Our preliminary conference schedule will give you an idea of what to expect on each of the conference days.
THE ILS WORLD CONFERENCE ON DROWNING PREVENTION 2019
IS COMING TO DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
The World Conference on Drowning Prevention is the International Life Saving Federation’s flagship educational event. This biennial conference brings together the world’s foremost experts, research, systems and information on drowning prevention, rescue, lifesaving and water safety. The exchange, debate and development are designed to find ways to reduce death and injury in all aquatic environments worldwide.
WCDP 2019 held in Durban, South Africa is an opportunity to report on the progress made on the 10 actions to prevent drowning, as outlined in the 2014 World Health Organization’s Global Report on Drowning. This is much more than a conference; it is a convergence of people and projects aimed directly at addressing a highly preventable public health challenge. Join us in Durban to play your part in this collaborative effort to save lives.
Durban is not just beautiful, golden beaches. It’s the centre of world-class sport and hosts major international events. It is a shopper’s paradise with world-class shopping malls, craft markets and street bazaars. It is an entertainment and hospitality hub offering a wide range of accommodation from beachfront hotels to themed lodges, guesthouses, self-catering apartments and B&Bs. A bustling commercial and manufacturing centre connected to the business capitals of the world, and is built around one of the busiest ports in Africa, the Port of Durban.