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9.00

Welcome

  • Frank Feighan T.D., Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy (TBC)

9.20

Plenary 1

  • Professor Michael Marmot, Institute of Health Equity, University College London, UK (virtual delivery)
  • Professor Jennie Popay, Professor of Sociology and Public Health in the Division of Health ResearchDirector of the Centre for Health Inequalities, Lancaster University, UK (virtual delivery)

Plenary Chair: Professor Margaret Hodgins, Conference Co-Chair
Health Promotion Research Centre and Discipline of Health Promotion, NUI Galway

10.30 Break: Coffee, networking, poster viewing 
11.00

Parallel Presentations and  Workshops (run simultaneously)

Parallel Presentations  

  • Education 

  • Health and Social Care (2 sessions)

  • Settings. 

Workshops (limited spaces - registration required on the morning) 

  • Tackling health inequity in the community  

  • Addressing inequity in the prison as a setting for health promotion 

  • Implementing HIA in tackling health inequalities. 

12.45 Break: Lunch, networking and poster viewing
13.45

Welcome back

Plenary Chair: Biddy O'Neill
National Project Lead, Health and Wellbeing Programme,  Department of Health

14.00

Plenary 2 

  • Professor Jane South, Professor of Healthy CommunitiesSchool of Health & Community StudiesLeeds Beckett University, UK (virtual delivery)
  • Dr Helen McAvoy, Director of Policy, Institute of Public Health and Greg Straton, Assistant Principal Officer, Health and Wellbeing Unit, Department of Health
15.00 Break: Coffee and networking
15.15

Panel discussion

Panel Chair: Fergal Fox, Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Communications, Health and Wellbeing, Health Service Executive
Expert Panel Discussion and Response to Delegate Questions:

  • Professor Jane South
  • Professor Jennie Popay, Professor of Sociology and Public Health in the Division of Health ResearchDirector of the Centre for Health InequalitiesCo-director of the Liverpool and Lancaster Universities Collaboration for Public Health Research (LiLaC)
  • Dr Helen McAvoy, Director of Policy, Institute of Public Health
  • Greg Straton, Assistant Principal Officer, Health and Wellbeing, Department of Health
  • Helen Deely, Interim Assistant National Director for Health & Wellbeing, Strategy & Research, Healthcare Strategy, Health Service Executive
  • Ronan Dillon, Chairperson, Association for Health Promotion Ireland (TBC)

(delegates’ questions can be submitted on twitter @HPRC_NUIG or during the plenary sessions ).

16.15

Conference close

  • Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President, NUI Galway (TBC)
  • Dr Lisa Pursell, Conference Co-Chair
    Health Promotion Research Centre and Discipline of Health Promotion, NUI Galway.