The Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference 2018 will be held at Hilton Adelaide in Adelaide, Australia on Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 October 2018, with the welcome reception taking place on Tuesday 16 October. The 2018 Excellence in Personal Injury and Disability Management Awards night will be held at the Adelaide Town Hall on Wednesday 17 October 2018.

New Themes

The theme for the Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference 2018 is ‘The Future is Now’ and will consist of three key streams – ‘Person Centred Approaches’ ‘Innovation, Data & Technology’ and ‘Health, Wellbeing and Recovery Pathways’. View program

Keynote Speakers

The Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference will be offering a range of inspiring and engaging speakers in 2018! See our speaker line up.

Networking Opportunities

The Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference 2018 is a premier industry event and will include multiple opportunities for you to network with other professionals from the personal injury and disability management sectors

SPEAKERS & MC's

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Michael Crossland

Keynote Speaker & Awards Dinner MC

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Holly Ransom

Keynote Speaker

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Niki Ellis

Keynote Speaker

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Evan Salop

Keynote Speaker

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Geraldine Doogue AO

Conference MC

PROGRAM

We are pleased to announce the PIEF 2018 Conference Program is now available! The conference will include two days of engaging and high energy keynote presentations, panel sessions and workshops based on the three key streams.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS

MAJOR CONFERENCE SPONSOR
MAJOR CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Moray & Agnew is a national law firm with offices in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle and Perth. Comprising 300 lawyers including 96 partners, the firm enjoys an unsurpassed reputation for fulfilling insurer and employer clients’ needs particularly in personal injury and disability management as well as employment and WHS.

Allianz Australia delivers a wide range of personal, commercial and corporate insurance products and services to more than 3 million policyholders. More than 50% of Australia’s top 200 BRW-listed companies have some form of insurance cover with the group and the group provides workers compensation services to around one-fifth of Australian employees.

WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR
NETWORKING LOUNGE SPONSOR
TECHNOLOGY SPONSOR
INNOVATION, DATA AND TECHNOLOGY 
STREAM SPONSOR
PERSON CENTRED APPROACHES
STREAM SPONSOR
HEALTH, WELLBEING AND RECOVERY
PATHWAYS STREAM SPONSOR
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION BY
AN INDIVIDUAL AWARD SPONSOR
EXCELLENCE AWARD SPONSOR
STUDENT AWARD
EXCELLENCE AWARD SPONSOR
INNOVATION IN INJURY AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT
EXCELLENCE AWARD SPONSOR
EMERGING LEADER & SERIOUS INJURY/ SIGNIFICANT DISABILITY
EXCELLENCE AWARD SPONSOR
COLLABORATION IN INJURY AND
DISABILITY MANAGEMENT
EXCELLENCE AWARD SPONSOR
RETURN TO WORK / COMMUNITY
EXCELLENCE AWARD SPONSOR
CUSTOMER SERVICE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER SPONSOR
NOTE PAD & PEN SPONSOR
SATCHEL SPONSOR
POCKET PROGRAM AND LANYARD SPONSOR
SUPPORTING SPONSORS
EXHIBITORS
Acumen Health
Allianz
ASIEQ
Employers Mutual Management Limited
Gallagher Bassett
Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation
Lanternpay
Lex Medicus Pty Ltd
Lime Medicolegal
Moray & Agnew Lawyers
Personal Injury Education Foundation
Transport Accident Commission

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference 2018 is now closed, please email conference@aomevents.com to register.
All prices listed below are in Australian Dollars and inclusive of GST.

STANDARD PRICES

From Wednesday 15 August 2018 the below prices will be apply

DAY ONLY PRICES

STUDENT/CONCESSION PRICE

This registration rate is only applicable for full-time students, retirees or health care card holders. Students are required to provide what course they are studying and which institution they are attending.

EXCELLENCE IN PERSONAL INJURY AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT AWARDS DINNER

Since 2008, PIEF has hosted the Excellence in Personal Injury and Disability Management Awards to celebrate and showcase the outstanding achievements of our industry. The Awards night will be held at the Adelaide Town Hall on Wednesday 17 October 2018.

