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Programme 2016: Ending Childhood Obesity - Actions through Health and Food Equity

Plenary session 2016 in Uppsala castle

Monday, October 10

Reception, Uppsala Art Museum at 18:30

Tuesday, October 11 (World Obesity Day)

08:00 Registration opens

09:00 Opening Session

  • Welcome address by Professor Anders Malmberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Uppsala University, Chairman Uppsala Health Summit Steering Committee
  • Key note address by Dr Sania Nishtar, Founder and President of Heartfile, Co-Chair of the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity

09:15 Plenum: The urgency of the situation

  • Dr. Douglas Bettcher, Director Dept. for the Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases, WHO
  • Dr. Boyd Swinburn, Professor, The University of Auckland, Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention at Deakin University in Melbourne
  • Dr. Lisa M Powell, Distinguished Professor and Director, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health

10:15 Coffee break

10:45 Workshops in parallel:

12:15 Lunch

13:15 Workshops continue

14.45 Coffee break

15:15 Plenum

15.45 Plenum: Lessons learnt from interventions, actions and policy changes

16:30 Plenum: Conclusions from workshops

17:00 Plenum: The political responsibility for ending childhood obesity

19:00 Dinner at Norrlands Nation, one of Uppsala’s historic student clubs

Wednesday, October 12

08:45 Welcome back

9:00 Plenum: Towards a strong evidence base

10:20 Coffee break

10:50 Workshops in parallel:

12:20 Lunch

13:15 Workshops continue

14:50 Coffee break

15:20 Plenum: Conclusions from workshops

15:50 Plenary session: Time for Action - Let´s Do it!

16:10 Group discussions in plenary: Take-aways and follow-up

16:45 Plenum

  • Closing Remark by Dr. Rikard Landberg, Professor
    Chalmers University of Technology and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala Health Summit Programme Committee Chairman

17:00 Announcement of Uppsala Health Summit 2017 theme and closure of summit

Contact us

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  • Mail: info@uppsalahealthsummit.se