Do you work in public health? Do you have a project, a new idea or interesting development that you want to share with the wider public health community? Register now for the 4th IPH Open Conference and send us your proposal.
This year’s Conference will take place on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 in Croke Park, Dublin.
The aim of the Conference is to provide an open platform to:
- showcase multidisciplinary work in public health,
- provide opportunities for partnership working,
- assist with personal development/capacity building in public health,,
- promote existing online learning working groups,
- and promote leadership.
We invite people from all sectors (ie statutory, academia, community, voluntary), North and South, to submit proposals for oral presentation at this dynamic, informal, public health event. This is a valuable opportunity for participants to present on an area of public health which is of significant interest to them and in line with the themes listed below:
- Cross sectoral work on the social determinants of health
- Income inequalities and health – closing the gap
- Research and evidence strengthening policy and practice
- Excellence in leadership in public health
- Influencing the teenage years – impact for life
The programme will be suggested and developed by you, the participants, through online registration and submission of proposals. This approach gives you the opportunity to present on a topic of your choice. All communication will be facilitated through our dedicated website www.iphopenconference.com. Once again there is no cost in attending the Open Conference (inclusive of lunch and car parking).
Proposals to present at the Conference to be submitted on the conference website at www.iphopenconference.com no later than Friday, 14 August 2015.
Following this date all registered participants will vote for presentations they would like to hear at the Conference. After voting, the presentations will be ranked according to popularity within each theme and those ranked highest will form the programme for the Conference. The programme will give an opportunity for 24 papers to be delivered and attendees can choose which papers to attend. This will enable participants to develop a conference programme to suit their needs.
Please note that papers ranked 25 – 48 will be invited to submit a poster for display at the Open Conference. A panel will judge the posters and the top poster chosen will receive an award.
Application will be made for CPD accreditation.