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August 2019

Contents
  1. Event: 10 October 2019 – Book your place NOW at the Fire Information Group UK (FIG UK) Seminar celebrating the 31st Anniversary of The Fire Information Group UK
  2. Event: Novel Technological Innovations for Occupational Safety and Health
  3. Event: The 11th British Safety Council Annual Conference – Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace
  4. Event: Join ECHA Biocides Day for an insight into the current priorities for biocides in the EU
  5. Event: Labour Inspection in the Age of Digitalization
  6. World Suicide Prevention Day 2019
  7. UK NEBOSH HSE: Introduction to Incident Investigation – 1 Day Qualification
  8. Event: Urgent and emergency care in England – Integrating services, reducing variation and implementing the Long Term Plan – Westminster Health Forum policy conference
  9. UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Events
  10. UK TUC renews warning on unsafe work temperatures
  11. UK Supreme Court victory in landmark disclosure battle
  12. London mayor launches Good Work Standard
  13. London Fire Commissioner says “Improving building safety must be a top priority for new Government”
  14. Two million workers robbed of legal holiday entitlement
  15. Hand-arm vibration: The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005: Guidance on Regulations, HSE L140, 2nd edition
  16. Safety warning on anniversary of largest grass fire in London’s history
  17. Tougher action needed for attacks on emergency workers
  18. Four new substances added to the ECHA Candidate List
  19. Event: Innovations in Tunnels 2019
  20. Event: RoSPA National Water Safety Conference 2019 – Making every community count
  21. Event: Labour Inspection in the Age of Digitalization
  22. Event: OEHS 2020 – Occupational Health & Hygiene – Strengthening foundation; Breaking new frontiers
  23. Event: IOHA 2020 – The 12th IOHA International Scientific Conference – Bridging Gaps in OH Development, Opening New Horizons

Event: 10 October 2019 – Book your place NOW at the Fire Information Group UK (FIG UK) Seminar celebrating the 31st Anniversary of The Fire Information Group UK

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 13.00 – 17.00 followed by a reception

Location: Senate Room, 9th Floor, Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London

This seminar is kindly sponsored by Lane, Jefferies & Associates Ltd, Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd and Burgoynes.

Programme

Timing includes Questions/Answers in each speaker’s session

12.15 – 13.00

Registration

13.00 – 13.30

Introduction by Chair Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP, IOSH Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2013
FIG UK – Looking back – Looking forward and New ways of working
Setting the scene.
Worldwide Fire, health and safety information sources – including new topics, research and developments.
Where to keep up to date.
Confirmed as speaker

13.30 – 14.15

Dr James L D Glockling, BEng PhD MIFireE, Technical Director, Fire Protection Association, Director RISCAuthority
Recent Fire Research including fires in thatched roofs. Also, where to keep up to date in information.
Confirmed as speaker

14.15 – 15.00

Chris Jones, Chairman Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH), Director of Risk Management and Compliance, Cory Environmental.
Waste Industry and fires – current and future work. Also, where to keep up to date in information.
Confirmed as speaker

15.00 – 15.20

Tea/Coffee Break

15.20 – 16.05

Steve McGuirk, CBE, QFSM, DL, MA BA (Hons), BSc, FIFireE, Chairman, Fire Service Research and Training Trust, formerly Chief Fire Officer, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services.
What the FSRTT does and how it can help those working in the fire industry – also where to keep up to date in information.
Confirmed as speaker

16.10 – 16.55

Member of London Fire Brigade, Fire research and investigations
- including new topics, different types of fires
- future ways of working using available technologies e.g. drones, robots
- and perhaps including reference to Sherlock, the LFB dog
- also where to keep up to date in information on these topics
Confirmed as speaker

16.55 – 17.00

Summing up – Chairman

17.00 – 18.00

Speakers and delegates are welcome to the free Networking drinks and nibbles party in The Imperial Hotel 1st Floor Bar.

