Agenda and presentations

ALCOHOL POLICY AT THE WORKPLACE - INVESTMENT WITH HIGH RETURN

November 22nd 2013, European Economic and Social Committee

09:00 Welcome by the host and project leader

  • Xavier Verboven, Vice-president of Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Joan Colom, Director of the Program on Substance Abuse, Public Health Agency, Government of Catalonia (GENCAT)

09:15 Alcohol Policy at EU level and the way forward

  • Natacha Torres Da Silva, European Commission, DG Sanco

09:30EWA project: From results to tool kit, core messages and policy recommendations

  • Lidia Segura, Program on Substance Abuse, Public Health Agency, Government of Catalonia (GENCAT)
  • Jon Dawson, Jon Dawson Associates

10.15 Coffee break

10:30 Pilot experiences and stories: Raising awareness - Moderator: Theodor Haratau

  • Poland: Piotr Sedek and Tomasz Glowik, PARPA, and Katarzyna Medrzycka, SFS
  • Belgium: Bart Garmyn, SECUREX
  • Ireland: Joe Barry, TCD and Paul Goff, Health Service Executive
  • Croatia: Branko Kolaric, ZCH and Fabjan Ruscic, CEMEX
  • Greece: Dina Zota, PROLEPSIS and Irene Iazanaki, DEI

11.45 Pilot experiences and stories: Integrating alcohol policies within the company culture - Moderator: Lidia Segura

  • England: James Dunningham, HAW
  • Romania: Theodor Haratau, RF, Bogdan Korbuly, Public Health Agency in Timis
  • Italy: Giorgio Cipolla, Silva Mitro, LHA 10 and Paolo Zannier, ZIGNAGO Vetro

12.30 Lunch break

13:30 Pilot experiences and stories: Best practices, engaging and transferability - Moderator: James Dunningham

  • Catalonia: Mari Cruz Rodríguez, GENCAT and Montse Gómez, FCC
  • Germany: Christina Rummel, DHS and Martin Orlicek, City of Cologne
  • Scotland: John Marletta, AFS and Wendy Spencer, Turning Point Scotland

14:15 Debate: Way forward at European level - Moderator: Jon Dawson

  • Natacha Torres Da Silva, European Commission, DG Sanco
  • Lauri Beekmann, European Alcohol Policy Alliance
  • Antti Hytti, EHYT Finland

15.15 Final remarks - Don Shenker, Alcohol Health Network

15:30 Close of the conference - Joan Colom, Director of the Program on Substance Abuse, Public Health Agency, Government of Catalonia (GENCAT)

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