A full day on environment and public health!

Time: 5 July 8:30-18:00
Location: Donners Plats 3, Visby, Sweden

After two summers without any Almedalen week in place, it feels great to come to Visby and showcase us. Ephi has existed for just over a year, but now it is starting to take off. 

On Tuesday, we have a packed programme starting with a breakfast discussion with Lena Andersson on what to eat? Later in the day, we take a deep dive into everything from how we get enough power grids for Sweden's electrification transition to China's role in climate change. Of course, we end the day with a real Almedal mingle where we get the chance to meet new contacts in a more relaxed setting and to solve the world's challenges as best we can in the meantime. If you would like to attend the mingle, please register..

We are located in the middle of the action at Donners Plats 3, which could be called the EPHI centre of the Almedalen week, right?

The full programme can be found below but changes may be made so please check ephi.se for the updated programme.

A warm welcome!

/ Christofer, Marie, Jonas and Tobias

Programme Tuesday 5 July

08:30 - 08:55
Breakfast discussion with author Lena Andersson on the Ephi essay "To eat or not to eat? On dietary advice for real people".
Participants: Lena Andersson.
Moderator: Marie Söderqvist.

09:00 - 09:45
Seminar - How to get everyone moving (at least one hour a day)?
Participants: PM Nilsson, political editor of Dagens Industri and author of the Ephi essay Exercise Obligation, Per Nilsson, Rector of the Swedish School of Sport Sciences and Chairman of the Committee to Promote Physical Activity, Staffan Movin, Chairman of the Board of En Svensk Klassiker.
Moderator: Marie Söderqvist.

10:15 - 10:45
Seminar - Wasteful environmental tax - The tax on plastic bags is now two years old. Is it a success or a deterrent?
Participants: Sofia Höglund report author, Johanna Ragnartz CEO Keep Sweden Tidy, Lena Lundberg responsible for plastic raw material issues IKEM.
Moderator: Christofer Fjellner.

10:45 - 11:30
Seminar - How do we get electricity grids for the future? The lack of electricity grids is the most acute threat to electrification. But how do we solve it?
Participants: Mats Nilsson, report author and associate professor at Södertörn University, Johan Lindehag, CEO of Ellevio, Carl-Oskar Bohlin, energy policy spokesperson for the Moderate Party, and a representative from SSAB.
Moderator: Christofer Fjellner.

11:45 - 12:30
Lunchtime seminar - After tobacco. Sweden can lead the way, not only to a smoke-free society, but even a tobacco-free one. How is policy responding to this development? What does it mean for public health?
Participants: Per Hörnsten Demoskop, Professor Fredrik Nyström, Stefan Mathisson vejpkollen, Jesper Skalberg Regional Council Gotland.
Moderator: Marie Söderqvist.

13:30 - 14:15
Seminar - Administrative reform for the climate. Is new environmental legislation enough to solve the permit chaos or does it also require a revolution in Swedish public administration?
Participants: Mats Svegfors, former county governor and chairman of the responsibility inquiry, Nicklas Skår, responsible for environmental legislation issues in the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, Karin Comstedt Webb, deputy CEO of Cementa.
Moderator: Christofer Fjellner.

14:30 - 15:15
Seminar - China and the Climate. What everyone should know about China's role in climate change.
Participants: Jojje Olsson, journalist, Jesper Gyberg - Climate Manager, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, Gustav Lind - Secretary General, WWF.
Moderator: Christofer Fjellner.

15:15 - 16:00
Seminar - How should we address the public health challenges of diet, alcohol, exercise and tobacco?
Participants: Lena Andersson for the EPHI essay "To eat or not to eat?". Professor Fredrik Nyström, PM Nilsson who wrote the EPHI essay "Compulsory exercise?". 
Moderator: Marie Söderqvist

16:00 - 18:00
Almedal mingle with Ephi! (Sign up here!)

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Environment and Public Health Institute

Strandvägen 7A
114 56 Stockholm


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