Seminar Delegate Fees

Delegates – £60 each

FIG UK Members – £50 each less discount

FIG UK Retired members – £20 each less discount

3.5 CPD certificates will be available for those attending.

Bookings

Bookings NOW BEING TAKEN and further Information from FIG UK Co-ordinator:

Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP, IOSH Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2013 | Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd, 85 The Meadows, Todwick, Sheffield S26 1JG, UK | Tel: +44 (0) 1909 771024 | Email: sp@sheilapantry.com

Event: Novel Technological Innovations for Occupational Safety and Health

15 October 2019, National Central Institute for Labour Protection, Warsaw, Poland

The Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute (CIOP-PIB) would like to invite you to participate in international conference on “Novel technological innovations for occupational safety and health” (OSH InnoTech). The conference will be held in Warsaw on 15 October 2019 at CIOP-PIB premises.

The objective of the conference is to present and discuss results of cutting-edge research on innovative solutions for safety improvement as well as exchange knowledge and experience among the leading European researchers in the field. The conference is aimed at researchers, practitioners, entrepreneurs as well as experts in occupational safety and health who are potentially interested in the development and implementation of novel technological innovations for OSH improvement.

The conference is divided into the following sessions – please see the conference programme for details:

The participation in the conference is free of charge. The registration is open until 30 September 2019.

The conference languages are Polish and English – simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

For more information Contact: https://www.ciop.pl/OSHInnoTech

Event: The 11th British Safety Council Annual Conference – Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace

16 October 2019, Congress Centre 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS, UK

The 2019 Annual Conference will give you the skills to tackle new challenges in health, safety and wellbeing. It’s the perfect way to ensure your organisation has a healthy and long-lasting wellbeing culture.

BSC will be holding a number of sessions from expert speakers on the day. Professor David Fishwick will be holding the keynote session on the statistics and impact of workplace health conditions. David is the Co-Director of the Centre for Workplace Health and Chief Medical Advisor for HSE. His discussion will involve how managers can intervene and make a difference within their organisation.

More information: https://www.britsafe.org/awards-and-events/events/conferences-and-workshops/2019/the-11th-british-safety-council-annual-conference-health-safety-and-wellbeing-in-the-modern-workplace

Event: Join ECHA Biocides Day for an insight into the current priorities for biocides in the EU

29 October 2019, European Chemicals Agency, Annankatu 18, 00120 Helsinki, Finland

The event takes place from 9:00 to 18:00.

Topics:

The event is open to all, free of charge.

More information: https://echa.europa.eu/-/biocides-day-2019

Event: Labour Inspection in the Age of Digitalization

19-21 November 2019, Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm, Sweden

Due to digitalization, many jobs are becoming increasingly complex and abstract. Workers are expected to handle large quantities of information, learn new things, adapt to changes and use digital tools. Another aspect of digitalization is the disappearing boundaries of time and space, as work can be performed anytime and anywhere – work without boundaries. This course looks into cognitive and other aspects of the digitalization of work with specific focus on the roles of labour inspection services and employers in contributing to sound work environments.

Course objectives

Contribute to the enhancement of labour inspection services by increasing the knowledge in:

Main topics

Target group

More information: https://niva.org/course/ohs-supervision-of-cognitive-aspects-of-digitalized-work

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

World Suicide Prevention Day will be taking place on Tuesday, 10 September 2019. This annual event aims to raise awareness about preventing suicides across the globe.

At Mates in Mind we understand that it can be difficult to start the conversation about suicide prevention and mental ill-health. Where do you start? What do you say? Who do you talk to? How do you make it more than a one-off conversation? It doesn’t matter when or why your organisation is taking action to prevent suicide, or start the conversation about mental health, we are here to support you to make a change.

Wherever your organisation is beginning, Mates in Mind is here to support you.

Mates in Mind is a leading UK charity that enables UK organisations, of any size, to improve their workforces’ mental health. We do this by providing the skills, clarity and confidence to employers on how to raise awareness, improve understanding and address the stigma that surrounds mental health.