Two Day Conference Ticket: This registration includes a ticket to the welcome reception on the evening of 16 October, a two day ticket to the conference on 17 & 18 October, lunch, tea breaks and access to the trade exhibition area.

All Inclusive Conference Ticket: This registration includes a ticket to the welcome reception on the evening of 16 October, a two day ticket to the conference on 17 & 18 October, lunch, tea breaks, access to the trade exhibition area and a ticket to the awards dinner on the evening of 17 October.

One Day Ticket: This registration includes a one day ticket to the conference including access to the trade exhibition area, lunch and tea breaks.

Payment must accompany all registrations and may be made by:

Credit card: Debits to your credit card will appear as ‘All Occasions Management’ on your statement.

Please note that payments via credit card will incur a merchant fee of 1.25% for MasterCard, 1.65% Visa, 2% for American Express or 3.45% for Diners.

Payment of early bird registration fees are required by the early bird cut-off date to qualify for the rate. After the early bird due date, all unpaid early bird registrations will automatically roll over and the delegates will be charged at the regular rate. Admission to the Conference and all social functions may be refused if payment has not been received.

Any changes to registrations will need to be emailed to All Occasions Group, conference@aomevents.com.

Registration cancellations must be sent in writing, faxed or emailed, to All Occasions Group.

Registration cancellations received up to 30 days prior to the conference will receive a full refund, less a $120.00 handling fee.

Registration cancellations received less than 30 days and up to 7 days prior to the conference will receive a 50% refund.

No refunds will be given for registration cancellations received within 7 days of the conference; however a substitute delegate may be nominated.

Refunds from any deposits forwarded to hotels, tour companies or other related business will be at the discretion of the supplier.

By completing and submitting the registration form, you are indicating your intention to attend the Conference and you will be liable for a cancellation fee if you are unable to attend. All registration related cancellations and amendments must be sent in writing to conference@aomevents.com.

In the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters the conference organising committee, associated organisations & individuals, and All Occasions Group cannot accept responsibility for any financial or other losses incurred by the delegates. Nor can the conference organising committee, associated organisations & individuals, and All Occasions Group take responsibility for injury or damage to persons or property occurring during the conference. All insurance including medical cover and for expenses incurred in the event of the cancellation of the conference is the individual delegate’s responsibility. The policy should include loss of fees/deposits through cancellation of your participation in the conference, or through the cancellation of the conference itself, loss of airfares for any reason, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. The conference secretariat will take no responsibility for any participant failing to insure.

The All Occasions Group complies with all legislation which is designed to protect the rights of the individual to privacy of their information, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). All information collected with respect to your registration for participation in this conference will only be used for the purposes of planning, conduct of the event or communication regarding future events.

These details may be made available to parties directly related to the conference including but not limited to the All Occasions Group, venues, accommodation and travel providers (for the purposes of room/ travel bookings and conference options), key sponsors (subject to strict conditions) and other related parties as deemed necessary.

It is proposed to produce a ‘Delegate List’ of attendees at the conference and to include the individual’s details in such a list. By completing registration online form, you acknowledge that the details supplied by you may be used for the above purposes. It is your responsibility to ensure that all information provided to the All Occasions Group is accurate and kept up to date.

To access or update your information, please email conference@aomevents.com or fax the All Occasions Group on 08 8125 2233.

To book accommodation a valid credit card must be provided at the time of booking.

Accommodation prices listed are the nightly rate provided by the hotel. Please note, by accepting the terms and conditions you authorise the debit to your credit card for any incidentals or cancellation fee(s). This information will be securely distributed to the hotel. The hotel at its discretion may process this debit immediately or wait until you check-out. No pre-payment is required; your credit card will be used as the booking guarantee. The full accommodation amount will be paid upon check in/out to the booked hotel.

