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Call for Abstracts

The Organisers invite interested participants from all relevant fields of applications and backgrounds to submit their abstracts for symposia (oral) or poster presentation at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 in Singapore.

DEADLINE for abstract submission: 16 January 2017, 12 noon (GMT +8) (EXTENDED)

You are allowed to submit and amend your submission any time before the deadline. However, abstracts received after the deadline will not be accepted or considered for the programme.

Specific Rules and Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  • Submit your abstract in English.
  • Abstracts will be evaluated based on their relevance to OSH issues, innovative character in creating or extending new knowledge, practicability and transferability of knowledge, and clear structure and language.
  • Refer to the list of symposia topics and indicate your preferred Symposium during submission. However, the decision on whether the abstract is accepted for your preferred Symposium or another, will be at the sole discretion of the Scientific Committee.
  • Submission of an abstract implies the commitment that the presenting author(s) will attend the Congress.
  • As submission of an abstract does not constitute registration for the Congress, the presenting author(s) is advised to register online and make full payment upon the acceptance of the abstract.
  • Indicate your preference for a symposia (oral) or poster presentation when you submit your abstract. However the decision on whether the abstract, if accepted, should be an oral or poster presentation, will be at the sole discretion of the Scientific Committee.


Authors will be informed about the selection by end April 2017. All selected authors will receive technical details and presentation instructions prior to the Congress.

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