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World Congress on Public Health - Plenary programme


Opening Ceremony of the 16th World Congress on Public Health 

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Moderator: Walter Ricciardi, Chair of the 16th World Congress on Public Health

Keynote speaker: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (by video) 

 

Plenary 1 - What happened to the Enlightment?

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Moderators: Giuseppe Remuzzi, Italy, and Vina Hulamm, United States

Speakers/panellists:

Stefan Buttigieg, Malta

Carole Cadwalladr, UK

Summer May Finlay, Australia

Walter Ricciardi, Italy

 

Plenary 2 – The Earth: a strategy for survival

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Moderators: Caroline Costongs, Director EuroHealthNet

Speakers/Panellists: 

Desmond D'Sa, South Africa

Sir Andy Haines, UK

Stella Kyriakides, EC

Diogo Martins, Portugal

Katherine Trebeck, Austrakua

Carolina Urrutia, Colombia

 

Plenary 3 - Leading the way to a healthier world

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Moderators: Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, President EUPHA, and Carlo Signorelli, Italy

Speakers/Panellists:

Sandro Galea, Dean Robert A. Knox School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, United States

Anna Odone, Italy

Bronwyn King, Australia

 

Plenary 4 – The Digital Information Revolution

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Organisers: 

Moderators: Isabel de la Mata, European Commission and James Chauvin, Canada

Speakers/Panellists: 

Maurício Lima Barreto, Brazil

Malebona Matsoso, South Africa

Martin McKee, United Kingdom

Clayton Hamilton, WHO

 

Plenary 5 - Health systems fit for the future: promoting better health, economic growth and social cohesion

Thursday 15 October 2020 

Moderators: Walter Ricciardi, Italy, and Sheila Tlou, Botswana

Speakers/Panellists:

Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, WHO EURO

Ruediger Krech, WHO

Gita Sen, India

Patricio V. Marquez, Ecuador

Sara Cerdas, MEP, Portugal

Katie Gallagher, EPF

 

Plenary 6 - Revolutionalizing the public health workforce as agents of change

Friday 16 October 2020

Moderator: 

Kasia Czabanowska, The Netherlands and Luís Eugênio de Souza, Brazil

Speakers/panellists:

Laura Magaña,  Mexico)

Philip Baba Adongo, Ghana

John Middleton, United Kingdom

Naomar de Almeida-Filho, Brazil

Pete Milos Venticich, Australia

Barbara Bürkin, Switzerland

 

Plenary 7 - Moving out of the silos 

Friday 16 October 2020

Moderators: Michael Moore (Australia) and Roberta Siliquini (Italy)

Speakers/panellists:

Stephen K. Klasko, USA

Walter Flores, Guatemala

Iveta Nagyova, EUPHA

Roopa Dhatt, Women in Global Health

 

Plenary 8 - Making a difference 

Saturday 17 October 2020

Organiser: 

Moderators: 

Josep Figueras, Observatory and Luis Eugenico de Souza, Brazil

Speakers/panellists:

Richard Horton, UK

Christopher Murray, USA

Naomi Nathan, WHO

  

Closing Ceremony of the 16th World Congress on Public Health

Saturday 17 October 2020

Moderator: to be announced

Keynote speakers: to be announced

Awards ceremony: Best Poster Prize, Best Abstract Prize, Ferenc Bojan Award