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Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CROBH) has awarded 2.0 Registration Maintenance (RM) Points for full attendance at this conference. See www.crboh.ca for details.

 

Future Western Conference on Safety Dates:

April 6 & 7, 2020

April 26 & 27, 2021

 

The Western Conference on Safety is the largest Occupational Health & Safety Conference in Western Canada. 2023 was the conference’s 25th year and featured 2 keynote presentations, 20 conference seminars, 4 post conference courses and 80 safety tradeshow booths. It sold out more than 3 weeks prior to the conference run dates. Our conference advisory committee is already working on the 2024 agenda.  Each year they research, network and travel across Canada and the USA to find the most interesting, latest and best sessions and bring them to Vancouver. If you only go to one conference in 2024 make it this one!

Latest News:

Safety Differently Book Club Pub Night Thursday April 18/24

By Uncategorized, WCS News

Jeff Lyth and the good folks at the “Safety Differently Book Club” will be hosting a Pub Night on Thursday April 17 in downtown Vancouver. Its a fun group and a good way to unwind after your first day at the Western Conference on Safety. Here is what they have to say  Unwind with us after the first day of the Western Conference on Safety at Glowbal Restaurant in Vancouver. Celebrate 10 years of the Safety Differently Book Club with complimentary appetizers, engaging conversations, and a book giveaway. Plus, don’t miss our special guest, Brent Sutton of Learning Teams Inc. joining us for the festivities.  More information can be found by clicking here. 

Hyatt Regency Guest Room Block Sold Out

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MARCH 18, 2024: THE HYATT REGENCY VANCOUVER HAS NOW SOLD OUT OF ALL AVAILABLE SPECIAL CONFERENCE RATE GUEST ROOMS.  As the conference is also sold out of regular conference seats we will not be setting up any additional guest room blocks at any other hotels.  Fortunately as of today, there are a number of hotels in the downtown Vancouver area available at varying rates.

Conference Has Only A Few Seats Left

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The Conference is nearly sold out. We have few “Breakout Session ONLY” 2 day seats available, and a few more Friday only seats. If you want to register for one of the few “BreakOut Session ONLY” seats please call 604.233.1842. If you want to register for the Friday only or the pre-conference courses, you can still register on line. With the limited number of  seats still available and the strong possibility that they may sell out before you contact us, we strongly suggest you DO NOT make any travel arrangements until your registration is acknowledged AND CONFIRMED by our registrar. Please note that the on-line form sends an acknowledgement of your registration but this is not a confirmation that your registration has been accepted. 

Conference Nearing Sell Out!

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The Western Conference on Safety is nearly sold out. We have very few full 2 day seats still available, and a few more Friday only seats. If you want to register for the full 2 day conference, please call 604.233.1842. If you want to register for the Friday only or the pre-conference courses, you can still register on line. With the limited number of full 2 day seats still available and the strong possibility that they may sell out before you contact us, we strongly suggest you DO NOT make any travel arrangements until your registration is acknowledged AND CONFIRMED by our registrar. Please note that the on-line form sends an acknowledgement of your registration but this is not a confirmation that your registration has been accepted. 

SWITCH BC Opening Keynote Sponsor

By Uncategorized, WCS News

We are proud to welcome SWITCH BC as the Opening Keynote Sponsor for this years conference.   SWITCH BC stands for Safety, Wellbeing, Innovation, and Collaboration in Healthcare is a new organization focused on the health, safety, and wellbeing of everyone working in healthcare in BC. Their unique organizational model is a collaboration of unions, physicians and employers. They are working to support provincewide innovation, prevention and training, and enhancing the culture of safety in all healthcare workplaces in B.C.

Registrations at a record high

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We still have lots of room if you want to attend the conference, but it looks like our program is a winner! If you know you want to attend, complete your registration and get it in. If you are coming in from out of town, act fast while we still have some of our guest room block available. Note that early payment deadline is March 15th – time flies!

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