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About 23rd World Congress Sydney

The World Congress will be held from 27 - 30 November 2023 at the International Convention Centre Sydney
(ICC Sydney) at Darling Harbour.

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When and where do we meet?

The 23rd World Congress will take place at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Darling Harbour. Join us from 27 - 30 November, 2023.

Situated at the intersection of Sydney’s most iconic destinations, the ICC Sydney offers conference attendees, exhibitors, and visitors convenient access to Australia’s most cosmopolitan city.



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.
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
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Isimeli Tuivaga

Total Workplace Management Solutions
Principal OHS and Management Consultant

Jillian Hamilton

Safety Governance Foundation
Managing Director at Managing Safety | Managing Director Safety Governance Institute Global | Chief Executive Officer at Safety Governance Foundation
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Kristy Charlton

SafeWork NSW
Director - Chemicals, Explosives and Safety Auditing (CESA) Better Regulation Division
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Natasha Flores

Unions NSW
Industrial Officer Unions NSW - Work Health Safety & Workers' Compensation

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