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LGBT Veterans Conference 2023

Research with the UK LGBT+ Veteran Community Conference 2023

The Northern Hub for Veterans and Military Families Research in partnership with Fighting With Pride are hosting the first annual conference on research with UK LGBT+ Veterans. The aim of this conference is to bring together academics, the health and social care sector, local government, charities, the LGBT+ community and veterans to focus on the past, present day and future of LGBT+ veterans and their experiences during and after military service.

When: 12 January 2023

Where: The Great Hall, Sutherland Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - Register here

 

Please keep an eye on this page and all our social media channels for conference updates.

There will be plenty of networking opportunities at the conference, anyone who would also like to register their interest to have a stand to promote their work, please get in touch with Dr Gill McGill. Please bring along leaflets and promotional information of your service or organisation, we will provide a table to display these.

 

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We are seeking submissions for oral and poster presentations with a focus on the past, present day and future of LGBT+ veterans and their experiences during and after military service.  Some suggested general areas of work include Language, Camouflage, Identity, Overcoming Adversity, Health and Social Well-Being, and Impact – Evidence-Based Practice.

The abstract proposal should explain the topic of your presentation (max 250 words).

Please also indicate the preferred type of presentation: oral or poster.  The following information should be submitted for the presenter(s): first name, last name, job role, organisation, e-mail address.  If your abstract is accepted, you will be asked to submit a brief biographical statement for the book of abstracts.

Submission deadline: 13 November 2022 (EXTENDED) NU and FWP logos

Confirmation notification: End of November 2022

Please email your abstract to Dr Alison Osborne.

 

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