Will the Congress be an online event?

The XXII World Congress on Safety & Health at Work will be held in September 2021 as an online, digital event. The format will be lively and interactive, featuring world class speakers and knowledge leaders. It will be an opportunity to connect with colleagues around the globe, and experience Canada through showcase events. The online format will also ensure knowledge and perspectives shared by leaders, speakers and delegates are accessible to many thousands of participants across the globe.

Digital Platform

Which digital platform is being used for the Congress? Is it accessible?

SpotMe is being used as the digital platform provider for the XXII World Congress. Yes, this platform is WCAG2.0 compliant. More information on the digital platform will be available during Summer 2021.


What if I already registered for the XXII World Congress?

If you have already registered for the Congress your registration will be automatically converted to a digital registration. You should have already received formal notification of your digital registration in April 2021.

Please contact us at if you have any questions. 

What are the registration fees?

Registration is now open. You can see the updated fees on our Registration page.


Where can I find the Congress Program?

The latest Congress Program Announcement is now available here. The full, final Program will be available in September 2021.

Who are the Speakers for the World Congress?

A prelminary full list of speakers for the Congress is included in the latest Program Announcement, which can be accessed here. Be sure to check back for more additions as we get closer to the Congress dates. 

Abstract Submitters

How will I know if I have been selected to be a speaker or poster presenter?

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the Congress. If you were selected as a speaker or poster presenter, you will have already received notification. Please contact if you have any questions. 

How will poster presentations work?

The poster presentations will be in virtual format. If you were accepted as a poster presenter, you received details in your notification email.

Fellowship Applicants

How will I know if I have been selected for a digital fellowship?

Notifications for digital fellowships were sent out in April 2021. Please contact if you have any questions. 

Trade Show Exhibitors

Can I transfer my exhibitor fees to the digital World Congress?

Yes, you may transfer your exhibitor fee to the digital World Congress. You should have received an email from the World Congress Planner with more details about the online exhibition and the fee reduction.  If you have any questions, or if you did not receive a notification, please contact us at  

Is the standard booth fee the same for the digital World Congress?

No, the fee for the standard virtual booth has been reduced. For more information, please contact