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Agenda and Speakers

The 2016 Better Workplace Conference: Making a Difference Through TransformationOct 25–26, 2016 Vancouver

Confirmed Speakers

Jonathan Anthony

Director, Corporate Communications
Teekay Corporation

Mary Ann Baynton

Program Director
The Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace

Christine Devine

Wellness Specialist
Michael Garron Hospital

Adrian J. Ebsary

Social Marketing Specialist, Futurist, Speaker, and Consultant
STEMCELL Technologies

Rick Hansen

Chief Executive Officer
Rick Hansen Foundation

Bill Howatt

Chief Research and Development Officer, Workforce Productivity
Morneau Shepell Ltd.

Kasley Killam

Connectr Consulting

Raymond W Lam

Professor & Associate Head for Research, Department of Psychiatry
The University of British Columbia

Jacqui Lloyd-Smith

Strategic Play

Mary-Lou MacDonald

Director, Workplace Health, Wellness and Safety Research
The Conference Board of Canada

Brad McCannell

Vice-President, Access and Inclusion
Rick Hansen Foundation

Dori Van Stolk

Coach, Consultant, Facilitator

Antoni Wisniowski

President and Chief Administrative Offier
Municipal Property Assessment Corporation


We’d like to thank our generous partners for their contribution to this event.

Distinguished Partner

Lundbeck Canada Inc. logo

Major Partner

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada logo

Conference Partners

Great-West Life logo

Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace logo

Mental Health Commission of Canada logo

Optima Global Health logo

Cira Medical Serivces logo

Solareh logo

Marketing Partners

BC HRMA logo

Diversity! In the Workplace logo

Gallant HealthWorks logo

Healthy Minds Canada logo

Mood Disorders Society of Canada logo

The details of this event are subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updated information.