Learn from more than 50 industry leaders and international health and safety experts at Make It Safe 2020. Watch for new speaker announcements!

Dr. Graham Lowe


The Graham Lowe Group

Nick Reiach

Vice President, Operations

Great Little Box Company

Dr. Gerry Eijkemans

Unit Chief, Health Promotion and Social Determinants

Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization

Franco Dutto

Senior Vice President Global Human Resources, Compliance & Sustainability

Tsubaki Nakashima Co. Ltd.

Dr. Max Lum

Director of the Office of Health Communication

CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Faisal Kazi

President and Chief Executive Officer

Siemens Canada Limited

Hans-Horst Konkolewsky


International ORP Foundation

Janet Manella

Vice President Operations

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Steve Horvath


Work Wellness Institute

Dr. Andrew Szeto

Director of the Campus Mental Health Strategy

University of Calgary

Dr. Marc Schenker

Founding Director

Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, UC Davis

Jayson Myers


NGen (Next Generation Manufacturing Canada)

Gretta Stephens

Chief Executive New Zealand and Pacific Islands

Bluescope Steel

Scott Bax

Chief Operating Officer

Pinnacle Renewable Energy

Dr. Bill Howatt


Howatt HR Consulting

David Musgrave

Vice President, Human Performance


Anita Huberman

Chief Executive Officer

Surrey Board of Trade

Trevor Hughes

Deputy Minister

British Columbia Ministry of Labour

David Fagen

Executive Director, Safety Health and Environment

BC Ferries

Lisa McGuire


Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Dr. Nippin Anand


Novellus Solutions

Andrew Harkness

Strategy Advisor, Occupational Health

Workplace Prevention Safety Services

Paul Carolan

Chartered Safety Professional

Nunavut Employees Union

Stephanie Lawrence

Safety Advisor

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Dr. Era Poddar

Ergonomics Specialist

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Renée Safrata


Vivo Team Development

Wayne Tebb

Special Advisor, Strategic Innovation

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Bernard L. Fontaine, Jr.


American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Dan Reader


Murray Latta Progressive Machine

Norm Keith



Dr. Mark Attridge

International Consultant and Speaker on Workplace Mental Health and EAPs

Attridge Consulting, Inc.

Mary Ann Baynton

Director of Strategy and Collaboration

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Dave Phillips

Chief Mental Health Officer


Dylan Eldred

Health and Safety Manager

McCormick Canada

Larry Masotti

Strategic Relationships Advisor

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Michelle Garner-Janna

Executive Director - Corporate Health, Safety & Environment

Cummins, Inc.

Preston Parsons


Overholt Law

Michelle Whyard

Director, HR


Nada Vuckovic

Head, Environment Health & Safety / Sustainability Officer

Siemens Canada Limited

Otto Görnemann

Manager for Machinery Safety – Standards & Regulations


Andrew Wynn-Williams

Divisional Vice President

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Efe Türker


Neal Curry

Executive Director

Made Safe

Jason Longden


Fine Choice Foods

Sadaf Sanaat

Health and Safety Coordinator

Fine Choice Foods

Kelly Hamer

Human Resources Manager

FlexiForce North America

Erik Sherman

Director, Injury Reduction & Training, QA

Alberta Motor Transport Association

Dr. Kirk Perris

Learning Strategist and Adult Educator

Sensitivity Training Canada

Steven Hodgins

Employers' Adviser

Employers' Advisers Office - Ministry of Labour

Jose Barranco

Acting Manager, OHS Consultation & Education Services - Manufacturing & Retail


Victoria Spitzer-Delespaul

Human Resources Manager

PBF Pita Bread Factory Ltd.

Charla Huber

Director of Communications and Indigenous Relations

M'akola Housing Society

Stephen Richard

Maintenance Manager

Sun-Rype Products

Sydney Mardon

Youth Panelist

Giselle Alfred

Youth Panelist

Rosalie Scott

Youth Panelist

Isabella Black

Youth Panelist

Kate Lamont

Youth Panelist

Lucette Wesley

Consultant and Trainer, Workplace Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association

Dr. Emily Newhouse

Medical Health Officer

Fraser Health


We are grateful for the participation or endorsement of these industry and health and safety organizations across Canada and worldwide.

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