Day 1 - June 12, 2013

The schedule will be updated regularly.

Opening: Welcome 09:15 - 09:30
Plenum I 09:30 – 10:45

Topic: Burden of the disease, possibilities of prevention and the search for new paths

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Daniel Weghuber, Universitätsklinik für Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde Salzburg, Paracelsus Privatmedizinische Universität: “Individual Risk estimation and Therapy”

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Waters, Jack Brockhoff Chair of Child Public Health, Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Public Health Group University of Melbourne: „The effectiveness of interventions intended to prevent obesity in children“

Dr. Tim Lobstein, Policy Director "The International Obesity TaskForce" and previously Director "The UK Food Commission” and “The UK Food Information Trust”:   “Health policies: political aspects”

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Gerald Gartlehner, MPH

Panel discussion 10:45 – 11:45

Topic: "What is wrong with previous approaches?"

with Dr. Petra Burger (Coca-Cola), Tim Lobstein, Bernhard Ludwig (Comedian), Rita Kichler (FGÖ)

Moderation: Mag. Michael Koch

Lunch Break 11:45 - 13:00
Session 1 13:00 - 14:15

Topic: How can we obtain evidence for obesity prevention?

Dr. Peter Craig, Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government Health Directorates: “Methodological requirements for obesity prevention studies as complex interventions”

Jvo Schneider, MSc., Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz: „The Cantonal Intervention Programme, accomplishments and challenges with the integration of evidence-based knowledge and evaluation of an obesitey prevention program"

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Gerd Antes

Workshop for Stakeholders 13:00 - 14:15
Break 14:15 - 14:45
Session 2 14:45 - 16:00

Topic: Who is responsible for the obesity pandemic?

Dr. Garrath Williams, University Lancaster: „Obesity prevention: Dividing responsibilities for action“

Elisabeth Jäger, Adipositas Selbsthilfegruppe Österreich: „ Requirements and expectations towards interventions for obesity prevention from the perspective of those concerned as well as those stigmatized and discriminated against."

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Petra Warschburger

World Café from 17:00

World Café at the Evening Event

a) Political vs. personal responsibility

b) Can obesity programs cause eating disorders?

c) Discrimination of obese human beings

d) Fat & Fit

e) Children and the battle against obesity: Growing up in a consumer-centered society