Keynote Speakers

Professor Maureen Dollard

Maureen Dollard is Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology and Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health, at the University of South Australia, and Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham.

Her research concerns workplace psychosocial factors and she has published extensively on the topic. Maureen is on the board of the International Commission on Occupational Health, the editorial board for Work and Stress, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the European Journal of Work & Organisational Psychology, and the advisory board for the beyondblue Workplace Mental Health Advisory Group. She co-established the Asia Pacific Academy for Psychosocial Factors at Work, and is Fellow of the European Academy for Occupational Health Psychology. Maureen is the innovator of the Psychosocial Safety Climate theory and applications, key benchmarking metrics of employee wellbeing, national surveillance of working conditions via the Australian Workplace Barometer, and bringing an economic focus to occupational health.

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Mr David Letele Started Brown Buttabean Motivation to help motivate people to regain control of their lives VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Boyd Swinburn Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health at the University of Auckland and Co-Chair of World Obesity Policy & Prevention section VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Chris Kenedi General Medicine physician and a Liaison Psychiatris at Auckland Hospital and Medical advisor for the inpatient psychiatric hospital VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Robyn Toomath Co-founded of the activist group Fight the Obesity Epidemic VIEW PROFILE
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Ms Leonie Matoe (Ngaa Rauru, Ngaa Ruahine) Nutrition and Physical Activity Health Promoter for Māori Health Organisation, ‘Te Hotu Manawa Māori’ VIEW PROFILE
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Ms Izzy Lomax-Sawyers Fifth-year medical student at Dunedin School of Medicine and currently studies in Greymout VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Peter Jones Extensive background in strategic and operational leadership in the fields of research, program development and engagement with the wider clinical community VIEW PROFILE
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Sir Mason Durie Developer of the holistic health and wellness model, Whare Tapa Whā – intended to give Māori a greater sense of ownership of their health VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Christopher Poulos Conjoint Professor in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of NSW, and Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Lex Doyle Professor Lex Doyle is a neonatal paediatrician with a major research interest in evaluating the consequences of neonatal intensive care VIEW PROFILE
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