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2016 12th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting: Complex interventions in a complex world: applications of Behavioural Medicine

Thursday 1st December 2016 – Friday 2nd December 2016 at Hilton Cardiff

Pre-conference workshops: Wednesday 30th November 2016

The Society invites all behavioural and public health researchers, clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, health and clinical psychologists, medical sociologists, health economists, nurses, pharmacists and all other colleagues interested in the field of behavioural medicine to participate in this two day meeting. We are pleased to confirm our Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Peter Elwood, Medical Epidemiologist & Honorary Professor, Cardiff University
  • Professor Marcus Munafò, Professor of Biological Psychology, University of Bristol
  • Professor Matt Field, Professor of Psychology, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Paul Aveyard, Professor of Behavioural Medicine, University of Oxford

Please click here to access the full programme [last updated 23/11/2016] We will be offering 3 pre-conference workshops on Wednesday 30th November 2016, 14.00-17.00 at Cardiff University There are a limited number of places on each of the Pre-Conference Workshops but you can still register to attend by completing the online booking form. If you have already registered for the conference and wish to add pre-conference attendance please call 01332 227770 or email uksbm@kc-jones.co.uk How do groups promote behaviour change? Identifying change processes and intervention components important for design, delivery and evaluation of group-based interventions. Aleksandra Borek, Jane Smith, Charles Abraham, Colin Greaves and Mark Tarrant Utilising Social Networks for Behaviour Change in Complex Interventions Dr Ruth Hunter, Dr Jen Badham and Shannon Montgomery Designing and reporting feasibility/pilot trials of complex interventions Dr Mark Kelson, Dr Rachel McNamara, Dr Deborah Fitzsimmons, Dr Graham Moore and Dr Jemma Hawkins Please click here for more information on any of the pre-conference workshops or to register. Abstract Submissions Thank you to all those who have submitted to the 2016 12th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting and congratulations to all of those accepted to present. Please find the presentation guidelines; UKSBM Oral Presentation Guidelines 2016 UKSBM Workshop Symposium Structured Discussion Presentation Guidelines 2016 UKSBM Short Oral Presentation Guidelines 2016 UKSBM Poster Presentation Guidelines 2016 Early Career Awards The UKSBM Early Career Awards recognise and reward promising Early Career Researchers in behavioural medicine. Applications have now closed, thank you to all who applied. Registration Bursaries UKSBM bursary awards have been granted to assist early career researchers to attend the annual scientific meeting who would otherwise be precluded from participation for financial reasons. All applicants have been informed of the outcome of their application. Healthy Meetings The SCPN has developed a Healthy Meetings score card, which focuses on ten highlights that regular meeting attenders agree, represent important examples of good practice for healthy meetings and we will once again be supporting this initiative. All delegates will receive a copy of the checklist. You can see the UKSBM 2015 ASM Healthy Meeting Showcase here. It is approximately a 15 minute walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station to Hilton Cardiff and will allow you to familiarise yourself with Central Cardiff. Social Programme The Local Organising Committee have provided some information and made arrangements for you to enjoy your time in Cardiff. Please find the Social Programme and some local information here. As part of the Social Programme the LOC have arranged a morning yoga session to start your conference on Thursday 1st December at the Hilton Cardiff taking place from 07:15-08:00. If you are interested in attending, please let us know by emailing uksbm@kc-jones.co.uk so that we can ensure a correct sized room. To participate you will just need to bring water and a towel or yoga mat. On behalf of the UKSBM executive committee and the local organising committee, we are looking forward to welcoming you to Cardiff in December 2016! Dr Rachel McNamara On behalf of the Local Organising Committee Hosted by: South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU) Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University College of Biomedical & Life Sciences Please use #UKSBM2016 to join the conversation when tweeting about the upcoming 12th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting #UKSBM2016 Tweets 2016 ASM | Pre-Conference WorkshopsKeynote Speakers | Submissions | Early Career Awards | Registration Bursaries | Registration

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