Seminar chair: Sophie Crosbie, Ibec Regional Director – Cork

Speaker: Jo Leddy, Ibec Academy Senior Facilitator in Wellbeing

  • Identify different models of workplace wellbeing programmes
  • Tools needed to develop a sustainable health and wellbeing programme
  • Key steps and metrics for measuring success of a workplace wellbeing programme
  • The evolution of our wellbeing journey at BioMarin
  • Role of the business and pivotal partnerships
  • Integral link to our strategy, culture and overall EVP
  • Key considerations to our success story 

Speaker: Paula Cogan, Chief Executive Officer, Cognate Health

  • Challenges faced by Employers in building a culture of Occupational Health
  • Lessons from real case examples
  • Building blocks to a strong strategy in this space
  • Getting commitment for real initiatives in this space
  • New Workplace environment – An occupational health perspective on hybrid and remote teams

Speaker: Niamh Tokins, Ibec Academy Senior Facilitator in Industrial Relations and Absence

  • Understand best practice in the field of absence management in today’s environment
  • Gain the ability to analyse the scale and impact of absence in the workplace
  • Managing the process and dealing with issues relevant to employers today
  • Employment law in this area and getting it right


Speaker : Noreen O’ Sullivan, Head of HR, Abtran

  • The Abtran story in the area of absenteeism
  • Our approach and strategy in this area
  • The metrics
  • Lessons learned

  • Closing remarks
  • Key take-aways
Lunch and Networking
Start Date November 30, 2022
Time 09:30
Duration 3.5 hours
Delegate Price Member
€294 (+VAT),
€336 (+VAT)
Location Ibec, Cork