This week at PC: our researchers provide expertise at a range of conferences and events
This week, four members of Policy Connect have spoken at conferences across a range of topics.
On Wednesday, Megan Hector, Policy & Research Manager for Education & Skills spoke at Open Forum Events' Student Mental Health conference about Arriving At Thriving and how its findings and recommendations can help students with mental illness.
case studies and insights into organisations working to support students’ mental health at this difficult time. #MHOFE— Megan Hector (@MeganHector_) November 17, 2021
This morning: Megan Hector @EduSkillsPC, presents the findings and recommendations from our report Transition to Ambition, highlighting the need to support disabled students' #MentalHealth, at the #SMHOFE conference hosted by @openforumevents. https://t.co/Gq78lvilUW— Policy Connect (@Policy_Connect) November 17, 2021
Also on Wednesday, Robert McLaren, Head of Assistive & Accessible Technology, and Clive Gilbert, Policy Manager for Assistive & Accessible Technology, spoke at AbilityNet's TechSharePro 2021 conference. Robert spoke about the Digital Lifeline project and the digital divide, while Clive spoke about the National Disability Strategy.
More support is needed to help disabled students from college into a career, said Clive Gilbert @CliveGilbert, Policy Manager, Assistive Technology, PolicyConnect @Policy_Connect, speaking at TechShare Pro @MyEDF #TechSharePro2021 @techsharepro #a11y pic.twitter.com/OaSQdkvIA4— AbilityNet (@AbilityNet) November 17, 2021
On Friday, Ágnes Szuda, Policy Manager for Sustainability, spoke at the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management and the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee's 'Resource Management of the Future' conference.
Interesting presentation by Ágnes on the climate impacts of the food we waste from a policy perspective at @LARACspeaks and @ciwmnw's conference, making note of food waste accounting for 6-7% of UK's greenhouse gas emissions. https://t.co/WD6jvuWOjX— Sustainability Team, Policy Connect (@Sustainable_PC) November 19, 2021