Adolescent Health - Coming of age

We are pleased to partner with the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) to deliver this stimulating two day conference in the heart of Royal Ascot. A mix of interactive workshops and keynote talks from global experts will connect academic and clinical delegates to focus on the present advances in adolescent and young adult health, based on the evidence and best practice available.
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Macdonald Berystede Hotel & Spa
Bagshot Road, Sunninghill
United Kingdom

Spaces available
Two day conference, hotel accommodation and dinner - £399 | Two day conference only - £299

In association with the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH), the Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) and the Young People's Health Special Interest Group (YPHSIG)

Call for abstracts

Be a part of this exciting programme. The scientific committee welcomes abstract submissions for presentation in one of our poster or oral programme slots, and the deadline is 23:59 (GMT), 30 April.

How to submit an abstract


Day 1: Wednesday 18 September - Making health services for young people developmentally appropriate





09:30 Welcome
  • Young people of the RCPCH &Us Network
  • Professor Russell Viner
  • Professor Deborah Christie
9:50-10:30 Plenary 1:
The Sky is not Falling - Investing in adolescent health to transform risk to wellness
Dr Maria Trent, President, SAHM
11:00-12:20 Plenary 2 (symposium):
Developmentally appropriate healthcare and transition
  • Dr Gail Dovey-Pearce
  • Dr Dougal Hargreaves
  • Professor Allan Colver
  • Dr Janet McDonagh
12.20-13.00 Plenary 3
  • Dr Jessica Khan, President Elect, SAHM

Oral abstracts

To be announced

Workshops (15:00 - 17:15)

  Training institute To be announced
  Innovative health services To be announced
  Gender and health
  • Dr Sophie Khadr
  • Dr Polly Carmichael
  Migrant and asylum seeking young people
  • Dr Alison Ward
  • More to be announced
  Complex physical conditions To be announced
From 17:15

Social: Conference dinner


Day 2: Thursday 19 September - Mental health





Breakfast meeting:

Meet the Editor

Charles E Irwin, Jnr, Elsevier
Carol Ford, Elsevier


09:30-11:00 Bringing brain and behaviour together
  • Professor Sarah Jayne Blakemore
  • More speakers to be announced
11.30-12.30 Keynote address Professor Vikram Patel, The Perishing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow

Workshops (13:30-15:30)

  Global health and education To be announced
  Eating disorders

To be announced


Digital and eHealth

To be announced



To be announced
  Participation RCPCH &Us

Delegate packages

  • Two day conference, hotel accommodation and dinner* - £399 (Limited availability)
  • Two day conference only - £299

Book now

  • *. This rate includes one night of accommodation at the Berystede Hotel (for the night of Wednesday 18 September), two days attendance at the conference and a ticket to attend the social dinner on Wednesday 18 September.