The seventh conference theme is:  New Ways of Working

Innovations which are improving outcomes such as access, engagement, effectiveness or affordability of treatment (innovations could be technology / products or simply a better way of doing things).

Case studies which demonstrate improved outcomes and capture:

  • How technology is supporting safer environments
  • How technology is allowing clinicians more scope to assess patient safety / risk levels
  • The decision-making process to assess and evaluate new products
  • Joint working between design teams / clients / service user and manufacturers to solve problems
  • Ways that technology is having a positive impact on care

Golden threads required for all conference presentations:

  • Promotion of Health and Wellbeing
  • Equality
  • Sustainable and Technological solutions

Please submit a 300-word abstract summarising the contents and main points of your proposed presentation. Presentations discussing a project or case study in a mental health setting should be submitted by the mental health provider, who should be the main speaker in the piece, with the contractor / architect / consultant etc., as the supporting speaker where required. This will be the key factor in presentations being accepted by the advisory group.

  • All presentations must be presented in English.
  • Presentations should be submitted under the name and with the contact details of the person intending to present them at Design in Mental Health 7-8 June 2023,Coventry Building Society Arena.
  • More than one presentation may be submitted by companies or individuals, but each presentation should be a separate submission.
  • Presentations will be selected on the basis of quality, originality and relevance to the Conference theme.
  • The Conference Committee cannot accept marketing-derived presentations, or those seeking to promote an individual, company, product or service.