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: publichealth.network@wales.nhs.uk

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
20 - 23 Aug

Hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, this conference will enable researchers, academics and health practitioners from across the globe to hear from eminent scholars and meet colleagues to discuss and debate key global and public health issues for populations and communities across the world.

10 - 14 Sep

Physical Activity Measurement Seminar

Møller Centre, Cambridge, UK

The five day seminar is expected to attract delegates from all over the world. It is primarily aimed at Research Assistants and PhD students interested or involved in the objective monitoring of free-living physical activity. However, anyone interested in this area of research is more than welcome to apply.

13 Sep

The event highlights the benefits of research in care homes, what it means to take part and how your home can get involved; hearing from both researchers and from care home staff who have taken part in research.

19 Sep

We will be bringing together a panel of expert presenters to discuss current research in gambling and its implications for population and public health. The aim of the seminar is to develop a shared agenda and identify potential collaborations for future research on problem gambling. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Clare Olson at OlsonC@cardiff.ac.uk by Wednesday 29th August.

19 Sep

On the Move – Alcohol and Travel

Coldra Court Hotel, Newport, Gwent

This year, Alcohol Concern’s annual conference will be looking at the social context of drinking – focussing on the complex relationship between alcohol and travel.

19 Sep

In July 2016, NHS England published an Implementation Plan detailing how it will deliver the recommendations made by the Taskforce working with its partner arms-length bodies. The Plan presents the timeframes and funding for delivery of the programmes of work which will transform mental health services. This event is an opportunity to consider progress of the Implementation Plan and monitor progress on its commitments to transform mental health services.

19 Sep

Working in Partnership: Holding up the Mirror

Swalec Stadium, Cardiff CF11 9XR

This seminar will focus on ‘holding up the mirror’ so that the design and delivery of a service is focused on the individual, irrespective of who is actually delivering the service.

26 Sep

Process Evaluation of Complex Interventions

Glamorgan Building, Cardiff

The aim of this one-day course, led by Dr Rhiannon Evans, is to provide participants with a working knowledge of the theory and practice of process evaluation of complex interventions. The teaching team includes authors of numerous empirical and methodological works related to process evaluation, including recent MRC guidance specialist Dr Graham Moore.

26 Sep

This timely symposium is a unique opportunity for all professionals involved in child safeguarding to hear from UK’s leading experts about the latest developments in the fight against child sexual exploitation. By the end of the session, delegates will have gained an improved understanding that will equip them with the necessary skills and tools to protect children from CSE.

27 Sep

The aim of this one-day course is to provide participants with an introduction to exploratory studies of complex public health interventions, also described as ‘pilot’ and ‘feasibility’ studies. Such studies generate the evidence needed to decide whether and how to proceed with a full scale effectiveness study.

27 Sep

Working in Partnership: Holding up the Mirror

Glasdir, Plas yn Dre, Llanrwst, Conwy, LL26 0DF

This seminar will focus on ‘holding up the mirror’ so that the design and delivery of a service is focused on the individual, irrespective of who is actually delivering the service.

01 - 04 Oct

Celebrating Thirty Years of the Healthy Cities Movement Call for Abstracts

03 Oct

Children can experience uncertainties, adversity, poverty and trauma. The ability to adapt well, cope better and thrive despite these challenges is a crucial aspect of their lives. The Children in Wales Annual Round Table Conference will provide opportunities to consider current research and practice that takes a ‘whole child’ approach to improving resilience in childhood.

04 Oct

Research Impact: Framework for Excellence

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Join universities from across the UK at Research Impact: Framework for Excellence which will explore the new assessment criteria and guidelines, offering practical insights to help deliver high quality research outputs and submissions across disciplines, institutions, projects and staff.

09 Oct

With the discussions over the use of pesticides growing on a global scale, this international symposium will provide an invaluable opportunity to engage with the debate on pesticides in agriculture and analyse potential strategies for their sustainable use in the EU. Furthermore, it will enable delegates to scrutinise the procedure of approval of a pesticide, discuss about the renewal of the approval of glyphosate, and get to know novel and more sustainable plant protection products and methodologies.

