Please note the following programme is subject to change. The views and opinions expressed by the speakers and delegates are not necessarily the views of The Men’s Network.
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The Theme of The Second National Conference For Men And Boys is “BUILDING THE SECTOR TOGETHER” and as such we have invited the broadest possible range of organisations and individuals to take part.
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AGENDA FOR THE DAY
EVENT: SECOND NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR MEN AND BOYS
DATE: Friday 2nd November 2012 (8am to 5pm)
LOCATION: The Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD
MAIN CONTACT: Glen Poole, Strategic Director, The Men’s Network
CONTACT DETAILS: firstname.lastname@example.org / 07981 334222
8.00 – 9.30am: Breakfast, networking and registration (spaces are limited so this part of the day is by invitation only)
9.30 – 10.30am: Opening Debate: How Do We Build A Sector That Works For All Men and Boys?
This opening session is chaired by Glen Poole, Strategic Director of The Men’s Network and featuring Jim Pollard of The Men’s Health Forum, Roger Olley MBE from Including Men, Mark Brooks Chair of The ManKind Initiative and Simon Howes of CALM UK.
10.30am –1.00 pm: The Best Practice Showcase
A great showcase of 15 of the UK’s leading frontline experts working with men and boys today in areas like fatherhood. mental health, community safety, personal development and mentoring/rites of passage – click here for full details of all the speakers.
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: Activists’ Soapbox
During lunch we give a range of activists an opportunity to get on their soapbox and speak out on an issue that they are passionate about plus an opportunity to visit the sector marketplace – CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHO’LL BE HAVING A SAY!
2.00 – 4.30: Ten Top Thinkers
During the afternoon we give you the opportunity to hear from 10 big thinkers experts who have been carefully selected to deliver a diverse mix of inspiring talks that everyone working to improve the lives of men and boys in the UK will want to hear – CLICK HERE NOW TO FIND OUR WHO OUR TOP TEN THINKERS ARE.
4.30 – 5.00: Closing Remarks and Final Thoughts from delegates
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