Meetings

  • The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence: A Workshop Date: July 31, 2017 - August 1, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day public workshop on the science surrounding the impacts of exposure to violence and trauma on both neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes with a strong focus on exposure in childhood, and other aspects such as refugee health and/or PTSD in returning combatants.
  • Effective Public Policy Solutions for Global Violence Prevention: A Workshop Date: December 1, 2016 - December 2, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    On December 1-2, 2016, the Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day workshop to illuminate and explore the ways in which violence prevention practitioners can best share their findings and evidence-base with policymakers for the production of effective and impactful policy approaches to violence prevention. This will include an exploration of policymakers' goals and needs and the ways in which violence prevention experts can best communicate their findings to policymakers, as well as an exploration of lessons learned from around the world in this context. The workshop will explore crosscutting approaches to violence prevention and will cover multiple forms of violence across the life-course (such as child maltreatment and violence against children, violence against women, self-directed violence, interpersonal violence, youth violence, and the relationship between alcohol and violence, etc.).
  • Workshop to Support the Development of a United States Department of Labor Research Strategy on Child Labor and Forced Labor in International Settings Date: October 18, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A 1-day public workshop will be held in Washington D.C. to explore the issues of child labor and forced labor in an international context. The International Labor Oto child labor, there is still much to learn about the relative importance of these various risk factors.
  • Identifying the Role of Violence Prevention in the Post-2015 Global Agenda Date: May 12, 2016 - May 13, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Role of Violence Prevention in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Mental Health and Violence: Opportunities for Prevention and Early Intervention - A Workshop Date: February 26, 2014 - February 27, 2014 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will convene a 2-day workshop to explore the relationship between mental health and violence, and the opportunities for prevention and early intervention.
  • Elder Abuse and its Prevention - A Workshop Date: April 17, 2013 - April 18, 2013 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Violence and related forms of abuse against elders is a global public health and human rights problem with far-reaching consequences. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will convene a 2-day workshop to on global elder abuse and its prevention.
  • Evidence for Violence Prevention Across the Lifespan and Around the World-A Workshop Date: January 23, 2013 - January 24, 2013 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Evidence-based approaches reveal that violence is a challenging, yet preventable global phenomenon. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will convene a 2-day workshop to explore evidence for violence prevention across the lifespan and throughout the world.
  • The Contagion of Violence - A Workshop Date: April 30, 2012 - May 1, 2012 (8:50 AM Eastern)

    The IOM Forum on Global Violence Prevention will convene a 2-day workshop to explore the contagion of violence and how it can be prevented and eventually ended. The public workshop will be organized and conducted by an ad hoc committee to examine 1) the contagious nature of violence, 2) the relationship between the contagion of violence and epidemics of violence, and 3) how contagions of violence can be prevented or ended.
  • mPreventViolence: Communication and Technology for Violence Prevention - A Workshop Date: December 8, 2011 - December 9, 2011 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a 2-day public workshop on 1) the use of traditional and new media to communicate evidence-based information for violence prevention and 2) new applications of social media and new communications technologies to prevent violence.
  • Workshop on the Social and Economic Costs of Violence: The Value of Prevention Date: April 28, 2011 - April 29, 2011 (8:15 AM Eastern)

    The IOM will host a 2-day public workshop on the social and economic costs of violence and the value of its prevention, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries.