Programme

Programme updated as per 19 january 2016
Thursday, 21 January 2016
08.00  18.00 Registration desk open Foyer
Ground floor
08.30 – 09.00 Morning coffee

Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor

09.00 – 10.00 Opening Session Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Fernando Araújo, Secretary of State of Health, Portugal

Xavier Prats Monné, Director-general for Health and Food Security (DG SANTE)

André Kleinmeulman, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport’s Deputy Secretary-General, The Netherlands

Jo VandeurzemMinister of Well-being, Public Health and Family of the Region of Flanders, Belgium

JM Caldas de AlmeidaCoordinator, EU Joint Action Mental Health and Wellbeing

10.00 – 10.15  Plenary Session Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Presentation of the Framework for Action on Mental health and Wellbeing

JM Caldas de Almeida, Coordinator, EU Joint Action Mental Health and Wellbeing

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee-break Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor
10.45 – 12.30  Plenary Session Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Chair: Pol Gerits, Governmental Expert on Mental Health, Belgium
Chair
: Bert Johnson, President, European Federation of Associations of Families of People with Mental Illness

Challenges in transition from institutional do community-based Mental Health care

Laimute Vaideliene, Vice- Minister of Health, Lithuania 

The chronic disease perspective: How integrated care for mental and physical health improves health system performance
Carmen Moreno, Psychiatrist, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Spain

Why mental health should be a priority of global health

Benedetto Saraceno, Secretary-GeneralLisbon Institute of Global Mental Health

Mental health research and innovation why a comprehensive strategy is so important

Josep Maria Haro, Coordinator, A Roadmap for Mental Health Research in Europe - ROAMER 
 

Why employers should act on mental health and how

Vedat Mizrahi, Director, Medical and Occupational Health - Europe, Unilever 

12.30 – 14.00  Lunch  Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor
14.00 – 15.30  Round Table 1

Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Strengthening the collaboration between health, social, labour and education policies
Chair: Teresa Di Fiandra, Governmental Expert on Mental Health, Italy
Chair
Guadalupe Morales, European Network of (ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP)

Mental Health in all Policies
Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary of the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

Response: Caroline Costongs, Managing Director of EuroHealthNet
 

Building networks with schools and social policy on youth mental health

Raniero Guerra, Director General for Prevention, Ministry of Health, Italy
Response: Chris Harrison, Past President, European School Heads’ Association (ESHA)

What can health policy do to support workplaces, in particular SMEs, in managing mental health
Thomas Stracke, Head of Unit, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany

Response: Martin Jefflen, President, Council of European Professional and Managerial Staff - Eurocadres

15.30 – 16.00  Coffee-break Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor
16.00 – 17.30  Round Table 2 Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1
Mental health in health policies and systems
Chair: Alfonso Lara Montero, Policy Director, European Social Network (ESN)
Chair: Hristo Hinkov, Governmental Expert on Mental Health, Bulgaria

Development of community based mental health services
Fernando Araújo, Secretary of State of Health, Portugal

Response: Nigel Henderson , President, Mental Health Europe 

Action Against Depression and Suicide
Péter Csányi, Head of the Department of Public Health, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary

Action Against Depression and Suicide.pdf 
Tamás Kurimay, Governmental Expert of Mental Health, Hungary

Response: Matt Muijen, Programme Manager for Mental Health, World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe

The potential of e-mental health
Representative of Dutch Ministry of Health, The Netherlands (TBC)

Response: Yoram Cohen, President, Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe (GAMIAN-Europe)

17.30 End of the Conference day
18.00 – 19.30  Welcome Reception Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor
 
Friday, 22 January 2016
08.00 – 16.00  Registration desk open Foyer
Ground floor
08.00 - 08.30  Morning Coffee 

Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor

08.30 - 10.30  Plenary Session   Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Future challenges in Mental Health: the perspective of international and professional organisations
Chair: Mary Baker, Immediate Past President, European Brain Council
Chair: Jürgen Scheftlein, Policy Officer for Mental Health and Wellbeing, DG for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)

The WHO perspective
Matt Muijen, Programme Manager for Mental Health, World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe

The European Psychiatric Association Perspective
Wolfgang Gaebel, President, European Psychiatric Association (EPA) 

The OECD perspective
Emily Hewlett, Mental Health, Health Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The United Nations perspective on human rights
Jan Jařab, Regional Representative for Europe, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

The European Federation of Psychologists’ Association perspective
Robertas Povilaitis, Vice-president and Secretary General, European Federation of Psychologists’ Association (EFPA)

The Horatio perspective
Martin Ward, President, Horatio European Psychiatric Nurses

