Annual Conference

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
This SPHeRE Network 5th Annual Conference creates a space for dialogue between all interested stakeholders in the field of Population and Health Services Research throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland and showcases existing studies which will be of interest to Irish policymakers and practitioners. The theme of the SPHeRE Network 5th Annual Conference is “Getting Research into Policy & Practice”. Considering this, the specific role of population health research and health services research in evaluating the impact of research on policy and practice will be discussed.

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
The 2019 conference timetable is not yet available. It will start at 09:30 and finish at 17:00, followed by a wine reception. More details will follow once the programme is finalised.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Ellen Nolte, Professor of Health Services and Systems Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
  • Professor Annette Boaz, Professor in Health Care Research, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London
  • Professor Helen Whelton, Head of College of Medicine and Health, University College Cork

 

HOW DO I SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT?

Delegates, who would like to present their work at the SPHeRE Network 5th Annual Conference, either orally or as a poster, are invited to submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee. Click here for the abstract submission guidelines and abstract submission link.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This conference will be of interest to anyone involved in Population and Health Services Research, Policy or Practice in Ireland and Northern Ireland including healthcare professionals, health and social care managers, patient and citizen groups, universities and research institutes, government and voluntary sector agencies.

 

REGISTRATION
Registration for the 2019 SPHeRE Conference will be open in due course. Registration will cost €50, with a student rate of €25 and includes a light lunch. Payment will be made online, via RCSI’s online payment system.

 

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR IRELAND’S PHHSR COMMUNITY
Become a SPHeRE Conference Sponsor Partner and connect with Ireland’s PHHSR community during this unique networking forum. There are several exciting ways for your organisation to have a visible presence at the conference and reach out to a range of professionals at the forefront to improving health services research and provision in Ireland. For information on exhibition opportunities please contact Claire Collins, Assistant Director for Networks and Knowledge Translation.

 

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