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Are Europe’s Healthcare Systems Prepared for the Climate Crisis?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
in deutscher Sprache

Heat waves, air pollution, drought and storms – extreme weather situations caused by climate change present a significant threat to health. What preparations are necessary in order to be equipped for unpredictable events?

Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla
Deputy Head and Senior Scientist, Department of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna
Former Secretary General, Austrian Red Cross, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, Büro Arbter - Consulting Engineers for Landscape Planning, Vienna Chair

Dr. Veronika HUBER

Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla

2002-2003 Scholarship Sélection Internationale, Ecole normale supérieure, Paris
2004 Internship, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi
2005-2008 Doctoral Student, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin
2008-2014 Scientific Assistant to the Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam
2014-2015 Visiting Scientist, European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, Sevilla
2016-2018 Independent Research Analyst, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, and Climate Analytics, Berlin
since 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla

PD DI Dr. med. Hans-Peter HUTTER

Deputy Head and Senior Scientist, Department of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna

1993-1999 Resident, Institute of Environmental Medicine, City of Vienna
1997-1998 Public health officer (Master of advanced Science; Public health service)
2003-2004 Residency in Internal Medicine, Department of Angiology (Hanusch Krankenhaus Vienna)
2005 Certification, Specialist in Hygiene and Microbiology with focus on Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
2010 Habilitation in Public Health
 Since 2010 Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health, CPH, Medical University of Vienna
2011 Head, Research unit "Child Public Health"
since 2015 Deputy Head, Department of Environmental Health

Dr. Mag. Werner KERSCHBAUM

Former Secretary General, Austrian Red Cross, Vienna

1979-1985 Verkaufstraining, Leiter Verkaufsinnendienst, Marketing/Exportleiter, Fa. Master Foods
1985-1986 Vertriebsleiter, Fa. Hofbauer
1987-1992 Geschäftsführer (Schokothek, Up to Date), Billa Holding AG
1992-1999 Leiter, extramurale Dienste des NÖ Hilfswerks und Geschäftsführer, Österreichischens Hilfswerk
since 1999 Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung, Österreichisches Rotes Kreuz
since 2002 Stellvertretender Generalsekretär, verantwortlich für die Bereiche Marketing, Kommunikation, Ausbildung, Gesundheit, Rettungswesen, Beschaffung, Österreichisches Rotes Kreuz
2012-2019 Generalsekretär, Österreichisches Rotes Kreuz

DI Dr. Kerstin ARBTER

Chief Executive Officer, Büro Arbter - Consulting Engineers for Landscape Planning, Vienna

 Ist seit 1998 Geschäftsführerin im Büro Arbter mit den Schwerpunkten Öffentlichkeitsbeteiligung (Partizipation) und Strategische Umweltprüfung. Sie gestaltet und moderiert Beteiligungs-Prozesse, wie z.B. Bürgerräte, Arbeitsgruppen oder Runde Tische. Ihr Motto ist "Gemeinsam zu optimalen Lösungen für Menschen und Umwelt". Seit 2017 ist Frau Dr. Arbter auch Lektorin an der FH Campus Wien im FH-Studium Public Management, Wahlpflichtmodul Partizipation.

Health Symposium

show timetable

18.08.2019

18:00 - 19:30OpeningPlenary
20:00 - 22:00Evening ReceptionSocial

19.08.2019

09:00 - 10:15How Can Innovation Remain Affordable?Plenary
10:45 - 12:15AI in Medicine: Who’s Responsible for Its Use and Outcomes?Plenary
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session: Digital Healthcare 4.0Partner
13:30 - 14:05Mental Illnesses: New Ideas to Promote InclusionBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 01: The Village ProjectBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 02: Network Living Well with Dementia in KlosterneuburgBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 03: Oasis Socialis’ TransitionBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 04: Informal CaregiversBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 05: Strengthening Abilities – Coping With TraumaBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 06: Grow Together – For a Good Start in LifeBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 07: amigoBreakout
16:00 - 16:30Breakout Sessions SummaryBreakout
17:00 - 20:00Reception on the HillSocial
20:30 - 21:30Special Lecture: Organs on Demand – Solving Chronic Disease with Stem Cells and Organ EngineeringPartner
21:30 - 23:30Happy Hour and DJSocial

20.08.2019

04:30 - 08:00Sunrise Hike to GratlspitzSocial
08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPartner
09:30 - 10:45Are Europe’s Healthcare Systems Prepared for the Climate Crisis?Plenary
11:15 - 11:30A Healthy Life – How Do We Implement Good Choices?Plenary
11:30 - 12:30How Can Different Stakeholders Contribute to Good Choices?Plenary
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 01: Adaptive Intelligence: Physicians – Friends or Foes?Partner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 02: Pharmacies: Safety as a Business ModelPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 03: The Liberated Patient: From Digitisation to IndividualisationPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 04: Our Health Caught Between Climate Crisis and DemographyPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 05: Liberté, Égalité, Santé: Social Inequality and HealthPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 06: Liberty and Security Need Knowledge: Health Literacy in AustriaPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 07: Leeway and Grey Areas: Liberty for People in CarePartner