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Inj Prev. 2007 June; 13(3): 215.
PMCID: PMC2598368

CALENDAR

1st Injury Prevention Conference for the UK and Ireland: Research into Practice for Child and Adolescent Injury

13–14 September 2007, Bristol, UK. The conference will focus on the prevention of unintentional injury to children and adolescents. Emphasis will be placed on an evidence‐based approach and how to translate evidence into practice. Further information: http://tinyurl.com/2536lf

World Water Safety 2007

27–29 September 2007, Porto, Portugal. The conference is designed for those with an interest in exchanging information globally on the latest developments in prevention, rescue, and treatment of drowning and other aquatic injuries. The hosts are the Instituto de Socorros a Náufragos (ISN) and the Associação de Nadadores Salvadores (ASNASA). Further information: http://tinyurl.com/y7esew

Injury Prevention Network Aotearoa of New Zealand (IPNANZ) 2007 Conference

29–31 October 2007, Napier, New Zealand. The closing date for the submission of abstracts is 15 June 2007. Further information: http://tinyurl.com/yrq8nv

4th Asian Regional Conference on Safe Communities

21–24 November 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of the meeting is Incorporating global thinking; cultivating local strategy. The conference will be followed by a visit to a site of the 2005 tsunami. Further information: http://safethai2007.com

World Congress on Neck Pain

20–22 January 2008, Los Angeles, USA. The congress will present the latest scientific research on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of neck pain. The congress themes are public health, healthcare and automobile safety. The closing date for the submission of abstracts is 13 August 2007. Further information: http://neckpaincongress.org

9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

15–17 March 2008, Merida, Mexico. The conference will give special attention to the processes of globalization and their implications for injuries and violence. The World Health Organization is urging governments to address the two main themes of violence and traffic accidents. The conference will also emphasize the global patterns in technological and epidemiological transitions, proposing international collaboration as a fundamental strategy for the design and promotion of policies for injury prevention and safety promotion. Early registration and the call for abstracts are already open. Further information: http://www.safety2008mx.info/ing/


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