In time for World Suicide Prevention Day 2019 we have developed a resource pack to aid you in addressing and taking action to prevent suicides and improve the mental health of your workforce.

This pack and awareness poster are part of the growing suite of Mates in Mind resources. These can be used by workplaces like yours to raise awareness and to begin to move towards a more inclusive and engaged workforce, whether they are direct employees or contractors.

You can download the pack and poster from the Mates in Mind website.

UK NEBOSH HSE: Introduction to Incident Investigation – 1 Day Qualification

The UK Health and Safety Executive 1-day qualification sets out not only the ‘why’ but also the ‘how’ of incident investigation.

If investigations fail to identify all of the causes of incidents, or they focus only on the individual involved, opportunities to improve work methods and improve risk controls may be lost.

The NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation equips learners to run investigations unaided, create and deploy action plans to help prevent recurrence or a more serious incident.

This stand-alone qualification is aimed at anyone who conducts investigations, such as supervisors and line managers. No specific previous training or qualification is needed.

Potential benefits include safer working methods, more effective controls and fewer incidents.

Event: Urgent and emergency care in England – Integrating services, reducing variation and implementing the Long Term Plan – Westminster Health Forum policy conference

17 October 2019, Central London

This seminar will be an opportunity to consider the development of urgent and emergency care in England, looking at integrating services, tackling unwarranted variation, and implementing the Long Term Plan.

Delegates will discuss the implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan goals for urgent and emergency care, including the impact of service redesign and the expansion of Same Day Emergency Care following the commitment to embed the model in every type 1 accident and emergency department by 2020.

Attendees will also consider the expansion of out-of-hospital urgent care and the commitment in the Long Term Plan to fully implement the Urgent Treatment Centre model by Autumn 2020. We expect discussion on the challenges for integrating services, developing multidisciplinary teams and increasing patient awareness of the variety of urgent care services available.

More information: https://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/conference/urgent-and-emergency-care-19

UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Events

26 September 2019 – Workshop on the Chemistry Data Requirements for Biocides Regulated under Regulation 528/2012

HSE’s Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) is running a one-day workshop aimed at providing training on data requirements for the EU approval of biocide products regarding the physicochemical properties and methods of analysis under Regulation EU 528/2012. The event will also include a discussion on novel guidance that is available for specific biocidal products and active substances such as Biocide Product Families, carriers and in situ generated active substances.

The workshop will be held at the Chemicals Regulation Division in York on Thursday, 26 September 2019. Registration will begin from 9:00 am. The workshop will start at 9:30 am and finish around 4.00 pm. The cost per delegate to attend the workshop will be £475 (plus VAT).

More information: https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/crd---workshop-on-the-chemistry-data-requirements-for-biocides-regulated-under-regulation-5282012

23-24 October 2019 – Two Day Biocides Efficacy Workshop

The course will provide a general overview of how to identify the correct efficacy data requirements for a product and, in some cases, how this may be different from the requirements for an active substance. It will also note the UK experience of the interpretation of requirements by other Member States. The course will then address how to generate and present appropriate data to meet these requirements. There will also be sections dedicated to some specific product types (or groups of product types) for which significant interest has already been expressed. There will be worked examples to help attendees to recognise common problems and best practice, as well as a number of discussion opportunities to allow attendees to raise key issues and ask questions.

The workshop will be held at the Chemicals Regulation Division in York, UK on Wednesday, 23 and Thursday, 24 October 2019. Registration will begin from 9:00 am. The workshop will start at 9:30 am on day one and finish around 3:30 pm on day two. The cost per delegate to attend the workshop will be £660 (plus VAT).

More information: https://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/crd---two-day-biocides-efficacy-workshop

UK TUC renews warning on unsafe work temperatures

Record-breaking temperatures can make work unpleasant and downright dangerous unless employers act to protect their staff, the TUC has warned.

