The ISPAH Early Career Network (ECN) is pleased to invite you to join our 4 exciting activities which are taking place at the 2018 ISPAH Congress. All activities are open to ISPAH and HEPA members and places will be allocated on a first come-first served basis!Don’t miss out!

Please email ISPAHearlycareer@gmail.com to register for these activities. 


Early Career Research Stars

Congress Awards

There will be ISPAH congress awards for the best oral and best poster presentations from early career delegates. If you would like your abstract and presentation to be considered for an award, please tick the relevant box on the registration form. 


Activity 1: Pre-Congress Early Career Network Workshop

Workshop: Career development in physical activity and public health

Date & Time: Sunday 14 October, 2018 at 10:00 – 17:00 (Lunch provided)

Venue: Institute for Sport Exercise & Health, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7HA www.iseh.co.uk

London Underground Stations: Goodge Street, Warren Street and Easton Square

Aim: To foster the interaction and career development of early career professionals in physical activity and public health. The workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to meet and learn from experiencedresearchers and practitioners on a range of topics such as building your research area, the importance of career planning, CV building,mentoring, networking, getting published, getting funding and showcasing career progression.

Maximum number of participants: 40 early career researchers. Priority given to ISPAH and HEPA members. 

Key Activities: There will be presentations from senior researchers on: 1) career pathways, 2) getting published, 3) securing funding, 4) advocating for physical activity and 5) taking the next career steps. After each presentation, participants will have a chance to discuss in groups with experienced people in the field. 

Speakers will be announced here as they are confirmed - keep checking for updates!

Confirmed:

·   Fiona Bull 

·   Billie Giles Corti

·   Trevor Shilton

·   Sonja Kahlmeier 

·   Nana Anokye 

·   Melody Ding
 

Registration: Email: ISPAHearlycareer@gmail.com by 30 September 2018. 


Activity 2: ISPAH Early Career Networking Event (Speed dating)

Date & Time: Sunday 14 October, 2018, time TBC

Venue: TBC

London Underground Stations: TBC

Aim: to facilitate the introduction of early career network members to other members of the network. The event will provide an opportunity to learn about the research interests of other members of the network, to identify potential areas for collaboration, and to develop social interactions that can be built upon on over the duration of the conference

Maximum number of participants: 50 early career researchers. Priority given to ISPAH and HEPA members.

Key Activities: Following welcome remarks, participants will have a chance to introduce themselves to other participants for 5 min each on rotation. The participants will get to know each other research area interests and exchange their contact information for future networking.

Speakers/Moderators:

Justin Richards - Chair of the ISPAH ECN Committee 2014-2018

Matthew (Tepi) McLaughlin - Chair of the ISPAH ECN Committee 2018-2020       

Registration: Email: ISPAHearlycareer@gmail.com by 30 September 2018 


Activity 3: ISPAH Early Career Mentoring lunch

Date & Time: Monday 15thOctober, 2018 – lunchtime (Normal congress lunch provided)

Venue: Queen Elizabeth II Centre (Congress Venue

Aim: To provide early career researchers with an opportunity to network with senior researchers and other Early Career Network members who share common research interests. Each mentoring table will include two world leading experts in a specific area of physical activity and health such as sedentary behaviour, measurement, environment, policy. Early Career Network members will be provided with an opportunity to pre-book lunch at one of these tables. 

Maximum number of participants: 50 early career researchers. Priority given to ISPAH and HEPA members.

Mentorswill be announced here as they are confirmed - keep checking for updates!

Confirmed:

·   Charlie Foster

·   Trevor Shilton

·   Sonja Kahlmeier 

·   Neville Owen

·   David Dunstan

·   Mai Chin A Paw

·   Ben Jones

·   Billie Giles Corti

·   Catherine Draper

·   Russ Jago

·   Catrine Tudor-Locke

·   Mike Pratt

·   Guy Faulkner

·   Diane Crone

·   Nana Anokye

·   Melody Ding

·   Adrian Bauman

·   Nick Cavill

Registration: Email: ISPAHearlycareer@gmail.com by 30 September 2018 


Activity 4: ISPAH Early Career Network Biennial Meeting

Date & Time: Wednesday 17thOctober, 2018 – lunchtime

Venue:Queen Elizabeth II Centre (Congress Venue) 

Aim: To receive reports from key members of the ECN committee, review and discuss the work of the Early Career Network between 2016-2018, hold elections for further ECN committee members, formulate a plan of activities for the proceeding 2 years and complete handover of roles to the new committee.

Registration: Email: ISPAHearlycareer@gmail.com. Open to ALL.

 

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