KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
Associate Professor Emma Wyeth
Associate Professor - Māori Health & Director - Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit, University of Otago
Professor Fatma Lestari
Occupational Health & Safety Department, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia
CALL FOR ABSTRACT REVIEWERS - CLOSING SOON
We are calling for abstract reviewers for the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion (Safety) 2020, convened by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Congress will be held in Adelaide, Australia from Sunday 8 to Wednesday 11 November 2020.
For more information and to register your interest in being a reviewer, please click on the button below.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO HOST A WORKSHOP
There will be limited opportunities to host a workshop as part of the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion (Safety) 2020. Workshops will be held pre-conference, ranging from 90 minute to ¾ day and, during the concurrent sessions in the conference program for 90 minutes each.
For more information please click on the button below.
Workshops expressions of interest close 11:59pm AEST, Sunday 19 April 2020.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES OPENING SOON
Limited scholarship opportunities for the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion (Safety) 2020. More information will be available soon on eligibility and submission process.
Don't forget to submit your abstract by Sunday 15 March 2020.
Satellite event refers to any activity which is independently organised, offered, and/or accredited by an organisation other than the Public Health Association of Australia, and held before, or after Safety 2020. Please note, satellite events are not part of the official Conference program.
If you would like to have a Satellite event listed on the website, please click on the link below for more information. The link also includes useful information on Adelaide venues and contact details.
WELCOME FROM THE IOC
Dr Etienne Krug
Chair of the International Organizing Committee for the World Conferences on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion and Director of the WHO Department for Noncommunicable Diseases
Colleagues and friends,
On behalf of the International Organizing Committee for this series of World Conferences on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, I would like to warmly invite your participation in Safety 2020 to be held in Adelaide, Australia from 8-11 November 2020.
Nearly 5 million people die every year and millions more are disabled from injuries....
WELCOME FROM THE CONFERENCE CONVENOR
Associate Professor Richard Franklin
Convenor: Safety 2020
Associate Professor: WSO Collaborating Center for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, James Cook University
Dear Friends, Colleagues and Compatriots,
It is my great privilege to welcome you to the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion ‘Safety 2020’. I am excited to extend an invite across the globe to all who work, research, develop policy or are interested in the prevention of injury and the promotion of safety. Safety 2020 will be held over three and a half days at the at the Adelaide Convention Centre in South Australia from Sunday the 8th of November to Wednesday 11 November 2020, however we encourage you to come for longer as there will be...
We appreciate there is some concern around the impact of COVID-19 on the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion (Safety) 2020; the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) continues to monitor the evolving situation, and understand that a prediction of how the virus situation will develop is not possible, however until advised by our health authorities there is no reason to postpone or cancel the Conference at this stage. We appreciate the need to individually assess the financial and safety risks to attend a Conference, and aim to provide regular updates as they are available to keep you informed of the developing situation in relation to the Conference.
For the latest updates from the Australian Government Department of Health, a COVID-19 health alert, outlining the Australian and global situation, is updated every day with the latest medical advice and official reports, and can be accessed at the following address: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert.
Information can also be found on the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs website, this includes the latest Australian Government travel advice at: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/news-and-updates/coronavirus-covid-19. Further, if you
hold a visa for Australia or have applied for a visa, read the coronavirus fact sheet for visa holders and applicants
are planning to travel to or transit through Australia, read the current travel restrictions
Safety of delegates attending Safety 2020 is paramount to the PHAA. We will continue to monitor the situation, and follow advise by the Australian Government around the impact of COVID-19 on Safety 2020.
BUSHFIRE SMOKE - AIR QUALITY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Statement from SA Health’s Chief Public Health Officer - Travel to South Australia
Smoke from the bushfires has dissipated and there is no smoke affecting air quality. Instead, the air is clean and there are bright blue skies. Read the full statement below.
#BOOKTHEMOUT - Adelaide, South Australia
Now more than ever, South Australia's beautiful Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island regions need your support. Tourism is vital for these regional economies to rebuild after the Cudlee Creek and Kangaroo Island bushfires. So together let’s #BookThemOut
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