7th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion - Safety 2004 Vienna, Austria, Europe (Safety 2004)

Venue: Austrian Convention Center

Location: Vienna, Austria

Event Date/Time: Jun 06, 2004 End Date/Time: Jun 09, 2006
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7th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
We would like to invite you to Safety 2004 !

Where: Vienna, Austria, Europe – Austrian Convention Center
When: June 6-9, 2004

Target participants:
This Conference is intended for professionals and organisations involved in all aspects of the prevention, control and research related to violence, suicide, unintentional injury and safety in general. These include researchers and practitioners in the domain of safety, experts on regulation and legislation, coroners, politicians, health professionals, physicians, medical examiners, business and industry, product designers, engineers as well as representatives of community, consumer and victim organisations. A special invitation is extended to disadvantaged groups, victims and participants from developing countries.

Conference objectives:
1. Strengthen injury prevention in national and international public health policies and programs;
2. Highlight the following international injury prevention activities: the 2004 World Health Day on Traffic Injuries, the Global Report on Violence, the Child Safety Charter for Europe
3. Increase collaboration between professionals working in unintentional and intentional injury;
4. Facilitate the participation of experts from low-income countries through scholarships.

Conference sessions:
The conference will include plenary sessions on topics of concern to all professions (e.g., the influence of the media on the safety of populations; the role of policies and laws) and state-of-the-art presentations focusing on their respective fields. Additionally, parallel sessions which will be organised around the following conference themes:
§ Home, Leisure Time Safety
§ Sports Safety
§ Product Safety
§ Traffic Safety
§ Work Safety
§ Suicide Prevention
§ Violence Prevention
§ Disaster Prevention and Civil Protection
§ Post Trauma Management

Participants will also have opportunities for direct involvement through giving oral presentations, poster displays, video submissions, satellite meetings and exhibits. A general call for abstracts will be issued in March 2003.

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