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All-star line-up announced for NEBOSH’s free, online conference

The theme of resilience takes centre stage at NEBOSH’s first ever online conference later this year. Experts from the Health and Safety Executive, Travis Perkins, Johnson Matthey, Kier Highways, Cambridge Assessment and the Filipino International League of Safety Advocates, plus many more, will take to the screen to share their advice and learnings. The free-to-attend, one-day online event takes place on 5 October 2021 and registration is open now.

The conference comes at what has been a turbulent time for people everywhere. It will explore how OSH professionals can help the organisations and workers in their care to be more resilient to challenges and change. Safety professionals spend so much time caring for other people that they must remember to care for themselves too; the agenda takes a closer look at careers as well as mindfulness to take some time for their own wellbeing. “NEBOSH’s vision is to make the world of work a safer and healthier place. This conference will offer more learning opportunities to professionals, wherever they are in the world.” said Matt Powell-Howard, NEBOSH Head of Learning and Partnerships. “With a jam-packed agenda and a line-up of expert speakers, it’s going to be a great event!” At a glance line-up:

  • Risk management; prepared for anything Callum Irvine, Global Vice President of Safety & Security for IHG Hotels & Resorts Neeraj Shah, Group Director – EHS, Johnson Matthey Richard Byrne, Group Director – HSE and Fleet, Travis Perkins

  • What have we learnt about mental health and stress during the pandemic? Maria Anderson, Group Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Cambridge Assessment Alexis Powell-Howard, Managing Director, Fortis Therapy and Training

  • Human and organisational factors: the part they can play solving real world problems James Bird, Senior SHE Manager - Strategic Risk and Behavioural Safety, Kier Highways Dan Hipkiss, Performance Coach and Facilitator, Cleartrack Performance Limited

  • Mini mindfulness

  • Leadership: organisational versus individual resilience Ed Corbett, Head of Human Factors and Organisational Performance, Health and Safety Executive

  • Make your career future-ready: essential skills for health and safety professionals Rogel "Roi" D. Importado, co-Founder, FILSA-UAE and Sr. HSE Supervisor, OSC, Dubai UAE James Irwin, Director, Irwin & Colton Jennet Arshimova, Faculty of Occupational H&S Management at the School of Business National Louis University, Poland and member of the RedRisks Media Stream Team

  • Virtual networking

The conference, sponsored by Astutis, Green World Safety & Security Consultancies LLC, NIST Institute Pvt. Ltd., QHSE International and RRC International, takes place from 09:15-16:00 UK time on 5 October 2021. Registration is free at and all sessions will be available for registrants to view on-demand for one year after the event.

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