March

11.20 – 12.20

Chairs: Jo Dodds and Jo Moffatt, Co-Strategy Directors, Engage for Success
Using the Four Enablers to Drive Engagement in a World of Hybrid Workplaces

Jo Moffatt, Managing Director, Woodreed and
Co-Strategy Director, Engage for Success

Putting Values at the Centre of Employee Engagement

Paul Barber, Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman, Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

13.20 – 14.20

Making Work Fun

Catherine Allen, Head of Making People Happy, Ella’s Kitchen

How to Make Work Meaningful and Emotionally Engaging

Dr Ruth Yeoman, Fellow, Kellogg College, University of Oxford

14.40 – 15.40

Getting to the Heart of Employee Engagement… Whether Virtual or in the Office

Scott Gould, Author, The Shape of Engagement

16.20 – 17.20

The Challenges of Engaging a Non-Typical Workforce in the Wellbeing Agenda – A Case Study From The Film and TV Charity

Rachel Hillman, Director of Grants and Programmes, The Film and TV Charity

Improving Employee Engagement with Health and Wellbeing Programmes: Learning From Good Practice

Dr Chris van Stolk, Executive Vice President, RAND Europe

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Andrew Davidson, National Head of Employment and Partner, Hempsons Solicitors
New Immigration Rules and Brexit – What it Means for People Working in the UK or for a UK Employer

Gavin Jones, Head of Immigration, Osborne Clarke LLP

Employment Law Changes After Brexit

Louise Taft, Consultant Solicitor, Jurit LLP and
Co-Chair, Employment Law Association’s Brexit Committee

11.20 – 12.20

The Challenges of COVID-19 – Testing Positive – Potential Employment Issues

Miriam Bruce, Partner, Mayer Brown International LLP

Practical Considerations for Employers Overseeing a Return to the Workplace

Mark Landon, Employment Partner and Head of Client Training, Weightmans LLP

13.20 – 14.20

Redundancy and Job Changes

Jo Broadbent, Counsel Knowledge Lawyer, Hogan Lovells

Family Friendly Issues – Carers Leave

Anna West, Knowledge Counsel, Employment, Travers Smith LLP

14.40 – 15.40

Mental Health in the Workplace – What Employers Need to Know

Andrew Davidson, National Head of Employment and Partner, Hempsons Solicitors

Differentiating Between Mental Ill Health and Disciplinary or Performance Issues

Gemma Woodhouse, Partner, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

16.20 – 17.20

Menopause – How to Manage Employees

Paula Rome, Partner, Julian Taylor Solicitors

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Professor Kevin Daniels, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, University of East Anglia, British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology
Laughter is the Best Medicine

Professor Tim Marsh, Managing Director, Anker and Marsh


Interview with Steve Royle, Comedian and Finalist, Britain’s Got Talent

11.20 – 12.20

Authentic and Compassionate Leadership in Mental Health Awareness

Peter J Kelly, Senior Psychologist, HSE Health and Safety Executive

Managing the Emotional Impact of Redundancy – A Good Practice Approach

Sharon De Mascia, Director, Cognoscenti Business Psychologists
Maria Cearns, Managing Director, HR and Retail Products, Cooperative Bank

13.20 – 14.20

Occupational Psychology Contributions to Managing
Long-COVID in the Workplace
Karen Royle, Occupational Psychologist, Thrive Hive Collective Georgina Wong, Occupational Psychologist, Thrive Hive Collective
How to Build a Work Community that Reduces Loneliness

Dr Rachel Lewis, Occupational Psychologist and Director, Affinity Health at Work and Birkbeck, University of London

14.40 – 15.40

The Psychological Impact of Virtual Communication
Dr Almuth McDowall, Professor of Organisational Psychology, Birkbeck University of London

16.20 – 17.20

The Future Wellbeing of

Carole Watling, Occupational Psychologist

How Can We Address the Wellbeing Needs of Post Millennials/GenZ in Today’s World of Work? Shaping the Future

Hannah Courtney-Bennett, Careers Psychologist and Careers Development Practitioner, Talent & Career