Accommodation Alterations and Cancellations

Alterations or cancellation of hotel accommodation must be sent in writing to All Occasions Group, not the hotel. Please see the accommodation terms and conditions for each hotel. Below you will be required to accept these terms and conditions when completing the registration form. If you do not accept the terms and conditions, accommodation will not be reserved. All rates are in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST and are for room only unless otherwise indicated. The accommodation availability and prices shown are subject to change without notice in accordance with the terms and conditions of each supplier. PIEF 2018 and All Occasions Management accept no responsibility for any additional costs or inconvenience incurred.

Cancellation Policy

Each hotel will charge a one night’s cancellation penalty for cancelled rooms within 30 days to 24 hours prior to the conference, and all night’s cancellation penalty for cancelled rooms within 24 hours or no-shows.

Any alterations or cancellation of hotel accommodation must be sent in writing to All Occasions Group, not to the hotel. Cancellations with less than 30 days’ notice will incur 100% cancellation fee.

Accommodation Queries

If you are experiencing any difficulties with placing an accommodation booking or require dates outside the below, please contact the Conference organiser, All Occasions Group conference@aomevents.com or 08 8125 2200.

Please note that all unsold rooms will be released 31 days before the conference , as a result any accommodation bookings will not be able to be made during the online registration process. Should you require accommodation after this time please contact the conference organiser, All Occasions Group (please note price per night is not guaranteed to be the special conference rate and is subject to hotel availability)

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Accommodation has been reserved in close proximity to the Hilton Adelaide with special conference rates when booked through All Occasions Management. Accommodation rooms are limited and allocation will be strictly on a first-come first-served basis. The accommodation availability and prices shown are current at this time; however, they are subject to change without notice in accordance with the terms and conditions of each supplier. Please book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions carefully before completing your registration as terms differ for each hotel.

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Hilton Adelaide

233 Victoria Square, Adelaide
South Australia, 5000
Phone: 08 8217 2000

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2018 Excellence in Personal Injury and Disability Management Awards

Nominations are now closed.

Since 2008, PIEF has hosted the Excellence in Personal Injury and Disability Management Awards to celebrate and showcase the outstanding achievements of our industry. The Awards night will be held at the Adelaide Town Hall on Wednesday 17 October 2018.

Award categories: 

  1. Excellence in Customer Service Award
  2. Excellence in Injury & Disability Management (Return to Work/Community) Award
  3. Excellence in Injury & Disability Management (Serious Injury / Significant Disability) Award
  4. Collaboration in Injury & Disability Management Award
  5. Innovation in Injury & Disability Management Award
  6. New in 2018: Excellence in Accident, Illness or Death (Life Insurance) Award
  7. New in 2018: Emerging Leader Award
  8. Student Excellence Award
  9. Outstanding Contribution by an Individual or Team Award

DESTINATION

South Australia

“There’s so much, so close”
South Australia is home to award-winning wine, events and festivals. In fact, we’ve been named Australia’s best festival state two years in a row. It’s also the gateway to world-famous wine regions such as the Barossa and McLaren Vale, and Adelaide has been listed as one of the Great Wine Capitals of the World. We’ve also recently been named as Lonely Planet’s 5th most livable city.

ABOUT US

The Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF) is committed to fostering, developing and inspiring talent, by providing quality education and training and professional development programs, events, and initiatives for people working in the personal injury and disability management sectors across Australia.

Established in 2006, PIEF is a not-for-profit, member based organisation, governed by an independent Board of Directors. Members include regulators, insurers and agents in the workers compensation, motor accident (CTP), and disability and life insurance sectors.

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CONTACT US

Please contact the Conference Organisers with any queries:

All Occasions Group

12 Stirling Street
Thebarton SA 5031
Phone: (08) 8125 2200
Email: conference@aomevents.com
Website: www.alloccasionsgroup.com

Personal Injury Education Foundation

1 Malop Street
Geelong VIC 3220
Email: info_pief@pief.com.au
Website: www.pief.com.au