Event Details

Friday, 26 July, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:30
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


Theatre 30, Building F
Federation University, Mt Helen Campus, University Drive
Mt Helen VIC 3350


AIHS Members - Symposium $145+ GST
AIHS Members - Dinner $65+ GST 

Symposium $165+ GST

Dinner $65+ GST 


Event Organising Body: 
Event Organiser: 
Liz Seawood



We invite you to join us for the 40th Anniversary VIOSH Research Symposium which will be held on 26 July 2019 at Federation University.

From energy models to mental health and well-being - the contemporary and future workplace. This is a great opportunity for attendees to connect with key research and evidence based practice in this significant area.

9.30am - Registration

Geoffrey Blainey Auditorium
Building C | Federation University
Mt Helen Campus | University Drive

6.00pm - Symposium Dinner

The Pub with Two Names
Cnr Mair & Doveton Streets | Ballarat

Keynote address

Mrs Lucinda Brogden | Chair of the National Mental Health Commission

Speakers include:

Professor Wendy Cross | Dean, School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions

Associate Professor Danny Hills | School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions

Dr David Borys* | Independent safety educator & researcher based in the United States. Previously Program Coordinator at VIOSH for 20 years.

Mr Derek Viner* | Responsible for the design, approval and delivery of the VIOSH Graduate Diploma in Occupational Hazard Management at the now FederationUniversity, welcoming the first intake of students in 1979.

Dr John Culvenor | Consulting Engineer, Industrial Ergonomics, Human Factors Engineering and Occupational Health and Safety

Dr Gerard Ayers | OHS & E Manager, C & G Division CFMEU Victorian Branch

Associate Professor Jodi Oakman | Centre or Ergonomics and Human Factors, La Trobe University

Dr Carlyn Muir | Senior Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre

Professor Warren Payne | Executive Director at Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre

Mr Michael Eather | Director High Risk Dangerous Goods Taskforce, WorkSafe Victoria

Ms Tracey Browne | Manager, National WHS and Workers’ Compensation Policy and Membership Services, Australian Industry Group

Mr Graham Dent | Health Safety, Environment Transport Lawyer Principal at FCW Lawyers

* Virtual appearance