To cope with the stifling heat, the union body has renewed its call on employers to allow flexible working and to keep workplaces cool so staff can work as comfortably – and safely – as possible. The TUC said giving staff the chance to come in earlier or stay later will let them avoid the sweltering and unpleasant conditions of the rush hour commute. Bosses could also let staff work from home where possible. Workplaces can be kept cooler by taking simple steps such as having windows that can be opened, using fans, moving staff away from windows or sources of heat, or installing ventilation or air-cooling, the TUC added. Temporarily relaxing their workplace dress codes can also help save workers from getting overheated. And frequent breaks and a ready supply of cold drinks are sensible and necessary safety precautions.

The TUC indicated both indoor and outdoor workers need protection. Measures to protect outdoor workers can include scheduling work to avoid the hottest parts of the day, providing shelter and canopies to shade workers from the sun, providing sunscreen and suitable clothing and hats to protect the skin, and providing breaks and a ready supply of cold drinks.

More information: https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/tuc-risks-908-3-august-2019-0#_Toc15457919

UK Supreme Court victory in landmark disclosure battle

The UK Supreme Court has ruled an asbestos disease victims’ advocacy group can access court documents used in a legal case against the asbestos manufacturer Cape Intermediate Holdings Limited.

The landmark judgment in favour of the Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK will have ‘wide-ranging implications for the future disclosure of documents used in court proceedings’ and will impact on the access to documents given to people and organisations who are not part of court proceedings, the group’s lawyers have said.

The Forum’s Graham Dring applied in 2017 to access documents from a legal case against asbestos manufacturer Cape Intermediate Holdings Limited, which were due to be destroyed, as he believed that the documents would contain valuable information about the dangers of asbestos, reveal the research that had been carried out within the asbestos industry, and the influence which the asbestos industry had in setting health and safety standards in the UK, standards which still apply today.

In July 2018 the Court of Appeal ordered that Mr Dring should be given copies of “key” documents from the previous court proceedings against Cape. The Supreme Court has now held not only that the Court of Appeal had the jurisdiction to make this order, but also that it had the jurisdiction to make a “wider” order if it was right to do so. The case will now return to the Royal Courts of Justice where the trial judge will consider whether to order wider disclosure than the Court of Appeal, which could mean all the court documents related to the case.

More information: https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/tuc-risks-908-3-august-2019-0#_Toc15457924

London mayor launches Good Work Standard

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a Good Work Standard, which is says is a new benchmark for high employment standards.

The initiative, which includes a Healthy workplaces Award, has already attracted sign-ons from public, private and third-sector employers and union bodies including the TUC and UNISON.

The new standard has criteria covering fair pay and conditions, wellbeing, skills and progression, and diversity and recruitment. It has been developed in collaboration with London’s employers, trade unions and professional bodies. To sit alongside the Good Work Standard, the Mayor said he will soon launch an Employment Rights Hub, which will help Londoners understand their rights at work and what action is available to them when those rights are infringed.

More information: https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/tuc-risks-908-3-august-2019-0#_Toc15457925

London Fire Commissioner says “Improving building safety must be a top priority for new Government”

People are at risk from slow action to improve building safety, with developers and those responsible not doing enough. The fire service is wrongly being seen as the safety net for the shortfalls in building safety warns London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton.

After sharing concerns with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and the Home Office, the Commissioner is warning that there is a “very real risk” of another incident like Grenfell happening where there could be a similarly large loss of life. The call to prioritise urgent action and for the Government to work with London Fire Brigade comes as new Ministers take up office.

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said: “Now more than two years after the Grenfell Tower fire, thousands of people are still living in buildings fitted with flammable cladding. Excuses and a lack of urgency demonstrated by those responsible for these buildings are placing people across the country at risk.

“I’m keen to work with Ministers to finally end this lack of action by developers and people responsible for maintaining buildings.”

The Commissioner explains that measures such as waking watches, which were put in place in buildings identified with flammable cladding, are necessary but an imperfect short term solution. She is concerned they are being seen and used as a long-term alternative to remediation work.

More information: https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/news/2019-news/july/improving-building-safety-must-be-a-top-priority-for-new-government

A new TUC analysis has revealed that 1 in 14 UK workers are not getting their legal holiday entitlement.

