Your Experience

Over the past seven decades the World Congress has marked important developments in the world of work and in prevention. The XXII World Congress will continue this tradition and bring you thought leadership, knowledge and experience that reflects the realities of prevention in today’s world of work.

Throughout the four days of the Congress, delegates can expect to find opportunities to connect with ideas, people, and solutions. The Congress will feature great networking spaces, informative poster presentations, the International Safety and Health Exhibition, and much more.

Virtual Presence

The World Congress is committed to creating an accessible experience for all who would like to attend. For the XXII World Congress, we're adding in virtual attendance options for those not able to attend in person. Watch out for more information later this year.


The Congress Programme will be dynamic and interactive, showcasing experts, thought leaders and innovators from around the globe. The programme includes opening and closing ceremonies, plenary sessions, technical sessions, symposia,
and poster presentations.

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The XXII World Congress is a unique gathering of global prevention leaders set downtown in a welcoming, world class Canadian city. It offers networking opportunities that will expand your global knowledge and connections. In addition to a dynamic programme, the Congress features many opportunities for informal interaction with your fellow delegates. Virtual networking will also be available, and for the first time ever, the World Congress
will feature Braindates.

International Media
Festival for Prevention

A unique film and media festival, the
International Media Festival for Prevention
will be presented to international audiences
throughout the World Congress.

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For the first time in its history, the World Congress will feature Braindates. Braindates are dynamic conversations between individuals or small groups booked through the Congress mobile app. Delegates post the knowledge they are willing to share in the form of conversation topics, and curate their own experience based on what they can learn from the knowledge and experience around them. Watch out for more information in 2021!

International Safety and Health Exhibition

A variety of exhibitors are expected to showcase
their latest products, innovations and
developments in safety and health.

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