World experts in managing workers with injuries or illnesses to meet at the International Forum on Disability Management 2016, Kuala Lumpur from 22-24 November 2016

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 23, 2016 (Antara/Bernama-AsiaNet) --

For the first time in Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – A City of Contrasts & Diversity, will play host to the International Forum on Disability Management 2016(IFDM). Building on the successful International Forums on Disability Management held in Canada in 2002, the Netherlands in 2004, Australia in 2006, Germany in 2008, Los Angeles in 2010, London in 2012 and Melbourne in 2014, the torch has now been transferred to Social Security Organisation, Malaysia (SOCSO) to organise this very important and significant event that shall take place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 22nd – 24th November 2016.

The IFDM is a biennial event and the only global conference dedicated to in-depth discussion of problems, trends, and best practices in disability management is a catalyst in addressing issues of disability on a world stage. The IFDM 2016 in Kuala Lumpur will feature more than 100 papers presented by experts of Disability Management from across the globe comprising of the medical, allied health, human resource management and research fraternity giving the conference a broad range of flavors that is sure to please the target audience.

Key note speakers include Mr. Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, Secretary General of the International Social Security Association (ISSA), Dr.Joachim Breuer, Director General of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), Professor Dr.Mohammed I.Ranavaya, Professor and Chief, Division of Occupational, Environmental and Disability Medicine, Joan C.Edwards, School of Medicine, Marshall University, Dato’ Dr.Mohammed Azman, Chief Executive Officer of SOCSO and Malaysia’s premier celebrity, Harith Iskander.

The IFDM 2016, a conference targeted predominantly for CEO’s, Managing Directors, Human Resource Managers, medical, allied health and safety and health practitioners is the only conference which combines the medical management and vocational management, the perfect combination to Disability Management.

For more information on the conference please do not hesitate to contact us at or +60342645000 (Ext 5357) / +6012 6044467(Whatsapp).

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SOURCE : Social Security Organisation, Malaysia (SOCSO)