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Global Spring Symposium

  • 18 May 2022
  • 10:00 - 13:15 (EDT)
  • Virtual


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Global Spring Symposium
Building Connections for Better Wellbeing

Start times are set at Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT)

10:00  Welcome & Introductions

Talya Williams, Chair, IAWHP Program Board

10:30  Keynote: Creating Healthy Workplaces – from model to application for practitioners and managers

Evelyn Kortum, International Health and Safety Expert

Evelyn is a health and safety expert with a special training in occupational (work) psychology. During her role as Senior Technical Officer in the Occupational Health Programme at the World Health Organization (WHO,) she was the global coordinator and co-writer of the WHO Healthy Workplaces: A Model for Action. Evelyn served as General Secretary of the Federation for International Civil Servant Associations (FICSA) and was the President and Vice-President of the WHO headquarters staff association covering close to 3000 staff. She obtained a PhD in Applied Psychology from the University of Nottingham, a MSc in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck College, and is a BPS accredited Chartered Psychologist.  

Moderator: Talya Williams, IAWHP

11:15  Break

11:25  Advancing your career in workplace health promotion - Interview with Charlie Estey

Interviewer panel: Arline Ferrão (Mozambique), Alessandro Ferrari (UK), Vasco Ayere Avoka (USA)
Moderator: Gloria Barone, Princeton University

12:10  Break

12:20  Panel: The business imperative of workplace health promotion – Perspectives from around the world with:

   · Nuno Oliveira, Head of HR, Zurich (Portugal),
  · Tony Haddad, Owner, Technica International (Lebanon)
   · Danilo Araujo, Health Manager, Suzano Celulose e Papel (Brazil)
  · Glauco Callia, Global Head of Health & Wellbeing Governance, Planning and Capability, GSK (Brazil) 
Moderator: Ewa Stelmasiak, Expert in well-being leadership and culture, Poland

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