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"Together for Health – a Strategy for the EU 2020"

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Draft programme DAY 1 – 29 JUNE

08.30 - 10.00 Registration of participants

10.00 - 11.00 Opening of the Conference
Opening adress and Welcome
John Dalli
Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy

Health in All Policies from the international perspective
Zsuzsanna Jakab
Regional Director, WHO Europe

11.00 - 12.30 Round Table: Recent developments in shaping the health policy agenda
Moderator: Tamsin Rose


José Martinez Olmoz, Secretary General for Health,
Ministry of Health and Social Policy, Spain

Dirk Cuypers, President of the Board of Directors,
Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Belgium

MEP Jo Leinen, Chairman of the Environment,
Public Health and Food Safety Committee, European Parliament

MEP Alojz Peterle, EP Rapporteur of the EU Health Strategy communication,
European Parliament

Archie Turnbull, President of the European Public Health Alliance

Andrzej Rys, Director of the Public Health Directorate,
Directorate General for Health and Consumers, European Commission

12.30 - 14.00 Buffet Lunch

14.00 - 17.30

Parallel Working Groups

16.00 - 16.20 Coffee break
  Working Group 1: Integrating Health and Environment Policy towards better health
See the Background document

  Working Group 2: Positioning Health at the centre of the post-2013 cohesion policy
See the Background document

  Working Group 3: Impact Assessment and EU Health Policies: threat or opportunity?
See the Background document

17.30 Networking Reception

DAY 2 – 30 JUNE

09.30 - 12.30 Parallel Working Groups (cont.)
  Working Group 4: Innovation for Health
See the Background document

  Working Group 5: Integrating Public Health in the Common Agricultural Policy
See the Background document

  Working Group 6: Involving Stakeholders - the role of non-state actors in the implementation of "Health in All Policies"
See the Background document

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
12.30 - 14.00 Buffet Lunch
14.00 - 14.15 Presentation of the draft conference resolution

Rapporteur: Monika Kosinska,
European Public Health Alliance

14.15 - 16.30 Presentation of the conclusions of the 6 working groups by chairs/rapporteurs in plenary session and discussion

Chair: Paola Testori Coggi, Director General
DG Health and Consumers
European Commission

  Final conference resolution

16.30 - 16.45 Closing
The draft programme of the conference is developed in collaboration with a working group from members of the EU Health Policy Forum. As indicated above, the draft programme and background documents of all working groups have been developed under the responsibility of the relevant programme planner.

The following organisations are part of this working group:

European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) European Health Management Association (EHMA)
European Heart Network (EHN) European Federation of Allergy and Airway Diseases Patients Association
EuroHealthNet Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)
European Patients Forum (EPF) Smoke Free Partnership