All-island Obesity Action Forum: Changing environments, changing behaviours

Date: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Venue: The Gibson Hotel, The Point Village, Dublin

Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Aim of the workshop

This event will focus on current interventions that have been developed to change living environments and to encourage positive lifestyle behaviour change. We will be joined by Dr Sorcha McKenna from the McKinsey Global Institute who will present research on the cost effectiveness of interventions, while Prof Simon Capewell from the University of Liverpool will speak on how we can build on current interventions and research and use this work to create social and policy change.

Who should attend?

The event will be of interest to those working in obesity related areas in the voluntary community sector, academia, industry and government departments and government agencies.

Find out more

For more information about this event:

Email: events@safefood.eu

Call: (ROI) 1850 40 4567 (NI) 0800 085 1683

For detailed directions to the Gibson Hotel please visit www.thegibsonhotel.ie

Agenda

9.30am

Registration with tea and coffee

 

10.00am

Welcome by safefood

Mr Ray Dolan,

safefood

10.10am

Session 1

Chair: Mr Ray Dolan, 

10.10am

Changing Food Related Health Behaviours in the Workplace

Prof Ivan Perry,

University College Cork

10.50am

Healthier Choices, Healthier Families

Ms Diane Glasgow,

Early Years, NI

11.10am

The Field Labs project

Mr Kyle Ferguson,

University of Ulster

11.30am

Break

 

11.50am

Session 2

Chair: Prof Ivan Perry

11.50am

What are the most effective interventions economically?

Dr Sorcha McKenna,

McKinsey Global Institute, Dublin

12.10pm

Harnessing Our Work to Create Social and Policy Change in Nutrition and Obesity

Prof Simon Capewell,

University of Liverpool

12.50pm

Closing remarks

Mr Ray Dolan

1.00pm

Lunch and Networking

 

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