Spring conference — May 1st 2019

One-day Spring Seminar and Writing Workshop 2019

Creating Powerful Narratives in Fact and Fiction
(plus the Society’s Extraordinary General Meeting to discuss the new constitution.)

For medics, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and students.
Non-members welcome. 

The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT

Wednesday May 1st 2019.   9.30am – 5:00pm

9:00-9:30   Arrival and Gathering: Coffee, tea.

9:30    Dr Neil Wilson: Meet the Editor

10:00  Dr Graham Easton: GP and academic at Imperial College School of Medicine;
and medical journalist

Using stories to engage your audience: lessons from the BBC and the lecture theatre

11:15   Tea and Coffee Break

11:45  Professor Rodger Charlton:  GP, author and Professor of Undergraduate Primary Care Education at Leicester Medical School
What’s in a story?  Writing, publishing and marketing your own medical textbook.

13:00   Lunch

14:00  The Bard of Windmill Hill – Trevor Carter: award winning poet, storyteller and social commentator. He will entertain and inspire us. www.windmillbard.co.uk

15:00   Tea Break

15:15 Paula Lawrence (Competitions Secretary) with Trevor Carter:  our Winter Competition results, prizes, readings, and encouragement.

16:00   More from Trevor Carter: writing workshop / writing exercises, and entertainment

17:55   Closing remarks

17:00 –17:25   Extraordinary General Meeting / AGM: to approve the new constitution and elect the coming year’s committee.

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17:30  Optional extra: Short walk to Ciao Bella, Lamb’s Conduit St. for a meal / drink (pay as you go)

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