Conference: Intimacy, Risk and Resilience in Online Dating

10-4.30pm, Friday 6 September 2024.
Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester. 

Our conference brings together researchers and practitioners with expertise in the fields of relationships, online technologies, sexualities and sexual health. We will share findings, analysis and potential policy implications from our Dating App Connections project and invite discussion on how we navigate love, sex and friendship online.

Register for a free place on Eventbrite.


Programme (tbc)

  • 10.00am – Registration (tea/coffee)
  • 10.30am – Dating App Connections – introduction
  • 11.00am – (Title tbc) Sharif Mowlabocus (Fordham University, New York)
  • 11.30am – Break (tea/coffee)
  • 11.50am – Dating App Connections – overview of findings
  • 12:50pm – Lunch (vegetarian)
  • 1.30pm – Dating App Connections – analysis of key themes
  • 2.30pm – Group policy discussion
  • 3.00pm – Break (tea/coffee)
  • 3.20pm – Coming together with advisory board to discuss policy findings
  • 4.30pm – Close

Accommodation and travel

More information on getting to the venue and nearby hotels.