Speakers 2019

Kenneth Kamwi Matengu

Kenneth Kamwi Matengu

Prof. Dr., Vice Chancellor, University of Namibia (UNAM)

Presentation:
Children and Nutrition in Namibia: Challenges and Opportunities 

Eero Haapala

Eero Haapala

PhD, Adjunct Professor in Paediatric Exercise Physiology, Biology of Physical Activity, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences University of Jyväskylä

Presentation:
The Evidence on the Effects of Physical Activity on Academic Achievement in Youth

Ulla Frantti-Malinen

Ulla Frantti-Malinen

Coordinator of Health and Wellbeing, City of Seinäjoki

Mikko Lilja

Mikko Lilja

Coaching Director, Hintsa Performance

Presentation:
Better Life. Better Performance.

To improve your wellbeing, you need to think how all the elements in your life and environment interact. Doing small things consistently well will lead to sustainable results. Over the past 20 years, Hintsa’s science-based method for optimising health, wellbeing and performance has been tested in the world’s most challenging sports and business environments.

Jae-Heon Kang

Jae-Heon Kang

Professor of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Jae-Heon Kang is a professor of medicine at Sungkyunkwan University, College of Medicine. He received his M. D. degree, Master of Public Health degree on epidemiology and Ph.D on preventive medicine from Seoul National University, College of Medicine. 

His contributions using his expertise in obesity has been honored by various government bodies. He has received commendation from Prime Minister for contribution to health promotion and obesity prevention in 2011, commendation from Minister of Education for contribution to Official Development Assistance in 2015, and Decoration for contribution to Health promotion of Koreans in 2017.
He is the director of “Class on the Move, Healthy School” Project.

His current research interests include the development of IT-BT combined platform technology for management of child-adolescent obesity, clinical effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis of surgery and pharmacotherapy in morbid obesity patients, development of mobile healthcare services in public health centers. Furthermore, he has been carrying out a national cohort study on child-adolescent obesity since 2005, funded by the Korea Center for Disease Control.

Helli Kitinoja

Helli Kitinoja

Senior Advisor, Global Education Services, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK)

Professional profile
– Master in Health Sciences
Registered Nurse (RN), specialized in pediatric and child health care
– Qualified Nurse Teacher, 15-year teacher experience in nursing education
– Expertise in the administration and development of higher education, curricula and institutional internationalization since 1992-
– Coordinator and partner in several national and international research and development projects in the fields of elderly care, home care, eHealth, Health Africa, family nursing etc.
– Visiting lecturer in different Universities (Japan, China, Vietnam, Albania, Kosovo, Uganda, Kenya)

Päivi Mäki

Päivi Mäki

MSc, development manager, Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

Päivi Mäki, MSc, development manager, THL, is a coordinator of the Finnish Obesity Prevention Programme. Her work focusses on contacts to municipalities and other key organizations and actors involved in work related to obesity prevention especially among children. She has been working in THL since 2006 in various expert functions including the development of child health monitoring systems in Finland and the use of register based data in monitoring childhood obesity. She has also long term experience as a public health nurse.

Marika Laaksonen

Marika Laaksonen

PhD, Lead in Health, Fazer Lab

Presentation:
Fazer Brainhow® – Nurturing Growing Brains

Ulla Koivukoski

Ulla Koivukoski

Founder, CCO, Human Keystones Oy

Presentation:
Beyond PISA – preparing children for the future

 

Susanna Suorauha

Susanna Suorauha

Foodservice specialist in Foodservice department, City of Seinäjoki

Master of Hospitality management, Bachelor of Business Administration

Presentation:
Healthy food for Children

 

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