International Strategy Conference on Safety and Health at Work

History of the International Strategy Conference

Since 2009, the International Strategy Conference has taken place every two or three years in the DGUV Academy in Dresden. It is organized by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV). A variety of international and national organizations are involved in the preparation of the conference.

The International Strategy Conference offers international and national organizations a common platform to exchange ideas about existing strategies for occupational safety and health. Participants can talk about new framework conditions for strategic action in a constantly changing world of work. They can also discuss how to improve the coordination of strategies and action plans at both international and national levels.

The following issues were and are the reasons for having the Strategy Conferences in Dresden:
What national and international strategies are there in the field of OSH? How are the international strategies implemented at the national level? What are the priority topics for future strategies to improve occupational safety and health? How can the strategies from different policy areas be better interconnected? What is the best way to optimize the coordination between different strategic approaches?

History 2013 - 2011 - 2009
Strategy Conference 2013
Networking as a driving force for a culture of prevention

"Networking" - how is that supposed to work? This is the question that so many participants might have asked themselves at the start of the 3rd International Strategy Conference that took place in Dresden 6 - 8 February 2013.


2nd International Strategy Conference on Occupational Safety and Health
Five Pillars for a culture of prevention in business and society - Strategies on Safety and Health at Work

The objective of the Second Conference on 3 and 4 February 2011 at the DGUV Academy in Dresden was to develop a master plan for the improvement of processes and structures to foster a preventive culture at different levels: social politics, ...


1st International Strategy Conference
Building a bridge between international and national strategies on health and safety at work

More than 110 leading experts from over 30 countries met at an international conference on strategies in occupational safety and health (OSH) at the BG Academy in Dresden from 28 – 30 January 2009. The goal of this conference, which was hosted by ...