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14th European Health Forum Gastein
05-08 October 2011, Bad Hofgastein, Austria




Plenary sessions


Approaching wellbeing and European priorities
Wednesday 5th October 2011, 12:15-14:30


Welcome address and official opening

G Leiner, President, European Health Forum Gastein

A Stöger, Minister of Health, Austria

Presidency priorities in the EU

E Kopacz, Minister for Health, Poland (tbc)

B Haarder, Minister for the Interior and Health, Denmark

Active and healthy ageing - setting the scene

P Testori-Coggi, Director General, DG SANCO, European Commission

Innovative approaches to measuring wellbeing

JE Stiglitz, Economist and Nobel Prize winner (tbc)


Linking innovation and ICT to health
Thursday 6th October 2011, 14:00-14:30

M Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation, European Commission (tbc)

R Madelin, Director General, DG INFSO, European Commission (tbc)


Health by design - the road to wellbeing
Friday 7th October 2011, 13:00-15:30


Introduction by chair

N Tamsma, Senior Advisor International Affairs, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands

Video reflection

T Rose, Independent EU Health Advocate, Brussels, Belgium

Keynote presentations

J Dalli, EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, European Commission

Z Jakab, Regional Director for Europe, World Health Organization

Panel discussion and questions from the audience

S Jones, Policy Coordinator, European Anti Poverty Network

M Kosinska, Secretary General, European Public Health Alliance

M Pearson, Head of Health Division, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development






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