Conference Program

Below is the preliminary program for the 2023 Mining Health and Safety Conference. Speakers and session times may be subject to change.
As the premiere mining health and safety event in Canada, the conference will be livestreamed, and made available for viewing around the globe. Please click here to register.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Opening Reception
Solarium, Holiday Inn
Join us in the Solarium for the conference kick-off. Check in early to beat the Wednesday morning rush. There will be appetizers, a bar service, and live music.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
Conference Welcome

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
State of the Industry
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Innovating with Trust
Dr. Rumeet Billan, Leadership, Emotional Resilience and Mental Health Expert
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Health Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
A 40-Year History of Safety Shares
Roy Slack, Director of Cementation Americas and Torex Gold Resources
11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Break
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Industry Panel: Reconnecting on the Evolution of Mining Safety
Don Duval, NORCAT, Frank Demers, Vale, Keith Hanson, Lifemark Health Group, Samantha Espley, Stantec
Moderator: Derek Budge, Redpath
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Mental Health: Finding Your Voice
How to stop suffering in silence and create an attitude of resilience
Allan Kehler, Mental Health Advocate
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Information Exchange Trade Show

Thursday, April 20, 2023

8:00 – 12:20 p.m.
Technical sessions 
12:20 – 1:15 p.m.
Awards luncheon  
1:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association awards 
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
The Success-Energy Equation
How to regain focus, recharge your life, and really get sh*t done
Michelle Cederberg, Change, Health and Productivity Expert
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Closing remarks  
For conference inquires, please contact Gaby Lemon, Events Specialist or call 705-677-5367.
Keynote sponsor
Keynote sponsor RedpathPlatinum sponsors

Platinum sponsor - Accutron    Platinum sponsor - Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals   Provix - Platinum sponsor   Platinum sponsor - Topvu  

Gold sponsors

ESA - Gold sponsor     Major Drilling - Gold sponsor     Sofvie - Gold sponsor    Glencore logo    Technica LogoVale logo

Silver sponsors
Alex MacIntyre logo    Cementation Logo    Conformit logo  Impala logo    KGHM logo    WSIB Logo