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Nona Shepphard develops with students from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art a scenic contribution to be staged at the opening of the Health Symposium.

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna Welcome
Playwright; Associate Director, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London Art
Chief Executive Officer, Philips Austria GmbH, Vienna Introduction
European Commissioner, DG SANTE - Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission, Brussels
Austrian Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs, Vienna

Dr. Ursula SCHMIDT-ERFURTH

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna

1986 Doctoral thesis, University Eye Hospital, Munich
1986 Internal rotation in Ophthalmic Pathology Howe Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
1986-1987 Research Fellow, Institute of Immunology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1987-1990 Resident in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital, Munich
1990-1992 Research Fellow in Photomedicine, Wellman Laboratories, Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1991-1992 Research Fellow in Ophthalmology, Retina-Department, Massachusetts Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1992-1993 Clinical Fellow in Medical Retina, University Eye Hospital, Medical University of Lübeck
1992-2004 Research Associate, Medical Laser Center, University of Lübeck, Germany
1993-1995 Instructor in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital Lübeck
1996-1999 Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital Lübeck
2000-2004 Professor in Ophthalmology
since 2004 Appointment at the University of Vienna, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
2008 Visiting Professorship: Mc Gill University / Montreal / Canada
since 2009 Lecturer, ESASO - European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, Lugano
since 2009 Lecturer, PhD-Program at CeMM, Center for Molecular Medicine, Academy of Sciences, Vienna
since 2010 Elected member of the Senate, MUW - Medical University of Vienna

Nona SHEPPHARD

Playwright; Associate Director, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London

 Nona Shepphard is a freelance writer, director and deviser with over 150 productions and 40 commissioned plays to her credit. Her plays for a young audience. Her plays recieved several awards and have been presented in the USA, Canada, Europe and Russia. Among her most recent writings are: "Signs of a Star-Shaped Diva" for GraeaeTheatre Company/Theatre Royal Stratford and Therese Raquin a musical version of Emile Zola's novel. She is the Associate Director of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Creative Director of RADA Enterprises.

Robert KÖRBLER

Chief Executive Officer, Philips Austria GmbH, Vienna

 Managing Director, Philips Medizinische Systeme GmbH, Vienna
 Business Line Manager, Philips CMS 11 European Small Countries, Vienna
 Country Manager, Austria & Switzerland Hewlett-Packard / Agilent Technologies

Vytenis ANDRIUKAITIS

European Commissioner, DG SANTE - Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission, Brussels

1975-1993 Medical Doctor and Surgeon, Kaunas, Ignalia and Vilnius
1984 Master Degree, History, Vilnius University, Vilnius
1989 Founder, LSDP - Social Democratic Party of Lithuania, Vilnius
1990-1992 Signatory, Act of Independence of Lithuania; Co-Author, Country'sConstitution, Vilnius
1992-1994 Member, Lithuanian Parliament, Vilnius
1999-2000 Party Leader, LSDP - Social Democratic Party of Lithuania, Vilnius
2001-2004 Deputy Speaker, Lithuanian Parliament, Vilnius
2008-2014 Member, Lithuanian Parliament, Vilnius
2012-2014 Lithuanian Minister for Health, Vilnius
2014 Vice-President, World Health Assembly, Geneva
since 2014 European Commissioner, Health and Food Safety, Brussels

Dr. Pamela RENDI-WAGNER

Austrian Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs, Vienna

1997-2005 Specialisation in Specific Prophylaxis und Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Medical University of Vienna
2008 D.M. Thesis (Habilitation) for Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Hygiene, Medical University of Vienna
2008-2012 Visiting Professor, School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University
2011-2017 Director-General of Public Health and Chief Medical Officer, Austrian Ministry of Health, Vienna
since 2011 Head, Multisectoral Process of National Health Targets
since 2012 Visiting Professor, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna
since 2012 Member of the Standing Committee of the Euro Regional Committee, WHO - World Health Organisation
since 2017 Austrian Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs, Vienna

Health Symposium

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20.08.2017

15:00 - 15:45OpeningPlenary
16:00 - 17:30Health threats near and farPlenary
18:00 - 20:00Evening ReceptionSocial

21.08.2017

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Talk Reproductive RightsBreakout
07:00 - 08:30Affordable access to innovative medicinesPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Communication of knowledge in healthcare: between interests and needsPlenary
12:00 - 12:15A new culture of leadership and cooperation in the healthcare sectorBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 01: Children’s hospiceBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 02: Clinical pharmacistsBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 03: Primary Care Center EnnsBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 04: TeamTherapieBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 05: CornerstoneBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 06: BuurtzorgBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Reception on the HillSocial
18:00 - 19:30The responsibility of religion(s) for sustainable developmentPlenary

22.08.2017

02:30 - 06:00Sunrise Hike to Gratlspitz with David LamaSocial
07:00 - 08:30Integrating health care structures in interdisciplinary teamsPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Migration and healthPlenary
10:30 - 12:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 01: Good health information – the goal of health policy and area of conflict?Partner
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 02: Geriatrics 2.0 – multiprofessional geriatric medicine and digitisationPartner
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 03: The digital supplier as contributor to a healthy householdPartner
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 04: Seamless Care: Quality of life through connected healthcarePartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 05: Sports clubs as impetuses for healthPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 06: Caring CommunitiesPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 07: Leadership for health – supporting transformational change for population health managementPartner
18:00 - 19:30Corporate ethical action for the common goodPlenary