1969-2019: Celebrating 50 years of IOM

IOM50 is a programme that celebrates 50 years at the forefront of scientific research to understand and mitigate a range of occupational and environmental health risks.

Since the day the Institute started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1969, we have sought to bring about an improved understanding of the factors affecting human health and to identify, promote and apply practices that will lead to improvements in the health of workers and the wider population.

Throughout the year, we intend to mark our scientific achievements and the impacts these have had through a series of events and materials.

 

April 1-2 2019
IOM hosts the UK & Ireland Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology and Exposure Science meetings in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The meeting will feature prominent keynote speakers, presentations and posters on a wide range of relevant topics and will provide excellent networking opportunities for delegates.

Find out more or book your place

 

April 1-4 2019

OH2019; The Premier Conference for Occupational Hygiene in the UK

Visit our stand and meet our team, don't miss Rob Aitken (CEO) present a keynote ‘The IOM at 50, Lessons from the Past, Directions for the Future’.

Listen to members of our research team discuss emerging health risks in 21st-century workplaces.

Find out more

June 2019

‘The greatest opportunities: 50 years of the Institute of Occupational Medicine’

The release of an autobiographical account that charts IOM’s history and impacts, co-authored by present day and previous Directors and Senior Scientists.

 

September 11-12 2019

Contamination Expo, NEC Birmingham

Visit our stand and meet our Occupational Hygiene team, while stocks last pick up an IOM50 celebratory pack.


December 2019

An opportunity to review the year across our social media channels and interact with the IOM50 highlights.


You can return to this page for regular programme updates as well as follow us on social media LinkedIn and Twitter.

We are an organisation with a great history and unlimited potential for the future. We hope you can join us at one of our many events or see some of the exciting ways we are celebrating.

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