UCC Bystander Intervention Conference

The launch of the online Bystander Intervention Programme at UCC begins with the Bystander Intervention Conference.

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the online Bystander Intervention Programme at UCC on Monday 28th January, 2019. The conference will be attended by the Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, who recognises the importance of this work as an effective means of ending sexual violence and ensuring a culture of safety and respect across all Higher Education Institutions. The conference is scheduled from 10am-12pm in the Creative Zone of Boole Library, with registration, tea/coffee available from 9.30. All in attendance will receive a Bystander Intervention @ UCC reusable travel mug! We will mark the end of the conference with the posting by students of the It Stops Now (ESHTE project) Mural. Attendance is free but we would ask you to register in advance through this EventBrite link The Conference will be followed by a number of related events hosted on campus throughout Bystander Intervention Week, to mark the launch of the Programme and to highlight the importance of active citizenship, social responsibility and a zero tolerance approach to all forms of unwelcome behaviour at UCC. Bystander Intervention Conference Schedule Monday 28 January 2019 9.30-10.00 Registration with Tea/Coffee and Pastries 10.00-10.10 Prof John O’Halloran Deputy President and Registrar UCC 10.10-10.20 Minster Mary Mitchell O’Connor Minster for Higher Education 10.20-10.40 Dr Louise Crowley School of Law, UCC 10.40-10.50 Dr Sarah Thelen Instructional Designer OVPTL, UCC 10.50-11.00 Alan Hayes President UCC Students Union 11.00-11.15 Tara Browne ESHTE Project Coordinator NWCI 11.15-11.30 Dr Sinead Ring Kent Law School, University of Kent 11.30-11.40 Dr Martin Davoren Sexual Health Centre Cork 11.40 Dr Louise Crowley – Close

Category: Conferences:
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Creative Zone, Boole Library, University College Cork
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Siobhan O'Neill

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