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External Events and Training

This calendar provides a list of upcoming injury prevention events and training running worldwide.

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Active Ageing and Reducing Falls in your Community for Local Government 11 November 2019 Webinar Injury Matters Join Injury Matters for the “Active Ageing and Reducing Falls in your Community for Local Governments” webinar to hear about case studies from local governments who have successfully developed projects which combat falls in older adults. Link to site
Local Government and Mental Health Forum 11 November 2019 Perth WALGA This forum will explore policies and programs that address mental health in local communities and come together to shine a light on this important issue. Link to site
International Cycling Safety Conference 2019 18 – 20 November 2019 Brisbane International Cycling Safety Community Researchers and experts in the field of cycling safety will come together to share their knowledge and explore new research topics and safety solutions. Link to site
Strength and Blance Workshop for Allied Health Professionals 19 November 2019 Perth Injury Matters Join Injury Matters as we learn about the concepts behind effective strength and balance training for falls prevention, which programs are most effective for individual target audiences and modifications to suit an individual’s needs. This Stay on Your Feet® workshop and will be a practical focus on strategies for preventing falls in older adults will be tailored to meet the needs of Allied Health Professionals (physiotherapists and OT’s). Link to site
AIPN Conference 2019 25-27 November 2019 Brisbane Australasian Injury Prevention Network The biannual Australasian Injury Prevention conference. Link to site
Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) During Pregnancy Symposium 27 November Perth North Metropolitan Health Service – Women and Newborn Health Service This event will explore the impacts of FDV on mother and baby, the complexities of FDV in the antenatal space, as well as research and innovation. Link to site
1st World Congress on Falls and Postural Stability 2019 4-7 December 2019 Kuala Lumpur British Geriatric Society and Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicines The conference will help push forward the agenda of falls in older persons globally, and will certainly bring to the forefront both falls prevention and well as healthcare and social care issues associated with population ageing in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Link to site
IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport 12 – 14 March 2020 Monaco International Olympic Committee As the triennial conference for those interested in the clinical aspects of the prevention of injury in sport, this conference will bring together the global sport and exercise medicine community. Link to site
7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium 25 – 26 May 2020 Alice Springs National Rural Health Alliance With a theme of “shaping the future” this conference will bring together the rural and remote health research sector with poliy makers to shape the future of rural and remote health research. Link to site
National Suicide Prevention Conference 2020 20 – 23 July 2020 Canberra Suicide Prevention Australia This conference brings together over 600 delegates from Australia and overseas. In 2020 the conference theme “One Voice – One Vision” reflects the need for a unified approach in our quest to reduce suicide rates. Link to site
The 21st International Mental Health Conference 29-31 July 2020 Gold Coast Mental Health Australia Further details to come. Link to site
16th World Congress on Public Health 2020 12 – 17 October 2020 Rome, Italy World Federation of Public Health Associations The theme of the 2020 Congress is “Public health for the future of humanity: analysis, advocacy, and action”. Link to site
World Trauma 2020 26 – 30 October 2020 Brisbane Australasian Trauma Society Further details to come. Link to site
World Safety 2020 8-11 November 2020 Adelaide Public Health Association of Australia World Safety 2020 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion. Link to site