Kenneth Kamwi Matengu
Prof. Dr., Vice Chancellor, University of Namibia (UNAM)
Children and Nutrition in Namibia: Challenges and Opportunities
PhD, Adjunct Professor in Paediatric Exercise Physiology, Biology of Physical Activity, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences University of Jyväskylä
The Evidence on the Effects of Physical Activity on Academic Achievement in Youth
Coordinator of Health and Wellbeing, City of Seinäjoki
Coaching Director, Hintsa Performance
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.
PhD, M.A, Senior Lecturer, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK)
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
Programme Director, Finnish Schools on the Move – programme
Antti Blom, Programme Director, Finnish Schools on the Move -programme. Finnish Schools on the Move is a national action programme aiming to establish a physically active culture in Finnish comprehensive schools. Schools and municipalities participating in the programme implement their own individual plans to increase physical activity during the school day. Antti has been working as the Programme Director since beginning (spring 2010) of the Finnish School on the Move -programme, in Finnish National Agency for Education. Antti is responsible for leading the programme implementation at every level; administration, local level and schools. Antti is father of three daughters. He loves ice hockey and in summer time gardening.
Presentation: Valio Academy – supporting exercise and wellbeing
Valio Academy is Valio’s primary channel for sponsorship, the program supports children and young people under the age of 18. We aim to make a social effect, by working on the grass-roots level and give out stipends straight to individuals, teams and school groups. Valio Academy provides practical, everyday experiences related to sports, exercise and wellbeing.
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.
Senior Advisor, Global Education Services, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK)
– 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)
Master of Health Science (Nutrition), Licensed dietitian Nutrition Professional, Foodwest Oy
Presentation: Healthy snacking after school, before hobbies
CEO Sano & Lead for the College of Medicine Food Programme
Managing Director of OnniHabit Oy
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.
PhD, Lead in Health, Fazer Lab
Fazer Brainhow® – Nurturing Growing Brains
Founder, CCO, Human Keystones Oy
Beyond PISA – preparing children for the future
Foodservice specialist in Foodservice department, City of Seinäjoki
Master of Hospitality management, Bachelor of Business Administration
Healthy food for Children
Prof. for Sport Sciences, the University of Heidelberg
Prof. for Sport Sciences, the University of Heidelberg, Steering Committee of the Platform Nutrition and Physical Activity in Berlin, Germany
Specialist Coordinator for mental health promotion of children and young people