Media Alert - PIP Conference 2013 Health & Safety Conference, Toronto

Media Alert - PIP Conference 2013 Health & Safety Conference, Toronto 
TORONTO, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ - 
WHAT:   Partners in Prevention 2013 Health & Safety Conference & Tade Show is Canada's 

        largest health and safety event, annually playing host to over 4,500 leading health and
        safety experts and delegates.

WHEN:    April 30 to May 1, 2013

WHERE:  The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario

WHY:    Addressing a broad range of issues - from the recent adoption of mental health
        standards to the economic burden of healthcare costs to the impact of technology in the
        workplace, this year's event features over 60 sessions & work shops.

WHO:    April 30, 2013   8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
        8:00 A.M. Conference Opening & Keynote - The monumental shift: an in-depth look into
        the future of Canada, technology and the changing workforce with Leonard Brody,
        Business and Technology Visionary.
        10:00 A.M. View from the Top - Provocative conversations: Claude Bigras, President &
        CEO of GDI; Greg Nordal, President & CEO, Nelson Education; Saajid Khan, President &
        CEO, Compass Group Canada; and Jane Riddell, COO, Goodlife Canada.
        2:00 P.M. Managing workplace health to reduce health care and economic costs -
        Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of The Conference Board of
        Canada will address the impact of workplace health on our economy and on the
        sustainability of our current health care system.
        May 1, 2013    8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
        8:00 A.M. Brave new world of mental health - Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic
        Champion will talk about overcoming obstacles to achieve the Olympic dream.
        12:15 P.M. Work-Life Balance - Rhetoric versus Reality - Linda Duxbury, Professor,
        Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, will address the need for a new
        approach to manage employee absenteeism, which  costs the Canadian economy over
        $4 billion each year in lost time.
        For more information:

Media Contact: Jana Manolakos, Manager, Corporate Reputation, 905-604-2148

SOURCE: Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

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CO: Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
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