Preliminary Summit Programme 2020

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Monday, October 19

17:00 – 18:30 Open seminar in the University Hall, Uppsala, University Building. 

Key-note address by Professor Otto Cars, Uppsala University, Founder and Senior Advisor, ReAct, Member of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance. 

Full programme and speakers to be confirmed. This event will be held in Swedish. 


08:00 Registration opens 

09:00 Welcome by Professor Anders Malmberg Deputy Vice Chancellor, Uppsala University and Chairman of the Uppsala Health Summit Steering Committee.

Key-Note Address by Professor Dame Sally Davies, UK Special Envoy on AMR, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge University, Former Chief Medical Officer.

09:30-10:30. Plenary Session 1: Antimicrobial Resistance in Society - possibilities for new approaches in research and action. Speakers to be confirmed.

10:30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11:00-12:00 Parallell workshops A-D 

  • A: Why not Practice Knowledge? The art of disease prevention
  • B: Lots of talk but little action: What´s hindering the implementation of incentives to stimulate antibiotics R&D?
  • C: How to influence mental barriers to modified consumer behaviours in food retail
  • D: Antibiotics and antibiotic resistant bacteria in the environment. How can Behaviour Change be a solution? 

12:00- 13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 Workshops Continue

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30- 17:00 Plenary Session 2: Communicating Complexity: How to reshape messages for action. Speakers to be confirmed.

18:00 Dinner for Participants 


09:00  Welcome Back                                                     

09:10 – 10:30  Plenary Session 3: Promoting the value of vaccines. Speakers to be confirmed.      

10:30 - Coffee break                             

11:00-12:00  Parallel Workshops E-H

  • E: Making Sense of Antibiotic Resistance: Communicate for Change
  • F: Children and the Wild: Potentials and Perils in Human-Animal Encounters
  • G: Where is our antibiotics? Three possible solutions to address shortages and supply
  • H: Teaching AMR: Schools as Change Agents

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 15:00 Workshops continue.

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 -16:15 Closing Session: Report back from workshops and the road ahead.