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Programme

The programme overview for our conference on the 24th June is below. The full conference programme is also available for download.
This webpage is updated regularly as additional activities are added to the programme.
Delegates are encouraged to enter their organisational details, research interests and to include a headshot photo on their conference delegate profile to maximise their networking experiences.

9.00

Live welcome webinar

  • Dr Jane Sixsmith and Dr Victoria Hogan
    Discipline of Health Promotion, NUI Galway
9.25

Plenary 1

Introduction to the speakers
  • Dr Jane Sixsmith, Discipline of Health Promotion, NUI Galway
Everyday experiences of digital health: social dimensions
  • Professor Deborah Lupton, SHARP Professor, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney
Bringing information and support to young people, where young people are
  • Ian Power, CEO of SpunOut.ie and '50808'
10.30

Break: Coffee, stretch break, networking, poster viewing  (download full listing of poster presentations)

11.00
Parallel Presentations (download full listing of presentations)
  • Settings: including workplace, education, community, healthy cities, prisons
  • Health behaviour and e-health
  • Case studies: planning, implementation and evaluation of e-health interventions
  • Child health: conception to adulthood
  • Mental health promotion and wellbeing
  • Apps for health promotion: lessons learnt

Running in parallel with the above oral parallel presentations will be the:

  • 'Tips and tricks: social media' workshop
12.15

Live Q & A sessions

Six interactive sessions with the speakers from each theme  (download full listing of sessions and speakers)

12.45

Break: Lunch, networking and poster viewing

13.45

Welcome back

Introduction to the speakers

  • Dr Victoria Hogan, Discipline of Health Promotion, NUI Galway

Short stretch break

  • Mark O'Malley, Physical Activity Specialist

AHPI launch

  • Ronan Dillon, Chairperson, Association for Health Promotion Ireland
14.00

Plenary 2  speakers

E-public mental health promotion: think again
  • Professor Ernst Bohlmeijer, Professor in Mental Health Promotion, University of Twente
The HSE’s social media strategy and how we use it in a global pandemic
  • Muiriosa Ryan, Social Media Manager, Health Service Executive
15.00

Break: Networking, poster viewing  (download full listing of poster presentations)

15.15

Plenary 3 Live webinar

  • Chair Professor Margaret Barry
    Global President, International Union for Health Promotion; Head of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research, National University of Ireland Galway

Expert Panel Discussion and Response to Delegate Questions:

  • Professor Ernst Bohlmeijer, Professor in Mental Health Promotion, University of Twente
  • Ian Power, CEO of SpunOut.ie and '50808'
  • Muiriosa Ryan, Social Media Manager, Health Service Executive
  • Biddy O'Neill, National Project Lead, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Department of Health
  • Fergal Fox, Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Communications, Health and Wellbeing, Health Service Executive
  • Ronan Dillion, Chairperson, Association for Health Promotion Ireland

(delegates’ questions can be submitted on twitter @HPRC_NUIG or during the plenary sessions via the conference platform, or to the moderator during the webinar).

16.15

Conference close

  • Dr Jane Sixsmith, Discipline of Health Promotion, NUI Galway
  • Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President, NUI Galway.