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THE SHE SHOW NORTH WEST 2019
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EVENING PRIOR TO
THE SHE SHOW NORTH WEST

MONDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2019

7:30 PM – 8:15 PM

NETWORKING EVENING DRINKS RECEPTION

A great way to kick start the evening prior to the show by networking with like minded individuals in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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8:15 PM – 10:45 PM

NETWORKING EVENING DINNER

Enjoy a scrumptious 3 course meal with light hearted after dinner entertainment.

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AFTER DINNER SPEAKER – TBC

CONFERENCE THEME
IT’S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE, BEHAVIOUR & CULTURE CHANGE

TUESDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2019

7:30 AM – 8:45 AM
BREAKFAST RECEPTION, REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION VIEWING

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DUNCAN ASPIN
HEAD OF HSEQS
VOLKERSTEVIN

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8:45 AM – 8:55 AM
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

PART 1 – THE PACE OF CHANGE…WHAT DOES THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE?

CHRIS HINES MBE HON.D.SC.
A GRAIN OF SAND

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8:55 AM – 9:35 AM
WAKE UP! WE’VE GOT TO CHANGE EVERYTHING!

This talk will look at the highlights and low points of a rapidly changing environmental and sustainability agenda. We are at a time in history where the realisation that our collective future and survival requires a fundamental shift in the very foundations of the way we live, work and play.

ED GILLESPIE
INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER & FUTURIST

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9:35 AM – 10:15 AM
PRESENTATION TITLE & COPY TBC

JAMES POMEROY
GROUP HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT & SECURITY DIRECTOR
LLOYDS REGISTER

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10:15 AM – 10:45 PM
SAFETY IN A CONNECTED AND DIGITAL WORLD

The technologies increasingly available to SHE managers will transform how we keep workers safety and healthy. From VR that is transforming safety training, to wearables that enable real-time monitoring of health risks, to smart PPE that ‘connects’ workers to other risks on-site, through to data analytics that provides insight into your performance, the opportunities of safety tech are significant. But where to start, what are the considerations and what do SHE managers need to do differently in this new world?  James Pomeroy will explore these issues and others, providing insight into the future world of safety.

Key topics and take-aways:

  • Understand the potential of Safety Tech on your future work and the potential disruptors
  • Navigating the enablers and barriers to Safety Tech, some shared lessons
  • How do our roles and approach need to change to realise the opportunities?

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
REFRESHMENTS & EXHIBITION VIEWING

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PART 2 – CHANGE, CHALLENGE & STAY CURIOUS

GERARD HAND
PAST PRESIDENT IOSH
DIRECTOR – GPH SAFETY

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11:50 PM – 12:30 PM
BLAGGING IT! … LET’S CHANGE THE IMAGE

This session explores how easy it is to blag what Safety and Health is all about, do our business leaders really get it? …Just think of the benefits if they do?
Not just creating the environment that people want to work in but how much more successful the business can be.

The session looks at how it is easy to mislead our leaders and how our safety professionals can be misled. It explores the importance of giving the right message and how much more successful the profession can be when we become part of the success of the business as opposed to maybe sometimes seen as the disabler to success, enable … not disable

NIGEL GIRLING
PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR
DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AT BABINGTON

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12:30 PM – 1:10 PM
MOST OF WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT MANAGING PERFORMANCE IS WRONG!

For decades, managers have used carrot & stick incentives to manage performance. Recent scientific discoveries about the brain show that this is often a really bad idea. So what can you do instead? This talk by leadership thinker Nigel Girling might give you some clues.

DUNCAN ASPIN
HEAD OF HSEQS
VOLKERSTEVIN

1:10 PM – 1:20 PM
HAVE YOUR SAY

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM
BUFFET LUNCH & EXHIBITION VIEWING

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DUNCAN ASPIN
HEAD OF HSEQS
VOLKERSTEVIN

2:15 PM – 2:20 PM
CONFERENCE OVERVIEW SO FAR … WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

PART 3 – MENTAL HEALTH … SPEAKING OUT

STEVE JONES
DIRECTOR OF EHS
SIEMENS – ENERGY MANAGEMENT DIVISION GB&I

BRUCE DURHAM
COLLABORATIVE ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST 
HUDDLE CULTURE

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2:20 PM – 2:45 PM
MENTAL HEALTH – MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Siemens Energy Management were shortlisted for the 2019 Impact Awards from Mates in Mind for their mental health approach. Bruce Durham will explore with Steve Jones what lead to Siemens being shortlisted, the approach they took, the outcomes achieved and the plans for the future

DANNY SCULTHORPE &
PHIL VEIVERS

INSPIRE TALKZ

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2:45 PM – 3:25 PM
IT’S OK NOT TO BE OK

“Ask a friend if they’re OK and ask them again because you just might trigger something inside them
and they get all their worries off their chest … that one question could save a life”

Danny was a professional rugby league player with a number of clubs; Rochdale, Wigan, Castlefield, Bradford, Huddersfield and Wakefield. He was fortunate to also represent his country and captained the team on two occasions.

During a training accident he was forced into retirement and suffered severe depression and despair
with frequent thoughts of taking his life.

Phil, an Australian ex Super League player with over 500 appearances in the top grade. He played for Souths in Australia and then to St Helens, Huddersfield, Swinton in the UK with great success, he also represented Scotland. After coming to the end of his playing career he embarked on a coaching career, this being very successful with numerous trophies won. Through management he suffered badly with depression on top of a family tragedy, his issues got worse.

Danny and Phil will openly speak about the difficult times and how as a result of talking and sharing
their thoughts they were able to recover.

They are now ambassadors for State of Mind Sport, a charity that aims to use the power of sport to tackle stigma and reach vulnerable people in order to prevent harm and change the way people think, speak and feel.

PART 4 – THE LEGAL LIABILITY OF SENIOR MANAGERS

MARK SCOGGINS
SOLICITOR ADVOCATE
FISHER SCOGGINS WATERS LLP

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3:25 PM – 4:05 PM
EXECUTIVE EXPOSURE – DIRECTORS IN THE DOCK

Recent years have seen a marked increase in the number of prosecutions brought against individual directors and managers for alleged neglect of duty in health and safety matters.  Who is in the HSE’s sights?  What level of management is liable to be targeted?  What is the test for criminal liability?  Does the personal duty of care turn on corporate non-compliance?  Do individuals face the reverse burden of proof?  How best can managers avoid prosecution?  Mark Scoggins will review relevant law and practice.

DUNCAN ASPIN
HEAD OF HSEQS
VOLKERSTEVIN

4:05 PM – 4:10 PM
CLOSING REMARKS

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Client Testimonials

“One of the best Health & Safety shows/conference’s around. Definitely value for money compared with other shows/conferences costing substantially much more. I don’t think you will find a better show anywhere. If you can only attend one conference a year make sure it’s this one”

Adrian Smith, Director, Able & Ward Ltd

“Well planned and organised event with some very interesting and resourceful guest speakers. Broke the mould from the standard “boring health and safety” stereotype. well certainly be looking to attend future events.”

Graham Ivins, SHEQ Manager, XPO Logistics

“It was my first experience of this show and I thoroughly enjoyed it and found it an excellent learning opportunity. The delegates where friendly and insightful and the conference speakers were excellent. I would thoroughly recommend attending.”

Ben Wigley, SHEQ Manager, Diamond Dispersions Ltd

“A Safety, Health and Environmental conference with a difference. Thoroughly engaging and interesting topics making you think differently about engaging in SHE with the workforce.”

Karen Bozier, QSHE Compliance Manager, North West Logistics Ltd

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