Mr. Cameron Bailey

Artistic Director and Co-Head, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Canada

Few people understand the importance of the arts and cultural sector better than Cameron Bailey - the artistic director and co-head of one of the world’s biggest and most important film festivals.

He is responsible for the Toronto International Film Festival’s (TIFF) programming and curatorial vision, as well as maintaining relationships with the Canadian and international film industries. Bailey brings a comprehensive wealth of experience to his position, and under his lead the festival continues to grow in size and significance every year.

Before assuming his current role at TIFF, Bailey worked as a Festival programmer for 11 years. In addition, he has programmed and hosted TIFF’s highly successful subscription series “Reel Talk”; headed its “Perspective Canada” series; and founded its “Planet Africa” section. Prior to joining TIFF, Bailey curated films for Cinematheque Ontario, The National Gallery of Canada, The National Film Board of Canada, and Australia’s Sydney International Film Festival.

A former film critic, Bailey reviewed films for NOW Magazine, CBC Radio One and CTV’s Canada AM; presented international cinema on The Showcase Revue; and produced and hosted the interview program Filmmaker. He has been published in The Globe and Mail, The Village Voice, CineAction!, and Screen, among others. Bailey has taught film curation at the University of Toronto, and holds an honorary doctorate from Western University. He is a Chevalier in France’s Order of Arts and Letters. For eight consecutive years (2012–2019), Toronto Life magazine has named him one of “Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People.


Opening Session

Be sure to attend this very special event as we officially open the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. Your Congress hosts, along with international speakers and dignitaries, will welcome you to the first ever virtual World Congress. The Opening Session will feature a Leaders Roundtable on “Prevention in the Connected Age: The State of OSH Today”, as well as a stimulating interview on the power of storytelling with Mr. Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director and Co-Head, Toronto International Film Festival and recent inductee to the Oscars Academy.

Hosted by Canadian TV presenter Ms. Lois Lee, the Opening Session will be delivered with Canadian flair. You will enjoy the sounds of Canada beginning with a musical performance by La fanfare de l’Île, a brass band from Montreal, along with avant-garde talent.

Come and meet your fellow Congress delegates as we kick off the first exciting day filled with international speakers, live discussions, Braindates, poster presentations, exhibitors, and more. 

Lois Lee, Canada

Cameron Mustard, IWH, Canada
Anne Tennier, CCOHS, Canada
Guy Ryder,ILO, Switzerland
Joachim Breuer, ISSA, Germany
Larry Rousseau, CLC, Canada
Kirk Newhook, Canadian Employers’ Council, Canada
Cameron Bailey, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Canada
Martha Newton, ILO, Switzerland
Sandra Hassan, Government of Canada, Canada
Nicolas Schmit, European Commission, Belgium
Melissa Carter, Canada

Live : 20/09/2021 - 08:30 EDT - 09:45 EDT
Rerun : 20/09/2021 - 18:30 EDT - 19:45 EDT