CHI 2017 Programme

Wednesday, 13th September 2017
0900 - 0915
Opening
Chair
Gerry Stimson (UK)


Lukas Engelberger
Head of the Health Department at the Canton of Basel-Stadt

Carlo Fabian (Switzerland)
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
0915 - 1030 Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED

Plenary 1: The Urban Health Landscape - getting citizens politically engaged
'Deliberative Democracy' - new forms of engagement to find the public interest
Geoff Gallop (Australia)

The role and responsibilities of the 'Urban University' in improving life chances, health and well-being in the city
Jim Mcveigh (UK)


Fast-tracking municipal health responses for vulnerable populations - examples from Central and Eastern Europe
Tetyana Deshko (Ukraine)

1030 - 1100 Tea and Coffee
1100 - 1230 Plenary 2: Urban Health and Well-being - how we use space and encourage an active approach in communities
Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED


Making open spaces attractive and useful settings for physical activities across generations in everyday life
Gabriela Muri (Switzerland)

Innovative (Geographic Information System) GIS based approaches for healthy city planning
Martin Knöll (Germany)

A journey on research-driven physical activity and exercise promotion across lifespan in Basel
Lukas Zahner and Lars Donath (Switzerland)

1230 - 1330 Lunch and poster session
1330 - 1500 Parallel Session 1: 'The roof over my head' - the key role of stable accommodation in urban health
Chair
Jörg Dittmann and Mathias Drilling

Home, health and well-being for all: bridging sectors to solve homelessness – the European perspective
Dalma Fabian
(Belgium)


Housing and Homelessness in Luxemburg – what can we learn from local and national strategies dealing with homelessness?
Emmanuel Cornelius
(Luxembourg)


 New forms of homelessness and new responsibilities? - Homelessness in Switzerland
Matthias Drilling and Joerg Dittmann (Switzerland)

Parallel Session 2: Active urban environments and impacts on populations' health and well-being

Chair
Sonja Kahlmeier (Switzerland)


Urban Active Environments – shared learning and co-production from the EU SPAcE project
Sonja Kahlmeier (Switzerland)


Development of an Urban Active Environment Action Plan: A case study of Brasov (Romania) from the EU SPAcE project
Radu Colt (Romania)


Development of an Urban Active Environment Action Plan: A case study of Trikala, Greece from the EU SPAcE project.
Pantelis Skayiannis (Greece)


PASTA: A longitudinal study on active travel and physical activity in seven European Cities
Thomas Götschi (Switzerland)

Parallel Session 3: Cannabis use, prohibition or regulation: challenges for urban health and well-being

Chair  
Barbara Broers (Switzerland)


Cannabis under control: Cannabis social clubs as a regulated, non-profit model on the local level
Tom Decorte
(Belgium)


Developing Cannabis Regulation in Canada: From Federal Policy to Local Implementation
Rebecca Jessemann
(Canada)


Insights from a Swiss city 
TO BE CONFIRMED 
1500 - 1530 Tea and Coffee
1530 - 1700 Parallel Session 4: Creating 'age-friendly' cities: challenges of increased life-expectancy for urban health




Chair
Manon Delisle and Marius Beerli 
Old-age policy in Swiss cities
Rita Gisler (Switzerland)




Successes and challenges of the old age policy in Luzern
Bettina Hübscher (Switzerland)

Municipal policy for the benefit of senior citizens in Yverdon-les-Bains
Pierre-André Junod (Switzerland)

Parallel Session 5: Working with nature and the environment to improve urban health and well-being




Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED 

How green is green? Using open land cover databases in the search for potentially healthy neighbourhoods from the immunological point of view
Juho Rajaniemi (Finland)


Sustainable Health and Justice – Connecting Nature, Wellbeing and Inclusion
Michelle Baybutt (UK)


From green infrastructure at kindergarten yards to microbiome and human immune response – do active nature contacts really matter?
Aki Sinkkonen (Finland)


A model for community-based sustainable food growing: evaluation findings
Alan Farrier (UK)

