Identification, prevention and management of psychological issues at work

Pre-Conference Workshop | 18 June 2018
Conference | 19 – 20 June 2018
The 3rd Annual Workplace, Mental Health and Wellbeing New Zealand conference focuses on better mental health programs and minimising psychological injury across all levels of organisations. Our research with senior wellbeing, safety and HR leaders is telling us that workplace mental health issues are on the rise and are costing businesses in terms of productivity and engagement. As a result, business leaders are now faced with the challenge of delivering a workplace that supports employee wellness, while being efficient, productive and demonstrates ROI.  
Key themes of the event include:
  • Creating healthy workplaces & supporting employees
  • Identification of mental health issues 
  • Issues associated with disclosure
  • Integrated wellness programs and policies
  • Welfare of specific demographics of your workforce
  • HR metrics & mental wellbeing programs
  • Early intervention
  • Supporting the workforce and employee assistance
  • Working towards an anxiety and depression-free workplace
  • Reducing stress triggers in the workplace
2018 Diversity Awards NZ Gala Dinner, Wednesday 29 August at the Cordis Hotel, Auckland 
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Workshop Leader

Robert Lubbe

Heath, Safety & Wellness Manager

Safety First NZ

Robert Lubbe, creates customised safety and wellbeing solutions to suit your business. Robert has qualifications and professional registration in Project Management, Emergency Medicine, Psychology, Security and Occupational Health & Safety. Your corporate wellness policy may focus on improving health outcomes in the workplace through specific activities, or communicating an organisational workplace wellness policy designed to support healthy behaviour at work.
In the modern workplace, higher stress, longer work days and constant multitasking mean employees often feel they have no time to act on wellness goals. Join this workshop to help de-risk your wellness programs, and assist in creating dynamic initiatives to help your teams improve their health and wellbeing while in their workplace. Simulate participation and create the incentive to continually improve health and wellbeing.

Featured Speakers at this Conference

Shaun Robinson


Mental Health Foundation

Grant Pritchard

Mental Health Advocate

Spark NZ

Chloe Stewart-Tyson

Group Health & Safety Manager


Andy Graves

Safety & Wellbeing Manager


Kim Nichols

Head of Safety and Assurance


Ryan Ghisi

General Manager, Global People Programs


Robyn Shearer

Chief Executive

Te Pou

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Why attend the Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference

  • Learn from 25+ cross-industry leaders, through case studies, keynotes, panel discussions, interactive roundtables
  • Create a healthier and more productive workplace and workforce
  • Adopt strong early intervention strategies
  • Implement effective preventative measures
  • Enable the process of disclosure
  • Adopt new mental health hazard risk reduction approaches
  • Manage return to work and complexities of psychological claims more effectively
  • Incorporate mental health into your broader wellbeing programs
  • Better support and assist employees who may be experiencing mental difficulties
  • Reduce and better manage stress, anxiety and depression amongst employees
  • Benchmark effectiveness of your programs against other leading organisations

Who should attend the Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference

  • Health and Wellbeing Managers
  • Senior Health and Safety Managers and Advisors
  • Heads of People and Culture
  • Workplace Relations Managers and Advisors
  • Organisational Development
  • Heads and Managers
  • Capability and Culture Managers
  • HR Directors and Managers
  • Injury Management Specialists
  • Rehabilitation and Return To Work Managers
  • Heads of Operations 

Who Should Sponsor this Conference

What is our audience looking to discuss at the event?  
  •  How do you identify mental health issues that may be present in your organisation?
  • What are the best ways to intervene and manage mental health issues to ensure a healthy and engaged workforce?
  • How to implement risk management plans that improve workplace performance and productivity? 
Who should sponsor?
  • Corporate health and wellbeing consultants
  • Organisational psychology firms
  • EAP / Employee assistance program providers 
  • HR and corporate wellness consultants
  • Government programs promoting healthy and safe workplaces
  • Law firms with workplace and injury management practices
  • Workers compensation providers
  • Software companies with employee wellbeing platforms
Who will attend 
  • Delegates, by job function: based on past event attendance
  • Heads of People and Culture
  • Workplace relations managers and advisors
  • Organisational Development heads and managers 
  • Health and Wellbeing managers 
  • Senior Health and Safety managers and advisors 
  • Capability and Culture managers 
  • HR directors and managers 
  • Injury management specialist 
  • Rehabilitation and return to work managers 

Testimonials from Last Year's Conference

Venue: Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing

Auckland | 18th - 20th June 

Pullman Auckland
Address: Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland 1010
Conference Room: Princes Ballroom A
Workshop Room: Regatta B

A positive departure from the usual formula in hotel accommodation, Pullman Auckland’s sleek interiors emit a warm and friendly vibe, creating an intimate atmosphere whether in the lobby lounge, by the 25 metre heated swimming pool, or within one of 16 dynamic meeting spaces.
Pullman Auckland is offering a group rate to attendees.
To book

  • Group Name: Workplace Mental Health - Aventedge
  • Room Type: Superior Room
  • Bedding: King Bed
  • Room Rate: NZD$250.00 per room per night incl. 15% GST (subject to availability) 
  • Booking Code: WOR180618
  • Cancellation Policy: 30 Day Cancellation Policy. Any Room nights cancelled beyond and within 30 days of arrival are fully chargeable per room night cancelled