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The II European Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EA-OHP) was held at the University of Lund in November 1999. The Conference will be hosted by the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations in Nottingham, on December 1st & 2nd 2000. The third meeting, an International Congress, will be held in Barcelona, on 25-26 October 2001 and the III European Conference will be held in 2002 in Munich.

Location: Nottingham 2000

The Conference will be held on December 1st & 2nd 2000 at Nottingham’s Rutland Square Hotel in the city centre, adjacent to the Castle, and the Conference Dinner is to be at Hart’s, one of Nottingham’s best restaurants. The City of Nottingham boasts some of the finest restaurants, pubs and theatres and is known as the best provincial shopping centre outside London- a perfect venue for Christmas shopping (open Sunday). Adjacent to the Hotel stands the famous Nottingham Castle, which houses a museum, craft shop and gallery. The city is world-renowned for being the home of the local hero Robin Hood whose tale can be heard in the nearby exhibition centre.

Organising Committee

Joint chair: Professor Tom Cox CBE (Institute of Work, Health & Organisations) & Professor Phil Dewe (Birkbeck College). Members include: Dr Richard Wynne (Work Research Unit), Prof. Sten Olof-Brenner (Kristianstad University), Eusebio Rial-Gonzalez, Karina Nielsen, Rachel Cox and Uta Feinstein (Institute of Work, Health & Organisations)

Programme of conference

The Conference Programme is now available as a Word document (37 KB) and as a PDF file (65 KB). You can click on the link to open the form in your browser, or right-click on the link and select "Save Target As...". (Internet Explorer) or "Save Link As..." (Netscape Navigator). After lunch on the second day, the Annual Business Meeting of the EA-OHP will take place. This will finish in good time for participants to explore the city of Nottingham in the afternoon.

Cost of Conference

Full cost for non-members is £158, which includes registration for the conference plus membership to the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. Other cost packages are available for one-day only and post-graduates (see table below). Conference registration includes tea/ coffee, lunch and conference facilities including free car parking at the Rutland Square Hotel and the Conference Dinner at Hart’s restaurant. An exceptional discounted rate of £50 per night including full-English breakfast has been negotiated for up to 3 nights (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) at the Rutland Square Hotel (usual price £97per night).

Accommodation

Accommodation at the Rutland Square Hotel can be booked by credit card: please telephone [+44 115 941 1114] or fax [+44 115 941 0014] the hotel quoting EUR01120 for reservations for the European Academy Conference. Accommodation on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night will be charged at the discounted rate of £50 per night including full-English breakfast.

Cancellations

Cancellation for attendance at the conference must be made by email or fax by October 30th 2000. Cancellation or non-arrival after this date will be liable for the conference fees. To avoid cancellation fees, substitutions will be accepted if notified by email or fax. Cancellation of accommodation must be made directly to the Hotel reservations by November 1st 2000 to avoid cancellation fees.

Travel

The conference centre is situated in the heart of Nottingham. Travel information is widely available. Travel time is around 30 minutes from the local East Midlands Airport, from where flights depart to most major European cities. From Copenhagen and Amsterdam, it is possible to depart early on the morning of the first day of the conference and arrive in good time for the start of the conference at 10:30. For flights to East Midlands Airport, contact British Midlands or for low cost flights to London Stansted, contact Go low cost airline or Buzz or flights to London Luton (approximately 1 hour 20 minutes) contact Easyjet. From Spain, try Spanair or Iberia airlines.

Papers & Posters

The conference aims to be an active experience and will include a number of short papers, interactive poster presentations and posters on display. These posters will be subject to the same scientific requirements as the papers. Please note that only original work that has not been published, presented or accepted for presentation elsewhere will be accepted for review. Participants can make a contribution to the conference with a paper or poster concerned with research, education, professional practice or policy in occupational health psychology. Papers may be theoretically, methodologically or empirically driven.

Submission of Abstracts

Those wishing to present a paper or poster in the conference should submit an abstract approximately 500 words long. Please send it by e-mail in the body of text to [email protected]

For papers & posters, an abstract must be received by 21st September 2000. Late submissions may be considered, please contact Karina Nielsen. The full version of the paper should be between 5,000 and 9,000 words, and should be submitted by 10 November 2000 at the latest. Please bear in mind you will have 15 minutes to present your paper (plus 5 minutes for questions).

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