Appearance Matters 5 (2012)

Appearance Matters Conference

3-4 July 2012
The Wills Memorial Building, Bristol, UK

The Appearance Matters 5 conference was attended by approximately 200 delegates from 14 countries around the world.

Conference programme

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 for further details of topics covered.

Keynote speakers

Conference keynote speakers included:

Professor Sarah Grogan, Manchester Metroplitan University, UK (previously of Staffordshire University)
Presentation - Body Image and Health: Links and Future Directions

Professor John Lawrence, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA
Presentation - Psychosocial Adaption to Burns: Current Knowledge and Future Directions


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