Appearance Matters Conference 5
3-4 July 2012
The Appearance Matters 5 conference took place on 3-4 July 2012 at the Wills Memorial Building in Bristol and was attended by approximately 200 delegates from 14 countries around the world.
This two-day conference included workshops, symposia, oral and poster presentations and addressed many of the issues raised in the All Party Parliamentary report, including; visible difference, body image, cosmetic surgery, ethics, education, the media, weight and provision of care.
See the Appearance Matters 5 conference programme and abstracts (PDF) for further details of topics covered.
Conference keynote speakers included:
Professor Sarah Grogan, Manchester Metroplitan University, UK (previously of Staffordshire University)
Presentation - Body Image and Health: Links and Future Directions (PDF)
Professor John Lawrence, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA
Presentation - Psychosocial Adaption to Burns: Current Knowledge and Future Directions (PDF)