Events

This section provides details of events organised both by Public Health Network Cymru and by other organisations. If you would like to advertise your event on this website please e-mail: [email protected]

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Past Events
12 Jan

Delegates will be educated and inspired about the latest developments in Physical Activity for Health. The aim of the conference is to promote Exercise as Medicine and to highlight the importance of Physical Activity across a range of areas.

15 Jan

With failing public confidence in university approaches to tackling sexual violence, this symposium offers a vital interface to universities, as well as practitioners from across the police, social and health services to engage in dialogue aimed at cultivating a culture of accountability within universities and creating a framework to provide current and prospective students confidence and safety during their time in higher education.

15 Jan

The timely seminar will bring together policymakers and key stakeholders to discuss proposals in A Healthier Wales - which sets out goals for improved public health, care increasingly being kept out of hospitals and closer to home, and greater involvement of people and their loved ones in shaping their individual care.

23 Jan

Exploring both the damaging and beneficial aspects of working life on mental health, this international symposium brings together key stakeholders, mental health specialists and policy-makers to raise concerns, share ideas and propose solutions. Delegates will be encouraged to discuss current initiatives, examine innovative approaches to promote mental health at the workplace and consider the relationship between mental well-being and unemployment. It promises to provide topical and thought-provoking debate.

24 Jan

With the majority of children’s services budget spent on Looked After Children, this symposium offers an invaluable opportunity for looked-after social workers, education and children’s services teams, local authorities and key other stakeholders to discuss how best to improve the lives and outcomes of children in care.

30 Jan

Join Westminster Briefing on Wednesday 30 January 2019 for an up to date brief on the role of schools in improving pupil mental health and wellbeing. We will examine how schools can better identify, refer and support pupils experiencing mental health difficulties, discuss how best to embed mental wellbeing into a whole school approach, and interrogate government actions to improve specialist provision.

05 Feb

Safer Internet Day

National Event

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated on the 5th February with the theme: Together for a better internet. A campaign toolkit is created each year to help organizations to get involved in Safer Internet Day by spreading the word and raising awareness.

07 Feb

This conference will explore how services for disabled children can be improved against the backdrop of austerity, increasing demand and young people with ever more complex needs.

07 Feb

Time to Talk Day 2019

National Event

This year’s Time to Talk Day is all about bringing together the right ingredients, to have a conversation about mental health. Whether that’s tea, biscuits and close friends or a room full of people challenging mental health stigma, Time to Change want you to get talking.

07 Feb

The objective of these Welsh Government funded events is to enable and motivate public sector professionals to speed up the transition to a low carbon, low emission transport system in Wales, with a particular focus on road transport and alternatives to private car ownership.

12 Feb

Topics covered will include: NAO review of mental health services for children and young people; Early intervention; Social media; Better integration of services; Transitioning to adult services.

21 Feb

The objective of these Welsh Government funded events is to enable and motivate public sector professionals to speed up the transition to a low carbon, low emission transport system in Wales, with a particular focus on road transport and alternatives to private car ownership.

27 Feb

Following on from the hugely successful inaugural ”Getting Wales Moving: Delivering on the Wellbeing for Future Generations Act” conference, we are very pleased to announce the date for the second event in the series on the 27th of February 2019. This year’s conference will again feature influential and well-respected speakers with anticipated insights from the Welsh Government, Sport Wales, and leading figures involved in improving population health and tackling inactivity and skills shortages across workforce and communities.

27 Feb

The session will have the following learning outcomes: * A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done* The components of a high quality HIA *Introduction to different influences on health and wellbeing*An overview of HIA in the context of current Welsh Government and Public Health Policy, and Practical introduction to screening.

28 Feb

This symposium will offer NHS staff, public health bodies, local authorities, social care professionals, educationists and third sector practitioners to analyse recent policy updates, develop strategies for prevention and early intervention, and work together to ensure that children and young people have timely access to effective mental health support.

05 Mar

The Government has been aiming to fulfil the requirements of the 2010 Child Poverty Act which defined a child poverty reduction target, to be achieved by 2020/21. This was updated in 2014 when the Government introduced its second Child Poverty Strategy which sought to tackle the ‘root causes’ of child poverty. The Government targeted increased employment to aid children living in poor families; Universal Credit was introduced to support adults in attaining work, and implemented tax-free child care to help adults return to employment This symposium therefore draws together local government officials, charities, benefit authorities and other key stakeholders to discuss the state of the current Child Poverty Strategy. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss current issues facing children in poverty, and how to develop strategies to aid them in the long term.

12 Mar

The NHS is pledging to make learning disabilities and/or autism a ‘national priority’ in their upcoming 10-year plan. This conference will be concentrating on the support and services that are essential for people to thrive. Individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same basic rights to receive equity in areas such as healthcare, independent living, employment opportunities and accommodation. Removing the barriers and providing adequate provision is essential.

19 Mar

The conference agenda, featuring the very latest updates and developments, is designed to support delegates in their work and promote healthier later lives.

22 Mar

The conference theme will welcome participants including policy makers, planners, service providers and education institutions and the private sector. Key also will be the involvement of the ‘third sector’, incorporating voluntary organizations and community groups with a particular focus on integrated, multi-disciplinary approaches. This inclusive conference will feature a variety of session formats to promote the exchange of evidence and experience, together with opportunities for discussion and exploration of novel ideas.

28 Mar

This seminar will discuss latest thinking on policy and wider initiatives for reducing poverty in Wales - with a focus on welfare reform, regional approaches and long term strategies. Discussion will reflect key themes and issues emerging as policymakers scrutinise developments and consider practical ways forward for policy, and will assess the impact of policy initiatives themselves.

03 Apr

NHS: Delivering the 10 Year Plan

Mary Ward House Conference and Exhibition Centre, London

The NHS: Ten-Year Plan conference will provide resolutions to fiscal and service provision challenges that are fettering the NHS, in addition to scrutinising the governments proposed funding pledges and how government's investment pledges will provide the basis for the Ten-Year Plan.

08 - 10 Apr

Building on 20 years of our experience in teaching health economics to public health practitioners and those undertaking research in public health. At the end of this short course delegates will have gained an appreciation of the concepts, methods and application of health economics to public health, be able to critically appraise a published economic evaluation of a public health intervention and feel confident in speaking about potential return on investment from public health programmes in the NHS and other settings such as schools and work places.

11 Apr

Connecting Generations: Celebrating and Learning

Reichel Hall, Bangor University

An opportunity to learn the latest research findings and best practice in intergenerational programmes.

07 - 10 May

This conference entitled “Moving Forward Together,” will share best practices and research to advance the worldwide physical literacy movement.

17 - 21 Sep

The theme for IASP 2019 is “Breaking Down Walls and Building Bridges”, a theme that not only resonates with the landmarks in our beautiful city, but also reflects the work we do in suicide prevention and building hope for those in crisis.