FORWARD. TOGETHER.

The WorkCover WA Conference 2023 program is shaping up to be engaging and dynamic. Drawing on local, interstate and international experts, the day will be packed with inspiring speakers and valuable insights for our delegates.

In addition to our guest speakers, WorkCover WA Chief Executive Officer Chris White will provide insights into the Workers Compensation and Injury Management Bill and how it will shape the scheme into the future.

Our current program is below. Please note this program is subject to change.

8.00am Registration
8.30am Welcome to Country | Barry McGuire, Aboriginal Elder
8.40am Introduction | Rebecca Harris, Conference Host
8.50am Official Opening | Bill Johnston, Minister for Industrial Relations
9.10am Forward. Together. in a world full of intelligence led possibilities.
Dr Catriona Wallace, Artificial Intelligence and Metaverse Specialist
10.00am Morning Tea
10.40am In Focus: Brokers: Principles and Standards of Practice 
Chris White | Ian Maybury | Rebecca Harris
11.10am A conversation with ARPA

Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant Competency Framework

ARPA National: Nathan Clarke, CEO | Derick Borean, President

Host: Rob Parkes, Manager Regulation WorkCover WA

11.40am In Focus: It Pays to Care
Dr Mary Wyatt and Sharon Stratford | Return to Work Matters
12.10pm National Set of Professional Standards for Claims Management
Noel Lyons, CEO, Personal Injury Education Foundation
12.40pm Lunch
1.20pm Forward. Together. delivering innovative claims management solutions.
Kimberley George, Global Head, Sedgwick
2.00pm In Focus: Legislative Reform

Chris White, CEO, WorkCover WA

2.30pm A conversation with women in the industry
3.00pm Forward. Together. in a more diverse and inclusive future.
Kurt Fearnley AO, Three-time Paralympic gold medallist
3.50pm Closing Remarks
4.00pm Cocktail Function | Marketplace
6.00pm Event Close
7:00pm ARPA Awards