Congress Programme

The World Congress 2017 programme includes an opening and closing ceremony, keynote speeches, technical sessions, special events and symposia. Poster presentations, industrial visits, an accompanying trade fair and the International Media Festival for Prevention are also held concurrently as part of the Congress.

For an overview of the schedule for the XXI World Congress, click here.

Keynote Speeches and Technical Sessions
Keynote speeches by speakers from different countries will introduce you to the main topics of the World Congress 2017. Technical sessions will further illustrate the three main Congress topics to provide a deeper understanding of the safety and health at work issues globally.

The symposia will be organised together with organisations across the world. Participants who wish to present a paper at one of the symposia will be invited to submit an abstract online. All proposals will be reviewed by the National Scientific Committee and organisers of the symposia.

Poster Exhibition
The Poster session of the Congress is organised in line with various topics of discussion in the Symposia to provide an opportunity for more papers to be presented. The Poster session will run throughout the Congress and will be co-located with the Congress proceedings.

International Media Festival for Prevention
The International Media Festival for Prevention is an integral part of World Congress for Safety and Health at Work. The festival will provide Congress participants an overview of the wide range of workplace safety and health films and multimedia products from all over the world. An international jury of experts will present awards at the Congress to the best contributions.

SafeYouth@Work Congress

International Safety and Health Exhibition
A safety and health at work exhibition will be held concurrently as a supporting event for the XXI World Congress. Over 100 exhibitors are expected at the exhibition.

Official Events
This will be an interactive session for participants to share, learn and network with others from all over the world. The event will provide participants a chance to engage in discussion in a small setting that will allow them to learn more about their topic of interest.

Technical Tours
The Organisers have lined up technical tours as part of the Congress programme to enrich delegates’ appreciation of the key industries and occupational safety and health developments in this region.

Social Tours
Singapore is a melting pot of diverse cultures and religions that offers a plethora of delectable culinary delights and numerous attractions that would satisfy one’s yearning for adventure.