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Healthy Workplaces Summit 2017 - 'Healthy Workplaces for All Ages'

Euskalduna Conference CentreBilbaoSpain
21/11/2017 to 22/11/2017

Healthy Workplaces Summit — conference summary

The Healthy Workplaces Summit 2017 was celebrated on 21 and 22 November 2017, at the Euskalduna Conference Centre in Bilbao, Spain.

More than 350 OSH experts, policy-makers and campaign partners joined EU-OSHA to mark the end of the successful 2-year campaign and exchange good practice on sustainable working. Enlightening plenary and parallel sessions sparked valuable discussion, and interactive polls and Q&A sessions stimulated audience engagement.

The conference summary is available below and recordings of all sessions on EU-OSHA's YouTube channel.

 

Organiser: 
EU-OSHA
Schedule: 
21 Nov 2017 - 13:00
Conference summary - Healthy Workplaces Summit 2017
21 Nov 2017 - 14:00
Opening Session
Video message. Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
Janar Holm, Deputy Secretary General on Labour and Employment Policy representing the Estonian EU Presidency
Pedro Llorente, Deputy Secretary of Employment and Social Security, Spanish Government
María Jesús San José, Minister of Employment and Justice, Basque Government
Kris De Meester, Chair of the Health and Safety Group, BusinessEurope
Marian Schaapman, Head of Office of the Working Conditions, Health and Safety Unit, European Trade Union Institute
A1 - Theatre room
21 Nov 2017 - 15:00 to 15:30
Health inequalities in the context of an ageing workforce
Maria Albin, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
A1 - Theatre room
21 Nov 2017 - 15:30 to 16:30
Coffee/Networking break
A1 - Theatre room
21 Nov 2017 - 16:00 to 17:30
Panel discussion. Successful policies and strategies to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing
Sander van Leeuwen, Programme manager for Sustainable Employability, Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (Netherlands)
Wiking Husberg, Ministerial Adviser, Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland)
F. Jesús Alvarez Hidalgo, Policy Officer, Health and Safety Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
Rebekah Smith, Senior Advisor, BusinessEurope
Marian Schaapman, Head of Office of the Working Conditions, Health and Safety Unit, European Trade Union Institute
Victor Santos, Medical coordinator for Spain and Portugal, PSA Group
A1 - Theatre room
21 Nov 2017 - 19:00 to 22:00
Networking evening event
San Mamés Stadium - VIP Area
22 Nov 2017 - 09:30 to 11:30
Parallel Session I. Good practices for promoting sustainable workplaces
Stephen Bevan, Chair of the Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards
Chris Demulder, VitaS (Belgium)
Jirí Zmatlik, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Interior (Czech Republic)
Martin Dolezal, Service Facility for the Ministry of the Interior (Czech Republic)
Sari Tiainen, Lujatalo (Finland)
Jörg Nimoth, Continental AG (Germany)
Simone Langewouters, SAP (The Netherlands)
Peter Pogačar, State Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (Slovenia)
Vladka Komel, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (Slovenia)
Room A3
22 Nov 2017 - 09:30 to 11:30
Parallel Session II. Rehabilitation and back to work
Antonella Cardone, Executive Director, Fit to Work Global Alliance
Wiking Husberg, Ministry of Social Affairs (Finland)
Trude Eliassen, Inclusive Working Life Norway
Irene Kloimüller, Fit2Work Austria
Karin Flyckt, National Board of Health and Welfare (Sweden)
Room A2
22 Nov 2017 - 09:30 to 11:30
22 Nov 2017 - 09:30 to 11:30
Parallel Session IV. Good practice exchange in OSH – the best of 10 years of EU-OSHA campaign partnership
Natalie Lotzmann, Vice President HR, Head of Global Health Management, SAP
Dietmar Elsler, EU-OSHA
David Tjong, Ideal Standard
Viktor Kempa, European Trade Union Confederation
Javier Larrañeta, ETPIS
Szabó Gyula, Federation of European Ergonomic Societies
Tom Schalenbourg, Toyota Material Handling
Patricia O’Callaghan, SAP
Room A4
22 Nov 2017 - 11:30 to 12:00
Coffee / Networking break
Brenda O’Brien, Manager of the Brussels Liaison Office, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
22 Nov 2017 - 12:15 to 12:30
Healthy Workplaces – The way forward
Andrew Smith, Head of Communication and Promotion Unit, EU-OSHA
Stefan Olsson, Director, Employment and Social Legislation, Social Dialogue, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
A1 - Theatre room
22 Nov 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30
Finger food lunch
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