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Retaining Employees' Capacity For Work Following Sickness

The 4th International Forum on Disability Management Will be Held in Berlin

from 22 to 24 September

BERLIN, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- How can businesses retain employees' capacity for work following sickness and disablement? Experts from throughout the world will address this question at the 4th International Forum on Disability Management (IFDM), which is to be held at the Berlin Congress Centre from 22 to 24 September 2008. The IFDM will be hosted by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), together with the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Over 120 speakers from almost every corner of the globe will be presenting the latest findings on how employees can be returned to vocational life following sickness. Besides generic topics, the programme covers numerous talks on subjects such as issues specific to older employees, psychosocial disorders, and cancer. Other topics are particular requirements in production, the service sector, and the public sector.

The 2008 IFDM is aimed particularly at delegates from employers' and employees' groups, experts from companies and state institutions, researchers, providers of prevention and rehabilitation services, insurance institutions, disability managers, legal experts, business managers, medical doctors, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers. To register for the congress, visit the website at The conference fee is EUR550 for registration by 31 July, EUR690 thereafter. One-day visitors' cards can be purchased for EUR230.


The DGUV (German Social Accident Insurance) is the association of accident insurance institutions. Its members insure over 70 million people against the consequences of occupational, school and commuting accidents and occupational diseases. As accident insurance bodies, they possess comprehensive expertise in occupational safety and health, and in medical and vocational rehabilitation.

Press contact:

DGUV Press department

Stefan Boltz

Tel: +49-30-288763-768

Fax: +49-30-288763-771


SOURCE Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV)
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