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Public Health@Cambridge Annual Showcase: Planetary Health

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A vibrant one day showcase on planetary health research across Cambridge

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Annual Public Health@Cambridge Network Showcase 2019:

Planetary Health

Jointly hosted by University of Cambridge Conservation Research Initiative.

Sir David King will be delivering the keynote speech on the topic of Planetary Health “Safeguarding both human health and the natural systems that underpin it”.

“Human health and the health of our planet are inextricably linked… With natural systems being degraded to an extent unprecedented in human history, both our health and that of our planet are in peril”(United Nations)

Registration

Registration is now open and closes on Friday 8th November 2019.

This is a local meeting and registration is not open to the general public, only to members of the University of Cambridge and members of affiliated institutions in the Cambridge area.

  • When you register, please select a Full Day Entrance ticket (this includes lunch/coffee).
  • If you would also like to stay for a drinks reception to network after the meeting 17:00-18:00 - please ADD ON this option when registering.

Registration is free, this includes lunch and coffee breaks. If you have any specific restrictions/severe allergies - please let us know when registering.

Confirmed speakers

Prof Rod Jones, Prof Pauline Rose, Dr Angelique Mavrodaris, Prof Steve Evans, Dr Lydia Drumright, Dr Minna Sunikka-Blank, Prof James Wood, Dr Jake Reynolds, Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Prof Howard Griffiths, Prof David Coomes, Dr Ron Zimmern

Draft Programme

9:00 Registration and coffee

9:30 Welcome by Prof Carol Brayne

9:30 Keynote Sir David King

10:30 Session 1: Short presentations from multidisciplinary senior researchers

13:00 Lunch and poster presentations

14:00 Session 2: PhD students and ECRs lightning talks

15:00 Tea break

15:30 Session 3: Facilitated panel discussion: Key challenges for planetary health

16:30 Session 4: Planetary scale law and policy engagement challenges and opportunities

17:00 Close

17:00 - 18:00 Drinks and canape reception at "The Whale Cafe"

**Call for Abstracts: PhD students /ECRs**

We are now welcoming abstracts to be considered for 5 minute lightning talks or posters during the showcase.

“Have you ever thought about how your research affects the human species/planet?”

Please email your abstract to hw523@medschl.cam.ac.uk.

Deadline for submissions: Friday 13th September

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