NET2017 Conference

NET2017 Conference

Overview

The call for abstracts for the 28th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference is now closed.

The NET conference is firmly established as the leading annual conference for networking in healthcare education. NET2017 is a unique opportunity to share innovation and the latest ideas and experiences with a wide range of colleagues from the UK and overseas. It is for everyone interested in debating the latest developments and thinking in healthcare education: educators, practitioners, researchers and students from all disciplines of the healthcare professions.

The NET conference philosophy is unique and sets it apart from other events. Highly experienced convenors facilitate in-depth and wide-ranging group discussions in time sessions with presenters and delegates contributing to the debate, sharing experiences and networking.

Key features of NET 2017 will include:

  • keynote papers from leading speakers;
  • specially commissioned workshops;
  • core papers and presentations within a number of themes;
  • participation in theme sessions;
  • a choice of leading-edge symposia;
  • papers focusing on research, innovation and issues for debate;
  • a range of innovative posters;
  • networking time with presenters and delegates;
  • complimentary walking tour of Cambridge;
  • conference dinner and entertainment;
  • prizes for best poster, best first-time presenter and best pre-registration student abstract.

Proposal/session type options are:

  • Interactive breakout sessions (30 minutes or 60 minutes);
  • Oral presentations (20 minute presentation, 10 minute Q&A);
  • Ignite sessions: (5 minutes);
  • Workshop (60 minutes);
  • Panel session (60 minutes);
  • Poster presentation.

Preference will be given to sessions delivered in innovative and exciting ways that seek to engage, enliven and inspire.

All proposals should be submitted to annual.conference@heacademy.ac.uk on a completed submission form

Please ensure that you have read the call for proposals and guide to submissions document before writing your proposal.

- See more at: https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/training-events/hea-annual-conference-2017-generation-tef-teaching-spotlight#sthash.8SIMWGkW.dpuf

 

The NET Conference Committee gratefully acknowledges the continued support of their sponsors, Elsevier.

 

Conference structure and strands

Core and theme sessions fall under one of three categories: research; innovation; or issues for debate.

NET2017 conference themes are:

  • Developing the future healthcare education workforce;
  • Education in clinical practice and practice development;
  • Educational enhancement;
  • E-learning/blended learning;
  • Humanising healthcare education;
  • Internationalisation and global challenges in healthcare education;
  • Interprofessional learning and working;
  • Leadership development;
  • Learning and teaching strategies;
  • Partnership working;
  • Research methodology in healthcare education;
  • Service user and carer engagement;
  • Social, economic and policy drivers;
  • Student experience and engagement;
  • Using simulation to enhance learning.

Abstracts are invited for the following sessions:

  • Core paper presentations;
  • Theme paper presentations;
  • Symposia;
  • Oral poster presentations.

Conference dates:

Tuesday 5 September and Wednesday 6 September 2017. Accommodation and evening meal will be available for delegates wishing to arrive ahead of the conference on Monday 4 September.

Registration and attendance at the conference

If your abstract is accepted you will be expected to register as a full paying delegate for the conference.

Please read the following guidelines which will ensure your presentation will have the maximum impact and contribute to the smooth running of the poster presentation sessions.

Programme

Day 1 Day 2
Outline programme Outline Programme
Strand 1 - Developing the future health care workforce Strand 1 - Developing the future health care workforce
Strand 2 - Education in clinical practice and practice development Strand 2 - Education in clinical practice and practice development
Strand 3 - Educational enhancement Strand 3 - Educational enhancement
Strand 4 - E-learning/blended learning Strand 4 - Humanising healthcare education
Strand 5 - Internationalisation & global challenges in healthcare education Strand 5 - Interprofessional learning and working
Strand 6 - Learning and teaching strategies Strand 6 - Learning and teaching strategies
Strand 7 - Partnership working Strand 7 - Learning and teaching strategies
Strand 8 - Student experience and engagement Strand 8 - Student experience and engagement
Strand 9 - Social, economic and policy drivers in healthcare education Strand 9 - Learning and teaching strategies
Strand 10 - Education in clinical practice and practice development Strand 10 - Education in clinical practice and practice development
Oral Poster Session Oral Poster Session

 

Venue
Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Event Schedule
Tuesday, 5 September, 2017 - 09:00
Professional Learning Curve Level
Event Duration
2 days
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Who should attend?

NET2017 is a unique opportunity to share research, innovation and the latest ideas and experiences with a wide range of colleagues from the UK and overseas. It is for everyone interested in debating the latest developments and thinking in healthcare education: educators, practitioners, researchers and students.

This is your opportunity to discover new approaches, network, and return to your workplace stimulated and with new ideas to share.

Learning Outcomes

The NET conference:

  • encourages healthcare professionals to debate and reflect on healthcare issues;
  • focuses on networking for those with shared interests;
  • encourages lifelong learning.

Price List

2017 NET Conference -

       

Conference rates

 

Rate

VAT

Total

Tue-Wed (including networking dinner)

Standard

£530.00

0

£530.00

Tue

Standard

£300.00

0

£300.00

Wed

Standard

£300.00

0

£300.00

Accom Monday

Cowan Court

£109.50

£21.90

£131.40

 

College Room

£98.00

£19.60

£117.60

Accom Tuesday (no dinner)

Cowan Court

£84.50

£16.90

£101.40

 

College Room

£73.00

£14.60

£87.60

 

 

Venue Address
Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Storey Way, Cambridge. CB3 0DS United Kingdom

‘A great three days, excellent to see healthcare research innovations in a global context.’ Resuscitation Officer, England

‘NET 2016 enabled me to network with educators, practitioners, researchers and fellow students within an international context. It provided me with ideas for future projects and developments in health and social care. It also gave me the courage to consider a career in healthcare education. Thank you for the great experience!’ Student Nurse, Scotland

‘The NET conferences are the best I have ever attended and due, in great measure, to the excellent organisation and thoughtfulness that goes into planning the detail of each aspect of the conference. It draws excellent participants.’ Senior Lecturer, South Africa

‘It was a great experience and my first conference. It has inspired me to want to present again.’ Lecturer, England

‘I was privileged to have the opportunity to hear about all of the amazing work that is happening worldwide in terms of nursing practice and nurse education. The conference was a very uplifting experience which has inspired me to make use of the connections I made to improve the work that I do.’ Practice Experience Manager, England

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