On Saturday 6 August 2022, the ANZSOM WA Branch held its second annual mini conference, in Mandurah WA. Almost 50 delegates attended the conference which included 10 speakers on various occupational medicine topics, including ANZSOM’s National President Dr Dominic Yong who flew into WA to attend the event.
A very big thank you to Jobfit Health Group for generously sponsoring the conference.
Session topics included:
ANZSOM: Past, present and future, Dr Dominic Yong, ANZSOM President
Keynote speaker: The occupational physician in an executive role within big corporations, Dr Nell Gillett, Chief Medical Officer, Rio Tinto
Occupational asthma, Dr Andrew Webster, Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Physician
Interstitial lung diseases, Dr Brendan Adler, CEO / Radiologist at Envision Medical Imaging
Occupational lung diseases. Health monitoring. WA Medical Guidelines. Introduction of one clinical case for discussion, Dr Evelyn Lee, Occupational Physician, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety WA
Wrist Injuries. The wrist from de Quervain's to SNAC wrist and everything in between, Dr Matthew Lawson-Smith, Orthopedic Surgeon
Panel: Chief Medical Officers in trouble....
ANZSOM WA - Mini Conference Rottnest
28 August 2021 - Karma Hotel Rottnest
On Saturday 28th August 2021, the ANZSOM WA branch were fortunate enough to enjoy a face to face mini-conference on the iconic WA holiday destination, Rottnest Island. The 40 delegates chose between the option of travelling (via ferry) to the island for a day trip or staying for a night or more at one of the island’s accommodation options.
Miguel had organised and prepared an impressive line-up of local quality speakers and topics. While Danielle (wife) liaised with the Karma Resort and had 40 gourmet cookies personally baked for the conference delegates.
ANZSOM WA extend their gratitude and thanks to the following contributors that prepared presentations for the day: Associate Professor Peter Connaughton, CMO Rio Tinto; Dr Karina Powers, Occupational Health Physician; Pan Pacific Hotelier General Manager Rob Weeden; Dr Max Hills, CMO, Chevron; Danielle Kabilio, Performance and Conflict Management Coach; Dr Joel Silbert, Managing Director OSH Group; Dr Steve Overmeire, Occupational Physician, OSH Group; Dr Andrew Webster, Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician; Dr Russell Fayers; Dr Naj Soomro; Dr Nikki Springett; Dr Mike Somers; The ANZSOM office team.