Organisation

 

The 12th Nordic Public Health Conference is being planned and implemented in close collaboration between the five Nordic countries and the City of Aalborg.

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

The principal task of the Programme Committee comprises the programme’s technical content and structure.

Members of the programme committee:

Jette Jul Bruun, Unit Manager, Danish Health Authority (chair)
Tone Torgersen, Norwegian Directorate for Health
Markku Peltonen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Jenný Ingudóttir, Directorate of Health, Iceland
Pia Lindeskog, Public Health Agency of Sweden (until October 2015)
Patrik Nylander, Public Health Agency of Sweden (until February 2016)
Elsa Rudsby Strandberg, Public Health Agency of Sweden (from February 2016)
Viveca Hagmark, Public Health Authority, Finland
Astrid Blom, Head of Section, Danish Health Authority
Mads Lind, Danish Health Authority
Rikke Primdahl, Danish Health Authority (coordinator and liaison)
Vibeke Olesen, Senior Consultant, City of Aalborg (chair of local organisation committee, until June 2015)
Mette Borup, Communications Consultant, City of Aalborg (chair of local organisation committee, from June 2015)

LOCAL ORGANISATION COMMITTEE FOR THE CITY OF AALBORG

The main tasks of the Local Organisation Committee comprise the programme of social and cultural events during the conference.

Members of the Local Organisation Committee:

Vibeke Olesen, Senior Consultant, City of Aalborg (chair until June 2015)
Mette Borup, Communications Consultant, City of Aalborg (chair of local organisation committee from June 2015)
Bente Graversen, Director, Health and Cultural Administration, City of Aalborg
Jane Pedersen, Senior Consultant, North Denmark Region
Charlotte Overgaard, Associate Professor, Aalborg University
Birgitte Kure, Head of Training and Education, UCN
Søren Thorst, Event Manager, City of Aalborg
Claus Rene Pedersen, Senior Consultant, Health and Culture Administration, City of Aalborg
Anders Aaen Larsen, Journalist, Health and Culture Administration, City of Aalborg
Mads Lind, Specialist Consultant, Danish Health Authority
Rikke Primdahl, Specialist Consultant, Danish Health Authority
Ingeborg Mark Jacobsen, Specialist Consultant, Danish Health Authority

DANISH REFERENCE GROUP

The Danish Reference Group helps to qualify the conference’s professional content and its practical implementation.

Members of the Danish Reference Group:

Jette Jul Bruun, Unit Manager, Danish Health Authority (chair)
Charlotte Iisager Petersen, Secretariat Manager, Danish Healthy Cities Network
Simon Rask, Senior Consultant, Danish Heart Association
Anne Lindhardt, Chairperson, Psykiatrifonden
Erik Linde, Specialist Consultant, Alcohol and Society Denmark
Svend Aage Madsen, Chair, Men’s Health Society
Kirsten Vinther-Jensen, Chair for Planning Group, Dansk Selskab for Folkesundhed (Danish Public Health Society)
Rikke Krølner, Centre Coordinator, Centre for Intervention Research, National Institute of Public Health
Nina Brünes, Vice Chair, Council for Socially Marginalised People
Bjarne Bruun Jensen, Professor, Centre for Sundhedsfremme (Centre for the Promotion of Public Health), Steno Diabetes Centre
Lisbeth Holm Olsen, Consultant, Center for Forebyggelse i Praksis (Centre for Practice-based Prevention, Local Government Denmark)
Mette Lolk Hanak, Prevention Manager, Danish Cancer Society
Marie Silbye-Hansen, Consultant, Local Government Denmark
Anne Brandt, Managing Director, Danish Lung Association
Astrid Blom, Head of Section, Danish Health Authority
Mads Lind, Specialist Consultant, Danish Health Authority
Rikke Primdahl, Specialist Consultant, Danish Health Authority (coordinator and liaison)

The Danish Health Authority is the official host and has executive responsibility for the 12th Nordic Public Health Conference.