Hamilton, Ont., October 10, 2019 – MyAbilities, a leader in employee health management technology and human asset management, announces today it has concluded an agreement to become the Gold Sponsor of the 30th annual Schedule 2 Employers’ Group Conference. Taking place October 22 – 23, 2019, in Richmond Hill, north of Toronto, the conference explores the latest trends, current issues and new advancements in the fields of employee wellness, workplace health and safety, workers’ compensation and disability management. Dr. Michael Sonne, PhD, vice president of innovation and research at MyAbilities, is confirmed to speak on the topic of ROSA (Rapid Office Strain Assessment), the company’s online workstation evaluation solution that identifies risk and delivers immediate ergonomic solutions to customers around the world.
“When we created ROSA in 2012, we set out to improve people’s lives” says Sonne. “Thanks to our team of talented and dedicated researchers, ROSA leverages advanced technologies to understand the unique challenges in the modern workplace. Around the world, ROSA has been used by researchers to identify and control office ergonomics risks and help reduce injuries. We’re happy to share ROSA’s success story with others, especially in our home region.”
The sponsorship agreement entails a premium exhibit space, delegate bag and lanyard sponsorship and other value-added advertisement options and benefits. In addition to showcasing ROSA, MyAbilities plans to also introduce JOBx, a digital job profiling system that starts with a comprehensive database of physical, cognitive and environmental demands specific to more than 32,000 jobs spanning every industry that can easily be customized.
Other members of the MyAbilities leadership team will be in attendance including Reed Hanoun, founder and CEO, Mike Affleck, vice president of partner relations and Daren Hanson, vice president of sales.
“We are delighted to have MyAbilities as our Gold Sponsor at this milestone 30th annual Schedule 2 Employers’ Group Conference,” says Chris James, vice-chair, Schedule 2 Employers’ Group. “The conference brings together disability managers, health and safety professionals, supervisors and human resources personnel for an unmatched educational conference and networking opportunity. This affordable conference offers 45 unique sessions from 59 speakers including keynotes, presentations and workshops on topics related to workers’ compensation, disability management, wellness, human rights and attendance support.”
Held annually since 1989, for 30 years the Schedule 2 Employers’ Group Conference has on average consistently attracted some 450+ industry professionals from across the province and beyond. The Schedule 2 Employers’ Group was established in 1985 to provide a forum for discussion of issues related to workers’ compensation. The group began to organize a conference to assist health and safety and disability management professionals expand their knowledge and understanding of issues impacting employers that were self-insuring the costs of their WSIB claims.
This is the first time MyAbilities has sponsored the Schedule 2 Employers’ Group Conference.
MyAbilities is a health technology company focused on preventing and resolving workplace injuries. The company leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced ergonomics analytics to proactively identify and mitigate risk for all types of employers and their employees. When injuries occur, MyAbilities delivers improved outcomes through its connected ecosystem – bridging the communication gaps between employers, payers and healthcare providers, aligning injured workers with patient-centric care to speed recovery and ensure effective return to the workplace. MyAbilities is the world’s first truly connected platform serving the needs of employers, insurers and injured workers.
Schedule 2 Employers’ Group (S2E)
S2E is a not-for-profit association comprised of Schedule 2 employer representatives from public and private sector organizations from across Ontario. Members are workplace health, safety and disability management professionals who are interested in collaboration on issues related to workers’ compensation and occupational health and safety. To learn more: www.s2egroup.com
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