Conference 2012 Agenda

The Theme of The Second National Conference For Men And Boys to be held in Brighton & Hove on Friday 2nd November 2012 is “BUILDING THE SECTOR TOGETHER”.

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8.00 – 9.30am: Breakfast, networking and registration

9.30 – 10.30am: Opening Debate: How Do We Build A Sector That Works For All Men and Boys?

10.30am –1.00 pm: Best Practice Showcase

A celebration of 15 of the best projects helping to improve the lives of men and boys in the UK presented on the main stage.

10.55am – 13.00pm: Sector Showcase

If you want to find about some of the challenges, trends and emerging good practice in work to support dads, improve men’s health, tackle violence and abuse and help men and boys reach their potential – then this is your chance to spend an hour in the company of the UK’s leading experts to find out what’s happening in your area of interest and get all your questions answered. These sessions take place in three separate breakout areas.

10.55 am – 11.55 noon: Sector Showcase Part One

Breakout Area 1: Fatherhood – helping every dad be the great dad he wants to be.

Breakout Area 2: Men’s Health – helping men and boys live long, happy, healthy lives

Breakout Area 3: Violence & Abuse – making the world safer by keeping men and boys safe

12.00 noon – 1.00pm: Sector Showcase Part Two

Breakout Room 1:Mental Health – helping men and boys get help

Breakout Room 2: Sexual Health – helping men enjoy healthy sex lives

Breakout Room 3: Developing Men & Boys – helping men and boys to reach their potential

1.00– 2.00: Lunch/Activists Soapbox/Sector Marketplace

During lunch we give 10 activists an opportunity to get on their soapbox and speak out on an issue that they are passionate about. There’ll also be a chance to visit the Sector Marketplace

2.00 – 4.30: Ten Top Thinkers

During the afternoon we give you the opportunity to hear from 10 leading experts who have been carefully selected to deliver inspiring talks that everyone working to improve the lives of men and boys in the UK will want to hear.

4.30 – 5.00: Closing Remarks and Final Thoughts from delegates 


Glen Poole is UK co-ordinator for International Men's Day, Director at the consultancy Helping Men and news editor of insideMAN magazine. Follow him on twitter @HelpingMen or find out more about his work at

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