Injury Prevention as a best practice example of cross-EU collaboration in health information generation.
European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety, Luxembourg.
Giulio Gallo works as a policy analyst for the European Commission Directorate-General for Health, in Unit C-2: Country knowledge and scientific committees. He is leading the team responsible for the development of an EU Health Information System.
EU-Consumer Safety Policies-Quo Vadis?
European Policy Centre, UK.
Malcolm Harbour was elected as Conservative MEP for the UK West Midlands in 1999, and served 3 mandates. In 2009 he became Chairman of the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee. Now he is a Council Member at the University of Birmingham, Director of the Digital Policy Alliance, Sr Adviser to the European Policy Centre and to the EU policy consultants Cabinet DN.
How behavioural economy enables people to work safely
Professor of sales and account management at the Erasmus School of Economics
Since 1986 Willem Verbeke works at the Rotterdam Erasmus School of Economics as Professor Sales and Account Management. Verbeke published numerous papers in international scientific journals on marketing, psychology and neuroscience. His research focuses on genetics, endocrinology, neuromarketing and behavioral economy. Verbeke wrote 10 books and is co-owner of Professional Capital, a Rotterdam based sales and account management institute.
Injury Prevention Cycle: four basic steps
VUmc-director of the Amsterdam Public Health research institute.
Willem van Mechelen is chairman of the Research Centre Body@Work TNO VU University Medical Centre and Director -shareholder of the VUmc spin-off company Evalua Nederland B.V. ('Ltd'). He is non-executive board member of Arbo Unie B.V. and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical & Scientific Expert Group.
Adolescents, alcohol and injuries: interventions addressing a potent cocktail.
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Professor Ameratunga leads a multi-disciplinary injury research group at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She has over 20 years expertise conducting large scale epidemiological studies focusing on youth health, alcohol interventions and addressing the inequitable distribution of injuries.
Cycling in Amsterdam: use of safety performance indicators for pro-active policy making.
Senior Advisor in Traffic and Transport Research at Municipality City of Amsterdam
Erik de Kievit is working at the City of Amsterdam that is heavily involved in conducting new road safety policies. He has special interest in innovation and use of new (big) data resources in traffic research and performed research on Intelligent Speed Adaptation and EcoCombi trucks. He now chairs three Communities of Practice: for pedestrians, for city logistics and for self-driving vehicles.
European initiatives in injury prevention: ten years after and the UN-goals for 2030.
WHO-Office for European Region, Denmark.
Dr Dinesh Sethi is Programme Manager for the Violence and Injury Prevention Programme, in theDivision of Noncommunicable Diseases and Promoting Health through the Life-Course at the WHO Regional Office for Europe. He has successfully advocated for injury prevention by contributing to the development of the WHO European Regional Committee resolutions on Preventing injuries in Europe.
Technical solutions: are novel technologies the future for successful injury prevention?
Professor of Rehabilitation Engineering & Biomechanical Signal Processing at the University of Bologna, Italy.
Lorenzo Chiari is full professor at the University of Bologna since 2016. His research interests are directed in particular to rehabilitation technologies, active and healthy ageing, functional evaluation of movement and the risk of falling with wearable sensors, neurobiomechanics of posture and movement, in physiological and pathological conditions.
Comprehensive and holistic strategy for promoting safety, health and well-being.
German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), Germany.
Gregor Doepke has served as Director Corporate Communications and Chief Press Officer of German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) since 1998. In 2017 he was appointed as head of the upcoming DGUV-campaign on a culture of prevention.After he completed his degree in Law, he began working as a project manager for the EU Commission in Luxemburg.