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NordAN Conference 2015 – Helsinki, Finland

This years NordAN Conference took place in Helsinki (Arthur Hotel) on October 23-24 under the title of “Alcohol, drugs and media scene”.

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AGENDA (with available MATERIALS)

FRIDAY, October 23

10.00 Welcome
Elina Kotovirta, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health – Welcome
Peter Allebeck, NordAN president

10.20 Plenary 1 – Alcohol advertising and the media
Gerard Hastings, University of Stirling – “resist much; obey little”
Sari Aalto-Matturi, EHYT – “”Finnish story on marketing”
Maj-Inger Klingvall, President of KSAN – The Pink Monster – methods to resist aggressive and targeted marketing of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs to girls and young women

13.00 Plenary 2 – Markku Soikkeli´s Remembrance seminar
Thomas F. Babor, University of Conneticut – Case Closed: The Evidence Against Industry Self Regulation of Alcohol Marketing
Janne Seppänen, School of Communication, Media and Theatre, University of Tampere

14.30 COFFEE BREAK

15.00-16.30
Workshops
WOMEN- Networking to resist the impact of media messages and pressure on young women (Leena Harake, KSAN)
Leena Harake – NordAN women´s seminar
Britt Fredenman – 20 years if gender specific drug prevention – The interactive Bella method
May-Inger Klingvall – The Pink Monster
ADVERTISING AND MONITORING (BTACC)
DRUGS (Stig Erik Sørheim, EURAD)
Linda Nilsson – Drug Policy Futures
Thomas F. Babor – Marihuana Legalization: Lessons from Alcohol Control
PARTY, PARTY, PARTY (Antti Maunu, EHYT)
Antti Maunu – Why do we party – and do we have alternatives?
Jukka Törrönen – Responsibilities and party princesses

16.45 – 18.15 NordAN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

19.00 RECEPTION

SATURDAY, October 24

9.00 Nordic Alcohol Policy ReportLauri Beekmann, NordAN

9.20 Plenary 3
Hands on plenary workshop – Online tools
Mikael Westman, EHYT (Finland) – Web-based work at EHYT association
Magnus Jägerskog, IQ (Sweden)

10.15 COFFEE BREAK

10.40 Harm to others – Passive drinking, Nina Karlsson, Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues

11.10 Plenary 4 – Alcohol Policy in Nordic and Baltic countries
Moderator: Mariann Skar, Secretary General of EUROCARE
Panelists are:
Penilla Gunther, Chairman of the Nordic Councils Welfare Committee; member of Riksdag
Romualds Ražuks, Member of the Presidium of the Baltic Assembly,
Chairman of the Public Health Subcommittee of the Social and Employment Matters Committee of the of the Parliament of Latvia
Zaza Tsereteli, International Technical Advisor of the Expert Group on Alcohol and Substance Abuse at NDPHS
Stig Erik Sørheim, NordAN board member (Actis), President of EURAD.

12.30 Conclusions

PHOTOS. Author: Merit Lindén (EHYT)

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