BeHealth 2 Conference 2016

Behavioral Interventions: Evidence, Practice, and Life-course Perspectives

About the conference

BeHealth 2, organized by the Hong Kong Society of Behavioral Health (HKSBH), will be held in Hong Kong on November 13, 2016. This conference aims to bring together academics, health practitioners, and stakeholders in a wide range of fields and disciplines relevant to behavioral health. The Conference will be a good opportunity to discuss important issues in implementation science and life-course perspectives from adolescents to elderly.

As an expert and an important stakeholder in behavioral health, you are cordially invited to join us as we address “Behavioral Interventions: Evidence, Practice, and Life-course Perspectives” as the conference theme. This theme will be approached from many angles through keynotes, invited speakers, a roundtable session, and poster presentations.


Date: November 13, 2016 (9:30am to 5:30pm)

Venue: Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA) LT5, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin


  • Implementation Science: From Evidence to Practice (morning session)

  • Life Course Perspectives and Issues (afternoon session)

  • Round Table Discussion- Mental health promotion - upstream prevention of adolescent suicide (afternoon session)


Keynote speakers

  • Prof. Brian OLDENBURG, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Dr. Judith MACKAY, Vital Strategies; Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control, Hong Kong

Invited speakers/panel members:
  • Dr. Qijin CHENG, Hong Kong JC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, HKU, Hong Kong

  • Dr. Yuen-wan CHOI, Breakthrough Ltd.; Youth Global Network Ltd., Hong Kong

  • Prof. Helene FUNG, Department of Psychology, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Sylvia KWOK, Department of Applied Social Science, CityU, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Timothy KWOK, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Mr. Chun Hung LAU, Headmaster, Lok Sin Tong Yu Kan Hing Secondary School, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Joseph LAU, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Ms. Lilian LAW, Executive Director, Boys and Girls Clubs Assocation, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Steven NGAI, Department of Social Work, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Yiu Tung SUEN, Gender Studies Programme, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Yun Kwok WING, Department of Psychiatry, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Martin WONG, JC Bowel Cancer Education Centre, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Stephen WONG, Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, CUHK, Hong Kong

  • Prof. Paul YIP, Hong Kong JC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, HKU, Hong Kong

Registration and fee

Please click to register. Conference registration is required for those who are presenting their poster presentation.

Registration fee



Full-time students (with proof)


Members of HKSBH*

HKD 200

Non-members (Hong Kong/Macau/Mainland China/Taiwan)

HKD 600

Overseas participants (from areas other than Hong Kong/ Macau/ Mainland China/ Taiwan)

HKD 2,000

*Membership fees are due each year by April 1st. If you have not paid your membership fee at the time of registration you will not be able to enjoy the benefits of the membership discount. Registration fee is non-refundable.

Full-time students, please send a copy of your student ID. The Society can send you either a PayPal invoice or wire transfer instructions upon receipt of your e-mail and registration form.

For further assistance, please contact Nelson Yeung at


Poster Abstract Submission

Participants are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for free poster presentations. Please send your abstract(s) through e-mail ( with the header “[BeHealth 2 Abstract Submission]” before the deadline.

Submission deadline: October 20, 2016
Announcement of results: November 1, 2016

Abstract requirements:

  • Length: 300 words

  • Structure:  Please follow the BMJ format for abstracts.

    • Background and Objectives

    • Design

    • Setting

    • Participants

    • Main outcome measures

    • Results

    • Conclusions

Best poster award

Award certificates will be presented to outstanding posters

Previous Conference

International Behavioral Health Conference—BeHealth2016—Multiplicity in Action for Better Health

 Abstract Collection

About Behavioral Health

Behavioral health/medicine is defined as “the interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of psychosocial, behavioral and biomedical science knowledge and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, etiology, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation” (International Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2013).


Accommodation of various prices is widely available in Hong Kong and information will be made available in the second announcement.





Yasumoto International Academic Park




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