All-island Obesity Action Forum meeting

ASOI logoDate: Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Venue: Stormont Hotel, Belfast

Time: 10.00am - 1.30pm

Childhood Obesity

A workshop hosted by the All-island Obesity Action Forum supported by safefood and the Association for the Study of Obesity on the island of Ireland.

Aim of the Workshop

The aim of this workshop was to highlight childhood obesity as an important area for the promotion of healthy eating and physical activity. The event focused specifically on key learnings to date. Practical advice was provided on how best to approach childhood obesity at a community level while also highlighting key areas to tackle moving forward.

Who should attend?

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

Presentations to Download

Programme

Time

Programme

Speaker

10.00am - 10.30pm

Registration with tea & coffee.

 

10.30am - 10.40am

Welcome by safefood and the Association for the Study of Obesity on the island of Ireland.

Martin Higgins

safefood

Grace O’Malley

Association for the Study of Obesity on the island of Ireland

10.40am - 11.55am

Session 1

Chair: Martin Higgins

10.40am - 11.10am

The challenge of childhood obesity.

Philip James,

International Association for the Study of Obesity

11.10am - 11.35am

CAWT – Up4It! Programme.

Claire McGinley

Tackling childhood obesity – the family way?

11.35am - 11.55am

Understanding the Development of Child Obesity: Evidence from Growing Up in Ireland.

Richard Layte

Growing Up in Ireland

11.55pm - 1.00pm

Session 2

Chair: Grace O’Malley

11.55am - 12.30pm

Roundtable discussions (PDF) and question formulation including tea and coffee.

 

12.30pm - 1.00pm

Panel Discussion and closing remarks.

Philip James, Claire McGinley and Richard Layte

1.00pm - 1.30pm

Lunch and Networking

 

1.30pm - 3.30pm

Closed Forum Meeting

 

Registration is now closed.

For more information about this event

E-mail: events@safefood.eu

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

Stormont Hotel, Belfast