This year’s Arts Alliance conference and annual meeting, ‘Transforming rehabilitation through the arts’, will explore how the arts can fit into the ever shifting policy context. The event will include a number of presentations from academics and policy makers, including the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) as well as practical workshops led by leading arts and criminal justice organisations. The conference will be followed by the opening of the Koestler Exhibition curated by young people from HMP YOI Parc.
Brighton and Sussex Medical School in collaboration with Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust and Graphic Medicine invites papers for the fourth international conference on Comics and Medicine. Previous meetings have been held in London, Chicago and Toronto.
The Merton Arts Therapies team have announced the first Arts Therapies and Learning Disabilities conference at the Jan Malinowski Centre in Mitcham South London.
The day will be an opportunity for Arts Therapists, service users, parents and carers and other professionals who work in a learning disability context to hear, share and explore their ways of working for practice and research. There will be presentations, discussions, and workshops.
Cr8net is a one-day conference for the creative industries, bringing together industry practitioners, policy makers and businesses. One of the keynote speakers will be Ed Vaizey MP (Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries) who will be joined by key figures from Google, Association of Independent Music, Creative and Cultural Skills plus many more.
Cr8net is the brainchild of CIDA, the Cultural Industries Development Agency.
From nurses, physicians and surgeons to administrators, caregivers, physiotherapists, technicians, veterinarians and voluntary sector workers, this conference adopts the term ‘attentive writers’ as evocative of the multitude of both non-professional and professional caregivers – clinical and non-clinical healthcare workers – whose attention to illness might take narrative form.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts for presentations at the Culture, Health and Wellbeing International conference which will take place next June in Bristol is Friday 21 December. The conference, next June, looks set to host a large and diverse audience of arts and health practitioners from around the world and is being delivered by Arts & Health South West on behalf of the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing with the support of the Royal Society for Public Health.
A one day conference organised by Arts & Health South West focusing on the patient.
Speakers will include Heather Eardley, Director of National Projects at the Patient Association, and Martine Price, Head of Patient Experience at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.
4th Annual International Arts and Health Conference
The programme for this annual conference is now available featuring a wide range of presentations and speakers from across the world. The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, 4th Annual International Arts and Health Conference, will present best practice and innovative arts and health programs, effective health promotion and prevention campaigns, methods of project evaluation and scientific research.
For those of you who weren’t able to make it in person, or for those of you who did and want to hear it again, you can now listen to the truly fabulous and inspiring London Creativity and Wellbeing Week opening lecture by A.L.