Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium 2017
£30 – £54
Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium 2017

Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium 2017

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South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh

18 Holyrood Park Road

Edinburgh

EH16 5AR

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Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium 2017: Understanding and supporting veterinary mental health




Thursday 19 January 2017 - Networking Dinner

Join us for an informal dinner at St Leonard's Hall, Edinburgh Pollock Hall for a chance to network with other delegates over a bite to eat, and start the discussion.

Time: 7.30-10.00pm

Dress code: smart casual

Cost £24, including drinks reception and bowl food dinner.




Friday 20 January 2017 - Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium

The Symposium will take place at South Hall at the University of Edinburgh Pollock Halls from 8.30am- 4.30pm


Programme:

08.30: Registration and coffee

09.00: Neil Smith, Chair: Welcome, introduction to Mind Matters Initiative

09.15: Plenary 1: Understanding Suicidal Behaviour: Professor Rory O Connor, Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Glasgow, Past President of the International Academy of Suicide Research

09.55: Plenary 2: Disclosure and assessing mental ill health in the medical profession - what do we know?: Professor Debbie Cohen, Centre for Psychosocial Research, Occupational and Physician Health at the School of Medicine, Cardiff University

10.30: Morning coffee

11.00: Plenary 3: Protecting and improving mental health at work: Chris O'Sullivan, Head of Workplace Mental Health, Mental Health Foundation

11.45: Expert panel discussion

12.15: Short talks streams

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Short talks streams

15.00: Afternoon tea

15.20: Workshop – What are our research priorities?

16.20: Thanks and conclusions

16.30: Close




Tickets:

Option 1: Dinner on Thursday, 19 January at St Leonard's Hall and ticket to the Symposium on Friday, 20 January.

Price: £54

Option 2: Ticket to the Symposium on Friday 20 January

Price: £30


If you are accepted as a speaker for the event, the fee for attending the Symposium will be refunded to you, but please register now to ensure your place.

A small number of free places are available to those who are unwaged, as is some support towards travel expenses – please email Lizzie Lockett on lizzie@mindmatters.org to discuss.




Accomodation

Please visit http://www.book.accom.ed.ac.uk and quote promotion code: CONF1617, where you will receive 15% off accommodation at Masson House at Pollock Halls.



FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please see the link below for travel directions to the Pollock Halls.

http://www.edinburghfirst.co.uk/getting-here/

What's the refund policy?

If your plans change and you are unable to attend, please contact Emma Lockley (e.lockley@rcvs.org.uk /020 7202 0773) to discuss whether your ticket can be refunded.

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EH16 5AR

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