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FYI: Wellbeing 2016 conference, CfP


Call for Papers NOW OPEN – Deadline Sunday 10th April 2016

WELL-BEING 2016: Co-Creating Pathways to Well-Being, The Third International Conference Exploring the Multi-Dimensions of Well-Being

Hosted by Birmingham City University, Monday 5th September – Tuesday 6th
September, 2016

This year Well-Being 2016 explores the multi-dimensions of well-being focusing on the
achievements of well-being through collaboration – to co-create experiences which are
positive and meaningful to the individual.

We aim to provide a platform for dialogue between academics and practitioners,
knowledge exchange and methodological exploration through a combination of keynote
speakers, breakout sessions and workshops.

Key Themes
• Children’s well-being
• Nature based solutions towards well-being
• The context of the medical humanities
• Recording, representing and evaluating the positive experience
• Mentoring for well-being
• Visioning and future thinking of well-being scenarios

Abstracts invited for
• Posters
• Papers (between 1500 and 3000 words)
• Interactive Workshops (45 – 60 mins)

Abstracts for all presentation types may be exploratory in nature or consider the findings of existing studies drawn from academia or practice. They need to address issues relating to well-being, where we are particularly interested to consider new and innovative work, and presented in relation to the type of presentation, the results and their significance.

Authors should provide a clear and brief outline of the paper, including identifying
Objectives, Methodology, Results, and Conclusion. For interactive workshops, authors
should also explain the activity and the necessary logistics and resources to do so.

Abstracts submission
Abstracts for all presentation types (250 words) should be submitted through
Abstracts and papers will be blind peer reviewed. All papers, posters and workshops will
be included in the conference proceedings with an assigned ISBN.

For more information visit

For all queries contact: wellbeing2016@bcu.ac.uk