National and International Events and Training

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







Childhood Injury Prevention Convention 26 – 29 July 2017 Baltimore, Maryland Safe Kids Worldwide PREVCON, brings together injury prevention professionals from across the United States and around the world to discuss, share and learn ways to make an even greater impact for children and families.

Our 2017 convention will offer dynamic sessions and plenaries addressing new research and trends in childhood injury prevention, innovative programs and strategies to enhance the overall impact of your efforts.
Farm Health and Safety Conference 2 – 4 August 2017 Queensland, Australia Farmsafe Australia Inc. The Farmsafe Conference aims to bring together the Australian network of people working to reduce farm injury to exchange information and share research and farm safety innovation.
National Family & Domestic Violence Summit 4 – 5 September 2017 Sydney, Australia The National Family & Domestic Violence Summit brings together the community, welfare and healthcare groups alongside with the government agencies devoted to combating family and domestic violence through policy, education and services.
23rd International Safe Communities Conference 10-12 October 2017 Novi Sad, Serbia European Sage Community Network The theme for the Conference is: Safe Communities are an Essential Need for a Modern-Day Society. The International Safe Communities Conferences are biannual and focus on injury prevention and safety promotion. The conference will bring together the world’s leading safe communities experts, researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and advocates in the field of safe community, injury prevention and safety. The venue has a tradition for debate, discussions and sharing new information and experiences.
Global Alcohol Policy Conference 4-6 October 2017 Melbourne, Australia Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education, Public Health Association of Australia, National Alliance for Action on Alcohol and Global Alcohol Policy Alliance This conference’s theme of Mobilising for Change – Alcohol policy and the evidence for action builds on earlier conferences’ translation of evidence into action and recognises the increasing momentum around the world to stop harm caused by alcohol.
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017 17 – 19 October 2017 Vancouver, Canada International Life Saving Federation This bi-annual conference brings together the world’s foremost experts, research, systems and information on drowning prevention, rescue, lifesaving and water safety. The exchange, debate and development are designed to find ways to reduce death and injury in all aquatic environments worldwide.
13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference 13 – 15 November 2017 Ballarat, Victoria The Australian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN), Australian Collaboration for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention and Federation University Australia With a theme of “Take Action”, the Conference will be a multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from all facets of injury prevention including research, teaching, practice and policy.