10.00 – 11.00
Chair: Richard Kauntze, Chief Executive, British Council for Offices
Trends in Creating Workplaces that Enhance Health and Wellbeing

Nathan Millar, Sustainability Principal, Elementa Consulting

Designing Environments for Mental Wellbeing and Neurodiversity

Jean Hewitt, Senior Inclusive Design Consultant and Trainer, Burohappold Engineering and Senior Honorary Lecturer, UCL

11.20 – 12.20

Ensuring Your Office Design is Disability and Inclusive Friendly

Julie Fleck OBE, Strategic Access and Inclusive Design Adviser, London

13.20 – 14.20

Improving Individual and Organisational Productivity through Workplace Design

Lizi Greenhill, Associate, Currie & Brown

Reinventing Agile Working Post COVID

Michelle Wilkie, Director, tp bennett

14.40 – 15.40

Creating Europe’s First WELL Building

Alan Fogarty, Partner, Cundall

The Journey to Net Zero Workplaces

Richard Batten, Global Chief Sustainability Officer, JLL

9.30 – 11.00

Chairs: Ashley James, Committee Membe, ACPOHE Professor Peter Buckle, Principal Research Fellow, Imperial College London
Delivering NICE Advice – Simple, Effective and Efficient Self-Care for People with Back, Knee and/or Joint Pain in the Workplace

Professor Michael Hurley, Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, St George’s University of London and Health Innovation Network

Translating the Latest Research in the Treatment of Lower Back Pain

Professor Peter O’Sullivan, School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Shenton Park, Western Australia

How to Lower the Risk of Musculoskeletal Pain for Home Workers: Essential Guidance and Tips

Matt Birtles, Principal Ergonomist, Human Factors Team, HSE, Health and Safety Executive

11.20 – 12.20

Recovering From COVID-19: Return to Work Guidance

Nicola Suckley, Clinical Director, Working To Wellbeing and Vice Chair, ACPOHE
Katherine Roberts, Managing Director, Working Health and Education Officer, ACPOHE

Supporting Employees with

Dr Julie Denning, Managing Director, Working to Wellbeing
Nicola Suckley, Clinical Director, Working To Wellbeing

13.20 – 14.20
Proactive Musculoskeletal Risk, Presenteeism and Absence Management at National Grid

Cabella Lowe, Professional Head of Musculoskeletal Health, Optima Health
Anna Rowland, Physical Wellbeing Specialist, Safety, Health and Sustainability, National Grid

Managing MSDs in the Transport Industry

Angela Webster, Head of Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal Health, Transport for London

14.40 – 15.40

Ergonomics in the Workplace: Does a Participatory Approach Actually Work for Preventing MSK Disorders? Results of a Recent Review

Professor Peter Buckle, Principal Research Fellow, Imperial College London

Ergonomic Assessment Using a Biopsychosocial Approach

Sarah Tyreman, Occupational Therapist, MoD
Joanne Lass, Occupational Therapist, MoD

16.20 – 17.20

Occupational Exoskeletons and MSD Prevention

Dr Maury A Nussbaum, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), Virginia Tech

Body and Hazard Mapping in the Identification and Prevention of MSDs
Sarah Copsey, Project Manager, European Agency for Safety and Health – EU – OSHA

Thursday 18 March

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Dr Steven Boorman CBE, Chair, The Council for Work & Health

Embracing Wellbeing – How to Shift Employee Mindsets

Juilitta Sofat Barata, People Strategy Manager and Wellbeing Lead, Nationwide Building Society

The Silent Sufferers – How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way We Access Healthcare
Dr Chris Morris, Medical Director, HealthHero

11.20 – 12.20

Care Empowering Care: Improving the Wellbeing of Junior Doctors

Dr Mike Blaber, Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine and Wellbeing Lead for Junior Doctors, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Lecturer in Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham

Self-Care for Healthcare Workers in a COVID-19 Era
Neil Loach, President, iOH and Senior Lecturer in Postgraduate Healthcare, Pathway Lead for Occupational Health, University of Derby

13.20 – 14.20

Learning From Sport – Tackling Men’s Mental Fitness and Wellbeing

Chris Rostron, Head, Rugby League Cares
Emma Goldsmith, Head of Community/Grants Programme, Rugby League Cares

Most Wellbeing Programmes Don’t Work – So What Should You Measure?

