Day 1

Third Annual

UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum


10-11 May 2016

Day 1 Venue: Tavistock Room, Woburn House, Tavistock Square

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

08:30am – 09:00am Arrival and Registration for optional session attendees only
09:00am – 11:00 am  

Arrival and Registration for main Forum delegates:

Coffee & networking in Tavistock Room

Optional Session:

Knowledge Mobilisation – An Introduction

c.20 delegates

11:00am – 11:30 am Welcome: Introductions and Overview of the Forum (Tavistock Room)

Forum Director: Cathy Howe

Forum Chair: Huw Davies, Professor, St Andrews,


11:30 am – 12:00 noon



Plenary session

Human Histogram

(Tavistock Room)


David Phipps


Meet and greet the other people in the room

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm



Chaired Poster Walks

(Tavistock Room)



Walk chairs:



A chance to hear from up to 10 delegates about the work they’ve been doing. Featured posters include:

·         “Knowledge to Action in a time of Austerity” Sarah Morton

·         “Web-based toolkit to maximizing the visibility and impact of published research” Melinda Kenneway

·         “Assessing outcomes: exploring the work of knowledge brokers using nominal group method” Emma Barnes


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch & Networking

(New Library)

2:00 pm – 3:20 pm


Knowledge to Create a Better Future for Aboriginal Youth


Plenary Session & Discussion

(Tavistock Room)



Don Nicholls,

Department of Justice and Correctional Services, Cree Regional Authority


Mobilising knowledge to change individuals’ behavior: how knowledge mobilization was used as part of the Mamtunaata project to help create a better future for Cree youth aged 6-11 engaging in aggressive, antisocial behaviour and/ or high-risk behaviour. SNAP is an award-winning cognitive-behavioural program that helps children and parents deal effectively with anger by teaching them how to respond in better ways.

3:20 pm – 3:40 pm How organisational collaboration between researchers and practitioners can enable implementation

Plenary Session & Discussion

(Tavistock Room)


Lynne Williams,

University of Bangor

Lynne will present in Pecha Kucha style (to reflect the rapid review process) and reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of using rapid realist review of the evidence to identify what works for who in what circumstances when time and resources are limited.
3:40 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee & Networking (New Library) or quiet time
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Learning from doing: Reflecting on eight years of knowledge mobilization


Plenary session & discussion

(Tavistock Room)


Julie Reed,


Roman Kislov,




NIHR CLAHRCs are a natural experiment in researching implementation of research into practice in the NHS.  Julie and Roman will present two different research perspectives and outputs on implementing healthcare evidence from CLAHRC Northwest London and Greater Manchester.

5:30pm – 5:45 pm  

Reflections on the Day and what’s next tonight & tomorrow?

(Tavistock Room)


5:45pm – 6:45 pm Rest and recuperation or networking time
6:45 pm – 7:00 pm  

Drinks Reception??? (Crush Hall)


7:00 pm – 8:30 pm



Networking Dinner

(Venue tbc)




The dinner is included in the delegate fee and is a great opportunity to network and meet more people with different perspectives

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm



After Dinner ‘debate’

(Venue tbc)



Canadians vs the Brits



9:00pm –10:00 pm  

10:00 Close & retire to a bar for those who wish





Day 2

Third Annual

UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum


10-11 May 2016

Venue: The Health Foundation

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

8:30am – 9:00 am  



9:00am – 9:30 am  

Reflections on Day1; Overview of Day2



9:30 am – 10:30 pm


What have we achieved since last year?


David Phipps

Cathy Howe

Peter Levesque

Cathy Howe

Knowledge Mobilisation Competencies

Global Community of Practice

Language of Care

Leadership, Networks & Stories

10:30 am – 12:30 am Open Space



All Identifying and discussing topics of interest to delegates – bring your ideas and get ideas from your time here at the Forum…
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch & Networking

(New Library)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Professional Development Hour







·         Karen Ritchie


·         Sarah Morton



·         Canada, US, Belgium & UK

·         Peter Levesque


·         Vicky Ward


Interactive roundtable sessions to learn about something of interest from an expert:

·         Evaluating intermediary organisations

·         Cards-based activity to help conversation about common barriers to KMb

·         Local/regional/national contexts for Kmb

·         A ‘write-shop’ to unbundle jargon and using plain language

·         Thinking together – a ‘community of enquiry’ approach to reflecting on KMb


2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Coffee
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Winning Posters: Oral Presentations




Winners to be determined


Presentations by the authors of the posters that are voted by delegates as the most useful for the rest of the conference to see


3:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Knowledge Exchange & Mobilisation through academic, community and student partnership


Plenary session & discussion



Ceri Davies & Stuart Laing, Community University Partnership Programme, University of Brighton


Collaborating to mobilise knowledge: CUPP will present practical examples and learning from its seed funding programme, which supports academic, community and student partners to work together for mutual benefit in diverse projects from neighbourhood development to equalities issues.

4:30pm – 4:45 pm What have we done and What next?


Cathy Howe


4:45pm – 5:00 pm Forum Close