Changing Lives, Changing Society

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Date: 28 June 2012
Venue: UWE, Frenchay Campus, Bristol
Time: 09:30-17:00

This latest conference from UWE's Institute for Sustainability, Health and Environment will bring together professionals, policy makers and academics to grapple with the challenge of a widespread transition to environmentally sustainable and healthy behavioural patterns. Changing Lives, Changing Society will examine the 'big picture' of behavioural change, acknowledging and assessing different perspectives and approaches through expert presentations, innovative workshops and an interactive panel and audience debate.

Expert presentations

  • Professor Mike Kelly, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • Dr. Laura Haynes, Behavioural Insights Team, Cabinet Office
  • Professor Elizabeth Shove, Lancaster University
  • Professor Katie Williams, University of the West of England, Bristol
  • Professor Gabriel Scally, Former Director of Public Health, NHS South of England
  • Dr. Tom Crompton, WWF-UK

Innovative workshops

Focussing on key real world issues in economic behaviour and in sectors including public health, built environment, transport and energy.

Interactive panel and audience debate

The conference will bring together speakers and delegates from a wide range of disciplines and sectors to facilitate the sharing of knowledge about effectiveness in problem framing, intervention and evaluation. The aim is to facilitate creative thinking around a new framework for behaviour change and contextualise current and longer term approaches.

View the full programme (.doc)

Who should attend

Invaluable for sustainability, public health, planning and transport professionals, and all those involved in the design and delivery of interventions to change behaviour for a positive social or environmental outcome.


Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England, Bristol
(map and directions)

Cost for the Conference


How to book

Complete the booking form (.doc) and return it to

Cost: £75
Contact: Tan Moore
Telephone: +44(0)117 32 83210

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