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]

Registration for all Public Health Network Cymru events is through Eventbrite. If you experience any issues registering in this way please contact us.

 

Past Events
28 - 30 Aug

The 15th annual meeting and 10th conference of HEPA Europe will take place at the University of Southern Denmark on the 28-30 August 2019.

28 Aug

Join us this August to review government policy around Childhood Obesity and explore how your region can better support child health through the new partnership system. We will discuss best practice and recent guidance with leading experts in the field in order to achieve greater outcomes for children.

29 Aug

At the end of 2018, the Government launched the UK’s first loneliness strategy in order to improve the lives of elderly citizens. This strategy emphasises the importance of promoting good mental wellbeing, encouraging social connectedness and removing stigma from older peoples lives in the changing context of social relationships.Join us this August to review your region's approach to social connectedness and inclusivity for older people. This event will provide a platform to share ideas, best practice and new approaches to recent policy developments for charities, business, local authorities and health and social care experts in order to improve the lives of the elderly members of our communities.

03 Sep

This course will examine Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), children’s rights and the concept of a good childhood, resilience and how to build resilience in children to cope with and mitigate the effects of Early Childhood Experiences. The course is aimed at those working with children and young people in a professional setting and interested in building a knowledge and understanding of adverse childhood experiences.

04 Sep

This is the 4th National Men In The Early Years Conference. This will be the first MITEY conference to feature a ministerial address, from Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi MP - a real sign that our agenda is now recognised as important at the highest level of government. There's a growing sense that we need more men working in early years education; a stronger understanding of why they matter; and new ideas about how to make it happen.

10 Sep

As a nation, Wales produces some of the world’s leading cancer research. We want your thoughts to help shape a strategy that is being developed to strengthen the work that happens here.

10 Sep

Guest speaker Dr Monika Arora, Director, Public Health Foundation of India will be explaining the role of policies, programmes and partnerships in preventing NCDs in what promises to be an engaging seminar offering both expert and global perspectives.

10 Sep

This session is intended to be of benefit to those who come into contact with or are likely to come into contact with adult survivors of Adverse Childhood Experiences in the course of their work and who wish to gain an insight into Dissociative Identity Disorder and PTSD from a survivor's perspective as well as the overall effects of childhood trauma on adults. Nonetheless, the experiences, symptoms and behaviours discussed are common in survivors of numerous life events experienced at any age. It aims to provide awareness of the types of trauma related disorders known to exist with the aim that attendees will develop a basic understanding of the subject but which will equip them to deal with individuals potentially experiencing symptoms and have the confidence to discuss the possibilities with colleagues or supervisors.

11 Sep

This symposium will offer universities, local authorities, sexual health service providers, GP practices, public health bodies, student groups and more an invaluable opportunity to co-develop methods of improving student sexual health and well being.

11 - 12 Sep

The conference will include a range of events including a number of papers sessions, panels, and speakers. Invitees will also include policy leads and practitioners and local delivery partners providing an opportunity to bring together academic research and policy/practice.

12 Sep

The European Commission organises, in cooperation with the World Health Organisation, a Global Vaccination Summit. The event takes place under the joint auspices of the European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker and WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The overall objective is to give high level visibility and political endorsement to the topic of vaccination and issue a statement to endorse and promote the benefits of vaccination as the most successful public health measure that saves millions of lives every year. It will demonstrate EU leadership for global commitment to vaccination, boost political commitment towards eliminating vaccine preventable diseases and engage political leaders and leaders from scientific, medical, industry, philanthropic and civil society.

13 Sep

Half Day Course This workshop is aimed at supporting a better understanding of current Welsh Government Policy and Programmes The session will support people from a wide range of organisations to understand the distinctive Welsh legislative and policy framework for children and families that has developed as a result of increasing devolution from Westminster

13 Sep

Half day course This workshop is aimed at supporting a better understanding of current Welsh Government Policy and Programmes

14 Sep

The seminar will explore the parallels between research and play and consider how playfulness can be an approach to both undertaking research as well as an approach to teaching research.

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.

18 Sep

At this multidisciplinary event, experts in a range of fields will help us get to grips with issues including: Why substance misuse and mental health can’t be treated separately, What to do about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), How to do the best for autistic clients, How alcohol and eating disorders can interact, How to support people who drink and gamble.

19 Sep

Aneurin Bevan UHB are inviting people from the area to attend a local meeting to discuss health services, and hear how they will be developed / changed over the coming years.

22 Sep

Open Streets Day

National Event

The Open Streets Day is one day event dedicated to providing local opportunities to people to be physically active using the public streets in urban areas.

