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
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

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.

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 - 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.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.