Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
The 6th International Authenticity to Action Conference will take place on 5-6 March 2019 at the Grange Hotel, Grange-over-Sands on the theme of: 'Inspiring partnerships in co-producing professional education and practice development'.
This exciting two-day conference will celebrate the involvement of patients, service users and carers in Health, Social Care, Pharmacy and Medical professional education, training and practice development. It aims to provide an inspiring space for delegates to share innovation, critically reflect upon impact, explore recent developments in the field and promote new ways of thinking.
Contributions are invited from a wide range of individuals including academics, service users, carers, patients, researchers, students, practice educators, public involvement leads and other stakeholders.
PLANNING YOUR SESSION
Your abstract should be written in plain language (for selection by a mixed panel of reviewers) and your proposed presentation should be designed so that it is inclusive, interactive and interesting to a wide range of delegates while provoking deep discussion.
Proposals are invited for sessions to be delivered in the following formats:
SUBMITTING YOUR ABSTRACT
An abstract is a written description that sets out what you would like to present and why (please define your work in no more than 300 words). Please submit your abstract by email to Comensusoffice@uclan.ac.uk. The subject line of your email should clearly state Authenticity to Action, and you should state in the email whether you are submitting a Showcase, Academic Paper, Poster or Workshop. Please also send a short biography of the authors/presenters. A panel made up of patients, service users, carers, academics and practice colleagues will review qualifying abstracts.
Please note that all presenters attending will need to register and pay the conference fee, which will be £250 for both days’ attendance, or £140 day rate.
Deadline for abstracts – Sunday 15 July 2018
To submit your abstract please email it to Comensusoffice@uclan.ac.uk Any further enquiries about submissions, please contact Lisa Malihi-Shoja on 01772 893818.
To register your interest in the conference, or for further information, please contact the Conference and Events team on ConferenceandEvents@uclan.ac.uk or 01772 892650.
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