Title to be confirmed
Representative of International Organisation for Migration (IOM) 

10.30 – 11.00  Coffee-break Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor
11.00 – 12.30 Breakout Sessions: Towards implementation Breakout rooms
Floors 2 and 3
1. Mental health in all policies
Chair: Kristian Wahlbeck, Director of Development, Finnish Association for Mental Health, Finland
Room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Brief introduction to the MHiAP concept
Kristian Wahlbeck, Director of Development, Finnish Association for Mental Health, Finland

Norwegian Public Health Act
Arne Holte, Deputy Director General, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

Implementing MHiAP in Lithuania
Ona Davidoniene, Director, State Mental Health Centre, Lithuania

Electronic welfare report in Finnish municipalities
Ville Nieminen, Project coordinator, The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, Finland

Mental Wellbeing Impact Assessment in England
Tony Coggins, Head of Mental Health Promotion, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Title to be confirmed
Chris Nas, Senior Policy Adviser at GGZ Nederland, European Alliance for Mental Health in All Policies

2. Mental health of young people and the role of schools
ChairTeresa Di Fiandra, Governmental Expert on Mental Health, Italy
Room: Antoon Van Dyck
Floor 2

Margaret Barry, Head of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research at National University of Ireland, Ireland

Elizabeta Radonic, Governmental Expert, Ministry of Health, Croatia

Antonella Costantino, President, Italian Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, (SINPIA) Italy

Agata d´Addato, Senior Policy Coordinator, Eurochild

Martine de Clerck & Isabelle de Schrijver, Action for Teens / ADOCARE

Bart Ooijen, Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU
3. Promoting mental health at workplaces
Chair: Irene Houtman, TNO, The Netherlands
ChairRob Grundeman, TNO, The Netherlands
Room: Peter Paul Rubens
Floor 2

Montserrat García Gómez, Head of Department, Occupational Health, Ministry of Health, Spain

Mª Dolores Solé Gómez, Head of Unit, Occupational Medicine, INSHT, Spain

Gregor Breucker, Deputy Head of Department of Health Promotion, Federal Association of Company Health Insurance Funds, BKK Federal Association, Germany

Bettina Splittgerber, Head of Unit, State Ministry of Social Affairs Hessen, Germany

Kris de Meester, Chair, Health and Safety at Work Group, Business Europe

Marija Zavalic, Head of Institute for Health Protection and Safety at Work, Croatia

Azra Radulovic, President of the Croatian Association of Occupational Medicine, Croatia
 

Martin Jefflen, President Eurocadres – Council of European Professional and Managerial Staff

4. Action against depression and suicide
Chair: György Purebl, Professor and Deputy Director, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University, Hungary
Room: Pieter Bruegel
Floor 3

Ella Arensman, President, International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Merike Sisask, Professor, Tallinn University, Principal Investigator and Member of Management Board of Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute (ERSI) Estonia

Jacques de Haller, Vice-President, Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)

Joseph Zohar, Chairman, Expert Platform on Mental Health focus on Depression

Colm Desmond, Mental Health Unit, Department of Health, Ireland

5. Long-term mental health care in the community
Chair: JM Caldas de Almeida, Coordinator, EU Joint Action Mental Health and Wellbeing, Portugal
Room: Jan van Eyck
Floor 2

Martin Holly, Governmental Expert, Czech Republic

Isabel Saiz, General Directorate of Public Health, Quality and Innovation, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spain

Wolfgang Gaebel, President, European Psychiatric Association (EPA)

Alfonso Lara Montero, Policy Director, European Social Network (ESN)

Bert Johnson, President, European Federation of Associations of Families of People with Mental Illness (EUFAMI)

Olga Kalina, Chair, European Network of (ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP)
6. e-mental health
Chair: Ionela Petrea, Head Trimbos International, The Netherlands

Room: Hans Memling
Floor 3

Rutger Engels, CEO Trimbos International, The Netherlands

Tapani Piha, Head of Unit, e-Health and Health Technology Assessment, European Commission Representative of the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM)

Menno Aarnout, Executive Director, International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM)

Toni Dedeu, Knowledge Exchange and Research Director, Digital Health & Care Institute, United Kingdom
12.30 – 13.30  Lunch Room: Zuilensaal
Ground floor
13.30 – 15.00  Closing Session Plenary room: De Schelp
Floor -1

Chair: JM Caldas de Almeida, Coordinator, EU Joint Action Mental Health and Wellbeing
Chair: Michael Huebel, Head of Unit, Programme Management and Diseases
, DG for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)



Reports from Breakout Sessions
Implementation of the European Framework for Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing

15.00  End of Conference 
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