8. January 2018

Full Summit Programme 2018

Transformation. A key certainty in most areas in European society in the coming years – and certainly also for healthcare.

The Self Care Initiative Europe would therefore like to invite you to a Summit Conference in Copenhagen 11-12 April 2018 to discuss and learn more about the new role of care, carers, system and society that this transformation will represent.


Day 1 Day 2
11.30 Registration/Networking Lunch   08.00 Breakfast/Registration
13.00 Introduction by Skandia
Moderator Charan Nelander, Director DCHE
08.50 Good morning
Moderator Charan Nelander, Director DCHE
Theme 1 – Future Scenarios  Theme 2 – Incentives & Investments
13.10 Towards Healthier Lives in Europe
Thomas Senderovitz, CEO, Danish Medical Agency
09.00 Opening session – Sustainable Innovation
Speakers TBA
13.30 Health 2030 – and strategies for beyond
Karl Friedrich Falkenberg, Sustainability Consultant,
European Commission

Rafael Bengoa, Director,
Institute for Health and Strategy Bilbao
Katherine Richardson, Professor, University of Copenhagen
09.45 Investing in health – public or private?
Sir Andrew Witty, Chancellor, University of Nottingham (tbc)
Ilona Kickbusch, Director, Global Health Centre, Geneva
14.30 Break/Networking 10.30 Break/Networking
15.00 Future Care – Care in the Future?
Bert Vrijhoef, Professor Maastricht University
11.00  Innovating Incentives

Timo Minssen, Professor, University of Copenhagen
Frank Rasmussen, CFO, Skandia Insurance (tbc)
15.30 Role of Research & Collaboration

Thomas Alslev Christensen, Head of Operations, 
 Novo Nordisk Foundation
Jelka Zalatel, National Institute of Public Health Slovenia
11.45 Wrap up Incentives & Investments
Messages and Learnings
16.15 Wrap up Scenarios
Messages and Learnings
16.30 Day ends – light snack/networking 12.00 Lunch/Networking
Theme 3 – Engagement and Self Care
 18.00 Opportunity for guided walk 13.00  Care across sectors – a paradigm shift or only natural?

Mariano Votta, Director of Active Citizenship Network
David Somekh, Network Director, EHFF
19.00 Working Dinner
with food for thought
13.45  Creating Empowerment
Kaisa Immonen, European Patients Forum
Jan Smits, Founder SelfCareFactorY (tbc)
14.30 Break/Networking
15.00 European Self Care towards 2030

Hospital, Home, Workplace

Marta Ballester, Project Manager, FAD
Lisa Ackerley, Vice Chairman, IFH
15.45  Wrap up Engagement and Self Care
Messages and Learnings
16.00 Conference ends – and au revoir?