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Join us for the 2020 conference and experience Korea's vibrant culture

Greetings!
On behalf of the IOHA 2020 Organizing Committee, I am pleased to welcome you to join the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) conference to be held at Daegu, South Korea in October of 2020.

For the conference, a wide range of current topics in occupational health will be discussed and presented in keynote speeches and symposium sessions. For participants from developing countries, a complimentary PDC course will also be held during the conference. You may refer to our Newsletter and website for more information including for keynote topics, a list of our outstanding speakers and the tour information. Participants are invited to join the arranged tours that include visits to various representative industries and also experiencing the K-culture of Korea.

Please note that all of your proposals and papers can be submitted through our online submission pages. Through these platforms, we hope that the OH professionals and colleagues would voluntarily participate with their expertise and interests on various topics of OH.

With our best and collective efforts, we aim to ensure that the 2020 IOHA conference will be a productive and valuable experience for the participants. Your continued support and interest are the core assets of making this conference meaningful and productive. Thank you!

Sincerely yours,

Donguk Park, PhD, CIH

President of IOHA 2020 Organizing Committee

Dear Colleagues,

It is a great honour and pleasure to welcome you to the wonderful city of Daegu, South Korea for the 12th IOHA International Scientific Conference.

Under the theme "Bridging Gaps in OH Development, Opening New Horizons", the congress organizers will be offering us a varied and high-quality menu of conferences, presentations, posters, seminars, and professional development courses.

The organizing committee and volunteers deserve our congratulations and sincere thanks for their efforts and selection of excellent conferences. Many thanks also go to the sponsors who are supporting this event.

This international conference, which is held once every three years, is a unique opportunity to discover worldwide advances in the field of occupational hygiene as well as forge links and create new contacts with experts from all over the world.

The city of Daegu and its friendly citizens also offer you the opportunity to enjoy a culture rich in history, art, architecture, gastronomy, nature, and tradition.

Occupational health and hygiene affect workers in all countries on earth, unfortunately some more than others. It is essential that our knowledge in the fields of elimination, substitution, sampling techniques, preventive measures, and technological advances be shared among our peers, as well as with various industrial and governmental stakeholders, to improve working conditions and health.

I wish you an excellent congress and stay in Daegu.

Rene Leblanc

President of IOHA