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10th Transatlantic Conference - Day 2 Healthcare/Day 3 Social Dialogue

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31st MAY - HEALTHCARE DAY

9:00AM – 9:30AM

WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION

        


9:30
AM – 10:00AM

OPENING THE DAY

  

Michel Dieu, President, AEIP – France

Susan Bird, Director, MEBCO – Canada

Michael D. Scott, Executive Director, NCCMP – the USA

 


10:00
AM – 11:30AM

 

SESSION I: THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE – POLICY OBJECTIVES FROM THE US, CANADA, EUROPE

 

10:00AM – 10:30AM

Keynote speech –The Honorable Earl Pomeroy, Former Congressman on state of play in the US and the current policy objectives

 

Keynote speech –Bertrand Boivin-Champeaux, Director - French Technical Centre of Provident Institutions - CTIP on the French Healthcare Reform

 

10:30AM – 11:30AM Panel discussion– Representatives from the US, Europe, Canada will discuss the policy trends and focus as well as the main challenges for the system

 

Moderator: Mariah Becker, Director of Research & Education, NCCMP - the US

Frido Kraanen, Principal Director Societal Impact, PGGM – the Netherlands

Earl Pomeroy, Senior Counsel, Alston and Bird – the US

Hugh C. Hart, Vice President, NexgenrX – Canada

 

 

 

11:30AM – 11:45AMCoffee Break sponsored by

mcAteer group of companies


11:45
AM –1:15PM


SESSION II: OCCUPATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH – EXPECTED IMPACTS, TRENDS AND INNOVATIVE APPROACHES ON PROMOTION AND PREVENTION

 

 

11:45AM – 12:15PM  

Key note speech - Bonnie Summers, Executive Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield National Labor Office – the US

 

Key note speech - Martin Jefflen, President, Eurocadres

 

12:15AM – 1:15PM Panel discussion – Representatives from the US, Europe, Canada will discuss the policy trends and focus as well as the main challenges for the system

 

Moderator: Martin Jefflen, President, Eurocadres

Annick Starren, Project Manager - Prevention and Research Unit European Agency for Safety and Health at Work – EU OSHA

Richard Lavergne, Head of Development, Director PSYA – France

Joseph Ricciuti, Co-founder of Mental Health International – Canada

Bonnie Summers, Executive Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield National Labor Office

 

 

1:15PM – 2:30PM LUNCH sponsored by

Canada's Building Trades Unions

 

2:30PM – 3:00PM

 

WHAT FUTURE FOR HEALTH SPENDING?

 

Christine de La Maisonneuve, Economist, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development – OECD

 


3:00
PM – 4:45PM

 

SESSION III: ADDRESSING THE NEXT CHALLENGES OF AN AGEING SOCIETY – EXCHANGE ON POLICIES & BEST PRACTICES FROM THE US, CANADA, EUROPE

 

3:00PM – 3:30PM Analyses of longevity patterns in UK and Canada - Douglas Anderson, Founder of Club Vita – the UK

 

3:30 PM – 4:45 Panel discussion – Representatives from the US, Europe, Canada will discuss the main policy trends and focus as well as the main challenges for the system.

 

Moderator: Douglas Anderson, Founder of Club Vita – the UK


Menno Aarnout, Director, International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies - AIM

Freek Lapré, PhD Member Board of Directors, European Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (EAHSA) & Member of the European Working Group LTC 2030

Katja Bjerstedt, Chief Economist, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Dr. Lisa McGuire, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) – Lead of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program – US

 


4:45
PM – 5:00PM

 

Closing remarks

 

Susan Bird, Director, MEBCO - Canada

 

 

 

1st June - SOCIAL DIALOGUE DAY

 

9:00AM – 9:30AM

WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION  

 


9:30
AM – 9:40AM

9:40AM – 10:00AM

 

OPENING OF THE DAY

 

Alex McKinnon, Department Leader - United Steel Workers, MEBCO - Canada

Key note speech- Liina Carr, Confederal Secretary – European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

 

 

10:00AM – 12:00PM

 

SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL PROTECTION - THE ROLE OF THE SOCIAL DIALOGUE/COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND THE STEPS AHEAD  

 

The focus of this session will be on how social partners (trade unions & employers’ organizations) or public private providers develops schemes to address the challenges of new forms of employment (e.g. part-time work) trends on mobility of workers, etc.

 

10:00AM – 10:30AMKeynote speech with focus on the construction sector by Bernd Merz -BG BAU, ISSA Construction Section, AEIP member - Germany

 

10:30AM – 11:30AM Panel discussion – Representatives from the US, Europe, Canada will discuss trends and challenges from a cross-sectorial perspective

 

Moderator: Bernd Merz, BG BAU, ISSA Construction Section, AEIP member - Germany

Enrique Corral Álvarez, Director General, Labour Foundation for Construction / The Fundación Laboral de la Construcción– Spain

Dana Schaefer, SOKA BAU – Germany

R. Allen Spears, National Director, Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund – the US

Alex McKinnon, Department Leader - United Steel Workers, MEBCO - Canada

11:30 – 12:00 Reflections from the Panel from the EU sectorial partners from the construction industry

Werner Buelen, EFBWW European Secretary Construction – the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers – EFBWW

Domenico Campogrande, Director Social affairs, European Construction Industry Federation – FIEC

 


12:00
PM – 12:30PM

 

CLOSING REMARKS

 

Michel Dieu, President AEIP

Alex McKinnon, Department Leader - United Steel Workers, MEBCO - Canada

Michael D. Scott, Executive Director, NCCMP