Conference 2012: Day One Speakers Announced
DAY ONE: Reading to Live Well
Thursday 17th May, 9am – 5pm
£199 day delegate rate
Our keynote speakers have been confirmed:
- Dr Iona Heath, President of the Royal College of General Practitioners
- Jonathan Rose, Professor of History at Drew University (New Jersey, USA), internationally acclaimed specialist on the history of the book and reading
New to our work? Then this, the first day of our conference is for you: an information day aimed at commissioners, funders, potential partners and individuals who want to learn more about The Reader Organisation’s pioneering work improving the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities by reading aloud together. Impacts of our ‘Get Into Reading’ project include: increased personal confidence and reduced social isolation; improved mental well-being; enhanced emotional and psychological well-being, and a love of literature.
Tickets go on sale on Monday 12th March. Details will be available on our website. To register your interest now please email us with the words ‘Conference 2012′ in the subject box: firstname.lastname@example.org
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More details about the speakers and programme for Day Two (Friday 18th May), 'Living to Read Well', which is for TRO trained facilitators only, will be announced here and on our website very soon. Tickets will also be available to buy from 12th March, and will cost £99.