Bruce Greenhalgh, Head of Wellbeing, BT

14.40 – 15.40

Supporting Nutrition and Wellbeing in Home Workers
Sue Baic, Work Ready Dietitian, The British Dietetic Association (BDA)
Cookery Demonstration: Using Food as Fuel to Boost Employee Wellbeing and Productivity Levels. Measuring the Impact…

Liz Forte, Health & Wellness Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland
Ryan Holmes, Culinary Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland

16.20 – 17.20

Singing for Wellbeing – a Live Singing Tutorial

Craig Lees, Conductor, The Workplace Choir

10.00 – 11.00

Managing the Challenge of Workforce Presenteeism in the COVID-19 Crisis

Dr Chris van Stolk, Executive Vice President, RAND Europe

What Employers Can Learn About Presenteeism – Case Studies

Dr Gail Kinman, Visiting Professor of Occupational Health Psychology, Birkbeck University of London

11.20 – 12.20

The Big Debate:
The Burden of Long-COVID to the Future of Work

Chair: Dr Robin Cordell, Consultant Occupational Physician, Council for Work and Health

Dr Rob H Hampton, GP and Occupational Physician

Dr Steven Nimmo, Director of Assessment, Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Genevieve Smyth,
Professional Adviser, Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Nicola Suckley, Vice Chair, ACPOHE
13.20 – 14.20
Chair: Deborah Edwards, Chair, Vocational Rehabilitation Association
How to Identify and Overcome Obstacles to Recovery and Return to Work

Cindy Gaimster, Occupational Health Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Specialist and Senior Lecturer, The University of Brighton

Tackling the Challenge of Persistent Pain

Dr Devdeep Ahuja, Director of Innovation, RTW Plus
Deborah Edwards, CEO, RTW Plus

14.40 – 15.40
Job Demand Analysis and the British Army

Anna Williams, Occupational Therapist, MoD
Fatima Catarro, Occupational Therapists, MoD

Thriving at Work: Using the IGLOO Model to Support Vocational Rehabilitation Following Mental Ill-Health Absence

Dr Jo Yarker, Director, Affinity Health at Work

16.20 – 17.20

COVID Vocational Rehabilitation – How to Support Return to Work

Freya Powell, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist,
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Carina Knight, Highly Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Brain Injury: 
How Can We Get VR Right?

Dr Andy Tyerman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
Gillian Gorry, Associate Clinical Case Manager and Independent Occupational Therapist, AKA Case Management

10.00 – 11.00
Chair: Dr Anne de Bono, President, Faculty of Occupational Medicine
What Makes Good Leadership and What Does it Mean for People’s Health

Dr Robin Cordell, Consultant Occupational Physician and Chairman, Cordell Health

Leadership in Challenging Times

Dr Justin Varney, Director of Public Health, Birmingham City Council

11.20 – 12.20

Remote Healthcare Services in an Increasingly Remote World – Overcoming Challenges During the Pandemic and Beyond
Justin Jones, Professional Head of Physiology and Clinical Development Lead, Nuffield Health
Measure What You Treasure – How to Measure Workplace Wellbeing and Gain Valuable Insights

Eileen Donnelly, Business & Wellbeing Lead, What Works Centre for Wellbeing

13.20 – 14.20

Interview with Professor Dame Carol Black DBE: A Journey through Health and Wellbeing at Work

Professor Dame Carol Black DBE, Adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and NHS Improvement and Chair, Centre for Ageing Better

COVID-19 and Risk – Balancing Risks to Health, Economy and Society

Professor Anne Harriss, President, Society of Occupational Medicine

14.40 – 15.40

OH Records, The Data Protection Act and the Common Law of Confidentiality

Professor Diana Kloss MBE, Barrister, St John’s Buildings and Honorary President, The Council For Work & Health

