22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference, 7 June 2018

Full conference booklet is available here

Venue: Áras Moyola, NUI Galway


08.30                  Registration and coffee


09.00                  Welcome

                             President Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, NUI Galway

09.30                  Plenary 1:

                            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 Seán 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.
Presenter Cameron Keighron, Galway Young Diabetes 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 Laura McKitterick, Jigsaw

Workshop F: ‘open forum’ workshop on practice.
Facilitator Libby Kinneen, Independent Consultant



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 Jane Sixsmith, NUI Galway.

16.30                  Plenary 3:

                            Expert panel discussion


17.00                  Concluding remarks


17.15                  Conference Close.