MHRN National Scientific Meeting 2014Please join us for the annual NIHR Mental Health Research Network Scientific Meeting to hear about the latest developments in mental health research.
|Location:||The meeting will be held at the stylish and contemporary Hilton Hotel, Liverpool. Located in the centre of the Liverpool ONE retail and leisure complex and opposite the Liverpool waterfront, the Hilton provides easy access to numerous shops, bars, art galleries and museums as well as excellent transport links. Accommodation has been reserved at the Hilton, but will be on a first come, first served basis - so do book early. Further accommodation has been reserved in the nearby Novotel.|
|Start date:||05 March 2014|
|End date:||07 March 2014|
This year's programme includes plenary sessions on brain damage and alcohol, addictions, child development, old age psychiatry, service user developed research, and the interface between chronic physical illness and mental health. There will also be some exciting parallel sessions on e-health, crisis planning, early intervention, safety and risk, primary care and service user led research.
Fringe events will be held on the afternoon of the 5th of March before the meeting gets off to a lively start in the early evening with a debate 'Diagnosis versus Symptoms' led by Professor Bill Deakin of University of Manchester and Professor Richard Bentall of University of Liverpool. The debate will be followed by a canape and wine reception
On the 6th of March a full programme has been planned ending with the annual conference dinner, complete with local entertianment! The meeting will close after lunch on Friday the 7th of March.
Service User and Carer Pre-Meeting Gathering 5th March 2014
This is an opportunity for service users and carers who are involved with the MHRN to gather informally, review the meeting programme and discuss recent network developments. Lunch will be provided. Places are free and will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Please click here to download a draft agenda for the meeting. To book a place at the Pre-Meeting Gathering, go to http://www.delegant.co.uk/mhrn2014pre NB bookings for the pre meeting gathering do not entitle access to the full meeting. If you wish to attend the full meeting please also use the booking form below.
Abstracts are invited for research posters. This is an opportunity for you to showcase your work. Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and prizes for the top three will be awarded on the final day of the conference.
First prize: £200, Second prize £150, and Third prize £100.
The competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.
Full meeting (incl. accommodation and evening events): Early Bird £430, Standard £480.
Full Registration (as above excluding accommodation): Early Bird £220, Standard £250
Other booking options are available including single day options. For more information and to book places please visit the Meeting Website at the links below:
If you have any further questions about the event, please do not hesitate to contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 0845 519 4390