16.20 – 17.20

Have Workers Been Let Down During Pandemics and What Needs to Change

Professor Raymond Agius, Deputy Chair, Occupational Medicine Committee, BMA and Emeritus Professor of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, The University of Manchester

How Government Leaders Communicate During Crisis and What We Can Learn

Jo Clift, Consultant and Coach, Jo Clift Consulting

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Ann McCracken, Consultant, AMC Consulting and Vice President, ISMA UK

Supporting the Mental Health of BAME Employees in the Workplace

Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of Culture and Wellbeing, MHFA England

Overcoming Anxiety and Stress in a Professional World

Richard Martin, Director, Byrne Dean

11.20 – 12.20

Occupations Most at Risk of Suicide and Why – Latest Evidence

Dr Emma Donaldson-Feilder, Occupational Psychologist, Affinity Health at Work and Member, WHEC Health and Safety Executive’s Workplace Health Expert Committee

Supporting Young People’s Mental Health in the Workplace

Joanna Place, Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England
Anastasia Vinnikova, Wellbeing Lead, Bank of England

13.20 – 14.20

Delivering Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Via Video Consultations in Relation to Psychological Trauma

Andrew Kinder, Professional Head of Mental Health Services, Optima Health

Digital Disruption: COVID-19 and the Changing Face of Therapy

Kris Ambler, Workforce Lead, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

14.40 – 15.40

How Mental Health Can be Supported in High Stress Working Environments

Martin Short, Head of Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion, Defence Intelligence (MoD)

From Afghanistan to Invictus Games: Overcoming Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Michelle Partington, Founder, Mentis Training and Consultancy

16.20 – 17.20

Interview: The Art of Sharing Stories

Ruby Wax OBE, Founder, Frazzled Cafe

11.20 – 12.20

Psychological Impacts of the New Normal

Richard Scaife, Director, The Keil Centre
Dr Chiara Amati, Occupational Psychologist, The Keil Centre

Interview with HSE’s Chair, Sarah Newton

Sarah Newton, Chair, HSE, Health and Safety Executive

13.20 – 14.20

Mind Your Own Business! 5 Things That Cause a Significant and Sustainable Change in Safety Culture and Performance

Professor Andrew Sharman, Managing Partner, RMS and President, IOSH

They Just Don’t Do What They’re Told – How to Achieve Health and Safety Culture Excellence

Phoebe Smith, Principal Human Factors Specialist, HSE Health and Safety Executive

14.40 – 15.40

Returning to Work After COVID-19 – Managing the Risk

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, Solicitor and Director, Turnstone Law

Peer Support in Safety Critical Industries – The Aviation Sector Experience

Aedrian Bekker, Aviation Clinical Psychologist, Centre for Aviation Psychology
Professor Rob Bor, Aviation Clinical Psychologist, Centre for Aviation Psychology

16.20 – 17.20

Building Employee Trust in Health and Safety

Liz Groundland, Head of SHEQ, Seddon Construction

A Culture of Swans and Elephants:
An Integrated and Diverse Society
Dr Sarah Gordon, CEO, Satarla Risk Management

Friday 19 March

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Professor Vicki Culpin, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Hult International Business School

Enabling Employees With Sleep Apnoea to Work Well

Dr Himender Makker, Consultant Physician in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, University College London Hospital

Assessing Fitness to Drive for Employees with Sleep Conditions

Dr Iñigo Perez, Medical Adviser, DVLA

11.20 – 12.20

Sleep Disorders and Fatigue Risk Management – Redesigning Work Patterns

Dr Rikard Moen, Chief Medical Officer, Optima Health

Managing Sleep During Shiftwork

Professor Colin A Espie, Professor of Sleep Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi)

13.20 – 14.20

Sleep and Resilience in Challenging Times

Professor Vicki Culpin, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Hult International Business School

