Moving Mountains conference 2018: The power of physical activity on both physical and mental wellbeing

13th August 2018 in News and Events

Moving Mountains 2018Building on Moving Mountains 2015 and 2016, the Moving Mountains 2018 Conference’s main theme is Mental Health and the Power of Exercise.

Friday 2 November 2018

The Conference will hear stories of mental health sufferers and chronic illness sufferers with mental health conditions. It will also hear from those who care for mental health sufferers with or without chronic conditions about the ways in which their role as carer impacts on their own mental health. The conference will then address the power of physical activity for both physical and mental wellbeing through medical experts’ contributions by sharing their experiences and evidence-based programmes — ‘Mens sana in corpore sano’ as the ancient Romans would say. The Conference will end with a panel comprising all the speakers and medical experts discussing questions put to them by the audience.

This conference is particularly suited to healthcare professionals and practitioners. It is also relevant to mental health sufferers with or without chronic conditions and to their carers. The conference will also of interest to the fitness and leisure industry and the various charitable organisations dealing with mental health.

Call for speakers

The organising committee of MM18 request submissions from individuals or organisations who would like to speak at this event. The conference is held at the prestigious Churchill College, in the University of Cambridge, within a modern auditorium seating up to 300 delegates. Speakers are sought in the fields of Mental Health, Fitness and Sport. The event will seek to highlight the important relationship between exercise and maintaining good mental health.

Please contact Shelley Surtees (Domestic Bursar, Churchill College), for further information.

Email Shelley

Call for sponsorship

The organising committee of MM18 seeks financial support from interested parties in order to ensure that the registration cost of this, not for profit event is accessible to all. The conference is held at the prestigious Churchill College, in the University of Cambridge, within a modern auditorium seating up to 300 delegates. In return for a financial contribution, organisations will be able to host a stand during the break times and participate in a networking session. They will be credited in the programme, included in the delegate pack and able to attend the conference free of charge.

Please contact Shelley Surtees (Domestic Bursar, Churchill College), for further information.

Email Shelley

Visit the Moving Mountains website for further details on the full programme and list of confirmed speakers.

Visit the MM18 website

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