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Power of Music in Health and Social Care Conference

East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park.

Following the success of the first Power of Music in Health and Social Care Conference in October 2018, Research and Innovation are delighted to announce a second conference in November 2019.

This one day conference brings together care partners interested in the role music has in quality of living and care and is run in partnership with Lakeside Arts, Room 217 Foundation, Live Music Now, Music for Dementia 2020, OPUS Music and Health, Institute of Mental Health, Social Prescribing Network and ESRC Festival of Social Science.

The conference is for anyone who wants to learn more about the role music plays in care, including care providers, family and volunteer caregivers, care receivers, care workers, musicians, faith-based and community agencies, students, researchers, policymakers and the community.

Speakers:

  • Dr Anthea Holland, Founder, Mindsong – Music for Dementia
  • Bev Foster, Executive Director, Room 217 Foundation
  • James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care, NHS England
  • Dr Jane Bentley, Atlantic Fellow, Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at Trinity College Dublin
  • Professor Raymond MacDonald, Chair of Music Psychology and Improvisation, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Catherine Jordan, Atlantic Fellow, Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at Trinity College Dublin

This conference will take place 8.30am – 4.30pm on Monday 4 November 2019 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park.

Early bird tickets are available until Friday 30 August and cost £70. Following this, tickets will be available at the standard rate of £85.

For more information, please email powerofmusic@nottingham.ac.uk. To book your tickets, please visit the event page.

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