A free to attend conference will bring together organisations working to support young people across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.
Hosted by young people’s charity Action4Youth, the conference is to be held on Tuesday 12th November 2019 at The Gateway in Aylesbury.
During the conference there will discussions on the important issues affecting young people including :
- The challenges & opportunities for young people now and in the future, led by the CEO of UK Youth, Anna Smee.
- A debate on the issues surrounding childhood obesity, headed by Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
- A number of workshops on topics including governance, best practise working with volunteers and gender complexity issues in young people.
The conference will close with a panel session including Milton Keynes Community Foundation, the National Lottery Community Fund, The Rothschild Foundation and The Clare Foundation as well as an opportunity for attendees to find out more about funding opportunities and how to apply.
Jenifer Cameron, CEO of Action4Youth, explains: ‘We have some of the most experienced and influential experts in their sectors speaking at our 2019 conference and look forward to some interesting and engaging conversations about some of the biggest issues that impact on the young people in our society today.
Following our 2018 conference, which focused on the mental health of young people, we hope to dig deeper into the causes and effects of mental ill health, linking into the impact of some of the topics on this years agenda.‘
Places at the conference are limited and as the event is usually oversubscribed an early booking is recommended. Ayyone wishing to attend can book at https://www.action4youth.org/event/action4youth-conference-2019/.
*Source of article : Press release on behalf of Action4Youth.