The Healthy Choices Autumn Seminar: User Involvement in Population Research - Participation and Dialogue

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Healthy Choices and the social gradient invite you to our Autumn Seminar on User Involvement in Population Research – Participation and Dialogue. 

How do we produce relevant and nuanced knowledge about what it takes to create a good life? How do we make sure that everyone is heard? And how can we work together to reduce the distance between knowledge and policy to ensure the knowledge is put into practice?

Healthy Choices and the social gradient invite researchers, other colleagues, policy makers, NGOs and others to discuss how we can create framework conditions for good lives. The seminar is held partly in English. 


08:30-09:00: Registration. Coffee and mingling.

09:00-09:10: Welcome and agenda.

09:10-10:40: 15-minute speed talks with reflections on user involvement. 

10:40-11:00: Coffee break. 

11:00-12:00: 15-minute speed talks continue.

12:00-12:45: Lunch break.

12:45-15:30: Mini-workshops: How can we improve participation and dialogue in our research?

15:30-16:00: Summary of the workshops. 

19:00: Dinner in Tromsø city centre (limited spaces available). 

Speed talks include Norwegian Institute of Public Health, the HUNT survey and the Norwegian Cancer Society. Detailed program to follow.

Practical information

Transport from the airport: From Tromsø Airport, you can take the Airport Express bus. Click here for departure times. The Airport Express bus stop in the city centre is a five minute walk from Thon Hotel Tromsø. It is also possible to get a taxi directly from airport to the hotel.

Accommodation: We have a limited amount of rooms reserved at Thon Hotel Tromsø for a discounted price of 1220 NOK per night. This includes breakfast. Please contact the hotel directly to book your room on +47 77 69 80 50. The hotel address is Grønnegata 50, 9008 Tromsø. 

Getting to the seminar venue: The seminar venue is Linken Meeting Centre/Linken møtesenter. It is situated right next to UiT´s campus in Tromsø. Bus no. 34 goes from Nerstranda, the shopping centre in the city centre, at 8.04 AM in the morning on the day of the seminar. Get off at the UNN bus stop. We will be there to welcome you. You can ask the hotel reception for directions to Nerstranda bus stop or for help finding other means of transportation.

Pre-seminar on September 26th: The work packages in Healthy Choices will have internal meetings at the UiT campus Tromsø on September 26th. More information will be sent to the relevant participants.

Sofa dialogue on September 26th: The evening of September 26th, we invite the general public to a panel discussion on the theme «What does it take to lead a good life? – A public health perspective.» The panel discussion will be held in Norwegian, and everyone attending the Healthy Choices Autumn Seminar are more than welcome to attend the panel discussion. Read more and sign up here.

Starts: 27. September 2023 at 08.30
Ends: 27. September 2022 at 16.00
Where: Linken Meeting Centre
Location / Campus: Tromsø
Target group: Employees, Invited
Contact: Camilla Flåten

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