Well being Conference 2016

Mon 05 Sep 9:00am - Tue 06 Sep 4:00pm


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.

Conference sub-themes

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.

Abstracts invited for
• Posters
• Papers
• Interactive Workshops (45 – 60 mins)

Abstracts submission
Abstracts for all presentation types (250 words) should be submitted through www.conftool.net/wellbeing2016/

Abstracts and papers will be blind peer reviewed. All papers, posters and workshops will be included in the conference proceedings with an assigned ISBN.

For more information download the PDF here

For all queries contact wellbeing2016@bcu.ac.uk

To book please follow the link below

Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University, Seacole Building
B15 3TN
Contact name:
Sharon Watson and Sandra Costa
Email address:
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