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7 - 9 September 2022 - Hanaholmen Conference Hotel, Helsinki area, Finland

Positive Psychology at Work: Towards Flourishing Workplaces (on-site course)

Organized by: NIVA - the Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health
Supported by: The Nordic Council of Ministers

Topics
The purpose of the course is to present and discuss some key concepts – for example work engagement, positive leadership, and job crafting – in work life positive psychology. Focus will also be on practical measures and positive interventions building on the job and personal resources. The course aims to facilitate research as well as practice from a positive psychology perspective by 1. outlining theoretical relationship and associations between these concepts and 2. proposing and discussing methodological issues and effective and innovative intervention strategies.

Contact Information
Email: linda.oksanen@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/positive-psychology-at-work-towards-flourishing-workplaces/

20 - 22 September 2022 - Hanaholmen Conference Hotel, Helsinki area, Finland

Workspaces Promoting Well-being

Organized by: NIVA

Topics
  • Remote multi-locational work: prerequisites, challenges and outcome
  • Development of sustainable remote work
  • Workplace design for physical, mental and social wellbeing at the office and at home
  • Salutogenic and user-centred approach for workplace design
  • Effects of activity-based offices on well-being and productivity
  • The role of adaptive lighting in supporting personalized well-being
  • Room acoustics and sound insulation – the fundamental factors of well-being and functional working spaces

Contact Information
Email: cecilia.weckman@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/workspaces-promoting-well-being-2/

4 - 6 October 2022 - Fosshotel Reykjavik, Iceland (on-site event)

A Life Course Approach to Work and Health

Organized by: NIVA

Topics
Day 1: Introduction of core life course concepts to work and health research, policy and practice.
Day 2: Introduction of life course methods to work and health research, policy and practice.
Day 3: Implications for work and health research, policy and practice.

Contact Information
Email: cecilia.weckman@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/a-life-course-approach-to-work-and-health/

18 - 20 October 2022 - Scandic Linköping City, Linköping, Sweden

Safe Patient Handling and Movement (on-site course)

Organized by: NIVA - the Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health

Topics
The overall aim of this course is to increase participants knowledge in the area of risk factors for occupational musculoskeletal disorders in healthcare, safety systems, methods for risk assessment and interventions promoting safe patient manual handling in the healthcare sector. The aim is also learn from different hands-on strategies on how to develop patient handling training approaches for healthcare workers.

Contact Information
Email: cecilia.weckman@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/safe-patient-handling-and-movement/

7 - 10 November 2022 - Bristol, United Kingdom

Airmon 2022 - 10th International Symposium on modern principles of air monitoring and biomonitoring

Organized by: British Occupational Hygiene Society

Topics
This symposium is the leading international forum at which recent progress in workplace, residential and environmental exposure assessment strategies and associated analytical air sampling and biomonitoring methodologies can be discussed.

Contact Information
Email: conferences@bohs.org

21 - 22 November 2022 - Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Paris, France

International Scientific Conference ‘Cancer, Work, and Employment’

Organized by: French Agency for Cancer (INCa)

Topics
Bringing together researchers from all around Europe central research questions and the latest evidence on the impacts of cancer on work and interventions to ensure maintenance, return to work, quality of life at work of people with cancer, and job retention of cancer survivors will be presented and discussed. Researchers are invited to submit their abstracts in Social & Human Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health & Interventional research by June 26th.

Contact Information
Website: https://canceremployment-scientificdays.com/