You nailed it! Presentation & Media Skills Workshop ($700 member / $800 non-member)
We all admire and envy those who can deliver a great presentation! This interactive workshop, delivered by actor team Imogene and Christoph Hewitt from Resonant Integrity, will introduce skills and techniques to help you create and deliver impactful and inspiring presentations, whether to your work team or an audience of 100. Content will include: contextualisation, emotional intelligence, engaging the audience, staying on topic, as well as performance tips and multiple approaches to concept presentation. It will also specifically address the challenges of communicating with the media, with strategies to ensure clarity of message so that you optimise impact and reduce risk.
Audiometry Skills Workshop ($300 member / $400 non-member)
Audiometry is a core component of occupational health practice, yet accuracy and quality of tests can be influenced by numerous factors. This full-day workshop, delivered by Glenn Johnson from The Hearing Company, provides hands-on training in the basic skills required to conduct accurate hearing tests, manage clients and act on results. It includes a course manual and use of practice equipment, as well as case discussion. Ideal for those looking for basic training or a useful refresher and reminder of the factors to be managed in providing quality audiometry testing.
Worksite visits – 4 visits in the afternoon
Full Registration delegates will have three separate opportunities to attend site visits across Launceston - on Thursday afternoon, Friday morning and Friday afternoon. The Friday visits are also available to Day Registrants. Visits to local agricultural, industrial, medical and educational work sites will provide insight into the varying nature of work and the issues facing employers, employees and health professionals. Further details will be available shortly and delegates will have an opportunity to select their preferred site visits before attending the conference.See details below – included in Full Registration, not available for Day Registration
The Peppers Silo Hotel will host the Welcome Reception on Thursday evening, where guests will enjoy innovative cuisine incorporating fresh Tasmanian ingredients and a selection of local wines. The Welcome Reception is included in Full Registration, and may be purchased separately for Day Registrants and guests / partners.
Friday 20 March
A popular feature of the ASM, the CPR skills update provides delegates with an opportunity to meet their certification requirements. In line with the specifications for HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, the course will cover: response to an emergency situation, performance of CPR procedures, communication of details of the incident, and administering defibrillation.
Worksite visits – 4 visits in the morning & afternoon
Full Registration delegates will have three separate opportunities to attend site visits across Launceston - on Thursday afternoon, Friday morning and Friday afternoon. The Friday visits are also available to Day Registrants. Visits to local agricultural, industrial, medical and educational work sites will provide insight into the varying nature of work and the issues facing employers, employees and health professionals. Further details will be available shortly and delegates will have an opportunity to select their preferred site visits before attending the conference.See details above.
Josef Chromy Wines provides a spectacular setting for the main Conference Dinner, located on a 61 hectare vineyard estate just south of Launceston. Josef and his team combine attentive service, quality produce and careful attention to detail, guaranteeing a night to remember.
Saturday 21 March
Following a free morning to explore Launceston, a full afternoon of technical presentations will be provided alongside a comprehensive sponsor exhibition. Two parallel sessions will optimise your opportunities to enjoy an array of topical presentations.
• Occupational rehabilitation & chronic pain
• The assessment and prevention of thermal injuries
• Medicinal marijuana – implications for the workplace
• The new (draft) radiofrequency exposure standard
• Determinants of mental stress and dysfunction among sports people
• The AFOEM Trainee experience
• The national legislative requirements for occupational audiometry
• Data as a driver for changes in the workplace
• Cases in maritime health and safety
• Cyber security
• Health & wellness in blue collar workers – what works – what doen’t – where to from here?
ANZSOM is pleased to announce the following speakers at the ASM2020 in Launceston:
Associate Professor Terry Hannan, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania
Professor Tim Driscoll, Professor of Epidemiology and Occupational Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
Dr Barry Gilbert, Public Health Physician
Marcus Burston, Exercise Physiologist
Dr Bruce Hocking, Occupational and Environmental Physician
Dr Angus Forbes, Occupational Physician
Dr Clive Sher, Occupational Health Consultant
Dr Maurice Harden, Occupational and Environmental Physician
Dr Carlin White, Occupational Physician Registrar
Dr Thea Leman, Occupational Physician Registrar
Glenn Johnson, Audiologist
Claire Ebstein Wellness Consultant
and more to be announced
Sunday 22 March
The technical program continues with a full morning of in-depth presentations and discussion around three important topics:
• Audiological prostheses – options and considerations for work fitness
• Regulatory failure – what have recent exposure events taught us?
• The role of exercise physiology in occupational rehabilitation & injury prevention (case studies)
Lunch – CONFERENCE WRAP
Finishing off the conference in style, a final day lunch will be provided to delegates while the conference organises announce the wrap and prizes awarded.
Social Events & Partner Activities
The social program provides an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues:
Welcome Reception, Thursday 19 March, Peppers Silo Hotel
Conference Dinner, Friday 20 March, Josef Chromy Winery
‘Surprise Launceston’, Saturday 21 March
The Welcome Reception and ‘Surprising Launceston’ are included in the Full Registration. Tickets to these events may also be purchased separately for guests or day registrants. Dinner is purchased seprately for all delegates.
While there will not be a formal partner’s program this year, Launceston boasts a smorgasboard of historical, cultural and natural expereinces – all close at hand. See the ANZSOM website for information to plan your visit. Guests and partners are also welcome to attend the Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner and ‘Surprising Launceston’. See the registration form for prices.