Wellbeing and policy (I) Reception Room B
- Saamah Abdallah (New Economics Foundation) – Subjective Wellbeing: A force for radical change?
- Charles Seaford (New Economics Foundation) – Is wellbeing a useful concept for progressives?
- Tim Taylor – The Proper Role for Well-being in Public Policy
Chair: Karen Scott
National Developments Committee Room 2
- Daniela Bressa Florentin (University of Bath) – The Politics of Buen Vivir: between policies and life
- Anders Hayden – (Dalhousie University, Canada) – Trying to Change the Dominant Economic Narrative through Alternative Wellbeing Indicators: The Canadian Experience
- Susan Hodgett (Ulster University) and Peter Doran (Queens University Belfast) – Boosting Capabilities: Reflections on Well-being in a Post Conflict Society
Chair: Allister McGregor
Wellbeing: concept and measurement (I) Committee Room 3
- Paul Allin (Imperial College London) – Official Statistics on Wellbeing: Leading the change or just ‘nice to have’?
- Marco Boffo, Andrew Brown, and David Spencer (all University of Leeds) – Dissatisfaction with happiness research: from subjective well-being to systems of provision
- Susan Oman (University of Manchester) – ‘Free-text’ and ‘forced-choices’: ‘What Matters to who about measuring national well-being?’
Chair: Aki Tsuchiya
Wellbeing in policy (II) Reception Room B
- John Brazier and Tessa Peasgood (University of Sheffield) - Is well-being a legitimate basis for policy judgements or evaluations in health care?
- Kathryn Ecclestone (University of Sheffield) – From national measures to everyday assessments: a critical evaluation of the evidence base for wellbeing interventions in educational settings
- Toby Lowe (Newcastle University) – The Performance (Management) of Wellbeing
- Louise Reardon (University of Leeds) – Quality of Life and Transport Policy: Lessons for the Wellbeing Agenda
Chair: Paul Allin
International comparative studies Committee Room 2
- Donatella Alessandrini (University of Kent) and Suhraiya Jivraj (University of Kent) – Exploring Well-being and Gross National Happiness in Sustainable Development Policy Making
- Paul Anand (Open University) – Multi-dimensional Wellbeing for the Assessment of Progress: Evidence from the US and UK
- Karen Scott (University of Newcastle, UK), Annick Masselot (Canterbury University, NZ), and Bronwyn Hayward (Canterbury University, NZ) – Skivers, Strivers and Thrivers: The impact of the shift from welfare to wellbeing on women in New Zealand and the United Kingdom
Chair: Annie Austin
Wellbeing: concept and measurement (II) Committee Room 3
- Jules Evans (Queen Mary, University of London) – Beyond Liberalism?
- J Allister McGregor (Institute of Development Studies at Sussex) – Human Wellbeing: Universal Frameworks and Local Realities: Can they be Reconciled?
- Peter Doran (Queens University, Belfast) – Towards a political economy of attention (Reclaiming the Mindful Commons)
- John Haworth and Sandie McHugh (both University of Bolton) – Enjoyment and Wellbeing
Chair: Susan Hodgett