24 Sep

Learning Disabilities and Autism: Promoting Positive Outcomes

Mary Ward House Conference & Exhibition Centre, London

With soundbites from the government on future social care and the NHS 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.

24 - 25 Sep

In September 2019 Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru will host the Sustainable Built Environment Conference. The aim of this event is to bring together climate and energy researchers, built environment professionals, policy experts and government officials to focus on the transition of energy and low carbon policies into practice. The conference topics will allow delegates to increase their knowledge and skills related to climate change policies and actions, building design, renovation and retrofit issues and the performance of buildings and materials.

24 - 25 Sep

In September 2019 Cardiff University and Cynnal Cymru will host the Sustainable Built Environment Conference. The aim of this event is to bring together climate and energy researchers, built environment professionals, policy experts and government officials to focus on the transition of energy and low carbon policies into practice. The conference topics will allow delegates to increase their knowledge and skills related to climate change policies and actions, building design, renovation and retrofit issues and the performance of buildings and materials.

24 Sep

In Wales today, there are clear opportunities to detect, diagnose and treat more people with high blood pressure. We need to find solutions to improve systems, reduce the burden on the HS and ensure fewer people develop the silent killer that is hypertension. If you are interested and can influence service improvement we want to hear from you. Register by emailing: [email protected]

26 Sep

Half day course This workshop is aimed at supporting a better understanding of current Welsh Government Policy and Programmes.

28 Sep

As part of the European Week of Sport this year's #BeActive Festival is aimed at all ages and all abilities and the free event will include activities such as hockey, tennis, boxing, BMX, StreetGolf, Dance and much, much more!

01 - 31 Oct

Shoctober

National Event

A WAST annual campaign held throughout October which aims to teach Junior pupils (Primary schools) appropriate use of 999 and life savings skills; recovery position, CPR, choking and raise awareness of Defibrillators.

01 Oct

The conference aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, policy makers and the public to exchange and share experiences of challenges and solutions to growing older in rural areas.

02 Oct

It Starts with Us

Bangor University

The role of nursing is changing and expanding. It is more than the ability to perform clinical tasks, but to care for patients on a biopsychosocial level. This holistic, patient centred care starts with us, the nursing students. This conference is designed to celebrate and showcase the unique , versatile career that is nursing.

07 Oct

The Annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Summit will focus on the important issue of transforming mental health services for children and young adults; improving accessibility and recovery outcomes.

08 Oct

This symposium offers local authorities, law enforcement agencies, Traveller community representatives and other key stakeholders an invaluable opportunity to discuss the challenges facing Traveller and Gypsy communities, and what policies can be implemented to improve their quality of life.

08 Oct

This seminar will bring together key stakeholders from business and the research community with policymakers from across Whitehall, the devolved administrations and local authorities, to examine the priorities for supporting evidence-based policymaking in the UK.

09 Oct

Westminster Insight’s Safeguarding Adults conference will review the impact of legislative changes on adult safeguarding and how to implement the Act in person-centred safeguarding practice to improve support for adults. We will also focus on delivering effective services through multi-partner working, personalisation and outcomes focused delivery.

10 Oct

This seminar will discuss the priorities for meeting high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) reduction targets in the UK. Sessions will look at the practical challenges of product reformulation including reducing HFSS content of popular products whilst engaging with consumers, overcoming cost barriers to reformulation and how smaller manufacturers with lower capacity can reformulate their products quickly and effectively.

10 Oct

This Worldwide event is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This year, the theme is suicide prevention.

15 Oct

The programme builds on the Economic and Social Research Council funded research project with University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, which aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing.

15 Oct

Swansea University Unesco World Bioethics Day Conference

Taliesin, Singleton campus, Swansea University

UNESCO believes that where cultural diversity is in conflict with other human rights values, ‘it is necessary to analyse and balance wisely’. The question for conference participants is how to achieve that wisdom and find positive outcomes.

16 - 18 Oct

The 9th MOVE Congress is set to unearth the next game-changers for grassroots sport and physical activity promotion. The MOVE Congress is one of the few conferences in the world that focuses solely on recreational sport and physical activity. In 2019 it will bring 500 stakeholders from physical activity, sport, health, education, urban planning and science together to discuss issues and future trends that link their sectors together.

16 Oct

This conference will allow participants to hear from senior leaders from many of the key individuals, organisations and stakeholders around mental health and well-being in Wales.