Coaching to Improve Sleep – What We Can Learn from the World of Sport

Nick Littlehales, Sports Sleep Coach

14.40 – 15.40

Sleep on It! How to Get the Best Night’s Sleep Ever

Professor Andrew Sharman, Managing Partner, RMS and Chairman, Institute of Leadership & Management
Hari Kalymnios, Senior Partner, RMS

10.00 – 11.00

Chair: Fran Goble, Relationship Manager, enei
‘Can Do’ Disability – Becoming a Responsible Employer

Loraine Martins OBE, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Network Rail

11.20 – 12.20

Empowering Line Managers to Become Neurodiversity Smart

Nicola James, Founder, Lexxic

How to Achieve Systemic Inclusion for Neurodiverse Employees

Dr Nancy Doyle, CEO and Founder, Genius Within CIC

13.20 – 14.20

Growing Neurodiversity Within the Cyber Sector

Dr Sam Healy, Group Director Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, QinetiQ Group

Embedding Digital Inclusion into Your Workforce

Michael Vermeersch, Digital Inclusion Lead, Microsoft

14.40 – 15.40

How to Be Good at Recruiting and Employing Autistic People

Ian Iceton, Consultant, Mint & Lavender

Supporting Young People With Autism and Learning Difficulties in the Workplace

Claire Cookson, Chief Executive Officer, DFN Project SEARCH and DFN Foundation

16.20 – 17.20

Overcoming Barriers to ADHD

Dan Maudsley, Broadcaster, BBC Radio 5 Live

How to Have Honest Conversations About Dyslexia

Suzanne Edmond, Director, Group Communications, Department for Transport

10.00 – 11.00

The Colt Interview: Future Perspectives on COVID and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases

Professor Neil Ferguson, Imperial College London
Interviewed by Sir Anthony Newman Taylor, Chair, The Colt Foundation

11.20 – 12.20

How to Assess Worker Vulnerability to COVID

Professor David Coggon, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Southampton and The Colt Foundation

PPE for Occupational Health in the Time of COVID-19

Christine Poulter, Honorary Strategic Clinical Adviser, Society of Occupational Medicine

13.20 – 14.20

Emerging Risks in a Digital World

Dr Sam Bradbrook, Senior Scientist, HSE Foresight Centre, HSE, Health and Safety Executive

Healthier Highways on the M25 – Preventing Work-Related Ill-Health in Highways Construction, Renewal and Maintenance

Steve Perkins, Managing Director, Steve Perkins Associates

14.40 – 15.40

Current Trends and Emerging Risks in Biological and Environmental Monitoring
Kate Jones, Team Leader, Biological Monitoring, Science and Research Centre HSE, Health and Safety Executive
Managing the Risks of Workplace Carcinogens

Alison Margary, Chartered Occupational Hygienist, Margary Wade and President Elect, BOHS

16.20 – 17.20

COVID-19 – Travel Advisories and Traveller Risk

Dr Dipti Patel, Director, National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNac)

10.00 – 11.00

COVID-19 and Mental Health
– Strategies to Maximise Wellbeing and Productivity
Lisa Greer, Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist, NHS Lanarkshire
Preventing PTSD in Healthcare Workers – Early Interventions
Dr Jo Billings, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor, UCL Division of Psychiatry

11.20 – 12.20

Thriving in the ‘New Normal’
– Adapting to New Ways of Working

Richard Holmes, Director of Wellbeing, Westfield Health
Rebuilding Workforce Resilience Post-COVID
Dr Robyn Vesey, Organisational Consultant and Director of Executive Coaching Programme, Tavistock Consulting

13.20 – 14.20

Moral Injury
– What It Is And What to Do About It
Professor Neil Greenberg, Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London and Director, March on Stress
Creating a Culture of Kindness and Compassion at Work
Dr Shaun Davis, Global Director of Compliance & Sustainability (Safety, Health, Wellbeing, Security, Compliance), Royal Mail

14.40 – 15.40

Normalising the Language Around Mental Health

Brendan Street, Clinical Lead, Emotional Wellbeing, Nuffield Health

Building Head Teacher Resilience in Challenging Times
Professor Jonathan Glazzard, Professor of Teacher Education, Edge Hill University

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