Compensation Institute 2022

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Compensation Institute will be hosted virtually

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Registration is closed for the WCB's 2022 Compensation Institute.

Conference theme: eliminate injuries – restore abilities

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 (12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

The Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) annually hosts Compensation Institute to inform, connect and engage with all customers and partners.

This free two-day event offers a front-row seat to hear from world-class international and local keynote presenters on a range of topics, experiences and perspectives regarding workplace safety, and safety leadership and practices.

To learn more about this event, please go here.

2022 agenda

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - Day 1

8:30 - 8:45 am

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8:45 - 9:00 am

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9:00 - 10:00 am

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Psychologist, author and speaker, Jody is on a mission to start a reconnection revolution. Dr. Jody Carrington is a renowned psychologist sought after for her expertise, energy and approach to helping people solve their most complex human-centred challenges. Jody focuses much of her work around reconnection – the key to healthy relationships and productive teams.  A speaker, author, and leader of Carrington & Company, she uses all she has been taught in her twenty-year career as a psychologist to empower everyone she connects with. Jody has worked with kids, families, business leaders, first responders, teachers, farmers and has spoken in church basements and world-class stages; the message remains the same – our power lies in our ability to acknowledge each other first.  Her approach is authentic, honest and often hilarious. She speaks passionately about resilience, mental health, leadership, burnout, grief and trauma – and how reconnection is the answer to so many of the root problems we face.  

drjodycarrington.com

10:00 - 11:00 am

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Eddie will create a customized message to fit your unique audience situation; evaluations show that 100 percent of participants rated Eddie LeMoine’s presentations as excellent or very good, which is why Eddie is ranked as one of Canada’s Top Speaker. Through his inspiring stories, great sense of humour and genuine care for people, Eddie easily connects with—and motivates—audiences all over the world. Eddie’s unprecedented success is due to his powerful ability to close the gap between business results and personal development. He inspires greatness in corporations by inspiring greatness in individuals. Eddie provides insights and strategies to allow your audience to move forward with confidence. Eddies’ research and experience make him credible, allowing your audience to feel his authenticity. Eddie LeMoine promises the right message for your audience. Eddie LeMoine delivers for you and your audience.

eddielemoine.com

11:00 - 12:00 pm

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With a track record of proven business success, Joe formed his own multimedia company, Mindware, and in less than four years, he led the company to a phenomenal 800% increase in business. Joe’s business solutions have made millions of dollars for his clients, across a variety of business sectors. It is from this experience that Joe draws when addressing Fortune 500 companies, professional associations and organizations internationally. What is most amazing about Joe is that in 1989 he was living on the streets of Vancouver as a homeless skid row addict. Through perseverance, determination and his resilient human spirit, Joe pulled himself out of the darkness and despair, to become a highly respected business and community leader of today. Today Joe Roberts (aka The Skidrow CEO) is an award-winning Inspirational Keynote Speaker armed with unwavering determination and 20+ years of speaking experience. His mission has been, is, and always will be to instigate a ripple effect of positive change everywhere he goes by reminding people of their unlimited potential. 

skidrowceo.com/safety

12:00 - 1:00 pm

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1:00 - 2:00 pm

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Theo is passionate about reverence for life and keeping workers safe. An expert and spokesperson in the field of Health and Safety, Theo founded and is President of one of Canada’s fastest growing Health and Safety companies. With her powerful stories, Theo is a master in inspiring owners, managers, and workers into consistent action and working together to create an exemplary safe and healthy workplace.  As a 4 times winner of the BBB Marketplace Ethics and Integrity Award, Theo is recognized as a leader in her field.  Widely recognized as a leader and expert in both business and Safety Management Systems, Theo is passionate about having an impact on sending workers home to their families safe and healthy at the end of every workday and protecting organizations from avoidable loss and liability. As a former Paramedic and seeing first hand the devastating effects of workplace accidents to workers, their families and employers she felt she wanted to do her best to help support the change in workplace safety.  
 
speakerscanada.com/theo-heineman

2:00 - 3:00 pm

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Employer accounts – employer services staff

Claims – operations staff 

Prevention – customer-centric model disability prevention

 

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Wednesday, May 18 - Day 2

12:00 - 1:00 pm

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Employer accounts – employer services staff  

Claims – operations staff 

Prevention – prevention of serious injuries

1:00 - 2:00 pm

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Dan’s powerful presentation, Safety in the Workplace, will certainly “wow” the audience. Dan’s experience in the CFL and his leadership both on the field and in the locker room provides him with plenty of humourous anecdotes to accentuate his message. In Safety in the Workplace, Dan draws on his father-in-law’s brain injury accident with an electrical company to tie in the important message that EVERYTHING MATTERS to attain and maintain safety in the workplace. Dan articulately explains how small initial differences lead to large unforeseen consequences over time. Incremental improvements become habit-forming. Dan’s had delivered Safety in the Workplace to countless organizations in Canada. His honest and down-to-earth approach to each audience creates an instant connection to inspire action for safety on the job. He is very popular with blue-collar audiences and has his research/preparation for each event gives the audience the feeling as though he is one of their team members. 

speakerscanada.com/dan-comiskey

2:00 - 3:00 pm

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Amy grew up on a farm and witnessed countless amounts of accidents, injuries and long term effects of hazardous working environments. Zuk has spent the last 13 years as a safety facilitator/coach impacting and enhancing thousands of people’s mindsets towards safety empowerment. Early in her petroleum and construction industry careers, Zuk began participating in a new culture of safety and envisioned a whole new way to work. She became so actively engaged that she decided to start her own safety training company, specializing in safety training. With a drive to impact safety culture in all workplaces, Zuk became a John Maxwell Certified Speaker and is on a journey of spreading the vital safety message. Zuk’s passion is for everyone to live the most fulfilled, healthy & safe life possible to enjoy all future has to offer! Amy delivers powerful presentations on safety leadership, safety accountability, safety commitment, safety culture, safety habits, mental health, health and wellness, leadership, teamwork, communication, goal accomplishment, and injury prevention. 
 
speakerscanada.com/amy-zuk

3:00 - 4:00 pm

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Jessica Grass, RP, MST, M.Ed is an accomplished therapist, educator, facilitator and innovator who focuses on deconstructing knowledge related to mental wellness at home, in the community and in the workplace so that it can be applied to improving people’s everyday lives. With her education and mental health subject matter expertise, Jessica thrives on making mental health knowledge understood and accessible to all which has resulted in her work on a variety of impactful projects. Working alongside the team at Canada Life’s Workplace Strategies for Mental Health division, Jessica helped to create a series that helps people have supportive conversations with family or friends that might be exhibiting concerning behavior. Jessica also served as the co-author, and subject matter expert for IncludeMeTM, a gamified scenario-based training program for managers about workplace mental health & psychological safety. Most recently, Jessica was the subject matter expert on “Project: Kids, Let’s Be Superheroes” – a children’s book addressing the mental health impact of the pandemic on children covering topics including stress, anxiety, and loss.

myworkplacehealth.com/jessica-grass