The 23. International Safe Communitties Conference

International Safe Communitties Conference

The 23. International Safe Communitties Conference

Short title The 23. International Safe Communitties Conference
Location Congress Center MASTER
Novi Sad
The 23. International Safe Communitties Conference

National Center for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Novi Sad, Serbia will host the 23rd International Safe Communities Conference, 10-12 October 2017 in the Congress Center MASTER in Novi Sad. 

Our biennial conference offers an exciting opportunity to meet and network with hundreds of public health and safety practitioners in the field of safe community and injury prevention from all around the world.


The conference brings together domestic and international NGOs, agencies, corporations and other organizations focused in the injury and violence prevention.


The 23rd International Safe Communities Conference will be the “takeaway” conference; We hope that everyone will leave Novi Sad with the dozens of new ideas, strategies to build capacity, new approaches, business cards of new allies, new ideas for educational programs and awareness campaigns and important new research findings to support safe community and injury prevention efforts.



Main partners are the International Safe Communities Certifying Center, Stockholm, Sweden and the European Safe Community Network, Harstad, Norway. 



General Sponsor of the Conference is the Government of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Sponsor is the City of Novi Sad and the patron is HRH Princess Katherine of Serbia.


The main theme of the 23rd International Safe Communities Conference is “Safe Communities is an Essential Need for a Modern-Day Society”, which seeks to find new ideas and experiences to solve the actual problem and to make the world safer.


  • Philosophical, cultural and historical aspects of safety
  • Injuries: The analysis and the evaluation of the actual situation and strategies of prevention
  • Social dangers of the modern world: causes and approaches to prevention
  • Psychological safety – Psychological dangers in the modern world and the strategies of prevention
  • Urban safety (streets, roads, public places, workplaces, houses…)
  • Family safety
  • Safe kids, teenagers, young people
  • Safe elderly people
  • Safe handicapped persons
  • Safe sport
  • Safe traffic
  • Safe hospitals
  • Safe water and food supply
  • Ecological safety: Prevention of emergency situation and disasters
  • Information safety
  • Prevention of violence
  • Fire prevention 
  • Prevention of terrorism
  • Prevention of human trafficking
  • Other
  • English
  • Russian
  • Serbian


Important dates
  •     Deadline for abstract submission: 10  June 2017

  •     End of early bird registration: 10 May 2017

  •    Deadline for Travelling seminar submission: 10 June 2017

  •     The 23rd International Safe Communities Conference: 10- 12 October 2017

  •     Traveling seminar: 13 October 2017

  •     Post Conference Seminar – Safe school in Safe Community: 14 October 2017




Type Conference
Conference character international
Science field Social science
    Political science
Formal science
Social science
Medical science
Natural science
Information and communication technologies
Technical science
Art and culture
Defense and Protection
Languages English,
Default language English

Important Dates

Time zone (GMT +1:00 hour) Belgrade, Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
Deadline for Abstract Submission 25.04.2017.
Acceptance of Abstracts 10.01.2017.
Registration Deadline 10.10.2017.
Conference start 10.10.2017.
Conference end 12.10.2017.


Contact person Mirjana Milankov
Phone : +381 65 83 93 111
Web page/URL :

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