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Registration for the Deans’ & Directors’ Retreat:
Registration is now open for the Deans’ & Directors’ Retreat which will take place on 14-16 October 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria hosted the Faculty of Public Health,...

2021 ASPHER Deans' & Directors' Retreat

2021 ASPHER Deans’ & Directors’ Retreat (Virtual)
Online: 27-28 September (Monday – Tuesday)

Note that the conference is free, but registration is required.

REGISTER FOR THE RETREAT HERE

Download the PDF version of the Retreat Programme here.


Plenary 1:
Education & Health
Plenary 2: Professionalisation
Plenary 3: Planning for an outbreak of health
Plenary 4: Global governance

Parallel Session Track A: The Pandemic: Perspectives on Lessons Learned
Parallel Session Track B: ASPHER Business: Competencies & Core Curriculum
Parallel Session Track C: ASPHER Networking: Members, Accreditation & Careers
Parallel Session Track D: The Pandemic: Schools’ Contribution & Roles

Public Health Gaming (evening social)

* This part of the page will be used as a virtual lobby for general announcements. Please send us your announcements to be posted and linked here.


27 September – MONDAY (CET/Brussels time)

12:00-12:15  WELCOME session including programme outline
John Middleton, President - ASPHER

12:15 – 13:00  PLENARY 1: EDUCATION & HEALTH

Moderation: John Middleton – President, ASPHER & Ines Siepmann – Coordinator, ASPHER Young Professionals Programme

Keynote address: Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe
Keynote address: David Atchoarena, Director UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

ASPHER Deans’ & Directors’ Good Practice Award 2021 Ceremony
Presented by: Carlo Signorelli – President-Elect, ASPHER

Award Recipient: UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH) Public Health Speciality Training
Represented by: Maggie Rae – President, UKFPH & James Gore – CEO, UKFPH

13:30 – 14:45  PARALLEL SESSIONS 1

PS1-A: THE PANDEMIC – PERSPECTIVES ON LESSONS LEARNED: TRAINING ADAPTATIONS
ASPHER Undergraduate Training Working Group

PS1-B: COMPETENCIES & CORE CURRICULUM: FIELD EPIDEMIOLOGY
UCCAIDE Consortium

PS1-C: NETWORKING SESSION:
ASPHER MEMBERSHIP SURVEY 2021, NEXT GENERATION AGENDA & MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
ASPHER Secretariat & ASPHER Young Professionals Programme

PS1-D: THE PANDEMIC – SCHOOLS’ CONTRIBUTION & ROLES:
INEQUALITIES & SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES REVIEW
SPH Chester-UK & SPH Rennes-FR

15:00 – 16:15  PARALLEL SESSIONS 2

PS2-A: THE PANDEMIC – PERSPECTIVES ON LESSONS LEARNED: SCHOOLS REOPENING
ASPHER Young Professionals Programme

PS2-B: COMPETENCIES & CORE CURRICULUM: DIVERSITY & PH EDUCATION
SPH Bielefeld-DE & SPH York-UK

PS2-C: NETWORKING SESSION: ACCREDITATION IN PH EDUCATION
ASPHER Accreditation Working Group & APHEA

PS2-D: THE PANDEMIC – SCHOOLS’ CONTRIBUTION & ROLES: CONTACT TRACING & TESTING
SPH Dublin-IE & SPH Porto-PT

16:30 – 17:30  PLENARY 2: PROFESSIONALISATION

Moderation: Robert Otok – Director, ASPHER & Marie Guichardon - Policy Officer, European Public Health Association

Introductory presentation: Kasia Czabanowska – Immediate PastPresident, ASPHER

Panel:
Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat – Director, Division of Country Health Policies & Systems, WHO Regional Office Europe
John Middleton – President, ASPHER
Trygve Ottersen – Chair, International Association of National Public Health Institutes Europe Regional Network

18:00 – 19:30:  Public Health Gaming (evening social)

Arnold Bosman - Transmissible; PANDEMOS


28 September – TUESDAY (CET/Brussels time)

09:00 – 09:10  DAY 1 summary and DAY 2 programme outline
Carlo Signorelli - President-Elect, ASPHER

09:10 – 10:00  PLENARY 3: PLANNING FOR AN OUTBREAK OF HEALTH

Moderation: John Middleton – President, ASPHER & Michele Calabro – Young Forum Gastein; Policy Advisor, European Patients’ Forum

Introductory presentation: Dorli Kahr-Gottlieb – Secretary General, European Health Forum Gastein

Panel:
Caroline Costongs – Director, EuroHealthNet
Milka Sokolovic – Director General, European Public Health Alliance
Dineke Zeegers – Executive Director, European Public Health Association

Reflections by Peter Piot – Special Advisor on COVID-19 to European Commission President

10:15 – 11:30  PARALLEL SESSIONS 3

PS3-A: THE PANDEMIC – PERSPECTIVES ON LESSONS LEARNED: FUTURE RESEARCH AGENDA
SPH Edinburgh-UK & SPH Porto-PT

PS3-B: COMPETENCIES & CORE CURRICULUM: CLIMATE AND HEALTH ACTION
ASPHER Fellowship

PS3-C: NETWORKING SESSION: PUBLIC HEALTH CAREERS
ASPHER Young Professionals’ Programme

PS3-D: THE PANDEMIC – SCHOOLS’ CONTRIBUTION & ROLES: VACCINATION
SPH MilanSR-IT & SPH BGU-IL

12:00 – 12:50  PLENARY 4: IMPLICATIONS FOR SPHs FROM GLOBAL GOVERNANCE ISSUES

Moderation John Middleton – President, ASPHER & Naomi Nathan – ASPHER Fellow 2019

Introductory presentation: Laura Magaña – Global Network for Academic Public Health (GNAPH); President & CEO, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)

Panel:
Silvio Brusaferro – President, Italian National Health Institute (Istituto Superiore di Sanità, ISS); G20 Health Working Group
Jim Campbell – Director, Health Workforce Department, WHO Headquarters
Walter Ricciardi – President, World Federation of Public Health Associations

12:50 – 13:00  Invitation to 2022 DD Retreat – Sofia BG & CLOSING
Karolina Lyubomirova, Chair 2022 DD Retreat, Sofia BG & John Middleton, President - ASPHER

13:00 - 14:30 Post-Retreat Virtual Lobby