Leading Wellbeing in Rural Contexts – ONE DAY CONFERENCE

Organised jointly by the Brathay Trust and University of Cumbria

1 November 2016, University of Cumbria, Ambleside campus

Supporting wellbeing in an environment where providers (public, private, third sector, individuals and volunteers) are more professionally isolated requires different ways of working.

This one-day conference turns the spotlight onto the unique challenges presented, as well as providing a forum for exploring responses and opportunities. The conference showcases good practice case studies from cross-sector contexts, including health and social care, uniform services, education and enterprise to name a few.

A framework developed by the Cumbria Rural Health Forum will help us explore diverse practices, in order to draw out generalizable responses and learning for common challenges in rural contexts. These include access, community engagement and resource mobilisation. This will lead to Open Space discussions to ensure critical themes provide important learning to take away for wider sharing and application. This process contributes to an emerging rural cross-sector forum for ongoing networking, resources and communication.

9am Arrival and coffee

9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and introductions

9:45 – 11:00 ‘The challenges of leading wellbeing in rural contexts’

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee and networking

11:30 – 13:00 Open Space session 1

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Open Space session 2

15:30 – 16:30 Closing circle

16:30 Close

Call for papers: The conference will also coincide with the launch of a call for papers for a special issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (JCC) published by Greenleaf. The issue will focus on the themes of leadership, wellbeing and rurality. We welcome ideas from you on the day.

To book your ticket, please see our online store. £50 full price. £20 concessions. 

Concessions will be for; Voluntary Sector workers, Students, Unemployed.

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available to students, voluntary sector and unemployed, please contact:lucy.maynard@brathay.org.uk

For more information: please contact Martin Pyrah/IFLAS on 015394 30228 or iflas@cumbria.ac.uk

Martin Pyrah
Admin Assistant
Institute For Leadership And Sustainability (IFLAS)
University of Cumbria
Ambleside Campus
Rydal Road
Ambleside  LA22 9BB
Tel: 015394 30228 (Ext 5228)

Email: martin.pyrah@cumbria.ac.uk

IFLAS on Twitter: @IFLASinfo

IFLAS on Facebook: @IFLAS – Institute for Leadership and Sustainability

IFLAS Webpage: www.cumbria.ac.uk/iflas

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