Well-Being in Ireland: Designing Measures and Implementing Policies
Thursday 6 June
8.30 9am: Registration
9am: Welcome: Dr. Pat OHara Chair of the National Statistics Board
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 OConnor, 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 Kings Head