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Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2024. 29-30 May 2024 Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. White text on pink background with dandelion puff motif.

Programme – Day Two

Registration | 9am

Arriving to Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh | Directions

Welcome | 9:30am

Headshot of Steven Sweeney. He is a middle-aged white man with brown hair.

Steven Sweeney
Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire & Board convenor, Children in Scotland

Adult Chair | Bio

TBC
Young Person Chair | Bio

 

Keynote | 9:55am

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Amal Azzudin
Keynote topic TBC | Bio

 

Keynote | 10:20am

Headshot of Natlie Don, Minister for Children, Young People and Keeping the Promise

Natalie Don, Minister for Children, Young People and Keeping the Promise, MSP/BPA
Keynote topic TBC | Bio

 

Morning Tea & Exhibition Open

Workshop Session Three | 11am

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Five workshops to choose from:

  • Kooth.com - digital mental health and wellbeing support in Scotland from Kooth | description
  • Towards a more diverse Scotland: elevating young voices Multi-Cultural Family Base from Multi-Cultural Family Base | description
  • The Allies Project: supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children from Guardianship Scotland, Aberlour Children’s Charity | description
  • Sharing Young People's Voices and Telling Stories from Braw Talent CIC | description
  • Trauma from a child's perspective from With Kids | description

Workshop Session Four | 12:10pm

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Five workshops to choose from:

  • Neurodivergency and sensory processing: experience our world from Three Sisters Consultancy | description
  • Understanding animal abuse and how to intervene with children and young people Scottish SPCA | description
  • Suicide prevention and creating hope from the Suicide Prevention Youth Advisory Group | description
  • Paying the Price: the cost to families of imprisonment from Families Outside | description
  • Relationship based practice: new online learning from OU and STAF from The Open University in Scotland | description

Lunch & Exhibition Open

Workshop Session Five | 2:20pm

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Five workshops to choose from:

  • Live Music and Mental Health: exploring co-design approaches from Children in Scotland in partnership with University of Stirling and Scottish Ensemble | description
  • SAFE/ IVY: Interventions for children and young people who harm and who have been harmed from Kibble | description
  • Taking homelessness prevention upstream: Working together to prevent family and youth homelessness from Rock Trust | description
  • Youth leadership: youth-led research & youth governance from OPEN | description
  • Incorporating children's rights into an education setting from Firrhill High School | description

Afternoon Tea & Exhibition Open

Keynote | 3:35pm

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Dr. Alexia Barrable, lecturer in Psychology and Education at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh | Bio

Dr Alexia Barrable is a lecturer in Psychology and Education and Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Alexia will be speaking about the impact of nature on health and wellbeing throughout our lifespans and exploring the necessity of having access to green spaces to achieve this. Alexia will be meeting with Changing our World (CoW) in the next few weeks, Children in Scotland’s young people’s advisory group, to get their views on the subject and look for ways to incorporate aspects of the topic that resonate most with them in her speech.

Day Two Conclusion | 3:55pm

Headshot of Steven Sweeney. He is a middle-aged white man with brown hair.

Steven Sweeney
Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire & Board convenor, Children in Scotland

Adult Chair | Bio

TBC
Young Person Chair | Bio

 

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Judith Turbyne, CEO Children in Scotland
Closing remarks | Bio

Sponsors

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