Parallel Session 6: Assessing, promoting and implementing physical activity and fitness in Basel-Stadt: A research driven translational approach between players from university, cantonal and community levels
Chair
Lukas Zahner (Switzerland) and Lars Donath (Switzerland)

Intergenerational approaches for physical activity and exercise
Debora Wick (Switzerland)



Early motor skill promotion in the kindergarten setting: The "Burzelbaum" concept of Basel
Lars Donath (Switzerland)


Monitoring of physical fitness of all first grade schoolchildren in Basel-Stadt – the Sportcheck
Katharina Endes (Switzerland)


Sharing our experience in promoting phyiscal activity for migrants in Basel
Thomas Pfluger (Switzerland)

1700 - 1800 Drinks Reception
Thursday, 14th September 2017
0900 - 1020 Parallel Session 7: Dealing with hazards and nuisance to improve urban health and well-being

Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED 

Learning from litter: using geomapping of drug litter as a learning tool
Florian Scheibein (Ireland)




Mit den Augen betagter Frauen MABF – analyzing and visualizing public space qualities as seen from the perspective of elderly women to facilitate healthy old age - a pilot study.
Simon Süsstrunk (Switzerland)


Health related urban well-being and environmental justice - some observations from Hamburg
Malte von Szombathely (Germany)

Parallel Session 8: Engaging populations in different environments; challenges and achievements
Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED

 Consequences of pseudo-participatory approaches towards post-disaster reconstruction on affected communities’ livelihoods, health and wellbeing
Jennifer Duyne Barenstein (Switzerland)


Exploring Health and Social Value Outcomes of Inner and Outer-City Community Engagement
Hannah Timpson (UK)



Lessons from NHS Healthy New Towns programme
Justin Harris (UK)

Parallel Session 9: The key role of health literacy, communication and engagement within migrant communities

Chair
Diana Sahrai (Switzerland)


Health and health literacy in Colombian families residing in Switzerland
Isabella Bertschi (Switzerland)




Health Literacy of female adolescents with Turkish migration background in Germany
Zeynep Islertas (Germany)




The Limits of Evidence-Based Public Health and the Need for an Ethnological Approach to Research in Health Promotion and Prevention
Uwe Bittlingmayer (Germany)

1020 - 1040 Tea and Coffee
1040 - 1200 Parallel Session 10: Designing the urban environment for health and well-being

 Chair 
TO BE CONFIRMED 


Urban planning factors reducing peoples’ risks of diabetes: A review on existing links in literature
Adha Viala (Germany)


Healthy Architecture: a strategic framework for the integration of public health into the architectural profession.
Louis Rice (UK)


Joint action by health and planning administrations: Experiences from small and medium-sized communities in Northwest Germany
Paula Quentin (Germany)

Parallel Session 11: Alcohol and nicotine: harm reduction and our favourite drugs

Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED



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Parallel Session 12: Urban health, austerity and poverty
Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED

Housing, Poverty and Health Risk in Switzerland
Yann Bochsler (Switzerland)


Housing aid and poverty in Swiss Cities
Michaela Schmidt (Switzerland)



Building Typologies and Housing for the Elderly in an changing urban context: Observations and Strategies Towards Independent Living at an Old Age
Marco Bamberger (Switzerland) 

1200 - 1300 Lunch
1300 - 1430 Plenary 3: Urban Health and Well-being - meaningful engagement of key populations and social inclusion

Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED 


Reaching out and engaging marginalised key populations in urban health services: lessons from HCV treatment in Sydney
Ingrid van Beek (Australia)


Regulated cannabis markets: a precondition for healthy cities
Axel Klein (UK)


Homelessness and Vulnerable in the City – experiences, reflections and implications
Matthias Drilling and Jörg Dittmann (Switzerland)

1430 - 1445 Tea and Coffee
1445 - 1600 Closing Session 
Chair
TO BE CONFIRMED 

Presentation of 2017 Paolo Pertica Award made by Paolo Pertica
Madame Ruth Dreifuss (Commissioner of the Global Drug Policy Commission)
Handover to City Health 2018 - Odessa, Ukraine
Tetyana Deshko (Ukraine)