WorkSafeBC is proud to host the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health's 2012 conference. A biennial event, CARWH 2012 will focus on innovation in occupational health and safety research, bringing together research experts and research users to expand and advance the dialogue on these topics.
The conference will begin on May 31st with a student day, followed by two days focused on innovative ideas and research in the field of occupational health and safety on June 1 and 2. The conference will include a wide variety keynote presentations, symposia, poster sessions, panel discussions and networking opportunities.
The purpose of this conference is to share cutting‐edge knowledge in occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation. Researchers and stakeholders from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss research findings and exchange ideas about research in this field and how it can be translated into policy and practice that will improve the health and safety of Canadian workers.
This conference will provide researchers with an opportunity to share research results and innovative research methods, explore the applications of research, identify and clarify needs, foster new collaborations and develop ideas, and interact with stakeholders who can put their research to work.
Researchers are encouraged to submit abstracts related to the themes listed below, but submissions are not strictly limited to these themes. Abstract submissions are welcomed from students, trainees, and non‐academic researchers. Symposium and workshop proposals that address a specific theme through panel‐style presentations and discussions, break‐out sessions and other interactive formats are also invited. Proposals and abstracts may be submitted in French and/or English.
Proposals and abstracts can focus on methodological issues, research results, the application of research, innovation and new ideas, knowledge translation and exchange, or any combination thereof.
|Abstract submission deadline||January 11, 2012|
|Poster submission deadline||January 11, 2012|
|Notification of acceptance||March 5, 2012|
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