The union body estimates that nearly two million employees (1.960 million) are not getting the minimum paid leave entitlement they are due. And over a million (1.145 million) are not getting any paid leave at all. Women workers (8.3 per cent) are worse affected than men (5.9 per cent). The number of people taking unpaid holiday claims to tribunals has more than doubled since tribunal fees were abolished in 2017, following a legal victory by UNISON. The majority of holiday pay ruling are in the claimant’s favour.

The TUC says the main reasons people are missing out are unrealistic workloads that do not allow time to take leave, employers deliberately denying holiday requests and managing out people’s leave or employers not keeping up to date with the law.

More information: https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/2-million-workers-not-getting-legal-holiday-entitlement-warns-tuc

Hand-arm vibration: The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005: Guidance on Regulations, HSE L140, 2nd edition

Hand-arm vibration or HAV is a widespread hazard for employees in many industries and occupations. This second edition of the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) L140 outlines what an employer’s duties are under the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 as they relate specifically to HAV (HSE publication L141 deals with whole-body vibration).

The book looks at the employer’s legal obligations to control risks to employees’ health and safety from exposure to HAV and to prevent HAV-related diseases such as hand-arm vibration syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome. It covers the management and control of the risks from HAV and how to protect employees, with practical guidance on risk assessments, controlling vibration exposure and arranging health surveillance.

The guidance is aimed at employers as well as those who advise employers, such as health and safety professionals, vibration specialists and occupational health professionals.

Health and Safety Executive; 2019; Second edition, 113 pages; ISBN 978 0 7176 6565 5

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l140.htm

Safety warning on anniversary of largest grass fire in London’s history

One act of foolishness can have devastating consequences – that’s the serious reminder from firefighters on the first anniversary of London’s biggest ever grass fire.

More than 200 firefighters spent four days tackling the huge blaze which broke out on 15 July 2019 and swept across Wanstead Flats.

With the school holidays on their way and sporadic heatwaves predicted throughout the summer, London Fire Brigade is urging people to take care when they are out enjoying the sunshine this year.

Firefighters have already attended more than 1,200 grass fires across the capital this year.

More information: https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/news/2019-news/july/safety-warning-on-anniversary-of-largest-grass-fire-in-london-s-history

Tougher action needed for attacks on emergency workers

There must be more prosecutions, tougher sentencing and a culture change to address the widespread attacks on emergency workers, the union GMB has said.

The union call came as new figures obtained by the BBC showed between November 2018, when a new law came into effect, and May this year police across England and Wales made more than 6,600 arrests for attacks on emergency service workers.

The union says its Protect the Protectors campaign helped ensure the passage of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018, which came into effect on 13 November 2018. The legal change made assaulting an emergency service worker a specific criminal offence in England. Attacking an emergency worker is also now an ‘aggravating factor’ for sentencing purposes. But the union said the law must result in more prosecutions and tougher sentences, “accompanied by culture change and support from government and employers.”

More information: https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/tuc-risks-907-27-july-2019#_Toc14952451

Four new substances added to the ECHA Candidate List

The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for authorisation now contains 201 substances.

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA has added four new substances to the Candidate List due to their toxicity to reproduction, endocrine disruption and a combination of other properties of concern. The latter causes probable serious effects to human health and the environment, giving rise to an equivalent level of concern to carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR), persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substances, respectively.

The decision to include two of the substances, number 2 and 3 in the table below, was taken with the involvement of the Member State Committee (MSC).

One further substance, the last in the table below, has been added to the list having been identified as an SVHC by the European Commission due to its endocrine-disrupting properties. The MSC referred this SVHC proposal to the Commission in 2016.

