Creative Industries Federation international conference – 12 July 2017

Speakers at the first CIF conference will include senior politicians, creative leaders, scientists and economists:

Creative Dementia Arts Network conference, Sheffield – 27 June 2017

The sixth Creative Dementia Arts Network conference will deliver a varied programme that blends research with practice, lectures with workshops, and space and time for networking.

The focus of the conference is Arts, Dance, Music and Dementia: from Professional Practice to Social Prescription. Speakers include: Ming Hung Hsu, MHA, Kate Duncan, Nottingham City Arts, Hannah Robertshaw, Yorkshire Dance, Douglas Noble, Live Music Now, Ben Spiller, 1623 Theatre Company, Richard Coaten, Dance Psychotherapist and John Killick, Poet.

Reforming Adult Social Care: Is it just about the money? King's Fund – 22 June 2017

This one-day event is designed for those responsible for adult social care, including commissioners and providers of services. It will focus on a key challenge facing the social care system: how to achieve more with fewer resources.

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TAnDem Arts and Dementia Conference, Worcestershire – 21 September 2017

The one-day conference is a collaboration between the doctoral training centre for the arts and dementia at the University of Worcester, University of Nottingham, and the Alzheimer's Society.

Confirmed practitioner-led workshops:

Kate Duncan and Claire Ford will demonstrate the Armchair Gallery, which inspires the viewing, appreciation and production of artworks through a series of workshops led by professional artists, using digital technology.

UCLArts & Healing Conference, Los Angeles – 30 March-2 April 2017

UCLArts and Healing’s inaugural conference, which will offer “innovative tools for multicultural community building and social-emotional well-being”. 

125+ workshops will be delivered by national experts in art, dance, drama, drumming, music, and writing, integrated with mental health practices.  

The conference is aimed at professionals in arts, education, mental health, social services and healthcare, as well as anyone interested in creativity and healing.

Call for papers: Unleashing health by design – deadline 21 April 2017

Unleashing health by design: Creating a culture of wellness in our cities

16-17 October 2017
Royal College of Physicians, London, UK 

Organised by SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, the inaugural Healthy City Design 2017 (HCD) International Congress & Exhibition seeks to share and stimulate new research, innovative practice and progressive policy ideas on how to design economically and ecologically sustainable cities that enhance citizen health and wellbeing. 

Rising Tide: Navigating the future of cultural learning, Chatham – 29 June 2017

The Royal Opera House Bridge annual conference will explore the role of cultural learning in supporting children and young people affected now and in the future by seismic social, economic and political transformations.

"Schools and cultural organizations from across the South East are standing strong against this rising tide through exploring new approaches and new partnerships to become powerful voices for culture.

National Alliance for Musicians in Healthcare conference – 10 July 2017

The first national conference for the National Alliance of Musicians in Healthcare will be held at Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London SW3 on Monday 10 July 2017, 11:00-18:00, supported by Arts Council England.

The National Alliance of Musicians in Healthcare (NAMIH) represents a range of practitioners committed to supporting, developing and delivering person-centred music practice within healthcare.

Cost: £10.

Good Health Wales: Arts for Health and Wellbeing symposium – 25 April 2017

When: Tuesday 25th April, 2017 9.30am - 4.00pm

Where: Arts Hall, Lampeter Campus, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Street, Lampeter SA48 7ED

Good Health Wales 2017 provides a showcase for the positive developments in wellbeing/healthcare practice resulting from arts and design. The symposium will facilitate the exchange of experiences and discussion to promote opportunities for further collaboration in good practice development.

Architecture and Mental Health Conference, London – 19 May 2017

An interdisciplinary conference for architects, developers, clinicians and artists, showcasing design innovation in mental health care – produced by East London NHS Foundation Trust @ELFTArts in collaboration with Architects for Health and The Royal College of Psychiatrists Arts Special Interest Group.

The Wash House
25 Old Castle Street
London E1 7NT

Cost: £50-75



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