Young People, Digital Technologies, Health and Wellbeing

April 30th-May 2nd 2019
University of Birmingham Dubai Campus, Dubai

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This specialist seminar, in collaboration with AIESEP and the Children and Childhood Network (UoB) will explore the opportunities, risks and new challenges for physical activity and health education, presented by digital technologies.

The themes are:
1. Contextual Factors influencing Health and Wellbeing
2. Professional Learning for Key Stakeholders
3. Methodological and Conceptual Opportunities
4. Optimistic Futures for Technology


Professor kathleen arMour, university of birmingham, uk

Professional Learning for Teachers, Coaches and Key Stakeholders


professor david kirk, strathclyde university, uk

School-based physical education


professor mikael quennerstedt, orebro university, sweden

Defining health; young people, schools and technology


Professor Matthew Broome, University of Birmingham, UK

Youth Mental Health


The University of Birmingham is the first global top 100 and Russel Group University to establish a campus in Dubai. This 3 day conference will be held in our latest facilities within Dubai Academic City, that is easily accessible to central Dubai, and many of the leading malls, city attractions and restraunts. 

Call For Papers

We will be accepting paper submissions for workshops, symposia and individual papers. More details to follow soon. 


Registration costs and accomodation will be released September 2018. Seminar participants will recieve a discounted rate for registration and hotel accomodation