National and International Events and Training

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







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.
Family Violence and Alcohol as a trigger 26 October 2017 Online Pan Pacific Safe Communities Network Pan Pacific Safe Communities Network webinar series.
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.
3rd STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia 4 – 6 November 2017 (half day workshops on 6 November 2017) Rydges, Melbourne CBD Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association This year the conference will embark on the theme of ‘Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate’ with over 120 expert keynote, stream, workshop and poster presenters. The conference aims to provide a platform for a unified national voice on ending domestic violence.

The STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia will address and encompass a variety of topics including impacts on the family, community, services and support, law enforcement, socio-economic implications, research findings and protection of the vulnerable.