This conference, hosted by Public Health England, the Faculty of Public Health and the Association of Directors of Public Health will examine the evolving challenges that affect public health action and explore how to better equip public health professionals to overcome such barriers now and in the future. The conference will also explore the potential impact of Brexit, devolution and other national policies on local public health action and influence.
The conference will provide a forum for the public health community in the East of England to network, share knowledge and best practice and celebrate the innovative and exciting public health work currently underway in the region. It will also provide a platform for public health professionals working in the region to engage with regional and national public health leaders and showcase their work through poster displays and oral presentations at the conference. The final deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday 14 September 2018. Please visit the 'Abstract submission' page on this website for more information.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Professor Aliko Ahmed, Centre Director, East of England, Public Health England
- Professor Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, University of Cambridge
- Shirley Cramer, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Society of Public Health and Institute of Healthcare Management
- Professor John Middleton, President, Faculty of Public Health
- Professor Gina Radford, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Care
Aims and objectives:
- provide an opportunity for the public health community in the East of England to network, learn, contribute to and celebrate innovative public health work currently underway in the region
- examine the evolving challenges affecting public health action and explore how to better equip public health professions to overcome barriers now and in the future
- explore the potential impact of Brexit, devolution and other national policies on local public health action and influence
Who should attend:
The conference is free to attend and aimed at public health practitioners, managers, analysts, researchers, academics, public health portfolio holders and others working in local authorities, the NHS and the voluntary and community sector. The conference will also be of interest to those interested in population health.