22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference, 7 June 2018

Venue: Áras Moyola, NUI Galway


08.30                  Registration and coffee


09.00                  Opening address & Plenary 1:


09.30                  Professor Anne MacFarlane,
                            University of Limerick


10.00                  Professor Tina Cook,

                            Liverpool Hope University, UK


10.45                  Coffee break and poster competition

Conference programme

11.15                  Research exchange (parallel presentations)


12.45                  Lunch, river walks and healthy conference activity sessions


14.00                  Plenary 2:


                            Joanne Morgan,

                            Community Development and Health Network, N. Ireland


14.30                  Professor Sean Dinneen,

                            Galway University Hospital & NUI Galway


15.00                  Tea/Coffee TO GO


15.15                  Workshops:


Workshop A: ‘focused workshop’ - Patient and Public Partnership-Acute Hospital Services HSE.
Presenter June Boulger, Health Service Executive

Workshop B: ‘focused workshop’ on Young People's Experience of Service Development.
Service User, Galway Young Diabetic Clinic

Workshop C: ‘open forum’ workshop on service provision. Facilitator Siobhan McGrory, Jigsaw



Workshop D: ‘focused workshop’ - Constructivist learning as a response to human distress (Putting adult education at the service of mental health recovery).
Presenter Donal Hoban, The Recovery College

Workshop E: ‘focused workshop’ with service user engagement examples.
Presenter Gary Nugent, Jigsaw

Workshop F: ‘open forum’ workshop on practice.
Facilitator Evelyn Fanning, HSE West



Workshop G: ‘focused workshop’ How can you include and develop PPI in your research?
Presenters Ruth McMenamin & Edel Tierney, NUI Galway

Workshop H: ‘focused workshop’ - Identifying and engaging research partners.
Presenter Jon Salsberg, University of Limerick

Workshop I: ‘open forum’ workshop on research.
Facilitator Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, NUI Galway.

16.30                  Plenary 3:

                            Expert panel discussion


17.00                  Concluding remarks


17.15                  Conference Close.