IMNZ Future of Work Event 2019: Mental Health in the Workplace

Sunday 30 June 2019, 8:40PM
By Beckie Wright

IMNZ’sThe Future of Work: How we’re using Artificial Intelligence to creatementally healthy workplaceswill be held inAuckland:GridAKL,12 Madden StreetCBD,Auckland 1010, andWellington:The Majestic Centre,Level 28/100 WillisSt,CBD,Wellington 6011.Join IMNZ anda panel of technology and business leaders as they share strategies for addressing mental health in the work place and how they’re using Artificial Intelligence to create mentally healthy workplaces. All ticket sales will be going to the I Am Hope Foundation.


17:00-18:00|Networking Reception

18:00-18:15 |Keynote-Victor Yuen-Director of Design at FaceMe

18:15-19:30 |PanelDiscussion

The following Panelists will be leading the discussion.

Victor Yuenis the Director of Design from FaceMe, a rapidly growing digital human platform. As the Director of Design, Victor helps guide, design and invent the way in which we interact with intelligent digital humans. FaceMe is working with Mentemia, John Kirwin’s company to design AI-powered digital mental health coaches.

Dave Burt is a registered electrician and the owner and director of Team Cabling, an electrical contracting business employing nearly 100 people across New Zealand. He is a past president and sitting board Member of Master Electricians NZ. He is also the author of ‘Lengthening the Shadow’, a book set to the back drop of a ten week gym challenge where he shared his journey with depression.

Marija Potter is an Industrial Organizational Psychologist and Fuel50's Global Client Success Strategist. With a passion for Human Behaviour at work, Marija observes global trends and extrapolates how these could impact the world ofwork. Marija designs strategic career engagement programs, generating engagement uplift and organizational value across three levels: individual empowerment, manager enablement and organizational effectiveness.

Craig Hudson is the Managing Director for Xero New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. As a managing director, Craig is a key member of the global leadership team, responsible for driving relationships with government, financial institutions, enterprise, and promoting the small business economy in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

The panel discussion will beled by Jane McCarroll, Strategic Partnership and Sponsorship Lead at Skills, and the key topics are: What is mental health and how do you detect mental health issues at work?What is your role as an employer? Whatis the intersection of technology and mental health at work? How is AI being used in Kiwi workplaces to support mental health? How do you create a safe work culture and teach leaders? To find out more about business courses Auckland, project management courses Wellington, presentation skills courses and leadership training please go to