Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Conference

March 12-14, 2019

 

Preliminary Programme

 

Tuesday, March 12th


09:00-17:00
Registration and Info

10:00-12:15 The Closing Seminar of the Overcoming Childhood Obesity Project of the City of Seinäjoki and its Partner Cities and Communities (in Finnish)  
Seinäjoen kaupungin Lihavuus laskuun –mallinnushankkeen päätösseminaari (suomeksi)
Releasing the Model and the Results of the Project (in Finnish).
Mallin esittely ja hankkeen tulokset (suomeksi)
Ulla Frantti-Malinen, terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin edistämisen koordinaattori, Seinäjoki
Ulla Ollinkoski, projektisuunnittelija, Seinäjoki

12:00-13:30 Opening Ceremony
Welcome Speech, Erkki Välimäki, Director of City Development, City of Seinäjoki
Opening the 2nd International Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Conference
Video “Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki”

13:30-14:00 Release the Seinäjoki Model of Overcoming Childhood Obesity
Ulla Frantti-Malinen, Coordinator of Health and Wellbeing Promotion, City of Seinäjoki

14:00-14:30 National Activities to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Päivi Mäki, Development Manager, Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break, Exchibition and Posters  

15:00-15:30 Class on the Move, Healthy School in Kangdong City, South Korea
Dr. Jae-Heon Kang, Professor of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

15:30-16:30 Mental Health and Overall Wellbeing of Children and their Families
1. Better Life. Better Performance.
Mikko Lilja
, Coaching Director, Hintsa Performance Ltd.
2. Child´s Mind – Mental Health Promotion in Finland
Speaker TBA

16:30-17:15 Health and Wellbeing Management
1. Speaker TBA
2. Outcomes of the Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Model
Speaker TBA, Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Ulla Frantti-Malinen, Coordinator of Health and Welfare promotion, City of Seinäjoki
3. Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Platform for Practice, Education, Research and Business
Helli Kitinoja, Chair of the Conference Committee, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (UAS)
Ulla Frantti-Malinen, Coordinator of Health and Wellbeing Promotion, City of Seinäjoki               

18:00-20:00 Seinäjoki City Reception, Seinäjoki City Hall
Concert, Students of Seinäjoki Music Institute, Teacher Raili Peltonen
Welcome Speeches
Buffee

 

Wednesday, March 13th


08:00-16:00
Registration and Info

09:00-11:00 Site Visit: Early Education Center, Primary School  

09:00-11:00 Research Meeting

11:00-11:30 Coffee break, Exchibition and Posters 

11:30-12:00 The Evidence of the Effects of Physical Activity on Academic Achievement in Youth
Eero Haapala, PhD, Adjunct Professor in Paediatric Exercise Physiology, Biology of Physical Activity, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä 

12:00-12:30 Children and Nutrition in Namibia: Challenges and Opportunities
Prof. Dr. Kenneth Kamwi Matengu, Vice Chancellor, University of Namibia (UNAM), Honorary Visiting Professor, Cardiff University

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Parallel Session 1: Health and Wellbeing Management
1. Impacts of a national recommendation on the sale of sweet products in Finnish schools
Jaakko Anttila, PhD, DDS, Chief dentist, City of Alajärvi, Lecturer in Community Dentistry, University of Turku
2.Healthy Kids 3D – Development Platform 2.0
Sami Alho, Project Manager, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
Speaker TBA
3. PEB: Obesity, nutrition and exercise: The German perspective
Gerhard Huber, Prof. for Sport Sciences, the University of Heidelberg, Steering Committee of the Platform Nutrition and Physical Activity in Berlin, Germany

13:30-15:00 Parallel Session 2: Kids and Families on the Move
1. Could we find new ways to activate Kids – NordInC Project, Botnia Atlantica Programme
Jouko Kangasniemi, Project Coordinator, CEO LiveIt™, Kuortane Olympic Training Center
2. TBA
3. TBA                     

15:00-15:15 Coffee break, Exchibition and Posters

15:15-17:00 Parallel Session 1: Empowering Citizens to make Healthy Choices
1. ECHO Zone Värnamo
Linda-Marie Rönnkvist, Health Coordinator
Johan Arvidsson, Local Government Officer, Värnamo
Prof. Peter Bergsten, Uppsala University, Sweden
2. TBA
3. Effects of Pregnancy Smoking on Fetus and Child’s Future Health
Helinä Mesiäislehto-Soukka, PhD, M.A, Midwife, Registered Nurse, Senior Lecturer, SeAMK; Chair of the Work Group of Non-Smoking Pregnancy and Parenting, The Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia
Joona Emilia, Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Public Health Nurse, Registered Nurse, SeAMK
Marja Pessinen, Bachelor of Health Care, Registered Public Health Nurse, Registered Nurse, SeAMK        

15:15-17:00 Parallel Session 2: Food Safety and Nutrition Innovations
1. What makes us fat: How food health meanings reflect on food consumer behaviour
Maijastiina Jokitalo, Vaasa University
2. Healthy Food for Children
Susanna Suorauha, Catering Services, City of Seinäjoki 
3. TBA                                    

13:30-17:00 Healthy Kids MiniHack    

 

Thursday, March 14th


08:00-15:00
Registration and Info

09:00-10:30 Parallel Session 1: Growing Mental Health Wellbeing
1. Elina Teitti, Taidekasvattaja, Seinäjoen kaupunki 
2. TBA
3. TBA        

09:00-10:30 Parallel Session 2: Food Safety and Nutrition Innovations
1. TBA
2. TBA
3. TBA                     

10:30-12:00 Parallel Session 1: Empowering Citizens to make Healthy Choices
1. Multidisciplinary collaboration to prevent obesity and overweight among children and adolescents in Seinäjoki
Ulla Ollinkoski, Project Planner, Health and welfare promotion, City of Seinäjoki
2. TBA
3. TBA                      

10:30-12:00 Parallel Session 2: Kids and Families on the Move
1.TBA
2. TBA
3. TBA                     

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:30 Fazer Brainhow® – Nurturing Growing Brains
Marika Laaksonen, PhD (Nutrition), Lead in Health, Fazer Lab

13:30-14:00 Beyond PISA – preparing children for the future
Ulla Koivukoski, Founder, CCO, Human Keystones Oy

14:00-14:15 Mercedes Krapovickas, Bandeon artist                                  

14:15-14:45 Panel: Next Steps in the Practice, Education, Research and Innovation to   support Health and Wellbeing of Children, Adolescents and their Families
Panelists TBA

14:45-15:30 Closing the Conference & Coffee
Erkki Välimäki, Director of City Development, City of Seinäjoki 

 

Conference programme will be updated, changes are possible.

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