Leading academics and practitioners in public health and social welfare are heading to the Glasgow Science Centre this autumn.

This is a rare opportunity to hear from experts from here in the UK but also Australia, Russia, India, Pakistan, Netherlands, Italy and Switzerland representing organisations like the UN and WHO.

Turning Point Scotland is co-hosting City Health 2013 on November 4-5.

It will explore health behaviours like alcohol and drug use, diet, sexual behaviour, violence, and on the factors that affect and influence these behaviours, including housing, education, learning and employment.

Registrations and exhibiting space are booking up fast so don’t miss the chance to take part in the discussions with some leading international speakers.

View the programme and book now.

There is also a public lecture being held on ‘AIDS: GLOBAL PROGRESS, LOCAL CHALLENGES’ given by:

Prof Michel Kazatchkine – UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Chair: Prof Gerry Stimson, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Respondent: Dr Roy Robertson, University of Edinburgh

Monday 4th November 2013, 18.00 to 19.30 followed by a reception hosted by the City of Glasgow.

This is the Fourth Eddie Killoran and Alison Chesney Memorial Lecture, on the occasion of the City Health 2013 conference Glasgow, 4-5th November cityhealthinternational.org/2013

Further details of the lecture may be found at http://www.cityhealthinternational.org/documents/2013/CHI2013_PublicLecture.pdf

Venue: Imax Theatre, Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA

This is a public lecture: given space limitations, in order to reserve a place please email your name to events@scvo.org.uk  quoting this invitation.

Directions for how to get to the Glasgow Science Centre can be found at http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/how-to-find-us/how-to-find-us.html