November 2019 – The XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is coming to Toronto, Canada, on October 4-7, 2020. We’re creating a dynamic and interactive programme, showcasing experts, thought leaders and innovators. Health and safety professionals will be working behind-the-scenes with Session Organizers to take the Congress programme from vision to reality. We had the opportunity to talk with Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Carefoote, the Congress Programme Lead, about the World Congress Session Coordinators.
September 2019 – The call for abstracts for the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is now open! Organizers are looking for abstracts that relate to the Congress theme and topics – the theme is Prevention in the Connected Age: Global solutions to achieve safe and healthy work for all. Abstracts can be submitted in English or French between September 15, 2019 and January 15, 2020 through our Abstract Submission Portal. To
August 2019 – The 2020 International Media Festival for Prevention (IMFP) is now accepting submissions! The IMFP, which has been running since 1990, showcases films and multimedia productions about safety and health at work from around the world. It will be an integral part of the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, taking place October 4-7, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. We are pleased to have the opportunity for a Q & A with the organizers Martina Hesse-Spötter, Chair of the ISSA Special
With every passing week, interest in the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work seems to be growing. We’ve had more and more people reaching out with comments and questions about their upcoming experience. While many are returning participants from previous congresses, we’ve also had many first timers with similar questions. If this is your first time attending, or if you just have some questions then this blog is for you! Let’s take a
From October 4-7, 2020, members of the health and safety community worldwide will gather in Toronto, Canada for the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. And while that may seem a long time away, we’re just a hop and a skip away from a couple important events: the first programme announcement and the opening of registration. So, what does that mean exactly? It means that in March, you’ll be able to download
Will the World Congress 2020 be your first time in Toronto? Don’t worry – we have you covered when it comes to getting around one the most dynamic cities in the host country, Canada. Toronto, capital city of the province of Ontario, is the largest city in Canada, with 2.7 million residents! That number goes up to nearly 6 million people when you include the rest of the Greater Toronto Area, which is the name