16 Oct

In Wales today, there are clear opportunities to detect, diagnose and treat more people with high blood pressure. We need to find solutions to improve systems, reduce the burden on the HS and ensure fewer people develop the silent killer that is hypertension. If you are interested and can influence service improvement we want to hear from you. Register by emailing: [email protected]

17 - 18 Oct

Welsh Public Health Conference

International Convention Centre, Newport

The Welsh Public Health Conference is where hundreds of delegates from a range of backgrounds come together, work together and share ideas to build a healthier Wales.

23 Oct

ENRICH Cymru conference

Bangor University

The inaugural ENRICH Cymru conference will be held in Bangor University (Reichel Hall) on Wednesday 23rd October 2019. Whether you are interested in hearing about the latest research in care homes, or want to develop a new project, there is a place for you in the network!

23 Oct

Learn about the ADP and how we can aid your research through providing access to a wealth of data. Gain an understanding of the Emerging Minds Network and the funding opportunities available for research. Benefit from networking opportunities among researchers, charities and public sector organisations. Share and develop important mental health research questions for independent/collaborative work.

23 Oct

Learning Disabilities: Learning and Fun Day

Halliwell Conference Centre, Carmarthen

The Ambulance Service will be celebrating the role of Learning Disability Community Champion and all the positive contributions the Champions have made, along with the many easy read resources they have developed to improve the experiences and expectations of people with a Learning Disability.

24 Oct

This conference will bring together NHS professionals, Public, Private, Academia, Voluntary and Third sector where the discussions and interactions will inform delegates as to the future ambitions for a technologically enriched NHS.

29 Oct

This event will aim to empower managers to build resilience and confidence in employees, and embed mental wellbeing support practices into their organisation.

07 Nov

Outdoor Classroom Day

National Event

Building on the success of the 2018 campaign, our aim is to get as many children as possible playing and learning outside in 2019.

14 Nov

The latest Why Sports conference will provide an inclusive platform to discuss current evidence whilst providing insight on how as a nation, we can all work towards a sustainable preventative health approach across communities through the promotion and prescription of physical activity.

20 - 23 Nov

Jointly organized by the European Public Health Conference Foundation, the European Public Health Association and the French Society of Public Health, the 12th European Public Health Conference will be held in Marseille, France, on 20–23 November 2019.

20 Nov

This event will recognise the journey that the UNCRC has been on in Wales to date, as well as looking what needs to be achieved in the future.

25 - 26 Nov

A 2-day summit organised by the RCGP Secure Environments Group in partnership with Broadmoor, Ashworth, and Rampton high secure hospitals, Spectrum, Care UK, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Martindale Pharma, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, HMP Berwyn, West London NHS Trust, Correvio and Learn it Online. The main title will be ‘Journeys Through Justice – Leadership and Transformation’ – focusing on a range of themes including Women in prison, Transgender pathways, Children’s services, Learning disability and difficulty and Trauma-informed care.

26 Nov

The agenda includes presentations designed to help higher education institutions improve outcomes and ensure that all student and staff deliver the quality of care required to improve mental health services.

27 Nov

The conference will include keynote speakers, expert panels, engaging workshops and inspiring field trips. The conference will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners from the range of sectors that shape public space and infrastructure, with advocates and activists working to promote children’s rights in their neighbourhoods, towns and cities. The conference will be supported by partners including Playing Out, A Place in Childhood, the Universities of Bristol and Bath Spa and the Architecture Centre.

27 Nov

Innovation in Public Health

Titanic Belfast

The Joint Public Health Annual Conference is hosted by The Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast, The Public Health Agency, The Health Service Executive Ireland, The Institue of Public Health in Ireland, and the Department of Health NI.

28 Nov

In partnership with Renewable UK Cymru. The Sustainable Academy Awards recognise the inspirational people and projects from across Wales that are helping to deliver at least one of the seven national goals of the Well-being of Future Generations Act, contributing to the environmental, social, cultural and economic sustainability of life in Wales. The event builds on the success of the Wales Green Energy Awards and the Sustain Wales Awards and will celebrate sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership across Wales. The Awards recognise work being done by individuals, community groups and the public sector, as well as small and large businesses.

04 Dec

This seminar will consider challenges and opportunities around raising the quality of health and social care in Wales, the future for inspection and regulation, and recruitment, development and support of the workforce.

05 Dec

Media and Mental Health

Manchester Conference Centre

The Mental Health & Media: Delivering the Duty of Care conference will bring together perspectives from across platforms, mental health service providers and policy makers to assess, discuss and develop best practices for using the incredible power of the media to educate, influence and determine positive mental health outcomes.

05 Dec

This event will bring together perspectives from across platforms, mental health service providers and policy makers to assess, discuss and develop best practices for using the incredible power of the media to educate, influence and determine positive mental health outcomes.