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The World Congress

 
 
About
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Objectives

Objectives

This international conference is your opportunity to gather and connect with global leaders in safety and harm prevention from over 120 countries. 

You’ll hear about new work health and safety ideas, gain insight into the latest research, and discover innovative solutions for your workplace while building strategic alliances and partnerships to advance work health and safety.

The Congress:

  • Provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge, best practices, and experiences to promote safe and healthy work for all.
  • Strengthens connections, networks and alliances while laying the groundwork for cooperation and deepening relationships among all concerned.  
  • Provides a platform for sharing knowledge, innovation, research, and strategic and practical ideas to immediately implement.
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Congress languages

Congress Languages

The official conference languages are English, French, Spanish and German. 

We’ll offer simultaneous translations in these four languages during the opening and closing ceremonies, keynote sessions and technical sessions.

Other sessions will be in English. 

Committee Members

Introducing our committee members helping to build the 23rd World Congress.

Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano 

Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano 

International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Secretary General of the ISSA
Jens Jühling 

Dr Jens Jühling 

International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Head of Prevention, German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the energy, textile, electrical and media products sectors | Chair of the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention
Dr Sven Timm 

Dr Sven Timm 

International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Head of Central Prevention Division, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) | Vice-Chair of the ISSA Special Commission on Prevention
Bernd Treichel

Bernd Treichel

International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Senior Technical Specialist at the ISSA
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Engineer Ho Siong Hin

Ministry of Manpower Singapore
Senior Director (International WSH) at Ministry of Manpower Singapore
Jennifer Low

Jennifer Low

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Director, Health, Safety, Resilience and Digital Policy
Julia Whitford

Julia Whitford

Australian Institute of Health & Safety
Chief Executive Officer AIHS
Lyndall Strazdins

Professor Lyndall Strazdins

Australian National University
Director and Professor
Isimeli Tuivaga

Isimeli Tuivaga

Total Workplace Management Solutions Fiji
OHS Management and Training Consultant
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Jillian Hamilton

Manage Damage Group
Managing Director at Manage Damage Group (SafeBoards, ThirdLine, Risk Dollarisation & Deft Safety)
Kristy Charlton

Kristy Charlton

SafeWork NSW
Director - Chemicals, Explosives and Safety Auditing (CESA) Better Regulation Division
Dr Peter Smith

Dr Peter Smith

Institute for Work & Health, Canada
President and Senior Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health and Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto