IOSH 2011 opens at London ExCeL 15-16 March 2011
15 March 2011
Health & safety professionals from throughout the UK will descend on London today to attend the IOSH 2011 conference & exhibition. Already established as the key date in the health and safety calendar for industry professionals, the IOSH 2011 conference will offer delegates its most expansive programme in its history, including 55 expert speakers, 35 conference sessions and unparalleled networking opportunities including two evening drinks receptions.
Taking place from 15 – 16 March at ExCeL London and running in conjunction with the extensive IOSH exhibition, the conference, the theme of which is ‘Health and Safety: Rising to the challenge’, will be split into four separate tracks: ‘Managing legislative change’, ‘Striving for safety excellence’, ‘Responding to economic uncertainty’ and ‘Developing healthy working lives’. The tracks will provide delegates with a varied programme and ensure they walk away with answers to the most pressing issues facing health and safety practitioners today. Keynote addresses, interviews and discussions will also take place before and after the track sessions.
Broadcaster and journalist Justin Webb, current presenter on the Today programme, will chair the conference with numerous top-level presenters speaking over the two days, including:
· Judith Hackitt CBE, Chair, Health and Safety Executive
· John Armitt, Chairman, Olympic Delivery Authority
· Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, MIND
· Naveev Quamar, Health and Safety Director, First Group
· Colonel Michael D Edmonson, Deputy Secretary of Public Services, Department of Public Safety Services, and Superintendent, Louisiana State Police
The IOSH exhibition will feature more than 100 of the leading names in the health and safety market including Ansell, British Red Cross, ARCO, JSP, West Anglia, Draeger, NEBOSH, Aviva and NQA.
For further information, please contact:
IOSH (InstitutionOfOccupational Safety and Health)
Tel: +44 (0)116 2573100
Fax: +44 (0)116 2573101