Programme

 

Thursday, September 20, 2012: 08.30 - 18.30

08.30 WELCOME COFFEE AND REGISTRATION
10.00 OPENING : PLENARY SESSION
Welcome EFPA President Robert A. Roe & Conference President Stan Maes,
10.15 Welcome
Mrs. Paola TESTORI COGGI Director General in the DG Health and Consumers of the European Commission
10.30 (1) Health promotion via behaviour change: life style, addiction and health
Prof. David French - Coventry University - UK
11.00 (2) Life-long learning and health: what school psychologists can do.
Prof. Dr. Peter Paulus – Universität Lüneburg - Germany
11.30 COFFEE BREAK
12.00 (3) Prevention and early treatment of mental ill-health: Possibilities and challenges
Prof. Pim Cuijpers – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - Netherlands
12.30 (4) Health improvement through physical activity : lessons from sport psychology
Prof. Paul Wylleman – Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Belgium
13.00 LUNCH BREAK
14.00 EU Health Strategy, Health Programme, Actions and Priorities
Jürgen Scheftlein – European Commission DG Health and Consumers.
14.30 4 parallel sessions
(panel discussion on policy statement related to domains 1-4)
16.30 COFFEE BREAK
17.00 (5) Managing serious illness: focus on patients and care-givers
Prof. Rona Moss-Morris – King's College London - UK
17.30 (6) Health inequality in times of crisis: alleviating the impact of unemployment and poverty
Prof. Stephen Stansfeld - Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - UK
18.00 Drinks/Reception
18.30 End of Day 1

Friday, September 21, 2012 09.00 - 16.00

09.00 WHO Europe's Health Strategy and Programmes
Dr. Arun Nanda – Strategic Advisor to the Director of WHO Europe - Copenhagen
09.30 (7) Employment, working conditions and stress: from research to practice
Prof. dr. Jan de Jonge – Technische Universiteit Eindhoven - Netherlands
10.00 (8) Psychological contributions to healthy ageing and longevity
Prof. dr. Frieder Lang – Universität Erlangen - Germany
10.30 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 4 parallel sessions
(panel discussion towards a policy statement related to domains 5-8)
13.00 LUNCH BREAK
14.00 Presentation of the policy statements by the 8 different panels (10 min per panel)
Discussion / comments
15.30 Conclusion and next steps: Psychology for Health in EuropeDeclaration, Recommendations and further actions
16.00 End of Day 2 - Closure

 

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Expert Speakers

Invited Speakers

Paola Testori Coggi

Paola Testori Coggi

Thu Sep 20, 2012 - 10:15

Jurgen Scheftlein

Jurgen Scheftlein

Thu Sep 20, 2012 - 14:00

Arun Nanda

Arun Nanda

Fri Sep 21, 2012 - 9:00