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Parenting for a healthy life – The role of education in adopting a healthy lifestyle

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EPA GA and conference co-organized with UNICEF

VEV – Verband der Elternvereine an den höheren und mittleren Schulen Wiens
PEG – Plattform Elterngesundheit on November 7 – 9, 2019 in Vienna

Nov 7 – 9, 2019 Vienna

Preliminary program:
Thursday November 7th: arrival of participants.

Afternoon session in cooperation with UNICEF
15:00 – Registration
15:30 – Opening of the conference
Welcome by a representative of the Austrian Ministry of Education (tbc) Ilaria Favero, UNICEF and Arja Krauchenberg, EPA president
15:45 – Keynote: The role of parents in the health and wellbeing of children across the life cycle Aleksandra Jovic, Early Childhood Development Specialist, Ilaria Favero, Adolescent Development Specialist, UNICEF ECARO
16:30 – Group work with guiding questions and practice examples from EPA members
17:00 – Panel session: feedback from the group work and interactive dialogue
17:45 – Wrapping up – end of day 1

Friday November 8th: School visits and the Educational Conference

9:00 – Leaving for school visit (on foot and by public transport)
9:30 – Visit of 2 schools within the Network of Healthy schools in Vienna (Netzwerk Gesunde Schule), 1st school visit 1100 BHAK/BHAS Wien 10 Pernerstorfergasse 77 (Nähe Matzleinsdorferplatz) http://www.bhakwien10.at/
13:00 – 2nd school visit 1040 Wiedner Gymnasium | Sir Karl Popper Schule Wiedner Gürtel 68 http://www.wiednergymnasium.at/
13:00 – Lunch and transfer to afternoon venue. Venue: Akademisches Gymnasium, Beethovenplatz 1, 1010 Wien
14:30 – Registration continued
14:45 – Welcome by
Representative of the EU Commission (tbc) Elisabeth Rosenberger, chairwoman of the Viennese Parents’ Association at Higher and Middle schools, president of the Austrian Parents’ Association (BEV) and Arja Krauchenberg, EPA-president
14:55 – Introduction: Ingrid Keller, policy coordinator, DG SANTE, EU Commission (tbc)
15:15 – Keynote 1: Vaccination: old topic – new challenges, Priv. Doz. Mag. Dr. Maria PAULKE-KORINEK, PhD, DTM, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
15:45 – Keynote 2: The role of education in adopting healthy dietary habits – what works, why and how, Dr. Manuel SCHÄTZER, SIPCAN
16:15 – Coffee break
16:40 – Parallel workshops session 1
Workshop 1: Verein Dialog – preventing addiction (smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, online-gaming-addiction Mag. Nadja Springer
Workshop 2: vital4brain – moving and exercise in the daily routine Dir. HR Mag.Dr.Werner Schwarz and his team will show us the inspiring activities put in place at their school, the Bundesgymnasium Zehnergasse 15 in Wiener Neustadt to get students moving in class. Find some examples here: https://www.simplystrong.at/vital4brain/
17:50 – Parallel wokshops session 2
19:00 – Wrapping up – end of day 2
19:30 – Dinner

Saturday, November 9th: General Assembly (guests welcome until lunchtime)

09:30 – Opening
09:45 – Ice-breaker
10:00 – Foundation L4WB: How to include children in the decision making process
10:45 – coffee break
11:00 – Children’s participation in Austria – Werkstatt Junges Wien, Bettina Schwarzmayr
12:30 – Lunch
14:00 – General assembly statutory meeting (for EPA members only – invitation separately) – Preparation for coming years
19:30 – Dinner

Optional program:
Sunday, November 10th: morning: Optional cultural program: guided tour of town or guided visit of the Caravaggio – Bernini exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum.

Sunday, November 10th: afternoon: Dancing class (first steps training session) at a renown Austrian dancing school

Monday, November 11th at 11:11 begin of the Ball and Carnival Season celebrated on the Graben in the City Centre (close to St. Stephan’s cathedral) by the pupils of all Viennese dancing schools with a great quadrille dance performance which is part of all Viennese balls at midnight.


November 7 @ 15:00
November 9 @ 22:00
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