More information: https://echa.europa.eu/-/four-new-substances-added-to-the-candidate-list

Further information

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), P.O.Box 400, FI-00121 Helsinki, Finland

Event: Innovations in Tunnels 2019

13-14 November 2019, Chamonix, France – Plus 15 November 2019 Tour of Mont Blanc Tunnel

“Latest Trends & Innovative Ideas Within Tunnels” – EnigmaCG’s Annual Conference on Innovation in Tunnels: Construction, Maintenance, Safety and Fire Protection touches on all aspects of a tunnel. Innovation and the emerging of new technologies that go along with a tunnel will always be highly sought after to ensure that not just newly developed but also existing tunnels adhere to these best practices.

Highlights

... and what were the mistakes that have been made in the past such as the tunnels in Norway and the latest findings in Tunnels, Construction, Maintenance, Fire & Safety then TSFP is a must attend event for you and your colleagues

Do you have a product/solution for the tunnel industry, want to test the market or have a new offering? then Innovation in Tunnels (TSFP) is the only place you should be! With over 100 influencers/decision makers under one roof from all across Europe, and is the perfect opportunity for you to pitch to a captive audience who are seeking to know more and more importantly have the budget to spend where they see fit for their organization.

More information: https://www.tunnelsconference.com

Event: RoSPA National Water Safety Conference 2019 – Making every community count

18 November 2019, Aviva Tower, St Helens, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ

In the three years following the launch of the UK drowning prevention strategy lots of organisations across the UK have made real progress towards reducing the number of deaths we see in our waters.

In this conference we will look at communities who have successfully mobilised to address the drowning problem.

We will also share the insights and lessons from a number of high profiles events.

At the conference you will:

Attendance certification provided to log against your CPD scheme.

No matter what your professional connection with water safety and risk management, the conference will offer essential information for all.

Full details: https://www.rospa.com/events/water.aspx

Event: Labour Inspection in the Age of Digitalization

19-21 November 2019, Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm, Sweden

Due to digitalization, many jobs are becoming increasingly complex and abstract. Workers are expected to handle large quantities of information, learn new things, adapt to changes and use digital tools. Another aspect of digitalization is the disappearing boundaries of time and space, as work can be performed anytime and anywhere – work without boundaries. This course looks into cognitive and other aspects of the digitalization of work with specific focus on the roles of labour inspection services and employers in contributing to sound work environments.

Contribute to the enhancement of labour inspection services by increasing the knowledge in:

More information: https://niva.org/course/ohs-supervision-of-cognitive-aspects-of-digitalized-work

Event: OEHS 2020 – Occupational Health & Hygiene – Strengthening foundation; Breaking new frontiers

19-20 March 2020, Singapore

Be part of the meeting that provides the best opportunity for occupational health, safety and hygiene professionals to strengthen knowledge and explore latest solutions and developments in professional Occupational Health, Workplace Safety and Health and Industrial Hygiene practices to improve the health and safety of all at work.

The Occupational and Environmental Health Society of Singapore (OEHS) invites you to the OEHS 2020 conference in Singapore. Join OEHS and be updated in the scientific research, technical advancements and professional sharing by occupational health and hygiene experts.

Contact: The Occupational and Environmental Health Society of Singapore (OEHS), Singapore | www.oehs.org.sg

Event: IOHA 2020 – The 12th IOHA International Scientific Conference – Bridging Gaps in OH Development, Opening New Horizons

17-22 October 2020, Daegu, Korea

This 12th meeting will be hosted by the Korea Industrial Hygiene Association.

It is an opportunity to create synergy among occupational health professionals from the academia, industries, research institutes, policy makers, and workers worldwide. It recognizes the border-crossing nature of occupational health and safety.

IOHA ISC is currently seeking for symposia proposals.

A symposium provides an opportunity to share specific research issues, problems, or topics from a variety of perspectives. Here, scientific research outcomes, educational contents, case studies, alternative solutions, interpretations, or contrasting points of view on a specific subject or in relation to a common theme may be presented. A symposium is frequently interactive, and a large portion of it may be devoted to a dialog among the presenters and the discussants, questions and discussions among all those present, or a small-group interaction.

Symposia proposals for, but not limited to, the following categories are welcome:

For more details visit www.ioha2020.org