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WISERD Annual Conference 2018

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 09:00 - Thursday, 19 July 2018 at 17:00 (BST)

WISERD Annual Conference 2018

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard Two Days (18 and 19 July 2018) 28 Jun 2018 £200.00 £0.00
Standard - Wednesday 18 July 2018 28 Jun 2018 £100.00 £0.00
Standard - Thursday 19 July 2018 28 Jun 2018 £100.00 £0.00
Standard PhD Student: Two days 18 & 19 July 2018 28 Jun 2018 £70.00 £0.00
Standard PhD Student: 18 July 2018 28 Jun 2018 £35.00 £0.00
Standard PhD Student: 19 July 2018 28 Jun 2018 £35.00 £0.00
Standard - Charities / Third Sector Wednesday 18 July 28 Jun 2018 £35.00 £0.00
Standard - Charities / Third Sector Thursday 19 July 28 Jun 2018 £35.00 £0.00
University of South Wales Halls Accommodation - Tuesday 17 July 28 Jun 2018 £43.14 £0.00
University of South Wales Halls Accommodation - Wednesday 18 July 28 Jun 2018 £43.14 £0.00
Early Bird - Two Days (18 and 19 July 2018) Ended £140.00 £0.00
Early Bird - Wednesday 18 July 2018 Ended £70.00 £0.00
Early Bird - Thursday 19 July 2018 Ended £70.00 £0.00
Early Bird - PhD Student: Two days 18 & 19 July 2018 Ended £60.00 £0.00
Early Bird - PhD student: Wednesday 18 July 2018 Ended £30.00 £0.00
Early Bird - PhD Student: Thursday 19 July 2018 Ended £30.00 £0.00
Early Bird - Charities / Third Sector Wednesday 18 July Ended £30.00 £0.00
Early Bird - Charities / Third Sector Thursday 19 July Ended £30.00 £0.00

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WISERD 2018 Annual Conference

18 July - 19 July 2018

Conference Centre, University of South Wales, Pontyprid Campus

The WISERD 2018 Conference will take place over two days (18 - 19 July) at the Conference Centre, University of South Wales, Pontypridd Campus.

The conference is open to colleagues from across the academic, policy, public, private, and third sectors in Wales. 

The theme for this year's conference is "Addressing inequalities and injustice" and includes a variety of presentations, panel discussions and workshops on the following key themes: 

  • Civil Society
  • Criminology 
  • Education 
  • Employment
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Spocial Policy
  • Transport
  • Welsh Language  

 

Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to welcome our keynote speakers for the 2018 conference.

Professor Paul Harrison, Pro Vice Chancellor Research, University of South Wales will be delivering the welcoming address on Wednesday 18 July.

Auriol Miller, Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs will be giving the keynote presentation at the close of the first day. There will be an opportunity for informal networking during a drinks reception.   

Dr David Gordon, Professor of Social Justice, Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research and Director of the Bristol Poverty Institute at the University of Bristol, will be giving the keynote presentation opening the second day of the conference on Thursday 19 July.

 

PhD Student Competitions

PhD student poster competition - sponsored by The Learned Society of Wales awarding a prize of £200 for the winning poster.

ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre - "3MEI" - Three minute engagement/ impact prize

Based on the "Three minute thesis" format, PhD students have the opportunity to present an account of challenges and/or achievements in their research with respect to engagement and/or impact.

The winner will be announced at the WISERD 2018 Conference, and will receive a prize in the form of book tokens to the value of £200. To enter, students need to register before Tuesday 5 June 2018, by sending an email with "3MEI" in the subject box to WiserdAnnualConference@cardiff.ac.uk .

 

Booking

Registration for the conference opens on 21 March 2018 with early bird rates applying until 16 May 2018. 

Two Day Rates

Early Bird Standard Two Day Rate: 18 and 6 July (for bookings made prior to 16 May 2018) - £140.00

Early Bird Standard Student Two Day Rate: 18 and 19 July (for currently registered PhD students, for bookings made prior to 16 May 2018) - £60.00

Late Standard Two Day Rate: 18 and 19 July (for bookings made after 16 May and before 15 June) - £200.00

Late Standard Student Day Rate: 18 and 19 July (for currently registered PhD students, for bookings made after 16 May and before 15 June) - £70.00

One Day Rate

Early Bird Day Rate (for bookings made prior to 16 May 2018) - £70.00

Early Bird Student Day Rate (for currently registered PhD students, for bookings made prior to 16 May 2018) - £30.00

Standard Day Rate (for bookings made after 16 May and before 15 June) - £100.00

Standard Student Day Rate (for currently registered PhD students, for bookings made after 16 May and before 15 June) - £35.00

Networking and canapes

Instead of a conference dinner, this year thare will be a canapes and networking event on Wednesday 18 July following the keynote presentation by Auriol Miller.


Accommodation options for Wednesday 18 July only

Accommodation - University of South Wales Halls - £43.14

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Conference registration fees include access to conference sessions, lunch, refreshments and the drinks and networking reception. Fees do not include travel or accommodation. Accommodation is available as an optional extra. Payment must be received prior to the event.

The organisers cannot accept liability for costs incurred in the event of the conference having to be cancelled as a result of circumstances beyond its reasonable control

Early Bird Rate: To qualify for ‘the Early Bird rate’ you must register by 16 May 2018. Bookings received after this date will be subject to the full delegate rate.

Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be given for any cancellations before 16 May 2018. Cancellations after 16 May 2018 will incur a 50% cancellation charge. No money will be refunded for cancellations after Friday 1 June 2018. Cancellation must be made in writing / by email. Substitutions are acceptable but must be requested in writing / by email.

If you have any queries please email: WISERDAnnualConference@cardiff.ac.uk or telephone: 029 208 70983

 

Do you have questions about WISERD Annual Conference 2018? Contact the organiser

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Conference Centre
University of South Wales
Llantwit Road, Treforest
CF37 1DL Pontypridd
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 09:00 - Thursday, 19 July 2018 at 17:00 (BST)


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