|Date:||18 July 2012|| |
8.30am registration opens
9am conference begins
4pm conference ends
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Cardiff CF10 3ER
|Parking:||The parking spaces at the college are restricted to disabled badge-holders only. However, there are pay-and-display car parks adjacent to the college on either side (free after 6pm). |
There is further parking available opposite the college's main entrance on the other side of North Road, and is operated via a pay-and-display system (free after 6pm).
There are also a number of multi-storey car parks in the city centre, 5-10 minute walk from the college.
The conference, titled ‘Together for Public Health’ is the second Public Health Conference to be held in Wales. Jointly organised by Public Health Wales and the Welsh Government and in partnership with the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA). The 2011 conference attracted policy makers, leaders and public health professionals from across the public sector.
The objectives of the conference are to:
- Develop understanding and learning on the public health contribution to Together for Health
- Take forward public health action specified in Together for Health
- Inform policy making and practice; and
- Raise the profile of public health in Wales.
- First Minister renews commitment to public health [25 May 2012]
- Registration opens for Welsh Public Health Conference [01 May 2012]
- Call for posters for the Welsh Public Health Conference [26 April 2012]
- Welsh Public Health Conference date announced [13 April 2012]
The conference programme is now available to download.
Anyone interested in registering for the conference can do so via the online registration form.
For further information on the conference content please email email@example.com
The conference is free to attend for all those working within the public or voluntary sector in Wales.
There is a fee of £200 for anyone wishing to attend from outside Wales or from the private sector.
There is a reduced rate for delegates attending the Faculty of Public Health Conference from outside Wales and wish to attend the Welsh Public Health Conference of £125.
Anyone who is allocated a place but fails to attend without prior notice will be charged £200. Any cancellations must be made by 5pm Friday 13 July.
There is a poster presentation to accompany the conference and abstracts are now being accepted.
Submission guidelines for posters for this year’s conference have now been produced by the Health Promotion Library. The guidelines outline the themes for the conference and the specific requirements for submitting an abstract.
Anyone interested in presenting a poster should complete a brief outline (150 words) of the poster including theme under which the poster falls, the context of the research, methodology, evaluation and outcomes.
Please submit your abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 May 2012.
The poster abstracts will be judged by a judging panel and successful applicants notified week commencing 11 June 2012. Completed posters will need to be sent by 11 July 2012 to:
Health Promotion Library
Public Health Wales
4th Floor Churchill House
17 Churchill Way
Cardiff CF10 2HH
Anyone displaying a poster will be automatically allocated one free place at the Welsh Public Health conference and will be asked to register when notified of their poster being accepted. Delegates will then have until 30 June to register after which their place will be reallocated.
There is an opportunity for organisations to exhibit at the Welsh Public Health Conference. Over 365 delegates from across Wales with an interest in public health will be attending.
Exhibition space is limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Each exhibition stand will include one delegate place at the conference. The charges for exhibiting are as follows:
- £150 for a voluntary organisation
- £275 for a public sector organisation
- £750 for a private sector organisation.
Anyone interested in exhibiting at the conference should complete the form and return it to email@example.com. You will then be invoiced for your space.
The Faculty of Public Health Cochrane Lecture will follow immediately after the close of the Welsh Public Health Conference and will be given by Professor Peter Elwood, Honorary Professor, Institute of Primary Care and Public Health at Cardiff University. Professor Elwood worked with Archie Cochrane for many years and succeeded him as Director of the MRC Unit in Wales.
There will be a reception at 4pm and then the Faculty President, Lindsey Davies, will introduce the Cochrane Lecture at 4.30pm. The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Jewell will give a vote of thanks at 5.30pm.
Attendance at the event is free. Anyone who would like to register to attend the Cochrane Lecture and has not already registered for the Welsh Public Health Conference can register online.
The Faculty of Public Health is holding its annual conference on Thursday 19 July 2012 at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. The conference, entitled ‘Looking to the Future, Building on the Past’, will be reflecting on the move of public health to a new structure, new relationships, and, with new opportunities and challenges ahead, how public heath professionals will need to bring to bear all their skills, knowledge and expertise to build on past successes and deliver the very best public health for the future.
For further information on the conference, including how to register, please visit the Faculty for Public Health website.
More than 230 people attended the first Welsh Public Health Conference in September 2011 which was titled ‘Fairer Health Outcomes for All’ after the Welsh Government’s health inequities action plan.
Presentations for 2011 conference are available to view on the web page http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/888/news/20649
For any enquiries regarding the conference please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (029) 2022 7744