Program

Mining Health and Safety Conference Program

2017 downloadable pdf program to come

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4:30-7:00 
Opening Reception - Everyone Welcome! 
Join us in the Solarium for the conference kick-off. Check in early to beat the Wednesday morning rush. There will be appetizers, bar service, and live music. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

7:00-8:30
Breakfast

8:30-8:40 
Conference Opening
Rick Banting, Conference M.C., and WSN Electrical-Mechanical Specialist

8:40-9:00
State of the Industry
Candys Ballanger-Michaud, WSN President and CEO, and Mike Parent, WSN Mining Director

9:00-10:00
This Would Be Funny... If It Wasn't Happening to Me! How to Navigate the Future with Enthusiam and Vigor
Jody Urquhart, Keynote Speaker

10:00-10:30 
Break

10:30-11:15
The Role of Energetic Leadership on the Road to Zero Harm
Alistair Ross, Keynote Speaker

11:15-12:00
Innovators Panel 
Don Duval, NORCAT, Tammy Eger, CROSH, Doug Morrison, CEMI, Marc Lauzier, Goldcorp

12:00-1:00
Lunch

1:00-2:00
2016 International Mine Rescue Competition: Improving Global Best Practice
Ted Hanley, Ontario Mine Rescue General Manager

2:00-3:00
Minds in Mines: On the Surface and Into Great Depths
Dr. Michel Larivière, Clinical Psychologist 

3:15-4:00
The McIntyre Powder Project Intake Clinics 
Janice Martell, Project Founder, JP Mrochek, United Steelworkers Local 6500, Dave Wilken, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, Carol Langevin, Office of the Worker Adviser

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:00-8:30
Breakfast

8:30-12:00
Technical Sessions

12:00-12:35
Awards Luncheon

12:45
Ontario Mining Contractors Safety Association Innovation Awards

1:00
WSN Ontario Workplace Excellence Awards

1:15-2:15
TBA
Mark DeVolder, Keynote Speaker

2:15-2:30
Closing Remarks
Paul Andre, WSN Vice President Prevention Services

Please note, speakers or schedule may be subject to change.

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