Plenary session - Day 1

FINISHED - The event will bring together leading European experts and decision-makers to discuss the results of the two-year campaign, exchange good practice and explore future strategies for promoting sustainable workplaces in European enterprises, through plenary and smaller parallel sessions and discussion.

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Opening Session

Moderator: Brenda O’Brien

Károly György

Marianne Thyssen (video message)

Janar Holm

Pedro Llorente

María Jesús San José

Kris De Meester

Marian Schaapman

27:05

Health inequalities in the context of an ageing workforce

Maria Albin

01:25:42

Panel discussion: Successful policies and strategies to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing

Moderator: Ruben Maes

Sander van Leeuwen

Wiking Husberg

Rebekah Smith

Francisco Jesús Alvarez Hidalgo

Marian Schaapman

Victor Santos

Plenary session - Day 1
  • Calendar - 21 November

  • 14:00h

    Opening Session

    Moderator: Brenda O’Brien, Manager of the Brussels Liaison Office, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)

    - Welcome by Károly György, Chair of the EU-OSHA Governing Board

    OPENING STATEMENTS:
    - Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility (video message)
    - Janar Holm, Deputy Secretary General on Labour and Employment Policy representing the Estonian EU Presidency
    - Pedro Llorente, Deputy Secretary of Employment and Social Security, Spanish Government
    - María Jesús San José, Minister of Employment and Justice, Basque Government
    - Kris De Meester, Chair of the Health and Safety Group, BusinessEurope
    - Marian Schaapman, Head of Office of the Working Conditions, Health and Safety Unit, European Trade Union Institute
    Moderator: Brenda O’Brien (Brussels Liaison Office, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA))
    Károly György (Chair of the EU-OSHA Governing Board)
    Marianne Thyssen (video message) (Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility)
    Janar Holm (Deputy Secretary General on Labour and Employment Policy representing the Estonian EU Presidency)
    Pedro Llorente (Deputy Secretary of Employment and Social Security, Spanish Government)
    María Jesús San José (Minister of Employment and Justice, Basque Government)
    Kris De Meester (Chair of the Health and Safety Group, BusinessEurope)
    Marian Schaapman (Head of Office of the Working Conditions, Health and Safety Unit, European Trade Union Institute)
  • 15:00h

    Health inequalities in the context of an ageing workforce

    - Key-note speech by Professor Maria Albin, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    - Questions and answers
    Maria Albin (Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm)
  • 16:00h

    Panel discussion: Successful policies and strategies to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing

    Moderator: Ruben Maes (Strategic Communication Advisor)
    Sander van Leeuwen (Programme Manager for Sustainable Employability, Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (Netherlands))
    Wiking Husberg (Ministry of Social Affairs (Finland))
    Rebekah Smith (Senior Advisor, BusinessEurope)
    Francisco Jesús Alvarez Hidalgo (Policy Officer, Health and Safety Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission)
    Marian Schaapman (Head of Office of the Working Conditions, Health and Safety Unit, European Trade Union Institute)
    Victor Santos (Medical coordinator for Spain and Portugal, PSA Group)

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