World Conference on Drowning Prevention

Vancouver, a world-class destination for sport, events, conventions, will once again be hosting the world. The week of October 16th, leaders in drowning prevention research will converge on Vancouver to share their insights on research, programs and initiatives to reduce the risk of drowning as part of the World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP).

Did you know?  Every hour of every day 40 people lose their lives to drowning. (WHO – World Health Organization / 2017 Canadian Drowning Report – Lifesaving Society)

Even if you are not a leading expert on the subject there are ways for you to learn more and get involved: