Well Being in Ireland Conference, June 6, 2013
Programme

Well-Being in Ireland: Designing Measures and Implementing Policies

 

Thursday 6 June

 

 

 

8.30 – 9am: Registration

 

9am: Welcome:  Dr. Pat O’Hara – Chair of the National Statistics Board

 

                                                            Keynotes

9.20 – 9.50:  Professor Bryan Smale, University of Waterloo, Director, Canadian Index of Wellbeing:  The Canadian Index of Wellbeing: Social Indicators and Subjective Wellbeing Approaches.

 

10:00 – 10.30: Stephen Hicks, Assistant Programme Director, Measuring National Well-being Programme | Office for National Statistics, UK.  Measuring National Well-being: Experiences from the Office for National Statistics

 

10:30 – 10:50: Coffee break

 

11:00 – 11:30:  David Signorinni, Head of Performance Unit , Office for National Statistics, Scotland:  Wellbeing in Scotland: Past, present and future

 

11:40 – 12:10: Yoshiaki  Takahashi, Project Manager for Happiness Studies in the Japan International Cooperation Agency:  Well-being Indicators in Asia: Similar to or different from others?

 

12:20 – 12:40:  Minister of State for Primary Care at the Department of Health, Alex White.

 

12:50 – 2:00:  Lunch

 

                                            Perspectives on Wellbeing

 

2:00 – 2:20:  Gender Perspectives on Wellbeing – Dr. Nata Duvvary, School of Political Science and Sociology & The Whitaker Institute

 

2:30 – 2:50:  Well-being and Sustainable Communities – Professor Kevin Leyden, School of Political Science and Sociology & The Whitaker Institute

 

3:00 – 3:20: Equality and Wellbeing – Nat O’Connor, TASC

 

3:30 – 4:00: Coffee break: poster viewing, and essay award

 

4:00 – 6:00:  Collective Intelligence Design Sessions

 

 

10.00 – late: Drinks in the King’s Head