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Barry Pless—a celebration of his editorship of Injury Prevention

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Barry Pless’ term of office as Editor of Injury Prevention is ending. He has edited the journal since its foundation in 1995, and was involved in its development before the first issue.

To celebrate his huge contribution, a festschrift is being presented in Merida, Mexico, to coincide with the 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.

The festschrift, which is being organized with assistance from the ISCAIP (International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention), will immediately follow the ISCAIP Conference on Friday 14 March 2008 (for details of the ISCAIP Conference, visit

There is no charge for attendance, but pre-registration is required to allow us to manage numbers. Final details of the program, timings, and venue will be published in due course. If you would like to attend, please contact Mike Hayes (

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