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Launch of The Reader Organisation’s National Conference 2012

Written by The Reader, 12th March 2012

Thursday 17th-Friday 18th May 2012, British Library Conference Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

Tickets are now on sale for The Reader Organisation's 3rd annual National Conference dedicated to sharing the message of our Reading Revolution: reading aloud together for pleasure.

Day One: Reading to Live Well
Thursday 17th May, 9am-5pm
Day Delegate Rate: £199

The first day of the conference is an information day aimed at commissioners, funders, and potential partners who want to understand 'how' and 'why' Get Into Reading works.

Highlights include:

  • Dr Iona Heath, President of the Royal College of General Practioners, will be giving a keynote address on 'Imagining the Patient: Literature and Medicine'
  • Professor Jonathan Rose, a specialist historian on the book and reading at Drew University, in conversation with Jane Davis

More details about the programme and information about how to book your place are available on our website.

Day Two: Living to Read Well
Friday 18th May, 9.30am-5pm
Discounted day delegate rate: £99

*EXCLUSIVELY FOR SHARED READING FACILITATORS (those who have completed our Read to Lead training courses)*

This second (half price!) day is just for TRO trained facilitator. Highlights include:

  • Award-winning poet Lemn Sissay in conversation with Jane Davis
  • Practical sessions and masterclasses from TRO staff. 

More details about Day Two's programme and how to book your place can be found on our website.

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