From encouraging people to care for the environment to inspiring them to look after their own health – charities need to influence public behaviour on a wide range of issues in their work for a better world.

But changing people’s behaviour can be a difficult, complex and slow task requiring careful, skilled and targeted interventions. And with so many theories to choose from it can be difficult to know what approaches might be best for your cause.

This conference will explore some of the various theories and techniques being used across the sectors to influence behaviour. In interactive sessions you'll get the chance to try out some models and tools that you can apply to your own campaigns and challenges, and hear from campaigns that are working to influence behaviour in areas from self-care to sustainability and promoting safety to challenging stigma and discrimination.


Vicky Browning, director, CharityComms
Rob Moore, director, Behaviour Change
David Hall, executive director, Behaviour Change
Tanya Joseph, director of business partnerships, Sport England
Charlie Peverett, strategist, Neo
Will Clark, director of environmental services, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
George Ames, head of activation, Forster Communications
Andrew Darnton, founder and social researcher, AD Research & Analysis Ltd
Lizzie Kenyon, director – centre for social innovation, Keep Britain Tidy
Katherine Crawshaw, head of social marketing, Time to Change
Jo Arden, head of strategy, 23red
Helen Hampton, deputy director partnerships - marketing, Public Health England
Emma Jones, senior marketing officer, Parkinson's UK
Paul Twocock, director of campaigns, policy and research​, Stonewall
Sonja Graham, managing partner, Global Action Plan​
Babs Evans, head of prevention, Tesco Charity Partnership
Tom Smith, director of campaigns and communications, Alcohol Concern
Eluned Hughes, head of public health and information, Breast Cancer Now​
Jac Dendle, community safety profiling and behaviour change co-ordinator, RNLI
Megan Inett, community safety project manager, RNLI

*Please note that the venue is located in the Canary Wharf area by the South Quay DLR station

Booking for this event has now closed.