International Symposium 2018

Transforming Community & Public Health: Inspiring Future Generations

Swansea University in conjunction with the International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) are pleased to host an International Symposium focusing on Transforming Community and Public Health: Inspiring Future Generations, on the 16th and 17th July 2018.

The aim of the Symposium is to explore the impact and implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on addressing the health and wellbeing needs of today’s population and those of future generations.

This event is relevant for all nurses and other health and social care practitioners whether in practice, education or management whose focus is within community or primary care.


Final submission for poster abstracts - 2nd July

Final submission for ViPER abstracts - 25th May

Guidance for submissions can be found here:  Poster and ViPER guidance

Location: Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea. SA1 8EN

Date: 16th and 17th July 2018


Also of interest...

Delegates attending the symposium are welcome to attend the College of Human and Health Sciences International Two Day Event `Promoting Health and Wellbeing’ , on the 18th and 19th July 2018 and have the opportunity to visit our new Health and Wellbeing Academy -  to attend this event there is an additional cost of £65.00 per day, including accommodation.

To register your interest, please visit the link here:

Further Information


Costs for the 2018 Symposium are as follows:

EARLY BIRD RATE (Deadline - 31st May 2018)

Please note, all residential passes include Bed & Breakfast at the University's Bay Campus.

  • 2 day residential pass: £340.00
  • 2 day non-residential pass: £195.00
  • ICCHNR rate: £310.00
  • Day delegate pass: £100.00


Costs after early bird deadline will increase to:

  • 2 day residential pass: £400.00
  • 2 day non-residential pass: £240.00
  • Day delegate rate: £135.00



All residential sypmosium passes include Bed & Breakfast at our new Bay Campus, which has over 900 newly-built, en-suite rooms offering delegates modern, clean, neat and secure accommdation.

The accommodation blocks are built around communal courtyards which give the residences a friendly and collegiate feel.

Event delegates staying on campus have access to excellent on-site facilities including a Tesco Extra supermarket, coffee shops, bars, a gymansium and our own private beach and Site of Special Scientific Interest.


If you would prefer to arrange your own accommodation, here are some suggestions:

The Marriott Hotel, Swansea:

Morgans Hotel:

Hurst Deane Aparthotel:

The Alexander Guest House:

Premier Inn, Salubrious Place, Swansea:

Swansea Central Travel Lodge, Princess Way:

Where is Swansea?

Swansea University is set in mature parkland and botanical gardens, overlooking Swansea Bay beach in south-west Wales, UK - just a stone throw away from Swansea Town Centre, which offers a thriving cultural scene and the best of modern city life.

The stunning coastal scenery of the Gower Peninsula can be found right on our doorstep. The Gower is a precious landscape whose distinctive character and natural beauty is so outstanding that it is protected for future generations.