ASM Manchester Programme


Wednesday 6th Sept
11:00-11:30 Conference welcome
11:30-12:45 Cochrane Lecture: Professor Jennie Popay (University of Lancaster), on “What happened to the ginger bread man: twenty years of qualitative evidence synthesis”
12:45-13:45 Lunch (ECR/MCR meetings)
13:45-15:20 Parallel Session A+workshop on “Appraisal, revalidation and professional responsibilities as an academic in public health”
15:20-16:20 Refreshments + poster session A
16:20-17:55 Parallel Session B+workshop on “Context is crucial in interventions, but how do we examine it?”
19:00 Conference reception
Thursday 7th Sept
9:00-10:35 Parallel Session C+workshops on “Extending MRC Guidance on Developing and Evaluating Complex Health Interventions” and “Reviewing evidence to support decision-making on changes in service delivery and organisation: practical approaches and challenges”
10:35-11:30 Refreshments + poster session B
11:30-13:00 Parallel Session D+workshops on “Novel trial designs and analytical methods for evaluating complex public health interventions: a discussion” and “Thinking creatively about communicating your research”
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:00 Social Determinants of Health Discussion- Marmot & Wilkinson
15:15-17:00 Walkng tours
17:00-18:00 Society for Social Medicine Annual General Meeting
18:30 for 19:00 start Conference dinner
Friday 8th Sept
9:00-10:35 Parallel Session E+workshop on “Use of Bayesian networks to facilitate evidence synthesis and evaluation of interventions in complex systems”
10:35-11:00 Refreshments
11:00-12:10 Final Plenary of top ranking abstracts
12:15-13:30 Pemberton Lecture: Professor Alasdair Leyland (University of Glasgow), on “God bless the child: empty pockets and the struggle to reduce inequalities in health”.
13:30-13:45 Awards+Farewell+ASM 2018
13:45 Lunch (takeaway)