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Past conferences

We have managed a number of conferences. If you would like more information on a particular conference then please select from the list below. If available, there is a link to the conference website.

30 August -1 September 2017

New Adelphi, Peel Park campus, University of Salford

The University of Salford’s School of Arts and Media are delighted to be hosting the annual TaPRA conference 2017.

The Theatre & Performance Research Association (TaPRA) exists in order to facilitate research through and into theatre and performance. It is based on collegiality with a formal structure that intends to advance informal, productive and dynamic research networks (TaPRA 2017).

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22 June 2017

Chapman Building, University of Salford

To coincide with Armed Forces Day 24 June 2017, we are hosting a one day conference held at the University of Salford, exploring the many challenges affecting Military Veterans and their families.

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The engage HEI conferences provide a much needed opportunity for academics and practitioners interested in understanding knowledge exchange between higher education institutions, government and industry to share their experiences and inform practice.

The next Engage HEI conference will be hosted by the University of Salford on the 16th and 17th May 2017.

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Theme: Learning from our data

At this year’s conference we want to focus on what we can learn from our data.

We will also have a major workshop investigating how consistent we are in what we learn from our clinical data.

As an innovation we are calling for case studies exhibiting how we have learnt from individual patients.

This prestigious and popular annual event is well attended by orthopaedic surgeons, bioengineers, clinical scientists, physiotherapists, and researchers from leading gait laboratories and universities in the UK and Ireland.

Location: University of Salford MediaCityUK Campus 

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HCC12 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference – HCC12

September 2016, University of Salford, MediaCityUK

It is crucial to understand how ICT innovation is associated with change in society. Human Choice and Computers – a series of conferences organised by the International Federation of Information Processing’s (IFIP) Technical Committee 9 (TC9) – focuses on this critical issue. It works to shape socially responsible and ethical policies and professional practices in the information society. The themes pertinent to the work of IFIP TC9 are covered at this conference.

As Manchester is the European City of Science in 2016 it is very appropriate for the conference, as HCC12, to at last come to the UK in 2016.

To read more about this conference or book a place please visit the conference website

NLDB 2016 - 21st International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems

22-24 June 2016, at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK Campus

Since 1995, the NLDB conference aims at bringing together researchers, industrials and potential users interested in various applications of Natural Language in the Database and Information Systems field. NLDB 2016 invites researchers from academia and industry to submit papers for oral or poster presentations on recent, unpublished research that addresses theoretical aspects, algorithms, applications, architectures for applied and integrated NLP, resources for applied NLP, and other aspects of NLP, as well as review and discussion papers.

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The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) Conference 2015

05-07 April 2015, University of Salford, MediaCityUK

This three day conference will have a full programme and excellent networking opportunities.

9 April 2016, at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK Campus

This conference explores the nature of  this energetic novel form and asks writers, readers, academics, educationalists, those who work with young people and other interested parties the following questions of the young adult novel:

Who are its readers?  
What is its nature?
Which are its themes?
What does it look like now?
How is it written?
Why does it exist?
Will it endure?  
What will it look like in the future?
What of the New Adult novel?

  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships National Conference 2015, 25-16 November 2015
  • Politics of Location Conference 2015, 12 November 2015
  • Engineering Professors' Council Annual Congress 2015, 14-15 April 2015
  • Pushing Boundaries, Flying Higher Conference 2015, 21 March 2015
  • Aspects of Digital Innovation Conference 2015, 12 February 2015
  • 14th International Symposium on Metal- Hydrogen Systems 2014, 20-25 July 2014
  • Forum for Access and Continuing Education’s (FACE) 21st Annual Conference, 2014, 02-04 July 2014
  • Changing Prospects for Cancer Conference, 2014, 4 April 2014
  • Digital Economy 2013: Open Digital, November 2013
  • Orthotics Conference, September 2013
  • Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Annual Conference, July 2013
  • Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference, July 2013
  • Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR) Conference - IR 13: Technologies, October 2012
  • Dementia Design Conference, September 2012
  • Faith & Sexuality Conference, September 2012
  • International Association for the Study of Popular Music IASPM) Conference, September 2012
  • Rhythm Changes Conference, April 2012
  • Retrofit 2012 Conference, January 2012
  • Constraint-Based Reconstruction and Analysis (COBRA) Conference, September 2011
  • 10th International Postgraduate Research Conference (IPGRC), September 2011
  • Salford Centre for Research & Innovation Conference, September 2011
  • Education in the Changing Environment (ECE), July 2011
  • Sixth Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP6), June 2011
  • Retrofit: Launch of the University of Salford Energy House, January 2011
  • Human Rights Conference, June 2010
  • CIB World Congress, May 2010
  • Universities Nuclear Technology Forum (UNTF), April 2010
  • Smart City Futures, July 2009
  • SunGard European User Group) SEUG, January 2007