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The first Professional@York thematic forum will focus on Health, wellbeing and resilience and feature Vanessa King from Action for Happiness.

Event details

Date: 4 July 2018

Time: 2pm (Prompt start) to 5:00pm

Location: Campus East, Piazza Building, PZA/103

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Structure of the forum


We have a prompt start at 2pm.

An introduction on the theme and changes to Professional@York

Jo Horsburgh, Registrar and Secretary, will explain the repositioning of Professional@York and introduce the theme for this Forum - Health Wellbeing and Resilience and explain why this a key priority for the University of York.

A session on Health, wellbeing and resilience

Joss Ivory, HR Director, will deliver a session exploring Health, wellbeing and resilience and how these could be better embedded across the institution.


A short break in the lobby of the Piazza.

Keynote by Vanessa King

Vanessa King is a board member at Action for Happiness and the author of Ten Keys to Happier Living. She plays an active role, speaking nationally and internationally and translating the latest psychological research into practical action to help individuals, organisations and communities enhance their wellbeing and resilience.

Vanessa will be exploring what really makes people happy, the science behind it and give individuals the opportunity to reflect on what the keys mean for them.

Closing Remarks