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Future Western Conference on Safety Dates:

May 1 & 2, 2023

Western Conference on Safety  May 1-2, 2023

Where? Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, BC

We will be returning to regularly scheduled programming – with whatever Covid-19 Safety Protocols may be required at that time – and are seriously excited about this! Stay tuned to our website where we will be posting all updates as they occur. We can’t wait to see you!

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email registration@pacificsafetycenter.com  or call 604 233-1842. 

Latest News:

2022 Western Conference on Safety Postponed to May 2023

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Due to current coronavirus issues, the 2022 Conference Steering Committee has decided to postpone the 2022 Conference from April of 2022 to May 1-2, 2023.

The conference steering committee has been working hard over the past few months to finalize the first in-person conference since April 2019 and are extremely disappointed to have to postpone for another year. Over the last few weeks the committee has spent many hours reviewing public health agencies’ orders and resources, briefings, Covid modeling studies and has performed several detailed Event Risk Assessments. At this time, based on the current information and projections of risk for large gatherings, we cannot ensure the health and safety of our many hundreds of delegates, exhibitors, speakers, volunteers and staff. It’s a gamble we do not feel comfortable taking with your (or our) health and safety. Please accept our sincere apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and we trust that you understand this action has been taken to protect the health and safety of all involved with the 2022 Western Conference on Safety.

PS: Many people have already asked if the Western Conference on Safety will return in 2023 and the answer is a resounding YES! The conference will be back at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver May 1 & 2, 2023. More information on it will come this fall.

PPS: If the Covid situation improves significantly by late spring we hope to run some smaller 1 day in-person events such as a Safety Professionals Symposium and/or a Joint Health and Safety Committee Education Day. Watch the Pacific Safety Center website for more information.

Conference Registration Opens January 4th 2022

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The 2022 Western Conference on Safety will open for delegate registrations starting January 4, 2022. With covid-19 safety protocols in place and the need to allow for social distancing the number of registrations will strictly limited compared to previous conferences. While we are enlarging the meeting room space we anticipate allowing only 50-60% of normal number of delegates, so the number of available seats will be strictly limited.

Planning Work Well Underway

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The steering committee for the 2022 Western Conference on Safety has been hard at it. They have been booking conference topics and speakers, revising the safety tradeshow, doing some reformatting to reflect covid best practices and lots of other things too! We hope to be able to start updating the conference website starting in the next 10 days or so with lots of specifics on the conference content. Registration will open January 4, 2022 with tradeshow sales opening approximately 1 week later. Watch this space for more information coming soon.

Always professional, thought provoking and top quality conference.

Janet WallaceRecreation & Culture Coordinator, North Vancouver Recreation & Culture

The conference was organized, educational and entertaining!

Jessica EllWestbank First Nation

Absolutely loved it! Whether it's your first time or repeat conference attendee, there's something for everyone.

Susan SalameCrime Prevention Programs Facilitator + Joint OH+S Committee Member, City of Burnaby/RCMP

Good Learning, Good Fun. Great People.

Ward FlahertyAlberta Pacific Forest Industries