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Creating Good Lives: Programme

 
Programme

 

08.45 – 09.30     Registration


09.30 – 09.40     Baroness Helena Kennedy - Welcome from the Chair 


09.40 – 10.40     Professor William Julius Wilson - Why both social structure and culture matter in a holistic analysis of inner-city poverty


10.40 – 11.10     Dr Carol Craig - Why the Long Title?:  Conference themes and overview


 11.10 – 11.40     Break


11.40 – 12.45     Examples of the importance of different perspectives and agendas: 

  1. Professor George Morris – Environment, health and equity
  2. Peter Lynas Personal relationships 
  3. Professor Susan Deacon – Early years 
  4. Dr Harry Burns – Why good families matter

12.45 – 13.00     Questions


 13.00 –14.00      Lunch 


14.00 – 16.00     Breakout session (one to be chosen from the following)

  • Early years and education
  • Families, relationships and health
  • Work, employability and skills
  • Regenerating real communities
  • New thinking, new action 
  • Drugs & Alcohol

(Afternoon tea/coffee will be served during the session)


16.00 – 16.30    Questions, observations and closing remarks
by Professor Phil Hanlon


 

 
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