Agenda

Wednesday May 18, 2016

8:00 – 9:00AM  Registration and breakfast in the Courtyard Lounge

8:00 – 9:00 AM  Plenary session in the Tecumseh Auditorium

Master of Ceremonies, Denise Davis, Chair, Liquor Board Employees Division, Ontario Public Service Employees Union

9:05 – 9:15 AM  Welcoming remarks

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President, Ontario Public Service Employees Union

9:15 – 9:30 AM  Update on the Alcohol Policy Framework

The Honourable Dipika Damerla Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (Long-Term Care and Wellness)

9:30 – 9:50 AM  Keynote speaker: Rethinking our relationship with drinking

Ann Dowsett Johnston, Author of Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol

9:50 to 10:25 AM Session 1: What is the current evidence?

  • Tim Stockwell, Director, the Centre for Addiction Research of British Columbia
  • Robert Mann, Senior Scientist, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Moderator: Norman Giesbrecht, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

10:25 to 10:40 AM BREAK – Coffee, tea and fruit in the Courtyard Lounge

10:40 to 11:25  AM Session 1 continued

  • Andrew Murie, Chief Executive Officer, MADD Canada
  • Lisa Simon, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
  • Moderator: Norman Giesbrecht

  11:25 AM to 12:40 PM  Session 2: Why Ontario needs a provincial alcohol strategy

  • Robert Strang, Chief Public Health Officer, Nova Scotia
  • Pegeen Walsh, Executive Director, Ontario Public Health Association
  • Hazel Lynn, Medical Officer of Health, Grey Bruce Health Unit
  • Brenda Stankiewicz, Public Health Nurse, Sudbury & District Health Unit
  • Moderator: Amy Hlaing, York Region Public Health, Ontario Public Health Association Alcohol Workgroup Representative

12:40 to 1:30 PM LUNCH – Sandwiches, salad and fruit in the Courtyard Lounge

1:30 to 2:45 PM Session 3: Building an effective, evidence-informed alcohol strategy for Ontario

  • Robert Schwartz, Principal Investigator and Executive Director, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
  • Ian Loadman, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs, LCBO
  • Lynn Anne Mulrooney, Senior Policy Analyst, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
  • Anne Leonard, Executive Director, Arrive Alive DRIVE SOBER
  • Moderator: Cathy Edwards, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health, Ontario Public Health Association Alcohol Workgroup Chair

BREAK – Coffee and tea in the Courtyard Lounge.

1:30 to 2:45 PM Session 3: Building an effective, evidence-informed alcohol strategy for Ontario   Session 3 Continued

Interactive dialogue with forum Moderator: Cathy Edwards

3:45 to 3:50 PM – Closing Remarks

Dr. Norman Giesbrecht, on behalf of the Alcohol Policy Forum Planning Committee, Working Group for Responsible Alcohol Retailing

3:50 to 4:00 PM – Evaluation

4:00 PM  –  Adjournment

 

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