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Conference 2007 - Agenda

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17 May 2007 (Thursday, Conference Day One)





9.00am - 10.30am

Opening Ceremony & Introduction of Guest-of-Honor

Dr. W. Y. Pan, President, Taiwan Safety Council
Harry Parker, President, APEAR

Guest-of-Honor Speech

Dr. Y. Y. Lee, Chairman, Council of Labor Affairs

Keynote Address 1

A New Way to Understand EAP: Adding Value in the World of Work
- Dr. John Maynard, CEO, EAPA

10.30am - 11.00am

Tea Break

11.00am - 12.30pm

Global EAP Summit Panel Discussion: Promote EAPs to Senior Management

Moderator: Dr. Chia-Shen Chen, Taiwan University

Dr. Ching-Wen Wang, Dr. John Maynard, Harry Parker, Paul Heck, Dr. Michael Reddy.

12.30pm - 2.00pm

Networking Lunch

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Conference Presentations – Tracks A1, B1 & C1

3.30pm - 4.00pm

Tea Break

4.00pm - 5.30pm

Conference Presentations – Tracks A2, B2 & C2


Networking Dinner (Leader Hotel)

18 May 2007 (Friday, Conference Day Two)



8.00am – 8.30am

APEAR Board Meeting (Leader Hotel)



9.00am - 9.45am

Welcome & Introduction

Keynote Address 2

Asia Pacific EAP - Chevron Experience

Dr. James Allen, AP Medical Director, Chevron
9.45am - 10.45pm Conference Presentations - Track A3, B3 & C3

10.45am - 11.15am

Tea Break and APEAR AGM

11.15am - 12.30pm

Panel Discussion: Sharing Experience for EAP Purchasers

Moderator: Harry Parker

Paul Heck, Russell Hagan, Prof L C Fang, Jasmine Lee, Jessica Hsieh, Oliver Tsai.

12.30pm - 1.00pm

Conference Closing

Closing Remarks / Announcement of venue 2008

End of Conference

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Lunch (for participants of the Post Conference workshop only)

2.00pm - 3.00pm

Post Conference Training Workshops A & B

3.00pm - 3.30pm

Tea Break (for participants of the Post Conference workshop only)

3.30pm - 5.00pm

Post Conference Training Workshops A & B (continued)

18 May 2007 (Friday, Post-Conference Workshop)



2.00pm – 5.30pm

Workshop A

Workplace Mediation Skills Workshop
- By Ian Shakespeare, CEO, OSA Group

2.00pm – 5.30pm

Workshop B

EAP Core Technology 101
- By Dr. Jane Lin, Fu Jen University.

2.00pm – 5.30pm

Workshop C

Emotional First Aid for Critical Incident Stress Management
- By Florence Ma, Psychologist, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Presentation Tracks and Topics


Track A: EAP Development in Different Culture

17 May 07 (Thu) 2.00pm - 3.30pm

A1: EAP in Diversity Settings

Global and Local: How to Apply EAP Core Principles in Different Settings

- Brenda R. Blair, President, Blair Consulting, USA

17 May 07 (Thu)
4.00pm - 5.30pm

A2: EAP in Diversity Settings

4.00 - 4.45pm

1. How to Set up an Employee Assistance Programs for Taiwan Organization

- K C Tsai, Deputy Director, Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation

4.45 - 5.30pm

2. The Learning from Singapore and Malaysia

- Keng-Mun Yam, Executive Director, Centre for Effective Living Pte Ltd, Singapore

18 May 07 (Fri) 9.45am - 10.45am

A3: EAP in Diversity Settings

9.45 - 10.15am

1. The Experience in Hong Kong and China

- Stanley Lau, Chief Executive, , EDS Management Consulting Limited, Hong Kong.

10.15 - 10.45am

2.  The Development Status of EAP in China

- Cherry Zhang, General Manager, Beijing Psychcn-Chestnut Global Partner, Inc., Beijing, China.


Track B: EAP Innovation for Organizational Effectiveness

17 May 07 (Thu) 2.00pm - 3.30pm

B1: Occupational Health & EAP’s

The Impact of Technology on Occupational Health and How EAP’s Can Assist

- Ian Shakespeare, CEO, OSA Group
17 May 07 (Thu)
4.00pm - 5.30pm

B2: Occupational Health & EAP’s

4.00 - 4.45pm

1. Psychological and Mental Health Factors in Workplace Safety Incidents

- John Gallacher, Regional Employee Assistance and Work Life Advisor, Richmond, CA, USA

- Dr. James Allen, Chevron Medical Director, Asia Pacific Region

4.45 - 5.30pm

2. Element of Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace: The Chevron Experience

John Gallacher, Regional Employee Assistance and Work Life Advisor, Richmond, CA, USA

18 May 07 (Fri) 9.45am - 10.45am

B3: Occupational Health & EAP’s

9.45 - 10.15am

1. Employee Assistance Programs and ROI Study

- Dr Jane Lin, Fu Jen University and Wendy Fan, Focus and Forecast Consulting Co.

10.15 - 10.45am

2. Civil Society and Church Assistance to OFWs Review

- Dr. Mauricia Miguel-Herrera. Assistant Professor, Yu Da College of Business


Track C: EAP Practices for Human Capital Performance

17 May 07 (Thu) 2.00pm - 3.30pm

C1: Behavioural Risk & Crisis Management

Behavioral Risk Management and EAP

- Yung-Ming Tsai, President, Risk Management Society of Taiwan.
17 May 07 (Thu)
4.00pm - 5.30pm

C2: Behavioural Risk & Crisis Management

4.00 - 4.45pm

1. EAP Personnel Intervention Timing and Technology for Workplace Accidents

- S S Lo, Counseling & Advisory Services, Taipei MRT System.

4.45 - 5.30pm

2. Role of EAP’s in the Assessment of Threatening and Dangerous Employees

- Wen-Huey (Lucy) Chang, Sr. Manager, Psychology Guidance Center, Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation.

18 May 07 (Fri) 9.45am - 10.45am

C3: Behavioural Risk & Crisis Management


1. EAP in TSMC

- Jessica Hsieh, Manager, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation.


2. How to use EAP to improve individual Effectiveness: The Response Strategy on Work Stress

- Y C Cheng, Department of Psychological Counseling, Ming Chuan University.
Agenda are subject to change without notice.