10 - 11 Oct

Skills Cymru 2018

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

As a free event, SkillsCymru will inspire and motivate young people to consider opportunities available across Wales. By attending, they will get the best possible start to their career, helping them to make informed decisions and enable them to visualise their career path.

15 - 17 Oct

The Conference will be co-hosted with Public Health England and Sport England – the two agencies leading the physical activity and health agenda in England. The congress has three main themes: Addressing inequalities within and through physical activity; Evidence into policy and practice to achieve population change; and Physical activity and the wider determinants of health.

16 Oct

With homelessness continuing to rise, this symposium provides an invaluable opportunity for professionals from the housing sector, charities and specialised homelessness agencies to discuss the latest strategies for tackling homelessness and improving the lives of rough sleepers.

17 - 18 Oct

SkillsCymru 2018

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

As a free event, SkillsCymru will inspire and motivate young people to consider opportunities available across Wales. By attending, they will get the best possible start to their career, helping them to make informed decisions and enable them to visualise their career path.

24 Oct

Public Health: The Unusual Suspects

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Public Health: The Unusual Suspects conference will bring together an agenda of expert speakers, who will provide delegates with insight and information on each of the topic areas featured. There will be ample opportunity throughout the day to discuss and debate the issues, engage with speakers and share knowledge and best practice with fellow professionals.

25 Oct

Spirit 2018 - Play in Public Space

Holiday Inn, Cardiff

Spirit is a conference filled with inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions and practical workshops about children's play.

29 - 31 Oct

Call for Children’s Delegations This conference will demonstrate why involvement of children in decision-making processes brings positive outcomes, both for the children and young people involved, for communities and for society at large, for example by promoting social inclusion and community engagement. Recommendations for policy makers and practitioners on why and how to strengthen child participation in public decision-making will be one of the key outcomes of this conference. Registration for the conference will commence in April 2018.

01 Nov

To tackle the challenges of an ageing population, the government’s green paper aims to set out the plans to reform the care and support system and improve provision for older people. This event will discuss the contents of the government’s green paper through a series of presentations delivered by expert speakers, a debate on funding with highly informed panellists and the sharing of examples of best practice. Delegates will gain greater clarity as to the government’s ambitions for the future of social care and have the opportunity to discuss how these plans will impact on people’s lives.

07 Nov

This timely symposium will offer an invaluable opportunity for local authorities, schools, teachers, faith groups, student bodies and sexual health professionals to engage with government reforms and co-develop comprehensive age appropriate provision that empowers and safeguards young people. It will also enable all delegates to share, and learn from, a range of best practice models.

09 Nov

This timely seminar focuses on the future for mental health services in Wales. It will provide an opportunity to assess what more might be done to develop young people’s resilience and provide mental health support, and discuss the key issues arising from the inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People and early indications from the Welsh Government pilot initiative on specialised services in schools.

15 Nov

Eileen Illtyd Memorial Lecture on Human Rights - 2018

Faraday Lecture Theatre, Swansea University Singleton Campus

An annual lecture on human rights. This year the lecturer will be Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General for Wales, who will speak about human rights protection in Wales.

20 Nov

This seminar is bringing together key policymakers and stakeholders to discuss the development and implementation of the Additional Learning Needs Code - focusing on governance, funding and regulation. It is timed as the Welsh Government conducts its public consultation into the ALN Code which will set out procedure and best practice - including for disagreement resolution, increased collaboration and remits of responsibility. It also comes as an independent member’s Bill on autism, which will expand on the Welsh Government’s autism strategy, secures leave to proceed.

05 Dec

Looked After Children: Improving Life Chances

Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

The Looked After Children: Improving Life Chances conference will offer delegates the opportunity to be fully briefed on the current situation within the care system and gain an update on the latest developments in terms of policy and funding. The conference will explore all the issues and discuss the way forward to ensure that the life chances of a child or young person in care are not diminished because of the circumstances in which they find themselves.

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.

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.