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Future Western Conference on Safety Dates:

April 18 & 19, 2024

Western Conference on Safety  May 1-2, 2023

The 2023 Western Conference on Safety is Now Over. Thank you to the over 1100 people who participated and made this years conference the best yet!

Where? Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, BC

2023 will the 25th running of this well known conference and will feature 2 keynote presentations, 20 conference seminar sessions, 4 optional post conference courses and over 50+ tradeshow booths. Always one of the most popular occupational safety conferences in Canada it has sold out for the last 10 conferences. What makes it stand out from all the other safety conferences? Each year the conference steering committee members travels across Canada and the USA to find themost interesting, latest and best sessions and speakers and works hard to bring them to Vancouver. If you only go to one conference in 2023 make it this one!

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

Latest News:

Highest Number of Registrations Received In 24 Years

By Uncategorized, WCS News

Current registration rates are showing a large pent up demand for the conference with the number of seats sold to date exceeding any other similar date in the conference’s 24 prior years. Currently there are over 540 people registered to attend, leaving less than 320 seats still available, including less than 30 “Monday Only” seats (Still lots of “Tuesday Only” Seats remaining).  Don’t be miss out. Head to the Programs webpage or Registration webpage to register. Of course you can always email or phone us and our registrar will be happy to help you.

Registration fees start at $495 – the only thing that hasn’t gone up since 2020. If you are coming from out of town the Hyatt Regency Vancouver (our conference hotel) has a special rate for conference attendees of only $259/night (plus taxes and fees) but reservations must be made by April 7/23 in order to get this rate. Reservations made after April 7/23 will be a the regular market rate. Click here for more information.

Registrations Running 43% ahead of Previous Conferences

By Uncategorized, WCS News

As of today (Feb. 22, 2023) registrations for the conference continue to be strong and are currently running 43% ahead of the 5 year average for this point before the conference (not including the 3 years the conference was canceled). If this strong rate of registrations continues we anticipate the conference will sell out, perhaps by the early payment deadline. If you are planning on attending we avoid missing out by booking your seat as soon as possible. For more information on how to register click here. 

Earn Professional Designation Maintenance Points

By Uncategorized, WCS News

This conference may qualify for various professional designation maintenance points such as the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals, National Construction Safety Officer, National Health and Safety Administrator, and the Canadian Board of Occupational Hygienists. Check with your association for specific information.

Registrations Strong!

By Uncategorized, WCS News

As of January 30/23 conference registrations are running over 50% (!) ahead of 2019 levels on this date (2019 was the last time the conference ran). It seems that there is a large pent-up demand to come and take in everything that only an in-person occupational health and safety conference can provide. Make sure you register early to guarantee your seat!

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