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SIA National Health & Safety Conference: Call for Speakers closes 14 November 2018

The SIA invites OHS professionals, academics and researchers in the field of Health & Safety to submit a Speaker Expression of Interest to present at the 2019 SIA National Health & Safety Conference.

The two day conference will be held on 22-23 May 2019 at the Sydney International Convention Centre as part of the #SafetyScape convention.

The Conference Committee invites applicants to submit: Keynote presentations, Masterclasses or 8 Minute Hot Topic Talks which explore significant trends, research or innovations that impact the practice of Health & Safety now and in the future:

These impacts may include but are not limited to:

  • Social
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Legal
  • Cultural
  • Technological
  • Innovation

In addressing the impacts on health & safety practise, we ask you to also consider the broader range of WHS areas of application (i.e. Incident Investigations, Contractor Management, Compliance & Regulation, Health & Wellbeing etc)

All submissions must address how the concept or research can be translated from theory into the real-life work of Practitioners and Professionals at all levels of the company.

Presentations which strongly focus on practical takeaways for practitioners and Professionals will be highly regarded.

If you wish to submit an expression of interest, please refer to the following guidelines prior to completing the online submission form here: 

PLEASE NOTE: Submissions must be recieved through the online portal prior to Wednesday 14 November 2018


Expressions of Interest Guidelines to Present

Acceptance of proposed presentations will be based on the content of the online submission, which will be reviewed by the Program Committee for the 2019 SIA National Safety Conference.

Once accepted the presenter will be asked to provide a written paper and/or presentation slides to events@sia.org.au  (approximately 3 months prior to the event).

The author of the paper must be present in person to deliver the presentation.

Presentation Formats: We are calling for a series of submissions which can be presented in one of the following ways:

  1. 30 Minute Presentation
  2. Hot Topic Talk / 8 Minute Presentation
  3. Masterclass

Please note; Most presentations will be allocated within a 30-minute session inclusive of questions. Selected submissions may be invited to be featured presentations, delivered over 45-minute session.

NOTE: Presentations considered to be of a marketing nature or promoting/advertising specific products, services or companies will not be accepted.

SUBMIT YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST HERE: https://safetyinstitute.wufoo.com/forms/k15wsvmr0ns8wbq/

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