Employer Liability Symposium

Thursday 23 November 2017
3:00pm - 5:30pm 
MCINNES WILSON LAWYERS
LEVEL 23, CENTRAL PLAZA ONE 
345 QUEEN STREET
BRISBANE QLD 4000

Agenda
 

2:45pm

Registration

3:00pm 

Welcome

Patrick McGrath, Principal, McInnes Wilson Lawyers

3:05pm 

What is the Content of the Duty of Care Owed to Workers in the Health and Community Care Sector? An examination of the recent decisions - Brisbane Youth Service Inc v Beven and The Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane v Greenway Commission

Presented by Scott Falvey, Principal, McInnes Wilson Lawyers

3:30pm

Ethical Machines and Data Ethics

Presented by Ellen Broad. Ellen is a data ethicist. Ellen will be presenting on the concept of “ethical machines”. Policy decisions, recruitment and business objectives all increasingly use artificial intelligence. Are algorithms, and “machine learning” applying the same bias and prejudices that we humans show? Can we make machines more ethical? Can there be responsible machines? And what should we expect from our data scientists and analysts?

4:30pm

Privacy in the Workplace – what are your privacy obligations when investigating, responding to and managing a workplace injury?

Presented by James Christensen, Senior Associate, McInnes Wilson Lawyers

5:00pm

How do workplace injures and the claim process impact upon an injured worker – insights and perspectives from a plaintiff lawyer?

Panel session

5:30pm 

Close

Allison Langford, Principal, McInnes Wilson Lawyers 

5:35pm Wine and Canape Reception 

 

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