The official welcome reception took place at The Loft, Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf and the gala dinner was held at Doltone House Darling Island, Sydney.
The conference welcomed over 300 industry professionals for a range of industries including work health and safety, public health and the environment at this year’s conference.
Conference delegates heard from international and local industry experts in a variety of plenary and panel discussion sessions throughout the two-day program. Delegates also had the opportunity to choose from seven interactive workshops designed to provide up to date knowledge and an opportunity for collaboration.
The conference presented a unique opportunity to come together, exchange information and share ideas. A highlight of the conference was the positive feedback and collaboration received from delegates on the vision, the aim and the national priorities and action plans of the National Strategic Plan 2019-2023.
The two-day program also included a tradeshow exhibition featuring 14 local and international exhibitors displaying a range of practices, products and services from across the industry.
Post-event survey results
86% of respondents indicated that they were either extremely satisfied or very satisfied with the program of the conference.
Delegate quote - “Thought-provoking, Empowering and inspiring content and presenters. Will look forward to attending again in future years.”
82% of respondents indicated that they were either extremely satisfied or very satisfied with the knowledge gained at the conference.
Delegate quote - “Great Conference - I didn't really know what to expect, but I have come away with some useful information, some good contacts and a better understanding of what is happening across Australia to manage asbestos..."
86% of respondents indicated that they were either extremely satisfied or very satisfied with the networking opportunities provided by the conference.
300+ Delegates, 42 Speakers, 39 Local speakers, 3 international speakers, 4 Plenary sessions, 7 Workshops, 5 Panel discussions.
45% of delegates were attending the conference for the first time (141 delegates), 39% of delegates have have attended between 1-3 previous conferences (119 delegates), 11% of delegates have attended more than 3 previous conferences, 5% of delegates declined to provide information on if they had attended a previous conference (15 delegates).
New South Wales Government, Thuroona Services, Cbus Super.