Extended deadline for abstract submission: 22/04/2016
This year Well-Being 2016 explores the multi-dimensions of well-being focusing on the achievements of well-being through collaboration - to co-create experiences which are positive and meaningful to the individual. We aim to provide a platform for dialogue between academics and practitioners, knowledge exchange and methodological exploration through a combination of keynote speakers, breakout sessions and workshops.
Children’s well-being – Supporting children’s well-being, children’s own conceptualisations of well-being, children’s voices, experiences of nature and encounters with well-being, interventions and impacts.
Nature based solutions towards well-being – landscape design, restorative environments, environmental interaction, multisensory engagement, sensory flows, fluxes and movement, approaches and case studies.
The context of the medical humanities – healthcare design and embedding well-being in a clinical context, the clinical/ humanities interface.
Recording, representing and evaluating the positive experience – challenges of evaluation, narratives and visualisations, the IT/web interface, recognising and recording positivity, qualitative versus quantitative approaches.
Mentoring for well-being – Empowerment and giving voice, meditation, mindfulness, actions and engagement, life events and eventful experiences, innovative practices, methods and approaches.
Visioning and future thinking of well-being scenarios – the healthy city, community and local actions, citizen engagement, flourishing.