All sessions will be chaired by an expert by experience
Please see the full programme for more information.
Dr Antonis Kousoulis
Director of England and Wales, The Mental Health Foundation
Dr Emma Tiffin
GP, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP Clinical Lead, East of England Clinical Director - Mental Health, National Adviser, Primary Care and Community Mental Health Transformation, NHS England
Director of Mental Health, Public Health England
Delivery Director, Black Thrive Programme
Consultant and Trainer, Legacy Consultants, and Trustee, First Class Foundation
Dr Jihad Malasi
GP, ICS Mental Health and Child Lead, NHS Kent and Medway CCG
Dr Yasmin Razak
GP, The Golborne Medical Centre
Poppy Jaman OBE
Chief Executive Officer, City Mental Health Alliance
Dr Kwame McKenzie
Chief Executive, Wellesley Institute, Toronto, Canada
Dr David Codyre
Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director, Auckland Wellbeing Collaborative,Clinical Lead Mental Health, Tamaki Health
Project Manager, Becoming a Man, The Mental Health Foundation
Clinical Director, Forensic Psychologist, Kibble
Dr Angela Kennedy
Consultant Psychologist, Mental Health Lead, Northern England Clinical Network
Dr Charlotte Lee
UK Director, Big Health
Dr Juhi Tandon
GP, Co-founder, Cognitant Group
Head of Children and Young People’s Mental Health, Centre for Mental Health
Digital Health Engagement Manager, Oxford Academic Health Science Network
Lead for Strategic improvement and International Collaboration, Mission Mental Health, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, Lead for Strategy for Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Stockholm
This is probably the best conference I have attended in a long time. The quality of the information is excellent and the online presentation format and flexibility in being able to catch-up on missed presentations makes it highly accessible for busy clinicians.
Kate Ross, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Midlands Partnership NHS Trust
I thank The King's Fund for organising a very informative virtual conference. I was in position to learn and connect with members from various parts of the world just on my couch in Uganda. Keep it up.
Sekatuka Abubaker, Community Health Supervisor, Living Goods
You learn so much in one week, as a Master's student in Social Work there has been a lot of content relevant to my course and that I've been able to use in seminars and essays. Thank you!
Rebecca Salama, MSW Students, Kingston University
Really accessible format, great speakers, learned a lot.
Ben Plimpton, Project Manager, Mental Health Foundation
This was so worthwhile attending. Every session was so interesting and insightful. Lots of food for thought for my services strategy & steps for the next year.
Liz Fowler, Support Hub Lead, Royal Free Charity
Excellent to see race equality in mental health a priority for The King's Fund.
Kirit Mistry, Chair, South Asian Health Action
It was a great virtual conference with some very inspiring guests who explained the importance of preventing poor mental health.
Harry Baker, Youth Activator, Cherwell District Council
This was a really useful event, touching on very current issues related to mental health. There was a good range of speakers who were well informed and able to provide interesting perspectives on old and emerging issues.
Charlotte Pickles, Public Health Development Manager, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
A really interesting and enriching experience in terms of knowledge about prevention in mental health and future lines of work in conjunction from the different health and community services involved.
Laura Ballester, Predoctoral researcher, IMIM-Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques
Very interesting.A wide range of excellent topics and presenters. As an older(over 80) and working with older and younger people,I was inspired and stimulated to study and learn even more.
Eileen Rudden, Counsellor and Practice Champion, NHS
I really enjoyed the conference and was able to clarify queries I had easily. The format was excellent, half days over 4 days is great when you have a busy workload!
Ken Phillips, Commissioner for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Richmond and Wandsworth Councils
All the sessions and lectures were very interesting. There were a high level speakers in their fields, providing a realistic analysis of the situation in mental health prevention.
Beatriz Puertolas Gracia, Pre-doctoral reasearcher, IMIM/CIBER
The virtual conference is a good, environmentally-friendly platform to share ideas and learn from others, at the same time making savings on travel time and costs.
Nyasha C. Chiunya-Huni, Housing Officer, YMCA East Surrey
A really well thought out conference. Very engaging and informative. I look forward to next years!
Emily Hunter, Engagement & Signposting Lead, Healthwatch County Durham