Schedule


NISO Health and Safety Conference: SHWW – 30 Years On

Friday, 11 October 2019

Conference Programme
Speakers and Presentation times are subject to change


07:45    Registration, Coffee and Exhibition Viewing

08:30    Conference Opening and Welcome Address

Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation


Session 1 – Chairperson

08:40    THE IRISH OSH DATA ICEBERG

Prof. Anne Drummond, University College Dublin

09:05    FROM THERE TO HERE – 30 YEARS ON

Tom Walsh, Former Director General, Health and Safety Authority

09:30    PROGRESS AND SUCCESS IN H&S OVER THE PAST 30 YEARS AND THE CHALLENGES WE NEED TO FACE UP TO FOR THE FUTURE

Prof. Lawrence Waterman, OBE, Chair of the Board of Trustees, British Safety Council

10.05   30 YEARS ON, WHAT HAS BEEN ACHIEVED AND WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

Mark Cullen, Assistant Chief Executive Operational Compliance and Prevention, Health and Safety Authority

10:30    Questions and Answers

10:40    Morning Coffee & Exhibition Viewing


Session 2 – Chairperson

11:10    NATIONAL COORDINATION OF SEVERE WEATHER EMERGENCIES – CASE STUDIES OPHELIA AND EMMA

Sean Hogan, Director, National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management (NDFEM)

11:35    EMBRACING THE CHALLENGE OF DEMENTIA IN THE WORKPLACE

Pat McLoughlin, Chief Executive, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

12:00    ?????

Prof. Desmond O’Neill, National Programme Director, Office for Transport Medicine

12:25    Question and Answer Session

12:35    Lunch and Exhibition Viewing


Session 3 – Chairperson

13:45    Launch of All Ireland Safety Quiz 2019

13:55    THE CHANGING NATURE OF OUR WORKPLACES

Mary Connaughton, Director, CIPD Ireland

14:20    JOINING THE DOTS BOTTOM UP. CONNECTING OUR PURPOSE TO PROCESS

Maeve O’Loughlin, Senior Lecturer / Acting Group Head of Health and Safety Risk Management, Middlesex University / ITV

14:45    Questions and Answers

14:55    Afternoon Coffee & Exhibition Viewing


Session 4 – Chairperson

15:15   THE INSURANCE CRISIS – AN UPDATE

Peter Boland, Director, Alliance for Insurance Reform

15:25   ??????

Speaker TBC

15:35  THE IRISH INSURANCE MARKET AND THE REFORM PROCESS

John Byrne, Head of Communications, Insurance Ireland

15:45    Insurance Questions and Answers

16:10    ?????????

Mairead McGuinness MEP, First Vice-President of the European Union  

16:30    Closing Remarks and Close of Conference

Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation


Additional booking required for dinner

18:30     Awards Presentation Ceremony and Post Conference Gala Dinner – Cash Bar

19:00    Call for Dinner

   Presentation of Awards, Dinner and Entertainment.

Please bring your tickets showing table and seat numbers. Guests should being their confirmation letter.

                 Guest: TBC

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